Employment Opportunities

Wheat Ridge Water District

Class 1 Distribution Water Systems Operator

Specific Location: 

Wheat Ridge, CO

Class 1 Distribution Systems Operator

Wheat Ridge Water District (WRWD) borders Denver on the west and is a distributor of Denver Water in the eastern half of Wheat Ridge, and also serves the towns of Mountain View and Lakeside.  WRWD is seeking a Class 1 Distribution Systems Operator (preferred or better)  to work in the transmission of water throughout the District, and in repair and maintenance of water facilities including, pump stations, valves, hydrants, pressure regulating stations, and related equipment.   WRWD serves approximately 5,890 water connections. Minimum education requirements of high school diploma or GED required. We are a progressive utility that offers a positive work environment.  We offer employee health care, life insurance, employer matched 401K, and competitive salaries.  We are very supportive of training.  WRWD offers easy access to the mountains and Denver.  The area offers excellent schools and very affordable housing.  If you desire to work for a utility that recognizes and appreciates your contributions, please apply. 

Alternatively, the District will consider relevant experience and education indicating ability to perform the job and pass the exams. The District will provide Level 1 licensing education which enables the qualified applicant to quickly pass the Colorado Class 1 Distribution exam.  Ability to pass the exam within not more than 180 days will be a requirement of permanent employment.

The initial focus of the job will be meter reading, valve exercising and hydrant maintenance.  Water facility maintenance work is physically demanding. Agility and strength testing, as well as a full physical examination, and medical history is required for qualified applicants

Please submit an application along with your resume for consideration.  Resumes without a completed application will not be accepted.  Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum qualifications or equivalent, in education and experience.

Submit your documents to Barry Hudson, Manager at barry@wrwdistrict.com . You can also mail your documents to Wheat Ridge Water District, P.O. Box 637, Wheat Ridge, CO 80034. You can download and complete an application below


Wheat Ridge Water District Employment Application

Wheat Ridge Water District Employment Application