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Working at Denver Water

Working at Denver Water

At Denver Water, we believe in what we’re doing. And it shows.

Whether it’s working in the Rocky Mountains in source of supply, laying pipe to bring water to homes in transmission and distribution, or providing excellent customer service to one of Denver Water’s 1.5 million customers, our employees love what they do.

It shows in the hard work done in the dead of winter. It shows in the camaraderie of a crew. It shows in the Denver Water Trailer volunteers in local events. It shows in the dedication of all employees, working together toward our mission and vision.

Denver Water’s Mission Statement
To expertly manage and supply an essential natural resource to sustain our vibrant community — because water connects us all.

Denver Water’s Vision Statement
Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation.

At Denver Water, we believe our values are more than just posters on a wall. We believe everyone should be held accountable to know them and live them.

Denver Water’s Values:


  • Do the right thing, even when no one is watching
  • Be honest
  • Be accountable for actions
  • Stand up for others
  • Own up to mistakes
  • Keep your word
  • Be open to constructive feedback


  • Maintain a long-term perspective
  • Be curious and seek creative solutions 
  • Innovate 
  • Adapt to change 
  • Visualize a forward path and take it 
  • Anticipate future needs


  • Do the job with heart and soul
  • Act as an ambassador for Denver Water 
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Care about everything we do at Denver Water, from source to tap 
  • Don’t give up, even under difficult conditions 
  • Display energy and enthusiasm 
  • Go the extra mile


  • Take initiative
  • Be safe 
  • Be extraordinary, set and meet high standards 
  • Get the job done right, not just done 
  • Focus on the customer 
  • Learn from mistakes 
  • Have the courage to lead 
  • Go out of your way to help others succeed


  • Listen actively and thoughtfully
  • Act honorably and courteously 
  • Assume others have positive intentions 
  • Treat others as they want to be treated 
  • Seek common ground 
  • Act in a fair and inclusive manner 
  • Work together as a team

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).

Recruitment, Selection and Promotion

Recruitment, selection, appointment and promotion at Denver Water is based on knowledge, skill and ability. Individuals with physical or mental disabilities are employed on the same terms and conditions as other applicants so long as they can perform the essential functions of the job being filled with or without reasonable accommodation, with no resulting undue hardship to Denver Water.


We welcome your comments and suggestions: [email protected].