Employees are the most important resource at Dickson Electric System. Without them, it would be impossible to deliver electricity to our approximately 36,000 customers. Dickson Electric System offers a meaningful work environment, career development and competitive pay and benefits. DES has a practice of promoting from within the organization when qualified employees express interest. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to recruit and select candidates from outside the organization.
Employment opportunities for DES are posted on our website and if necessary, advertised via local newspapers or the TVPPA website. Resumes and applications are accepted only when there is a specific job opening.
DES has the following career opportunities available at this time:
Business Office Manager — Dickson Electric System has an opening for Business Office Manager. This position is responsible for the overall office activities of Customer Service, Collections, Bookkeeping, Cashier, and Dispatch. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Direct and coordinate office services and customer related activities
Supervise staff of office departments and oversee the administration of the office
Handle all system and personnel issues within the department
Monitor DES bill mailings and problem solve
Reconcile and submit contributions to accounting for agencies that distribute those funds
Check invoices for billing accuracy and compare to adjustment report. Amend as required.
Monitor CSR’s orders
Prepare, submit and work within department budget
Service customers as needed to resolve issues
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
Minimum five years office management/supervisory experience
Ability to effectively communicate
General knowledge of electrical utility operations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be willing and able to: communicate effectively, courteously and professionally; learn the electrical utility industry; identify and solve problems; conduct strategic planning and develop budgets. Must be accountable, dependable and self-motivated. Those qualified may apply via the DES website: www.dicksonelectric.com. Please complete the application and email the completed application (and resume if desired) to: email@example.com. Applications may also be mailed to Dickson Electric System, attention Human Resources, at P.O. Box 627, Dickson, TN 37056. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019. DES offers a comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with education and experience. Dickson Electric System is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.