Chris Kelly, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Essential UtilitiesA message from Chris Kelly:

Welcome to our careers page! As a premier infrastructure company, Essential offers a wide array of exciting and challenging opportunities for careers and jobs that support our mission to provide natural resources for life. We seek a talented, skilled and diverse workforce that values teamwork as well as a steadfast commitment to our customers and to the environment. Our two utilities, Aqua and Peoples, provide water, wastewater and natural gas services that families and businesses rely on in their everyday lives.

We recognize our employees are our greatest asset in delivering life’s most essential resources. The Essential companies, including our Aqua water and Peoples Natural Gas utilities, are committed to providing professional opportunities for career growth, competitive benefits packages and a respectful workplace to each and every employee across the communities we serve in our 9 states. We’re dedicated to creating a culture that empowers employees and where all feel welcomed, respected and recognized for their contributions. At our core, our team is about respect, integrity and the pursuit of excellence.

We’re Essential, and we’re glad you’re interested in finding out more about joining the team.

Chris Kelly
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Careers at Aqua

Aqua employs more than 1,600 people in a variety of roles within our eight-state footprint, ranging from field workers and customer service representatives who are on the front lines working with customers, to scientists and engineers who help ensure we’re delivering reliable water and wastewater services to our communities.

Corporate Citizenship

Aqua is dedicated to creating a sustainable working atmosphere by offering a broad array of programs to attract and retain the best employees, including employee wellness initiatives and comprehensive safety programming. We know that a satisfied employee provides long-term value, dedication, trust and superior performance. Learn more about diversity and inclusion, wellness and safety at Aqua.

Careers at Peoples

Peoples has been proudly serving Western Pennsylvania for more than 135 years, offering talented individuals the opportunity to serve more than 700,000 customers in the region. Peoples is more than your average natural gas utility. We have a vision to:

  • Provide valuable services to our customers
  • Encourage economic growth for businesses in our region
  • Improve the quality of life for our communities
  • Ensure that we are protecting our environment
  • Support our employees and partners
  • Focus on diversity and inclusion, wellness and safety