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What Can American Water Works Association Offer You

At AWWA you’ll find purpose, great benefits, relaxed culture, collaborative colleagues and interesting work. AWWA serves over 50,000 professionals who keep water safe and clean, and flowing to the taps of homes and businesses in North America and beyond.

AWWA offers employees:

  • An environment that challenges your skills and makes your contributions meaningful and critical to our business success.
  • Opportunity to contribute to important projects in a non-profit organization whose work impacts the world and that will value you as an individual as well as an employee.
  • A great mix of pay, benefits, culture, environment and purpose that will challenge and use your skills in interesting work.


Mission Based Work

We are a nonprofit association whose work supports our vision of “A Better World Through Better Water.” Since 1881, AWWA has protected public health by providing technical content through our Standards and Manuals of Practice. This content is used by water professionals around the world so that we have safe and clean water. If you want serve a noble cause and work with dedicated employees, join our team!


We serve the water community.


We recognize that you need flexibility so that you can better manage your professional and personal commitments. We offer both a hybrid (combination of in-office/remote) and a 9/80 work schedule. Flexible starting and stopping times are also part of the package. When you join AWWA, we give you $250 towards the cost of at-home computer equipment.

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Enjoy a hybrid schedule.


Our Denver office is located next to Marston Reservoir with a view of the Rocky Mountains along with a variety of amenities – free parking, secure access, standing desks, Air Handlers – Ionization System, touchless fixtures.

Our Government Affairs office is located in the heart of Washington, DC – minutes away from Capitol Hill and the White House.

We offer a collaborative working environment with the opportunity to work with a variety of cross-functional teams to accomplish our work.

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AWWA conference room. You could be sitting here.


We believe in giving back to the community and we show that by giving employees time off to volunteer. We give back to the community-at-large with an easily, accessible educational website about water with our consumer site

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AWWA Staff Volunteers on Earth Day for Denver Digs Trees.


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We invest in our employees by offering generous benefits including a 6% employer funded contribution and 3% employer match into your retirement account upon hire.

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We also offer two medical and dental plans, vision coverage, employer funded life insurance and disability.

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Paid Time Off

Three paid time off accounts, vacation, personal, and sick that total at least 20 PTO days per year

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Professional Development

Tuition reimbursement and a minimum of 12+ paid, job related training hours annually.

AWWA is an equal opportunity employer. AWWA is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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