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You may also post your resume and search for employment with other Kansas electric cooperatives, as well as electric cooperatives in other states, by visiting our online nationwide Career Center.

KEC Communications Intern

The communications intern will work on a variety of hands-on, portfolio building projects that support the rural electric cooperatives in Kansas. Your responsibilities could include assisting with the publication of a monthly magazine, designing print materials, writing articles for the magazine and an internal newsletter, providing event support for youth programs, photography assignments, and more. This internship offers flexible start/end dates and will take into account your class schedule. The position works from the Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. headquarters in Topeka. Hours are flexible, but will be scheduled during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday). Applicants must be a junior or senior in college majoring in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field. For more information, email sread@kec.org

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation Employment Opportunity

Sunflower currently has the following openings:

  • Communications Specialist I - Hays
  • Project Management Intern - Hays
  • Journey Line Technician - Colby
  • Line Technician Apprentice I-IV - Colby
  • Lab Tech Trainee - Holcomb
  • Environmental & Science Intern - Summer 2019 - Holcomb
  • Transmission Engineer I - Great Bend
  • Transmission Engineer II - Great Bend
  • Transmission Engineer Intern - Summer 2019 - Great Bend
  • Senior Transmission Engineer (System Protection) - Great Bend
  • Transmission Geotechnician I - Great Bend
  • Instructional Designer - Garden City
  • Operator Technician EI&C I-IV

 Please apply at https://www.sunflower.net/careers/ and click on our job opportunities.

 

Top 10 reasons to consider a co-op career

There are many ways to earn a paycheck, but some are more rewarding than others. Here are 10 reasons to consider joining the electric cooperative family.

10. Tech-focused: Rapid advances in renewable generation, energy storage and smart grid technologies will change the way we use electricity. 

9. Business on a human scale: Cooperatives hold themselves to the highest standards while still maintaining a close-knit, family-friendly working environment. Their smaller size and local control also gives co-ops more flexibility to try new ideas to improve the service they provide.

8. Support a clean environment: Electricity is one of our cleanest energy sources, and as technology improves, electric cars, next-generation heating and cooling systems, etc. will reduce our reliance less efficient forms of energy. 

7. Retirement security: Co-op employees deliver a valuable service to their communities, and they’re rewarded for that dedication with outstanding retirement benefits.

6. National reach: America’s 900-plus electric co-ops serve 47 states and 56 percent of our nation’s landmass. So whether you want to stay in your hometown or explore another part of the country, odds are good that there will be an electric co-op nearby.

5. Stability: As our reliance on technology increases, so too will our demand for electricity. As long as we need electricity, we’ll need workers to ensure it is safe, reliable and affordable.

4. Principles, not profit: When you work for an electric co-op, you’re working to serve your friends, family and neighbors who collectively own the co-op.

3. Join a global movement: More than 250 million people around the world earn their living working in co-ops, and generate approximately $2.5 trillion in global economic activity each year.

2. Competitive pay: You’ll enjoy excellent pay and benefits that can help you achieve the American dream.

1. Build a stronger community: Electric co-ops power our homes, schools, farms and businesses, and keep rural America connected to the global economy. 

 

 

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