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Oconto Electric Cooperative, a rural electric utility located in Oconto Falls, WI, currently has no openings.

Oconto Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status.

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Charles Van Sickle Scholarship

2019 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship 

The Federated Youth Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will award the third Charles Van Sickle Scholarship in 2019. The $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a pre-law or law student who has an interest in cooperative law. The scholarship is made possible by an endowment established in 2013 to honor Wisconsin’s renowned electric cooperative lobbyist and attorney, the late Charles Van Sickle. The scholarship will be awarded during the Spring 2019 semester.

Applications should be submitted by April 5, 2019 to Federated Youth Foundation, P.O. Box 148, Baraboo, WI 53913.

Charles Van Sickle Scholarship Application

Are you a sophomore or junior that would like to win a trip to Washington D.C.?

NRECA Youth Tour of Washington, D.C.

June 14-20, 2019

Trip of a lifetime for sons and daughters of co-op members

Apply Today!

Oconto Electric is pleased to choose one delegate to represent our local co-op at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. The trip is hosted by NRECA and all expenses are paid by Oconto Electric, according to our cooperative principles to support youth and community.

More than 1,500 high school students from across the country gather for a week in June in our nation’s capitol to learn about cooperatives, the rural electric program, U.S. government, democracy and history. Youth Tour delegates meet congressional leaders and tour our national monuments, Arlington National Cemetery and the Smithsonian Museums.

Any current high school sophomore or junior whose parent or guardian is a residential member of Oconto Electric Cooperative is eligible. (Residential is defined as having the primary residence within OEC’s service territory.)

Applications can be picked up at the OEC office in Oconto Falls or click here. Applications must be submitted on or before January 2, 2019. Applications received after January 2, 2019, will not be considered.