Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc. (JMEC) is accepting applications for the position of District Manager for our Cuba District Office. The successful candidate will need to communicate effectively with a diverse membership as well as team members, managers, Board of Trustees, etc. 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 District Manager reports to the General Manager and will supervise employees and the management staff of the Cuba District Office, located in Cuba, New Mexico.
The candidate must possess successful management and strong business skills with a minimum of five years’ experience in the electric utility industry. Cooperative experience is a plus; understanding of the electric cooperative business model and principles is critical. Knowledge in the areas of strategic planning, board relations, finance, rate issues, distribution system planning/operations and member/consumer relations is required. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Manages the consumer-owned electric distribution system of a geographically defined area. Operations include construction, maintenance, service, consumer-member and public relations, marketing, and consumer collections.
A BA/BS in Engineering, Accounting, or Finance with a minimum of five (5) years' experience in the electric industry at a senior management level is preferred. The District Manager will be required to reside within a 50-mile radius of the Cuba District Office located in Cuba, New Mexico. 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.
Additional Salary Information: JMEC offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications, along with a comprehensive benefits package.