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.

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.

Job Opportunities

PSREC currently has an opening for a Full-Time Warehouse Person in our main office in Portola, CA.

Warehouse Person, Full-Time

This position is responsible for receiving, storing and issuing materials related to the utility business.  Other duties include, but are not limited to, organizing and administering all materials, maintain proper inventory of such items in coordination with PSREC/PST purchasing staff using a computerized inventory system and may be required to pre-load materials for projects and unload delivery trucks.  Position may also be required to perform miscellaneous building and grounds maintenance. Ability to operate forklift and valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) required (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire).  Must be able to lift a maximum of 75 pounds (including overhead) and use a ladder with overhead lifting.  May be assigned to work as a Groundman.  See www.psrec.coop for more detailed info.

This is a Union position; IBEW Local 1245.  Starting wage is $26.96 per hour

PSREC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline to apply: November 21, 2018

Send both application & resume (application can be downloaded on line at www.psrec.coop or picked up at our office in Portola) to:  Plumas-Sierra REC, Attn:  HR – Suzanne Powers, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122


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