PRESIDENT / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - The board of directors of Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (Warren RECC) is accepting applications for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer.
Warren RECC, headquartered in Bowling Green, KY, serves over 61,000 electric consumers in eight counties in south central Kentucky. Current revenues are in excess of $177 million with a total plant investment of $250 million. The physical plant is comprised of 5,600 miles of transmission and distribution lines and 37 substations maintained by 168 employees. In addition to the headquarters and an operations center in Bowling Green, district offices are located in Franklin, Morgantown, and Leitchfield. In addition to providing electric service, Warren RECC also offers a variety of products and services through its subsidiaries. Natural gas, propane gas, and security systems are operated under a wholly-owned subsidiary. The Grayson County Water District operates under a management contract with Warren RECC.
Candidate must have a proven track record of 5-10 years of leadership experience and skills including a minimum of five years experience at the senior management level. Must be able to understand and implement sound business management practices in a not-for-profit business. This position requires a bachelor's degree in a related field with a master's degree preferred. High ethics, good judgment, honesty and transparency, self-assurance, innovation, and good communications skills are a must. Candidate must be at ease in the role of answering to a board of directors simultaneously with the ability to lead, coach, and direct employees. This person will be the company representative in business and political settings at the local, state, and national levels. Candidates should have knowledge of, or have worked with, the Tennessee Valley Authority – the wholesale power provider for Warren RECC.
Bowling Green, KY is a metropolitan area of approximately 120,000 people located 65 miles north of Nashville, TN, on Interstate 65. The city has excellent recreational, health, and educational facilities including Western Kentucky University (WKU). Visit http:// www.wku.edu for more information. The service area is comprised of a mixture of industry, agriculture, and recreation that results in a high standard of living at a very reasonable cost. The cooperative offers a competitive benefits package including a salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications must be postmarked by Aug. 5, 2013. Please mail a resume, three professional references, certified copies of all degrees, and salary history to: Nancy T. Huffman, Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors, Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation 951 Fairview Ave., Post Office Box 1118, Bowling Green, KY 42102 (270) 842-6541 www.wrecc.com Warren RECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.