How to Apply

What if I need help?
The following Q&A addresses most questions about the on-line application process. If you have questions after reviewing the information or need an alternative job application process, please email us.

What if I’m experiencing browser incompatibility issues?
Sometimes our website doesn’t display correctly due to compatibility issues with newer browsers. View this Microsoft Windows guide to help identify and fix problems.

Does the PUD make reasonable accommodations for applicants?
Yes. Chelan PUD provides equal opportunities to qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans. This includes reasonable accommodations for optional alternative application methods if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability, and interview or test processes. If you need an accommodation, please contact TDD for hearing impaired (509) 661-4621 or email us.

How can I find out about PUD job openings?
Click on "Job Opportunities" under Careers. Click “Sign In” (existing user) or create an account with us as “New User”. Click on CREATE JOB ALERT (located under the heading of Keywords). SAVE SEARCH. Once you’ve done this, we’ll email you when a job opening occurs and you can review the job description to decide if it meets your qualifications and career goals. We also list all of our openings with WorkSource - click here.

Do I have to register to view current job openings?
No. You can view current openings without registering. However, you must register in order to apply for a particular position or use the search features.

How do I apply for a job at Chelan PUD?
Chelan PUD only accepts applications and resumes submitted through our online system. We do not accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, fax or e-mail (unless necessary for an alternative application process). Click on "Job Opportunities" under Careers to start the application process.

What if I don’t have a resume?
If you do not have a resume and want to create one, nationwide US Employment Service, WorkSource provides online resources to get started. There are also several free resume builder services available on the Internet. You can go to any search engine (i.e. Yahoo, Google, Hot Mail, etc.) and type “free resume builder” to get a listing of the websites that provide this service.

What if I don’t have a computer?
There are community agencies that provide access to computers such as your local library, SkillSource, WorkSource and the Wenatchee Valley College Career Center.

Is an email account required?
Yes, it allows PUD staff members to communicate with you to let you know we received your application for a specific job, tell you about job opportunities and the status of your application.

What if I don’t have an email account?
There are several free email services available on the Internet. You can go to any search engine (i.e. Yahoo, Google, Hot Mail, etc.) and type “free email” to get a listing of the Web sites that provide this service.

What happens to my application after I send it?
Provided you meet the minimum qualifications and screening criteria, your application information is forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager. Typically, applicants are contacted within 10 days of the closing date for a position if selected to interview. Although the hiring process typically takes four to six weeks, it may take longer due to a variety of factors.

What if there isn’t a closing date on the job posting?
The position is considered open indefinitely and can be closed at any time. It is recommended that you apply for positions as soon as possible to avoid missing an opportunity.

What if I am an existing employee and want to see internal job openings?
Existing employees only, call Human Resources for more information.

Which Internet browsers work best with the online application process?
For the best application experience, Chelan PUD recommends that you use Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.

I’m getting an error message, what should I do?
Clear your Internet browser cache by going to the “Tools” option on the toolbar and selecting “Internet options.” From the “general" tab in the window, select “delete files” and click "OK". Repeat this step, but check the box “delete all offline content” and then click "OK". Then, close all of your browser windows, open a new browser window, and try again.

What if I have more questions?
Email us.

Chelan PUD participates in E-Verify. E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases to help employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

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