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​​​​​​​Human​ Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Who We Are

We are a dedicated staff that strives to meet or exceed our customer’s needs, whether they are citizens or other city employees. We believe in the fair treatment of everyone we work with and our focus on driving success is based on strong teamwork, communication and living by the city of Thornton Core Values:

  • Public Trust
  • Customer Service
  • People
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

City of Thornton Mission Statement

Our mission as a community is to ensure the availability of a broad range of services using all available public and private resources. Thornton will provide for a high quality of life by being responsive to the physical and human requirements of its citizens through innovative leadership and planning.

City Employment

Thornton is a full service city providing a variety of employment opportunities. Police, fire, infrastructure, court, recreation, and city planning are just some of the areas that offer rewarding, challenging employment and competitive salaries and benefits.

Application Guidelines

The city of Thornton accepts applications online. The Human Resources department has two computers available to the public to use during business hours to complete an online application and is located in City Hall, second floor, outside of Human Resources.