Employment Opportunities

General Manager

Fergus Electric Cooperative, Inc., in Lewistown, Montana, is searching for qualified candidates for the position of general manager.

Fergus Electric is headquartered in Lewistown, a beautiful area in the center of Montana. Lewistown is a town of approximately 6,000 residents and is surrounded by the scenic island mountains of central Montana – The Big Snowies, Judith, Moccasins, Bull, Highwood, Little Belt, Castle and Crazy Mountains.  Central Montana is a pristine recreational area and Lewistown is known for having good and plentiful drinking water.
The long-term general manager has informed the board of his retirement date effective June 25, 2020.  The successful candidate will be starting employment on or before that date.

To be considered, candidates must have experience in administration, operations or management in the electric utility industry. Knowledge and familiarity of the cooperative model is desired.  A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, engineering or a related field is required.  Candidates are desired to have a broad background, including financials, operations, budgeting, strategic planning, power supply, public relations, employee relations and community involvement.
Fergus Electric Cooperative offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  A job description and employment application are available at www.ferguselectric.coop

Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2020.  Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and application to fecpauld@gmail.com or mail to:
Fergus Electric Cooperative, Inc.
c/o Stogsdill & Birdwell, P.C.
224 W Main St., Suite 511
Lewistown, MT 59457
Please contact Board President Paul Descheemaeker at (406) 366-1380 with questions.


General Manager

United Electric Co-op, Inc. in Heyburn, Idaho is searching for qualified candidates for the position of general manager.

United Electric Co-op, Inc., is headquartered in Heyburn, Idaho and serves approximately 6,800 meters in portions of Minidoka and Cassia counties.

To be considered, candidates for this position must have 10 years of increasingly responsible administrative, management, and/or supervisory experience in the electric utility industry. A Northwest power industry background is preferred but not required. A candidate should have a broad electrical utility background, including financial, utility operations, strategic planning, budget development, power supply, board of directors involvement, and labor and community relations. A bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, public administration or other related discipline is required.

United Electric Co-op, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package. An employment application and job description is available at www.uec.coop.

Application submittals will be accepted until close of business Jan. 17, 2020. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and application to jelg@uec.coop or mail to:

United Electric Coop, Inc.
c/o Parsons, Smith, Stone, Loveland, & Shirley PO Box 910
Burley, ID 83318

Please contact Board President David Phillips (208) 431-4000, with questions.