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Job Seekers: If you're looking for a water conservation or related position in Colorado, this is the place. We receive and post job openings from a variety of employers across Colorado. 

Employers: Send us your open job and internship announcements. Members may log in and post the position, or anyone may send information with an application link to our administrator, Melissa.

  • Monday, April 19, 2021 6:51 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Under basic supervision, provides engineering review of land planning, construction, and development plans for the Community Development (CD) department while serving as Pitkin County’s Certified Floodplain Manager.  Duties may vary according to job assignment.

    Additional information and to apply click here.

  • Thursday, April 01, 2021 9:56 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Town of Castle Rock is seeking to fill several Seasonal Water Monitor positions. Responsibilities include monitoring the mandatory water restriction program and entering data into the database. Additional responsibilities include identification of water waste, sprinkler system problems, initiating verbal and written contact with residential and non-residential customers, explain issues in violation of the Town’s Water Use Management Plan and suggesting proper corrective action. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.

    Additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:52 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    GENERAL PURPOSE: Develops, coordinates, and administers the Board of Public Utilities (BOPU) water conservation programs, analyzes water use, provides customers and the general public with information and education on water conservation programs.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

    • Keeps the mission, vision and values of the Board of Public Utilities at the forefront of decision making and action; builds strategic and collaborative relationships and interacts with others in a way that builds confidence and trust; provides excellent customer service by taking action to accomplish objectives, maintaining high levels of work and productivity, and generating innovative solutions to work situations.

    • Administers the BOPU Wise Water Use Plan and conservation-based rebates; provides public information on water conservation and efficiency programs for City residents and business customers; makes public presentations to promote conservation programs; interprets and explains federal, state, and local rules and regulations.

    • Serves as principal advisor on water conservation issues; compiles, evaluates and analyzes information, and recommends solutions; coordinates communications between BOPU and city departments, state and local agencies, commercial businesses, and community service organizations.

    • Works with federal, state, and local agencies, private industry, developers and commercial customers to promote water conservation and manage the diverse range of water issues facing the community. Tracks and estimates appropriate water use by large water users such as parks, golf courses, schools, spray parks, pools, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, and car washes. Promotes wise water use and conservation efforts.

    • Encourages landscapers and irrigation technicians to be National Irrigation Association certified. Hosts classes as necessary for landscapers to obtain certifications. Encourages landscapers and irrigation technicians to use water conserving technologies and practices. • Liaise with customer service to respond to customer concerns regarding high bills, water use or conservation techniques. Assists customers with questions and may make home visits to provide instructions on how to read meters and assess for leaks. Analyzes water use from customers with smart meters to identify hidden water uses.

    • Enforces metering requirements and other city water conservation ordinances; collects water conservation data, evaluates existing programs, and recommends improvements. Investigates complaints and reports of water leaks or wasteful water use and documents violations, enforces water schedule, and uses violations as opportunities to educate customers and promote water conserving practices. Issues fines for non-responsive customers.

    • Conducts technical and environmental studies on water use trends, usage estimates, and soil samples. Analyzes water conservation issues; develops and recommends new programs, policies, and procedures; prepares reports which summarize water conservation activities and compliance issues.

    • Tracks water use by individual customers who participate in conservation programs

    For full details and to apply, visit https://www.cheyennebopu.org/About-Us/Career-Opportunities/Water-Conservation-Specialist 

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:25 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Under the supervision of the Division Head, with day-to-day direction from the Water Resources Specialist, provides technical level support to professional staff to ensure that Southern Ute Tribal water resources are managed in a manner that promotes their wise use, development, and conservation while complying with Tribal policies and any applicable federal or statutory regulations.  This position is a grade 18 / $18.96/hour.

    Additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:27 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Town of Castle Rock is seeking a Landscape and Irrigation Inspector (Seasonal, approximately April through October) within the Castle Rock Water Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting on-site landscape and irrigation inspections on residential and non-residential land development projects, capital improvement projects, and other related construction activities, to ensure conformance with the Town's Landscape and Irrigation Permit requirements. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.

    Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED. Specific work experience and/or college course work to include landscape and irrigation installation, maintenance, or design.  Must be able to read and interpret landscape and irrigation designs. Any combination of relevant education and experience in order to complete the designated inspection tasks will be considered. Must complete Town of Castle Rock Landscape Professionals Registration requirements within thirty days from date of hire. A valid Colorado driver's license is required. Successful candidate must satisfactorily complete a driving record and criminal background check prior to commencing employment.

    We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation.  Hiring range: $16.38 to $19.26/hr., DOQ/E. Apply on line at www.crgov.com/jobs #LAIIS2021-01Position closes April 1, 2021. EOE

     

    Visit our website at www.CRgov.com

    The Town of Castle Rock is an equal opportunity employer.

     

  • Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:26 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a strategic and driven professional to develop and advocate for sustainable municipal water management policies and programs, and to provide technical expertise to build resilient and vibrant communities while protecting our rivers and lakes. As drought and growing population put the squeeze on water supplies, cities and towns across the West, whether urban, suburban or rural, need the tools and training to use water more efficiently so their communities thrive. The Water Policy Analyst will help shape responsible local to state wide water management policies and programs that ensure water security in the face of growing populations and climate change. Reporting to WRA’s other Water Policy Analyst, this position provides an exciting opportunity to join a non-profit dedicated to advancing sound and equitable conservation practices.

    Visit WRA for full details and to apply.

  • Sunday, February 07, 2021 11:17 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Blue River Watershed Group (BRWG) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the group through the next phase of growth for the nonprofit. The new Executive Director will lead BRWG through the final phases of the Integrated Water Management Plan and through implementation of projects identified in the plan. The new Executive Director will also be responsible for grant writing and administration, fundraising, event planning and production, fundraising, and outreach. The mission of BRWG is to promote, protect, and restore a healthy Blue River watershed through cooperative community education, stewardship, and resource management. For more information about BRWG, please visit
    www.blueriverwatershed.org.

    Job Description:
    BRWG is a small nonprofit, and the Executive Director is the group’s only paid position. BRWG is led by a nine-member volunteer Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for all day-to-day administration, as well as fundraising, event planning, and the strategic direction of the organization. The main responsibilities of the Executive Director are listed below. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties; the Executive Director is responsible for other projects and tasks as they arise.


    Full descriptions available here.

  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:43 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Castle Pines Metropolitan District is seeking an experienced Water Conservation & Efficiency Coordinator. Under the general supervision of the District Manager, this position will develop, recommend and implement policies and strategies to meet the goals of the District’s water conservation and efficiency program and the unaccountable water program, including creating and presenting alternative activities and programs, preparing educational information, coordinating with District staff, outside agencies, customer groups, providing technical support to the water conservation effort, and providing data analysis and recommendations to reduce water loss in the District’s systems. Will participate in supporting and answering questions from citizens and District’s Water Committee.

    Additional details here: https://www.castlepinesmetro.com/district-info/employment-opportunities/

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