Since construction began in 2010, Mississippi Power’s Kemper County energy facility has ranked among Mississippi’s largest employers, providing jobs for up to 6,000 workers during peak construction and sustaining at least 12,000 direct and indirect jobs. The Kemper County facility also earns top honors for hiring military veterans.
At Kemper County, 20 percent of new hires have prior military service. Mississippi Power has always valued the diverse backgrounds and talents of the men and women who served in the military. In fact, 13 percent of all new hires to the company in 2014 have served in the military.
Mississippi Power’s parent company, Southern Company, ranks as the nation’s best utility for veterans, reservists and National Guard members. For the eighth consecutive year, G.I. Jobs has named Southern Company the highest-ranked utility in its annual Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® listing.