General Manager - Elk River Municipal Utilities

Elk River Municipal Utilities | Elk River, MN

Posted Date 5/15/2020

Elk River Municipal Utilities, a consumer owned electric and water utility, is seeking qualified candidates to replace their General Manager who will be leaving in June of 2020. We are located in the City of Elk River, only 34 miles northwest of Minneapolis along the Mississippi and Elk Rivers in central Minnesota. ERMU has an operating revenue in excess of $40.3 Million and 44 employees, including a strong leadership team, who are dedicated to providing safe and reliable electric and water services to our customers.
Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) provides electricity to 12,240+ meters and water to 5,250 customers serving the City of Elk River, and parts of Otsego, Dayton, and Big Lake Township. ERMU purchases power through the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency.
Minimum Qualifications:
Successful candidates will be proven leaders of high integrity, strong communication skills, exceptional business acumen and able to provide vision as ERMU continues to grow and thrive. Candidates will have a bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Public Administration and 10 years previous utility experience including 5 years in leadership roles.
ERMU offers competitive pay, an exceptional benefits package, and the opportunity to be part of a thriving organization in one of the most beautiful areas of Minnesota. Please visit our website at for a full job description with required and preferred qualifications.  
Please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations/history and professional/personal references no later than June 30, 2020 to: Debra Englund, CEO HRExpertiseBP, 8929 Cambridge Court, Suite 203, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443, or via email to
ERMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits information is not available for this position. Please contact the city directly for this information.

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Local Government
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