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 available.

Positions for the Newland office:


Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking a dependable individual to fill a Part-time Customer Service Representative position at the Newland, NC office.  The primary duties of the position include providing cashier and general office services.  Necessary skills include, typing, bookkeeping, public relations, PC operations and use of business software. Applicant’s hours will be set by the Manager of Office Services.  Wage rate starts at $14.75 per hour.

As a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Applications for the position are available on MEC website at www.mountainelectric.com or picked up at the Newland and Roan Mountain business offices.  Completed applications can be emailed to [email protected] or turned in to the Newland, NC office located at 1373 Elk Park Hwy, Newland, NC 28657.

Applications will be accepted through July 26, 2024.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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Position for the Roan Mountain office:

There are currently no positions available.



Mountain Electric Cooperative is an EEO employer. Race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by Federal, State or Local law.