Colorado Springs, the second largest city in the state, is located in El Paso County, the most populous county in the state of Colorado. The local business environment benefits from a highly educated and talented workforce, and low operating costs, which is why it's home to many major employers, including more than 30 Fortune 500 firms. Aerospace and defense is the leading industry supporting our local economy. Top public employers (PDF) in the Pikes Peak region include Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base and U.S. Air Force Academy. Together, they represent nearly a quarter of area employment. The top private employers (PDF) include Lockheed Martin Corp., Progressive Insurance Company, Security Service Federal Credit Union and United Services Automobile Association.
Below are some of the recent job postings in our community. For more information about working with District 49, visit our careers page at D49.org/Careers.