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Nederland Utilities Department Seeks Full-Time Operator I

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Utilities Department. This position will perform duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all public utility services.

Responsibilities include: water treatment, transmission, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; storm water collection; meter installations; and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Previous experience with water/wastewater, power tools, data collection, GIS, math, science, and the operation/maintenance of heavy equipment is a plus
  • $15 – $19/hour, depending on experience (includes comprehensive employee benefits package)
  • Must be willing and able to be subject to on-call 24/7, as well as able to work weekends and over time, as necessary

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and Town of Nederland employment application to Miranda Fisher at Applications can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and review the benefits package.
Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Nederland Police Department Seeks Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officers

The Town of Nederland is hiring part-time and full-time police officers with Colorado POST certification. We value interpersonal skills, problem solving, enthusiasm, and good judgment. Demonstrating a positive attitude and passion for working in a small mountain community is a must.

Nederland is known as a gateway to outdoor recreation and we host many major events throughout the year. Our town motto is “Life is better up here!”

We offer great benefits to full-time employees, including:

  • scheduling flexibility, such as option for 3-day work-week, totaling 40 hours (3 days on, 4 days off per week)
  • employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 22 days of paid time off per year
  • retirement account (up to 4% employer match)
  • support of outside training for instructor certifications or areas of interest

After completion of training, officers receive additional perks:

  • assigned patrol cars
  • no graveyard shifts

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and the Town of Nederland’s Police Department Application to You may also drop off your application materials at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 OR the Nederland Police Department, 20 Lakeview Drive, Nederland, CO 80466. Please indicate whether you are interested in full-time or part-time work.

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package for each position:

Click here to download the Town of Nederland’s Police Department application. ***Please be sure to click the link, download the application, save it to your computer, and complete the application via .pdf fillable form. DO NOT submit hand-written applications.

Nederland Police Department Seeks Operations Support Unit (OSU) Volunteer

The Nederland Police Department is looking for a local volunteer for its Operations Support Unit (OSU). The OSU Volunteer would work for the Nederland Police Department and provide support to the daily operations of the NPD. The preferred candidate would be a local Nederland area resident that is able to provide a minimum of 8 hours per week of unpaid volunteer service, with the understanding that additional hours may be needed on a case by case basis. The OSU Volunteer would work directly for the Marshal and/or his designee and be responsible for such administrative duties as fleet operations, traffic management, special events support, motorist assist, firearms/armory support, etc. Please contact Marshal Larry Johns if you have any additional questions or are interested in the OSU position. Contact: 303-258-3250 or