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Careers with Copper Valley Telecom

At Copper Valley Telecom, we are dedicated to providing state of the art communication services in some of the most rugged areas of Alaska. Our primary offices are found in Valdez and Glennallen. Valdez is located at the end of the Richardson Highway on majestic Prince William Sound and is best known for its snowfall, winter sports, and for being the terminus of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline.

Glennallen is located in the stunning Copper River Basin, which is home to the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. It’s an ideal location for those looking to enjoy living in a small, rural community, while also being more centrally located on the road system. The Glennallen area is home to the world’s finest salmon, Copper River Red Salmon, and, as with all of the communities that Copper Valley Telecom serves, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Every employee at Copper Valley Telecom makes a meaningful difference in the cooperative and in our communities. We offer an outstanding benefit package, including a group health plan, a retirement program, 401(k) matching, generous leave accrual (starting at 192 hours per year), and a quarterly bonus program. Additionally, employees receive applicable education and wellness reimbursements and service discounts. Get started on your amazing new career with Copper Valley Telecom, and Apply today!

Current Career Opportunities

Copper Valley Telecom is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to oversee the daily activities of Accounting department employees and ensure accurate and timely submission of financial statements and required reports. The ideal applicant possesses a strong understanding of accounting fundamentals, is self-motivated, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. To be successful in this position, you must have keen attention to detail and experience supervising others. If you are a problem solver with an analytical mind, this position may be a great fit for you! Prior telecom and/or regulatory experience are a plus, but not a requirement (though an eagerness and ability to learn is!).

This is a full time, salaried, exempt position, with a starting salary of $78,423 per year. Applicants may be considered for a higher salary, depending on experience and education. Employment requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is looking for an analytical thinker, with excellent communication skills, to join our team as an Accounting Assistant! CVT Accounting Assistants process accounts payable, prepare and process payroll, and maintain the general ledgers. Additionally, you would be responsible for maintaining complete and accurate work orders, and reconciling and preparing inventory records and journal entries. Candidates with past accounting experience, especially telecom accounting, may be eligible for advanced classifications (Accounting Assistant II or III). To be successful in this position, you must be reliable, accurate with your work, and pay close attention to detail.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $23.18 per hour with a scheduled increase at 6 months of employment, and annually thereafter. This is an IBEW represented position (need not be a current member to apply) and requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is seeking a creative, driven individual, with excellent communication skills to join our team as a marketing assistant! This position is responsible for maintaining the company’s brand identity internally and externally through developing, coordinating, and communicating effective marketing strategies, publicity, education, advertising and promotional campaigns. This position plays an integral role in building and engaging Copper Valley Telecom’s customer base and implementing effective strategies that will promote the company’s long-term growth and reputation.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $23.66 per hour. This position requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for the full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is currently seeking a focused individual to process customer billing statements, respond to customer billing inquiries, and coordinate collection of past due accounts. This individual will ensure all service orders are closed, maintain accurate and detailed member and deposit information, as well as update and verify directory listings. The ideal candidate would be sufficient in office equipment and Microsoft applications, have excellent communication skills, and have three years of experience in an office setting with customer service or accounts receivable experience.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $23.18 per hour with a scheduled increase at 6 months of employment, and annually thereafter. This is an IBEW represented position (need not be a current member to apply) and requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is currently seeking an energetic individual to provide excellent customer service to members and customers. The selected applicant will become very familiar with all company products and services and will be responsible for selling those products, troubleshooting customer issues as needed, and performing various clerical and commercial duties. A strong sense of teamwork is essential for this position. The ideal candidate would be sufficient in office equipment and Microsoft applications, have excellent communication skills, and have two years of customer service experience in a business setting.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $23.18 per hour with a scheduled increase at 6 months of employment, and annually thereafter. This is an IBEW represented position (need not be a current member to apply) and requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is seeking a driven, analytical, and knowledgeable Systems Administrator to assist with the operation, maintenance, and upgrade of Copper Valley’s internet access network. CVT Systems Administrators are responsible for maintaining and upgrading hardware and applications systems and ensuring the security and integrity of all systems.

We are looking for someone who has experience with LAN/WAN topologies, components, and protocols including (but not limited to!) switches, routers, firewalls, and VPN. Experience working with personal computer components such as hard drives, random access memory chips, video cards and processor chips is necessary.  The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in IT (or related field) and four years of experience in computer operations, internet service provision, network administration, and/or computer programming; however, a combination of other education and IT experience may be accepted.

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $36.50 – $51.20 per hour (depending on experience and education). Employment requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position may be based in either Valdez or Glennallen, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is looking for experienced, collaborative, and motivated Telecom Network Engineers to join our team! CVT Network Engineers provide engineering support for both inside and outside communications facilities in Glennallen or Valdez, AK, while working closely with the Plant and IT Departments. Together, these teams design, implement, maintain, and upgrade all aspects of the core, access, and distribution networks and associated equipment, including the design and support of services deployed via a variety of platforms.

We are looking for someone who understands the general engineering of transport and switching infrastructures, LAN, WAN, VLAN, and VPN operations, and network design principles. You should have general knowledge of TCP/IP, SIP, Sonet, Ethernet, VoIP, and hosted PBX voice service and the ability to perform basic design and troubleshooting of those platforms.

The ideal candidate would have CCENT certification, an associate degree in electrical engineering, and two years of experience in telecom network engineering; however, a combination of other education and IT experience may be accepted. Candidates with a high degree of prior experience and education may be eligible for advanced classifications (Network Engineer II or III).

This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $36.50 – $45.62 per hour (depending on experience and education). This is an IBEW represented position (need not be a current member to apply) and requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. Positions may be based in either Valdez or Glennallen, AK. Click here for a full job description.

Copper Valley Telecom is currently seeking a Revenue Assurance Manager to oversee the daily activities of Billing department employees and ensure all service orders are closed and accounts contain accurate charges. The ideal applicant possesses a strong understanding of billing fundamentals, is self-motivated, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. To be successful in this position, you must have keen attention to detail and experience supervising others. If you are a problem solver with an analytical mind, this position may be a great fit for you! This is a full time, salaried, exempt position, with a starting salary of $71,042 per year. Applicants may be considered for a higher salary, depending on experience and education. Employment requires satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (excluding marijuana). To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and application on this page. This position is based in Valdez, AK. Click here for a full job description.

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