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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civic center                 

From: August 13, 2014   To: August 26, 2014                            

POSITION: Skilled Operator                                                

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-4    

WAGE/SALARY: $27,203.82 TO $29,850.30        

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:   Must be organized and have a good communication skills. Primary duties include setting up equipment and supplies for events, i.e AV equipment, tables, chairs, exhibit decorating, laying exhibit carpeting, and receiving and delivery of freight. Heavy labor includes erecting basketball and volleyball flooring, building stages, unloading trucks, clearing snow, painting. General custodial duties to include cleaning restrooms, cleaning walls and seating areas, and floor maintenance. Secondary duties include weeding and trimming, painting, assists with preserving order and health and safety of patrons. Provide assistance with patron’s special needs, such as helping those with wheelchairs and other related task as assigned by management.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience working with the public. Supervisory responsibilities involving similar custodial work experience and similar job task. Must be computer literate in order to maintain maintenance records. Must be able to read and understand blueprints. Forklift certification, CDL preferred. Must have valid WV Driver’s License.

OTHER COMMENTS: Ability to communicate, cooperative and work well with fellow employees and public. Interaction with the public customers, and access to confidential information. Ability to work unsupervised as a team leader or team member after receiving assignment. Must adhere to safety regulations. 

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE                 

From: August 12, 2014   To: August 26, 2014                            

POSITION: Light Line Technician                                                 

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-5    

WAGE/SALARY: $28,379.02 TO $32,954.53        

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:   Perform preventative maintenance service operations, diagnosis and repair of mechanical concerns to City fleet vehicles.  Perform DOT vehicle inspections, complete reports which summarize vehicle condition and detail needed repairs.   Operate all fleet vehicles to verify symptom or fault correction.  Perform equipment test drives to confirm complete repairs. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. Must have a West Virginia CDL Class A Drivers License (or acquire within 6 months of hire date).    

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Three years or more of hands-on motor vehicle mechanical trouble shooting and repair exclusive of training. Technical   School graduate with major in either automotive or truck maintenance and repair.

OTHER COMMENTS:  Must have 2 ASE Certification.  Must hold or acquire a WV Motor Vehicle Inspector’s License all within 6 months of assuming the position.  Successfully demonstrate ability to perform repairs.  Achieve a satisfactory score on mechanic’s job knowledge written exam before assuming duties. Must be able to repair tires in the shop as well as in the field.  Must provide own mechanic’s hand tools of suitable quality and quantity.  
 
 
PARKS & RECREATION                 

From: August 15, 2014   To: August 29, 2014                            

POSITION: Utility Maintenance Worker                                                 

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-5    

WAGE/SALARY: $28,379.02 TO $32,954.53        

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:   Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of buildings, grounds and parks.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 5 years experience in repair and maintenance work.

OTHER COMMENTS:  Valid WV CDL Required. Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general repair techniques. Able to lift 50 lbs. or more.  
 
traffic engineering                 

From: August 18, 2014   To: September 1, 2014                            

POSITION: Signal Repairman                                                 

CLASSIFICATION:  PG-6    

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

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Install, adjust, maintain and repair traffic signal control equipment, school flashers, bridge warning lights and street lighting. Perform miscellaneous electrical duties.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma / GED required. Associate Degree in electronics and or Military electronics training is desirable. Must have minimum Journeyman’s Electricians License. Must have CDL. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: IMSA Traffic Signal Level I preferred.

THE CITY OF CHARLESTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER