The Empire Advantage

The Empire District Electric Company values our employees and their families. A comprehensive, competitive benefit package is designed to meet a broad range of employee needs.

Manage your health

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Medical Reimbursement Account

Security for your family

  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability

Achieve a balance

  • Vacation and Holiday Leave
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Plan for the future

  • Pension Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement Planning

Job Openings

Supply Management Specialist-Day Ahead - Joplin, MO
Regulatory Analyst - Joplin, MO
Manager of Land Administration - Joplin, MO
Land Administration Specialist - Joplin, MO
GIS Data Technician-PT - Joplin, MO
EMS Project Engineer - Joplin, MO
Electrical or Structural Engineer-Substation - Joplin, MO
Cost Inventory Manager-Riverton
Local Projects Manager - Stateline Power Plant
Line Engineer - Joplin, MO

Online Application

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in The Empire District Electric Company. For over 100 years, our workforce has been serving our customers with pride. To learn more about Empire’s history, I encourage you to explore our website.

As we face the challenges of the future, we will continue to build on our reputation of providing excellent customer service through a skilled, highly motivated workforce. We provide our employees with a challenging work environment, while maintaining a company culture of high ethical standards.

Five core competencies are valued in all employees – Customer Focus, Teamwork, Effective Communication, Personal Accountability/Initiative and Flexibility/Adaptability. We believe these competencies are keys to success at Empire District, and it is our mission to recruit, hire, train, and retain such individuals.

If you are interested in possible employment with Empire, I encourage you to submit your application by following the listed steps.

— Pete Babb
Director of Human Resources

Application Instructions

  • 1. Download the   Employment Application
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent software is required to open and edit the application.
  • 2. Complete the application and save to a location on your computer where it can be retrieved and uploaded.
  • 3. Submit the completed application using the form below.

Submit Application

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