Employment Opportunities


Note: an Employment Application is required in order to be considered for any position with the District.  Please be sure to include one with your resume.


District Engineer

This position reports directly to the General Manger.  Responsible for engineering, capital budget, capital improvements, water resources, project management, construction inspection, and plan review.  Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field with a minimum of 7 years of increasingly responsible experience required.  Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and WaterCAD or other hydraulic modeling experience a plus, as well as experience at a Water District or other quasi- municipal Special District.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in Colorado required. Ability to successfully complete a background check including, but not limited to, driving record and criminal history search.  This is a full time position with competitive benefits package.  Salary based upon qualifications/experience.

Requirements:    B.S. Civil Engineering; Colorado PE Registration

Send completed application and resume to:

Email: lhwdhr@gmail.com

or mail to:

Left Hand Water District
PO Box 210
Niwot, CO 80544-0210

Phone: 303-530-4200


Distribution Manager

This is supervisory and technical work involving responsibility for the direction and operation of the District’s water utility system.  Under general direction from the District Manager, the successful candidate will manage all aspects of Water Distribution Operations, including staff management, preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets, planning, encroachments and right-of-way management, customer service, and the management of distribution systems and water quality issues.

The Distribution Manager is responsible for the operation, management and maintenance of all distribution facilities including but not limited to pipelines, pump stations, control vaults, storage tanks, and metering equipment; District fleet and equipment; District shop and other facilities.  It is expected that the Distribution Manager will provide highly responsible and technical assistance to further the district’s mission and goals relating to operations, asset management, backflow prevention, billing and metering, water quality, and capital improvements.  The employee in this position exercises considerable independent judgment in scheduling and directing departmental activities. Possession of a Class 3 Distribution Operator Certificate or higher, or the ability to obtain based on experience and education, is preferred.  Excellent benefits & pay commensurate with experience. Must live within 30 minutes of the District service area. Work outside of normal business hours may be required. Position open until filled.

Send completed application and resume to:

Email: lhwdhr@gmail.com

or mail to:

Left Hand Water District
PO Box 210
Niwot, CO 80544-0210

Phone: 303-530-4200


Water Treatment Plant Operator

Water Treatment Plant Operator: with a class A, B, C, or D Colorado Water Operator Certificate.  Excellent benefits & pay commensurate with experience. Pay is commensurate with experience. Must live within 45 minutes of the plants in Niwot CO. and be willing and able to work nights, weekends, and holidays and be on-call on a rotating basis.  This position is open until filled.

Send completed application and resume to:

Email: lhwdhr@gmail.com

or mail to:

Left Hand Water District
PO Box 210
Niwot, CO 80544-0210

Phone: 303-530-4200

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