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Parker Colorado JOBS
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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 in 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 and 
Near Parker Employers 
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New Parker Employers
                                Those familiar with the popular coffee house on Mainstreet may 
                                question why Fika is listed as a new Parker employer.  Well, it is 
                                new employer because Josh and Anna Rivera have opened another 
                                Fika located in the Idyllwilde neighborhood at Canterberry
                                Parkway and East Idyllwilde Drive.   
                                        CarMax , located at 18220 Ponderosa Drive 
                                        (Lincoln and Twenty Mile Road), is now open. 

                                            CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 
                                            500, and one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to 
                                            Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s 
                                            largest retailer of used vehicles. The CarMax consumer offer features low, no-haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service.  CarMax website
Future Parker Employers
Progress being made on the Cottonwood King Soopers.  
King Soopers MarketPlace at 17761 Cottonwood Drive will be opening late fall this year according to the Town of Parker website.  A marketplace it will be as this King Soopers will not only carry the usual grocery offerings but will also sell "general merchandise, including apparel, dinnerware, small appliances and more."  Roche Construction and its subcontractors will bring in around 300 jobs and the completed King Soopers will create around 250 new jobs.  
Parker Numbers
Vanterra Apartments will be the name of the apartment complex currently under construction on the southwest corner of Dransfeldt Road and Mainstreet. According to an October 29, 2014 Parker Chronicle article, the finished multi-family housing will have nine separate three-story buildings containing one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. By the end of the project, there will also be five garage buildings and a clubhouse for a total of 285,000 square-feet of space.
Parker News
                                Parker's landscape is changing and one of the most striking 
                                examples is the location of the future home of the library. 
                                According to the Douglas County Library website, the new library 
                                will be a "two-story, 40,000 +/- square-foot replacement of the 
                                current Parker branch, just north of Parker Town Hall and the PACE Center. The new library will have a minimum of 150 parking spaces, and be adjacent to a park."  Perhaps the first part of that last sentence is worth repeating:  "The new library will have a minimum of 150 parking spaces . . . . "  Yeah!    And thanks to technology, we're able to get an idea of what will occupy that space.  Click here for a video and renderings and here for The Town of Parker's webpage with information on that area, called the EastMain Development Project.  
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!     

Top Ten Hiring Employers by Number of Job Ads
April 1 - April 30, 2015

 1.  Centura Health
 2.  Robert Half International
 3.  University of Colorado
 4.  HCA - The Healthcare Company
 5.  Safeway Companies
 6.  CTG - Computer Task Group
 7.  Accenture
 8.  Dish Network Corporation
 9.  Anthem, Inc.
10. Health One

source:  Help Wanted On-Line April 20, 2015

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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.
*** A new job has been posted. *** Click here.
​A new office building now occupies the northeast corner of Jordan Road and Pine.  Soon, it will be home to The Solomon Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides funds for church extensions.  
Colorado places fourth on CNBC's America's Top States for Business 2015.  Full article
​The building Mark Pi's once occupied (Lincoln Avenue and Village Center Drive is no longer. It's been razed to make room for First Choice Emergency Room (parent company is Adeptus Health). Details to follow.  
A new school is being built at the corner of Twenty Mile Road and Ponderosa Drive (just north of CarMax).  Global Village Academy Charter School plans on opening August of this year.  It will accommodate kindergarten through fifth grade students for the 2015-2016 school year, adding a grade each year thereafter until reaching eighth grade.  The Douglas County website also states that "Additionally, the school will offer free full day kindergarten, a fee-based preschool, and shuttle bus service from Franktown, Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Lone Tree and Highlands Ranch.