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Military Commitment

ColorAt Westar Energy we recognize and appreciate your dedication to military service. Sacrifices you and your family have made for our great Nation have not gone unnoticed. As a Veteran, we value the unique skillset that only military service experience can provide. Leadership, loyalty, integrity, are traits that Westar Energy holds in high regard and uses in our daily operations. From the Leadership of Westar Energy, we would like to thank you for your service. All Veteran’s are encouraged to visit the Westar Energy Careers page and apply for a promising career. With your military experience, you posses a wealth of talent that can transition to a career with Westar Energy.

Westar Energy’s military commitment includes:

  • Separating active duty service members from all branches
  • Veterans, including those with service connected disabilities
  • National Guard Members
  • Reservists

At Westar Energy, we hire Veterans

Just ask the more than 170 veterans that are currently working at Westar Energy.  Some of these veterans are still serving in the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, or United States Army Reserve.


Military events

  • Fort Riley Career Fair and TAPS class
  • Kansas National Guard Armory
  • Manhattan Armory Career Fair
  • 891st Engineering Battalion Annual Training
  • ACAP Career Fair
  • McConnell Air Force Job Fair
  • Military Veteran Project, local sponsor
  • Wounded Warrior Career Fair - Spring
  • Fort Leavenworth Career Fair - Spring

Military Job Shadow Program Opportunities

Thinking about Westar Energy before you transition from the military but still unsure? Request to be part of the Military Job Shadow Program. This program gives prospective military employees who are currently serving and within 6 months of separating from the Armed Forces, the opportunity to participate in the Military Job Shadow Program.  Military personnel who are interested in pursuing a career at Westar will be given the opportunity to shadow a designated Westar employee for one day.  This gives you a perfect opportunity to see why Westar Energy is a great place to work.  You will get to experience the culture of the company and spend time with a professional Westar Employee to gain a real understanding of how Westar Energy powers lives.  If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Kim Konecny, at (785)-575-6484 or email Kim Konecny.

Thank you for your dedication to our great Nation. We encourage you to build a candidate profile on our careers web page. Take a few minutes to create or modify your employment profile and to specify your preferred working criteria for future openings matching your interests. If you have any questions about careers at Westar Energy or the energy industry please contact Kim Konecny, at (785)-575-6484 or email Kim Konecny.

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Westar Energy - Taking energy to heart

Westar Energy is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer | Minority | Female | Disabled | Veteran

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