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Journeyman Lineworker
Nodak Electric Cooperative, Grand Forks
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General Manager
Jump River Electric Cooperative, Ladysmith, WI                                                         

Electric distribution cooperative, headquartered in Ladysmith, WI serving over 8,400 members in northwestern Wisconsin, seeks experienced leader.

Will report to nine-member board. Co-op has 25 employees; 1,759 miles of line. Residency must be established within the Co-op’s service territory.

Prefer four-year degree (prefer finance, engineering, or management) with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible executive leadership or senior-technical experience in a utility required (prefer REC). Must have knowledge of finance/budgeting, power supply and engineering/operations. May consider similarly experienced applicant (Associate degree and eight (8) years’ experience or high school diploma and eleven (11) years’ experience with above defined utility experience.)

Applicant must have excellent communication, listening, and consensus-building skills. MIP preferred.

Utility offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Board will initially review resumes in late May.

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Submit cover letter and resume to:
JREC Recruitment
P.O. Box 502
La Crosse, WI 54602-0502


Communications Specialist
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives

NDAREC is an established, nonprofit trade association that seeks qualified applicants for the position of communications specialist.

NDAREC has been representing the interests and providing services to its members for 75 years. Each of the state’s 16 distribution and 5 generation and transmission cooperatives has membership in NDAREC.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to:

Provide professional communication services for NDAREC and affiliated members, to include:

  • Professional level journalistic writing, research, editing, and proofreading of articles/items for publication, press releases, member cooperative and public consumption.
  • Assistance with member and public relations events and initiatives, including planning, materials/site preparation, member/public/media notification.

Preferred applicants will have a demonstrated proficiency in writing, public relations, organizational skills and attention to detail along with a college degree in journalism, public relations, business communications or mass communications. Related experience is also acceptable. NDAREC offers a competitive salary, along with a strong benefits package and a rewarding work environment. This position will be based in Mandan. 

The deadline for applications is May 5, 2017. A cover letter and resume can be directed to Jane Porter (

NDAREC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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