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  • Monday, November 13, 2017 8:28 PM | Anonymous

    About Denver Urban Gardens
    Since 1985, Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) has offered neighborhoods the essential resources for community gardens, including design and construction planning, leadership development, training, fundraising, and on-going construction garden support. DUG currently supports more than 170 community gardens throughout Metro Denver, including 70 school-based gardens. In addition to supporting an expanding network of gardens, DUG operates: the Master Composter and Master Community Gardener Training Programs; the Grow a Garden Program; and DeLaney Community Farm. Additionally, through our school garden support programs, DUG provides extensive learning opportunities for children in nutrition and gardening.

    About the Position
    This position supports DUG’s efforts to provide gardeners with the key resources needed to be successful, and seeks to both deepen and expand DUG’s horticultural expertise and reach. The goals of the position are to: direct DUG’s efforts to provide essential resources to DUG community gardens; ensure that all horticultural operations are informed by research and best practices with a focus on sustainability; and position DUG as a content-area expert in the horticulture aspects of community gardening. The primary topic areas of DUG’s horticulture work include: soil, water, plants, seeds, trees, pollinators, pests and diseases, weeds, etc.

    1.) Annually Manage the Grow a Garden Program:

    • Develop program schedule and communication materials
    • Coordinate seed and transplant deliveries and manage communications with distribution center representatives
    • Secure donations from seed companies
    • Coordinate the ordering and distribution process of seeds from seed companies and transplants from greenhouse growers, including recruiting and coordinating volunteers to assist with sorting and distribution
    • Tracking and evaluating program data for internal use and reporting to funding sources
    • Strategize the growth of the program by developing annual and long-term goals

    2.) Oversee Horticulture Programming:

    • Coordinate public gardening classes with DUG’s pool of topic experts, primarily targeting community gardeners and Grow a Garden Program participants
    • Further develop a community garden water conservation program in partnership with metro area water authorities
    • Manage soil testing process for new garden sites

    3.) Annually Manage the Plant Sale:

    • Manage all aspects of DUG’s annual plant sale fundraiser
    • Lead volunteer efforts related to running the sale

    Compensation
    The compensation package includes an annual base salary ranging from $35 to $40K, a full health and dental insurance benefit package, paid holidays and vacation commensurate on date of hire.

    Qualifications and Required Skills

    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated experience and success in nonprofit program management
    • Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Proficient with Apple and Google applications
    • Familiarity with Sales Force a plus
    • Interest and passion for horticulture in a community setting
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and in teams with a willingness to take initiative
    • Conversational Spanish a plus, but not required

    Required Information to Submit

    To apply, please submit the following by way of email to dirt@dug.org in a single pdf or mail to 1031 33rd Street, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80205-2763.

    • Cover Letter highlighting your areas of expertise as it pertains to the listed qualifications, professional background, and any related experience with nonprofit program management
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

    Applications accepted through December 4, 2017 – No phone calls please


  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:02 PM | Anonymous

    The District expects to hire a Communications & Administrative Coordinator who will work under general supervision provided by the Assistant Manager. This role serves as the coordinator of communications with District customers and other stakeholders. The selected candidate will develop communications strategies for several Special Districts. Designs, review customer outreach materials and oversee/execute the District social media presence. The candidate will also coordinate District reception desk and perform general administrative duties. There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position. 

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:42 AM | Amelia Nuding (Administrator)
    Western Resource Advocates seeks a passionate Senior Policy Advisor with knowledge of water issues in Arizona to join our Healthy Rivers Team to strengthen current State and local efforts aimed at implementing drought contingency policies, demonstrating water conservation practices, and increasing water management flexibility. This position provides a unique opportunity to build local partnerships and programs that can be leveraged into statewide policy change. Reporting to WRA’s Water Policy Manager, the Senior Policy Advisor will collaborate with program staff and conservation community partners, cultivate pro-conservation decision makers, and cooperate with municipal water providers and state agencies to advance the next phase of water management in Arizona. The position is based remotely in Arizona, with a strong preference for the Phoenix metropolitan area.  Deadline to Apply is October 31, 2017.  The start date for this position is no earlier than January 2, 2018.


    For more information about the job, including how to apply, visit http://bit.ly/wraazspa

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:00 PM | Anonymous

    SUMMARY
    The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting the Water Superintendent in review of engineering documents, implementation and construction of renewable and non-renewable water treatment and delivery resources supplying high quality water to support current and future demands. 


    For additional information and to apply - Click Here

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:32 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora; we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. 

    This position is with the Public Information and Water Conservation Division within Aurora Water Department. Aurora Water Conservation's mission is "To promote the efficient use of Aurora's water." This is accomplished through innovative and challenging outreach, education, enforcement and incentive based programs. Our dedicated team focuses on conservation's role in meeting Aurora's current and future water demands while delivering exceptional customer service.  

    Full details and application information

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 3:12 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    The City of Fountain, Colorado, is seeking an entry-level water engineer. The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting the Water Superintendent in review of engineering documents, implementation and construction of renewable and non-renewable water treatment and delivery resources, supplying high-quality water to support current and future demands.

    Full description and requirements

    NeoGov application access


  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:37 PM | Anonymous

    The Regional Liaison (RL) is responsible for recruiting new subscribers and retaining existing subscribers in a designated geographic area. The Regional Liaison is the primary go between for WRF and its subscribers

    For additional information and to apply - Click Here

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:34 PM | Anonymous

    Water Research Foundation, an international non-profit organization that sponsors research on behalf of its water utility and organizational subscribers, is currently seeking aResearch Manager (RM) to help fulfill its mission of advancing the science of water to improve the quality of life.

    More details and to apply - Click Here

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 7:45 AM | Anonymous

    Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for a highly skilled, people-oriented, energetic Senior Conservation Specialist with significant renewable energy program management and low income assistance program experience. You will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing renewable energy programs for residential and business customers and for managing our low-income assistance program.

    Applications available through September 7th - Additional Information Here

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