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: August 26, 2015 to September 10, 2015

POSITION: Laborer (Night Shift)

Classification: PG-2

WAGE/SALARY: $27,279.14 TO $28,912.07

DUTIES: Street sweeping, cleaning ditch lines, shoveling asphalt, snow, concrete etc.  Laying pipe, installing guardrail, cleaning up leaves, collecting trash and any other duties assigned by supervisor. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma / GED.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Some construction experience preferred. Ability to follow instructions.  Must have valid WV Drivers license.

OTHER COMMENTS: Cleaning snow and ice from city streets at irregular hours. Labor tasks related to special events. Able to work irregular hours and overtime when needed.
 
animal control officer

FROM: August 21, 2015 to August 28, 2015

POSITION: Animal Control Officer

WAGE/SALARY: $30,670

DUTIES: Control and capture of animals running at large, response to citizen complaints, canine bites, vicious dogs, and the reporting and issuance of citations for violations.  Enforcing state and local laws on domestic animals, including animal cruelty response.  Must be available for call-out at night and on weekends.

Uniformed response to calls for service regarding issues of animalcontrol.  Transport and/or capture of injured, at-large, or vicious dogs or cats.  Work within Kanawha County Humane Association shelters direction. Bring cases to Municipal Court, prepare reports and testimony against those charged with animal control or cruelty violations.  Performs other related duties and assignments as required.  Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively.  Upkeep/maintenance of vehicle, equipment, uniform.  Monthly activity reports and attendance at designated meeting or roll-calls. Represents department in community regarding animal issues.
 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma/GED.  

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Prior experience preferred.  Become familiar with state and local laws on domestic animals. Valid WV Driver License. Use 2-way radio with police channels and pager.  

Send resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 2749, Charleston, WV 25330 through 5:00 pm August 28, 2015.  No phone calls please.  
 
CONSTRUCTION

FROM: August 19, 2015 to August 28, 2015

POSITION: HVAC Technician

WAGE/SALARY: $32,588

DUTIES: Maintain all heating and cooling systems, including maintenance.  Repair heating and cooling units.  Replace heating and cooling equipment as directed by CPM.  Must be able to work alone, on roofs, in attics, on ladders and man lifts.  Repair of plumbing systems. Performs other related duties and assignments as required.  Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively.  Assist with all construction and remodeling projects as needed.  Help maintain all city owned tools and equipment.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: HVAC certification, universal Freon certification, valid driver license, High School diploma/GED.  

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  HVAC training-schooling, trouble shooting problems with HVAC systems.   

Send resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 2749, Charleston, WV 25330 through 5:00 pm August 28, 2015.  No phone calls please.  
 
parking system

FROM: August 13, 2015 to August 27, 2015

POSITION: Head Cashier (Two Positions

Classification: PG-5

WAGE/SALARY: $29,514.18 TO $34,272.71

DUTIES: To oversee daily operations at an assigned location including the staff, equipment, cleanliness and security.  Complete daily deposits and monitor parkers and payments. To complete reports and keep records on daily and monthly parking revenue. To deliver efficient and friendly customer service to all patrons.    

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma / GED.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a Valid WV Drivers License. Experience working with the public.  Experience with basic math computation.  Must have computer experience.  Cashiering experience helpful.   

 OTHER COMMENTS: Ability to communicate, cooperate and work well with others.  Ability to greet and serve the public with a positive and friendly attitude.  
 
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
 
 
 

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