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DWCD is now hiring!

Dolores Water Conservancy District

60 S. Cactus St.  *  P.O. Box 1150  *  Cortez, CO 81321

Phone: 970-565-7562  *  Fax: 970-565-0870   Email:

Dolores Water Conservancy District is hiring for several positions to help deliver irrigation water to the region from McPhee Reservoir, supplying from Towaoc to Dove Creek.


Senior Industrial Electrician (Power Plants)

Hourly rate, DOE, at $26.41 - $36.97 ($54,933- $76,898 annually)

Senior Industrial Mechanic

Hourly rate, DOE, at $26.41 - $36.97 ($54,933- $76,898 annually)

Industrial Electrician

Hourly rate, DOE, at $24.01 - $33.61/hour ($49,941 - $69,909 annually)

Industrial Mechanic

Hourly rate, DOE, at $21.83 - $30.56 ($45,406 - $63,565 annually)

Water Resources Technician

Hourly rate, DOE, at $18.98 - $26.57 ($39,478 - $55,266 annually)


·       Electricians and mechanics work on pumping plants, hydropower, tunnels, canals and McPhee Dam, delivering water to Montezuma and Dolores Counties.

·       WR Tech performs water accounting, collects and analyzes data, keeps District records, is involved in outreach/education, supports field techs, and maintains District’s GIS mapping.

·       DWCD offers local work with 4-day work weeks

·       Full employer provided employee benefit package including medical, dental, life, short term & long-term disability insurance.

·       Eight paid holidays

·       2 weeks of paid vacation

·       2 weeks of paid sick leave

·       District funded retirement 401(k) and 50% employer match to employee 457 retirement plans

DWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pick up an application at the DWCD Cortez Office located at 60 South Cactus St. in Cortez, Colorado, call (970) 565-7562 or email your resume to