Anyone interested in being considered for employment with Black River MUST have a current application on file. Applications and resumes can be emailed to: or mailed to:  Human Resources, Black River Electric, PO Box 130, Sumter, SC 29151.


Current Openings:



Under regular supervision is responsible for the activities relating to the position of Accountant. Such responsibilities are accounting, auditing and detailed bookkeeping activities in support of the operations of the cooperative. Performs such activities as processing and payment of accounts payable, preparing and maintaining financial statements including statement of operations, balance sheet, and general ledger, preparing and filing required tax reporting, processing accounts receivables, preparing and maintaining detailed account records, as well as various other related activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in an accounting position, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.  Must have the ability to complete tasks with efficiency while maintaining high accuracy.  Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive information. Must be experienced in Microsoft Excel with excellent data entry skills.


Black River Electric serves Lee, Clarendon, Kershaw and Sumter counties.  It is the preference of the cooperative that all employees live within our service area so that we can better serve our membership in a timely manner.

There is no relocation benefit provided.


Click below for a copy of our employment application:

Employment Application