Employment Opportunities


Center for Energy Water Sustainability
Scott Bioengineering Building

The Center for Energy Water Sustainability in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Scott Bioengineering building has an open position for a non-student hourly research position or a graduate student hourly research position (up to 40 hours). This is an entry level position and requires knowledge and basic experience using ArcGIS, HEC RAS and PCSWMM. The research team works on conducting floodplain analyses and generating flood maps for the U.S. Air Force. This is a desk job with the use of computers. Salary compensation will be based on experience and credentials but would range from $15.00 to $25.00 per hour.

If interested, please send your resume to asma.hanif@colostate.edu


Non-student hourly position
Hours:  10-20 hours per week
Period: March – October (8 months)
Hourly Rate: $14/hour

Description: Position will involve the collection of water samples in the Denver region for the CSU Colorado Stormwater Center.  In addition to collecting samples, the employee will be required to collect water quality and flow parameters using in-stream sondes.  Collecting water samples will, in most cases, require employees to enter streams when safe during both cold and warm months through the year. Employees must have a vehicle to be to transport themselves and field equipment to each location for sample collection as well as drop off samples at an approved laboratory.  Employees will be reimbursed for mileage.  When collecting the water sample, employees will also need to use a water quality sonde to be able record in-stream conditions including temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, and conductivity.  Employee will also be required to use a velocity sensor to take flow measurements. Finally, employees need to transmit any and all collected data to associates at Colorado State University.

Requirements: Employee must have a valid diver’s license and vehicle.  Employee must be able to work a full 20 hours 5 weeks out of every two-month period (March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October).

Preferences: Preference will be given to applicants with a civil/environmental engineering background or other related sciences or with a background in water sample collection.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to tyler.dell@colostate.edu