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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police civilian
FROM: December 5 - December 19
 
POSITION: Records Division Tech
 
CLASSIFICATION: C-3
 
WAGE: $24,743.36 to $29,383.35  
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Data entry of criminal reports and warrants. Write reports from phone in and walk-up customers.  Provide administrative support for sworn officers. File and perform other related duties and assignments as required.  Ability to communicate and cooperateate effectively.
 
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED.  Data entry experience desirable.  Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.  Experience with copiers and fax machines needed.
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience working with the public. Experience requiring basic math computation. Must be computer literate.
 
OTHER COMMENTS: Must attend training and pass testing at the WVSP Academy for WEAPON/NCIC certification.  Must pass criminal history check and background investigation.  Applicant must sign a confidentiality agreement.
  
Refuse & Recycling
FROM: December 17 - December 31
 
POSITION:  Laborer/Route Helper
 
CLASSIFICATION: PG-2
 
WAGE: $26,229.94 TO $27,800.07  
 
DESCRIPTION OF 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: 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. 
 
 
public works
The City of Charleston, West Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Traffic Engineer.  The Traffic Engineer, reporting to the Director of Public Works, is responsible for performing, planning, directing, organizing and managing all professional and technical work
supporting and maintaining the City’s traffic control and traffic engineering systems.  Duties include, but are not limited to planning,
designing, managing and regulating the City of Charleston’s transportation systems, as well as managing the maintenance of pavement signs, marking, road stripping, streetlights and traffic signals.
 
FROM: December 15 - December 29
 
POSITION:  Traffic Engineer
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:  Proven candidates will have demonstrated prior supervisory experience, as well as knowledge of the principles, practices and methods involved in traffic systems and traffic engineering.  Successful candidates must be proficient in the operation of various computer software and hardware programs necessary to generate various databases, spreadsheets, graphs, reports,
memoranda and other data analysis.  Must possess effective oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work efficiently
and effectively with city administrators, department heads and thepublic.
 
EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s  Degree from an Accredited college or university with an emphasis on Traffic Engineering.  Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in the Traffic Engineering field involving the design, maintenance and operation of traffic control systems, with at least two years’ experience at a supervisory level.
 
Interested and qualified candidates should send vita, cover letter
and contact information of three professional references to:  City of
Charleston, Attn:  Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Charleston,
WV 25330.  By December 29, 2014.  No telephone calls please.
 
 
 
CHARLESTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSITION: School CrossingGuard

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 
  
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.
 
 
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