Consider an Electric Cooperative Career
The search for a purposeful career can begin and end at your local electric cooperative because working toward a greater purpose is at the heart of the co-op business model. Electric co-ops are community-focused organizations that deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy to the consumer-members they serve.
Electric co-ops need a variety of skill sets to develop new technologies and infrastructure, keep the electric grid secure and power the lives and economy of our local communities.
Check out the job openings below. You may also post your résumé and search for employment with other Kansas electric cooperatives—and electric cooperatives in other states—by visiting our online nationwide Career Center.
KEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Current CEO, Bruce Graham, will be retiring at the beginning of 2020 and the search process for a new CEO is currently underway. For more information, contact Chris Guiney at CarterBaldwin Executive Search. email@example.com, 678-448-0017
Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., Topeka, is looking for a highly dependable individual with an interest in writing, editing and fact-checking for a paid editorial internship for summer 2020. The intern will contribute to the production of the monthly magazine, Kansas Country Living, circulation 131,000. Great resume-building opportunity. Flexible hours. Send cover letter and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., Topeka, is offering a paid spring semester internship. Duties could include providing event support for youth programs, writing articles for the statewide newsletter, designing print and social media materials, photography assignments, and assisting with the publication of a monthly magazine by fact checking and editing.
This internship offers flexible start/end dates and will take into account your class schedule. The position works from KEC’s headquarters in Topeka. Hours are flexible, but will be scheduled during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday).
Send cover letter and references to email@example.com.
Substation Technician Apprentice I-IV - Garden City
EMS/SCADA Administrator - Garden City
Transmission Engineer I - Great Bend
Transmission Engineer II - Great Bend
Relay Technician Apprentice I-IV - Great Bend
Journey Relay Technician - Great Bend
Metering Supervisor - Great Bend
Senior Manager, Application Integration Management - Hays
Manager, Corporate Safety, Hays or Holcomb
Shift Supervisor - Holcomb
Generation Engineer Intern - Holcomb
Environmental and Science Intern - Holcomb
Lab Technician Trainee - Holcomb
- Engineering Manager
- Maintenance Intern - Topeka
- Maintenance Intern - McLouth
- Apprentice 1 Lineman
- End User Support Coordinator
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If you have questions regarding FreeState’s career opportunities, please contact Chelsea Renyer, HR Generalist, via email or by telephone at (785) 438-4816.
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (KEPCo), a wholesale electric utility that provides power to 19 rural distribution cooperative members in Kansas, is seeking an administrative assistant-receptionist at its Topeka headquarters.
A successful candidate will welcome guests, answer the phones, and process incoming/outgoing mail as well as perform administrative duties for various members of staff such as filing, typing, assisting with meeting and travel arrangements, tracking schedules, and purchasing office supplies, among others.
Applicant must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, at least three years of administrative assistant experience, and appropriate education/training in this field. An Associate Degree or completion of business school is a plus. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word, familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel, and have a valid drivers license.
In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, KEPCo is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability.
KEPCo offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, pension, and 401k. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: Margaret Phillips, HR Partners, 1240 SW Oakley, Topeka, Kansas 66604.