The General Manager oversees the daily operation of the Power Commission, a public entity created under the Georgia Constitution, and develops and recommends short- and long-range plans, objectives, goals, and estimated budget to maintain adequate power supply, a sufficient physical plant, efficient operations methods, and sound fiscal management.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Plans, negotiates, organizes, directs, and guides the management of all Power Commission functions to ensure the adequacy and reliability of the electric system
Manages the financial and physical resources of the Power Commission
Prepares an annual budget and manages the Power Commission’s resources within those budget guidelines
Prepares short- and long-term power supply and financial forecasts
Makes final determination on personnel issues including discipline, hiring, and termination
Works with customers and staff to assist in resolving customer inquiries and complaints as needed
Oversees the Power Commission pension plan
Oversees the Power Commission health insurance plans
Maintain strong relationships with the board of power commissioners and oversee board meetings, workshops, and strategic planning sessions. Advises and informs the board of power commissioners about the Power Commission’s operations and administration
Develops and recommends policies and procedures to the board of power commissioners
Represents the Power Commission on governmental and regulatory agencies, boards, councils, and commissions
Represents the Power Commission in contracts with other governmental jurisdictions, regulatory agencies, contractors, and the general public
Perform at public speaking events as requested
Works regularly scheduled hours and additional hours as required
Attends necessary training sessions, meetings, etc. which may include out-of-town and/or overnight travel
As a public employee is responsible for maintaining good relations with the public served.
Performs any other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Electrical Engineering is required but electric utility work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Email a completed employment application and resume to email@example.com. A copy of the employment application may be found at www.crispcountypower.com/employment.
The deadline to submit an application is February 17, 2023.
The Crisp County Power Commission is an EEO employer and utilizes E-Verify.
The Crisp County Power Commission is one of more than 2,200 public power systems in the U.S. providing dependable and economic power to the citizens in their communities.
We are one of the founding members of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG). MEAG Power is a Joint Action Agency representing 49 public power entities in Georgia and co-owns generating and transmission facilities with the other major wholesale suppliers in Georgia.
We serve Crisp County, Georgia including the municipalities of Cordele and Arabi. We also own and operate Lake Blackshear, an 8,700 acre reservoir stretching 20 miles long on the Flint River which provides hydroelectric power to our customers. The Power Commission is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and reliable, cost-effective power to our customers. Our service area covers approximately 330 square miles with an estimated population of 23,000.