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Electricity & Telecommunication Services
Serving Plumas, Sierra, Lassen and Washoe counties since 1937.

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

Click here (PDF file) to download the PSREC Standard Application for Employment.  Print and fill out the form to submit with your resume. 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.

Bring your talent and ambition and become part of a team with shared objectives, dedicated to achieving outstanding results.

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— un-crowded, inexpensive, and 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.

Our area is called “The Lost Sierra” as it has all the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, while being uncrowded, affordable, and with a great quality of life. Our region is uniting around a community development effort called, Lost Sierra Rec and Tech – Life, Business, Balance.  Please see our community videos at www.recandtech.com

Job Opportunities

Full-Time Customer Service Representative

Job Description: 

The successful candidate must be a pleasant, highly motivated and outgoing individual with excellent people skills. This person must be able to take direction and work closely with others. As PSREC and PST’s front line customer service contact, he/she will be expected to perform in a professional manner and have excellent written and oral communication skills. He/she will solve basic problems (or find someone who can), understand and promote co-op product lines, take payments, do new member sign-ups and new member orientations, and have an overall understanding of who and what PSREC and PST are all about.

A high school degree is required and previous public service; computer and book keeping experience would be a plus. Starting wage is $18.29 per hour

Deadline to apply is October 25, 2017.

If interested please send resume and employment application to:
Plumas-Sierra REC
Attn: Suzanne Powers, Human Resources
73233 State Route 70
Portola, CA 96122
or via email to: spowers@psrec.coop

PSREC & Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications are equal opportunity providers and employers.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax to (202) 690-7442 or by email to program.intake@usda.gov.