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.

Download Employment Application

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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building department

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE INSPECTOR

The City of Charleston, WV is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Property Maintenance Code Inspector with the Building Department.  The position performs property maintenance inspections, issues citations and follow through with the citations in Municipal Court as required.  Primary duties and responsibilities include answering and inspecting property maintenance compliance, following-up with status checks in a timely fashion.  Performs other related duties and assignments as required.  Must have the ability to communicate and cooperate effectively.  Must have a High School diploma and a valid Driver’s License.  Related experience in the Construction Trade or related field is preferred.  Will be required to obtain applicable Property Maintenance Certification within 1 year of hire date.

Send resumes to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Charleston, WV 25330 through 5 PM 13th.  No phone calls please.  The City of Charleston is an EOE.    

parking system

FROM: June 29, 2015 to July 13, 2015

POSITION: Meter Enforcement

CLASSIFICATION: PG-3

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

DUTIES: Learn the requirements and laws of on-street parking.  Operate a meter patrol vehicle.  Operate a hand-held device to issue tickets to those who violate the laws for parking in the City of Charleston. To learn the process of collecting fine boxes and meters. The ability to walk the Midtown beat and carry at least 10 pounds of weight on occasion. To learn the vehicle boot process. Assist and fill-in for other positions when needed. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED.  
 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Experience in working with the Public. 

OTHER COMMENTS:  Must have a valid WV driver’s license and a good driving record. Must maintain neat appearance (uniform required). Ability to communicate, cooperate and work well with others. Ability to work well with the public.  Also ability to execute basic math and spelling skills. Ability to work under stress. Must maintain city speed limit at all times, drive according to city traffic laws. Must report all absences and call-offs per posted policy. Ability to work Saturdays. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Parking Director. 

traffic engineering

FROM: June 24, 2015 to July 8, 2015

POSITION: Foreman/Sign Shop

CLASSIFICATION: PG 6

WAGE/SALARY: $28,615.47 TO $34,082.93   

DUTIES: Schedule and supervise the installation and maintenance of signals.  Maintain material and supply inventory.  Obtain quotes for materials, supplies and equipment purchases. Use and supervise use of sign making system and software.  Assist with operation of truck-mounted street striper.  Assist in field with sign placement.  Perform minor mechanical work on departmental equipment.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Traffic Engineer.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED.  
 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Computer skills a plus. Previous traffic signs and Markings experience a plus. Must have a valid West Virginia drivers license. 

OTHER COMMENTS: Understanding of MUTCD needed. Must have good communication skills with the public and fellow employees. Ability to follow instructions.
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.     

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 jobs@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. 
 
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 sell 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