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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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.   

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Summer Employment Opportunities

 

Summer Water Treatment Plant Operations & Maintenance

$18.00 per hour

 

Ute Water is looking for two (2) summer Water Treatment Plan Interns who are highly motivated, organized and hardworking. Duties will include, but are not limited to, efficiently performing a variety of duties in assisting the laboratory with non-compliance distribution sampling, using laboratory equipment to determine, pH, temperature, and chlorine residuals.  Assists with coordinating distribution system flushing in areas determined through this testing. Aids in the collection of water samples in the District’s watershed by helping load and unload boats and gear and working with the Water Resource Specialist to obtain samples, assisting with treating the Jerry Creek reservoirs and collecting and managing reservoir data from the Sonde data logger.    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 $18.00 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 7:30am – 4:00pm but may vary depending on assignment. The duration of this position is anticipated to be 3 months. EOE.

 

Applicant Must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start date of employment.

  • 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 and complete the employment application. This position is Open Until Filled. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Submit your completed application to Human Resources or hr@utewater.org. For more information contact 970-242-7491.

Summer Fire Hydrant Operations & Maintenance

$18.00 per hour

 

Ute Water is recruiting for two (2) 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, works in close proximity to traffic, performs heavy physical labor, and operates a motor vehicle and hand tools. Ute Water offers a competitive hourly wage of $18.00 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 assignment.  The duration of this position is anticipated to be 3 months. EOE.

 

Applicant Must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start of employment.

  • 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  and complete the employment application. This position is Open Until Filled. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. Submit your completed application to Human Resources or hr@utewater.org. For more information, contact 970-242-7491.

Last Updated 2/14/2024

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