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Total Rewards

Denver Water’s overall goal is to retain and attract top performers: Individuals passionate about our vision and mission and motivated to serve our customers with distinction. Experts who, in turn, can help Denver Water become the nation’s No. 1 water utility.

To support this goal, Denver Water focuses on the following areas to ensure a competitive and rich Total Rewards offering:

Compensation: We believe that Denver Water should provide market-based, competitive pay.

Benefits: We believe that Denver Water should offer:

  • A competitive program with options and flexibility.
  • A benefits program that is family-oriented and inclusive. 
  • Programs that support and promote Denver Water’s wellness philosophy. 
  • Vacation allocation aligned with an individual’s total applicable work experience.
  • Personal flexibility regarding paid time off, while managing operational needs and balancing customers’ long-term liability.

Retirement and other savings plans: We believe that Denver Water should offer a competitive program that allows all employees an opportunity to save for retirement.

Additional rewards: We believe it is important that Denver Water invest in its employees’ development, including, but not limited to:

  • Leadership and personal development.
  • Wellness initiatives.
    • Denver Water is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on Denver Water property at the main campus.
  • Career opportunities.
  • Peer-to-peer and other employee recognition programs.
  • Skills training.
  • Flexible work schedules/telework.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • RTD EcoPass.

Learn more about  Denver Water’s benefits.