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Vacancy Announcement

Job Posting #16-014

Flathead Electric Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of Facilities & Security Specialist in our Kalispell office. This is a full time exempt position. Wage DOE with an excellent benefits package. The anticipated start date for this position is January 3, 2017.

Duties: Responsible for the maintenance/repair and overall needs of the Cooperative's facilities and security related operations. Ensure that the property is secure, maintained and improved to meet the growing demands of the Cooperative, its members and its employees.

Prerequisite Skills and Experience:

  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience in facility repair/maintenance and/or project management.
  • Candidates with experience in the at least one of following areas are preferred: (a) maintenance of heating & cooling systems; (b) general facility security; (c) interpreting and understanding of construction and/or building plans; (d) contract administration; and/or (e) use of general construction equipment.
  • Some non-direct supervision experience required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is helpful, and limited computer experience required.

Other Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years old.
Able to work 40 hours a week, with additional time as required.
Must be able to respond to maintenance issues or other needs at any time, including nights and weekends.
Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to work with all types of people.
Must be self-directed and motivated to get things done quickly and without direct supervision.
Must have a current Montana driver's license and be insurable.
Effective verbal communications skills and legible handwriting is imperative.
Able to travel occasionally out-of-area and overnight.

Physical Demands:
Frequent standing and walking. Occasional sitting, reaching above the shoulder, driving. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.

Applicants must meet all the job requirements on the attached job description and adhere to all policies of the Cooperative.

This position is being posted internally and externally until October 25th, 2016.

Application packages are available by calling Suzie Wrbelis, Human Resource Specialist, Flathead Electric Cooperative, at 406-751-4408 or from the Kalispell Job Service. Applications may be submitted directly to the Human Resource Office, Flathead Electric Cooperative, 2510 Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901 or to the Kalispell Job Service.

Applicants may contact Suzie Wrbelis at 751-4408 for additional information, questions about this position or Flathead Electric Cooperative's benefits package.

Application Process

The Cooperative's objective is to provide reliable electric service to our members. To accomplish this, we believe in hiring and/or promoting the best person for the job.

Equal Employment Opportunity: With respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, it is the policy of Flathead Electric Cooperative to prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or disability, except where reasonable demands of the job require a distinction to be made. All personnel actions or programs will be administered in a non-discriminatory manner. Accordingly, all employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO).

To apply for a specific job opening at Flathead Electric Cooperative, you may obtain our job application by contacting our Human Resource Department at (406) 751-4408 or the Flathead Job Service office at 427 1st Avenue East, Kalispell, MT 59901 or 406-758-6200. Applicants may submit their applications directly to Flathead Electric's Human Resource Department. We are unable to retain unsolicited applications or resumes, but we appreciate your interest. Current positions are posted on this web site.

In order for your application to receive consideration, it must be completed and received by the Human Resource Department at Flathead Electric or the Job Service before the closing date. Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the information you provide on the application. Flathead Electric will not accept a resume in lieu of an application form, however, a resume may be attached.

Human Resources will review all applications and forward those to the hiring supervisor. Not every candidate who applies will be interviewed. Applicants who need an accommodation for an interview should request this at the time an interview appointment is scheduled.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Flathead Electric Cooperative. We wish you success in your endeavors.

Benefits Offered

Flathead Electric offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Updated: October 11, 2016