Jill Rummel believes in working hard to achieve her goals.
During the past decade, she pursued an accounting degree while serving as a manager in the blood services industry, eventually gaining a better understanding of tax, payroll and fixed assets accounting in Bismarck, ND.
One day, all her hard work paid off when she got a tip about a great job opening at Basin Electric. The rest is history for Rummel, Basin Electric accounting analyst II.
Rummel started working at Basin Electric Headquarters on Jan. 11, and she’s looking forward to building a career at the cooperative.
“It’s such a large company with so much room for advancement,” Rummel says.
Many others have welcomed Rummel into a caring cooperative culture. Whether it’s joining co-workers on the employee walking path, or presenting questions to colleagues, camaraderie is strong at Basin Electric.
“You’ll be walking in the halls and people will say hello or ask you how your day is going,” she says. “It’s pretty neat. Not all companies are like that.”
Rummel is grateful to have earned a benefits package that features a pension plan and 401K match.
Most importantly, Rummel is happy to know her voice and expertise are valued at Basin Electric.
The cooperative is family friendly and believes in the importance of work-life balance. It’s a lifestyle that works well for Rummel, who enjoys playing volleyball with friends and spending time on the river with family in her free time.
Rummel finds it rewarding to work hard at Basin Electric, and feels she’s part of a great cause.
At the end of the day, Basin Electric is all about people. It’s one of the things Rummel appreciates most.
“I like the people I work with,” she says.