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  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:25 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Colorado River Project Coordinator (Coordinator) represents Colorado River water users in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah in the implementation of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program (Recovery Program) (https://coloradoriverrecovery.org/uc/). A broad coalition of twenty-three water users in Colorado and Utah provide funding for a Coordinator through the Colorado Water Congress Colorado River Project (Project). Each contributing water user is a member of the Project’s Executive Committee and provides guidance and direction to the Project Coordinator and is kept informed of Recovery Program activities through regular meetings with and correspondence from the Coordinator.

    The successful candidate will collaborate with the current Coordinator for sufficient time to gain a complete understanding of the Program and the responsibilities of the position. The water users have benefitted from having the current Coordinator since the inception of the Recovery Program with one point of contact and consistent, successful representation in all of the Recovery Program facets. The water users realize how unique the arrangement has been with the longevity and the waters users will have an ongoing need for a Coordinator as long as the Recovery Program exists. The Recovery Program or its successor is expected to be permanent. A candidate that has a vision to provide a way for historic knowledge learning, retention and application, along with the ability to look toward the future, for a time period of 10-years or more is desired.

    Coordinator will be an independent contractor and not an employee of the Colorado Water Congress (CWC). Coordinator could be an individual or a company. If a company wishes to apply, please identify and provide qualifications of the primary person responsible for the scope of work and any additional supporting staff. The company must provide a commitment that one person will serve as Coordinator and that any change in staff must be approved by the Executive Committee.  This does not preclude that person from other duties. The estimated time requirement averages 20 hours per week. The applicant must disclose any potential conflicts of interest.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:24 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)
    Colorado Water Conservation Board:
     The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) exists to advocate the protection, conservation, and development of water of the State in order to secure the greatest utilization of such waters and the utmost prevention of floods for the benefit of the present and future generations of the State of Colorado.  


    Finance Section:
    This work unit exists to provide funding and technical and administrative assistance/expertise in the planning, design, and construction of Colorado's water resources through loan and grant funding.  The CWCB typically authorizes about 20 new loans each year, in dollar amounts ranging from $100,000 to $100,000,000.  The CWCB advocates the protection, conservation, and development of the waters of the state in order to secure the greatest utilization of such waters and the utmost prevention of floods for the benefit of present and future inhabitants of the state.

    Description of Job

    This posting is only open to residents of the State of Colorado at the time of submitting your application.


    This position exists to provide technical assistance to the work unit during all phases of water project promoting, planning, financing, contracting, design, and construction with an emphasis on the evaluation of the technical and financial feasibility of the construction of water projects.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:23 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Water Systems Operator performs installation, maintenance and repair on water distribution and wastewater collection facilities and operates a variety of heavy equipment, specialized equipment and other department-related equipment. We are hiring for all levels of operators. The salary range for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience. This position will remain open until filled.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:21 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Water Quality Analyst is part of the Water Pollution Control Facility of the Water and Sewer Division and reports to the Wastewater Laboratory Supervisor.  This position exists to collect and analyze samples to ensure compliance with all of the Water Pollution Control Facility’s (WPCF) wastewater permits and to assist with the operations process control analyses on wastewater samples. The incumbent will calculate and log results on appropriate forms, Labshare, and/or Water Information Management System (WIMS). The Analyst will prepare and monitor equipment and chemicals for use in analyses, and works in partnership with our employees, department/divisions, and agencies in delivering effective and accurate results. Other duties include collecting samples of and monitoring the flow of Cache la Poudre River (CLPR) to formulate an accurate flow-rating table, which is critical for the Water Pollution Control Facility’s discharge permit.

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:18 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Description

    About Resource Central

    We’re an award-winning nonprofit based in Boulder determined to make conservation so simple that people don’t even realize they’re doing it. Founded in 1976, our innovative programs have helped more than 900,000 people save water, conserve energy, and reduce waste. Learn more at: ResourceCentral.org. Candidates with a commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility practices and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from a range of social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


    Job Purpose 

    Water is one of the most important issues facing Colorado, Resource Central is part of the solution by partnering with over 45 utilities and municipalities to promote water conservation and sustainable landscaping. The Conservation Engagement Coordinator will play an essential support role in the efforts of keeping Resource Central’s partners up-to-date, informed, and committed to program outcomes. This role will additionally assist in outreach to new communities and the upkeep and creation of cross-program, public-facing, web-based resources. Resource Central is seeking an energetic, detailed, and technologically savvy individual to help steward key relationships and deliver on a mission of ensuring a sustainable future for Colorado’s urban water supply.


    This is a hybrid-remote role with great flexibility; occasional on-site work is required. The salary range is $19-23 per hour and Resource Central provides tremendous benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 403b retirement plan with match, generous paid time off and paid holiday offerings, wellness benefit reimbursement, free bus pass, and more!

    For additional information and to apply, click here.

  • Tuesday, January 09, 2024 8:13 AM | Lyndsey Lucia (Administrator)

    Summer internship with BBA Water Consultants, Inc. (BBA), a water resources engineering firm located in Englewood, Colorado. The internship provides students with an opportunity to work on water resources and water rights projects with professional engineers, geologists, and hydrologists.

    The prerequisites for the internship include the completion of a minimum of three years of undergraduate education and the completion of one or more introductory water resources engineering/hydrology/hydrogeology/geology/water rights courses. The starting and ending dates of the internship are flexible, but a minimum 8-week commitment is requested. BBA staff are working a hybrid work schedule, and we anticipate that the intern will work in the office approximately 4 days per week. Pay for this position will range from $20/hr to $25/hr, depending on qualifications of the applicant.

    BBA provides water resources consulting services to a wide variety of clients, including municipalities, water conservation groups, agricultural water users, and residential communities. Many of our projects aim to help our clients plan for their future water demands, secure physically and legally available water supplies, and utilize their water in a sustainable and efficient manner.  

    The internship is designed to provide the intern with a firm understanding of the foundation of water rights and water resource development in Colorado. Opportunities available to the intern may include: developing location maps; interpreting geologic mapping; analyzing datasets utilizing online databases, Excel, or Access; measuring water levels; measuring streamflow; supporting test or production well drilling; investigating trends in climate, snowpack, water levels, and streamflow; and modeling aquifer and river conditions.  

    To apply for the internship, please send a resume and cover letter to bbawater@bbawater.com no later than February 16, 2024 at noon. If you have any questions, please feel free to browse our website at bbawater.com or reach out to Krystle Morey at (303) 806-8952.

  • Tuesday, January 09, 2024 8:02 AM | Lyndsey Lucia (Administrator)

    Glenwood Hot Springs Resort is hiring a Senior Pool Maintenance Technician works alongside the Pool Maintenance Manager and Assistant Manager to ensure the mechanical integrity and proper functioning of all water processing and pool equipment including but not limited to pool walls and flooring, pumps, piping, valves, process controllers, ozonation and chlorination equipment, sensors and alarms, glycol systems, filtration systems, attraction and feature circuitry, and lighting.  

    For more information on the position visit LinkedIn.

  • Saturday, January 06, 2024 12:10 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Rocky Mountain Water Resources Lead

    What We’re Looking For:

    WestWater Research is seeking qualified applicants for a Water Resources Lead in our Fort Collins, Colorado office. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in Western U.S. water rights, water resources, and/or water supply planning and management. The successful candidate will be responsible for water supply planning, water right transaction advisory, water asset valuations, and management of projects and staff teams. Experience in water rights transactions and water resource economics is preferred, but not required. This position will provide essential knowledge on Colorado water rights including water court and administrative water right processes.  Experience with water rights administration in other Western States is preferred.

     

    The position is ideally suited for technical water professionals who desire to broaden their economic, finance, and business skillsets. The Water Resources Lead will become a subject matter expert and thought leader in Rocky Mountain water markets.

     

    What You Will Be Doing:

     

    1.     Water Supply Planning and Acquisition

    The Water Resources Lead will assist clients in planning and developing raw water supplies through technical water resource studies and advising acquisition of water rights. The position will lead water supply planning studies to inventory, evaluate, and recommend water supply acquisition and development alternatives. The position will assist acquisition implementation, including origination, negotiation, and execution of water right transactions.

     

    2.     Water Market Research

    The position will manage projects that evaluate water rights trading activity in the Rocky Mountain market region. The Water Resources Lead will become a subject matter expert on water market activity in the region by developing an understanding of market dynamics, commonly traded assets, regulatory process, and by developing professional relationships with market participants. The position will provide direction on identifying, researching, and collecting data on water right trades. The position will also lead development of market reports that describe current trends and changes in trading activity and pricing. In addition, the position will develop and maintain communication with industry professionals within the region.

     

    3.     Water Valuation Projects

    The position will provide water asset valuations, financial analysis, economic reports, and other client deliverables completed through a collaborative process involving both associates and senior staff. The position will be responsible for managing projects that include data collection, analysis, and report writing. Strong project management, analytical, and writing skills are required.

     

    4.     Water Right Consulting

    The Water Resources Lead will advise clients on a wide range of water rights and water resource matters. Clients will include municipalities, water utilities, industrial water users, developers, investors, agricultural producers, and individual water right owners. The position will individually contribute and manage small teams to complete consulting projects.l   The position will not engage in water court activity.

     

    About WestWater Research LLC

    WestWater Research is an economic consulting firm providing water market intelligence, water resource economics, water rights consulting, and financial and investment services. With a national practice, WestWater assists clients that are buying and selling water rights and other water assets through comprehensive financial and economic analysis of water markets on a regional and local level. Since its inception in 2001, WestWater Research has received national recognition for advising on complex water market and trading issues across every Western State. Our team has over fifty years of focused experience in the water right sector.  The firm is rapidly growing and seeks motivated and energetic staff to grow with the company.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·  Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in one of the following fields:

    - Agricultural, Resource, or Applied Economics

    - Civil, Agricultural, or Environmental Engineering

    - Natural Resource Science

    - Other water-related fields

    ·  Demonstrated experience in water rights and/or water resource management in the Western United States.

    ·  Understanding of water rights regulatory frameworks.

    ·  Knowledge of financial and economic analyses.

    ·  Strong written and oral communication skills.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·  5+ years of experience in water rights and/or water resource management in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, or New Mexico.

    ·  Prior consulting experience.

    ·  Experience managing and directing staff to complete complex water resources projects.

    ·  Highly motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment to drive results

    ·  Excellent analytical, quantitative, and investigative skills

    ·  Ability to present complex data in a simplified and meaningful way.

    ·  Ability to apply knowledge and creativity to resolve complex issues.

    ·  Proficiency in statistical and financial modeling.

     

    Location: The position will be located in Fort Collins, CO. Remote or hybrid working options will be considered on an individual basis.

    Compensation:

    The Water Resources Lead is a salaried position within WestWater and offers a comprehensive compensation package including health benefits, 401k retirement plan, and an opportunity for annual bonus and company profit sharing. Salaries will be competitively determined based on experience and skill set.

    Growth and Advancement

    The position provides significant opportunities for growth and advancement within the company.

     

    Application Instructions:

    To be considered, please send the following:

    ·       Cover letter with a statement of interest in joining WestWater

    ·       Resume which addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications

    ·       A writing sample may be requested.  

     

    Send the application materials to: employment@waterexchange.com
  • Wednesday, January 03, 2024 11:24 AM | Diellza Muriqi (Administrator)

    GIS Analyst 

    This position, under guidance of the GIS Coordinator, is responsible for data creation, map and application development, spatial analysis, and maintenance of GIS data within the City’s Enterprise geodatabase environment. Provides GIS training and end user support to City staff as well as fulfilling map and data requests from internal and external stake holders as needed. Leverages web mapping, UAV technologies and asset management software to support City objectives.

    Deadline: January 22, 2024

  • Wednesday, January 03, 2024 11:23 AM | Diellza Muriqi (Administrator)

    Civil Engineer

    The Water and Wastewater Engineer/Project Manager for Loveland Water and Power (Civil Engineer I or II) performs professional engineering and project management for water and wastewater projects. In addition, they provide expertise and the ability to lead a team of individuals in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of transmission, distribution, pumping, and treatment process related systems. This position is a resource for other employees and operations staff in providing technical knowledge in hydraulics, internal design, and constructability reviews. We have 2 available positions, which will remain open until filled.

    Civil Engineer I: Salary range is $91,888 to $124,049 annually with a hiring range of $93,000 to $107,968 annually.

    Civil Engineer II: Salary range is $100,770 to $141,079 annually with a hiring range of $100,770 to $120,924 annually.

    Deadline: March 2, 2024


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