Why Work For Us?

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is a community employer of choice with a small company feel. Employees truly believe in the company mission and excellence in customer service – whether the customer is the general public or coworkers serving in another department.

Community Service

We believe in our responsibility to give back to the community in which we live and serve. BWL sponsors many community events throughout the year, and are proud to empower our employees with time to volunteer to make our community a better place.

Career Growth

Our apprenticeships put skilled trade workers through classes at Lansing Community College and offer on-the-job training to get Journeyman Licensure. We also provide ongoing professional development at all stages of your career.

1st S.T.E.P.

We believe in promoting from within and growing our own best employees through programs such as 1st S.T.E.P.– an on-the-job training program for high school students in their last semester of school.

Internship Program

We also have a top-notch internship program where all interns, whether engineers or accountants, tour all of our facilities and understand how their job fits into the broader scope of providing essential power and water to our community. 


BWL is constantly striving to earn top employer awards in every category. We were recently awarded the Michigan Certified Bronze Veteran Friendly Employer award!

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In addition to health insurance and retirement plans, we take benefits a step further with our award-nominated Wellness Program. We have fitness facilities in two buildings, offering group workout classes, meditation, nutrition seminars, and retirement and financial planning services.

Other benefits include:


Insurance: Medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, disability

Free physical wellness classes

Company challenges

Participation in area 5K races

Book Club

Golf League

Employee Assistance Program


Tuition reimbursement

Training and development

Longevity service awards

Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in employment with Lansing Board of Water & Light. Browse through the following to learn about available opportunities. If you have trouble viewing the list of opportunities below, visit our Career Portal.

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