Employment Opportunities

Mountain Electric Cooperative Employees are considered an integral part of providing our customers reliable electric service. Educational requirements for positions at Mountain Electric range from a High School Diploma to a variety of different degrees. Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applications are accepted only at the time of a job opening and must be picked up at the locations listed below:

Positions for the Mountain City office:

There are currently no positions open.

 Positions for the Newland office:


Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking dependable individuals to fill (2) full time line clearance positions at the Newland district office. Primary duties include clearing and trimming electric power line right-of-ways. Requires climbing and use of chain saws and other mechanical equipment. Wage rate starts at $15.81 per hour. Competitive benefits including company paid medical, life insurance, 401(K) saving, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance and others.

As a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must reside within the Newland district service area.

Applicants are also required to obtain a Class “A” CDL license within 6 months of employment.

Applications for positions are available at the NC Works Career Center as well as  online @ www .mountainelectric.com website. Completed applications will only be accepted @ NC Works Career Center located @ 428 Pineola Street in Newland NC. (Behind SanDee’s-formerly Avery Joblink Center)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age national origin, disability or veteran status.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, October 15, 2018. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Positions for the Roan Mountain office:

There are currently no positions open.

Statement Of Non-Discrimination

Title VI Statement of Non-Discrimination

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or disability. Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: [email protected]