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Thank you for your interest in employment at Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications and Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative.

When we have a job opportunity, we will post it 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, 73233 State Route 70

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 (PST).

Our goal is to provide services with a high level of reliability for fair and reasonable prices. 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 located in the heart of the Sierras— just a short drive from Tahoe basin’s world class skiing destinations and Reno’s growing arts and recreation scene and expanding tech presence. Our area offers limitless outdoor recreational activities including golfing, hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain biking, cycling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing, boating, kayaking, birding and hunting.

Our area is called “The Lost Sierra” as it has all the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, is uncrowded and affordable, and offers a great quality of life for individuals and families of all ages. The region is uniting in a community development effort called, Lost Sierra Rec and Tech – Life, Business, Balance. Please view our community videos at the Rec and Tech website.

Job Opportunities

Field Technician - Telecommunications
Temporary, full-time position (up to one year)

Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications is now hiring a telecommunications field technician to work on PST's broadband services including coax, satellite, wireless and fiber optic services.

The successful candidate needs to be familiar with either coax broadband service or fiber optic broadband service, and be able to install, repair, troubleshoot and test the appropriate technology. Candidate will need to interact with the public, maintain a neat, professional appearance at all times, and be bondable for entry into customer homes.

Employee must be able to learn to install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot all PST broadband technologies over time, and will perform other general duties as may be assigned in the line of progression.

Employee must be able to work with indirect supervision, work with a crew, be able to work safely and be able to take direction.

A high school degree is required. Starting hourly wage: $26.31/hour.

Please note that this is a temporary position not to exceed one year.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017.

Send both application and resume to: Plumas-Sierra REC, Attn: Human Resources, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122.

PST & PSREC 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 here, 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
Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410,

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