Seeking high school senior applicants for summer work-study jobs

Coastal Electric Cooperative announced the opening of its summer work-study program to introduce rising high school seniors to career opportunities in the electric cooperative industry.

Participants can learn about:

  • Electric line design and construction
  • Operations Center and Engineering Services
  • Customer Service
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources and Safety
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing and Communications

Students will be paid $9.00 per hour and may work up to 40 hours per week. The work study program is for eight weeks (June through July).

Upon completion of acceptable performance, students will be awarded a $500 scholarship to be used at a college or technical school program of their choice. Students must also make a presentation to management team about their experience and “lessons learned”.

Holly Fields of Midway appointed to Coastal Electric Cooperative Board of Directors

Holly Fields of Midway has been selected by the Coastal Electric Cooperative board of directors to fill the unexpired term of former Liberty County board member Stephen Mullice, who passed away in October. The lifelong Liberty County resident attended her first board meeting as a director Dec. 20. “It is an honor to have the…Continue Reading

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

In compliance with O.C.G.A. § 44-12-236, The Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, Coastal Electric Cooperative, is attempting to locate former members from the years 1978 through 1981 whose capital credit checks were issued in December, 2011, but have been returned by the U.S. Post Office as “undeliverable” or have otherwise been unclaimed.Continue Reading

Local students build, test-drive electric vehicles donated by Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation

The wheels were turning on Saturday – literally – as students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy and Richmond Hill High School showcased the working electric vehicles they built as part of their math, science and research classes. Students applied the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to construct the electric go-kart-style vehicles built…Continue Reading

Summer jobs and scholarship opportunities for local high school seniors

UPDATE: Our application window for 2017 summer jobs ended May 15th. We’ll be accepting applications in April 2018 for next summer. Coastal Electric Cooperative is offering a new summer work-study program to introduce rising high school seniors to career opportunities in the electric cooperative industry. Participants can learn about: Electric line design and construction Operations…Continue Reading

Additional Storm Restoration Crews Arrive at Coastal Electric

Two 6-men electric line crews from Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) in Monroe, GA and three 6-men crews from Snapping Shoals EMC in Covington, GA are on their way to Coastal Electric Cooperative this morning to help restore power to victims of Hurricane Matthew. The crews will assist our Coastal Electric linemen throughout the storm…Continue Reading

Coastal Electric is prepared for Hurricane Matthew

Coastal Electric is making last minute preparations for the expected winds of Hurricane Matthew this weekend. We expect this storm will produce considerably more damage to our electric distribution than Tropical Storm Hermine nearly a month ago. We encourage Members to prepare for power outage durations of 12 to 36 hours. We have additional support…Continue Reading