Raw Water Operations Intern - Summer 2019

Denver Water - Denver, CO3.4

Denver Water

Raw Water Operations Intern – Summer 2019

External Affairs Division/Water Resource Strategy Section

(Business Technical Intern II)

Opening date: Feb 20,2019

Closing date: March 13,2019

Location of position:
Administration Building/Main Campus

Full time, 40 hours per week

Hiring Range:
Business Technical Intern II $15.00 to $21.00/hour or

Business Technical Intern III $21.00 to $25.00/hour

This position may be a paid position or for school credit, at the student’s choice and the candidate must be currently attending college/university.

Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. *Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting. Please note that should you submit a cover letter in addition to your resume, it must be attached as one document at the beginning of the application. The software does not allow more than one attachment.

Apply on-line by visiting www.denverwater.org/careers

About Us

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. 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’s Raw Water Operations group in the Water Resource Strategy Section of the External Affairs division, operates the Raw Water collection system, develops both short-term and long-range water supply plans and implements programs to increase that supply.

Internship Project Description

Intern Project:
Analyze changes in precipitation and snow water equivalent throughout collection system.
Create new accounting sheets.
Evaluate Evaporative Demand Drought Index (EDDI).
Accounting and managing of Raw Water data.

Attendance is required for three intern events held during the summer intern timeframe.

Education Requirements:
Business/Technical Intern II – Junior or Senior level student in Environmental Sciences and/or Engineering program.

Business/Technical Intern III – Graduate level student.

Other Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Class `R- Colorado driver-s license and have a satisfactory driving record.


Analytical thinking
Verbal and written communication
Technical writing
Quality control and quality assurance
Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
Basic knowledge of Colorado water issues and water rights
Pre-employment Requirements

A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on the application for all applicants.

An offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. For a position of this type. Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol.

Karen Hoppestad/Recruiter

1600 W. 12th Avenue

Denver, CO 80204-3412