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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A Houseperson with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for cleaning and maintaining designated areas of the hotel and responding to guest requests in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean ro...
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 clea...
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. This role is for a limited term, which may last up to 6 months, and is located in Wheeling, West Virginia. Job Responsibilities : Create and edit...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
City: Elkins State: West Virginia Postal/Zip Code: 26241 The name Central Supply Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, has been synonymous with “service” for nearly 100 years and four generations. We serve our customers in communities throughout north and central West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania and western Maryland. While we strive to promote our main product lines of Ready-Mixed Concr...
City: Morgantown State: West Virginia Postal/Zip Code: 26501 The name Central Supply Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, has been synonymous with “service” for nearly 100 years and four generations. We serve our customers in communities throughout north and central West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania and western Maryland. While we strive to promote our main product lines of Ready-Mixed C...
Thank you for your interest in this job opportunity at our offices in the beautiful Stone Center, formerly the Stone and Thomas Department store, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Williams Leas Wheeling Center is growing. The following role is a planned expansion to our operation, which will provide support across a variety of service lines and clients. While we are acquiring applications now, we antici...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
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. Transcr...
HEALTHSOUTH Maintenance Mechanic Full-time in plant ops with on-call responsibilities. Previous experience required in maintenance, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, electrical or general repair. Experience in hospital or health care setting a plus. Nurse Manager Full-time position for energetic, enthusiastic RN with minimum 5 yrs nursing experience and 2 yrs nursing management with 24-hour accountab...
Company Confidential Hedgesville, WV, 25427
FRAMERS & CARPENTERS 304-620-1019 provided by The Martinsburg Journal...
Full-time Billing Clerk The City of Williamstown is currently accepting applications for the position of Utility Billing Clerk. West Virginia Public Employees Insurance and Public Employees Retirement benefits are available. Applications may be picked up at the: Williamstown City Building 100 W. 5th St. Monday thru Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM. The City of Williamstown is an equal opportunity e...
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Glen Dale, WV, 26038
*TOP JOB* FORKLIFT DRIVER Multiple Shifts Available Glen Dale, WV, manufacturing facility is currently seeking a motivated individual to perform material handling duties including operating a forklift. Must be team oriented and have at least 1 year of forklift experience. We require a High School education or equivalent. We are a quality based company with on the job training and training incr...
Company Confidential Martinsburg, WV, 25402
*MAINTENANCE* Carpentry, drywall, plumbing, for rentals. Troy, Potomac Housing: 304-267-1556 provided by The Martinsburg Journal...
Maintenance Tech Grand Central Mall is accepting applications for full-time Maintenance Tech. General duties are routine and limited semi-skilled manual work in general maintenance, construction and labor activities. Applicant should possess: *Valid drivers License & good driving record *Physical strength and ability to perform routine or heavy manual tasks *High school diploma or equivalent ...
This Is Where It Begins United Transitional Care Center at UHC Certified Nursing Assistants - Full Time and Part Time Provide patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with their care plan. Benefits at United Hospital Center Competitive Salary Health and Life Insurance Retirement and TSA Plans Vacation and Ill Time Tuition Reimbursement Flexible Scheduling Redu...
*TOP JOB* CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS Good Shepherd Nursing Home, the only 5 star rated facility in Ohio County, has full time and part time Certified Nursing Assistant positions available for all three shifts. Interested applicants must possess compassion and empathy towards others, while having a strong work ethic and a good attendance record. Excellent benefits are available after 90 days....
Company Confidential Wheeling, WV, 26003
Salesperson Opportunity with Wheeling firm to devlelop sales accounts in Oil & Gas market for electric motor services and products. Experience preferred. Reply to: Sales PO Box 4008 Wheeling, WV 26003 provided by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register...

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