Jobs in West Virginia

West Virginia Employment Information


West Virginia Overview


Thanks to energy resources and a fairly constant government presence, the West Virginia job market and economy remained relatively stable during the recession compared with other states. Most West Virginia communities have stabilized and are rebounding.

West Virginia Job Opportunities


Strong demand for coal, the discovery of shale gas in some regions and new drilling technologies are fueling the West Virginia energy sector. Along with gas and coal production, West Virginia career opportunities revolve around aerospace, biometrics, the chemical and plastics industries, and technology and research supported by West Virginia University and Marshall University. With a workforce of 800,000, the Mountain State claims to have one of the lowest employee turnover rates in the country.

The government sector accounts for more than 20 percent of jobs in West Virginia, followed by the trade, transportation and utilities and education/health services sectors. Most industries have been reporting job expansion in 2012 with the construction, education/health services, professional/business services, and leisure and hospitality industries showing the strongest percentage job gains.

West Virginia Employment Trends


West Virginia job conditions are positive. The unemployment rate, which peaked at 8.5 percent in 2010, had fallen to the 7-percent range by the first half of 2012. West Virginia payrolls have shown positive growth through most of 2011 and into 2012. Online hiring continues to show strong job gains in 2012.

Moody’s Analytics expects employment in West Virginia to increase 1.6 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, higher than 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply during that time.
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The Document Specialist is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include document creation and editing, document repair and recovery, and providing MS Word expertise. Job Responsibilities: Create and edit complex documents to specifications using expert word processing and advanced software knowledge. Transcri...
The Legal Proofreader is a member of the Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service to one of our legal clients. Responsibilities include grammar and verbiage corrections. This role is based at our offices in Wheeling, WV. Job Responsibilities: Identify and correct spelling, grammar, and verbiage errors in complex legal documents. Detect formatting and compositional errors in doc...
The Legal Document Specialist is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include document creation and editing, document repair and recovery, and providing MS Word expertise. Job Responsibilities: Create and edit legal documents to client specifications using applicable software. Transcribe tapes, scan and clean...
Position summary ■ The Expense Clerk is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to our client by ensuring compliance when creating, auditing, and submitting requests for expense reports. ■ This position is located at our offices in Wheeling, West Virginia. Job duties (* denotes an “essential function”) ■ * Create, process, and audit reimbursement reports for requesting party by...
*TOP JOB* JOURNEYMEN LINEWORKERS MonPower-Fairmont, WV Position will be based throughout the Mon Power territory at multiple locations in West Virginia. Position requires shift work, overtime and call-out response. Duties/ Responsibilities Under general supervision, engages in any work of construction, maintenance and repair of transmission and distribution lines. Education Requirements ...
Restaurant Assistant General Manager: At TA/Petro, a growing national Fortune 500 company, we’ve made a huge investment in the future. But for it to really pay off, we need to hire people who share our commitment. We’re looking for people who are dedicated to improving the quality of life on the road for professional drivers and the traveling public. We need people who understand the importance ...
Req ID: 12447 Do you want to “Fuel Your Career”? Do you have experience managing high volume operations in Retail, Restaurants, Travel Stop or Convenience, Big Box, Grocery, or Department Store? Do you have a proven track record of successful operations, providing exceptional customer service, and training and development? Love’s Retail Managers promote sales growth, ensure their teams are well t...
Description General Description/Primary Purpose The Express Store Supervisor will report directly to the Express Store Team Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of the operation in the Store Team Leader's absence. Description of duties and task essential job functions Evaluate associate's performance and coach them on performance-related problems and on their general development. (N/...
Description General Description/Primary Purpose The Express Store Supervisor will report directly to the Express Store Team Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of the operation in the Store Team Leader's absence. Description of duties and task essential job functions Evaluate associate's performance and coach them on performance-related problems and on their general development. (N/...
At Panera Bread, warmth is our business. It's what we do best. And for like-minded individuals who are ready to surround themselves with fresh food and great people, work has never felt so friendly. Join one of America's fastest growing neighborhood bakery-cafe concepts!Due to tremendous growth we are now hiring for a Assistant Manager. Seeking full service and fast casual managers with 1-2 year...
Come Join the Market Leader! Anixter is the world’s leading supplier of products used to connect voice, video, data, security systems, specialty electrical and electronic wire and cable for building construction, industrial maintenance and original equipment manufacturing. We’re also the leader in providing fasteners and C-class components to OEMs and production lines. We’re looking forPART TIME...
World leader in the habitat and construction market, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes building materials providing innovative solutions to today's challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2010 sales of €40.1 billion, Sint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has nearly 190,000 employees. In the UK and Ireland, some of the best known and respected ...
Work With People Who Put You First! Capital is seeking to fill immediate openings inMorgantown, WV forCertified Nursing Assistants(CNAs) with a minimum six months of experience in a long-term care or assistant living facility. Responsibilities Include: Measure vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and blood pressure. Assist patients with daily living (ADL’s) Monitor patients and repo...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a dedicated Customer Service Representative who wants to be part of a company that makes a difference in patients' lives. In this role, you will be responsible for performing all tasks and communication related to the intake of patient information concerning the service of durable me...
DENTAL ASSISTANT Meals Family Dentistry in Martinsburg, WV is seeking a DENTAL ASSISTANT for our patient focused and progressive practice. Consider joining our team if you are looking for a friendly work environment, excellent pay, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our office utilizes state of the art equipment, providing you the latest technology andtools to provide outstanding p...
Caregivers & CNAs TLC In home Care is looking for qualified Care givers, CNAs & Aides. Call 304-428-1960 provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel...
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*TOP JOB* PERSONAL CARE & HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES Looking for mature, responsible, caring individuals. Serve Hancock County only. Provide personal care and housekeeping services to senior and disabled persons. Hourly wage, paid vacation, paid holidays plus travel reimbursement. Will train. Contact HANCOCK COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES 304-564-3801 EOE & DRUG FREE WORKPLACE provided by The East Live...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...

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