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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

Control & Instrumentation Technician

To efficiently provide maintenance and calibration of instrumented systems. Key responsibilties include planning, delivering and monitoring agreed levels of operational performance and maintenance of all EC&I equipment in line with the overall maintenance plan.

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Customer & Billing Lead - Designate

To provide cover and support to the Customer & Billing Lead 
a)    in managing and supervising the customer relationship agents
b)    contribute to the development of new systems in the billing and collection department
c)    to support in the production of all customer bills in a timely and correct manner
d)    to ensure all monies are collected promptly and efficiently
 
The role also requires administrative services in all areas of customer contact and billing to enable all monies to be collected in a timely fashion.

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Design Engineer (Power Networks)

We are looking for a motivated individual with strong engineering design skills and experience of electrical power networks to join our team of electrical planning engineers responsible for developing the islands electricity grid. Energy is evolving and Guernsey Electricity is at the forefront of modernising the electricity system to ensure it remains fit for the future. We want you to join us in reaching these goals 

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Procurement Solutions Specialist

Provide both a direct delivery and advisory service (supplier management support to the business) and assist with the ongoing development of a high performing procurement function for Guernsey Electricity Ltd, delivering an effective supply chain management service (sourcing, market testing and contract management).

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Retail Assistant

To assist customers in the selection and purchase of products best suited to meet their needs in a highly competitive market place, offering a wide range of home entertainment, domestic appliances and small accessories.  GEL prides itself on providing honest and trustworthy advice and a high level of customer services.  GEL is one of the most recognised brands and the shop has a responsibility to understand the needs and requirements of customers and deliver on their expectations.

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Temporary Customer Relationship Agent

To provide administrative services in all areas of customer contact and billing and to enable all monies to be collected in a timely fashion. To build strong and lasting relationships with Guernsey Electricity Limited’s customers. In addition to implement and explain processes, procedures and policies to customers to collect all sums due to Guernsey Electricity within the normal terms of credit.  

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Bursary Scheme

Find out more about our Bursary Scheme awarded to students entering Higher Education.

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The Rewards

We offer comprehensive benefits which include a competitive salary, pension and bonus scheme. The health & wellbeing of our employees and their families is very important to us and we provide health care benefits to employees. A wide range of discounts on services and products, including discounted gym membership and 20% discount on showroom appliances are also offered.

Investing in the development of our people supports our ambition to be a high performing organisation. Our focus is on achieving exceptional customer service and Guernsey Electricity is also continually working to ensure our people feel supported and motivated. We encourage and support our employees to develop and learn new skills through a wide range of opportunities including on the job training, in-house courses and the chance to study for formal qualifications.

Our local community and environment is of great importance to us. We participate in a range of community based charity projects and environmental initiatives. As well as corporate sponsorships and donations, we also encourage our employees to volunteer and contribute to the island as much as possible.

 

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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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Apprenticeships

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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Disability Charter

Guernsey Electricity is proud to be a member of the Guernsey Employment Trust which creates employment opportunities for disabled people and assists them to prepare for, find, and maintain work in Guernsey.

Guernsey Electricity has agreed to adhere to the commitments of the Employers' Disability Charter 2017-2018. The commitments are:

- We will encourage job applications from disabled people
- We will guarantee a job interview for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our job vacancies
- We will implement good practice in all aspects of the recruitment and retention of disabled people
- We will consider ‘reasonable adjustments’ in the recruitment process and in the workplace
- We will provide work experience placements and job tasters for disabled people where practicable
- Staff may be available to conduct mock or practice interviews for job seekers with a disability
- We will encourage managers and supervisors to undertake on-line Disability Awareness training
- We will act as a disability Ambassador and encourage staff to motivate other employers
- We will develop our own commitment to enhance the employment opportunities for disabled islanders

You can view a copy of our Employers' Disability Charter certificate here.

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Careers at Guernsey Electricity

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

https://youtu.be/lhfi5YD49vU

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