Member Appreciation Days June 1-3

Stop by Coastal Electric Cooperative’s Midway or Richmond Hill office June 1-3 to register to win $1,000 during Member Appreciation Days! Be sure to bring the perforated portion from the front cover of the June issue of Georgia Magazine with you to make the registration process as quick and easy as possible. We’ll take every precaution to abide by our governmental authorities’ social distancing guidelines to keep our employees and members safe and healthy. 

The winner of the $1,000 will be announced during the June 4 Annual Meeting, which will be livestreamed on CoastalElectric.Coop/live beginning at 10 a.m.

This drawing will be in lieu of the $1,000 drawing which, in years past, has been reserved exclusively for Annual Meeting attendees. (In the interest of the health and safety of our cooperative family of members and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Annual Meeting will be open only to the officers and board members of the co-op.)

 

Gaskin named to Coastal Electric Cooperative Board

The Coastal Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has selected Chuck Gaskin of Townsend to serve as a director, replacing William L. “Billy” Bland, who retired in October. The board announced the decision during its monthly meeting April 29.   Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members, who elect representatives from among the membership to…Continue Reading

Coastal Electric Cooperative to refund $2.4 million to members in June

With widespread financial hardship in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coastal Electric Cooperative board made the unprecedented decision to allow the early return of $2.4 million in capital credits beginning June 1 to members who paid their electric bills to the co-op in 2019. The retirement will occur 6 months ahead of schedule…Continue Reading

Coastal Electric Cooperative to explore broadband options after law passes

On Friday, Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation that removes barriers to broadband expansion in rural Georgia and allows electric cooperatives, including Coastal Electric Cooperative, to evaluate how they might contribute to the expansion of broadband services in their respective areas. Sen. Steve Gooch (R-Dahlonega) and Rep. Jay Powell (R-Camilla) championed Senate Bill 2, which gives…Continue Reading

ATTENTION High School Juniors – Apply for our 2019 Summer Work Study Program

The Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow program at Coastal Electric Cooperative introduces rising high school seniors to career opportunities in the electric cooperative industry. This summer work-study program is a valuable opportunity for students seeking on-the-job training to sharpen their existing skill set while earning a salary. The program is designed to offer participants an opportunity…Continue Reading

Job Opportunity for Apprentice Line Technician

Coastal Electric Cooperative is seeking applicants for an Apprentice Line Technician III. The deadline to apply is March 29, 2019. An Apprentice Line Technician III is responsible for performing line construction and maintenance under the direction of a journeyman-rated line technician. Duties include: Learn basics of overhead and URD construction and become familiar with RUS…Continue Reading

Notice of unclaimed funds. Coastal Electric may have a refund for you!

TO CURRENT AND PAST MEMBERS OF COASTAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE In compliance with O.C.G.A. § 44-12-236, The Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, Coastal Electric Cooperative, is attempting to locate past members who were expecting either Membership or Deposit refunds to be issued at any time between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013 but did not…Continue Reading

Job Opportunities — Seeking Apprentice Line Technician III and Customer Service Representative III

Coastal Electric Cooperative currently has two job openings. The first is for an Apprentice Line Technician III.  No previous experience is required but a  Technical Certificate in Lineman/Electrical Training is desired. Must have or be able to attain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) within 12 months of being hired as well as forklift certification. Excellent benefits including…Continue Reading
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