Dakota Energy Cooperative is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager of Operations. The best candidates will have demonstrated industry knowledge with leadership ability to continue a culture of trust and respect in the operations department team and with the membership. Key responsibilities include ensuring appropriate staffing, training, and development of the electric operations workforce to provide for the safe and reliable delivery of electricity to the membership; developing and monitoring department’s annual budget, overseeing the operation, construction and maintenance of electric distribution facilities in conformity with established standards and best practices; developing and promoting the required adherence to all established safety rules, regulations and practice and encouraging member support, understanding and acceptance of the electric operations activities as they pertain to our membership.
Dakota Energy Cooperative is a not-for-profit electric distribution, member-owned cooperative headquartered in Huron, South Dakota. The Cooperative has twenty-five employees, serves seven counties, 2,221 member/consumers/3,614 meters, through 11 substations, 1,382 miles of OH and 1,148 miles of UG lines.
Located in east-central South Dakota in the heart of the state’s Glacial Lakes and Prairie’s region, Huron rests along the beautiful James River in an area steeped in natural history. With an estimated population (US Census Bureau in 2013) of 13,097, Huron offers residents and visitors alike the charm and welcoming comfort of a small town while still providing all the amenities and attractions of a much larger city.
Dakota Energy Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K, retirement pension, paid time off and holidays and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. To apply, email your cover letter and resume as a PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2022.
Dakota Energy Cooperative is a member-owned, non-profit cooperative providing electricity and other services in Beadle, Hand and Hyde Counties. DEC is headquartered in Huron, South Dakota and has an office in Miller, South Dakota.