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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

Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative and Telecommunications is seeking to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Summary of Duties
Responsible for overall financial management of the utility and its telecommunications subsidiary. This includes the functions of accounting, financial planning, budgeting, rate making, financial reporting, and financing.

The CFO must interrelate and effectively communicate with the Board of Directors, General Manager, and senior management team. In addition, will work closely to inform and coordinate activities of legal, auditors, financial organizations, insurance agents, and other industry professionals.

Experience Requirements
The successful candidate will be a proven leader, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative nature. A Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field is required. A Master's degree in accounting and a CPA or CMA certificate is desirable.

Other key requirements include extensive experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint; ability to effectively use and data mine from an accounting software package; comprehensive understanding of budgeting principles and practices; leadership and management skills; and organizational skills with an ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously.

A large percentage of time will be focused on the telecommunications subsidiary, which has brought fiber optics to the region and is expanding broadband throughout our service area. Knowledge and interest in telecommunications trends and the ability to prepare business cases and analytics on proposed new telecom projects is essential.

How to Apply PSREC offers an excellent benefit package and competitive compensation commensurate with experience in an area where housing and living expenses are a fraction of west coast urban areas.

To apply please submit a resume, cover letter and completed PSREC Application for Employment to or by mail to Suzanne Powers, PSREC, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122.

Applications will be accepted through May 15, 2018.

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,

by fax to (202) 690-7442, or by email to