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.   

External Affairs Assistant


Ute Water is recruiting for a full-time External Affairs Assistant who will assist the External Affairs Manager by helping plan and conduct public relations programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image. The ideal applicant will be an innovative and resourceful individual with exceptional public speaking skills, communicate thoroughly and concisely through written and verbal communications, be detail oriented and organized, and have demonstrated event planning and administrative skills.


This position is required to perform functions that occur before or after regular work hours.  Early morning, evening, and/or weekend work is not unusual. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, management, marketing, graphic design, or mass communications.  Proficiency with a variety of social media platforms, WIX, Zoom and/or Textedly is preferred.  Adobe Suite experience is highly desirable.


Applicant must pass a drug screen, physical, background check and possess a valid CO driver’s license with a clean driving record. Pay range for this position is $20.49–$29.60/hour with an excellent benefits package that includes the choice of two medical insurance plans, dental, vision, mandatory retirement plan with matching contribution, voluntary retirement plans, company paid and voluntary life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible benefits plan, vacation and sick leave, and more! 


If qualified, visit to download the employment application. Submit the employment application with a résumé and a cover letter that demonstrates why you are the best qualified candidate to fill this role by Monday, November 30th at 5:00pm to PO Box 460, Grand Junction, CO 81502 or  EOE.     

Updated: November 16, 2020

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Physical Address

2190 H 1/4 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Phone: 970.242.7491

Mailing Address:
PO Box 460
Grand Junction, CO 81502



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