COSA Water Conservation and Irrigation Specialist Job Posting

Hello All,

The City of Steamboat Springs Parks & Recreation Department is looking for a Water Conservation & Irrigation Specialist to join our team! Please follow the link for more information and share the posting with anyone you know that may be interested. Applicants can apply here:

Water Conservation & Irrigation Specialist

SALARY $36.46 – $49.22 Hourly LOCATION Steamboat Springs, CO

JOB TYPE Full-time JOB NUMBER 2016-00624

DEPARTMENT Parks & Recreation DIVISION Parks

OPENING DATE 03/26/2024 CLOSING DATE 4/28/2024 11:59 PM Mountain


When joining the City of Steamboat Springs, you can expect to work for an organization with:

· A team that strives to make this the best place you’ve ever worked!

· A focus on supporting our employees’ mental, physical, and financial well-being

· A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that creates a welcoming city

· A highly engaged workforce proudly serving our community with excellence and distinction

· A passion for strategically providing outstanding municipal services

· A promise to each other to support the work we all do for the city, community & Yampa Valley

Uniqueness Fuels Our Innovative Spirit
Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity and experiences drives us forward every day. It’s the collective sum of our experiences that makes Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley a powerful, insightful and welcoming community.

The City of Steamboat Springs is pleased to announce a job opening in our Parks Division as a Water Conservation and Irrigation Specialist! Put your talents and skills to work to contribute to our vibrant community!

As a member of the Parks and Recreation Department, the Water Conservation and Irrigation Specialist will develop a water conservation program and oversee a team of technicians to optimize the departments irrigation systems, ensuring efficient water management and healthy city landscapes. The specialist will lead and supervise staff in performing semi-skilled and skilled tasks operating a variety of equipment in all phases of construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of the City’s water irrigation systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in irrigation design principles, installation, and maintenance practices, and have a passion for water conservation strategies and sustainable landscape development through well rounded cultural practices.

Works under the general supervision of the Parks Supervisor.

Supervises contractors, subcontractors, Parks Maintenance Technicians, Parks Workers, assigned community service workers, volunteers and temporary employees as required in the maintenance and installation of irrigation systems, implementation of cultural practices, and development of water conservation programs.

Thank you!

Craig Robinson

Parks, Open Space and Trails Manager

City of Steamboat Springs
Parks and Recreation
245 Howelsen Parkway
PO Box 775088
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
(970) 871-7034