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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, 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!

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/thornton/regular/jobs/3592108/stewardship-project-manager


  • Thursday, June 02, 2022 7:21 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    BOULDER WATERSHED COLLECTIVE
    Watershed Scientist

    The successful applicant will be a motivated, independent, enthusiastic problem-solver who is capable and willing to serve the larger purpose of restoring ecosystems and engaging in meaningful community dialogue. The Watershed Scientist is challenged to assist the Director in developing and managing watershed restoration projects and pre and post project monitoring (field data collection) and adaptive management. The ideal candidate will understand watershed processes and have experience in field data collection and analysis. The Watershed Scientist have should be excited about ecosystem resilience, organized and self-motivated, capable of working independently and with a team and comfortable splitting time out in the field and at the computer. You must love the outdoors and have the physical ability to hike in sometimes remote, strenuous conditions, have your own vehicle and lift up to 50 pounds.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, June 01, 2022 8:14 AM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Water Conservation Specialist 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 develop and implement programs, policies, plans, goals, and regulation-based requirements.  The position requires a culturally competent, water professional with excellent data management and analysis skills who can interact with diverse groups and individuals to provide community benefits and excellent service to Utilities’ customers.

    ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:   $69,868.00 - 116,446.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • 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

  • 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 5:25 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.

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