JEA

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JEA Reviews

29 Reviews
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    One of the better employers in Jacksonville. Opportunity for excellent training and advancement.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JEA full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Training opportunities and tuition reimbursement. Good opportunities for advancement in many of the departments.

    Cons

    This is a government agency, so many decisions are based on political considerations. Salary freezes are common, and changes in visions and targets are frequent. Most of the people in this company who are happy are the ones in the core businesses (delivering water, wastewater, and electric services). Those who work in customer service can be very frustrated because the messages from management are often unreasonable and impractical.

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JEA Interviews

Updated Dec 5, 2014
Updated Dec 5, 2014

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    Declined to Answer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at JEA.

    Interview Details

    The whole thing was a horrible joke, and the joke was one me. They first contacted me about salary requirements. Then they wanted a copy of my college transcript from 20 years earlier. No telephone screening or anything. They asked me to come in (from out of state) as a final candidate and offered only two possible interview timeslots. I opted for 8 am. No one was there to meet me on time. They brought me up late (starting late) and ended punctually. The questions were written in advance and one could not ask questions.

    In the end, it was apparent that they were going through the obligatory motions but were promoting from within.

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Website www.jea.com
Headquarters Jacksonville, FL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1968
Type Government
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

As long as sparks are flying in Jacksonville, everything is A-OK with JEA. The community-owned , not-for-profit utility provides electricity to more than 417,000 customers in Jacksonville and surrounding areas in northeastern Florida. Managing an electric system that dates back to 1895, JEA has a net generating capacity of 3,050 MW. It owns three thermal power plants and is the joint-owner of a fourth. JEA also gets 12.8 MW of generating capacity two methane-fueled landfill plants. The company resells electricity to other utilities, including NextEra Energy. JEA also... More

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