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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.

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  • Friday, May 20, 2022 9:01 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Hiring Range: $16.00 - $21.26 hourly
    Salary Range: $12.32 - $21.26 hourly            
    Job Summary:
    The Water Conservation Seasonal position is an integral part of the City of Greeley’s Water Resources Division and is responsible for promoting water conservation policies while providing quality customer services to Greeley’s Water customers. This position assists with daily Water Conservation operations and provides information to customers on water conservation techniques and programs.
    Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
    • At least one year of experience dealing with customers in person, and on the phone, is preferred.
    • Experience and knowledge of computer operation and use of software packages including Microsoft Office applications.
    • Good communication skills in person and on phone.
    • Ability to work alone as well as on a team.
    • Good organizational skills and work ethic.
    • Ability to prioritize work schedule, daily, weekly and projects.
    • Able to follow direction and follow through on duties.
    • Knowledge of water conservation techniques is preferred.
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
    • Spanish/English bilingual skills preferred.
    Essential Functions: 
    Customer Service:
    • Respond to all Water customers in a timely manner.
    • Answer high volume of telephone calls and emails.
    • Provide courteous service to water customers with water leak notifications, booking audits, and answering general water conservation program questions.
    • Entering in data accurately into various systems.  
    • Follow-up with customers who have leaks and ensure repairs are made.
    • Occasionally assist the water conservation team members on tasks such as performing water audits in the field.
    Technology:
    • Learn and use customer service software, Community Plus, WaterSmart and advance metering software.  
    • Assist with data entry into spreadsheets and software systems.
    • Use of phone and email systems.
    Operations:
    • Abet customer’s water leaks by providing customers with tools, distributing educational information, and potentially scheduling water audits.
    • Documenting customer interactions.
    • Participate in regular team meetings to ensure consistency is maintained.
    • Serve on occasional educational events as needed.
    • Following instructions as well as taking initiative to carry out duties without being told, once trained.
    • Assist in daily office activities like sorting mail, scanning documents, scheduling meetings, and stuffing bulk letters.
    • Following all safety and COVID protocols.
    View full details and apply here:

    Laborer - Water & Sewer - Water Conservation - Seasonal - City of Greeley - Careers (oraclecloud.com)

  • Friday, May 06, 2022 2:27 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    GROUNDS KEEPER POSITION SUMMARY

    Northern Water is seeking a Grounds Keeper in Berthoud, CO to maintain grounds, perform various maintenance functions and conduct repairs to all Northern Water grounds and facilities. This individual will be responsible for using water efficiency practices to maintain current landscape and garden aesthetics, rehabilitate old landscaping and participate in planning for the future Berthoud Campus expansions and off-site landscapes. Tasks include mowing, edging, maintaining watering systems, snow removal, fertilizing and other necessary tasks using proper tools and procedures. This person should have knowledge of water-wise landscaping and irrigation techniques. In addition to other duties, this person may be asked to assist with educational tours of the Conservation Campus.

    Northern Water is growing and we’re seeking employees who are passionately committed to helping us collect and deliver water to more than 1,021,000 people and about 615,000 acres of irrigated farmland. Since 1937 our strong and stable reputation has attracted employees to be a part of our mission. We offer competitive pay, exceptional benefits and a workplace environment that offers great culture and collaboration. With more than 150 employees, most are based at our beautiful Berthoud, Colo. headquarters, and about 20 are based in scenic Grand County on the West Slope of the Continental Divide. 

    This is an exciting time to become a part of our organization as we embark on building two of the largest water storage projects in recent United States history. We’re proud of our reputation as a leading water delivery, conservation and management organization, not only in the western United States, but across the nation. Come join our team!

    Submit resume and cover letter to: 

    Northern Water 

    220 Water Avenue 

    Berthoud, CO 80513 careers@northernwater.org

  • Thursday, April 14, 2022 11:24 AM | Laura Wing (Administrator)

    The City of Thornton is hiring a seasonal, part-time Water Conservation Intern. Please see the job description and apply here:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/thornton/tempseasonal/jobs/3507491/intern-i-ii-iii-water-resources?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • Wednesday, April 06, 2022 9:10 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    GENERAL STATEMENT
    This position provides cross-functional support and service for Northern Water’s Environmental Data Management System and its users. This role assists in the upkeep of Northern Water’s data resources, ensuring that the weather, water flow, water quality, and biologic data collected are of the highest quality. This position assists users, both internal and external, with their general data needs, including but not limited to data access, compilation, troubleshooting, and basic analytics.

    For additional details, click here.

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 7:47 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)
    Description

    The City of Boulder requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 

    The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play. 

    With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature.  Forty-six thousand acres of protected land provide open space for passive recreation, natural environments, and a green belt around the city.  With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.  

    Respect is one of our five City Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexuality. Through our focus on Racial Equity, our employee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization. 

    Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an inspired future.

    OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE:

    Under direct supervision is responsible for and performs semi-skilled equipment operation, maintenance, and related maintenance functions to City irrigation systems. Coordinates and performs a variety of semi-skilled irrigation system maintenance, repair and construction, as well as minor plumbing repairs throughout the urban parks system. Performs related duties as required.

    The hiring range for this position starts at $17.86 - $25.55 depending on qualifications and experience.  

    KEY COMPETENCIES:
    • Action Oriented: Is action oriented and full of energy to embrace challenges; has the ability to perform with a minimal supervision; seizes opportunities.
    • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meet internal and external expectations and requirements; gets information first hand and uses information to make improvements in services.
    • Listening: Practices attentive and active listening; has patience to hear people out and restate the opinions of others.

    • Time Management: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

    For additional information and to apply, click here and search for the job title.

  • Monday, February 14, 2022 5:29 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    City of Aurora, Colorado
    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. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Serviceand we welcome all who share these values to apply. 


    Aurora Water
    Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health.


    The Water Monitor 

    promotes and educates customers in water conservation methods through customer interactions created by enforcing watering restrictions set by the Water Management Plan of the Water Department. This position begins mid-April and ends after the first week of October, for a term of approximately 25 weeks. Employees are expected to be present for the entirety of this contract, achieving 40 hours per week.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Monday, February 14, 2022 5:25 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    About Groundwork Denver:
    Groundwork Denver is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the physical environment and promote health and well-being through community-based partnerships and action. Please see our website to learn more: www.GroundworkColorado.org.

    Position Summary:
    Reporting to the Associate Director, the Director of Water Programs(“Water Program Director”)will oversee Groundwork Denver’s urban waters program, including but not limited to water quality testing, watershed improvements,youth employee engagement, and community education.The Water Program Director will align all activities to Groundwork Denver’s
    environmental justice strategy and vision.

    Water Program Responsibilities:
    Oversee the implementation of activities in the urban waters initiative, including water quality testing, watershed improvements, youth employee engagement, community education
    Successfully meet grant and contract deliverables, including data collection and reporting requirements.
    Successfully manage and administer water program grants and contracts, including adhering to contract billing and financial reporting requirements, ensuring appropriate expenses are allocated, and staff time billing is accurate
    .
    Supervise volunteers, staff, and consultants working on water-related programming, including Blue Team youth.

    Build partnerships and participate in collaborative efforts related to urban waters.

    Represent Groundwork Denver at external meetings, collaborations and community events related to urban waters.

    In coordination with multiple external stakeholders, exchange data with key partners to participate and aide in the State Water Quality Control Division’s Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process for Lower Bear Creek.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.
  • Monday, January 10, 2022 7:38 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    SUMMARY

    This is highly responsible work in planning and coordinating a variety of capital programs/projects in the Public Works and Water Departments.  This position includes capital improvement project contract administration and coordination, review of projects related to utility improvements, long-range planning activities, developing operations and maintenance plans, and monitoring existing programs and activities related to the Water Operations and Water Resources. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment and action and is reviewed by the Director of Public Works through observation, conferences, reports, and achievement of desired objectives.  May develop intergovernmental agreements with other agencies concerning water rights, land purchases, water system interconnects, water storage, etc.  Prepare written reports and memorandums.  Carry out related administrative duties as assigned.

     

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

    Direction provided by the Public Works Director.  Works closely with and provides direction and supervision of Public Works personnel, and Water Department personnel, and operations personnel.


    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Tuesday, December 21, 2021 9:31 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    The City of Greeley is looking for a passionate water conservation person to: perform irrigation system audits, achieve indoor and outdoor efficiency measures and community/customer engagement. The position will be responsible to conduct outside irrigation and indoor audits, recommend water conversation techniques and fixtures to Greeley Water Customers, and provide water conservation incentives that support the Water Conservation Teams’ objectives and goals.

    Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

    • Two year technical degree or higher required;
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in irrigation systems (design, installation, maintenance and water efficiency) or landscape design, practical on-the-job training and experience in water conservation and customer service; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
    • Minimum possession or the ability to obtain certification as a landscape irrigation auditor, landscape technician in irrigation, sustainable landscape management, or qualified water efficient landscaper within one year of hire.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;
    • Ability to understand, interpret and enforce the objectives, goals and policies of the Water Conservation Program;
    • Beginning to intermediate proficiency and computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
    • Ability to participate in writing technical documents;
    • Experience with building maintenance, plumbing systems and knowledge of cross connection prevention is desirable;
    • Training, presentations, education and water conservation program development experience is desirable;
    • Valid Driver’s license and good driving record;
    • Bilingual in Spanish is desirable.

    Hiring Range: $23.03 - $27.64 hourly

    For full details and to apply, visit Water Conservation Specialist I - City of Greeley - Careers (oraclecloud.com)

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021 9:30 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Job Description

    Martin and Wood Water Consultants, Inc. (M&W) is seeking to hire a water resources engineer to join our team of engineers and hydrogeologists. The Staff or Project Water Resources Engineer position is a technical position primarily in the water rights and water resources fields. The position may include tasks relating to hydrologic analyses of streamflow conditions, construction of hydrologic models, preparation of engineering reports and/or raw water master plans, water supply planning, review of water court decrees, development and maintenance of water accounting forms, review of and conducting historical consumptive use analyses, water rights evaluations, preparation of expert reports in support of Colorado water court cases,  hydrogeological analyses, and occasional field work. The majority of the work will be performed in the office; however, occasional out-of-office opportunities arise which include: surface water sampling; site visits to diversion structures, farms, ranches, and storage and/or recharge facilities; interviewing farmers or other knowledgeable persons on water use; and attending meetings and professional development forums.

    Staff Water Resources Engineer: The ideal employee will have 1-5 years of experience working in the water resources field. A bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field and the ability to obtain a professional engineer license in the future are preferred. The employee will have the opportunity to work under the direction of senior staff and gain additional independent responsibilities over time. The employee will work often with other staff and will have multiple levels of staff available to them for training and mentoring.

    Project Water Resources Engineer: The ideal employee will have over 5 years of experience working in the water resources field. A master’s degree and professional engineer license are preferred. The employee will have the opportunity to manage projects and mentor and train junior staff. The employee will work both independently and often with other staff.

    Please note this posting is for one employee at either the staff level or project level.

    Full description and to apply, click here.

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