Parker Profile:
Founded in 1864
Incorporated in 1981

18.8 square miles

Population: 45,758 (2010)
Trade/Service Area Population:  126,000 
Growth of 96.3% from 2000 to 2010

Total Sales Tax:  8.1%
Median Household Income: $90,808
Median Age:  32.5

Bachelor's Degree or Higher Attained: 45.6%
Master's Degree or Higher Attained: 13.1%

Source:Parker Economic Development Council is designed to help Parker residents find ideal employment close to home and Parker businesses find ideal employees. Take stressful, time-consuming commutes out of the work equation and people can add time to their lives, to their family, to their community.
Welcome Parker Area Job Seekers

This website is designed to help you find a job in or near  Parker, Colorado. A comprehensive website, 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
bringing local job seekers and local employers together

~ The long awaited demolition has begun on the building that once was home to Cottonwood King Soopers.  As of the morning of December 3, 2014, debris can be seen on the east side of the building.  A new and improved King Soopers will be take its place with summer of 2015 as the anticipated 'to be opened' date. 

~ There's construction activity on the
northeast corner of Twenty Mile and
Mainstreet.   According to The Town
of Parker records online, a Culver's
Restaurant will reside there
sometime in the future.   Culver's
website simply states "Opening
Soon."  Culver's is a privately-owned, fast-casual restaurant.

~ Canyon Fitness will be opening soon in Parker.  Located at 18951 East Mainstreet, this fitness center is "[c]reated to energize you with the hottest fitness trends at one location PLUS the conveniences and comforts of a health club, such as kids club and executive locker rooms."

~ Have you noticed the activity on the north side of Lincoln, between Twenty Mile and the Parker Recreation Center?  A "Coming Soon" sign
tells us that CarMax will be
locating there.  It also
advertises for
As of this date (11.19.14),
there are no Parker jobs
listed but keep checking. 


N E W   Parker makes another list!  Nerdwallet placed Parker at number 8 for  "Best Places for Young Families in Colorado."  Three factors were used to determine the rankings:  public school excellence, home affordability, and growth and prosperity.  Three communities near Parker also made the list -- Highlands Ranch (3rd), Lone Tree (7th) and Castle Rock (9th).

Douglas County placed second on Movoto's "10 Best Counties in America."  A real estate blog, Movoto's cited Douglas County's high graduation rate (97.2%), low poverty rate (2%), and high median income ($94,000) as factors in placing it number two in a sea of east coast counties.  

Kudos to the Town of Parker, ranking 12th in CNNMoneyMagazine's Best Places to Live-America's Best Small town list
America's top 50 small towns are not only thriving economically, they’ve also got all you could want in a place to raise a family: plenty of green space, good
schools, and a strong sense of community.

Douglas County was also recognized by CNN Money Magazine. With a job growth rate of 9.1%, it ranked 20th on their Best Places to Live: Where the Jobs Are.


The Top 3 Resume Bloopers People Make
Denver Business Journal

8 Hottest Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industry
Denver Business Journal
"More drilling, and the greater use of technology to produce oil and gas 'make finding available engineers nearly as evasive as new oil discoveries,' said Rigzone’s president, Paul Caplan, in a note for the company’s September edition of the “Drill Down” newsletter."

What are Denver's 4 Most Competitive Job Fields?
Denver Business Journal
"Laura Keresty, director of resume writing at LiveCareer, said the increased competition in these industries means job seekers need to go further than their competition."
Parker Colorado JOBS

Welcome Parker and
Near Parker Employers! 
Click here to learn about this
website and to list a job opening.
Worth Considering

Parker jobs may not always come from Parker employers. Here are four companies that provide employment in Parker/Parker area but are not physically located in Parker:

HSS -- "HSS offers career opportunities in security -- (healthcare, commercial, aviation and government services), courier, medical staffing, biomed, dispatch, medical equipment repair and corporate."

CROSSMARK -- "As a leader in consumer goods sales and marketing, we are the home for over 30,000 hard-working, dedicated and talented people. Together we help some of the largest and most powerful consumer brands with their most important interaction—the interaction with their customers. From corporate positions to in-store product demonstrations to product wall-sets, we are the way to your opportunity."

NARMS (National Association for Retail Marketing Services) -- "... is an email-based connection between NARMS members with job opportunities and merchandisers/field event personnel seeking employment."

Advantage Sales and Marketing -- Specializes in "outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods."  Employment opportunities would include product demonstrations at various retail locations.

Your employer comes to you! Consider working at home. One company is now hiring:  SYKES Home Powered by Alpine Access
H I R I N G   E V E N T S

~ Next door to the aforementioned Allegro Music is the newly opened Independently Yours, "Parker's premier medical supply showroom" that provides "resources and tools to making living at home easier than ever." 

~ Vehicle Vault "is the premier
auto gallery and elite custom garage
community that provides a unique
environment for those who share
the passion for cars."  This unique
addition to Parker is located at
18301 Lincoln Meadows Parkway.

~  Have fun and get a dose of fitness at the same time at Sky Zone:  Indoor Trampoline Park.  Now open at 9851 S. Parker Road (next to Murdoch's).

Three Parker businesses have RE-Opened at new locations.  Sears, formerly located at the Parker Marketplace Shopping Center (across from Sprouts and Parker Payless Liquors), has a new home at 18403 Longs Way (next to Kwal Paint).   Tuesday Morning, once located at Cottonwood Square, has moved into the space Sears vacated.   And due to the renovation of the northwest corner of Cottonwood Plaza, Allegro Music found a new home at 11280 South Twenty Mile Road (south of Target).
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October 22, 2014 -- Wednesday
Senior Helpers
Arapahoe/Douglas Works!  Lima Plaza -- 6974 South Lima Street, Centennial, 80112
Available Job Opportunities:   Personal Care Workers and CNA's to assist veterans that have returned from Afghanistan

October 23, 2014 -- Thursday
Arapahoe/Douglas Works!  Lima Plaza -- 6974 South Lima Street, Centennial, 80112
Available Job Opportunities:   Customer Service -- multiple shifts available

November 18, 2014 -- Tuesday
AARP/Senior Community Employment Program
Arapahoe/Douglas Works -- 6974 S. Lima Plaza
9:00 am to 10:00 am

November 19, 2014 -- Wednesday
Comcast Busines Services Informational Session
Arapahoe/Douglas Works -- 6974 S. Lima Plaza
9:30 a.m.
Available Job Opportunities:  Sales Representatives

November 20, 2014 -- Thursday
Arapahoe/Douglas Works -- 6974 S. Lima Plaza
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Available Job Opportunities:  Restaurant Managers