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Career Opportunities with Guernsey Electricity

Guernsey Electricity employs around 200 staff in a wide range of positions including retail, electrical operations, plumbing, finance, customer service, power station maintenance and engineering.

Current Vacancies

Commercial Legal Manager

An exciting opportunity exists within Guernsey Electricity Limited to assist the Board of Directors in ensuring that the company complies with all legislation, good corporate governance practice, licences and its own internal constitution.

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Applications should be made online through the form below. Closing date for applications is 28th April 2017.

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Trainee Engineer

An exciting opportunity exists within Guernsey Electricity Limited train as an Engineer to ensure a continuous supply of power to the island using available generating plant and/or imported power in a safe and cost effective manner and to ensure distribution of electricity through activities carried out across various work streams to ensure restoration and repair, maintenance and asset replacements projects.

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Applications should be made online through the form below. Closing date for applications is 28th April 2017.


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Opportunities for Work Experience

Work experience is an opportunity to experience working life and is a useful guide to young people looking to choose a career path. Guernsey Electricity provides work experience for many young people throughout the year in all disciplines and skills.

Typically, we offer up to ten placements per year through the Careers Service. Age range is generally from 14 - 21 and the placements are made in the section most appropriate to the skills requested, usually for one week.

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Work Placement

Some degree courses include a year in Industry and Guernsey Electricity offers opportunities for those students with local residential qualifications to complete this integral part of their course in a familiar environment.

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We offer an Electrical apprenticeship each year, and typically offer a Mechanical apprenticeship every five years. Although preference is given to younger applicants with GCSEs, we do consider all applications. 

Applicants for apprenticeships should be expecting to achieve five or more GCSE passes at grades A-C including maths and a science subject. All candidates will be asked to sit a maths and logic test before being selected for interview. 

If you are interested in applying for an apprenticeship then you should complete this application form indicating your academic progress and which apprenticeship you wish to follow. Alternatively you may wish to come in for an informal discussion about the scheme nearer the time. 

Applications should be received by 20 April each year and once the annual intake process is complete, successful applications are appointed by the end of May.

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Bursary Scheme

The Bursary award is made annually and comprises an award of £2000 plus paid work experience during the holidays. A Guernsey Electricity Bursary is a great opportunity for anyone in higher education to make their contribution to what we do. Applicants should be able to relate their course of studies to our organisation. Possible areas would include Engineering, IT, and Accountancy.

Bursary applicants should expect to attain 3 A levels including mathematics and a science.

All applications made before the 20 April will be put forward for consideration, following which interviews will be conducted, before a final decision is made at the end of May.

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Careers at Guernsey Electricity

More information about the type of careers available at Guernsey Electricity can be foundhereor viewed on our careers video below.

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Guernsey Electricity Careers Application and Enquiry Form

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Your enquiry/application will remain private and will stay on our records for 6 months. We shall not disclose any of your details or information to anyone, except the people handling submissions.
If you need any help, or additional information, please call us on 01481 200700