Consolidated Electric, with general offices in Mexico, Missouri, is accepting applications for the position of General Manager. Consolidated Electric is a member-owned rural electric cooperative with a fulltime work force of 32 employees serving more than 8,000 meters, the City of Paris, Missouri, and several large power loads. The cooperative’s annual budget is in the range of $20 million. Consolidated has a nine member board of directors and serves a territory that includes Audrain and parts of Monroe, Pike, Boone, Montgomery, and Ralls counties. Consolidated Electric receives its wholesale power from Central Electric Power Cooperative, Jefferson City, Missouri, and is a distribution cooperative in the Missouri three-tier system which includes Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.

The successful candidate will be a strong leader, have unquestioned integrity, and have the ability to resolve a wide variety of business situations in a respectful and effective manner. The successful candidate will manage and oversee all aspects of the cooperative operations to meet organizational goals established by the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will develop and maintain staff and resources needed to carry out the mission of the cooperative and foster member relations. The cooperative provides a comprehensive NRECA benefit package. Job Requirements: Applicants should have experience in one or more cooperative supervisory positions and possess a Bachelor’s degree. Experience working with a cooperative board of directors will be a plus. Applicants should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. The applicant must be able to build genuine, trusting personal relationships with board members, cooperative staff, and cooperative members. A thorough understanding of cooperative principles and all aspects of distribution cooperative operations is required. The successful candidate must be able to serve as a board member of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, as well as a board member of Central Electric Power Cooperative.

Consolidated’s General Manager is required to live within the cooperative’s service area and is expected to become involved with local civic groups and organizations. For consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume, salary history and three personal references to Search Committee, Consolidated Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 540, Mexico, MO 65265 by February 9, 2018. Applications may be submitted electronically to Search Committee at searchcommittee@consolidatedelectric.com . Consolidated Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All replies will be confidential.

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