Employment Opportunities

Sun River Electric Cooperative (SREC) has announced that the current chief executive officer (CEO) will be retiring Feb. 16, 2021 and that the co-op's board of trustees is seeking his successor.

SREC operates in eight counties in west central Montana. The co-op has 2,800 miles of line serving over 3,200 members with 5,900 meters. The CEO manages a staff of 22 office and line personnel. SREC has operating revenues of $10 million to $11 million annually and a total plant of $49 million. SREC is a large summer-peaking cooperative with over 1,000 irrigation accounts. SREC's headquarters is in Fairfield, Montana with lineman outposts in Conrad and Highwood. The incoming CEO will assume leadership of a financially and operationally strong organization.

Successful candidates should have a minimum of 10 years electricity utility experience, knowledge of rural electric co-ops, and at least five years of leadership experience in a senior management position. A bachelor's degree in an appropriate field is preferred. Candidates must also have great communications skills, proven leadership ability, and a strong commitment to the "Cooperative Principles."

Sun River Electric offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes the NRECA pension plan, 401(k), health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

SREC's service area is located along the beautiful eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountain Front. Fairfield is an agriculture community of 700 people. Bordering the Rocky Mountains and Bob Marshall Wilderness, and being a short drive to Glacier National Park, our location is ideal for activities such as hunting, fishing, camping and hiking. Fairfield has a public golf course, numerous small businesses, a grade school, junior high and high school. Montana's third largest city, Great Falls, is 30 miles away and is served by a modern airport.

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered should send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references to Sun River's Electric's attorney, Maxon Davis. Email is preferred (max.davis@dhhtlaw.com); however Mr. Davis can also be mailed application materials at P.O. Box 2103, Great Falls, MT 59403.

The deadline for applications is Nov. 15, 2020.


Operation Coordinator

NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc. based in Glasgow, MT, is currently accepting resumes for the position of Operation Coordinator. Engineering Technology degree, plus a minimum of 3 years
of customer service experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge is recommended.
Operation Coordinator will help process work orders, process all new member applications, help process all system improvements, plant retirements, ordinary replacements and security light
staking sheets, and provide support for our metering system.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send resume to: Craig Herbert, General Manager, NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 951, Glasgow MT 59230, or email
to manager@norval.coop. This position will remain open until filled.