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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Company Confidential Kearneysville, WV, 25430
ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE Growing government contractor based in Kearneysville seeks accounting associate to fill a newly created position. Responsibilities include AP and AR data entry, monthly account reconciliations. Strong HR & office management experience required. Associate degree & 5-10 years accounting experience preferred. E-mail resume and salary requirement to *****. p...
Company Confidential Ellenboro, WV, 26346
Pilot/Escort Drivers Oil and Gas construction company based in Ellenboro, WV hiring Pilot/ Escort Drivers, CDL not required. Driving experience and clean driving record a must. Call 304-869-3799 provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel...
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...
STONEWOOD, WV, 26301
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 ...
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 ...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent, as well as Phlebotomy certification (where required) from an accredited agency · Completion of an approved phlebotomy training course (or equivalent) · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record · Minimum of 2 years of experience as a patient service technician/phlebotomist · Proficiency in the following: blood c...
Company Confidential Wheeling, WV, 26003
LEAD CARPENTER, CARPENTER HELPERS & LABORERS Transportation a must. Pay based on experience. Call Wes 304-280-0013 provided by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register...
Company Confidential Wheeling, WV, 26003
*TOP JOB* Multiple-entity Corporation in Wheeling is looking to hire a qualified individual for the following position: Accounts Payable/ Receivable Position Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, reconciliation of payments and receipts, customer invoicing, & the processing of supplier payments. Must be able to multi-task and excel in a fast paced environment. Computer skill...
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...
Description Position Summary: A Penske Technician I will diagnose, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning system...
Description Position Summary: A Penske parts clerk is responsible for inventory control, executing shop administrative tasks, and organizing day-to-day functions. Major Responsibilities: -Manage the tire and parts inventory for the assigned locations -Manage all the purchasing (except office supplies) -Handle warranty part ordering/returns -Process and manage receipts, payables, and invoice...
Executive level management position depended upon to serve effectively as a member of the team driving overall company success. Will be directly responsible for overseeing all aspects of the financial operations of this multi-state corporation doing business internationally. Description: The successful candidate will excel in partnering with others while providing the financial expertise and lea...
SEASONAL WAREHOUSE WORKER Weekly paychecks • Health Care • Other Great Benefits Work 1-3 days per week - earn extra money for the holidays! Are you looking for an additional job to earn extra money for the holidays? Do you have warehouse experience? If so, we have the job for you! We're hiring for experienced Warehouse Workers for a local client near you! If you have the qualifications we're l...
Dryer Vent Cleaners Earn $950.00+ Weekly, Will Train. Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-90...
United Talent is currently recruiting for: *Sports Organizer *General Laborers/Packers *Class A CDL Drivers Call for appointment (304) 893-5010 provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel...
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Company Confidential Parkersburg, WV, 26101
Senior Level Accountant Wanted Senior level accountant wanted for local CPA firm. Two to three years experience in individual and business taxes, bookkeeping and small non-profit auditing and all phases of public accounting. Lack of experience in any one area is not a rule out. Expectation of becoming a CPA is a plus. Strong growth potential in a 17plus year old firm. Potential for future owners...
Downtown Parkersburg Opening Soon! Apply in person at the WV Workforce Office Maintenance Breakfast Host/Hostess Housekeeping Great company with benefit opportunities! provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel...
*NOW HIRING!!* PATRIOT MARKETING Call Center Positions *Operation Managers *Customer Sales Representatives. Walk-ins welcome or call for interview at: 304-905-0397 provided by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register...
MonPower A FirstEnergy Company Mon Power is seeking candidates for.... Journeymen Lineworkers Positions 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 distr...

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