Author Archives: gholmes

Consumers Cut Electric Bills with Help from their Local Utilities

Electric customers are reducing their monthly power bills thanks to thousands of free energy-saving products and valuable rebates distributed in 2014 by 13 locally owned electric utilities in Florida. “Locally owned electric utilities understand that keeping electric bills affordable is … Continue reading

Staff Assistant, Part-Time (2 positions) – City of Jacksonville Beach

Department: Human Resources Starting Compensation: $12.32-$14.50/hr. DOQ Hours: Two positions Monday-Friday 1: 8a-1p  2: 12p-5p Additional hours as required Required Testing: Encounter 74.19%, Type 40 WPM, Basic Math 70%, Edit/Format Word  70%, Customer Serv. 70% Application: General Deadline to Apply: … Continue reading

FMPA Debuts New Website

Visitors to Florida Municipal Power Agency’s primary external website,, will see a dramatically different website debuting today, built for today’s web surfers. The new site is compatible with mobile users, has enhanced site features, and sports a fresh design.  … Continue reading

Building Codes Inspector – City of Jacksonville Beach

Department: Planning and Development Compensation: $17.35-.$22.74/hr Hours:  Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., additional hours as required Required Testing: Encounter 74.19% Required: Valid Driver’s License Required at time of application: Copies of any related/required certifications and/or licenses Deadline to Apply: … Continue reading

Electric Utility Engineer II or III – City of Tallahassee

The City of Tallahassee has an exciting engineering opportunity in its energy delivery engineering division for talented and highly motivated individuals.  Tallahassee, located in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, owns and operates a vertically integrated Electric Utility that provides … Continue reading

Substation Electrician – Kissimmiee Utility Authority

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs responsible skilled and technical work in the inspection, testing, repair, replacement and maintenance of distribution substation electrical equipment ranging from 480v to 230kv. Responsible for inspecting, testing and repairing a large variety of electronic, electrical, … Continue reading

Grants available from the Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy recently released its second fiscal year 2015 “phase 1” research grant opportunities list. The maximum phase I and phase II award amounts and the areas of the Energy sector they cover are listed in the … Continue reading