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 Horticultural Specialist performs skilled manual and technical work involved in the maintenance of the Aurora Water-wise Garden, works with and helps train volunteers, assists in educating customers in water-wise principles and techniques and assists with work planning by scheduling, organizing, and securing materials and equipment for the accomplishment of assigned tasks. The candidate will be expected to work 40 hours a week from early April until mid-October, working up to two weekends per month.
Applications must demonstrate one-year experience in the maintenance and installation of landscapes and irrigation components, and general knowledge of Colorado friendly landscape principles and water-wise plants.
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