General Manager

Company Name: Lakeview Light and Power Co.
City: Lakewood
State/Provence: WA
Zip: 98499-3041
Job Title: General Manager
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: March 3, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Lakewood Light and Power Co. (LLP), through its Board of Directors, seeks a strong leader, with sound business practices. LLP is located in the city of Lakewood, Washington, eight miles south of Tacoma, Washington. LLP is one of three utilities serving the city of Lakewood. Lakeview Light and Water was incorporated on March 21, 1922 as a mutual non-profit company for the purpose of obtaining electrical service for its’ members. The corporation’s name was changed to LLP in 1945. The cooperative’s 26 employees serve 2,350 members and provides electrical service to approximately 9,850 meters. LLP is seeking a leader active with its members, employees and the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will possess a college degree or equivalent experience. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, should compliment a strong background in strategic planning and leadership principals. LLP is a participant in White Creek and Harvest Wind, wind farms near Goldendale, Washington. Knowledge of such operations is an added bonus. Participation in local, state, and regional electrical industry organizations is imperative. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer an excellent benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, time loss, plus a robust 401K program. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Duties: The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and exercise good judgment by making ethical, sound, well-informed decisions. He/she will act proactively and involve senior staff in decision making and goal accomplishment. The general manager (GM) sets future direction, under the supervision of the Board of Directors, by developing implementation plans and strategies. He/she will have a strong strategic planning background. He/she will apply core management principles to optimize financial, technological and human resources while managing programs and budgets in a cost-effect manner. The GM fosters a climate of commitment, team spirit, pride, respect and trust. He/she will develop goals and action plans that support employee engagement and Lakeview’s impact on our community. He/she will support and collaborate with employees, customers, members, community representatives, and other stakeholder groups. The GM models and creates an environment that balances member service and policy enforcement.

Experience Required:

Required Experience: College degree or equivalent experience Minimum of seven years progressive leadership experience Public power experience is preferred but no required

How to Apply:

How to apply: A complete application package will include: Cover letter Resume Application form Three professional references Salary history The application form, found under the customer care tab of the website, and further information on this company may be viewed at Mail application packages to: Lakeview Light and Power Co. Attn. Board President 11509 Bridgeport Way SW Lakewood WA 98499-3041 All complete application packages must be received in LLP’s office by close of business on April 14, 2016.

Posting End Date: April 14, 2016