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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
As a Plumber in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a rewarding civilian career while installing and maintaining pipe systems in the Army National Guard. Like a civilian plumber, you will work on pipe systems for water, steam, and waste, as well as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Duties include reading drawings, plans, and specifications; planning the layout of pipe sy...
BLUEFIELD, 24701
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...
BUCKHANNON, 26201
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...
BUCKHANNON, 26201
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...
CHARLESTON, 25311
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...
ELKINS, 26241
As a Cannon Crewmember in the Army National Guard, you join a team that ensures the U.S. maintains its battlefield superiority. You will have the opportunity to learn and use high-tech cannon artillery weapons systems and artillery tactics and strategy – both of which translate into comparable civilian skills, such as familiarity with technology, strategic thinking, and decisiveness. Other dutie...
ELKINS, 26241
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...
FAIRMONT, 26554
Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by making sure all communications equipment is in top working order. And while you maintain signal support devices and terminals in the Army National Guard, you will be building skills that will help you in your civilian ca...
FAIRMONT, 26554
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...
FAIRMONT, 26554
As an Army National Guard Chemical Operations Specialist, you'll be there and prepared whenever a community is flooded, an earthquake shakes the foundations of a city, a hurricane makes landfall, or an enemy uses biological or chemical warfare. You will know what to do to evacuate the area, control the situation, and solve the problem. In order to perform these functions, you will be trained to ex...
GLEN JEAN, 25846
Imagine being able to tell your next employer: In the Army National Guard, I protected lives and property by providing on-site intelligence to my commanding officer that consistently resulted in safe passage of armored columns through hostile zones. Pretty impressive, no matter what career you're going after. As a Cavalry Scout, you are the eyes and ears of the armored division. You move ahead of...
GLEN JEAN, 25846
Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by making sure all communications equipment is in top working order. And while you maintain signal support devices and terminals in the Army National Guard, you will be building skills that will help you in your civilian ca...
GLEN JEAN, 25846
If you have an interest in maintaining and repairing precision electronics, then put it to good use in the Army National Guard as a Small Arms/Artillery Repairer. Army National Guard forces use an array of weapons, from small field artillery to large ballistic missiles. These generally use electronic firing, guidance, and launch systems that help locate targets, aim weapons, and fire them. It is t...
GLEN JEAN, 25846
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...
KENOVA, 25530
Are you one of those people who just instinctively see how things work? Are you the person people come to when they need to have something looked at or fixed? Put that talent to work in the Army National Guard. As a Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a civilian career while directly supporting the maintenance of chemical...
KENOVA, 25530
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...
Homeworld Acquisitions, Inc. is now looking for entry level reps to assist with our business development efforts.​ Through recent financial growth & success we have expanded throughout the entire Southern West Virginia area! We work with some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 clients while working out of the nation’s largest retailers! We are looking for professional and committed candidates who are...
Looking for motivated, licensed Hearing Aid Dispenser or Trainee This job is all about great customer service and sales, providing our patients with the best products and services to provide them with the ability to have more functional hearing. More than this, our inside sales team members are instrumental in helping our customers have the ability to more thoroughly participate in life! The right...
New Cumberland, WV, 26047
Linde is currently seeking a Bulk Driver to join the team in the New Cumberland, West Virginia area. Job Responsibilities: · Safely drive Linde commercial motor vehicles exhibiting defensive driving using Smith System principles · Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in all aspects of daily tasks · Work in accordance with all DOT and Linde standards and policies including but not limite...
URS Flint is a local oil & gas contractor seeking self- motivated working professionals with knowledge and experience in the following field positions: Safety Analyst, CDL Driver, Mechanic, Skilled Laborer, Equipment Operator, Welder, Welder Helper, Foreman, Bending Engineer, and Superintendent. All positions require 3-5+ years of related experience in the oil & gas industry. Individuals must be w...
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