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Chief Executive Officer

Company: DMEA Delta Montrose Electric Association
Location: Montrose
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is seeking a highly motivated individual to become part of our forward-thinking electric cooperative. COMPANY DESCRIPTION: DMEA is a member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative with more than 100 employees who are proud to serve more than 28,000 members. One of the cooperative principles central to DMEA is Concern for Community. Though this comes in many forms, the most fundamental, and fulfilling, is honoring the principle of investing in our future generations. Every year, DMEA invests in the success of future generations by donating tens of thousands of dollars to youth organizations, child advocacy groups, extracurricular activities, music and the arts, and mental health organizations. As the local electric co-op, DMEA knows its purpose goes beyond providing safe, affordable, and reliable electricityand extends to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves. That commitment led DMEA to launch Elevate Fiber in 2016, a local fiber internet company that provides the fastest, most reliable internet to the citizens of the local communities. COMMUNITY: Montrose is a beautiful Western Colorado community that sits at an elevation of 5,794 feet and is nestled within easy reach of a selection of vacation experiences. As the locals say, Stay here. Play everywhere. With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, the lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, Montrose is literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lead a dynamic, forward-thinking electric cooperative and its fiber telecommunications subsidiary. Outstanding communication and leadership skills, and capable of engaging employees and the general public in a highly effective and credible manner. Utility system professional with senior management-level experience. Must have a degree from an accredited college or university. Major in business, accounting, engineering or a related field preferred. Able to develop new ideas and programs for consideration by the board of directors and present proposals supported by information and data to the board for its review and consideration. Provide leadership and direction to management and staff. Responsible for teaching the mission, values and vision of DMEA to the employees and ensuring that processes are in place to measure and hold employees accountable to live the values and achieve the objectives of the company. BENEFITS : We are committed to providing our executives outstanding support. At Delta-Montrose Electric Association, we offer an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental, vision benefits, along with other benefits, including paid time off, 401k, education assistance, short term and long term disability coverage, employee assistance program, and lots more.

Keywords: DMEA Delta Montrose Electric Association, Snowmass , Chief Executive Officer, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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