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Careers

Are you a problem-solver who wants to be a part of a dynamic and innovative team? Someone who likes to be hands-on? Interested in renewable energy and combating climate change? Join us at Burlington Electric Department (BED).

About BED

Our mission at BED is to serve the energy needs of our customers in a safe, reliable, affordable, and socially responsible manner. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and offer careers in a variety of fields with competitive salaries and generous benefits to support our employees. BED is proud to be:

  • First city in the nation to source 100% of its electricity from renewable generation
  • Working to make Burlington a Net Zero Energy city across the electric, thermal, and ground transportation sectors by 2030
  • Vermont's largest municipal utility, serving approximately 21,000 customers
  • Exclusive provider of electric service to the City of Burlington, an area of approximately 16 square miles, and the Burlington International Airport in South Burlington
  • One of Vermont's three electric efficiency utilities, helping Burlington use 8.8% less electricity today than in 1989
  • Operator and 50% owner of the biomass-powered, 50MW Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station in Burlington's Intervale

Current Job Openings

Generation Generalist

This position performs entry level maintenance and operational activities at BED's generating facilities such as McNeil Station, Gas Turbine, Solar arrays, and Winooski One Hydro Generation facility.

Apply: Generation Generalist


Director of Finance

As a member of BED’s management team, the Director of Finance is responsible for the overall financial management, direction, and planning for the Burlington Electric Department (“BED” or “Department”), including the McNeil Generating Station and VELCO joint ownerships and the Winooski One Hydro facility. Responsibilities include budgeting and financial forecasting, financial analysis, general accounting, treasury and cash management, payroll, billing and meter-to-cash processing, internal and external financial reporting and compliance, audits, and oversight of the Department’s financial information system, advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) system, meter data management (MDM) system, and peak, sales, and revenue forecasting.

Apply: Director of Finance

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