Human Resources

The Human Resources department serves as consultant, partner, and advisor on a wide range of issues and essential human resource functions including recruitment, benefits, employee relations, and legal compliance. We promote professional development of employees in a positive, inclusive, equitable, and healthy work environment.

Employment Verification

For employment verifications and general information, please call 303-655-2098.

Working for the City of Brighton
Excellence, enthusiasm, and empowerment; These are qualities we support in our employees and look for in qualified candidates when we are recruiting for all positions in the city. The City of Brighton is all about service to our community and our coworkers and enjoys a reputation for being very responsive. The city’s Human Resources Department has the responsibility and privilege to help recruit, retain, develop, and support the people delivering these services.

Management Style
City Manager Manuel Esquibel has an inclusive management style and is responsible for overseeing approximately 270 benefited employees and 260 seasonal staff. He meets weekly with all department directors, holds monthly management / supervisor staff meetings and quarterly socials with all city staff, strategic area management teams, called PODS, combine related departments to achieve greater interdepartmental cooperation, coordination, and goal accomplishment benefiting the organization as a whole.