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Employment Opportunities

Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) is a member-focused, electric cooperative with 71 employees who enjoy a stable, relaxed work environment that encourages teamwork and creative thinking. Whether employees are providing service to members out in the field, on the phone or supporting them through a variety of back office jobs, they are responsible for solving the energy needs of members within one of the fastest changing industries in the country.


CEC illuminates over 25,000 members with 3,200 miles of line within Armstrong, Allegheny, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer and Venango counties. For over 80 years, CEC has been supplying reliable, affordable electricity to members. To learn more about CEC click here


CEC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for positions without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability or any other characteristics or status protected by law. Applicants may request any accommodation needed to participate in the application process. 


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If you have any questions about employment opportunities please call 800-521-0570.


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CEC employees enjoy a competitive salary and a business casual dress code. 

CEC is able to offer employees one of the best benefit packages in the industry as a result of collaboration with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). By being a part of NRECA that has over 70,000 cooperative employees combined, CEC is able to offer employees medical, dental and vision benefits; 401(k) plans; a defined benefit pension plan; paid holidays; paid time off; company-paid insurance plans; and a corporate wellness program -- just to name a few.



How We Hire

  • Apply: When you see we have a job opening that matches your interest, apply to begin the application process. You can apply by mailing a hard copy of your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
c/o Central Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 329
Parker, PA 16049


  • Interview: Our recruiting team will review applications for each vacancy. If your application is selected, a member of our team will contact you. You can find plenty of information on this site to prepare you for your interview. You can learn about our business and culture, and identify ways that your skills and experience can benefit our organization. 
  • Offer: If you’ve successfully completed the interview process and are identified as the candidate we’d like to hire, you’ll be contacted by our Human Resources Department. We will send you an offer letter outlining the details of the job offer. Your employment opportunity will be contingent on passing a drug and alcohol test. 




CEC’s office is located in Parker, Pennsylvania in the Allegheny Clarion River Valley. However, current employees reside throughout Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer and Venango counties. 

The Parker area offers many activities and is one of Pennsylvania’s most charming small towns, home to the American Golf Hall of Fame and the oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States. The area also provides a variety of experiences including antiques, dining, events and festivals, galleries and open studios, wineries, the Allegheny River, and miles of bicycling and hiking trails. Click here to learn more about the areareal estate, and school information. 


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