Careers

Job Applications

Singing River Electric only accepts job applications when an opening occurs. Please click the link below to apply for any available positions. If there are no positions available, please check back periodically.

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Careers FAQ

When can I file a job application?

Singing River Electric accepts job applications only when an opening occurs. Job openings are posted on the cooperative’s employment line (601-947-4211 ext. 2951) where all positions are listed along with the date, time and location that applications will be accepted. Job openings are also listed on the Mississippi Department of Employment Security website at www.mdes.ms.gov.

How do I apply for a customer service position?

All Singing River Electric customer service positions are placed through a local employment agency. To file an application, contact:

Express Employment Professionals
79 Tommy Munro Drive
Biloxi, MS 39532
228-868-5447
www.expresspros.com 

What kind of experience do linemen need to have?

Singing River Electric hires lineworkers who are graduates of the apprentice lineman training program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College or another equivalent lineman program. For MGCCC program information, visit www.mgccc.edu or call 601-947-4201.

What is Singing River Electric’s policy on hiring relatives of present employees?

No job will knowingly be offered to anyone who is related to the second degree by blood or marriage to an employee or director. Examples of those excluded are husband, wife, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, grandparent-in-law and grandchild-in-law. If an employee should marry another employee, the employee with the least tenure must resign unless the other so chooses.

How old do I have to be to work at Singing River Electric?

State and federal laws have regulations governing employment of minors. In order to strictly comply, we have set 18 as the minimum age at which we will accept a person for employment. Proof of age may be required.

Do you hire students for the summer?

Yes, in some instances we hire a few students during the summer. If you are interested, you should follow the same procedures outlined on this site and Singing River Electric’s employment brochure. Students are hired for temporary positions only.

Do you hire co-op students?

Yes, we work with a limited number of students as a part of their college training, primarily in electrical engineering. If you are interested in entering a program such as this, contact your college counselor or contact Singing River Electric for more information. By working part-time, co-op students gain experience plus earn extra money to finance their education. Co-op students are hired for temporary positions only.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Spanish version (declaracion-de-no-discriminacion-declaracion)

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

Singing River Electric is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.