Facility Operator Supervisor

Department: Operations & Maintenance
Job ID: 2301


Facility Operator Supervisor

Winter Park


Hiring Salary Range:  $26.75 hourly- $31.51 hourly Mid-Point


Full Time, 40 Hours, Regular position                              

Location of position: Winter Park Headquarters


Opening Date:    5/15/17                                          

Closing Date:       5/31/17


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 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’s Operations and Maintenance Division is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as a Facility Operator Supervisor who is responsible for the operation and maintenance of raw water storage facilities and associated properties. Ensure the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of raw water.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Inspect Dam and Valve House for operations, safety and security.

  • Obtain water flow readings and make flow adjustments as directed.

  • Record a variety of information including: reservoir elevations, stream flow readings, and weather data.

  • Inspect tunnels, conduits, and pump stations weekly.

  • Maintain patrol of departmental property to prevent vandalism, trespassing and fires. Cooperate with various local public and private agencies.

  • Maintain liaison with visitors to department facilities and work with local agencies concerning recreational opportunities at these facilities.

  • Maintain and repair dams, canals, ditches, roads, and other structures.

  • Operate valves to regulate flows, check emergency valves, and maintain all outlet piping, valves, and valve chambers.

  • Supervise the operation and maintenance of trucks, pumps, generators and assigned power equipment.

  • Ensure safe working conditions and practices through inspection, and provide safety training.

  • Perform related work as required.





Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience


  • High School Diploma of GED. (Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred)

  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience. 1 year of supervisory experience preferred.

  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.


Licenses, Registration and Certifications:


  • Complete Aquatic Nuisance Species training within 12 months of hire.

  • Hydro Electric Power Plant Operator training within 12 months of hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class ‘R’ Colorado Driver's License, and have a satisfactory driving record on the date of appointment.

  • Required to possess a Class ‘B’ or Class ‘A’ Colorado Commercial Driver’s License as directed within six months of appointment.

  • Must certify on construction, and/or heavy automotive equipment as directed.

  • Require HIPAA Training


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 vacation/holiday/sick leave.  A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application. 


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.


All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check.

Mr. Loren A. Robinson

1600 W. 12th Ave.

Denver, CO. 80204-3412



  • Denver Water will not accept or consider applications that are mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at our office.
  • No resumes will be accepted unless they are attached to an online application.
  • Employment applications are accepted for current openings only.

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