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The Grand Haven Board of Light & Power is a West Michigan municipal electric utility located on the picturesque shoreline of Lake Michigan. The BLP serves over 14,000 customers and is the exclusive provider of electric service within the City of Grand Haven and portions of the City of Ferrysburg and the Townships of Grand Haven, Spring Lake, and Robinson. We have two electric generating facilities, six substations, and approximately 220 miles of electric distribution lines with 57 skilled and dedicated employees. There is currently two positions open.

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Apprentice Tree Trimmer

Responsibilities:  Trimming and removal of trees, brush and weeds and controlling tree, brush and weed growth to obtain proper clearance of utility lines, buildings and grounds. Makes and uses approved safety slings and lines; secures and arranges ropes for lowering heavy tree sections and limbs. Performs these duties by climbing trees and/or from a utility bucket truck.

Qualifications:  High School graduate or equivalent. Prior utility tree trimmer and excavation experience preferred. Must obtain CDL Class A within 6 months and successfully complete required D.O.L. certified apprentice training program to remain in position. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, professionally and positively with coworkers and customers.  Excellent attendance and safety record.

Benefits: The GHBLP has a competitive benefits and compensation package

Deadline to Apply: Until Position is Filled

Submit resume/letter of interest online at or via postal delivery to: Administrative Services, Grand Haven BLP, 1700 Eaton Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417.

(No phone calls accepted) The BLP is an equal opportunity employer.


Electrical Line Worker - Journeyman Certification Required

Responsibilities: Experience in constructing, maintaining, and repairing electrical distribution systems. Must be self-motivated and able to interact positively and effectively with others, work safely, and understand complex systems and equipment. Works outdoors in all weather and conditions. Capable of climbing poles and working from an elevated bucket.

Qualifications: High School graduate. Certified journeyman lineworker. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and positively with customers and coworkers. Excellent attendance and safety record.

Deadline to apply: Until position is filled.
Submit resume to: Administrative Services, Grand Haven BLP, 1700 Eaton Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417 or below via our online form.

(No phone calls accepted) The BLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit Resume

Thank you for your interest in the Board of Light & Power. There is currently two positions open for a Certified Journeyman Electrical Line Worker and Apprentice Tree Trimmer. Please feel free to submit your resume via the form below for the current opening or for future consideration. Your resume will be retained for a period of one year.

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