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Are you a person who values community, loves to solve problems creatively, and naturally fosters connections with neighbors and friends? You might just be a great fit for the Pioneer Connect team. See below for our current employment openings:

Bookkeeper

The Bookkeeper is responsible for processing payroll and maintaining accounting records. This position is also responsible for accounting reporting. The Bookkeeper position performs individual tasks in accordance with specific instructions, rules and procedures and exercises judgment within constraints of accepted principles and practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Payroll- 85%

  • Prepares and processes biweekly payroll, including calculating employee hours, garnishments, benefits and paid and unpaid time off usage. Work includes entering rate changes, calculating total earnings, overtime, taxes, and other withholdings.
  • Ensures payroll compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Prepares and submits timely and accurate payroll taxes and related new hire reporting.
  • Prints checks as needed and ensures direct deposit is timely and accurate.
  • Responsible for preparing payroll reports.
  • Maintains confidentiality of system data and employee information and records.

Accounting- 15%

  • Maintains accurate and complete accounting records.
  • Assists with processing accounts payable.
  • Reconciles some general ledger accounts and prepares journal entries.
  • Maintains miscellaneous receivables ledger.
  • Prepares reports for different government agencies.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a basic level understanding of the Company’s products and services in order to potentially assist customers with basic questions regarding products and services.
  • Actively participates in the performance management process which includes goal setting and identifying opportunities to learn, develop and/or improve skills. Proactively follows through on meeting performance objectives and expectations. Cooperates with others to achieve shared objectives.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude in daily interactions. Encourages positive relationships among the staff and promotes good morale in the workplace.
  • Attends meetings, trainings and other events as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Typically requires an Associate’s degree in accounting or business and two years of accounting training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Requires a general understanding of accounting principles and the ability to follow standard procedures in making a variety of system entries and computations.
  3. Requires computer skills using MS Office 365.
  4. Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees, outside agencies and vendors.
  5. Must have time management and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  6. Possess strong communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  7. Must demonstrate initiative and attention to detail and possess the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
  8. Must be able to work with frequent interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Payroll processing experience.
  2. CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) certification.
  3. College-level coursework in accounting.
  4. Experience with specialized accounting or payroll software packages.

Since our founding over 70 years ago, Pioneer Connect has been overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to bring our customers the best possible services at an affordable price.  If you are ready to be considered for our team, please send your resume to hr@pioneerconnect.net   

Marketing Specialist

Marketing & Graphic Design

If you are a creative person with experience in marketing and graphic design, then we may have the perfect position for you! We are Pioneer Connect, a broadband company located in Philomath. We provide internet and phone services that keep our customers connected from the central Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley.

The Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing marketing strategies and sales programs for our residential customers. This includes creating marketing materials by designing visual and written content on the computer.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Proofing marketing materials and making recommendations for campaigns.
  • Assisting in the creation and implementation of customer satisfaction surveys.
  • Maintaining our company website and intranet.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • You are a creative thinker and enjoy bringing ideas to life. You have a working knowledge of coding language and web development tools (HTML & CSS) are always looking for opportunities to learn new technology.
  • You have experience with marketing data analytics and tools such as Google and Facebook Analytics. You understand how to navigate CRM systems and are proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Self-starter. You are results-oriented with strong initiative and self-direction, but you also understand results are best achieved when working as a team.

Other requirements include:

  • A minimum of five years of related marketing and graphic design experience.
  • Experience with digital advertising on social media including Facebook, YouTube, and Google.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Overall enthusiasm for creating new and creative marketing materials.

The Marketing Specialist position is full-time, non-exempt with a hybrid work schedule.  This position has a salary range that starts at $21.48/hour. In addition, we offer an insurance package which provides full-family, employer-paid health coverage and a generous retirement program. Taking care of you is important to us!

Since our founding over 70 years ago, Pioneer Connect has been overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to bring our customers the best possible services at an affordable price.  If you are ready for the next step in your career, please send your resume to recruitment@cascadeemployers.com.     We look forward to hearing from you!

Cascade Employers Association is assisting with this recruitment.

Business Account Representative

We are Pioneer Connect, a broadband company located in Philomath. We provide internet and phone services that keep our customers connected from the central Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley. We are working on some exciting projects, including building a new fiber network that will bring blazing internet speeds up to 1 Gig to our customers.

As we continue to focus on providing superior service, we have created a new position for a Business Account Representative. This position will be responsible for the sales of our products and services to new and existing business customers. Our goal is to exceed customer expectations from initial contact through the implementation of product solutions.

In this position, you will be responsible for meeting (or exceeding!) established sales goals. This involves initiating outbound calls and making in-person contacts to acquire new customers; travel within the market service area will be necessary.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with customers.
  • Conducting research on the Company’s market areas to identify potential customers.
  • Keeping customers informed of current upgrade offerings, marketing promotions or changes to their telecommunication services.

This position requires demonstrated sales experience including the ability to cold-call on new prospects and existing customers to proactively sell new services. You should be able to gather data, develop a proposal and best of all, close the sale! Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to handle multiple priorities are skills that will help you be successful.

The Business Account Representative position is full-time, non-exempt with a hybrid work schedule.  This position has a salary range that starts at $26.84/hour.  In addition, we offer an insurance package which provides full-family, employer-paid health coverage and a generous retirement program. Taking care of you is important to us!

Since our founding over 70 years ago, Pioneer Connect has been overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to bring our customers the best possible services at an affordable price.  If you are ready for the next step in your career, please send your resume to recruitment@casacadeemployers.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Cascade Employers Association is assisting with this recruitment.

What makes Pioneer Connect a great place to work?

Pshh, here’s a hint — Our employees love what we do, the members we serve and the jaw-dropping beauty of our service area.

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We value community

Individually and as a company, Pioneer employees take pride in working hard for the people whom we have the honor and privilege to serve. We are proud to play a role in helping make each of our communities a better place to live and work.

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Supporting your Career

The Pioneer work environment is inclusive and welcoming — and that makes lots of sense when you look at how long we have worked together! We will provide you with challenging and satisfying opportunities, every step of your career.

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Generous Benefits

We offer a benefits package which provides full-family, employer-paid health, dental and vision coverage, as well as a generous 401(k) program and paid time off. Taking care of you is important to us!

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Constantly innovating

We’ve always got an eye to the future. Our network is a tremendous point of pride, and we are always looking forward, for new technology and ideas and ways to deliver an exceptional member experience.

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