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Protecting our planet and our community from extreme wildfires

Ronda Strauch is a Climate Change Research and Adaptation Advisor for Seattle City Light As wildfires begin to blaze in the Southwest, it’s clear that wildfire risk reduction is an important investment in protecting our planet. Although wildfire is a natural disturbance event, wildfire can be unwelcome in the wrong… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Alexandre Noble, Electrician Constructor Apprentice

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light?  About seven months Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m an electrician constructor apprentice. My job is to learn as much as I can while helping journey workers complete various types of maintenance… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Donna Chen, Talent Acquisition Specialist Assistant

The Basics  How long have you been at City Light? Four years  Business Unit: People & Culture Role: As part of the Talent Acquisition team, I create a fulfilling recruitment experience for candidates throughout their recruitment cycle. This includes scheduling interviews and testing assessments, sending notifications, coordinating background checks (e.g.,… [ Keep reading ]

City Light & King County Announce Opening of New Electric Bus Charging Base

On Wednesday, March 30, Seattle City Light joined King County Metro and the City of Tukwila to celebrate the opening of the Metro Transit South Base charging facility for Metro’s new fleet of all-electric buses. The facility supports efforts to provide accessible electrified public transit for south King County communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Hernann Ambion, Senior Public Relations Specialist

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? I’ll hit eight years of service at City Light this March. I interned at City Light in 2013 and returned as a full-time employee in 2015.  Division: Communications   Tell us about your role: I support community outreach efforts in the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Patrick Sweeney, Employee Services Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Just over eight years; started in December of 2013. Division: Talent Acquisition & Workforce Development. I’ve been in People & Culture the entire time! I started in Talent Acquisition, moved to a division administrator role, and am now in Employee… [ Keep reading ]

Influential Women In City Light History

March is Women’s History Month. City Light’s past includes groundbreaking women who made notable impacts on the utility sector, skilled trades, and the course of our utility. To celebrate their work, read about some influential City Light women from days gone by. Alice Ross If J.D. Ross was the “Father of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Kristina Pham, Enterprise Change & Business Process Manager

The BasicsHow long have you been at City Light? I joined City Light in September 2021. Before that, I was with Seattle Information Technology for six years. Division: Chief of Staff team in the General Manager’s Office Tell us about your role: I lead a utility-wide program where we will… [ Keep reading ]

Electric Vehicles: Your Questions Answered

In our 2021 customer satisfaction survey, six in ten customers told us they don’t currently own or lease an electric vehicle but are interested in getting one. To help you make informed decisions about electric vehicles (EVs), we have compiled a list of common questions and facts about this clean,… [ Keep reading ]

Does your yard need a spring cleaning? We have tips to keep you safe.

It’s hard to believe that spring is here again! Our Vegetation Management team has a few tips to keep you safe before you put your green thumb to good use in your yard. When working with trees, shrubs, hedges and vines, be sure to look up, look around and be… [ Keep reading ]