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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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KINGWOOD, 26537
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
KINGWOOD, 26537
Army National Guard Machinists provide the critical knowledge, expertise, and skills needed to repair broken parts, modify old ones, or fabricate replacements for all equipment. They achieve this by operating lathes, drill presses, grinders, welding gear, and other machine shop equipment. Duties could include: working with these tools, as well as measuring work with calipers, micrometers, and rule...
You don’t have to have a sales background to be successful in this role! In fact, several successful American Income Life Insurance Sales Professionals have come from various different backgrounds. Consider a career change from Customer Service, Real Estate or the Military to name a few. What Are You Worth? Beginning a sales career with American Income Life Insurance Company is your Opportunity Un...
Inwood, WV, 25428
You don’t have to have a sales background to be successful in this role! In fact, several successful American Income Life Insurance Sales Professionals have come from various different backgrounds. Consider a career change from Customer Service, Real Estate or the Military to name a few. What Are You Worth? Beginning a sales career with American Income Life Insurance Company is your Opportunity Un...
Description PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and specialty Products Company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in...
KINGWOOD, 26537
As a Carpentry and Masonry Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will develop the skills you need for a rewarding civilian career while building and maintaining physical structures in the Army National Guard. Through the use of your basic carpentry and masonry skills, your responsibilities will involve general heavy carpentry, structural steel, and masonry duties that include the fabrication,...
KINGWOOD, 26537
Join the Army National Guard as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist and become one of the Army's preeminent tactical and technical explosives experts. EOD Specialists are the Soldiers who are trained, equipped, and integrated to attack, defeat, and exploit unexploded ordnance, improvised explosive devices, chemical, biological, and nuclear ordnance, and weapons of mass destruction. Spe...
KINGWOOD, 26537
Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National Guard Petroleum Supply Specialist you will ensure the proper handling, storage, and shipment of petroleum-based products, such as oil, fuel, and compressed gas. These are skills you will learn that could lead to a rewarding c...
KINGWOOD, 26537
It's said that an army marches on its stomach. If that's the case, you can be the Soldier who keeps the Army National Guard marching on. In the Army National Guard, the Food Service Specialist takes care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to meet the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how...
KINGWOOD, 26537
Army National Guard Unit Supply Specialists make sure the unit and fellow Soldiers have what they need when they need it. In this role, your keen eye and management ability will keep warehouse functions running smoothly and keep the Guard moving forward. As a Unit Supply Specialist, you will oversee the shipping, storage and supply of Army National Guard equipment. This includes receiving, inspect...
MAXWELTON, 24957
Are you good with computers but looking for a little more excitement than is usually experienced in a cubicle? Then join the Army National Guard as a Field Artillery Tactical Data System Specialist. As part of an elite field artillery team, you will operate tactical data systems on a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) while learning in-demand computer skills. The Army National Guard Field Artill...
MILLWOOD, 25262
Airfields. Roads. Dams. Buildings. Name the project, and the Army National Guard builds it. And to do it, they need to move tons of earth, debris, and building materials. That's where the Horizontal Construction Engineer comes in with bulldozers, cranes, graders, and other heavy equipment. As a Guard Horizontal Construction Engineer, you will use heavy machinery to level earth for runways and road...
MILLWOOD, 25262
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
MONAVILLE, 25601
Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support...
MOOREFIELD, 26836
Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support...
MOUNDSVILLE, 26041
Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support...
MOUNDSVILLE, 26041
Dreaming of a health care career? As a National Guard Health Care Specialist, you will address the health care needs of civilians after natural disasters or civil emergencies. You will also be the first line of defense against injuries and illnesses suffered by our Soldiers through the administration of immediate emergency care and ongoing care and support. After extensive Army medical training, y...
PARKERSBURG, 26101
Airfields. Roads. Dams. Buildings. Name the project, and the Army National Guard builds it. And to do it, they need to move tons of earth, debris, and building materials. That's where the Horizontal Construction Engineer comes in with bulldozers, cranes, graders, and other heavy equipment. As a Guard Horizontal Construction Engineer, you will use heavy machinery to level earth for runways and road...
POINT PLEASANT, 25550
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
POINT PLEASANT, 25550
Energize your future by joining the Army National Guard as a Utilities Equipment Repairer. Utilities Equipment Repairers maintain and repair electrical equipment such as electric motors and electric tools. Some of your duties as a Utilities Equipment Repairer may include maintaining, testing, and repairing electric motors; inspecting and repairing electrical equipment; inspecting and repairing ele...
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