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We’ve identified a few jobs for which we have a critical and/or frequent need. After reviewing the list below, return to our Job Seekers site to review the full job postings and learn how to apply. Remember, this is only a partial list of our open jobs. Also, be sure to complete an Online Job Interest Card to receive automatic email notification of new job openings that match your interests.

CRITICAL NEED JOBS: For more information on these jobs, review the full postings or call the contact person listed. Note: The term ‘DHHR’ refers to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

  • Attorney General’s Office (jobs in this office are not covered by the Division of Personnel merit system) – The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General is looking for individuals to fill the following positions: Attorneys and Support Staff such as Administrative Support positions, Legal Secretaries, and Paralegals. Please visit http://www.ago.wv.gov/about/Pages/Employment-Opportunities.aspx for more information on positions and the application process.
  • DHHR: Critical need in many locations for Child Protective Service Worker, Child Protective Service Worker Trainee, and Social Service Worker 3. Call Vicky Means at 304-558-6814.
  • DHHR: Physicians and Specialists needed. Call 304-356-4819.
  • DHHR Medicaid Fraud Unit:  Investigator 3 - Medicaid Fraud Control. Call Nancy Crawford, 304-558-2055.
  • Hopemont Hospital (Preston County): Urgent need for Nurse 3, 3-11 and 11-7 shift supervisors, Asst. Director of Nursing, Nurse 3/ Staff Development, LPNs, RNs, Health Service Workers, and Social Workers. Call Brenda Thomas, 304-789-2411, ext 298.
  • Huttonsville Correctional Center (Randolph County): Correctional Officer. Call Cynthia Graziani, 304-335-2291.
  • Jackie Withrow Hospital (Beckley): Health Service Workers and Health Service Worker Trainees (CNAs). Call Serena Hamb, 304-256-6600 ext. 2018.
  • Manchin Health Center (Fairmont): Health Service Workers and Health Service Worker Trainees (CNAs). Call Cindy Palagino, 304-363-2500 ext. 115. 
  • Martinsburg Correctional Center: Correctional Officer. Call Kathy L. Cole, 304-267-0156, ext 306.
  • Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital (Huntington): Physician Specialist (psychiatrist), Medical Technologist, Nurse Practitioner, Office Assistant 2 (transcriptionist), Pharmacy Assistant, Cook, Health Service Assistants; Health Service Worker Trainees, Health Service Workers, Interpreter for the Deaf, and Nurses (LPN and Nurse 1, 2, and 3). Call Kieth Anne Worden, 304-525-7801.
  • Motor Vehicles (locations statewide): Customer Service Representatives. 
  • Mount Olive Correctional Center: Correctional Officer. Call Tonya Harrison, 304-442-7213.
  • Oil and Gas Inspectors: Critical need for Oil and Gas Inspectors - oil and gas experience required. Review the job posting and/or review testing preparation materials.
  • Sharpe Hospital: Nursing Director II, Cook; Food Service Worker; Health Service Worker; Health Service Trainee; LPN; Nurse 1, 2, and 3; Nurse 4 (Unit Manager). Call Debbie Quinn, 304-269-1210 ext. 360. 
  • State Hospitals: Recreation Specialists and Recreation Assistants are often needed at State hospitals.
  • State Tax Department: Tax has a critical need for bright and dedicated individuals to be a part of our team in a variety of disciplines including legal, research, investigations, compliance, auditing, accounting, computer networking, customer service, and business analysis. For more information about career opportunities in these fields, please go to www.wvtax.gov/taxcareers, e-mail Danny.W.Morgan@wv.gov or call 304-558-0760.  You may also enter “Tax” in the search engine on the Division of Personnel’s site to see our latest listings.
  • Veterans Nursing Facility (Clarksburg): Veterans Nursing Home Assistant Administrator, Nurse 3, LPN, Health Service Worker. Call Donna Smith, 304-626-1600, ext. 2066 or Lisa J. Taylor, 304-626-1602, ext. 2066. 
  • Welch Community Hospital: Nurse II and Nurse III. Call Keith Bishop, 304-436-5303, ext. 8614.



  • Accounting Technicians
  • Adult Protective Service Workers
  • Child Protective Service Workers
  • Child Support Specialists
  • Construction Workers - the Division of Highways has a continuous need
  • Cooks and Food Service Workers - all facilities
  • Correctional Officers - Division of Corrections, Regional Jails, and Juvenile Services (many locations)
  • Criminal Justice Specialists
  • Customer Service Workers - the Division of Motor Vehicles has positions in many locations statewide
  • Equipment Operators and Technicians - the Division of Highways has a continuous need
  • Economic Service Workers (determine eligibility for financial assistance) - many locations statewide
  • Environmental Resource Inspectors and Specialists
  • Health Service Workers - all Health facilities
  • Licensed Practical Nurses - all facilities
  • Lottery Positions: Investigators, Accountants, Technicians, and various other job titles
  • Office Assistants - we have a continuous need for highly skilled office support workers
  • Registered Nurses - all facilities
  • Secretaries - we have a continuous need for highly skilled office support workers
  • Social Workers
  • Tax Audit Clerk Trainees
  • Transportation Workers - especially those who are CDL-qualified; many locations statewide

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