Local Employer Now Hiring

by Staff Reporter / Oct 10, 2017 / comments

Local Employer Now Hiring

There are jobs available around the community. Jemez Mountain Electric Coop recently posted two high-level positions and is actively seeking applicants. If you or someone you know is qualified and available, this is your chance. See below for these recent opportunities.

 


Jemez Coop Seeks General Manager

JOB POSTING

Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc., (JMEC) is accepting applications for the position of General Manager. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse membership as well as team members.  The candidate must have strong business insight with an ability to grasp complex industry specific and general business practices and their impact on the membership.  The General Manager reports to an eleven (11) member Board of Trustees and will supervise the management staff.

 


Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or Licenses:

A four-year degree in Engineering, Business/Finance or a related field from an accredited college or university is required. Must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license. Must be eligible to be and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group liability policy for the automotive fleet.

 

 


Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  • ·       Must understand the relationship between a Board of Trustees and the General Manager, and between the Cooperative and its members and customers. 

  • ·       Must have an understanding of the electrical distribution system, and substation and transmission system design and operation.

  • ·       To see that all consumers within service area desiring electric service are provided a safe, ample and reliable supply of electricity at the lowest cost consistent with the highest standards of service and sound business practices.

  • ·       To develop an organization and staff it with personnel qualified to effectively and efficiently manage the Cooperative in accordance with the objectives and policies established by the Board of Trustees. 

  • ·       To inform, advise, assist and make timely, well-defined recommendations to the Board of Trustees that will ensure a strong physical and financial system, and a customer-friendly organization.  Specifically, to recommend to the Board short- and long-term financial and operating goals; capital plans and budgets; annual plans and budgets; and strategies, plans, programs, and policies.

  • ·       To serve as the Cooperative’s principal spokesperson, representative, and negotiator, and to establish positive relationships with the members/customers, individual employees, union, lending institutions, industry associations, legislative bodies, community leaders, civic and community organizations, governmental agencies and regulatory authorities, the media and the general public in order to garner support for the Cooperative.  To participate in and provide support to efforts which contribute to our area’s economic/industrial development and a higher quality of life for members/customers. 

  • ·       To direct the day-to-day operation of the Cooperative, including the deployment and utilization of the Cooperative’s financial, physical, technical and human resources in the most efficient and effective manner. To see that Cooperative business transactions and operations are carried out in compliance with industry and environmental standards, and all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.  

  • ·        Ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable.​

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

  • Experience in progressively responsible positions at the senior management level.

  • Experience in the electric industry at a senior management level is preferred.

  • The General Manager will be required to reside within a 50 mile radius of the main headquarters located in Hernandez, New Mexico.

o·       Understanding of the electric cooperative business model and principles is critical.

o·       Knowledge in the areas of strategic planning, board relations, finance, rate issues, distribution system planning/operations and member/consumer relations required.

o·       Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively handle competing priorities, and complete them in a timely manner.

  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Must be able to develop and deliver verbal and written presentations of complex materials to employees, consumers and the Board of Trustees.

 


Only those candidates that possess the criteria listed above will be considered.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until close of business, Friday, November 10, 2017. Please contact Dwight Herrera for an application or you can visit our website at www.jemezcoop.org under our careers tab. 

 

Dwight Herrera, Human Resources Administrator

P.O. Box 128 Española, New Mexico 87532

505-753-2105 Ext. 1111

505-753-6958 fax

dherrera@jemezcoop.org

 


JOB POSTING

Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc., (JMEC) is accepting applications for the position of Communications and Marketing Specialist. We are seeking a qualified professional to develop and implement marketing, energy management and communication programs by planning, organizing, and coordinating cooperative resources to promote the mission of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative (JMEC).

Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or Licenses:

Two-year degree in marketing or communications or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge in computer software i.e., Web/Graphic design, Micro Soft products, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license. Must be eligible to be and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group liability policy for the automotive fleet.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

·       ·          Develop sales plans, schedules appointments and make follow-up calls with members/customers to promote energy audits, electric heating, and energy efficiency.

·       ·          Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals.

·       ·          Serve as publisher/editor of JMEC’s monthly newsletter.

·       ·          Provide exemplary customer service, marketing, technical communication, organization, and project management services.

·       ·          Research media coverage and industry trends.

·       ·          Provide web/graphic design and maintenance services.

·       ·          Create company literature and other forms of communication.

·       ·          Plan and deliver education courses and materials.

·       ·          Initiate consumer surveys and Cooperative Energy Efficiency Programs.

·       ·          Work with manager and business units to determine event budget and manage expenses to that budget.

·       ·          Provide monthly reports to the Members Services Director on marketing and media relations.

·       ·          Promote products and services through public relations initiatives.

·       ·          Prepare and coordinate outage and internal information for dissemination to media outlets (website, radio, newspaper, social media, etc.)

·       ·          Recommend, implement and maintain website design and operation.

·       ·          Develop marketing communications campaigns.

Job Requirements and Experience:

·       Minimum of three to five years of experience in marketing and communications, and ability to gain knowledge of PRC regulations and electric utility business.

·       Must possess an effective working knowledge of marketing and writing techniques.

·       Must have ability to gain knowledge of Net Metering, Renewable Energy and Energy Audits.

·       Must understand basic operations of energy-efficient appliances, lighting and heating/cooling equipment.

·       Must have ability to gain knowledge of the Cooperative’s policies, procedures and rates.

·       Must have strong written/verbal communications skills.

·       Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively handle competing priorities, and complete them in a timely manner.

·       Must have the ability to work as part of a team.

·       Must be able to develop and deliver verbal and written presentations of complex materials to employees, consumers and the Board of Trustees.

·       Must have the ability to work with Department Directors and the Management Team in carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Cooperative and to collaborate in the formulation of and improvement of Cooperative processes and procedures and other recommendations to be presented to the Board of Trustees.

Only those candidates that possess the criteria listed above under required will be considered.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until close of business, Friday, October 6, 2017. Please contact Dwight Herrera for an application or you can visit our website at www.jemezcoop.org under our careers tab. 

Dwight Herrera, Human Resources Administrator
P.O. Box 128 Española, New Mexico 87532
505-753-2105 Ext. 1111
505-753-6958 fax
dherrera@jemezcoop.org