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The New York Power Authority featured on Forbes: America's Best Midsize Employers

We combine state-of-the-art technology, advanced R&D, and leading-edge thinking to energize New York State with clean power, jobs, and energy industry leadership. To achieve NYPA's mission, our team includes some 1,900 talented people with an incredible range of skills and jobs: hydro engineers, power line repairers, wildlife habitat experts, museum professionals, policy experts and data pros—just to name a few. Our programs and policies provide our employees opportunities for challenge, advancement and career satisfaction. So are you ready to work where your work matters? Join us and help NYPA create The Energy of New York.

 

Why Work at NYPA?  We are mission driven, powered by relationships:

Power the economic growth and competitiveness of New York State by providing customers with low-cost, clean, reliable power and the innovative energy infrastructure and services they value.

Employee Benefits: NYPA Total Rewards

The advantages of being a NYPA employee don’t stop at collaborating with talented people on exciting and innovative projects. We also offer a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members. These benefits include healthcare coverage, ways to save for the future, and other resources to improve your well-being.

NYPA’s benefits can vary by location, union, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as part-time, or temporary employment.

Health - Our Medical plan options give you the flexibility to select the right health care coverage for you and eligible family members. You can also enroll in Dental and Vision plans as well as a Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care. We also provide a variety of insurance plans to select from based on your needs in addition to sick time, parental leave and NY State paid family leave.

Retirement– NYPA helps you plan for your future through retirement savings plan options.

Network of Support - NYPA cares about your health and well-being, both on and off the job. We offer a free Employee Assistance that provides 24/7 support, resources, and referrals for both your work and personal life.

Time Off – Take the time you need to care for yourself and loved ones, travel the world, and enjoy a healthy work/life balance. NYPA offers a flexible work schedule, paid vacation, and paid volunteer time off.

Employee Discounts – We like to help make things easier for our employees. Whether it’s through our commuter savings program, or through discounted gym memberships, we’ve got you covered.

Career Development – Grow your career with NYPA. We believe in continuous learning and development, we offer training and programs such as a Mentoring Program and training reimbursement with the purpose to ignite curiosity and inspire action for our dynamic workforce.


Note: NYPA, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to alter, amend or terminate any benefit(s) provided to its salaried employees at any time. Various benefits provided to bargaining unit employees are subject to applicable collective bargaining agreements, and therefore are not covered in this summary.

At the New York Power Authority, we are committed to supporting a sustainable Inclusion and Diversity initiative that embodies a culture of respect, collaboration, and equality.  

Core Pillars of NYPA’s Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Strategy:

  • Create an inclusive workforce at NYPA that encourages everyone to reach their full potential
  • Cultivate partnerships with various business units to make sure policy align with the needs of all NYPA employees
  • Establish NYPA as the leader in the Inclusion & Diversity space in Energy.

NYPA is Here To Protect
We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

 

The Sustainability program is driving sustainable performance across every business function of NYPA, from supply chain to waste management. We also encourage our employees to make smart choices in their everyday lives through a robust employee engagement program. Read more about the Sustainability program and how we empower employees in their personal efforts to decrease the impacts of human activity on the environment.

NYPA participates in the national Troops to Energy Jobs program. If you're a veteran with an interest in the energy sector, the program will help you train and prepare, giving you a roadmap for entry into highly skilled utility and engineering occupations within the energy industry.

8 Locations in NYS
1900+ Employees
1 Powerful Workforce

Connecting Communities

NYPA is Building Bridges: We empower the ERGs to articulate and highlight the value of employee based contribution to NYPA’s overall strategy.  Through partnerships and collaborations, both internal and external, ERGs increase cultural competency, strengthen internal business partnerships, develop subject matter experts and refine professional development. Recognized and established ERG’s are Women in Power, ECO, Veterans, LGBTQ, Generations, and the Multicultural group.

Impacting Our Region

NYPA’s Environmental Justice and Sustainability department underscores our commitment to underserved communities, and reinforces our historic dedication to environmental stewardship and sustainability. In short, NYPA embraces Environmental Justice and Sustainability as core corporate values.

Our Environmental Justice program is designed to improve the quality of life of our low income neighbors in communities where we operate. We do this by providing a portfolio of programs that address the unique needs of these communities. These include: STEM education, mentorships, professional development for teachers, and energy education and weatherization programs for low income homeowners.

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