Coast Electric strives to build a superior, member-service and cost-conscious work force team that is committed to its future and strength.

The association employs more than 245 skilled employees in the fields of engineering, member service, accounting, human resources, marketing, operations and maintenance.

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The Mississippi Business Journal selected Coast Electric numerous times as one of the “Best Places to Work in Mississippi”. The journal started the “Best Places to Work” program to identify and honor places of business that have made exceptional contributions to their industries and to the communities they serve. Coast Electric was recognized in the large company category, comprised of businesses with 200-499 employees.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Coast Electric Power Association is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in our employment practices against qualified employees or applicants on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, veterans status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online or at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C., 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Current Job Openings

Applicants may apply online or in person for any open positions at Coast Electric, 18020 Highway 603, Kiln, MS, 39556 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Apply for available positions.

Co-op Opportunities

Coast Electric employs students who are enrolled in a cooperative education (work study) program. When available, positions include engineering, marketing, GIS, human resources and vehicle maintenance. Interested applicants may apply through their high school or college cooperative education department.

Coast Electric participates in E-verify.


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