Serve and Work for Your Community

It is our mission at Columbia Power & Water Systems (CPWS) to provide safe, reliable, and cost-efficient power, water, and broadband to the customers that we serve. This is not just a job for us, it is a commitment at every level of our company.

Our dedicated staff take pride in delivering these services to over:

CPWS offers:

If you are interested in joining our team, we invite you to explore our website to learn more about joining CPWS!

Why Join CPWS

CPWS has a practice of promoting from within the organization when qualified employees express interest. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to recruit and select candidates from outside the organization to fill our staffing needs.

Note: Available employment opportunities are listed below. If you do not see any job postings, then no open positions are currently available.

Water Maintenance Worker

Status: Open

Locate Technician

Status: Open

Field Service Technician – Power

Status: Open

Customer Records Clerk

Status: Open

Garage Supervisor

Status: Open

Vice President of Water Operations

Status: Open

Have Questions or Need Assistance?

Please contact the CPWS Human Resources team:

Columbia Power & Water Systems
Human Resources Department

Know Your Rights

CPWS, with the full support of the President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Hardin, reaffirms that it will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, religion, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information (including family medical history or genetic tests or services), retaliation for filing a charge, reasonably opposing discrimination, or participating in a discrimination lawsuit, investigation or proceeding, and interference coercion, or threats related to exercising rights regarding disability, discrimination or pregnancy accommodation.

The “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster summarizes these laws and explains how employees or applicants can file a complaint if they believe that they have experienced discrimination. Review the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal poster (PDF).

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) also provides eligible employees with job-protected leave for qualifying family and medical reasons. See the Your Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (PDF) for additional information.

Please note: We participate in the DHS E-Verify program: E-Verify Poster – English (PDF) / E-Verify – Español (PDF)

CPWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you for your interest in employment at CPWS.