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  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:30 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    The Horticultural Specialist performs skilled manual and technical work involved in the maintenance of the Aurora Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, works with and helps train volunteers, assists in educating customers in xeriscape principles and techniques and assists with work planning by scheduling, organizing, and securing materials and equipment for the accomplishment of assigned tasks. This position starts in March and ends in October. The candidate will be expected to work 40 hours a week from mid-May until the end of September.

    Applications MUST demonstrate 1 year experience in the maintenance and installation of landscapes and irrigation components and general knowledge of Colorado friendly landscape principles. Applicant must demonstrate 1 year experience in customer service.

    Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. The values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the city of Aurora, we value integrity, respect, professionalism and customer service as those core values and we attribute those values to our success as an organization, both as an employer and a servant of the community. If you hold these same values, we welcome you to apply.  

    $16.43 - $24.14

    Posted: 02/01/2017

    Job Status: Part Time, Contract/Temporary, Seasonal

    Please visit the City of Aurora job posting for full details and to apply.
  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:29 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    The Horticultural Assistant performs skilled manual and technical work involved in the maintenance of the Aurora Water-wise  Garden; assists in coordinating volunteers and educating customers in xeriscape principles and techniques; and assists with work planning by scheduling, organizing, and securing materials and equipment for the accomplishment of assigned tasks.
    May and ends in September.

    Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. The values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the city of Aurora, we value integrity, respect, professionalism and customer service as those core values and we attribute those values to our success as an organization, both as an employer and a servant of the community. If you hold these same values, we welcome you to apply.

    $12 - $14

    Posted: 02/01/2017

    Job Status: Part Time, Contract/Temporary, Seasonal 

    Visit the City of Aurora job posting for full details and to apply. 

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:26 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    The Irrigation Assessor performs irrigation audits and inspections for residential and large property customers; compiles data and creates written reports based on audit findings; performs general garden and landscape maintenance functions; and may assist in general conservation projects during non-irrigation months.

    Applicants must be enrolled in a college program and must demonstrate 1 year of customer service experience.

    Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. The values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the city of Aurora, we value integrity, respect, professionalism and customer service as those core values and we attribute those values to our success as an organization, both as an employer and a servant of the community. If you hold these same values, we welcome you to apply.  

    $12 - $14

    Posted: 02/03/2017

    Job Status: Contract/Temporary, Seasonal

    Visit the City of Aurora job posting for full details and to apply.

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:07 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the City of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

    Denver Water’s Public Affairs Division is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Conservation Field Technician in the Conservation Team. This position performs water conservation activities such as inspections, indoor, outdoor (irrigation) and cooling tower water audits. The ideal candidate is a strong contributor who will technically and professionally represent Conservation to our customers. Applicants for this role should be enthusiastic and have a strong desire to assist Denver Water in becoming the "best water utility in the nation".

    Full Time Position

    $20.03-$25.04/hour

    40 Hours, Monday - Friday

    For full details and to apply, visit the job posting at Denver Water.

  • Thursday, January 05, 2017 12:05 PM | Alyssa Quinn (Administrator)

    Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District, located in Littleton, Colorado seeks an Assistant Manager to provide leadership and supervision for various financial, technical and administrative functions. 

    Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District provides water distribution and wastewater collection services to 6,806 residences and businesses in western Arapahoe and eastern Jefferson Counties. The District also manages and operates the facilities of the Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District, Bow Mar Water and Sanitation District, Columbine Water and Sanitation District, Lochmoor Water and Sanitation District, and Valley Sanitation District serving an additional 15,000 customers.

    The Assistant Manager reports to the District Manager, and the position offers an excellent opportunity for advancement to that level.  The Assistant Manager is expected to fill in for the District Manager as required and is expected to be involved, and provide leadership to, professional associations such and the Denver Water Distributor Forum, Denver Water Rates and Fees Technical Advisory Committee, Special District Association of Colorado AWWA, WEF and Colorado Water Congress.

     Requirements include:

    • Minimum of two years of experience in a commensurate position with a public entity. Prefer experience in significant leadership role and demonstrate strong leadership skills.
    • Skill to coordinate and manage the administrative functions of the districts managed and operated by Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District.
    • Experience in purchasing, request for proposals and administration of asset, parts and material inventory.
    • Strong teambuilding skills are required in order to create and maintain a collaborative internal environment with fellow and subordinate staff members.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in order to facilitate the interaction with 30 board members and various professional consultants retained by the districts.
    • Self-motivated and self-directed.
    • Visionary and goal-oriented
    • Strong understanding of risk management functions and water and sanitation regulatory requirements.  Understanding of Colorado Special District statutory notice and reporting requirements.
    • Knowledge of human resources functions including compensation and benefits. 
    • Computer literate in MS Office and have management-level understanding of billing systems, accounting, payroll and other office system
    • Four-year degree in Business, Engineering or other appropriate field of study.
    • Valid Colorado driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.

    Qualified candidates should submit resume, with cover letter describing skills applicable to those required, and salary requirements, in confidence to Michael J. (Mick) Roberts, mroberts@skybeam.com.

  • Friday, December 23, 2016 9:51 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    BENEFIT CATEGORY: Contractual View Classifications & Benefits
    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-Time Regular
    ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:   $48,174.00 - 67,444.00
    SELECTION PROCESS:  Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 1/13/2017.
    You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check and drug test required.

    APPLY HERE: https://fcgov.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=fcgov

    SUMMARY:  Plans, develops, and implements water conservation programs to meet water efficiency objectives of the Utilities Water Conservation team.

     ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.

    • Researches, develops, coordinates and carries out water efficiency programs.
    • May conduct water use audits and analyzes irrigation efficiency, both at customer's homes and in the commercial sector.
    • Develop strategies to engage the business community in water efficiency actions, including changes to behaviors, equipment/appliances, and process water use.
    • Implement and monitor specific water conservation measures and monitors compliance with the City's water conservation goals.
    • Provide technical analysis related to the development and evaluation of efficiency programs; Analyze and interpret site and utility data.
    • May enforce and investigate violations of the City's wasting water ordinance.
    • Monitors and evaluates trends and innovations in the area of water efficiency; may attend and/or present at seminars and conferences.
    • Prepares and disseminates educational and informational materials.
    • Prepares and delivers presentations to businesses and the general public.
    • Communicate options and value of water efficiency programs to customers.
    • Acts as educational resource for State and internal education programs.
    • Responds to public inquiries about utility services and programs.
    • Collaborate and coordinate with other related outreach efforts within the City.

     SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is not responsible for the supervision of City employee(s) and/or volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position. 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of water end-uses, process water use, irrigation practices, xeriscape, and landscape water requirements.
    • Advanced computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to perform commercial and residential water audits.
    • Ability to conduct research using reports, journals, and other sources of information.
    • Ability to write clear, complete and accurate reports.
    • Ability to present clearly to both large and small groups.
    • Ability to work effectively on teams.
    • Ability to use word processing, database, presentation, financial, spreadsheet and photo editing software.
    • Ability to develop easily understood and engaging promotional materials for the public.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and external customers.

    EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Environmental Science, Watershed Science, or related field; three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
    • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
    • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

    REASONING ABILITY: 

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid driver's license.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is predominantly performed in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.

    The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to race, religion, gender, age (40 years or older), national origin, color, creed, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law.

    BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST REQUIRED.

    Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 9:48 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    BENEFIT CATEGORY: Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-Time Regular

    ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:   $43,013.00 - 60,218.00

    SELECTION PROCESS:  Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 1/13/2017.
    You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check and drug test required.

    APPLY HERE:https://fcgov.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=fcgov

    SUMMARY:  Plans, develops, and implements water conservation programs to meet water efficiency objectives of the Utilities Water Conservation team.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.

    • Researches, develops, coordinates, and carries out water efficiency programs.
    • Develop strategies to engage the community in outdoor water efficiency actions, including changes to behavior, irrigation equipment/design, and landscape type/design.
    • Implement and monitor specific water conservation measures and monitors compliance with the City's water conservation goals.
    • Provide technical analysis related to the development and evaluation of efficiency programs; analyze and interpret site and utility data.
    • Monitors and evaluates trends and innovations in the area of water efficiency; may attend and/or present at seminars and conferences.
    • Oversees Xeriscape Demonstration Garden and coordinates with other demonstration gardens; may coordinate educational/maintenance volunteers
    • May conduct water use audits and analyze irrigation efficiency, both at customer's homes, multi-family, or commercial/public sites.
    • May enforce and investigate violations of the City's wasting water ordinance. Prepares and disseminates educational and informational materials. 
    • Prepares and delivers presentations to businesses and the general public.
    • Communicate options and value of water efficiency programs to customers.
    • Acts as educational resource for State and internal education programs.
    • Responds to public inquiries about utility services and programs.
    • Collaborate and coordinate with other related water efficiency, outreach, and educational efforts within the City and local/statewide community industry groups.

     SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position will may be responsible for the supervision of City employee(s) and/or volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of water end-uses, irrigation practices, xeriscape, and landscape water requirements.
    • Knowledge of horticultural principles, water efficient landscape design, and Xeriscape.
    • Advanced computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to perform irrigation and landscape audits/assessments.
    • Ability to conduct research using reports, journals, and other sources of information.
    • Ability to write clear, complete and accurate reports.
    • Ability to present clearly to both large and small groups.
    • Ability to work effectively on teams.
    • Ability to use word processing, database, presentation, spreadsheet and photo editing software.
    • Ability to develop easily understood and engaging promotional materials for the public.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and external customers.

    EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Horticulture, Landscape Design/Architecture, Environmental Science, Watershed Science, or related field; three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
    • Ability to write reports and business correspondence. 
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, generally from customers and the general public.

    REASONING ABILITY:

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid driver's license.  Desirable to have a landscape and/or irrigation certification, such as the Landscape Irrigation Auditor certification or other WaterSense labeled certifications.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is predominantly performed in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.

    The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to race, religion, gender, age (40 years or older), national origin, color, creed, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law.

    BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST REQUIRED.

    Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.


  • Thursday, December 01, 2016 4:09 PM | Laura Wing (Administrator)

    Apply here: https://www.cityofthornton.net/government/humanresources/Pages/employment.aspx

    Search for Water Resources Analyst

    Under general supervision, provides technical and analytical assistance in the protection, acquisition and administration of water rights and resources.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

    Responsible for the collection, compilation and interpretation of technical data through field and office research, and the examination and interpretation of water rights and property rights records, Water Court decrees and stipulations; develops and maintains accurate accounting of all municipal water use and storage. Provides scientific research and technical support in litigation efforts in the retention and acquisition of water rights and resources; prepares reports, memoranda, and correspondence regarding water resource issues. Develops and maintains complete water accounting records associated with City water rights. Manages water use to comply with decree requirements; develops reports to demonstrate trends in water usage. Produces various reports, spreadsheet projections, monthly and yearly statistical analyses, technical charts, graphs, and maps for submittal to the State Engineers Office and other parties as required. Prepares correspondence and reports to farm lessee and citizens concerning status of operations and analysis of water supply. Manages effluent leasing, share leasing, and share purchase programs. Assists in managing operation of ditch companies; investigates discrepancies in water leases, shares and water rights. Performs field inspections and conducts hydrologic analyses on water basins, including wells, rivers, lakes, reservoirs and ditches. Monitors users' activity within watersheds. Collects and manages hydrologic data, including groundwater and surface water quality, groundwater levels and discharge rates, and surface water levels and discharge rates. Designs and maintains database applications using queries, forms, reports and macros for monitoring and tracking technical and legal data. Interprets and enters data into databases. Develops spreadsheet programs for water resources accounting and hydrologic analysis. Interprets and enters water diversion data into spreadsheet programs. Tracks division budget expenditures on capital improvement projects; monitors accounts and pays invoices. Represents the division at City meetings and at meetings with other municipalities and area water providers. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Experience:
    Bachelor's degree in a natural science, or related field from an accredited college or university; two years of increasingly responsible experience in a water resources technical position. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

    Licensing/Certification Requirements:
    Valid Colorado driver's license with a safe driving record.

    TESTING PROCEDURES

    Your application will be used as a screening tool. Completeness and accuracy are important!  Any false or untrue statements or material omissions in the application and related paperwork or during the selection process could disqualify you from consideration.
     
    The city of Thornton conducts pre-employment drug testing and a background investigation as a condition of employment.
     


  • Thursday, December 01, 2016 4:05 PM | Laura Wing (Administrator)

    Apply here: https://platform.teachermatch.org/applyteacherjob.do?jobId=37011

    Job Title

    Water Resource Specialist

    Hours Per Week

    40

    Months Per Year

    12

    FTE

    1.0

    District Name

    ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS

    Posted on

    Nov 08, 2016,12:01 AM MST

    Expiry Date

    Dec 09, 2016,11:59 PM MST

    Job Description

    Under general supervision, perform a variety of skilled duties involved in the maintenance, operation and programming of central irrigation control systems and equipment. Utilize, manage and maintain central irrigation control system to maximize irrigation efficiency. Work with district stakeholders to identify system issues and initiate repair work orders. Support sustainability staff in water use management and reduction projects.


    1. Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair central irrigation control components, including weather stations, controllers, communication components, communication wiring, low voltage wiring, flow meters, remote receivers, and valves.

    2. Program central irrigation control system. Utilize evapotranspiration data to adjust central irrigation programs accordingly. Program controllers to maximize water application efficiency. Adjust schedules to meet city requirements for scheduling windows. Adjust irrigation programs for school hours, activities and maintenance operations. Develop drought plans and programs if needed. Ensure minimum water loss from factors such as runoff and wind.

    3. Conduct irrigation system audits and inspections including coverage analysis, zone analysis, soil moisture sampling and other required functions to maximize system efficiency and minimize water use for irrigation services.

    4. Work with sustainability personnel to track, collect and document water use data, and plan for water use reductions including system upgrades and converting vegetation in low-use areas.  Maintain central irrigation system component inventory and make recommendations for system upgrades or modifications.

    5. Develop irrigation system parameters to initiate system alarms and create repair work orders. 

    6. Work with sustainability staff and other school staff to support other sustainability projects and participate in sustainability efforts.

    7. Responds to after-hour calls as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.


    EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

    - High School Diploma or equivalent.

    - Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the installation, replacement, repair and maintenance of central irrigation control systems.

    - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in horticulture, water engineering, landscape architecture, or a related field preferred.


     LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS: 

    - Criminal background check required for hire.

    - Valid Colorado driver’s license and qualified to drive district owned vehicles. 

    - District asbestos training certification (required after 3 months).

    - Landscape certified irrigation technician (preferred after 12 months). 

    - Certified water auditor (preferred after 12 months). 


    SALARY INFORMATION: 

    Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade for the position being posted and employees’ previous work experience. “Grade” refers to position or job classification and “Step” refers to number of work experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Grade for the position step 1. 


    Grade:  G26 - $20.49 per hour

    New Position

     

    BENEFITS INFORMATION: 

    Employees regularly scheduled to work twenty (20) hours per week or more are eligible to receive the district contribution towards insurance benefits as defined in the Classified Master Agreement Article 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5 and are eligible for benefits described within this article. Employees regularly scheduled to work less than twenty (20) hours per week, or employees whose employment is temporary, are not eligible for benefits described within this article.  Please refer to the Classified Master Agreement for more information.

     

    Additional Information

    Seeking a mid to late January hire date


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