Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

CITY OF CHARLESTON JOB POSTINGS

To apply for any posted position, perspective candidates must submit an Employment Application to the Office of Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. of the posting closing date.  Employment Applications can be obtained by selecting the link below, or in person at the Office of Human Resources.

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Employment Applications can be submitted in one of the methods listed below:  

By Email:        jobs@cityofcharleston.org
 
By Facsimile:  (304) 348-8055
 
By Mail:         City of Charleston Office of Human Resources
                    Attn:  Recruiting & Workforce Development
                    P.O. Box 2749
                    Charleston, WV  25330
 
In Person:      Charleston City Hall
                    Office of Human Resources
                    501 Virginia Street East, Suite 304
                    Charleston, WV  25301
 

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CITY OF CHARLESTON

POSITION: Event Coordinator at the Charleston Civic Center 

The City of Charleston seeks a qualified individual to serve as  an Event Coordinator at the Charleston Civic Center.  This position provides sales and  services including event coordination, planning, oversight and execution to ensure the client activity is successful.  Daily job activity includes booking and scheduling convention spaces, preparation of work orders, client invoices for facility services and meeting with clients to determine event requirements.  Must be available to work flexible hours.  Effective written and oral communication and computer skills are required.  Bachelors degree or equivalent combinations of educational and related work experience in the industry.

Send resumes to Human Resources, P. O. Box 2749, Charleston, WV  25330 through 5 PM May 4th.  No phone calls please.  The City of Charleston is an EOE.

City of charleston

POSITION: Engineer  

The City of Charleston is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position of Traffic Engineer.  The Traffic Engineer shall be responsible for conducting traffic impact studies, transportation flow analysis and for ensuring the safe, efficient and convenient flow of vehicles and pedestrians on city streets and roadways.  Successful candidates will have at least five years professional experience in highway, transportation and/or traffic control planning and design, with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas:      

  • Transportation and traffic flow studies
  • Street and roadway design
  • Traffic safety analysis, road safety audits and transportation planning
  • Temporary traffic flow design
  • Roadway studies, alternative analysis and traffic impact studies
  • Multi-modal planning studies and implementation
  • Applied research and implementation

Preferred candidates shall possess a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Transportation, Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering or other related field and three years supervisory experience.  The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package.  Starting salary based on experience and qualifications.  To apply, submit resume and cover letter to City of Charleston – Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Charleston, WV  25330.  The City of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer.  No telephone calls please.  

municipal court

FROM: April 27, 2015 to May 11, 2015

POSITION: Deputy Clerk  

CLASSIFICATION: C-4

WAGE/SALARY: $25,352.04 TO $30,141.85

DUTIES: Provide for efficient functioning of Municipal Court through varied office work, preparation of court dockets and participation in court sessions. Fine and Bond collection and receipts. Maintain computerized data base with data processing. Provide customer service through email/phones/window. Assist in training new staff. Filing and organization of Records.  Arraign defendants.         

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma, Paralegal Degree or college preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Previous office experience. Computer experience.

OTHER COMMENTS: Must be able to interact with the public in a positive manner. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality. Participate in court software training program. Must pass criminal history and background investigation. Must be bonded. Job includes occasional shift work, overtime and weekend call-out duty.  

parking system

FROM: April 27, 2015 to May 11, 2015

POSITION: Floater / Utility Worker   

CLASSIFICATION: PG-3

WAGE/SALARY: $26,709.86 TO $28,801.50

DUTIES: To fill in for the PG parking system employees when and wherever needed. To provide general cleaning and light maintenance to the equipment used in Parking System. To open and close all city parking buildings. To assist with snow removal and changing lights in the parking buildings. To check and transport parking system vehicles to equipment maintenance for inspection and repairs.         

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Must have a valid WV Driver's License.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Basic mechanical skills, basic math computation, experience working with the public. 

OTHER COMMENTS: Must be able to work weekends and until 1AM. Must be able to work all hours and fill in at all locations.

civic center

FROM: April 21, 2015 to May 5, 2015

POSITION: Box Office Assistant   

CLASSIFICATION: C-4

WAGE/SALARY: $25,352.04 TO $30,141.85

DUTIES: Assist office manager with coordination of all box activities to include:Participate in all aspects of fiscal reporting such as balancing event receipts, preparing deposits, printing various reports. Prepare and account for all tickets sales monies for each event.  As many as 20-25 events may be on sale simultaneously.   Facilitate event sales activity such as preparing scaling per promoter instruction, creating and placing hold categories, administering presales, on- sales, day of shows sales.  Communicating with promoters in the absence of the Box Office Manager.  Assist Box Office personnel with sales, train new employees. Communication with patrons to resolve seating issues or complaints.  Facilitate the implementation of a group sales database. Establish and operate a group sales campaign for certain events.  Clerical tasks as needed in the Administrative Office such as a relief on the telephone, switchboard, filing, typing.         

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Computerized ticketing experience helpful but not required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, Adding Machine, Copy and Fax Machines needed.

OTHER COMMENTS: Must have excellent communication and organizations skills.  Nature of work requires the exercise of considerable independent judgment.  Handles considerable confidential information regarding events.  Must have considerable exposure to public and clients.      

spring hill cemetery park

POSITION: Seasonal Laborer

WAGE/SALARY: $8.75/hr (No benefits provided for seasonal labor) 

The City of Charleston is accepting applications for seasonal employees to maintain the grounds of Spring Hill Cemetery Park.  Grounds will be maintained by performing mowing and trimming using a variety of fuel powered and hand held tools and equipment.   Apply by emailing application to hr@cityofcharleston.org or in person at the office of Human Resources 501 Suite 304 Virginia Street East Charleston WV 25331.  The City of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer. 
 
parks and recreation

POSITION: Seasonal Lifeguard

WAGE/SALARY: $9.00/hr (No benefits provided for seasonal labor) 

The City of Charleston is accepting applications for seasonal Certified Lifeguards, must be certified in CPR/First Aid and Lifesaving. Apply by emailing application to hr@cityofcharleston.org or in person at the office of Human Resources 501 Suite 304 Virginia Street East Charleston WV 25331.  The City of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer. 

CHARLESTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSITION: School CrossingGuard

SALARY: $10/hour

HOURS: 7:45am - 8:25am and 2:45pm - 3:05pm on school days

DUTIES: To assist the students to cross the street or roadway safely, and not act as an enforcement officer.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: HS diploma/GED. Must possess valid WV driver’s license
 
SEND RESUMES to:  
Human Resources, 
PO Box 2749
Charleston, WV 25330 
  
Civic Center
POSITION: Box Office Ticket Seller
 
CLASSIFICATION: IPT (Irregular part time) called only when needed as event schedule dictates.
 
WAGE: $8.00per hour
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Primary responsibilities are to sale admission tickets to patrons at events.
 
 EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. 
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience working with the public. Experience requiring basic math computation. Must be computer literate.
 
OTHER COMMENTS: 
-Ability to communicate, cooperate and work well with fellow employees and the public. 
-Ability to follow directions as given and ability to execute basic math skills. 
-Must have valid driver’s license. 
-Ability to work unsupervised after receiving assignment. 
- Does include days, nights and weekends
- Must have telephone or cell phone and transportation to and from facility.
 
Once you have completed the application to be a Box Office Ticket Seller bring it to the Administrative Office at the Charleston Civic Center. (Do not mail or take the application to the City of Charleston Personnel Office). If you are going to be close to the Civic Center, you may stop by and pick up an application in the Administrative Office on the second floor from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday.
 
Civic Center
POSITION: Ticket Taker
 
CLASSIFICATION: IPT (Irregular part time) called only when needed as event schedule dictates.
 
WAGE: $8.00 per hour
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Must be organized and have good communication skills. Primary responsibilities is to collect or scan admission tickets and passes from patrons at events, greet patrons attending events, examine tickets or passes to verify authenticity, refuse admittance to persons without tickets or passes.  Must be dependable, well groomed, have telephone or cell phone (no long distance telephone numbers) and transportation to and from facility. Able to stand for long period of time and able to walk up and down stairs. Ability to follow instructions and communicate well with the public and fellow employees.
 
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. 
 
OTHER COMMENTS: 
- Can not pick and choose which event you will work
- Does include days, nights and weekends
- Work 3 plus hours per event when called
- Must be on time for shift 
 
Once you have completed the application to be a ticket taker, bring it to the Administrative Office at the Charleston Civic Center. (Do not mail or take the application to the City of Charleston Personnel Office). If you are going to be close to the Civic Center, you may stop by and pick up an application in the Administrative Office on the second floor from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday.
Civic Center
POSITION: Usher 
 
CLASSIFICATION: IPT (Irregular part time) called only when needed as event schedule dictates.
 
WAGE: $8.00 per hour
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Must be organized and have good communication skills. Primary responsibilities is to assist patrons, check tickets to make sure patrons are in the correct location and assist them to their seats, guide patrons to exits or provide other instructions or assistance in case of emergency, provide assistance with patrons' special needs, such as helping those with wheelchairs, direct patrons to restrooms, concession stands and telephones, settle seating disputes and help solve other customer concerns,  Must be dependable, well groomed, have telephone or cell phone (no long distance telephone numbers) and transportation to and from facility. Able to stand for long period of time and able to walk up and down stairs. Ability to follow instructions and communicate well with the public and fellow employees.
 
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. 
 
OTHER COMMENTS: 
- Can not pick and choose which event you will work
- Does include days, nights and weekends
- Work 3 plus hours per event when called
- Must be on time for shift 
 
Once you have completed the application to be an usher, bring it to the Administrative Office at the Charleston Civic Center. (Do not mail or take the application to the City of Charleston Personnel Office). If you are going to be close to the Civic Center, you may stop by and pick up an application in the Administrative Office on the second floor from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday.
 
 
CIVIC CENTER
POSITION: Laborer 
 
CLASSIFICATION:  Part Time - annual hours will be no more than 1,039
 
WAGE: $9.50 to 10.00 per hour
 
WORK SCHEDULE:  Various Shift work - Monday thru Sunday.
 
JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:  Performance of event setup and custodial duties related to operation of a large public assembly facility.
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Primary duties include setting up equipment and supplies for events, i.e. AV equipment, tables, chairs, exhibit decoration, laying exhibit carpeting, and receiving and delivery of freight.  Heavy labor includes erecting basketball and volleyball flooring, building stages, unloading trucks, snow removal, landscaping, painting.  General custodial duties to include cleaning restrooms, cleaning walls and seating areas, and floor maintenance.  Secondary duties include weeding and trimming, painting.
 
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. 
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Experience working with the public.
 
SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, AND LICENSES:  Must be able to read and understand blueprints.  Must be organized and have good communication skills.  Valid WV driver's license required.  Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs and have full range of motion.
 
EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY USED:  Buffers, floor scrubbers, pallet jacks, steam cleaner, automatic drills, and various hand tools.
 
OTHER COMMENTS:  Ability to communicate, cooperate and work well with fellow employees and the public.  Interaction with the public, customers, and access to confidential information.  Must adhere to safety regulations
 
 
 

THE CITY OF CHARLESTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER