Job Announcements Early September

The City of Westminster has an opening for a Seasonal Specialist of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The Seasonal Specialist is responsible for repairing, painting, cleaning, and performing various manual labor jobs at the City's water or wastewater treatment facilities. The application deadline is September 9th at 8:30 a.m. For more information, head HERE.

Boulder County Parks & Open Space department is seeking a qualified and experienced contractor to assist with the creation of a Cultural Responsiveness & Inclusion Strategic Plan (CRISP) for the department as outlined in the attached RFP, and we are hoping you or others in your organization could help spread the word to qualified consultants and cultural brokers. Because this is a competitive bid process, all inquiries regarding this RFP should be submitted via email to the Boulder County Purchasing Office at on or before 2:00 p.m. September 12, 2019. You can find the RFP HERE.

Highlands Ranch Metro District is currently accepting applications for a Forestry Technician I position. Principal duties include; pruning large and small trees using rope and saddle/aerial lift truck; tree planting; integrated pest management; tree removal; hazard tree evaluations; maintaining tree inventories; supervision of temporary staff; snow removal; flexibility to assist other Park and Open Space crews as needed. Applicants must have the ability to work in a strong team environment. For more information and how to apply click HERE.

Denver’s Department of Parks and Recreation has an opportunity for a Parks Resiliency Principal Planner position.  This newly created Parks Resiliency Principal Planner position will supervise our Parks Planning Resiliency Team providing direction, mentorship and technical expertise while leading parks planning initiatives to ensure city, departmental and division goals are met regarding our resiliency, natural resources and trails planning. Apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without notice. For more information click HERE.

Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking applicants for a Senior-Level Water Resources Engineer, specializing in Water Rights. The successful candidate will be responsible for completing tasks including water resources data collection, water use demand forecasting and planning, water rights analysis, and river basin modeling. For more information and how to apply click HERE.

Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc. is also seeking applicants for a Water Resources Permitting Senior Project Manager. If you thrive on understanding and implementing complex water-related projects, applying watershed science, navigating environmental regulations, and developing dynamic partnerships, this is the position for you! The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in watershed science, engineering, natural resources, or a similar field of study. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Highly-qualified candidates will have 10-15 or more years of experience. For more information, click HERE.

Aurora Water is seeking a GIS Intern responsible for the operation and maintenance of drinking water, sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, and water conservation, acquisition and development. Primary duties will include compile information for data requests, reports, summaries, etc., assist with updating utility extension agreement records and documentation and executing Map Requests. No Closing Date. Contact Doug Rulison

The City of Boulder is hiring a Water Quality Compliance Coordinator for Stormwater. This position the administration of water quality monitoring and aspects of stormwater quality compliance related to the city's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit and other city and state regulations under the Water Quality and Environmental Services (WQES) Group. Assists with illicit discharge response and recordkeeping to comply with MS4 permit requirements and supports the enforcement of city code related to stormwater discharges and water quality protection. Coordinates and conducts special studies to further support regulatory requirements under the Utilities Division. Find the job announcement HERE.

City of Denver’s Parks and Recreation Department has openings for part-time Urban Trails Utility Workers who will perform maintenance operations on off-street urban trails, parkways and paths, and nearby areas including Denver’s prized riparian and natural areas.  These positions are critical to ensure the safety and beauty of Denver's off-street urban trails system which widely used by bicyclists, walkers, and joggers for recreation as well as commuting and transportation.  These are seasonal positions with starting pay at $15.38. Apply now HERE.

Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) is seeking an Executive Director. CUSP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the health of the Upper South Platte Watershed. The selected candidate will work with our current Executive Director for several years, to ultimately transition into Executive Director position. Dedicated and passionate candidates are encouraged to apply HERE.

The City of Aurora’s Open Space and Natural Resource division is hiring two Seasonal Naturalist positions. Join their team of enthusiastic, adventurous and educated natural resource professionals for a fun spring, summer, and fall season in their over 8,000 acres of open space and in their three award-winning nature centers. For more information and to apply, click HERE.

The city of Aurora’s Open Space and Natural Resource division is hiring one Go Wild Summer Program Assistant. Go WILD Summer Program Assistant works with the Go WILD Program Coordinator to provide logistic and administrative requirements in order to carry out the programs for this grant funded effort. Programs will be offered for groups of up to 50 students and their guardians, in open space and nature based outdoor recreation / education guided programs. For more information and to apply, click HERE.