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Austin Energy’s mission is to safely deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service. Delivering on this mission takes a wide range of skill sets. Austin Energy's jobs include professional, technical, and administrative positions.

From linework to accounting, marketing to sustainability, and engineering to customer service, Austin Energy has something for everyone in every stage of their career. We’re committed to making a positive impact in our industry, on the environment, and within the communities our customers and employees call home. Explore opportunities at Austin Energy today.

Current Job Openings

Austin Energy's current job openings are listed within the City of Austin Career website. Here you can:

Compensation and Benefits

Austin Energy employees enjoy the same compensation and benefits package as other City of Austin departments. For complete benefits package details, visit City of Austin Pay and Benefits.

Why Work at Austin Energy?

Whether starting your career, growing within your field, or seeking a career change, Austin Energy has a variety of job offerings to meet your needs. Working in public service at Austin Energy is not only about powering up your friends and neighbors (more than 500,000 customers and a population of almost one million people in Austin!), but also about getting to work with 1,800 likeminded colleagues who share the desire to make an impact on the lives of others.

Since 1895, Austin Energy has been a community-owned, not-for-profit utility and is currently the seventh-largest public power company and the third-largest municipally owned electric utility in the nation.

Benefits of public power include reinvesting in the communities we serve, and being essential in supporting growth in the areas we serve. Learn more about the benefits of public power

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In addition, working at Austin Energy means you’ll be part of an innovative, award-winning team. Austin Energy has received several national awards for achieving some of the highest performance standards in the industry. These standards include aggressive renewable and reliability goals and demonstrated efforts to promote new clean energy technologies and a sustainable environment. Austin Energy ranks first among Texas utilities for green power sales and offers some of the most comprehensive energy efficiency programs in America.

Check out some of our recent awards:

  • Austin Energy won the American Public Power Association’s Smart Energy Provider award in both 2020 and 2021, which recognizes proficiency in energy efficiency and distributed generation for sustainable electric service.
  • Austin Energy received the 2020 and 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award for Energy Efficiency Program Delivery which includes operational as well as marketing and communications efforts to grow and promote residential energy efficiency programs for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® and the Weatherization Assistance program.
  • Austin Energy won the Texas Public Power Association’s 2021 System Achievement Award for work to provide customers with bill assistance throughout the pandemic and after the winter storm.
  • Austin Energy earned a spot on the 2021 Utility Transformation Leaderboard and as a Top 10 Utility Leader for the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

View the full list of recent awards

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As a department of the City of Austin, Austin Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and follows all City hiring practices.

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Email: Austin Energy Careers
Phone: 512-322-6523

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Date last reviewed or modified: 4/29/22


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