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Director of Finance
GWI Vermont
Location: South Royalton, VT
GWI Vermont is seeking a Director of Finance to work onsite in S. Royalton, VT.
This position is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of GWI-VT, as well as ECFiber and LymeFiber, and is a key member of our executive team reporting to the General Manager.

Requirements of the Director of Finance:

    •  BA in Accounting plus 5 – 10 years of increasing responsibility. CPA preferred.
    • Knowledge of Governmental GAAP and application of same.
    • Experience hiring and managing staff.
    • Experience working in small-medium organizations that are in growth mode.
    • Experience and knowledge managing multiple organizations simultaneously
    • Experience with non-profit/government boards and their information requirements.
    • Willingness to mentor new management team members in standard financial practices.
    • Knowledge of the audit process and ability to work with auditors.

Benefits of the Job:

    • Salary of $85-115K
    • Medical, Dental, Vision options
    • PTO, Paid Vacation, 8 paid holidays
    • 401K

Responsibilities of the Director of Finance:

    • Designs and implements standard accounting controls.
    • Analyzes and reports on cash management and flow.
    • Allocates costs between projects.
    • Develops and reviews quarterly and annual budgets with management team.
    • Develops and presents quarterly and annual financial results for multiple companies.
    • Establishes and maintains a purchase order system.
    • Oversees AP, AR, collections, and payroll functions for the company and its managed organizations.
    • Consults with other members of management on price changes and service offerings.
    • Assists Senior Board Financial Advisor on external financial matters.
    • Manages, trains and mentors finance department staff, as necessary.
    • Collaborates with senior management team to establish, measure and report on KPIs.
    • Develops and maintains an approval and signature authority matrix for the organization.
GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. A Certified B Corporation, GWI’s networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, GWI measures their performance not just on profit but on the positive impact their network has on the communities they passionately serve.
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Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.

Human Resources Generalist

Biddeford, Maine
GWI – Human Resources /
Full-Time/ On-Site
GWI
Human Resources Generalist
Biddeford, Maine
GWI is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to run the daily functions of the Maine based Human Resources/People & Culture department.

Requirements of the Human Resources Generalist:

    • 2+ years of Human Resources experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • SHRM-CP a plus.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Google Workspace.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s timekeeping, payroll and benefits systems.
    • Payroll processing experience

Benefits:

    • Salary range $53-75K
    • Medical, Dental, Vision options
    • PTO, paid holidays
    • 401K

Responsibilities of the Human Resources Generalist:

    • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments.
    • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
    • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
    • Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
    • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
    • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants and employees.
    • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
    • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. We have been on Maine’s Best Places to Work List for 4 years running. A Certified B Corporation, GWI’s networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, GWI measures their performance not just on profit but on the positive impact their network has on the communities they passionately serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.

Field Services Technician

Readsboro, Vermont
GWI – Skilled Trade /
Full-Time/On-Site
GWI
Field Services Technician
Readsboro, VT Region
GWI is seeking a Field Services Technician will perform customer facing functions that primarily include the installation of fiber optic drop cables, optical network terminals, wireless gateways and voice services for residential customers.

Requirements of the Field Services Technician:

    • Valid driver’s license with the ability to pass and maintain DOT medical examination.
    • High School Diploma, or equivalent.
    • One year of relevant field experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in telecommunications.
    • Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT), training provided.
    • Must have the ability to distinguish colors (required for fiber optic cable splicing).
    • Flagging certification is required, training provided if needed.
    • Able to speak effectively and professionally to customers and peers.
    • Field data collection and data entry skills using a smartphone or tablet.
    • Experience working on extension ladders and with hand tools and power tools.
    • Ability to follow and understand organizational installation standards.

Benefits:

    • Pay range $20-30/ hour, depending on experience.
    • Medical, Dental, Vision options
    • PTO, Vacation, Paid Holidays
    • 401K
    • Company provided vehicle

Responsibilities of the Field Services Technician:

    • Installing new Fiber Optic drop cable and fiber enclosure.
    • Fusion Splicing fiber optic cable at fiber enclosure (side of home).
    • Installation and configuration of fiber optic network terminal (ONT) and associated data services.
    • Installation of customer facing Wi-Fi router/gateway.
    • Installation of residential voice services.
    • Troubleshooting in-home issues with wireless networks managed by the organization.
    • Identifying signal impairments beyond the scope of the installation (limited to multiport service terminal), to be repaired by L3+ Technicians.
    • Perform flagging duties as required to facilitate Fiber Optic Cable Installation or repair.
    • Participate in a rotating on-call schedule for emergency dispatch situations.
GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. We have been on Maine’s Best Places to Work List for 4 years running. A Certified B Corporation, GWI’s networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, GWI measures their performance not just on profit but on the positive impact their network has on the communities they passionately serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.

Field Services Supervisor

Readsboro, Vermont
GWI – Client Services /
Full-Time/ On-Site
GWI
Field Services Supervisor
Readsboro, VT Region
GWI is seeking a Field Services Supervisor to oversee, mentor and train Field Engineers and Field Technicians and is expected to perform installation and repair work as needed.

Requirements of the Field Services Supervisor:

    • Associate of Science in Business, Management, Computer Science, or related field,
    • 5 years of field supervision experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid driver’s license required.
    • High level of professionalism for working with members of other departments.
    • Positive, unflappable style, able to coach and encourage others.
    • Experience with telecommunications environment installation work and facilities management.
    • Manage multiple projects, prioritize, and have strong organizational skills.
    • Knowledgeable in fiber splicing, reading fiber splice designs and troubleshooting fiber issues.
    • Experience working on extension ladders and with power tools.
    • Flagging certification is required, training provided if needed.

Benefits:

    • Salary range $65-85K depending on experience.
    • Medical, Dental, Vision options
    • PTO, Vacation, Paid Holidays
    • 401K
    • Company provided vehicle

Responsibilities of the Field Services Supervisor:

    • Ensures that all field services personnel are trained in all aspects of their job.
    • Ensures that all customer interactions are professional and meet quality and performance goals.
    • Helps as necessary to front-line personnel on critical issues.
    • Manages the On-call function, ensures coverage and backs up field staff as part of the escalation path.
    • Manage fiber contractor resources to complete installation work.
    • Compiles data and writes reports for management on a regular basis.
    • Contribute and support budgetary needs for the field team.
    • Create and maintain safety standards and protocols.
    • Maintain installation material inventory and stock levels.
    • Assist the fiber engineering team with the following functions: pole gap analysis, site data collection, and construction completion audits.
    • Customer focus: strong sense of urgency regarding customer issues and communication.
    • Supervisory focus: able to ensure that members of the team are working effectively and complying with company and department procedures.
GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. We have been on Maine’s Best Places to Work List for 4 years running. A Certified B Corporation, GWI’s networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, GWI measures their performance not just on profit but on the positive impact their network has on the communities they passionately serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.