Salary Range: $8,034.00 (min), $10,362.74 (mid), $12,691.47 (max) Hiring Salary Range: $8,034.00 (min) up to $10,362.74 (mid)
Full Time, 40 hours, Regular position, Day Shift Location of position: 1600 W. 12th Avenue, Denver (Main Campus – Administration Building
Opening Date: March 22, 2018 Closing Date: April 8, 2018 Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting.
Apply on-line by visiting www.denverwater.org/careers.
Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications must include all of your relevant work experience as it is a legal document. Please do not use “see resume”.
Cover Letters and resumes must be attached to the application as one (1) document. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Job Posting Denver Water’s External Affairs Division/Water Rights, Supply & Analytics (Raw Water Supply) Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as a Manager of Raw Water Supply.
The Manager of Raw Water is responsible for managing a variety of complex and advanced professional level water supply systems and analyses. This position will oversee the operation of the raw water collection system, balancing competing goals of optimizing supply, compliance with water rights decrees, operating and delivery agreements, system maintenance, recreational and environmental concerns. Ensures compliance with operational requirements, including water court decrees and operating regulations. Represents the department with local, state, federal agencies, and other organizations regarding matters of interest to Denver Water.
Manage specialized and complex water operations and project studies involving Denver Water’s and other water supplies, demands, water rights and agreements, and system operations. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with employees; local, state, and federal agencies; special interest groups; and customers. Represent Denver Water at various external organizations’ functions. Position has formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
•Directs the operation of Denver Water’s collection system. Coordinates and directs personnel and activities necessary to analyze on a daily basis complex raw water resources variations, supply problems and solutions. Establishes operating plans for Denver Water’s collection system required to obtain adequate water supplies to meet system demands. Balances competing goals such as water supply, hydropower, recreation, flood control, and environmental concerns without violating any agreements or permit requirements. Assists with advising the Board on water supply and drought conditions. Oversees the preparation of probabilistic supply forecasts and development of annual operating plans. Coordinates water supply operations with water treatment and distributions system operations.
•Manages a variety of complex water supply planning and operations projects and specialized engineering studies and reports. Works with consultants, including administration of consultant contracts. Maintains good working relations with stakeholders throughout Denver’s watersheds and resolves issues and disputes related to the water collection system operations. Initiates and coordinates specialized negotiations on water rights, water operations, administrative, regulatory and contract issues. Represents water collection system operating requirements in department negotiations.
•Provides analysis and helps develop recommendations on environmental impacts studies, permitting and licensing efforts, and the Integrated Resource Plan. Assists in negotiations necessary to protect the Denver Water’s interests with the west slope, the Denver metropolitan area, and other entities throughout Colorado. Assists with the negotiation and administration of water delivery contracts and operating agreements with water customers and other water providers. Maintains a high state of knowledge about current water resources management issues and water rights administration issues within the region and state. Makes informed decisions based on current research and data. Exercises technical, editorial, and quality control of multi-disciplinary work efforts and the administrative management of projects.
•Manages Section operations. Assists with the preparation of sectional goals and objectives. Organizes, coordinates, trains, supervises, coaches, mentors and evaluates employees. Assists in negotiating, writing, and review of various reports, contracts, stipulations, and decrees. Oversees the completion of the raw water accounting and compliance with agreements for collection system operations. Assists in, budget preparation, and with coordinating work plans and development of the Capital Plans.
•Prepares accurate, clear, and concise oral and written reports. Recommends well-thought through strategies for presentation to the staff, Board and stakeholders. Provides timely and well-reasoned status reports on projects to Staff and the Manager as appropriate.
Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering discipline, Water Resources Planning, Environmental Science, Mathematics, or a related field.
•Minimum eight (8) years of related work experience; 5-7 years working in utility industry preferred; and 4 years of supervisory experience which may include project management.
•Any equivalent combination of certifications, education or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.
Other Preferred Requirements:
•Applicant should be skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
•Applicant should have ability to analyze and reach conclusions about water resources data, with strong analytical and computational skills and thorough knowledge of water rights law and hydrologic processes.
•Knowledge of Denver Water’s and other entities' water rights, projects and operations. Knowledge of the Denver Water’s overall systems operation. •Ability to organize, coordinate and supervise the work of others.
•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, the public and other private and public sector organizations
Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.
Denver Water is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on Denver Water property at the main campus.
Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application.
All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check. .
Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Alice Montez 1600 W. 12th Ave. Denver, CO. 80204-3412 email@example.com EOE/MF
About Denver Water
Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.3 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.