Employment Opportunities

Journeyman Lineman

Hill County Electric Cooperative (HCE), located in Havre, Mont., has an outstanding job opportunity for a journeyman lineman.  The co-op is looking for a responsible, dedicated and safety-oriented individual to be part of the co-op’s hometown cooperative family to deliver reliable energy to the co-op’s members. HCE offers an exceptional compensation and benefits package, and the best co-workers in the business.

Candidates must have successfully completed an approved apprenticeship course, have proven ability and demonstrated competence in all facets of line work and use of associated equipment at the journeyman lineman level. Other requirements include: high school diploma or GED, ability to obtain and maintain a Class A CDL, insurable driving record and pass a drug screening.

The position will remain open until filled. No entry-level trainee or apprentice applications will be accepted at this time. Learn more about HCE and apply through the co-op’s  “careers” website at www.hillcountyelectric.coop and read the job description with full requirements. Both a resume and application must be submitted through this website. For more information call 1-877-394-7804. Follow HCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HCElectric.

Manager of Member Services

Glacier Electric Cooperative has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader to fill the position of manager of member services. Glacier Electric is a member-owned electric cooperative serving 5,100 members in northwestern Montana. The cooperative headquarters is located in Cut Bank, Mont. The diverse membership base is comprised of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, several Canadian/U.S. Border crossings, most of Glacier National Park, several small towns and significant rural agricultural load. June 26 is the deadline for applying for this position.

For this position, key areas of emphasis include: member communications (publications, website, public speaking); internal communications; member events/annual Meeting; community involvement/public relations; energy efficiency programs, and; economic development (Revolving Loan Fund and reporting)

Required skills: Ability to effectively coordinate available resources is essential. The ability to effectively communicate with others, both orally and in writing, is essential. Education & experience: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in communications, marketing or related field; or 10 years of related experience in public communications is desirable. Additional training in energy services, energy efficiency programs, marketing, supervision, desktop publishing, website design or maintenance, and advertising is highly desirable. Knowledge: A thorough working knowledge of desktop publishing, media communications techniques and marketing is required. Other preferred areas of knowledge include energy efficiency, public and media relations, public speaking, photography and editing. Lifting Capacity: Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

This position is a non-union, staff-level position that reports directly to the general manager. The successful candidate must pass an initial substance screening and, as an employee, will be subject to random drug/controlled-substance screenings.

All applications must be received by June 26, 2015, and must be sent to mhudson@glacierelectric.com

Communications Position

Ravalli Electric Cooperative  is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a background in communications and social media experience to join our team. This full-time position will be representing the cooperative by increasing its public visibility through business networking opportunities, community events and social media and website communications. Minimal requirements for this position include effective verbal and written communication skills, exceptional customer service, outstanding writing and editing skills, computer proficient, including operating software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Systems, and Website management software. Professional experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter are preferred.

Educational requirements include a bachelor’s degree with a focus on communications: Advertising and marketing, journalism, Communications and Public Relations or a related degree. However, consideration of education and work experience, including marketing, editorial or public relations responsibilities, may be given in lieu of degree. The successful applicant must possess a valid Montana driver’s license, present a professional appearance at all times, have the ability to travel occasionally out-of-town, overnight and work non-traditional hours, including evening and weekend hours as required.

If you are fantastic with people and have excellent writing and technical skills, please submit a completed REC application, resume, letter of interest, and your portfolio or samples of your work. Benefits are available after 90 days and wage depends on experience.

Communications Position

Ravalli Electric Cooperative  is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a background in communications and social media experience to join our team. This full-time position will be representing the cooperative by increasing its public visibility through business networking opportunities, community events and social media and website communications. Minimal requirements for this position include effective verbal and written communication skills, exceptional customer service, outstanding writing and editing skills, computer proficient, including operating software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Systems, and Website management software. Professional experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter are preferred.

Educational requirements include a bachelor’s degree with a focus on communications: advertising and marketing, journalism, communications and public relations or a related degree. However, consideration of education and work experience, including marketing, editorial or public relations responsibilities, may be given in lieu of degree. The successful applicant must possess a valid Montana driver’s license, present a professional appearance at all times, have the ability to travel occasionally out of town and overnight, and work non-traditional hours, including evening and weekend hours as required.

If you are fantastic with people and have excellent writing and technical skills, please submit a completed REC application, resume, letter of interest, and your portfolio or samples of your work. Benefits are available after 90 days and wage depends on experience.