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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.

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 8:39 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Definition:
    Under the general supervision provided by the Water Resources Manager, organize, coordinate and manage the implementation of water conservation programs identified in the City’s Water Efficiency Master Plan, Sustainability Plan, Climate Action Recommendations Report and
    Envision Longmont Multimodal and Comprehensive Plan. This position will collaborate with the Sustainability Program to coordinate outreach and program development, as well as work with other City department and division representatives, local and regional water conservation groups, educational institutions, and other stakeholders to achieve successful implementation of Longmont’s water efficiency master plan while incorporating the city’s sustainability goals and objectives. The position requires coordinating with and providing direction and support to administrative, professional, and technical positions in various City departments and working with citizen advisory boards and diverse groups in the community.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 8:36 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 Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
    Why Work for Aurora?

    • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
    • Diverse community
    • Competitive total compensation package
    • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
    • Light rail station minutes away
    • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
    • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
    • Access to innovation workspaces

    Aurora Water Department
    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 Conservation Specialist – Water-wise Landscapes

    position requires a dedicated team member that is well versed in regionally appropriate water-wise landscape principles, horticulture and design. This position regularly engages with citizens to promote water-wise landscapes through thoughtful design and a great understanding of plant species. As the Water-wise Garden lead, this position also requires leadership skills and the ability to effectively lead a team of seasonal employees and interns. 

    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, January 04, 2022 7:55 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Position Summary
    The Administrativeand Programs Assistant plays an integral role in achieving Water Education Colorado’s mission by supporting key educational programs and administrative functions for more than500individual and organizational members, 5,500 supporters and
    Colorado’s general public. Primary responsibilities include helping to plan and deliver educational programs and events,including tours, leadership programs, and the annual Sustaining Colorado Watersheds conference,as well as processing and fulfilling orders and membership renewals to ensure the smooth operation of the WEco office.
    The ideal candidate possesses strong clerical, logistics and customer service skills.

    The position is currently a 20-24-hour per week role, to be negotiated,under a one-year contract, with the opportunity to extend under conditions that will be discussed during the hiring process.This is an opportunity for either a growth-minded individual to gain early experience in the nonprofit sector or a water-related career, with the possibility of advancing to a full-time position with increased managerial responsibility, or for someone seeking an assistant-level role that offers a stimulating array of responsibilities. The position reports to the Executive Director.

    For additional information and direction 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.

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021 9:26 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Skilled Irrigation Technician is responsible for carrying out the full spectrum of irrigation tasks associated with residential irrigation systems as part of landscape installations, irrigation maintenance, and occasionally
    stand-alone irrigation installations, including associated troubleshooting and repairs. Duties also include seasonal start ups, repairs, and winterization of irrigation systems and water features, as well as tracking inventory and work order repairs for client billing purposes.

    This full time non-exempt hourly position reports to the Irrigation  Manager, frequently interacts with clients, and collaborates closely with subcontractors, crew members, the Landscape Installation Manager and Landscape Designer to fulfill job duties.

    See the full posting here.

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