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Human Resources

Human Resources is an internal service department supporting:

  • Recruitment
  • Benefits Management
  • Retirement
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation
  • Employee Development and Training
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Risk Management 


Quarterly Workforce Report



Incorporated in 1911, Westminster’s council-manager form of government is consistently recognized for excellence in management and delivery of full services to businesses and residents. Westminster has six city councilors and a mayor who are elected at large. Councilors serve four-year terms with a two-term limit. Appointed by city council in 2022, City Manager Mark Freitag leads Westminster’s staff and oversees the City’s day-to-day operations. 

Westminster is an employer of choice with a values-oriented culture that attracts top talent from around the country. Westminster has won several workforce-oriented awards including:  

  • Healthiest Employer in Colorado 2014-2017, 5th in the US in 2017 
  • 2021 as a Workplace Mental Health Champion by HealthLinks, a leader in health and wellbeing programs across the United States 

Westminster has an authorized total of 1,109 full-time employees for 2023. As an award-winning, nationally recognized full-service city, departmental activities are conducted in direct support of the mission, vision, and strategic plan set forth by the City Council. The City has achieved some of the highest bond ratings in the state, including AAA and AA+, with the leading national rating agencies. 

Westminster sits in both Jefferson and Adams counties.

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