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Thank you for your interest in a career with Ute Water Conservancy District.  As the largest domestic water provider on the Western Slope, the District takes much pride in their organization, their employees, and their involvement in the community. 


The District has a variety of projects in raw to finished water resources which requires a variety of technical and professional career opportunities.  For these opportunities, we strive to promote from within and will recruit externally for a broad range of positions. 


The District values professionalism, personal ethical integrity, and collaborative and proactive leadership. The goal of the District is to hire the best qualified candidates for open positions.  Again, thank you for your interest in a career with Ute Water Conservancy District.   



Summer Fire Hydrant Interns

$17.50 per hour

May to August


Ute Water is recruiting for three (3) summer Fire Hydrant Interns who are highly motivated, organized, and hardworking. Duties will include, but are not limited to, visually inspecting, cleaning, repairing, maintaining, and painting fire hydrants, as well as maintaining daily records.  This position requires excellent customer service and communication skills, works outside in all weather conditions, performs heavy physical labor, and operates a motor vehicle and hand tools. Ute Water offers a competitive hourly wage of $17.50 per hour. This is not a benefitted position. This position is eligible for holiday pay and statutory paid sick leave. The schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm but may vary depending on the assignment for 3 months (May-August). EOE.


Applicant Must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Be enrolled as a continuing student in a degree program at an accredited college or university.

  • Follow specific instructions/directions.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

  • Pass a background check, drug screen, and physical.


If you or someone you know are interested, please download, complete, and submit the employment application to Human Resources at, via mail at PO Box 460, Grand Junction, CO 81502, or in-person at 2190 H 1/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505.  This position will remain open until filled.  Applications will be considered as they are received so it's in your best interest to apply early.  For more information, contact Human Resources at 970-242-7491 or

Updated: March 25, 2022