Careers

As one of the innovative public utilities in the country, we recognize that our success is a direct result of the commitment and talents of the people who work for us.  We’re proud of our long-standing reputation as one of the best places to work in the area and we seek talented people to keep us moving forward.

There are six values which describe the culture and character of Benton PUD.  These values demonstrate “how" Benton PUD approaches its list of “what” to do for the near future.  Our employees exhibit these values:  Safety, Integrity, Excellence, Forward Focus, Mutual Respect, and Teamwork.

Many of our highly skilled workers are represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 77, which shares the rich heritage of the utility.

We employ a broad range of talented people – line workers, administrative support, information technology specialists, mechanics, substation electricians, customer service representatives, accountants, and engineers, to name a few.

Light up your career by applying at Benton PUD where you’ll find challenging and rewarding work, coupled with competitive pay and excellent benefits.

Benton PUD is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels in the utility.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or marital or protected veteran status, and the presence of any sensory, physical or mental disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, on the job injuries, age, pregnancy status, domestic partner status, genetic information or any other legally protected status (unless based on a bonafied occupational qualification).  We’re building a workplace that supports diversity and reflects the multicultural community we serve. 

View our Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

If you would like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email conoverm@bentonpud.org.  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment process, please contact Melina Conover at (509) 582-1270 or conoverm@bentonpud.org.

We promote a drug- and alcohol-free workplace and integrate safety into all aspects of our daily operations.