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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street department                

From: September 23, 2014   To: October 7, 2014                            

POSITION: Truck Driver                                                

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-3    

WAGE/SALARY: $26,709.86 to $28,801.50      

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Drive a dump truck, hauling and dumping road- building materials.  Assist the crew in the performance of their duties.  Drive a salt truck cleaning the streets of snow and ice.  Work overtime and irregular hours in the performance of these duties.  General physical labor and other tasks assigned by the supervisor or foreman.        

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Current WV CDL Class A or B driver’s license.  Must be able to work overtime as needed.  

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Construction experience preferred. Must have the ability to follow instructions.  Prefer a minimum of (two) 2 years experience hauling and dumping road building materials.

REFUSE & RECYCLING                

From: September 26, 2014   To: October 10, 2014                            

POSITION: Driver                                                

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-3    

WAGE/SALARY: $26,709.86 to $28,801.50      

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Pick up designated waste or recycling material in designated route(s) as directed by Route Foreman.  Pick up route efficiently, effectively and safely.  Truck must be gassed and oiled in the evenings and ready for the next shift. Daily reports and maintenance reports.  Responsible for the safety of helpers. Maintain schedule for Refuse and Recycling collection.  Follow all departmental and DOT regulations. Drive any vehicle within the department.        

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED.  Valid CDL Class A or B driver’s license.   

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to read a route map and street signs.  Good driving record. Must be punctual and able to work overtime as needed. In case of emergency may be required to work mandatory overtime. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public and observe all safety rules. Will use packers, trash trucks, and recycling trucks. Must observe all safety rules.

OTHER COMMENTS: Must be punctual and able to work overtime as needed. In case of emergency may be required to work mandatory overtime.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public and observe all safety rules.  Will use packers, trash trucks, and recycling trucks.  Must observe all safety rules.   

CHARLESTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSITION: School Crossing Guard

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 
  
Charleston Fire Department              
CITY OF CHARLESTON FIREFIGHTERS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
POST OFFICE BOX 2749 
CHARLESTON, WV 25330
 
NOTICE OF HIRING OF:
PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER
 
WHEREAS, on August 21, 2014, the Charleston Firefighters Civil Service Commission was notified by the Honorable Danny Jones, Mayor of the City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, that vacancies exist within the Charleston Fire Department for the position of PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER and has requested the Charleston Firefighters Civil Service Commission to establish an Eligibility List for appointment to the positon of Probationary Firefighter. 
 
THEREFORE, all persons desiring to seek employment with the Charleston Fire Department, City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, please TAKE NOTICE as follows:
 
1.A competitive written examination will be administered by the Charleston Firefighters Civil Commission at the Charleston Civic Center in the City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, beginning at 6:00pm on the 5th day of November, 2014. All applicants are required to check in with the Registration Desk at 5:30 p.m. on November 5, 2014.
 
2.To be eligible to take the examination, each interested person must file an application with the Charleston Fire Department, Recruiting Office, located at 808 Virginia Street West, Charleston, West Virginia, or at the City Clerk's office in the City Building, corner of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia.
 
3.Beginning on September 2, 2014 through October 17, 2014, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays), applications and study guides will be available for use in preparation for the examination. Applications and study guides may be obtained at the Charleston Fire Department Recruiting Office, or at the City Clerk's office in the City Building, corner of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia. All completed applications for the written examination for the position of Probationary Firefighter must be submitted to the Charleston Fire Department Recruiting Office, or at the City Clerk's office in the City Building, corner of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia, no later than 4:00p.m. on October 17, 2014.
 
4.(a) Applicants may not be under the age of 18 years nor over the age of 35 years on the date of his or her application. Satisfactory proof of age shall be required of each applicant upon submission of his or her application.
 
(b) All applicants must: (i) possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, (ii)have no felony convictions, (iii) have no convictions within five (5) years of a misdemeanor offense involving larceny, false swearing, gambling or other crime indicating questionable moral character, (iv) must have no habitual use of alcohol or drugs, and (v) must have a valid driver's license.
 
5. All applicants successfully completing the written examination for the position of Probationary Firefighter shall be required to submit to the following additional examinations:
 
(a)Pass one or more medical examinations on the requirements of NFPA 1582of the Standard on Medical Requirements for Firefighters. Inquiry about the Standard on Medical Requirements for Firefighters. Inquiry about the Standard may be made to the Fire Chief at the Recruiting Office. 
 
(b) Pass the physical agility examination that complies with the requirements of the Charleston Fire Department. Inquiry about these requirements may be made to the Fire Chief at the Recruiting Office.
 
(c) A background investigation to verify all pertinent information concerning applicant; and 
 
(d) Psychological testing to determine the applicant's suitability for appointment.
 
6. All written tests shall conform to the requirements of the Uniform Guidelines of Employees Selection Procedures, 28 CFR 50.14 and 29 CFR 51.53
 
Civic Center
POSITION: Box Office Ticket Seller
 
CLASSIFICATION: IPT (Irregular part time) called only when needed as event schedule dictates.
 
WAGE: $7.25per 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: $7.25 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: $7.25 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.
 

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