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Applying for State Jobs - General Public

Whether you’re a first-time applicant, a returning applicant, or current State employee who wants to be established on one of our registers of eligible candidates, your first three steps will be the same. To begin applying for jobs in West Virginia State Government, you’ll browse through our list of job classes for which we are currently accepting applications, find one for which you wish to apply, and click the ‘Apply’ link. 

If you’re a first-time applicant, you’ll follow the instructions below to create an account and your application, and then apply. If you’re a returning applicant or current State employee, you’ll follow the instructions provided and DO NOT need to create another account or application (although you can make updates and edits to your information). 
 

STEPS FOR
FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS


 STEPS FOR
RETURNING APPLICANTS
  1. ​Browse job classes open for application.

  2. Choose one for which you qualify and wish to apply, and click on it.

  3. Click the ‘Apply’ button on the right-hand side.

  4. Click on ‘Create an Account.’ You’ll need to establish a Username and Password, so think of them before you begin. Your Username can be anything, but your Password must:

    • Be at least eight characters
    • Contain at lest one letter AND one number
    • Contain at least one symbol

  5. Complete the account form and save it.
     
  6. Complete your application form and name it (e.g., My Master App, Main Application, Primary, etc.). Begin listing your work and volunteer experience with your most current job and work backwards. 

  7. Once you complete your application and are satisfied with the information you’ve provided, click ‘Apply.’ 
  1. ​Browse job classes open for application.

  2. Choose one for which you qualify and wish to apply, and click on it.

  3. Click the ‘Apply’ button on the right-hand side. 

  4. Log in with our Username and Password.

  5. Select your application. You DO NOT need to create a new one. If you need to make changes or updates, do so and be sure to save the changes.

  6. When you’re comfortable with the information and details you’ve provided and/or updated on your application, click ‘Apply.’











​After you complete this process,
you can follow the instructions in the
column to the right for Returning Applicants
​ Repeat steps 1 through 6
to apply for each new job class

READY TO APPLY?
New Applicants Click Here

READY TO APPLY?
Returning Applicants Click Here

NEED MORE INFORMATION FIRST?
Click Here 

  

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