Boulder County is a forward-thinking community with just under 2,000 employees serving the needs of nearly 300,000 residents. From the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the thriving agricultural lands and urban centers on the plains, Boulder County's 740 square miles include some of the most diverse, natural landscapes and smart-growth development along the Front Range. Our county's leaders and employees have long held a commitment to being stewards of our land, environment and community. From visionary open space, land use and sustainability policies to award-winning wellness and public service programs, our county government helps foster a vibrant, healthy and active community. As individuals and an organization, we value and respect diversity, striving for a high quality of life for all employees and residents. Our policies and practices reflect our dedication to providing the very best in public service.