What We Do

The Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) provides government agencies the ability to focus their resources on delivering quality services to Coloradoans. The Department collaborates with employees, agencies, vendors, and citizens to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions that further the State's ability to conduct its business.

Most Requested Services

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

State Workforce Snapshot

Frequently Asked Questions


Vision Statement

Building successful state government through initiative and collaboration.

Mission Statement

The Department of Personnel & Administration is the foundation for dependable state government, leading with responsiveness, integrity, and teamwork. We provide services to other government agencies and all Coloradans by taking bold initiative toward a government with engaged employees, innovative solutions, and constructive partnerships. Good government starts here.

DPA Core Values

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Being helpful, useful, timely, and efficient in our actions, results, and communication.

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Collaborating with and empowering each other to achieve success.

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Being honest and fair in our work and relationships.

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Engaging and following through in a way that promotes respect, energy, creativity, and adaptability.

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Operating with accountability, clarity, and ethics in a way that builds and sustains trust.

What's New

February 10, 2021
In observance of Presidents’ Day, many state offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15.
January 29, 2021
A hearing will be held Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom virtual webinar.
January 13, 2021
The general purpose of this emergency rulemaking is to modify Chapter 5 of the Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures to address Paid Family Medical Leave. For full information on the Basis & Purpose of the hearing click on the Basis & Purpose link below. For full information on the Emergency Justification click on the Justification link below.