General Manager (Electric Utility)

Stowe Electric Department
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Location: Lamoille County,
About the Job

Seeking candidates with demonstrated leadership, proven skills for running an efficient and high-performing department, and dedication to customer and employee satisfaction, to serve as the General Manager of Stowe Electric Department (SED).  Reporting to a three-member commission, the GM serves as the public executive leading the electric distribution utility serving most of the Town of Stowe, Vermont.

If you’d like more information about this opportunity before applying, please contact our executive search partner, Beth Gilpin Consulting, at for a confidential exploratory conversation.

Experience in utilities is not required, and any combination of experience, skills, and knowledge that ensures acceptable job performance will be considered. Industry experience and knowledge preferred.

Target start date of mid-October 2022.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The Town of Stowe, of which Stowe Electric is a department, adopted the following Declaration of Inclusion in April 2022:

"The Town of Stowe welcomes all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, family status, age, or ability, and wants everyone to feel safe and welcome in our community. As a town, we formally condemn discrimination in all of its forms, commit to fair and equal treatment of everyone in our community, and will strive to ensure all of our actions, policies, and operating procedures reflect this commitment. The Town of Stowe has and will continue to be a place where individuals can live freely and express their opinions."

Wage or Salary
The starting salary will fall within a hiring range that starts at $150,000.00