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Career Opportunities with the Division of Water Resources (DWR)   At DWR, we strive to be a water leader in the water community of Colorado and the western United States. Our mission is to provide competent and dependable distribution of water in accordance with statutes, decrees and interstate compacts, to ensure public safety through safe dams and properly permitted and constructed water wells, and to maintain and provide accurate and timely information concerning water. 

We accomplish this while promoting stewardship of all human, fiscal and natural resources; serving the public through the generation of creative solutions to problems; helping the public understand complex water issues promoting stability in the use of the state's limited water resources.  All of these activities are enhanced through the application of modern technology to its greatest advantage.

When a DWR job is officially announced, the complete job description and instructions for applying may be found on the State of Colorado jobs website at   Once there, scroll down to select Search Criteria to narrow you search of currently available Colorado State Government jobs and then choose GO to generate the list. We will also try to post a direct link to most DWR Jobs below, but the most up-to-date and complete information will always be found through the official Colorado State Agency Jobs Site.  Please add it to your bookmarks.

Learn more about Types of Positions with the Division of Water Resources

You may be the next Colorado State Engineer!  Get on this rewarding path by joining DWR today! What a beautiful state!  Start a rewarding career in helping to manage Colorado's water resources! The Colorado Division of Water Resources is a great place to work! Our hydrologists measure stream flow and water levels on streams and reservoirs throughout the state and manage our satellite monitoring system.  Water Commissioners manage water calls to protect water rights.

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