Local recruitment: Water Resource Analysis Intern

Denver Water

Denver, CO, USA 🇺🇸

Posting Close Date: Jan 11, 2023

Pay Range: Hiring Range: $20.00-$25.00/hr

Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

Temporary Position:

Part Time

Water Resource Analysis maintains, develops, and conducts studies using Denver Water’s long-range planning model, which includes reservoirs, diversions, rivers, and other operations in both the Colorado and South Platte River Basins. The primary role of this position will be to assist in hydrologic data development, including locating and researching data sources and operational information, filling missing data gaps using standard imputation techniques, and statistical assessments of the reasonableness of datasets.


  • Analytical thinking
  • Data analysis and interpretation, including statistics
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Access
  • Familiarity with major hydrologic data sources including CDSS, Hydrobase, USGS, and Bureau of Reclamation Sources. Familiarity with TSTool to access and manipulate hydrologic data.
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Technical writing and technical document synthesis
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Research skills and ability to differentiate between credible and non-credible sources.

Location of Position: Administration – Ops Complex-BLDA

Additional Locations:

Position Requirements

Hiring Criteria:

The position may be a paid position and/or for school credit. However, the candidate must currently be a student attending college/university or must have graduated in the last six (6) months.

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Geohydrology, Watershed Science, Natural Resources, or a related field.
  • Graduate Student in Engineering, Hydrology, Geohydrology, Watershed Science, Natural Resources, or a related field.
  • Must complete a thorough background check which includes, education, work experience,  and criminal background.

About Denver Water

During the Summer Intern Program, there are THREE (3) REQUIRED ATTENDANCE EVENTS. All interns must participate.

Intern positions do not come with any benefits other than holiday pay (if worked for more than 20 days prior to the holiday).

Denver Water is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

A background check will be conducted to verify the information submitted on the application. Please be sure that all information on the application is correct and complete, do not say “see resume”. If the application is not fully completed, we (Denver Water), will not accept your application.

We are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on all Denver Water property.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol. A strength test may also be conducted due to the physical requirements of the position.

Denver Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, People of Color, veterans, and people with disabilities.

For questions please contact:

Anthony Harper

1600 W. 12th Avenue

Denver, CO 80204-3412







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