The Board of Directors of McCone Electric Cooperative invites applications from qualified electric utility leaders for the position of General Manager. The Board has selected NRECA’s Executive Search to facilitate the search process.
McCone Electric Cooperative (www.McConeElectric.coop), delivers electric power to more than 5,500 meters in 14,400 square miles of eastern Montana. McCone’s member/owners have relied on low cost, reliable electric service for over 55 years. McCone employs 22 dedicated team members and has annual revenues in excess of $10 million.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of leadership and must be a person of high integrity. The position requires team-building experience and strategic thinking to lead the cooperative. Strong business acumen with an ability to understand cooperative finances is desired. The GM must represent the cooperative to the owners and community as well as other affiliated organizations. A minimum of 5 years of senior management experience is preferred but not required.
McCone’s headquarters is in Circle, Montana between the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and 70 miles west of North Dakota. Circle offers a small, safe community with medical services, quality schools, local shopping and unlimited outdoor recreation. Familiarity with Circle, MT and surrounding area is strongly preferred! For a video about the McCone Electric Cooperative service area follow this link:
The cooperative offers a salary commensurate with qualifications and representative of the market along with a comprehensive benefits package. Please provide a resume, at least three professional references (with contact information) and cover letter electronically at the career page at Electric.coop by August 20, 2021.