Posted on: January 12, 2018

College Invest Lunch & Learn January 30th

Tuition Reimbursement

We have partnered with CollegeInvest to offer our employees access to Colorado’s 529 College Savings Program as part of our benefits options. This opportunity allows employees to use tax-advantaged college savings plans to save for higher educat...

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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: January 11, 2018

It's a Good Time to Update Your Information

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With tax season quickly approaching, now is a great time to check your address in JD Edwards (JDE) and update it if necessary! While updating your address in JDE, it would also be a good idea to provide emergency contact information so in the event of a c...

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Employee Self Service in JDE Human Resources - General News
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Weight Watchers at Work

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Employee Wellness is excited to bring Weight Watchers Freestyle to our Weight Watchers at Work program. Based on science, Weight Watchers Freestyle is a simple and flexible program that allows you total freedom with food choices while still losing weight....

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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: January 4, 2018

January '18 Retirement Meetings

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Building your nest egg

With roughly one-third of Americans having absolutely no retirement savings, it's safe to say that millions of workers are headed on a dangerous path. Without independent savings, you'll have no way of keeping up with your living cos...

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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Has your name changed?

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Did you recently have a name change? It's important to update this information with Human Resources so that your financial and medical benefits can be as current as possible. 

To report a name change, please do the following:

  1. Print, fill o...
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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

It's Back - Hold the Holidays 2017!

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The holidays are full of gatherings, sweets, potlucks, and comfort foods. This year stand up tall and join Hold the Holidays to help prevent those extra holiday pounds. This weight maintenance challenge doesn’t include tracking food or calories, it just g...

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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: October 19, 2017

All About Onboarding

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First impressions can have a lasting impact. 

Onboarding is your departments opportunity to make a strong and lasting first impression with your new hires. Onboarding is integrating a new employee into your department. Spending time familiarizing ...

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Human Resources - General News
Posted on: September 22, 2017

PTO (Paid Time Off)

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Effective in January 7, 2018, Jefferson County will be moving to a Paid Time Off Program (PTO) for all new hires. Under PTO, employees have a combined vacation and sick leave. As a current benefit-eligible employee, you will be given a one-time opportunit...

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PTO FAQs Human Resources - General News

Posted on: October 6, 2017

All About PA's

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Check out our training resources on Auto PA's!

PA's can be confusing. The below training tools will help guide you through the process: 

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Human Resources - Secondary Spotlight News
Posted on: September 22, 2017

HR In the Loop

HR In the Loop

HR In the Loop is a semi-monthly newsletter for supervisors brought to you by Jefferson County's Human Resources department. Learn more about onboarding, managing performance, stay interviews and much more! Browse through the latest editions below:

HR In t...

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Additional Info... Human Resources - Secondary Spotlight News
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Employee Engagement Survey Results

Employee Engagement 2017

An employee engagement survey measures employee commitment, motivation, purpose and passion for the organization. There are many reasons the County is interested in this information:

  • To retain employees and understand what motivates you.
  • To ensure our staff...
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Additional Info... Human Resources - Secondary Spotlight News

Posted on: January 12, 2018

Catching Good - Santa Shop Volunteers

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Business & Finance Division’s Accounting Team recently volunteered for a shift at the Santa Shop for The Action Center.

The Santa Shop allows clients in need to shop for Christmas gifts for their families. The Accounting Team volunteered for ...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Human Services Job Bulletin

Any externally posted Human Services job posting can be found on jeffco.us/792/Jobs or www.governmentjobs.com. We will also continue to share through J.E.N. to help with communication across divisions. Questions? Please contact Natalie Williams.&...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 5, 2018

New Hydration Stations

The Human Services Building is in the process of installing Hydration Water Stations near each floor center elevators. The location of the stations must be located where a previous water fountain was, due to the water source. The new stations will include...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Free Tax Preparation

Jefferson County Human Services, in partnership with The Denver Asset Building Coalition (DABC), is offering free tax preparation every Monday from January 22 – April 2 from 10am – 2pm in the Laramie Building.

Last year, DABC served 114...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 5, 2018

The Betty Proctor Fund

The Betty Proctor Fund (BPF) provides one-time assistance for individuals or families who have a need that threatens their self-sufficiency that cannot be met through their own resources. Assistance includes, but is not limited to: medical, dental, educat...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Classes

Employees can register for courses on JEN through the HR Training link, https://intranet.jeffco.us/238/Training. Below are the dates and the designation of which class is for Supervisors and above or All Staff.

Each class will begin at 8am and end at 5pm w...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 5, 2018

American Disabilities Act and Disability Awareness Training

In conjunction with the Rocky Mountain ADA Center, Jefferson County Human Services is providing American Disabilities Act and Disability Awareness Training. The training will be provided in the Jefferson County Human Services Building and will last for 2 ...

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Human Services
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Human Services Brand

Jefferson County launched a new brand and logo in June. Since the transition to J.E.N., the location of information has now changed and can be found on the New Brand and Standards page. While all Jefferson County branded items are available through J.E.N....

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Human Services
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Reminders on Parking and Smoking Areas

As a reminder, please refrain from smoking outside of the designated areas, including parking lots, walkways, etc. With the exception of Head Start which is a smoke free campus, each building has a designated area.

  • Human Services Building: former bus stop ...
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Human Services
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Customers in the Building

Human Services has received several reports of customers being inside the building prior to 7:30am, when the building opens. Customers have been let in the building by staff. At times, customers let other customers into the building. No customers are to b...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Coat and Gear Drive

The weather is getting colder at night and homeless Human Services customers are needing warmer coats, rain coats, or anything, warm even hoodies.

You can help by giving to the Jeffco Human Services Internal Coat Drive. Human Services is accepting warm gea...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Child Health Plan Plus Update

As you may know, Congress has not reauthorized federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) in Colorado. Unless Congress acts to restore federal funding, CHP+ in Colorado will end January 31...

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Human Services

Posted on: January 12, 2018

NEW SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR VPN STARTING 1/16/18

MFA

Jeffco VPN users will be required to use Multi-Factor Authentication Starting on January 16, 2018. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a security method where a user is granted access to an application or service only after successfully presenting three ...

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ITS - News Services
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

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Most news outlets are reporting new technology vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre, that affect almost all technology devices: computers, tablets, and phones.  These vulnerabilities are not easy to exploit — they require a specific set o...

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Read full article here. ITS - News Services
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Have you met Lynda?

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Looking to improve your business and technical skills or advance your career with new skills? Now you can with Lynda.com

Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest technology, management, and business sk...

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ITS - News Services

Posted on: January 11, 2018

It's a Good Time to Update Your Information

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With tax season quickly approaching, now is a great time to check your address in JD Edwards (JDE) and update it if necessary! While updating your address in JDE, it would also be a good idea to provide emergency contact information so in the event of a c...

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Employee Self Service in JDE JEN News Home
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Time Off Requests to be Temporarily Turned Off in Kronos

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During the transition for employees opting into the PTO program, there are a few items to be aware of regarding time off requests in Kronos:

Employees Staying on Current Vacation/Sick policy:  

No time off requests will be allowed to be entered or ...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: January 4, 2018

January '18 Retirement Meetings

retirement-money-jar-with-clock-news

Building your nest egg

With roughly one-third of Americans having absolutely no retirement savings, it's safe to say that millions of workers are headed on a dangerous path. Without independent savings, you'll have no way of keeping up with your living cos...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Weight Watchers at Work

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Employee Wellness is excited to bring Weight Watchers Freestyle to our Weight Watchers at Work program. Based on science, Weight Watchers Freestyle is a simple and flexible program that allows you total freedom with food choices while still losing weight....

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JEN News Home
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Jeffco Wellness Team Wins Two Prestigious Awards

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Jefferson County’s Human Resources Wellness Team recently earned two prestigious awards, one from UnitedHealthcare and one from the American Heart Association.

In August, Jefferson County was one of the 10 organizations across the U.S. awarded wi...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Ship Personal Items to Your House, Not to the Office

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Now that the holiday season has begun, the county mailroom is being inundated with personal boxes and packages from Amazon and other online retailers.  Please consider that burden on our Facilities team and do not have your personal packages and ...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Jeffco Accounting Team Wins National Award 32nd Time

GFOA Award 2017-JEN

Jefferson County’s Accounting Division, has received a national award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for financial reporting for 2016. The Board of County Commissioners, at its Dec. 12 hearing, presented the award to Dir...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: December 2, 2017

Kronos Upgrade Complete

Kronos-Upgrade

The Kronos upgrade to version 8 is complete! 

The new link to access Kronos is:  https://time.jeffco.us

Update your favorites and bookmarks with this link ASAP – the old link to access Kronos will not work after Jan. 1, 2018!  

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Visit the Payroll page to learn more JEN News Home
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Commissioner Rosier to leave Jeffco for Sterling Ranch Community Authority Board

Rosier-Resignation

Veteran Jefferson County Elected Official Donald Rosier announced that he will resign from the Board of County Commissioners in early January 2018, to become General Manager of the Sterling Ranch Community Authority Board. Rosier was elected Commissioner ...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: November 27, 2017

The Giving Tree

Giving Tree 2017 News JEN

Update as of Monday, Nov. 27

Thank you for your generosity – as of Monday, Nov. 27, there are no tags left on the Giving Tree. If you were able to take a tag or two to help a Jeffco family this holiday season, please be sure that your unwrapped g...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Our ongoing goal is to make the Engage Jeffco enewsletter a great resource for citizens and employees to stay updated on county news, important services, events and much more. In addition, the Engage Jeffco enewsletter is a tool to help get citizens more ...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Memo on End-of-Year Payroll Information

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As we draw closer to the end of 2017, the Payroll Department would like to share some important information concerning year end and W2s.

W-2 Forms

Please take special notice to ensure that your address and Social Security Number are correct in JDE Employee ...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Sign Up for County Closure Notifications

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Snow season is upon us, and we just updated the closure/delay procedure for 2017-2018. 

Here are key things you need to know:

Making a Decision

For an overnight snow/ice event, we’ll do our best to announce any delays or closures by 5 a.m....

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JEN News Home
Posted on: October 26, 2017

It's Back - Hold the Holidays 2017!

Hold the Holidays graphic-sized

The holidays are full of gatherings, sweets, potlucks, and comfort foods. This year stand up tall and join Hold the Holidays to help prevent those extra holiday pounds. This weight maintenance challenge doesn’t include tracking food or calories, it just g...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Swap-n-Shop is now The Hub

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Swap-n-Shop will be repurposed as The Hub.

This module in the new website system allows us to host groups, message each other post comments and photos and vote on discussions. This gives us a great way to interact and make connections on all those things l...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Update to Driving on County Business Policy

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Zoom, zoom - we all have habits, including how we drive our personal vehicles. When we are driving a county vehicle or on county business, all public eyes are on us. That’s why it is important for all of us to set a good example and maintain a high standa...

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JEN News Home
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Engage Jeffco Video 2017

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Earlier this year we launched the new Engage Jeffco Video 2017, featuring the big collective impact we all make together here in Jeffco. We wanted to thank all the staff who helped us with this project. We are very proud of all the hard work and dedicatio...

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JEN News Home

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Kronos Version 8 upgrade happening soon!

We will be upgrading to Kronos Version 8 soon.  The Upgrade will begin the evening of Friday, December 1 and will finish by Sunday, December 3.  

What are the changes to the non-exempt non-supervisor screens?  

There aren&rsqu...

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Kronos Korner Newsletter

Security

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Creating a Cybersecure Home

Several years ago, creating a cybersecure home was simple; most homes consisted of nothing more than a wireless network and several computers. Today, technology has become far more complex and is integrated into every part of our lives, from mobile device...

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Download the full article here. Security
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Most news outlets are reporting new technology vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre, that affect almost all technology devices: computers, tablets, and phones.  These vulnerabilities are not easy to exploit — they require a spec...

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Read full article here. Security
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Fraud alert, freeze or lock after Equifax? FAQs

After the Equifax breach, some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. Others are considering freezing or locking their credit files to help prevent identity thieves from opening new accounts in their name. This link contains ad...

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Read full article here. Security
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Improve your online safety with advice from experts

Have you ever wanted personalized cyber security advice?  Answer a few questions, and this tool gives you a few simple things you can do to improve your security. It's confidential - no personal information is stored.  Click on the link ...

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Access the online tool here. Security
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Avoiding Holiday Scams

The holiday season is a great time to make charitable gifts to support the causes you care about, and charities often run end-of-year fundraising campaigns. However, criminals take advantage of this fact and run scams and frauds of their own to fool consu...

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Read the full article here. Security
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Holiday Traveling with Personal Internet-Enabled Devices

Your smart phone, tablet, or other device is a full-fledged computer.  When shopping, banking, or sharing personal information online, take the same precautions with your smart phone or other device that you do with your personal computer &md...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Lock Down your Login

One of the most effective steps you can take to protect your online lives is enable two-factor authentication whenever possible.  In this newsletter, we teach you how to protect yourself and lock down your login with something far better than jus...

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Download the full article here. Security
Posted on: December 3, 2017

Mozilla's Guide to Privacy-Aware Christmas Shopping

The Holidays, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Unless you buy a gift that spies on your kid or gets your friend hacked. Wish lists this year will have more connected devices than ever. How do you know if that gift comes with privacy inc...

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Read the full article here. Security
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Apple rushes to fix major password bug

A flaw in MacOS High Sierra - the most recent version - makes it possible to gain entry to the machine without a password, and also have access to powerful administrator rights.  While Apple works on its fix, it offered a workaround for users con...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Shopping Online Securely

The holiday season is nearing for many of us, and soon millions of people around the world will be looking to buy the perfect gifts. Many of us will choose to shop online in search of great deals and to avoid long lines and impatient crowds. Unfortunately...

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Security

Posted on: December 12, 2017

Show Your Bronco Spirit

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Our Denver Broncos have a prime-time game this week on Thursday Night Football. Let’s show them our Jeffco support and wear Broncos gear or blue and orange to work (please be sure that you have your supervisor’s approval first).

So get ...

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Spirit Days