DLSS Careers


CDLE regularly hires for a wide range of jobs posted on the CDLE careers page. Jobs at the CDLE Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (“DLSS”) include:

  • Compliance Investigators, who, with DLSS training and continuing education, investigate complaints of labor violations, write binding decisions ordering wage payments and changes to unlawful practices, and with experience may participate in outreach, rulemaking, and policy initiatives.
  • Data analysts and technicians, who obtain, analyze, and produce Colorado’s labor market data on jobs and pay by industry, by occupation, and for the state overall.
  • Economists and statistical analysts, who produce and present a variety of analyses and reports on Colorado’s labor market data.
  • Labor policy advisors, who analyze labor law and policy issues, take a lead role in DLSS rulemaking efforts, and produce and present reports and published guidance to internal and external audiences.
  • Administrative Assistants and Program Assistants, at varied levels of pay and experience.
  • Managers and supervisors of all of the above positions.
  • Other positions may be open on an ad hoc basis (Salesforce administrator, outreach and communications, hearing officer, etc.).

DLSS jobs currently posted, or with anticipated upcoming postings:

Statistical Analyst III

Job Posting

Date of posting (linked above): Monday 3/13/2023 (anticipated date, subject to change)
Applications due: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, 3/21/23 (note that extensions cannot be given)

The salary range for this positions is:
                   $6,062.00 - $7,500.00 Monthly
                   $72,744.00 - $90,000.00 Annually

The linked posting is where applications should be submitted, and has contact information for questions about the hiring process.

Following is a description of the job:   

This position is recognized as a Staff Authority in the Office of Labor Market Information based on the level of knowledge, experience and understanding of database systems, statistical research, and data visualization. This position will perform statistical analyses, create database queries, and develop data visualizations for LMI and LMI stakeholders. This position will contribute to and lead various product developments and publications.

This position will be responsible for developing and further enhancing a library of Tableau data visualizations. This position will perform complex statistical analyses such as ordinary least squares regression, probit, logit, and other econometric models using various program languages and statistical softwares (e.g., SQL, Stata, R, Python,ArcGIS), and is the LMI authority on analytical measures using large microdata databases.

This position's research will be used to help make critical decisions by collaborating with internal CDLE stakeholders to determine product development which will in turn lead to finding of potentially top and good jobs available. In addition, it has the potential to aid with critical needs of the Governor’s office, Executive Director’s office and other external areas when researching demographic and migration information or patterns of people within specific industries to then help drive workforce solutions.

Web Accessibility Administrator

Job Posting

Date of posting (linked above): Monday 3/20/2023 (anticipated date, subject to change)
Applications due: 5:00 p.m. Monday, 4/3/23 (note that extensions cannot be given)

The salary range for this positions is:
                   $4,457.00 - $6,709.00 Monthly 
                   $53,484.00 - $80,508.00 Annually

The linked posting is where applications should be submitted, and has contact information for questions about the hiring process.

Following is a description of the job:

This position supports the Division’s requirement to meet the standards set forth by House Bill 21-1110 and OIT. This position works closely with functional leaders, organizational units, and subject matter experts to identify, develop, maintain, and deploy accessible documents and web interfaces for the Division. This position is responsible for learning and understanding the accessible standards required to be compliant. The position will review the Division’s documents for accessibility, as well ensuring the Division’s web interfaces are meeting the same compliance.

This position provides specialized technical design and development experience required to ensure that Department websites and content comply with state and federal laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards that ensure access to individuals with disabilities. On a regular basis, this position monitors and maintains the Division’s internal and external web interfaces to ensure accessibility quality and integrity. This position handles basic web administrative functions, including uploading documents to the web, creating new page layouts and working with program areas to remove outdated or unnecessary documents. 

The position will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of complaint forms using fillable PDFs, reviewing existing or new documents for accessibility, such as INFOs or other guidance materials. The position will assist with LMI documents that may contain graphs and charts to ensure compliance with the new accessibility standards.

Upcoming Positions
  • Compliance Investigator I

To express interest in being notified of future job openings:

If you might be interested in working at DLSS, but there is no current or expected or upcoming posting: We do not take formal applications outside of official job postings, but we can put you on a list to be notified of future DLSS developments, including to be notified of postings of future openings that might be of interest to you. Please fill out this form to express interest, indicating what job, or types of jobs, would be of interest. You do not need to attach a resume or professional profile to the form, but you can if you wish.

About Us:

Through the Office of Labor Standards (LS), DLSS interprets, investigates, issues guidance and rules on, and enforces labor law on various aspects of: wages (minimum, overtime, deductions, etc.); health-related leave and whistleblowing; employee privacy rights (limits on inquiries into credit history, criminal record, or social media); union-management relations (elections and certain grievances); transparency in posting job and promotion opportunities; public contracting; and youth employment.

Through the Office of Labor Market Information (LMI), DLSS collects, calculates, and analyzes information on the state of, and trends in, labor markets throughout Colorado. Through the “LMI Gateway” site, LMI presents its data in various ways: industry employment and wages; current and projected industry and occupation levels; occupational wages; and labor force employment and wages. LMI also provides more customized information and analyses that help workforce centers, unemployment insurance, and policy-makers serve all Coloradans.