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Director of Communications – South Dakota Rural Electric Association, Pierre, SD – SDREA, a member services organization for South Dakota’s electric cooperatives, is seeking a qualified individual for the position of director of communications in Pierre, S.D. The successful candidate should have a comprehensive knowledge of mass media and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. They must also have a superior ability to write and edit in a journalistic style that is customary to external publications. Responsibilities include supervising the production of a monthly publication for member cooperatives, coordinating and supervising all SDREA communications, developing and implementing an annual budget for the Communications Department, preparing news releases, working with committees and member cooperatives on education and informative messages, designing various forms of print communication and maintaining the association’s web page. The candidate will also manage communication personnel. This position will require a self-motivated and organized individual with the ability to work independently and efficiently with deadlines. A college degree in mass communications, journalism or related field with an emphasis on written and oral communication and /or equivalent work experience is required. Experience in publishing and the use of Adobe design software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Bridge is required. Experience in supervising and business is preferred. A salary range of $75,000-$80,000 will be considered based upon experience. SDREA offers a highly competitive benefit package including defined benefit pension, 401(k), HSA, HRA, health, dental, vision and a generous leave policy. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, cover letter and three writing examples by April 5, 2020, to

Journeyman Lineman or 3rd/4th Year Apprentice – Traverse Electric Cooperative, Inc., Wheaton, MN – Applications can be found on our website: or can be mailed or emailed to interested candidates upon request. Completed application and resume should be directed to Karen Lupkes, Office Manager, PO Box 66, Wheaton, MN 56296 or emailed to For more information or to request a job description, please contact Karen Lupkes at 800-927-5443 or Application deadline is April 30, 2020. EOE.

(3) 1,000-hour Linemen – Grand Electric Cooperative, Bison, SD – Applicants should have completed power line training. Send resume along with a letter of application by May 11, 2020, to Steve Senn, Manager Electric Operations, Grand Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 39, Bison, SD 57620. EOE.

Accountant & Analyst – Northern Electric, Bath, SD – This position will be responsible for plant accounting, accounts payable, purchase orders and analytical accounting functions. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Self-motivation and strong work habits are required. A bachelor’s degree in accounting is preferred, however, three years accounting work experience in lieu of education will be considered. Application for Employment is available on our website: and returned to Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.

(3) 1,000-hour Utility Workers – Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. Mitchell, SD – Central Electric is accepting applications for three (3) temporary Utility Workers to work with line crews constructing and maintaining electric utility distribution lines. Graduation from a vocational/technical school in power line studies and a Class A Commercial Driver’s License is required. Employment beginning May 2020 at an hourly rate. No benefits. To obtain an employment application and job description, visit Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. EOE.

(2) 1,000-hour Lineworkers – Charles Mix Electric Cooperative, Lake Andes, SD – Applications can be found on our website or be picked up at our office, 440 Lake Street, Lake Andes, SD 57356. Submit resume and application by mail or email to: Charles Mix Electric, PO Box 10, Lake Andes, SD 57356 or For more information, contact Chad Loeffler at 605-487-7321. Jobs to be open until filled.

2) 1,000-hour Lineworkers – Codington-Clark Electric Co-op, Watertown, SD  –  Requires post-secondary degree in power line construction and maintenance and a S.D. Class A CDL. Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to Contact Tammy Popham, Codington-Clark Electric Co-op, PO Box 880, Watertown, SD 57201-0880. Phone 605-886-5848. Applications accepted only until filled. EOE.

Energy Advisor – Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Alta, IA – Qualified applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, 702 South 1st Street, Estherville, IA 51334. Documents may also be submitted via e-mail addressed to Position will remain open until April 3, 2020. EOE.

Journeyman Lineman – High Plains Power, Riverton, WY – Position will be located in our Casper, Wyo., district office. Candidates must complete an Application for Employment and may attach a resume; resumes will not be accepted as an application. Applications may be obtained on our website: All applications should be directed to: Angela Wallace, Human Resources, via mail at PO Box 713, Riverton, WY 82501, fax 307-856-4207 or email Position open until filled. EOE.

Power Line Program Instructor – Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, NE –This position will be located at the Alliance, Neb., Campus. Email cover letter, current resume, academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation to; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308-635-6161. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.