Employment With The Town of Severance

All employees are required to perform work in a manner consistent with and exemplary per the Town of Severance’s core values of TOWN PRIDE philosophies and the Town’s Equal Opportunity Employment policy.

The Town of Severance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin ancestry, age 40 or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. The Town of Severance will make all reasonable accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity in employment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Town of Severance employee salaries are competitive, and the benefits are exceptional. We recognize the value of each and every employee and are committed to offering tools and benefits which help foster professional development and success. The Town offers full-time employees an extensive benefits package that includes: 

Health, Life and Disability Insurance

Health Insurance

The Town pays the full premiums for the full-time employee for health, dental, and vision. Employees are eligible the first of the month following date of hire for insurance benefits. Health insurance is offered through United HealthCare. Dental insurance is provided by Delta Dental of Colorado while vision insurance is offered through VSP.

Life Insurance

The Town pays the full premium for term life insurance. Employees have the option to purchase additional supplemental and portable coverage for themselves, their spouses and their dependents.

Supplemental Insurance

In conjunction with planning, this voluntary, portable insurance pays accident, cancer, and hospital benefits.

Short and Long-Term Disability

Employees who cannot work due to a non-work-related illness or injury may receive short-term disability and long-term disability insurance to cover 60 percent of wages through the remaining period of disability.


Deferred Compensation 457 Plan

The Town contributes 3 percent to each full-time employee’s 457 Plan. This allows employees to invest additional tax deferred dollars into a retirement saving plan.


Full-time employees receive ample general leave time – from 16 days (128 hours) up to 31 days (248 hours) based on years of service. Paid Time Off (PTO) acts as a bank of hours that can be used for vacation, sick time and personal leave. Full-time employees receive 12 paid holidays annually. Employees receive 3-5 days leave for bereavement.

Compensatory Time

Non-exempt full-time employees may earn compensatory time in lieu of paid overtime. 

Workers Compensation

Full-time employees who cannot work due to an on-the-job injury may be eligible for 100 percent worker’s compensation. 

Unique Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Six free and confidential counseling sessions are available per year for full-time employees and their immediate family members.

Town of Severance is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  For employment questions please contact: HumanResource@TownofSeverance.org

Town Hall

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3 S. Timber Ridge Parkway
Severance, CO 80550

Office: (970) 686-1218
8:00am – 5:00pm

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