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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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  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022 1:43 PM | Lyndsey Lucia (Administrator)

    Job Summary:

    The Lead Technician is an integral part of the Water Conservation team and Fort Collins Utilities (Utilities), providing support by managing indoor and outdoor water demands and improving water efficiency to meet the goals of the Fort Collins Utilities Water Efficiency Plan. The position uses innovative techniques to improve water use efficiency throughout the community, including science-based methodologies and industry best practices for managing water demands and improving community resiliency. The position involves independent and collaborative work with numerous entities, internal and external to the City organization, to implement programs, policies, plans, goals, and regulation-based requirements.  The position requires a culturally competent, water professional with data management and analysis skills who can interact with diverse groups and individuals to provide community benefits and excellent service to Utilities’ customers.

  • Monday, August 08, 2022 12:24 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)
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    Job Summary:

    This position is an integral member of the Communication & Engagement Department team, working collaboratively with Water & Sewer Department leadership to develop, implement and manage high-level strategic communication plans. The Communication Specialist II will provide direction and context for the communication, promotion, public education, and public engagement aspects of work related to the Water and Sewer Department. They will use a range of tactics including marketing and advertising, social media, websites, and community dialogue to ensure the public is well informed about the state of the Water & Sewer Department’s projects, services, operations and infrastructure,

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of integrated communications strategies, including engagement, education and marketing. They will work well in a collaborative, dynamic and results-driven environment. The ideal candidate must be comfortable working with many stakeholders and distilling complex information. Experience in water issues is desirable, but not required.

    Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree gained through a four-year college/university academic program or specialized technical training of equivalent length in the field of Communication and Engagement or a related field.
    • No less than three to five years of progressively responsible professional experience involving 21st-century communication practices (i.e., marketing, communications, media relations, public engagement, brand management, or related fields.)
    • Proficient at writing, organizing content and data, and reporting outcomes.
    • Experience assessing, monitoring and measuring strategic communication initiatives.
    • Experience in media relations including writing press releases, pitching stories, and coordinating interviews.
    • Ability to utilize components of project management to successfully schedule, lead and facilitate communication.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong customer service skills and diplomacy.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Mail Chimp, and WordPress
    • Experience with current social media applications and online platforms for communication and engagement.
    • Experience with digital cameras.
    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022 12:52 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Aspen Valley Land Trust is seeking a Director of Science, Restoration & Land Management / Land Steward Announced July 20, 2022 Applications accepted until August 15, 2022 or until filled Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT), a regional land conservation organization located in Carbondale, Colorado, has been protecting open space and special places for the benefit of wildlife, agriculture, and community in the Roaring Fork and middle Colorado River valleys for more than 50 years.

    We are seeking a motivated team member with experience in natural resource science, ecological restoration, project management, and partner relationship management to help manage our growing portfolio of conserved lands. This position will lead the active and hands-on management of land owned or co-managed by the Trust, and provide technical direction and assistance to conservation easement owners and other partners in land management as part of a dedicated and talented team of eight staff, guided by a nine-member volunteer board of directors.

    For full details and to apply, visit 2022_avlt_land_manager_job_announcement_7-20-2022.pdf

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022 12:50 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Water Education Colorado is seeking an individual with a commitment to service and passion for educating Coloradans, in particular teachers and youth, about the importance of the state’s water resources.to serve as an AmeriCorps eeCorps member with Water Education Colorado. 

    If you are interested in applying to this position, please send your resume and a short cover letter outlining your interest in the program and commitment to national service to Erin Dreps, eeCorps Program Coordinator, at americorps@caee.org. Please include “AmeriCorps Water Education Colorado Application” in the subject line. Please also attach a list of three (3) references, and a diversity and inclusion statement that is no longer than one page in length.

    For full details, read the The K-12 Water Educator Liaison position description found here.

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022 12:29 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    Position Summary:  

    In alignment with the mission of the CWCB, the role of the Regional Project Manager is to work with local water users and stakeholders to provide strategic proactive grant outreach partnerships and project concept development to further the progress on the Colorado Water Plan actions and other critical objectives. The  Regional Project Manager will conduct outreach on funding opportunities; coordinate with stakeholders on project identification; help identify strategic partnerships for multi benefit projects; assist stakeholders throughout the grant application process including developing scopes of work, budgets, outcomes, and deliverables; act as a liaison and coordinate efforts between CWCB staff and Basin Roundtables; evaluate and coordinate a technical review of all Water Plan Grant applications; recommend Water Plan Grant award funding to the CWCB Director and Board; coordinate with contract administrators during the procurement process; manage grant projects, including site visits, progress tracking, disbursement of funds, and compliance with grant agreements; and manage project closeout and final reporting with grantees.

    For full details and how to apply, visit the job posting at State of Colorado Job Opportunities | State Job Opportunities (governmentjobs.com)

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022 12:22 PM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)

    REW is seeking a creative and outgoing leader to join their high functioning team making positive impacts on rivers in Colorado and the greater Western U.S.  The candidate must be collaborative in nature and possess strong written and verbal skills, as well as broad knowledge of fundraising in a non-profit setting.  The Development Director position will manage the planning and implementation of strategies to procure funding resources that support REW’s strategic and operational goals.  The Development Director will have demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability to research, and acquire funding in a natural resources and environmental education context. TYPE: Full-time exempt, 40 hrs/week

    LOCATION: Grand Junction, Colorado


    Based on experience and education, hiring range is $61,000 - $70,000.  Group Health Insurance plan, 403(b)7 retirement (RiversEdge West will match 50% of employee contribution up to 15%), holiday and paid time off (vacation and sick) continuing education stipend, and employee assistance program.


    RiversEdge West (REW) is the leading nonprofit working to protect the quality and ecological integrity of riparian lands as an important means to promote the economic, social and cultural well-being of communities in the Western U.S.

    For full details and how to apply, visit Job Opportunities | RiversEdge West

  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:24 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)
    Description of Job


    Under the mission of DOLA, the Land Use & Water Planner in the Community Development Office of the Division of Local Government will coordinate the State of Colorado's work to identify and promote local government best practices for integrating land use and water planning. The position will develop and implement a coordinated workplan that includes research and best practices, guidance materials and tools, outreach and communication, training, technical assistance to help implement portions of the Colorado Water Plan, and assist with other CDO planning functions as needed. The work plan will be developed in consultation with the State Water Conservation Technical Specialist in the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) and support the work of the Colorado Land and Water Planning Alliance ("Alliance"), a group of organizations working on these issues that were convened by CDO and CWCB in 2017 to advance this work through collaborative efforts. The position will contribute to the land use section of the Colorado Water Plan update and other state plans (as applicable), in coordination with CWCB and other relevant state agencies. 
     In coordination with partners, the position will develop and implement an outreach strategy to share resources including training curriculum, training materials, website resources, and other communication pieces to help local governments implement land and water planning strategies. The position will assess and identify the needs of local governments and water providers to ensure the development of tools, best practices, and other resources that will resonate and be effective; utilize a strategic outreach approach to maximize progress toward Water Plan goals; review and update content on the Colorado Water Plan website and other relevant State websites to ensure land and water planning resources are up-to-date and strategic; coordinate and provide training and technical assistance activities statewide in collaboration with the Alliance and CWCB; identify and share resources  (e.g., funding, additional sources of technical assistance) to support local planning efforts; and evaluate program effectiveness and recommend enhancements. 
     Additionally, the position will organize and lead Land and Water Planning Alliance meetings and work groups, work to enhance partnerships with Alliance members, and seek opportunities for collaboration with potential partners.  The position will facilitate discussions with Alliance members to identify potential policy and legislative issues and solutions, ensure broad buy-in among Alliance members, synthesize input from stakeholders, and clearly communicate potential policy-level solutions. The position will also identify metrics for measuring goals for integrating land use and water planning and track progress, and develop an annual report on metrics/indicators tracking progress and results

    For additional information and to apply, click here.
  • Friday, July 01, 2022 11:44 AM | Ruth Quade (Administrator)

    The Deputy Director for Water Resources is a leadership position with the City’s water utilities overseeing the city’s raw water operations, long-range strategic water planning, water resource acquisition, water court, water conservation, alternative transfer method projects, expansion of the non-potable irrigation supplies and systems, watershed health and agricultural lease and farm management programs. The position is responsible for both ongoing water resource programs and  implementation of new capital projects and programs identified in the Integrated Water Resources Plan and reports directly to the Water and Sewer Utilities Department Director. The Deputy Director coordinates, obtains, aligns resources, and develops policies to secure water supplies and develop water projects necessary to meet current and future water demands. The Deputy Director regularly interacts with the Water & Sewer Board and the position may serves as both program and project manager on key water resource projects and policies.

    City of Greeley Jobs

    City of Greeley CO - Deputy Director of Water Resources Brochure - June_2022.pdf

    Deputy Director of Water Resources.Rev.05.25.22.pdf

  • Friday, June 17, 2022 2:24 PM | Lyndsey Lucia (Administrator)

    Northern Water is seeking a Water Efficiency Specialist to support and maintain Northern Water’s Conservation Garden and landscape at the Berthoud Headquarters. This individual will perform seasonal landscape and irrigation maintenance, provide tours of the Conservation Garden, conduct water efficiency audits, support public education and outreach efforts, attend and assist with training and certification workshops, as well as provide support for the Water Efficiency Grant Program. This individual will be a key part of the implementation of creating new landscape models that use less water, are adaptable to climate stress and provide public value and ecosystem services. To achieve this vision, our Conservation Campus is pursuing LEED certification and Sustainable SITES, and we need help from a qualified individual to get there. This role will design, plan, construct, deliver and perform annual maintenance on new and renovated small and large-scale demonstrations with input from collaborative stakeholders, strategic partners and the water efficiency team. 

    Northern Water is growing and we’re seeking employees who are passionately committed to helping us collect and deliver water to more than 1 million 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!

  • Friday, June 17, 2022 10:41 AM | Laura Wing (Administrator)

    Check out this exciting opportunity to manage the Agricultural Stewardship Office in Ault, CO. Delve into ranch and cropland management, production agriculture, holistic grazing practices, agricultural water issues and other aspects of managing large working landscapes. Visit the link below to find out more!


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