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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Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
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 ...
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...
St. John's Home for Children, a 12 bed Residential program for boys age 8-14 has the following regular FULL-TIME opening. Full time positions includes industry competitive wage, health insurance, retirement, paid time off and holidays. See qualifications & position/job descriptions at: www.stjohnshomefor children.org. Youth Care Worker Provide care, supervision and treatment of youth age 8-14 i...
Mineral Wells, WV, 26150
Job Description: This position contributes to the success of the Pepsi Beverages Company by leading a team of frontline employees to deliver orders to key customers in a fast-paced direct store delivery environment. Major Tasks, Key Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities: Manage a group of 15-20 delivery drivers (CDL qualified) Answer Field customer calls regarding deliveries and ensure 100...
*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 ...
Company Confidential Kingwood, WV, 26537
Automotive technician needed. New Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram dealer coming soon. Hiring for all positions. Full time, great work environment, flexible schedules, 4 day work week. Send resume to email in this ad....
Triadelphia, WV, 26059
*TOP JOB* ELECTRICIAN AND PLC ELECTRICIAN FULL-TIME Tunnel Ridge Mine located in Triadelphia, WV currently has two positions available at their Prep Plan location in Short Creek, WV. Electrician Coal Preparation Plant/ Surface Successful candidate must have the following: *Current Electrical Certification *Familiar with coal preparation process *WV Safety Sensitive card PLC/Electrician ...
Triadelphia, WV, 26059
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
National Vision, Inc. is the nations’ fourth largest optical company in the United States. We currently operate more than 700 retail stores with over 6,500 associates! The NVI team is made up of a dynamic group of individuals who have chosen National Vision because we embrace a culture that offers our associates opportunities to continue to grow for many years. Join the fastest growing optical co...
“One of the 10 best Sales Organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for personal and prof...
“One of the 10 best Sales Organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for personal and prof...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Cabell Huntington Hospital seeks a full-time Coding Compliance and Quality Auditor to work in our Health Information Management department. The purpose of this role is to provide quality audits, education, assistance with billing edits for the Coders in the Health Information Management Department. The incumbent would be responsible for ensuring accuracy, consistency and efficiency in relation to...
Cabell Huntington Hospital seeks a qualified, experienced Bariatric Program Manager. The Bariatric Program Manager is responsible for identifying potential areas of growth within the field of Bariatric's that have the potential to benefit the organiztion and shall assist in the development and implementation phases of approved new programs and services. The program manager will collaborate with th...
The Huntington Museum of Art, in Huntington, WV, accredited by the AAM, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as its next Executive Director. Our new leader will guide the museum with creativity and vision into its “next chapter,” positioning us to effectively serve a new generation while building on the successes and traditions of our past. The Huntington Museum of Art is nestled on fifty-two acre...
Cabell Huntington Hospital is seeking a Section Chief / Educational Coordinator for our Cytology division of the Lab. Primary Purpose: To supervise the Cytology section and to ensure the reliability of the diagnostic data. Incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the teaching program in the School of Cytotechnology in conjuction with Marshall University. Responsible for administrative dut...
Kennel help/ Vet Tech Assistant. Full & Part time. Cleaning & animal care. Apply in person with resume at: K.E.Y. Animal Hospital 855 Wardens Run Rd. Wheeling, WV 26003 No Phone calls please provided by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register...
St. John's Home for Children, a 12 bed Residential program for boys age 8-14 has the following regular FULL-TIME opening. This is a pilot position. Position includes industry competitive wage, health insurance, retirement, paid time off, holidays. Bachelor's degree in social service or related field OR working towards a bachelor's degree in a human service related field, and valid driver's license...

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