Denver - The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director to manage the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), whose mission is to conserve, develop, protect and manage Colorado's water for present and future generations. This executive level non-classified position is the head of the division and has general supervisory control of and authority over all activities, functions, and employees of the agency.
Applications are being accepted online through Colorado's online jobs portal. The application window closes on June 28, 2023. Applications will be considered from both residents of Colorado and non-residents. The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities are encouraged to apply.
The CWCB represents each major water basin in the state and other state agencies in a joint effort to use water wisely and protect Colorado's water for future generations. The CWCB was created 85 years ago in 1937 and today it remains Colorado's most comprehensive water information resource. The agency works on a broad range of programs and provides technical and financial assistance to support the Colorado Water Plan. Governed by a 15-member Board, CWCB's responsibilities include protecting Colorado's streams and lakes, flood mitigation, watershed protection, stream restoration, drought planning, water supply planning, and water project financing. The CWCB also works to protect the state's water apportionments in collaboration with other western states and federal agencies.