Employment

Are you interested in a career in the electric utility industry? Bookmark this page and check back often for opportunities at Otter Tail Power Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  

To apply online:

  1. Go to the Otter Tail Corporation jobs page.
  2. Browse open jobs to find Otter Tail Power Company listings.
  3. You must create an account and submit your resume to Otter Tail Corporation.
  4. Your resume will remain on file and you may update your resume at any time.

To contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or if you need assistance completing the application process, please email otpjobopps@otpco.com.

Current Openings 

Customer Remittance Center Clerk, Part-time

Location

Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Responsibilities

Process mailed remittances, scan and post customer payments daily in a timely and accurate manner.

Qualifications

Requires a strong clerical aptitude, memory for detail, and the ability to understand complicated procedures and policies. Must be neat and accurate with figures; alert and responsive to instructions.

Resume deadline

September 16, 2015

Service Representative

Location

Sisseton, South Dakota

Qualifications

Applicants must be sufficiently qualified as a Journeyman Lineman or well-qualified Apprentice Lineman with a minimum four years of experience and be able to do necessary emergency repair work. Must have knowledge of electric line construction, maintenance, and repair. Must be able to assume responsibilities for area operations, maintain favorable public relations, and supervise and instruct assistants as necessary. Must have a valid unrestricted interstate commercial driver’s license.

Successful applicant will be expected to reside within 17 miles of permanent headquarters in Sisseton, SD.

Resume deadline

September 01, 2015

Operator Trainee

Location

Coyote Station, Beulah, North Dakota

Responsibilities

Learn the operating procedures and duties performed by the Fifth Operator, primarily to safely operate the flue gas cleaning (FGC) scrubber and baghouse; learn the names, locations, and functions of all major and minor equipment systems in the plant; provide general assistance in the power plant as needed; and perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

An associate’s degree in power plant or process technology or equivalent work experience is preferred but not required. Applicant must be mechanically inclined, able to wear a respirator, and able to lift 40 to 50 pounds. Applicant will be required to complete an aptitude inventory.

Successful applicant will be required to reside within 20 miles of Coyote Station.

Resume deadline

September 11, 2015

Customer Service Representative

Location

Bemidji, Minnesota

Responsibilities

Provide complete, accurate, and timely marketing and customer service to all external and internal telephone, walk-in, and web customers.

Qualifications

Requires excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and customer service skills. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and related computer software.  Experience in customer service, accounting, and marketing would be beneficial.

Resume deadline

September 04, 2015

Employment Testing

We administer aptitude and skills tests to job candidates for some positions. Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association of investor-owned utilities across the United States, developed many of the tests. EEI Practice Tests (login required) are available to help learn about and prepare for these pre-employment tests.