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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refuse & recycling

FROM: May 14, 2015 to May 28, 2015

POSITION: Laborer/Route Helper 

CLASSIFICATION: PG-2

WAGE/SALARY: $26,229.94 TO $27,800.07

DUTIES: Pick up disposables (garbage, trash and recycling materials) in a timely manner.  Follow safe working procedures according to company and OSHA standard.  Practice good housekeeping on assigned unit.  Ride only on designated steps for that purpose.  Clean up spilled garbage.  Work effectively with driver who is in charge of the truck and other helpers.  Route helpers with CDL may be required to drive for override pay, if needed.  Route helpers are expected to assist in cleaning of unit the work on and any others if needed directed by route foreman.           

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to read street signs.

OTHER COMMENTS: OTHER COMMENTS:  Must have valid WV Driver’s license.  CDL  A or B preferred, but not required.  Operate the Steam Jenny to wash truck. Will use broom, shovel, pitchfork, operate unit system and hoist on trucks. Must be able to interact in a positive manner with the public. Observe safety rules, and must have ability to communicate effectively with the public. 

CHARLESTON SANITARY BOARD BUILDING AND GROUNDS

FROM: May 10, 2015 to May 25, 2015

POSITION: Treatment Plant Laborer/Truck Driver/Operator 

CLASSIFICATION: SBO-2

WAGE/SALARY: $31,930.01 TO $36,246.78

DUTIES: Performing all facets of manual labor required for upkeep, preventative maintenance, and repairs within CSB's buildings, grounds, and plant; hauling sewage sludge and grit to the landfill with CSB's dump trucks; upkeep and routine maintenance of CSB's dump trucks and other plant fleet; and assisting with operating, performing preventative maintenance, and repairs of CSB's plant equipment.           

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED. Must have a valid WV Commercial Driver's License Class A (CDL-A).

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must have experience performing manual labor, experience driving single and tandem axle dump trucks and pulling equipment trailers; good mechanical aptitude.

OTHER COMMENTS:  Must be able to work mandatory overtime. Work is outdoors located throughout the CSB's treatment plant. Perform any and all duties assigned by Forman or Supervisor.

******* If interested in applying for this position, please note that a signed copy of this job posting will not be accepted.  You must apply directly to the CSB by mailing a completed job application or current resume to: Charleston Sanitary Board, 208 26th Street, Charleston, WV 25387-1818. Attn: Human Resources Manager.

street department

FROM: May 6, 2015 to May 20, 2015

POSITION: Operator (Night Shift) 

CLASSIFICATION: PG-4

WAGE/SALARY: $27,203.82 TO $29,850.30

DUTIES: Operate various equipment such as gradall, backhoe, dozer, grader, dump truck, roller, paving machine, sweeper, water wagon, etc.  Drive salt truck cleaning streets of snow and ice.  Perform general labor and overtime as needed.            

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or GED.  CDL Class A or B driver’s License is required. 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum two years of experience required.

OTHER COMMENTS: Ability to follow instructions and communicate well with the public and fellow employees.

Municipal Court

FROM: May 5, 2015 to May 19, 2015

POSITION: Assistant Deputy Clerk 

CLASSIFICATION: C-3

WAGE/SALARY: $24,743.36 TO $29,383.35

DUTIES: Prepare court documents, collections and receipts, participate in court sessions, maintain data base, data processing, provide customer service through email, phones and window service, other office work. Correspondence with Department of Motor Vehicles, assist with docket preparation. Arraign Defendants.          

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Paralegal or Legal experience preferred 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma

OTHER COMMENTS:  Job requires confidentiality, a back-ground check, and employee must be bonded. Shift work required.  

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. 
 
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 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