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 

Administrative Assistant


Hoot Lake Plant, Fergus Falls, MN


Answer all incoming phone calls. Assist vendors upon arrival at the plant. Enter data for various plant and environmental reports. Responsible for gate security and plant errands including but not limited to picking up mail at the general office on a daily basis. Maintain all plant files including generation, various reports, invoices, purchase orders and other miscellaneous files. Support all plant employees and provide administrative support. Manage office and plant supply inventory and assist employees with various office machines. Maintain the office in a neat and orderly fashion. Coordinate meetings and travel arrangements. Provide back up support for Business Specialist and other duties as assigned.


An associate’s degree in administrative assistant coursework or demonstrated experience is required. Must have excellent organizational, communication, customer service and interpersonal relationship skills. Must have an understanding of accounting principles and practices. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Oracle is required. Accounts payable, payroll and scheduling experience is preferred.

Resume deadline

August 24, 2016

Apprentice Service Representative/Lineman


Parshall, North Dakota


Applicant must be sufficiently qualified as a Journeyman Lineman or well-qualified Apprentice Lineman 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 Parshall, North Dakota.

Resume deadline

September 02, 2016

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.