Coweta-Fayette EMC, to include its subsidiaries True Natural Gas and Relyco Security Resources, is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized as one of the most progressive electric membership cooperatives serving customers in portions of six counties. Coweta-Fayette EMC offers a competitive wage and benefits package for full-time employees.

As part of our efforts to extend employment opportunities within our recruitment area, we encourage applicants to submit applications that meet the minimum job specifications for the following position(s):

General Accountant

Role and Responsibilities

To maintain complete, systematic, and accurate accounting records of the Cooperative’s functions concerning the subsidiary companies, and various other accounts and statistical records in accordance with RUS and Cooperative policies and procedures.

The minimum job qualifications for this position are:

  • BA/BS college degree in accounting.
  • Proven expertise in the fundamentals of general accounting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Mentally capable to establish goals and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledgeable of the accounting requirements of the RUS.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Must complete and pass the RUS accounting course within 1 year of employment.

Effectively and accurately performs the following functions:

  • Prepare the Cooperative’s and subsidiaries’ financial records and accounting activities by ensuring adherence to RUS uniform system of accounts and general accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Compile financial data for the Cooperative’s independent external auditing firm, RUS auditors, and others in a timely manner.
  • Process and compile accounts payable, checking invoices for accuracy and coding for proper classification for the Cooperative’s general ledger and other subsidiaries.
  • Process and complete payroll functions including all taxing and IRS requirements and various reports.
  • Able to work in other areas of the General Accounting department as needed.
  • Reconcile various bank accounts.
  • Prepare various reports and documents as required.
  • Process plant accounting and all related areas, aiding in the monthly close-out procedures, and resolving closing issues.
  • Process and compile all functions relating to capital credit refunds, general and deceased.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality as it relates to all documentation and information.
  • Prepare financial filings for the Public Service Commission and submit to Department Head for review.
  • Prepare various reports pertaining to property tax returns due in March of each year.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Available and accessible to work irregular hours during emergency situations.
  • Required to have close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribe; read and edit extensively; and view a computer terminal.
Staking Engineer/Technician

Role and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the position include designing, surveying and staking electric distribution lines in accordance with RUS and GA DOT regulations.

The minimum job qualifications for this position are:

  • High school graduate/equivalent course of study certification.
  • Requires compliance with all DOT regulations and a current driver’s license.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills for interacting with all levels of the public and cooperative personnel.
  • Must be able to work with electronic spreadsheets, word documents and other programs/equipment provided by the cooperative now and in the future.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both in written and verbal format.
  • Knowledge of RUS Specifications required
  • NJUNS Training preferred

Level II Additional Requirements

  • Required to have at least 4 years’ experience as a Staking Engineer/Technician in line design or equivalent
  • Must have completed a level 3 or equivalent staking certification program
  • Must have completed an Underground Design Class
  • Prefer GDOT Permit Training Course
  • Requires basic computer skills, including MS Office. Prefer experience with Futura Staking Software.

Level III Additional Requirements

  • Meet all requirements of Staking Technician II.
  • Required to have at least 8 years in line design or equivalent.
  • Must have completed a level 4 or equivalent staking certification program.
  • Must have completed an NESC Training Class.
  • RUS Work Order Accounting Course completion preferred
  • Required to understand poly phase metering requirements.
  • Prefer familiarity with Coweta-Fayette EMC service territory and Georgia Territorial Act
  • Ability to demonstrate clear understanding of continuing property records and proper coding of work orders in accordance with RUS procedures preferred.
  • Prefer familiarity with GA DOT standards; ability to accurately read and interpret GA DOT site plans;
  • Prefer familiarity with Bentley Redline software
  • Prefer familiarity with Form 219 inspections.

Effectively and accurately performs the following functions:

  • Prepare and/or interpret staking sheets, work sketches, system maps and all other records that may be required in accordance with the most effective and efficient construction procedures and specifications.
  • Obtain all necessary right-of-way easements, damage release forms, and other documents as required.
  • Ensure that all assigned tools and equipment are in safe and operable condition.
  • Immediately report and/or correct any violations of safety rules or procedures as established by the National Electric Safety Code and/or CFEMC’s safety rules and regulations

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Stooping, crouching, walking, standing, talking, hearing, and balancing (maintaining body equilibrium).
  • Required to be available and accessible to work irregular hours during emergency situations.
  • Approximately 70% of work will be done outdoors in various weather conditions and the remaining 30% will be in a general office environment.
  • Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • Required to have close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribe; read and edit extensively; and view a computer terminal.

Link to Fillable Application

Link to Fillable Self-Identify Disability

Link to Fillable Self-Identify EEO

Link to Fillable Self-Identify Veterans

It is the practice of Coweta-Fayette EMC to accept applications for existing vacancies only. Individuals can apply by downloading and completing the application linked above and returning it by email to apply@utility.org, by mail or in person via our drive-thru during business hours to 807 Collinsworth Rd., Palmetto, GA 30268.

The job description is an overview of the major responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to cover each aspect of the position as duties may be temporarily altered based on the business needs of Coweta-Fayette EMC. The basic requirement of every position is to perform all tasks as assigned by your supervisor. All employees of Coweta-Fayette EMC are expected to demonstrate an awareness that each job exists to effectively serve each and every member.

Coweta-Fayette EMC is a Drug Free Workplace. All new hires are required to successfully pass Coweta-Fayette EMC's pre-employment physical exam and drug screen as well as a background check.

Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the application process and interested persons with questions can contact Melissa Watson at (770) 252-7419, or mwatson@utility.org.

Coweta-Fayette EMC is an Equal Opportunity Provider Employer, including disability/vets.

RUS Statement of Nondiscrimination

EEO is the Law

EEO is the Law Supplement

Pay Transparency Notice