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Vacancy Announcement

Job Posting #16-005

Flathead Electric Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position: Director of Human Resources. This is a full time exempt position, wage DOE, and includes an excellent benefits package.

Duties: Responsible for the overall human resource management for the Cooperative, which involves: benefit and compensation administration; hiring; personnel procedures and disciplinary issues; employee counseling; performance appraisal and personnel file management; internal employee communications and, employee training. Responsible for enhanced organizational capacity through the development of talent competencies, succession planning, workforce development, organizational effectiveness programs, leadership and coaching training.

Prerequisite Skills and Experience:

Education: Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

Job Related Experience: Prefer at least 2 years managing the Human Resource needs of an organization.

Supervision Experience: Prefer at least 4 years.

Computer Skills: Must have strong computer skills, to include: advance knowledge and ability with Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, Windows, internet, and email.

Certificates & Licenses: Prefer PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Other Qualifications:

  • Effective verbal communications and interpersonal skills, to include handling difficult situations and union negotiations.
  • Must be self-directed and motivated to get things done timely and without direct supervision.
  • Be willing to be involved in professional, community, and industry related community activities.

This position is being posted internally and externally until filled.

Applications are available by calling Stephanie Wallace, Director of Human Resources at 406-751-4411 or the Kalispell Job Service at 406-758-6200.  Applications may be submitted to the Human Resource Office, Flathead Electric Cooperative, 2510 US Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901 or to the Kalispell Job Service.

Job Posting #16-007

Flathead Electric Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of Journeyman Lineman at our Libby, MT location.

This is a full time union position with a wage of $40.93/hour.

Duties: Responsibilities include constructing, converting, relocating and performing maintenance and service work on energized or de-energized lines throughout the area serviced by the Cooperative.

Prerequisite Skills and Experience:

Must have completed a recognized, qualified, four-year apprenticeship and have met all minimum requirements of the trade. Must be recognized by I.B.E.W. as a Journeyman Lineman and hold a current Commercial Driverís License.

This position is being posted internally and externally until May 30th, 2016.

Applications are available at the Kalispell Job Service or Flathead Electric. All applications should be submitted directly to the Kalispell Job Service or the Human Resource Office, Flathead Electric Cooperative, 2510 US Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901. Flathead Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants may contact Al Thorson at (406) 751-5280, or Scott Mitton, (406) 751-4408 for more information.

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: Thursday, April 14, 2016