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East River Electric, Madison, S.D.
East River Electric is seeking a dynamic individual with proven experience to lead our safety and health programs.  We’re looking for a safety professional that can develop and implement targeted safety strategies and tactics to promote a positive safety culture. 

The role will be required to drive results by guiding implementation of safety programs, perform job task analysis, analyze injury and illness trend data, and identify opportunities to continuously improve safety performance.  This person will work collaboratively and develop strong relationships with all levels of leadership and employees. The ideal candidate will be a natural in taking initiative and have a safety background applicable to an electric utility. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Related education, applicable skills, and practical experience
  • Experience with safety hazard identification and risk analysis, including means for mitigation
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory and industry standards and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytics and identify trends
  • Proven experience in workplace training delivery
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

East River Electric Power Cooperative, with a main campus in Madison, South Dakota, is a power supply cooperative that delivers wholesale power through a 3,000-mile transmission system to 25 member electric distribution systems throughout eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Our highly-skilled workforce embraces the seven cooperative principles and the values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.

East River offers an excellent compensation package which includes health insurance, a retirement plan and 401K contribution, and a flexible schedule. 

To learn more about East River and apply for this position, please visit and complete your electronic profile.  Questions regarding the position can be directed to Liz Avery, HR & Administration Manager, or 605-256-4536.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.




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