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Manager of Operations

Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative is accepting resumes for a Manager of Operations.    
Qualified candidates for the position must have excellent management and supervisory experience. Education requirements are a high school equivalent with advanced, technical or college education preferred.  Requires ten or more years of progressive experience in power utility construction, with emphasis on maintenance, and operations.   
Applicants should also have supervisory experience and good interpersonal skills.  Employee will be required to report to Ashton, Idaho daily. For more information about Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative and this job opportunity, please visit our Website at: www.fallriverelectric.com.
Apply: Fallriverelectric.bamboohr.com/jobs
Fall River Rural Electric is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries.  Applications for Operations Manager must be received no later than Aug. 12, 2021.

Operation Coordinator

NorVal Electric Cooperative, based in Glasgow, MT, is currently accepting resumes for the position of Operation Coordinator.  Engineering Technology degree, plus a minimum of 3 years of customer service experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge are recommended. 
Operation Coordinator will help process work orders, process all new member applications, help process all system improvements, plant retirements, ordinary replacements, and security light staking sheets, and provide support for our metering system.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Send resume to: Craig Herbert, General Manager, NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 951, Glasgow MT 59230, or email to manager@norval.coop.  This position will remain open until filled.

Journeyman Lineman

Missoula Electric Cooperative has an opening in its Operations Department for a journeyman lineman.

The person in this position performs diversified work of construction, repair and operation of distribution and transmission facilities; works on energized lines, structures and equipment involved in the distribution of electricity. 

Required education and/or experience: High school diploma or equivalent; certified journeyman lineman or must have completed a recognized, qualified apprenticeship program for electrical utility journeyman lineman, have met all minimum requirements of the trade, and have the ability to successfully pass the IBEW Local 44 Journeyman Lineman’s exam within a year of date of hire. 

Certificates, licenses and registrations: Must hold or be able to obtain, within 45 consecutive days of hire, a valid Montana Class A, Interstate Commercial Driver’s License. 

Working conditions/physical activities: All successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background screening, drug/alcohol testing and fitness capacity exam and must be able to handle the physical demands of the job as described in the job description. 

Hourly Wage: $45.34 per IBEW collective bargaining. This is a union position with an excellent benefit package.  

Application details: Job open until filled. Visit missoulaelectric.com to view or download a complete job description and job application. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must submit a job application, along with a current resume and cover letter. Applicants may submit materials three ways: Email application materials to: employment@meccoop.com, fax to (406) 541-6315 or mail a signed copy, with the required paperwork, to Missoula Electric Cooperative; Attention: Human Resources; 1700 West Broadway, Missoula, MT 59808. 

Accounts Payable/Communications Specialist

NorVal Electric Cooperative, based in Glasgow, MT, is currently accepting resumes for the position of Accounts Payable/Communication Specialist. Two year post-secondary course work in communications/business and 3-5 years of job-related experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required.

The successful applicant will serve the member-owners of the cooperative with the utmost professionalism and courtesy through in-person, telephone, and electronic interactions. The position requires a team-oriented person who possesses excellent communication, mathematical, and organizational skills. Duties include processing member’s electric bill, answering member question regarding bills, performing collections for overdue accounts, writing monthly news articles, and handling annual meeting preparations. Applicant must possess a high proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel) and 10-key, additionally NISC IVue familiarity a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send resume to: Craig Herbert, General Manager, NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 951, Glasgow MT 59230, or email to manager@norval.coop. This position will remain open until filled. 


Hill County Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Havre, has a position opening for a controller. The person in this position is responsible for direct supervision of the accountants, bookkeepers, and warehouse personnel, and the overall operations of the accounting department and warehouse.

In addition, the controller participates as a member of the accounting team to maintain the efficient operation of the accounting department. The person is required to be knowledgeable of rural telephone and electric accounting practices, laws governing telephone and electric utilities, and with new developments and changes in utility accounting procedures. This person is also responsible for the system of internal controls and will function as internal auditor. More information about this position can be found at https://www.hcelectric.com/careers.