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Payment Plans & Bill Assistance

Seattle City Light is disconnecting customers for non-payment. City Light has flexible payment plans available to all customers. For income-eligible residential customers, we have bill assistance programs available, including emergency bill assistance and the Utility Discount Program. If your electricity has been disconnected, call (206) 684-3000 Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm to discuss your options.

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As the nation's first carbon-neutral utility and a recognized leader in clean energy, Seattle City Light is passionate about protecting the environment, giving back to the community, and remaining at the forefront of clean energy.

Career opportunities at City Light range from engineering and skilled trades to administrative and management—and everything in between. We are proud to offer high school and college internships and lineworker apprenticeships, as well.

Working at Seattle City Light

We value our customers and are committed to understanding their needs and exceeding their expectations. That starts with our employees, which is why we strive to build a diverse culture reflective of the community we serve.

Learn more about our Mission, Vision, and Values.

Commitment to the Community

We're deeply committed to supporting and bettering our community through neighborhood improvement projects, education programs, and public engagement. Our employees give back to the community through charitable programs and activities, including:

  • Employee Giving. More than $1 million annually supporting hundreds of community-based organizations throughout the region.
  • Volunteerism. More than 15,000 hours annually
  • Community Events. Representation at numerous events including Pride Parade, Duwamish clean-up, SolarFest, and many more

Learn more about how City Light gives back to the community. 

Commitment to Diversity

City Light is an active partner in the citywide Race and Social Justice Initiative aimed at eliminating racial disparities and achieving racial equity in Seattle. As part of this effort, we're committed to public outreach strategies that reflect the racial and cultural diversity of the Seattle area and include greater emphasis towards traditionally underserved communities.

We're also active supporters of the City of Seattle Women and Minority Owned Business (WMBE) program. Learn more about the program.

Join Our Team

Submit your application online or take your resume, cover letter and paper application to the Seattle Department of Human Resources. You’ll receive an email confirmation that your application has been received and will be contacted by a City Light recruiter if the position is a good fit with your experience and goals.

City Light

Debra Smith, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000
SCL_ExternalComms@seattle.gov

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.