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Lincoln Electric Cooperative (LEC) in Eureka, MT is a Full Time Accountant. LEC is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Eureka, Montana. As a cooperative, LEC is owned by those who receive our services - our members. We serve over 4,800 members in portions of Lincoln and Flathead counties. Incorporated in 1948, LEC is loyal in its commitment to provide our members with the most reliable electric service available at the lowest possible cost. In addition to providing electrical service to the communities we serve, LEC promotes and facilitates local economic development. We are also committed to enhancing the quality of life for our members and the public at large.

Responsible for accounts payable and other accounts receivable. Responsible for bank reconciliation. Responsible for accounting side of work order process including vehicle and material processes. Assists propane subsidiary with accounting function. Process all accounts payable and purchase order transactions to vendors. Document and secure approval for all invoices, determine proper accounting, pay and file completed invoices. Reconcile, post and close work orders, including material, labor, vehicle, and direct charges. Reconcile and process reports associated with asset, fleet and material modules. Generate annual form 1099s. Track information to populate forms. Generate and process all month end reports. Balance accounts to the general ledger. Process all Revolving Loan and Energy Efficiency loan documents. Process miscellaneous receivable invoices. Maintain spreadsheets for tax purposes. Balance cash to the General Ledger. Reconcile the Cooperative’s bank accounts monthly. Balance credit card transactions to the bank statement and GL. Responsible for deposit management. Other accounts receivable including Point of Sale. Process all other accounts transactions including customers and retirees. Responsible for changes in the customer address database, manage electronic customer inquiries.

To apply or for full job description, visit our website: https://lincolnelectric.coop/index.php/cooperative/job-openings or email hr@lincolnelectric.coop.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker

Mid-Yellowstone Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Hysham, Montana, is accepting applications for the position of Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker.  The person in this position is responsible for providing outstanding customer service to our membership by assuring the highest possible degree of construction, line repair and maintenance, and must uphold a strong culture of safety.

Experience/educational requirements:  High School diploma and successful completion of a recognized lineman training school.  Applicant must have a thorough knowledge of equipment, tools, materials, and services used by electric utilities, extensive knowledge of the description of units, specifications and drawings for line construction of distribution voltages; and a thorough knowledge of operating and construction procedures and RUS practices of electric distribution organizations.  Completion of a four-year Apprentice Lineworker training program must be completed for the Journeyman Lineworker position.

The successful applicant must possess a valid Montana CDL Class A driver’s license within 30 days of hire.

Offers are contingent upon completion of a background check.  Qualified applicants may pick up an application from the MYEC office at 203 Elliott Avenue in Hysham, call the office to have an application emailed to you or download an application from our website www.myec.coop.  Submit the completed MYEC application, resume and letter of interest to MYEC, Attn:  Operations Manager, PO Box 386, Hysham, MT  59038 or email to kenr@myec.coop.  If you have any questions, please contact Ken at (406) 342-5521 or by email. 

Mid-Yellowstone Electric Cooperative offers an excellent wage and benefit package including health care coverage, pension, 401k, vacation and sick leave.

The position will remain open until filled.  MYEC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Communication Specialist

Beartooth Electric Cooperative (BEC), a rural electric distribution cooperative, is seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill the Communication Specialist position. This is a great opportunity to join the Beartooth Electric team and live, work and play at the basecamp to the Beartooths!
Work Location: Red Lodge, MT
Employment Status: Full-Time 
Drug Test: Required
Background Check: Required
Relocation Benefit: None
Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record required. 
Summary of job description

  • Coordinate and support BEC communication and marketing engagement efforts with employees and Members, using written and electronic communications. Build positive internal and external awareness of BEC and its products and services and promote Cooperative values in our communities.
  • Coordinate BEC online presence, including website and social media platforms; source and curate content; increase online Member engagement through effective communication of initiatives and programs; remain abreast of the latest technology,    services, and platforms.
  • Write, edit and distribute press releases, articles, Board meeting minutes, and other cooperative communications as  directed.
  • Assist with coordination of the Annual Member Meeting; ensure active participation and positive communication of information;  present information as appropriate; respond to Member concerns and inquiries.

General Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalence certificate in addition to proficiency in corporate communications, typically attained through a bachelor's degree in communications, English, marketing, or graphic design and one or more years of experience or equivalent experience/education.