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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ECI and Western ECI are currently seeking energetic professionals who enjoy working outdoors and that value the freedom of working independently. DUTIES: Our employees act as a liaison between the Utility company, their clients, contractors and customers. Responsibilities for this position include: Inspection and assessment of customer requests for pruning or removals, securing clear rights-of-w...
Ghent, WV, 25843
Lion's Den Adult Superstores are the adult specialty stores where sexy lingerie, adult novelties and videos, romance enhancers and bath and body products are sold to increase intimacy, sexuality, and romance. We currently have openings for part-time sales associates at our Ghent, WV location. If you excel at sales and customer service and are comfortable in our adult only environment, you could b...
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...
Ziegenfelder Company February, 2015   Cost Accountant/Analyst, Wheeling WV The Ziegenfelder Company is a family owned frozen novelty business based in Wheeling WV with production facilities in Wheeling, WV, Chino, CA and Denver, CO. Our growth and future success is credited to our dedicated teams. Our teams are passionate about serving each other and our consumers. We work well together, we wo...
Call Center Representative Justice Federal Credit Union seeks a Call Center Representative to provide product and service support through telephone interaction. The selected candidate will respond to questions, process transactions, and assist members and potential members in understanding and utilizing Credit Union products and services. Duties for this position include: Process member request...
Synopsis of Role: The Finance Consultant position is responsible for assisting team members in a variety of processes to include processing of Title IV, scholarships, and alternative loans as well as research and reconcile various financial aid disbursements. This position may also assist in processing military tuition assistance documentation and other forms of payment for tuition. Essential Fu...
Hiring Experienced Retail Assistant Store Manager Do you want to work with a stable company that is growing? We have been in business since 1963 and are having our best year ever. Our sales continue to increase. How? The result of hard work, quality products and excellent sales and customer service- AND GOOD PEOPLE. Do you want to be a part of this success? We are looking for people who: · Ar...
We are seeking a motivated and talented individual as a Project Manager to join our Team in the Williamstown, WV area. Minimum Requirements Include: Successful candidate should have 5+ years of prior experience managing multiple job sites. Ability to travel (50-75%) to job sites in Eastern Ohio, West Virginia, and other locations as required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and wri...
Inwood, WV, 25428
Taylor Farms in Inwood is Looking for someone to work in our shop to maintain and service our fleet of trucks, trailers, tankers and agriculture equipment. Experience is a must and a Class B CDL with tank endorsement is preferred. *Competitive Wages and benefit package *Must pass a drug and background check *Certifications is a plus!...
Novelis Corporation, the global leader in rolled aluminum and can recycling, has an opportunity at its Fairmont, WV plant for an experienced Industrial Electrician. The preferred candidates will have an unwavering commitment to engaging in safe working practices, a drive to learn new processes and procedures, and the ability to work as part of a team to achieve safety, quality and performance goal...
Job Description Title Transportation Specialist/ Truck Driver Salary TBD based on experience and driving record Supervisor(s) Ted Allen, Production Manager – Matthew Lambert, Assistant Production Manager Job Summary To Transport product and maintain trucks and trailers. To mentor employees that are training to get a CDL license. Manage logistics of trailers on the Stockmeier lot. Summary ...
Maintain the accounting records for all of the University Healthcare entities. Direct the establishment and maintenance of accounting principles, practices, and procedures in accordance with GAAP. Manage and/or provide oversight to the functions of general accounting, accounts payable, payroll, non-patient receivables, daily cash management, capital asset management, and financial reporting. Manag...
Dos idiomas. Dos culturas. Double the opportunities. As a bilingual Aflac sales agent you will use your two languages and two cultures to help companies determine what Aflac products are best for their employees. This is more than a sales position; it’s a career that provides work-life balance and achievable financial security. Best of all, it does not matter what kind of background you have; you...
*TOP JOB* LANDSCAPING/ LAWN MOWING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Seasonal work April - October APPLY IN PERSON ONLY Drug Test Required Panhandle Builders & Excavating 222 Langston Blvd Martinsburg, WV 25404 Equal Opportunity Employer provided by The Martinsburg Journal...
SERVICE COORDINATOR We're growing! A Full-time Service Coordinator is needed for our BEAVER OFFICE. Experience in I/DD Wavier preferred. A Bachelor's degree in the Human Service Field is required. Duties include assessment, service planning, linkage, referral, advocacy, crisis response planning, service plan evaluation and documentation. We offer a benefit package that includes paid mileage, heal...
CLINICAL SERVICES MANAGER NEEDED A Clinical Services Manager position is available in the Beaver Office of the Coordinating Council for Independent Living, providing oversight of services under the I/DD Waiver program. Requires a Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field plus at least one year's experience with the population to be served. The position requires travel throughout the southern pa...
FMRS HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC. COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER, PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES. ACT CASE MANAGER - BECKLEY, WV This opportunity is a uniquely rewarding and challenging position for an individual interested in working with a team of professionals / paraprofessionals to provide comprehensive behavioral health services to high risk consumers in the...
FMRS HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC. COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER, PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES. FULL-TIME & PART-TIME LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES This opportunity is a uniquely rewarding and challenging position for an individual interested in working with a team of professionals to provide services in a residential setting to individuals with substance abuse and...
Company Confidential Beckley, WV, 25801
Accountant / Controller. Summary: Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures. Essential Duties / Responsibilities: Maintain capitalization of assets, loan schedules and inventory calculations. Resolve accounting discrepancies. Pr...
Company Confidential Beckley, WV, 25801
Tax Manager. Summary: Responsible for managing multiple tax engagements; including corporate federal income tax returns and state tax calculations. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership and career advancement to the right candidate. Essential Duties / Responsibilities: Preparation and review of federal and state income taxes for the company. Must be knowledgeable with Product...

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