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Join the CHELCO Team!
CHELCO is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative employing more than 150 people and serving more than 50,000 accounts in Walton, Okaloosa, Holmes and Santa Rosa counties in the panhandle of Florida.
Our employees have a vested interest in our cooperative values and share a commitment to providing a vital service to our members. Our employees are committed to customer service, integrity, and safety.
Click the job title opening and complete an application, once submitted the selection committee will contact those selected for an interview. We only accepts applications when an opening exists for the open position; we do not accept or keep unsolicited resumes or applications. If you are interested in applying for another open position, an application must be submitted for each opening that you are interested in. Below is the application process:
Applications are accepted only when a vacancy exists. Applicants must complete an application for each vacancy they are interested in to be considered for the opening. Unsolicited applications or resumes will not be accepted. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by the human resources staff.
There are currently no openings at this time.
Cooperatives are committed to giving employees opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers. Whether you are looking to increase your skill set, advance in your job or change jobs, you can take advantage of a full range of distance learning and professional accreditation and certifications programs, as well as professional development programs. Most electric co-ops offer tuition reimbursement to obtain a certification or degree.
By joining CHELCO, you will be joining a cooperative with a rich 75 year history of serving the local community. Here you’ll have the opportunity to provide vital services in the surrounding communities.
- We have an active volunteer and community service program
- We foster employee development and advancement
- We value each person and the role they play in delivering exceptional service to our members.
- A great place to live, close to the great beaches of Destin Florida, our headquarters in DeFuniak Springs. Known for the sugary shores and emerald waters of Northwest Florida. Destin and San Destin beaches are some of the finest beaches in the world.
- We have great benefits! See below
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Pension Plan
- 401k with company match
- Life insurance
- Short term disability
- Education/Professional Development
- Wellness Program
- Generous Paid Time off and Volunteer Time Off
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid weekly
- 10 paid holidays a year
- Flexible Spending or Health Savings account
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or handicap, age, political affiliation or belief, marital status, or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
It is also the policy of the Cooperative to take affirmative action to employ, and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of any characteristic protected by law and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. Please see the EEO is the Law poster (link) and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement (Link). In Spanish: EEO is the Law; EEO is the Law Supplement.