The Board of Trustees of Doniphan Electric Cooperative (DEC) and of Brown Atchison (BA) Electric Cooperative are seeking a progressive and engaged leader to serve as the joint General Manager of the two Cooperatives
DEC and BA are both member-owned non-profit distribution cooperatives providing electric services to parts of six counties in Northeast Kansas. DEC has its headquarters in Troy, KS. And serves approximately 1,600 meters, and, has 8 dedicated full-time employees, BA serves 3,250 meters, and has 12 full-time employees.
Successful GM candidates will possess a commitment to cooperative values and the ability to lead these progressive cooperative utilities. Key attributes that will set you apart as the next executive leader at DEC & BA include the ability to manage risk, be forward thinking, have a high level of integrity, and possess outstanding communication and relationship building skills.
A strong background working in an electric cooperative environment with 5-10 years of management is preferred. It is also preferred that successful candidates possess broad electric utility experience and knowledge in operations, business administration, as well as accounting and finance. A bachelor’s degree in any of these areas or a related area is preferred.
The GM of DEC & BA will report directly to and is accountable to a seven-member Board of Trustees for each Cooperative. The responsibilities of the GM are to administer the policies of the boards and to carry out their directives.
DEC headquarters in Troy, KS. BA is located in Horton, KS. Both are situated in the Glacial Hills of Northeastern KS. Troy has a population of 1,100 residents and is located 20 miles west of St. Joseph, MO. Horton has a population of 1,750 and is located 50 miles north of Topeka.
DEC and BA are Equal Opportunity Employers and participate in the NRECA retirement plans The Cooperatives also offers medical, dental and life insurance plans along with PTO. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested parties should apply to HR Partners athttps://www.hrpartnersks.comwith the following: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) contact information for three professional references. Applications must be received by June 30, 2021