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Minnkota’s employees work in facilities in two North Dakota communities. Corporate headquarters are located in Grand Forks, N.D., and the primary source of electric generation is the Milton R. Young Station, a power plant located near Center, N.D., 35 miles northwest of Bismarck, N.D.

For more than 80 years, Minnkota has been energizing homes, farms, schools and businesses. And the future is bright. New employees are needed to power our growing local economies and the technological advancements that are changing the way we view and live in the world. Career growth and development are a priority at Minnkota, creating a challenging and rewarding work environment. The company promotes a work culture that strives to keep employees engaged, healthy and productive.

If you're looking for a rewarding career that offers competitive pay, benefits and advancement opportunities, we invite you to click on the button below to view our current job openings.
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Shared values

Employees of Minnkota Power Cooperative have shared values and adhere to guiding principles. We embrace opportunities to improve the quality of our services and the effectiveness of our relationships with each other, our members and our industry partners.

We recognize that people are the heart of our organization and keeping them safe is our top priority. We embrace a 24/7 culture of safety – at home, on the road, in the office and at the job site. We actively participate in safety and training programs for the benefit of our fellow employees, members and the general public.


We hold ourselves to the highest professional, moral and ethical standards. We are committed to doing the right thing – always.


We epitomize the cooperative spirit by working together with respect for other ideas and contributions. We believe in engaging in honest, open communication because the potential for success is greater when we share our diverse experiences.


We promote creativity and believe in the free exchange of knowledge and ideas. We agree to work every day to learn new things and challenge each other to strive for excellence.


Our organization is relied upon 24 hours a day. We dependably perform our job duties and agree to be responsible for the decisions we make, while taking pride and ownership in our work.


Minnkota Power Cooperative supports employees through a strong total compensation package that includes a competitive pay and benefits package, along with career growth opportunities. The cooperative offers medical, dental, 401(k), pension, paid leave, life and accidental death insurance, and long-term disability.

Medical insurance

Dental insurance

Vision insurance


Pension plan

Life insurance and AD&D

Long-term disability insurance

Paid leave

Other benefits

Nondiscrimination statement

Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. and Square Butte Electric Cooperative are the recipients of Federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of the individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202)720-5964 (voice and TDD).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Minnkota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.