OPALCO offers employees a unique working culture where member service is combined with state-of-the-art technology. Employees work in a high-energy environment. Creativity, innovation and teamwork are supported and encouraged. Employees have the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers, including training in the latest technologies. OPALCO offers excellent benefits, including health care coverage, vacation and sick leave, pension, 401K match, competitive salaries and holiday leave. Consider a career with OPALCO.
To apply for an open position, please submit an OPALCO employment application, your professional resume, cover letter and references to Bev Madan 183 Mt Baker Road Eastsound WA 98245 or email@example.com. Listed jobs are open until filled. OPALCO is an equal opportunity employer.
Journeyman Lineman – Orcas Island
OPALCO is seeking a certified Journeyman Lineman to join our co-op team on beautiful Orcas Island in Northwest Washington State. Position performs a wide range of work including construction, maintenance and operation of our overhead and underground transmission and distribution system; operation of equipment; and some interaction with co-op members. Will work closely with home crew of five linemen and also travel to other islands, working with two other small crews. Pay starts at $43.98/hour with the opportunity for up to two weeks of paid standby time each month in addition to overtime. Please see the Detailed Job Description: Journeyman Lineman. This is an Eastsound-based, full-time, bargaining unit position.
Orcas Island offers spectacular natural beauty, an unspoiled environment and rich recreational opportunities on and off the water within daytrip reach of mainland amenities. The community offers great schools (preK-12), a surprising diversity of cultural arts and the safety of a small rural village. There are no traffic lights or fast food chains. Small farms and local fisheries provide a healthy abundance to our restaurants and markets.
Communication Specialist – Eastsound
Cooperative team player to support OPALCO’s Communications Team and General Manager with communications and outreach strategies including public relations, online presence and reputation management. Applicant has proven writing and editing skills, thorough knowledge of scheduling, filing and word processing platforms and social networking tools. Preference for competence in photography, videography and editing tools. Must perform well under deadline pressure and manage competing priorities. Must work effectively with internal and external audiences. Reports to Public Relations Administrator. This is a full-time, salaried, Eastsound-based, non-bargaining unit position. Some travel, evenings and weekends required. Salary and benefits are competitive. Please download the Communication Specialist Job Description 2017 and OPALCO employment application. Please submit your cover letter, professional resume, employment application and references to Bev Madan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled.
Journeyman Meter Technician – Friday Harbor
OPALCO is seeking a dependable team player to maintain and optimize the performance of all classes of metering on the OPALCO electrical system. Applicant must be well organized with a strong attention to detail, and have the ability to interact with people in a positive and tactful manner. Applicant performs testing, installation and repair of all residential, commercial and industrial electric meters; prepares a variety of complex reports and assists with special research projects; performs special meter readings for disconnection and reconnections; responds to member questions and complaints, investigating as directed; and operates and calibrates test equipment. Required: valid driver’s license and certification as a Journeyman Meter Technician. Download a detailed job description and OPALCO employment application from the OPALCO website.
This is a San Juan Island, Friday Harbor-based, bargaining unit, full-time position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Please submit your cover letter, professional resume, employment application and references to Bev Madan at email@example.com. Position is open until filled.
EEOC Notice and Employment Application
OPALCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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