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Welcome Parker Area Job Seekers
This website is designed to help you find a job in or near Parker, Colorado. A comprehensive website, ParkerColoradoJobs.com includes:
> job listings directly from Parker/near Parker employers;
> links to over 200 Parker employer websites;
> information and updates on Parker businesses; 
> resources to aid your job search; 
> and if volunteering is part of your career plan, a list of organizations seeking volunteers. 

Good luck in your job search! Tresa
Welcome Parker / Near Parker Employers 
Click here to learn about this website and to list a job opening.
New Parker Employers 
Future Parker Employers
Parker Numbers
Some of the employers on the Forbes America's Best Employers list have a Parker or a near Parker presence.  Here are a few:   
2.  Costco (Parker)  
4.  The Container Store (Park Meadows)  
5.  L. L. Bean (Park Meadows Mall)  
6.  Baxter (Englewood -- 80112)   
10.  Harley-Davidson (Parker)  
43.  Agilent Technologies (Englewood -- 80112)  
81.  Kaiser Permanente (Parker and Lone Tree)   
139.  Williams Sonoma (Park Meadows Mall)  
163.  Burns & McDonnell (Centennial)  
175.  US Foods (Centennial)   
197.  Charles Schwab (Lone Tree)     
232.  Medtronic (Parker)  
250.  Kiewet (Englewood)  
269.  IKEA (Centennial)      
311.  Longhorn Steakhouse (Centennial) 
and more!     
Parker Major Employers

 1.  Douglas County School District
 2.  Parker Adventist Hospital
 3.  Town of Parker
 4.  Wal-Mart
 5.  King Soopers (3 locations)
 6.  Life Time Fitness
 7.  Valley Crest Companies
 8.  Costco
 9.  OraLabs
10. Home Depot
11. Target
12. Lowe's
13. Rocky Vista University
14. Smilanic Construction and Design Corp.
15. Kohl's
16. Best Buy
17. Texas Roadhouse
18. USPS - Parker
19. Safeway
20. Rocky Mountain Signing Co.
21. Mountain Man Fruit and Nut
22. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Spirits
23. To the Rescue
24. Black Bear Golf Club
25. McDonald's
26. Parker Water and Sanitation District
27. Douglas County Library
source:  Town of Parker



Top Ten Hiring Employers by Number of Job Ads
December 1 - December 31, 2016
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 1. Vail Resorts 
 2. HCA - The Healthcare Company  
 3. Centura Health
 4. University of Colorado
 5. Robert Half International
 6. Colorado State Government
.7. Dish Network Corporation
 8. Brookdale 
 9. Northrup Grumman
10. Advantage Solutions, Inc.

source:  Help Wanted On-Line January 23 2016

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Douglas County Major Employers

Baxa (now Baxter)
Medical Technology
Englewood

Avaya
Telecommunications Software
Highlands Ranch

Centura Health/Parker Adventist Hospital
Health Care
Parker

CH2M Hill
Engineering & Architectural Services
Englewood

DISH Network
Satellite TV & Equipment
Englewood

HealthONE/Sky Ridge Medical Center
Health Care
Lone Tree

Information Handling Services Group Inc.
Indexed Data / Software
Englewood

Liberty Media
Telecommunications Holding Company
Englewood

Sprint Nextel Corporation
Cellular and Wireless phones
Lone Tree

TeleTech
Call Center Management
Englewood

tw telecom
Telecommunications
Littleton

Western Union
Financial Services
Englewood

Source:  Douglas County
number of near Parker companies made this year's Fortune 500 list, a ranking of the top 500 companies in the United States. The expanded list includes even more!  Here they are, in order of ranking:
131.  Arrow Electronics (Centennial)  
208.  Dish Network (Englewood)  
263.  Liberty Interactive (Englewood)  
379.  Newmont Mining (Greenwood Village)   
468.  Western Union (Englewood)  
480.  CH2M Hill (Englewood)  
578.  Liberty Media (Englewood)   
587.  Envisions Healthcare Holdings (Greenwood Village)  
684.  EchoStar (Englewood)  

Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years.
Major Projects Under Construction
Assisted Living Facility – Crown Point
CVS Pharmacy – Stonegate
Mini U Storage – Dransfeldt
Parker Flats Multi-Family
Rehab Center – Compark
"Active Development Projects" according to the Town of Parker
How a man should dress for the job he wants -- Denver Business Journal
According to their website, Highlands Ranch has two,  Denver, three, Littleton, Thornton and Colorado Springs, each have one.  And now Parker will be home to a Mini U Storage as well!  Though their sign has been up for awhile on the northeast corner of Dransfeldt and Longs Way, construction is now visible. 
Parker Major 
Private Sector Employers

 1.  Parker Adventist Hospital
 2.  Wal-Mart Supercenter
 3.  King Soopers (2 locations)
 4.  Children's Hospital - Parker Adventist
 5.  Valley Crest Landscape
 6.  Home Depot
 7.  OraLabs Inc.
 8.  Target
 9.  Lowe's Home Improvement
10. Kohl's
11. Car Max Auto Superstore
12. Costco
13. Life Time Fitness
14. Rocky Vista University.
15. Mountain Man Fruit and Nut
16. Chili's Bar and Grill 
17. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
18. American Design and Landscape
19. Best Buy
20. Saltgrass Steak House
21. Sprouts Farmers Market
source:  Town of Parker

If public transportation is how you travel to work or to job interviews, did you know that Parker has a number of RTD (Regional Transportation District) options?  Whether you need to get to a location In Parker or outside of town limits, there are routes available.  Click here to learn more. 
​As you approach the intersection of Lincoln and Jordan, you immediately sense that something is different.  And there is!  Where once a Conoco gas station, convenience store, and car wash were located, is now open space.  All have been razed to make room for a CVS Pharmacy.  Stay tuned for more information.
Click here to view the 
latest Job Openings posted on PCJ!
"A modernly efficient, luxury apartment community" is being built at 11020 S. Pikes Peak Drive, just south of Mainstreet and in the heart of Parker. Parker Flats at Old Town will be comprised of "seven multifamily residential buildings, consisting of 146 sleek, contemporary one- and two- bedroom apartment homes designed with high-end interior finishes." For more information, go to economicdevelopment@parkeronline.org.
Brakes Plus  opened it's second Parker store on the southeast corner of Hess and Parker Road.  A Colorado success story, Brakes Plus was founded by a Colorado native in 1990 and continues to be a family owned and operated business.  According to their website, they provide on-the-job training and excellent benefits.  
Add Crown Point Assisted Living and Memory Care to the list of senior living facilities located in Parker.  Construction has begun at 19160 Cottonwood Drive (near Hampton Inn and Suites) and is to open early 2017.
A family fun center has come to Parker!  Boondock's Food & Fun is now open at 18706 Cottonwood Drive (northeast corner of E470 and Parker Road. Boondock's "provides a variety of entertainment options that appeal to all ages and interests. We strive to create an environment that is safe, clean and inviting for all ages."  
Advance Auto Parts store is now open on the southeast corner of Hess and Parker Road.
Parker will be home to Leman Academy of Excellence in August 2017.  This Classical Education-based charter school will be open to grades K - 6 for the 2017-2018 school year and with 7th and 8th grades to be added in the future..  The "Opening Soon" sign in located just south of the Stroh Ranch King Soopers.  
Centura Health Meridian Emergency and Urgent Care is now open. Its location, 9949 S. Oswego Street (southwest corner of Lincoln Ave. and S. Oswego Street), may surprise you that it is has a Parker zip code (80134)! 
Parker's newest storage unit employer, Your Storage Center, is located at 18275 Apache Drive, just north of Pine Lane Nursery on S. Twenty Mile Road.  
A "Coming Soon" sign makes it official!  A CareNow Urgent Care facility is being built on the northeast corner of Parker Road and Hilltop Road. This will make a trifecta of emergency/urgent care facilities located near this intersection, the other two being  Parker Square Urgent Care and 20 Mile Urgent Care.  
A driving school has opened at 17908 (Suite A) Cottonwood Drive.  Western Slope Driving Institute offers driving education in the form of classroom instruction, behind-the-wheel training, and online courses.  The school also is authorized by the State of Colorado to administer driving tests. which is convenient.  Take and pass a driving test and then walk over to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get your license!  
Parker's newest restaurant, serving craft pizza and craft beer is now open at 12311 Pine Bluffs Way (southeast corner of Hess Road and Parker Road).  Check out Artisan Pizza Co.'s Facebook page for more information.
Will You Be Job Jumping in 2017? -- The Wall Street Journal
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Parker News
Noteworthy
Home luxury products retailer, Spa Palace, is now open at 9910 South Twenty Mile Road (southeast corner of S. Twenty Mile Road and Lincoln).  More than what the name suggests, Spa Palace also sells billiards, barbeque grills, massage chairs and more.  
Near Parker:  Amazon will open a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center at Prologis Park 70 (I 70 and E 470 and is expected to create 1,000 full time jobs.  The fulfillment center is on schedule to open fall this year and will join a sorting center that is currently located near Denver International Airport. For more information:
Amazon to open huge fulfillment center in Aurora, employ 1,000 -- Denver Business Journal
Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Colorado, Creating 1,000 Full-Time Jobs -- Business Wire

            “We are excited to create 1,000 new full-time jobs in Colorado that pay 30 percent higher than traditional retail jobs and receive comprehensive benefits starting on day one,” said Akash Chauhan, Amazon’s vice president of North America Operations

American Academy will be home to a second campus in Parker.  Ground has been broken near the intersection of Lincoln Meadows Parkway and Twenty Mile Road.  The school will have a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) focus in addition to  visual and performing arts programming and character development programing. Grades Kindergarten through 6th will be initially taught with grades 7 and 8 to be added at a later date.
A dog park and a 18-hole disc golf course will open late spring or early summer in Parker!  Construction is underway on the 40-acre site located south of E470, north of Pine Lane, west of Parker Road, along the Cherry Creek Trail.  For more information:  Talk of The Town.  
Have you ever wondered if the open space located north of Mainstreet and Canterberry Parkway will someday be used for residential or commercial purposes?  It will not!  Early January 2017, the Douglas County board of County Commissioners conveyed the 74-acre property (Harvie Open Space) to the Town of Parker to be used for open space and passive recreation (soft-surface trails, interpretive signage, picnic shelters, restrooms and parking access.  Preparations will take place this year and the improvements finished by 2018.  More information:  Talk of the Town