Career

Ready for a more rewarding career?

Grow personally and professionally at Lakeland Communications.

Lakeland is the leading communications provider Polk County Wisconsin and beyond, delivering the most progressive and leading-edge technology available. We have been advancing for more than 100 years while creating exciting career opportunities for area professionals.

Our innovative technology and business approach propels this forward-thinking company, and we balance it with a supportive and friendly culture that sets us apart. Many of our employees have tenures of 20 years or more, and our employees are vital to our success.

As a team of dedicated, friendly and intelligent people, we are committed to delivering premier customer service, and that has built a loyal customer base for us.

If you are interested in bringing your talents to Lakeland Communications and our customers, please view our current open positions.

Lakeland Communications, a growing, fiscally strong telecommunications company, is seeking a motivated and team-oriented Accountant. This accounting position will report directly to the General Manager and will oversee all financial and regulatory activities of Lakeland Communications, including but not limited to operating and capital budgets, financial statements, tax and regulatory reporting, payroll, internal control/auditing functions, working with independent auditors, forecasts, investment analysis, acquisition analysis, HR benefits administrations and preparation of Board financial package.

Successful candidates will be creative, strategy-oriented, and analytical while possessing knowledge of all aspects of accounting and financial analysis and reporting.  Experience in regulatory environments, with exposure to the FCC and state regulatory agencies, is preferred, but willing to train an individual with the right fit.   A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Finance, and experience in management roles is essential. CPA not required but would be considered a plus.

Lakeland Communications offers an exceptional benefits package to its employees, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA, FSA, 401k savings plan, vacation time, sick time, wellness plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more. 

Lakeland Communications, headquartered in Milltown, Wisconsin, is located in the heart of beautiful Polk County, Wisconsin.  Polk County features a vast array of recreational opportunities, including its many lakes, rivers, golf courses, trails, and county and state lands, including the national scenic riverway of the St. Croix River.  Polk County is conveniently located approximately 70 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, which provides the nice balance of a quiet, rural lifestyle while still being close enough to the Twin Cities Metropolitan area and all of the amenities it can provide.

Want to find purpose in your career and make a difference in our rural communities?  We’d love for you to come join us!  Joining our team as an Accountant offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team environment where you will be a key contributor to our success. For the opportunity to join one of the best rural broadband teams in the region and to serve our valued subscribers, please send your cover letter and resume to: careers@lakelandteam.com

We are seeking a skilled Utility Locator/Broadband Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for locating activities by operating mechanical/technical equipment to accurately identify and mark underground facilities such as fiber-optic and cable television lines for customers within a specified geographic area. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for completing outside plant activities such as fiber splicing, and installing fiber optic lines by operating machinery like a fiber plow.

Duties:

-Locate Lakeland Communications fiber-optic and cable modem HFC network.
-Install fiber-optic lines
– Conduct regular maintenance on existing broadband systems
– Collaborate with customers to ensure satisfaction with services provided
– Document all work performed accurately and timely

Skills:

– Experience a plus in utility locating and cabling
– Proficiency in service technician duties
– Knowledge of backhoe operation for infrastructure work
– Field service experience in broadband or related field
– Ability to read and interpret blueprints for network layout
– Familiarity with land surveying techniques for installation purposes
– Skill in operating equipment for material handling

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you possess the required skills and are looking to grow your career in the broadband industry, send a cover letter and resume to careers@lakelandteam.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Lakeland Communications is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.