Job Openings

Job Openings

Delaware County Electric Cooperative is more than a great job and great benefits. DCEC highly values its talented employees and provides a great working environment. Our corporate culture has a strong focus on community with management and employees working together to reach shared goals to serve our local communities. DCEC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (click here to view DCEC's Statement of Non-Discrimination).

The Delaware County Electric Cooperative (DCEC), a non-profit electric utility serving Delaware, Schoharie, Otsego and Chenango Counties, is accepting applications for the following immediate job openings located at our Delhi, New York location.

Current Job Openings

Date Posted

Open Position

Resume Deadline

11/16/2020

The Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is hiring a full-time Line Crew member. Send a letter and resume to Millie Faulkner, DCEC, PO Box 471, Delhi, NY 13753 or hand deliver to 5 North Depot Street in Delhi.  Resumes will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Resumes received by Tuesday, 11/24/2020 will be considered in the initial round. Must possess valid NYS Class A CDL.  Start as Line Apprentice - 1st Year, Line Apprentice - 2nd Year, 2nd Class Lineman, 1st Class 2nd Grade Lineman, or 1st Class Gloving Lineman, depending on qualifications. DCEC is an equal opportunity employer and provider, and complies with all federal and state laws.

11/24/2020 will be considered in the initial round.

11/17/2020

The Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is hiring a full-time Tree Crew member. Send a letter and resume to Millie Faulkner, DCEC, PO Box 471, Delhi, NY 13753 or hand deliver to 5 North Depot Street in Delhi.  Resumes will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Resumes received by Tuesday, 11/24/2020 will be considered in the initial round. Must be knowledgeable about good utility practice in the craft of tree trimming, line clearance, and general vegetation management. Must possess valid NYS driver’s license with ability to achieve NYS Class A CDL within 1 year of hire. Start as Line Clearance Arborist or Journeyman Line Clearance Arborist, depending on qualifications. DCEC is an equal opportunity employer and provider, and complies with all federal and state laws.

Resumes received by Tuesday, 11/24/2020 will be considered in the initial round.
9/23/2020

The Board of Directors of Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DCEC) annonuces that the position of CEO/General Manager (CEO) is available. DCEC is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to its residential, seasonal, farm, industrial, and commercial members in portions of Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties on the western edge of the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York. DCEC’s service territory attracts many visitors to its mountains, ski areas, rivers, streams, and reservoirs.

DCEC is a full requirements wholesale power customer of the New York Power Authority (NYPA). DCEC has annual revenue of $9 million, net utility plant of $22 million, 24 full-time employees, and 5,400 member services. DCEC has achieved 99.2% coverage of fiber-based broadband service to its members in partnership with two local telecommunications companies. DCEC justed moved into a new headquarters facility in September. DCEC is building a 2 Megawatt solar facility outside its largest substation in partnership with NYPA and the State University of New York at Delhi. DCEC has a strong financial position with stable and competitive retail rates. DCEC is fortunate to have several large commercial and industrial members who contribute to the financial health of the cooperative and to the economic vitality of the communities we serve. The existing DCEC leadership team is posed to support a smooth transition for the new CEO.

Successful CEO candidates will have the ability to lead a safe and productive team, enhance positive workplace culture, contribute to and manage financial goals and objectives, deliver results consistent with DCEC’s strategic plan, have high integrity and honesty, share a commitment to the 7 cooperative principles, demonstrate enthusiasm for building and maintaining partnerships with cooperatives and others. It is preferred that candidates have, at a minimum, 5-10 years at an electric utility with a minimum of 5 years of experience at the senior management level.  Cooperative experience is preferred.  In addition, a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

PERTINENT POLICY/PLANS:
Interested candidates please review the following materials: 
1) CEO Duties Policy
2) Management Benefits Policy
3) 2017-2020 Strategic Plan
4) Financial Goals & Objectives Policy

HOW TO APPLY:
The Coop is no longer taking resumes as the deadline has already passed.

CONTACTS:
Contact the CEO Search Committee at 607-746-9294 or email CEOSearchCommittee@dce.coop.

NOTES:
Additional Salary Information: DCEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and service provider with a generous 401k savings plan and excellent medical and insurance plans.

The Coop is no longer taking resumes for this position as the deadline was 10/8/2020.