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Vacancy Announcement


Job Posting #15-06

Flathead Electric Cooperative, Inc., is currently accepting applications for a Director of Energy and Member Services in our Kalispell office.  

This is a full time exempt level position.   Wage DOE with an excellent benefits package.  

Duties:  Direct department activities related to energy management including but not limited to developing progressive energy efficiency and demand response programs as well as net metering and interconnection opportunities for the Cooperative and its members.  Responsible for developing and administering activities related to internal and external marketing and communications strategies, public relations, website content, increasing the Cooperative’s social media presence and legislative activity.  Oversee the Cooperative’s member service and collections functions including the call center and front offices in Kalispell and Libby.  Manage the Cooperative’s key accounts program with an emphasis on improving the Cooperative’s presence with its most influential members.  Assist the Engineering Department with power generation and renewable energy initiatives when requested.  Assist all other areas of the Cooperative as appropriate.      

Prerequisite Skills and Experience:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing or related field required.  Substantial experience in the electric utility, energy and member service fields may be substituted for a degree.               

Job Related Experience:  5 years’ experience in progressively responsible positions, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the electric utility field, including positions dealing directly with service to and communications with members.   

Computer Skills:  Excellent computer skills to include spreadsheets and word-processing  required.

Other Qualifications:
•  Must be at least 18 years old.
•  Able to work 40 hours a week, with additional time as required.
•  Must have a valid Montana driver’s license and be insurable.
•  Must present a professional appearance at all times.
•  Effective verbal and written communications skills, confident with public speaking; demonstrated ability     
    to work effectively with a team.
•  Must have the ability to understand complex business problems from a technical and financial aspect
    and develop and present creative solutions to those problems. 
•  Requires a strong commitment to teamwork and the cooperative principles.  Should have a good
    understanding of the Cooperative’s policies, procedures, and rates. 
•  Able to travel occasionally out of the area and overnight.  

This position is being posted internally and externally and will remain open until filled.   

Applications are available by calling Scott Mitton, Human Resource Specialist, at 406-751-4408 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.

FEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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: Tuesday, July 21, 2015