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Working at Metro

Join Us and Make a Difference Today!

Water is one of our most precious resources – especially in Colorado. By working for a water recovery facility, you can take pride in not only providing a critical service to our community but also by protecting our environment. 

Be part of a workforce that is a small community with a common purpose but large enough to provide competitive pay and employee benefits. 

A sample of the careers available at Metro include:

Wastewater Plant Operators  
Maintenance and Electrical Trades Professionals
Scientists – Laboratory Analysts, Chemists, Water Quality Specialists
Engineers – Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, Electrical, Design
Information and Technology Professionals
Communications and Business Professionals
Environmental and Regulatory Specialists
Administrative and Management Professionals
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How to Apply to Current Job Openings 

Our online application system makes it easy to submit an application from anywhere you have an internet connection.

Visit our Job Opportunities to view our current job openings. We can only accept applications targeted for current open positions. 

Create a profile to apply that saves your information in the system for any future applications. Applications are only accepted through our online application system.  

Monitor your application status through your online application system profile.  

Receive communication from our employment team through the application system, email and/or phone.  

All finalist will be subject to a pre-employment background check. All finalists for DOT regulated positions will be subject to a pre-employment drug-screen and physical.  

We are dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law. 

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Total Rewards For Your Commitment 

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Company paid benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our employees and eligible family members within a month of starting.  

Competitive Group Insurance Coverage:

Health coverage through a choice of plans  
Dental coverage  
Short and Long Term Disability at no cost to the employee  
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment(AD&D) at no cost to the employee  
Voluntary Benefits

We understand that our employees are unique, so we provide access to a variety of voluntary benefits so that they can customize their benefits package to fit their needs and lifestyles.  These benefits are offered at negotiated group rates with the convenience of payroll deduction. They include: 

Individual/Personal Accident Insurance 
Critical Illness Insurance 
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance 
Group Legal Coverage 
ID Theft Insurance 
Pet Insurance 
Market Based Compensation

Our pay is provided at prevailing rates for equivalent work in Metro Denver. We conduct regular salary studies to ensure we offer market based, competitive compensation. For industry specialized positions, regional and national data is used.

Retirement and other savings plans

Metro offers a competitive retirement program that allows our employees to plan and save for their retirement.  Eligible employees participate in our Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with a 6 percent employer match. 

Annual Medical/Dental Expenses Incentive

Metro provides $300 for out-of-pocket costs associated with medical, dental, or vision care, or for immunizations. This may be prorated for new hires.

Flexible Spending Plan

Pay for medical, dental and dependent expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Wellness Program

Metro supports employee wellness through an active and award-winning Wellness Program. The program provides:

On-site health activities like yoga classes and massages
An 80% reimbursement program for elective activities like gym memberships ($400 max for each participant per calendar year)
Quarterly fitness challenges
Free immunizations and on-site blood drives
Financial and emotional wellness seminars, cooking demos, and more!
Work-Life Balance Made Real

We believe that our employees should be able to split their time and energy between work and other important aspects of their lives. As a means to help our employees achieve work-life balance, we offer: 

Flexible schedules with several options are available to employees including four 10-hour workdays, flexible start & end times to the workday, or compressed 9 hour days with every other Friday off (subject to supervisor approval). 
The convenience of a reliable commute and the knowledge that your day will start and end at one of our centrally located plant sites in the Denver Metro area. 
Limited work related travel allowing our employees to be available for the things that matter most to them.  
Competitive time off accruals:  
Vacation that increases with length of service:
Accrue 100 hours annually for 0 to 4 years
Accrue 120 hours annually for 5 to 10 years
Accrue 168 hours annually for 11+ years
Personal Leave Days – 24 hours per year  
Dedicated Sick Leave – 8 hours accrued each month  
Observed Holidays – 8 days per year  

Cigna Transparency in Coverage

This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.


Growth, Recognition, & Peace of Mind

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Opportunities to Grow

Our employees are our greatest asset. We believe it is important to offer growth, recognition and stability. We offer our employees a variety of opportunities to grow, including: 

We offer multiple training opportunities allowing us to walk alongside employees on their development journey.  
Educational Reimbursement:
Get reimbursement for tuition and books to encourage professional development up to $2,500 annually for undergraduate and $3,000 annually for graduate coursework that is satisfactorily completed.  
Journeyman Program:
Metro’s Journeyman Training Programs provide career opportunities in our Maintenance and Electrical group. These four-year programs provide a structured approach to educating and training entry-level trainees in Mechanical or Electrical and Instrumentation trades. Through a combination of college courses, trade specific training, and on-the-job training, trainees that successfully complete the program will have gained the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to be experts in their trade.  
Career Paths:
We offer a variety of career paths within the organization that allow for our employees to reach their individual career goals while fulfilling our mission. Whether an employee wants to advance in the position for which they are hired or if they have another passion, we offer opportunities for career progression whether it be the traditional vertical progression or horizontal.  

The hard work and dedication of Metro employees deserves recognition. We have developed an inclusive recognition program for a variety of categories, including:

Core Values
Years of Service
Peace of Mind

Despite economic volatility, pandemic and political changes, we have historically been able to maintain our staffing levels. The nature of our mission mandates that our critical work continues regardless of changing times and fluctuating budgets.

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400+ People Committed to Clean Water

Our mission is to protect the region’s health and environment by cleaning water and recovering resources. We clean water to be suitable for agriculture, aquatic life, recreation, and water supply. 
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Employee Resources

Here you can find information related to our current retirement benefits. If you have additional questions related to your specific situation, please contact Human Resources.

Here you can find information related to our other benefits that are available to you. If you have additional questions related to your specific situation, please contact Human Resources.

2017 Metro Benefit Summary
24 Hour Flex – Dependent Care FSA Flyer
24 Hour Flex – Enrollment Form
24 Hour Flex – Limited FSA Flyer
24 Hour Flex – Medical FSA Flyer
24 Hour Flex Enrollment Guide
Affidavit of Domestic Partnership
Credit Union of Colorado General Member Brochure
EyeMed Vision Enrollment Form
Vision Premiums 2017

Here you can find current forms related to health and dental, retirement and other benefits. If you have additional questions related to your specific situation, please contact Human Resources.

457 Amount of Deferral Change Form – 2017
Beneficiary Form for Basic Voluntary Life Accident Insurance
Employee Information form for Address Phone and Emergency Contacts
Health and Fitness – Preapproval
Health and Fitness Reimbursement
ICMA Beneficiary Change Form
Medical Reimbursement

Here you will find forms, benefit details, insurance contacts and information about events.​​

2020 PREMIUMS COBRA and RETIREE Health and Dental
457 Plan Investment Option Funds
DB Plan Amendment
Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Summary
Insurance Funding Request Form
RHS_Claim Form – No Beneficiary
RHS_Claim Submission Instructions
RHS_Eligibility Form
Summary Delta Dental EPO w schedule
US Bank Contact Info

This section provides you with information pertinent to your available benefits. If you don’t find what you need here, please contact Human Resources for further assistance.