Career Opportunities

Glades Electric Cooperative offers a variety of technical and professional careers. We think of these openings as lifelong career opportunities rather than “just a job”. As an electric cooperative, we share a deep commitment to the communities we serve and to each and every employee on our team. Learn more about the opportunities at Glades Electric in our Co-op Careers Flyer (PDF).

Enjoy a 4-day work week at GEC –  Monday – Thursday, 10 hours/day

Employment Opportunities

Member Service Representative – Lake Placid (Job Description) – Full-time position. Starting pay at $16.68/hour. We are seeking a candidate with strong computer skills to learn new software, a friendly attitude and outstanding attention to detail to provide exceptional member service, and good critical thinking skills to handle a variety of complex processes. Apply by March 12. For application information, see details below.

Journeyman Lineman – Moore Haven (Job Description) – Full-time position. Starting pay at $40.13/hour. See employment application details below.

Glades Electric Cooperative also offers outstanding health, retirement, and PTO benefits.

Please continue to check our website for updates and follow us on Facebook for announcements about job opportunities.

Employment Application

To apply for employment with Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc., download and print the Application for Employment (PDF), complete all 3 pages, and submit to us along with your résumé and cover letter using one of the following methods:

  • Email (Preferred):
  • Mail to: Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. c/o Employee Services, P.O. Box 519, Moore Haven, FL 33471
  • In person at a local office in Lake Placid or Moore Haven
  • Fax to: 863-946-6266

Employee Applications may also be obtained at any GEC Office. GEC is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Statement of Non-descrimination and Affirmative Action

About Us

Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. serves over 17,000 meters located in South Central Florida in Highlands, Okeechobee, Glades, and Hendry Counties.

The metropolitan areas of Orlando, Ft. Myers, and West Palm Beach are within 1-2 hours, with Orlando hosting major theme parks such as Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, Disney MGM, Epcot, Islands of Adventure, and Pleasure Island. Our service territory borders Lake Okeechobee, which is famous for its large mouth bass fishing, duck hunting, and outdoor recreation.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please call us at 863-946-6200, or use our contact form.