Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative. When we have a job opportunity, it will be posted below under the Job Opportunities header.

To apply, download the PSREC Standard Application for Employment (PDF). Print and fill out the form to submit with your résumé. Or you may pick up the application at our business office in Portola.

Job Opportunities

PSREC is currently hiring for the position Internet Technician/Customer Service Representative

Internet Technician/Customer Service Representative, Full-Time

In addition to the Customer Service Representative duties/qualifications specified under that job description, the Internet Technician/Customer Service Representative (IT/CSR) position requires the employee to demonstrate aptitude and willingness for technical skills, excellent customer service skills and excellent communication skills. Employee must possess at a minimum a Comp-Tia Network+ certification.  Employee must possess a complete working knowledge of Internet applications, Product specifics, and networking operations as they pertain to PST, Internet Division.  Employee will perform as either first and/or second level Technical Support for Internet customers. Employee will educate and assist customers with product information and choices. Employee will assist and support PSREC Information Systems. Employee must work with indirect supervision and be able to perform all tasks in the absence of the manager that pertains to PST, Internet Division. Other general duties may be assigned in the line of progression. On-call hours (in rotation with other PST, Internet Division staff and management) may be required of this position and the schedule will be established through PST, Internet Division.

This is a Union position; IBEW Local 1245. Starting wage rate is $31.42/hr.

Application Deadline:  Position open until filled

How to Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter and completed PSREC Application for Employment (application can be downloaded online at https://www.psrec.coop/employment) to:

By Email: suzanne.powers@psrec.com

By Mail:   Plumas Sierra REC

Attn:  Human Resources

73233 State Route 70

Portola, CA 96122

PSREC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form. You may also find the form at any USDA office or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. Alternately, you may write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter by email to program.intake@usda.gov, by fax to (202) 690-7442, or by mail to:

Director, Office of Adjudication
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

About Us

Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC), located in Portola, California, is a member-owned electric distribution utility providing electrical power and related services to more than 7,700 member/owners in Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra counties in California and portions of Washoe County in Nevada. We are a true cooperative, controlled by the membership through an elected seven-person board of directors.

Telecommunication services are offered through our wholly owned subsidiary, Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications.

Our goal is to provide services with a high level of reliability for fair and reasonable costs. We are also dedicated to improving the quality of life of our member-owners, customers, and our local communities.

The working conditions are the best of both worlds. We offer excellent benefits including generous vacation and sick leave, competitive pension, and 401k, while also allowing for personal growth and career advancement. We have a progressive work environment and a diverse workforce. We encourage community involvement.

Plumas County is part of the Lost Sierra, the northern part of the Sierra Nevada—it has all the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, while being uncrowded, affordable, and offering great quality of life.

Our region is uniting around a community development effort called Lost Sierra Rec and Tech – Life, Business, Balance. Please watch our community videos.

With year-round activities, this is a great place for individuals and families of all ages. Lake Tahoe is a short drive away. We are also close to Reno, with its expanding tech presence and a growing arts and recreation scene.

The area offers limitless outdoor recreational activities including golfing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting and is an hour away from various world class skiing destinations and only minutes from multiple lakes and rivers.