Frequently Asked Questions

Application Process

  • To view and apply for open positions at Peabody, go to the Work With Us page on PeabodyEnergy.com, then click Search Career Openings. The most recently posted jobs will automatically display, and you can search for opportunities at any of our facilities by using the Search and/or Advanced Search features. 
  • To submit your resume / CV, go to PeabodyEnergy.com/Work-With-Us and click Search Career Openings.  From the Peabody Career Portal, you have several options:
    • Create an account and upload or create a resume / CV to apply for a specific job,
    • Sign in to an existing account and upload or create a resume / CV to apply for a specific job,
    • Sign in to LinkedIn to refer the Peabody Career Portal to your LinkedIn profile in application for a specific job, or
    • Submit a resume / CV to our searchable database without applying for a specific job.
  • If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please let us know the nature of your request. Visit the Contact Us page for contact details by location.
  • You cannot submit your resume / CV via email or post.  To be considered for an open position at Peabody, you must apply online at PeabodyEnergy.com/Work-With-Us. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please let us know the nature of your request. Visit the Contact Us page for contact details by location.
  • Candidates will be contacted via email or phone by a Peabody representative in regards to their application, the selection process, etc. Ensure you monitor the email address you used to create your account.
  • The selection process typically involves resume review, phone or video interviews for qualified applicants, on site interviews, pre-employment medical assessment (including drug screening), psychometric assessments (if applicable for the role) background screen, reference checks and a formal job offer.
  • Application requirements vary based on the position. Please refer to the position description for specific requirements.
  • In general, if you are an international applicant then you must have the right (Visa and or Work Permit) to work in the country you apply for work.


Technical Support

  • If you have forgotten your username and/or password, click the Forgot Username or Password? link in the Sign In area on the right side of the Peabody Career Portal and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • If you receive a message saying your account is locked, you will need to wait 24 hours before attempting to sign in again.  After the 24-hour waiting period has expired, you may then try the Forgot Username or Password? link again. Three unsuccessful logon attempts will lock your account for another 24 hours. If you are having trouble accessing your account, call 314-342-3400 and ask to speak with the Applicant Tracking System Administrator. 
  • If you are having troubles accessing a job posting on our site or are experiencing technical difficulties, confirm you have internet connectivity by opening your internet browser and navigating to another website.   
    • If you do not have internet connectivity, contact your service provider.
    • If you do have internet connectivity and are trying to apply via a third party site (e.g., Indeed, Monster, etc.), try navigating to the Peabody Career Portal and applying directly from there.
    • If you do have internet connectivity, are applying directly from the Peabody Career Portal, and are still experiencing problems, call 314-342-3400 and ask to speak with the Applicant Tracking System Administrator.
  • If you are having trouble uploading your resume / CV, try re-saving the document in a .pdf or .doc format and uploading it again.
  • To create/subscribe to job alerts:
    • Create a profile on the Peabody Career Portal
    • Click the Searches link from your main profile page and then click Search for Jobs
    • Click the Advanced Search link, specify your search criteria, and then click Search
    • Click Save Search, name the search, indicate how frequently you wish to receive updates, confirm your email address, and then click Save.
    • TIP:  You may create as many Searches as you like.  Make sure each search is unique and does not contain more than one selection from each area (e.g., Country, State, or Job Category). 
  • To discontinue/unsubscribe from job alerts:
    • Click the Searches link from your main profile page
    • Locate the Saved Search you no longer want to receive job alerts from
    • Click the drop-down arrow next to Actions
    • Click Delete


Graduates & Students

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.