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Chesapeake Utilities Overview

Dover, DE
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public (CPK)
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company focused on delivering outstanding service and attaining sustainable growth that generates long-term value for our employees, customers, investors, and other stakeholders. Our success in these efforts is due to our ... Read more

Mission: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company that provides superior service to its customers and communities. For more than 100 years, the Company has successfully delivered safe, secure, reliable and efficient solutions that are environmentally and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • The newly opened Chesapeake Utilities compressed natural gas (CNG) public fueling station is a far cry from Chesapeake's old one — originally built in the 1990s — on Queen Street in Dover.

  • Sharp Energy has recently completed significant construction upgrades to its propane rail facility in North Dover. The enhanced rail facility triples Sharp Energy’s propane supply capacity to serve tens of thousands of end-users throughout Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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Chesapeake Utilities – Why Work With Us?

Our Vision

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation genuinely cares while turning aspirations into reality every day. We make meaningful connections with our peers, customers, communities, shareholders and partners.

Our Values


Everyone matters at Chesapeake Utilities. We continue to enhance the work experience by building a more inclusive culture that provides the resources for our employees to achieve their goals and make meaningful connections with fellow employees, customers and within our communities.

Chesapeake Utilities is focused on sustaining our aspiring and caring culture that nurtures our shared values and encapsulates the essence of our Company. Our talented workforce comprised of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds working collaboratively across the Company is a pillar of our foundation for growth.

Our continued growth depends upon investing in our employees, empowering them to leverage their expertise and celebrating Company successes and employees’ achievements. One way the Company expresses gratitude for employees is through the Chesapeake Cares program. A team of more than 40 Brand Champions organizes these events for their colleagues. During Cares events, we welcome new employees, celebrate employee milestones and highlight colleagues’ efforts and achievements through our recognition program.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is proud to celebrate the
women in energy who keep us moving forward.

The women of Chesapeake bring dedication, innovation and expertise to their jobs. Our employees aspire to do their best, every day. And, as our industry grows, so does the need for the talents and skills of our people, including the females who work in the office and the field. We hope their stories and experience will inspire others to explore careers in the industry, and help us put new energy in the workforce.

At Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, we genuinely care about turning
aspirations into reality every day. We make meaningful connections with
our employees, customers, communities, shareholders and partners.

Our employees’ creative energy is a large part of the reason we have been chosen as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. That energy is expressed through several ongoing programs that benefit our employees, their families, our customers and the communities where we live and serve.

Culture of Aspiring and Caring
Employees are excited to come to work - knowing they are cared for and empowered to achieve their goals.

Health and Wellness
We promote good health and support a healthier lifestyle for our employees through our wellness program, walking challenges and health fairs.

Employee Celebrations
These employee events celebrate employee milestones, company accomplishments and growth plans.

Employee Benefits

Chesapeake Utilities is proud to provide an excellent benefit package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401K Retirement Program and Roth IRA
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and supplemental life insurance
  • Paid time off and sick leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Volunteer opportunities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Aspiring Scholars scholarship program for children of employees
  • Recognition Programs
  • Wellness Programs
  • Lunch & Learn opportunities
  • Paid training Programs
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • National Guard or Reserves Support
  • Fitness Facilities (at some locations)
  • Financial Educations Workshops
  • Incentive Performance Plans
  • Annual Merit Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • New Employee Orientation and Onboarding
  • Monthly Chesapeake Cares Employee Appreciation
  • Aspiring Leaders Academy
  • Dividend Reimbursement & Direct Stock Purchase Plan

One way we show gratitude to our employees is through our Chesapeake Cares Program that focuses on employee morale and a satisfying work environment. One day each month we conduct an event focused on employee fun and fellowship. We recognize our employees’ contributions with a rewards and recognition program geared towards continuous growth and career development within the company.

Chesapeake Utilities Reviews

  • "Great Place"

    Former Employee - Accountant
    Former Employee - Accountant

    I worked at Chesapeake Utilities full-time


    Family Oriented Culture, Great People


    Nothing that I can think of...

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Chesapeake Utilities Photos

Chesapeake Utilities photo of: The energy and heart that our employees demonstrate in executing our strategy are what helps Chesapeake turn aspirations into reality, year after year.
Chesapeake Utilities photo of: John McComb, Compressor Technician, at one of three compressor stations owned by Eastern Shore Natural Gas.
Chesapeake Utilities photo of: Chesapeake volunteers bring energy and enthusiasm to the Food Bank of Delaware’s warehouse where they package holiday meals to distribute to families on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Chesapeake Utilities photo of: We provide environmentally friendly alternative fuels for vehicles, including compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane AutoGas, to reduce emissions in transportation applications.
Chesapeake Utilities photo of: Chesapeake is committed to celebrating and encouraging our Women in Energy along with their expertise, dedication and success within the industry and our Company.
Chesapeake Utilities photo of: Chesapeake partners with the Delaware Chapter of The Nature Conservancy in support of conservation and protection of our natural resources in Delaware.
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Chesapeake Utilities Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience


    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Chesapeake Utilities (New York, NY) in November 2018.


    Interviewer no-showed two days in a row, even after the recruiter I was working with confirmed with him both times. I have no interest in working for someone like that

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Chesapeake Utilities Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces 2018, Workplace Dynamics LLC, 2018
  • 2018 Best Practices Award in Outage Communications, Chartwell, 2018
  • Social Media Awards - Facebook-Best PR Campaign, PR News, 2018
  • Gold Inernational ARC Award for Annual Report, Mercomm Annual Report Competition, 2018
  • Top Workplaces, Top Workplaces, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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