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SDG&E to Host a Series of Virtual Recruitment Events in September

SDG&E Brings Back Instagram Recruitment Chats and Debuts Inaugural Virtual Diversity Career Fair to Support Local Economic Recovery

San Diego CA—As part of its ongoing efforts to support the region’s economic recovery, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will launch a campaign starting Sept. 9 to publicize job openings and recruit local candidates via Instagram chats and a virtual job fair on Microsoft Teams. Registration is not required to participate in these events.

With so many people still sheltering at home due to the pandemic, SDG&E has quickly adapted to alternative ways of reaching those who are seeking employment.

Instagram Recruitment Chats

SDG&E held its inaugural Instagram recruitment chats last year, which generated more than 750 job applications. The chats, which are being brought back due to popular demand, will take place on SDG&E’s Instagram channel (@sdge). Each chat will feature a human resources representative specializing in particular areas of recruitment. They will also offer interview and resumé tips. Here is the schedule of upcoming chats:

  • Chat #1: Sept. 9 with Kelly Wirth – Learn how to apply for laborer/line assistant positions
  • Chat #2: Sept. 16 with Bryanna Walker – Learn about professional careers & company benefits
  • Chat #3: Sept. 23 with Chrissy Conde – Learn about our Energy Services Specialist position and how to apply
  • Chat #4: Sept. 30 with Lisa Zelkind – Opportunities for college students & recent grads

Inaugural Virtual Diversity Career Fair

            In addition to the Instagram chats, SDG&E will host its first-ever Virtual Diversity Career Fair on Microsoft Teams on Friday, Sept. 24, starting at 9:30 a.m. All attendees need to do is click on this event link to participate. This new event is designed to further expand the company’s already diverse workforce, which currently consists of more than 50% people of color and 34% women. Prospective candidates can tune in live to listen to recruiters and current employees, ask questions and learn about job opportunities. Here is the schedule of the day:

  • 9:00 a.m. – Introduction
  • 9:20 a.m. – Careers in Construction for Women
  • 9:30 a.m. – Careers in Engineering
  • 9:50 a.m. – Careers in IT
  • 10:10 a.m. – Careers in Finance & Accounting
  • 10:30 a.m. – Careers in Customer Service

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra (NYSE: SRE). For more information, visit SDGEnews.com or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

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