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WorkForce West Virginia News & Highlights

If you were laid off after March 1, 2012, you and your family may qualify for a training grant.

Visit the WorkForce West Virginia Dislocated Miner page
for more information.



Find out about unemployment benefits and other services available to you Learn more.

COMMENTS REQUESTED. President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act(WIOA) into law on July 22, 2014. WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.   Input from the state and local workforce leaders, as well as other stakeholders, is critical to the success of WIOA implementation. WorkForce West Virginia would like to provide workforce system partners and stakeholders an opportunity to provide input virtually throughout the implementation period. Please email  with your questions, concerns and ideas regarding WIOA implementation.

WorkForce West Virginia has received an extension for the 2013 Severe Storm/Flooding National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor.



Recruiting Event for Legal Shield will be held October 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Martinsburg WorkForce West Virginia Office.

Truck Driver Hiring Event: Hoffman Transport will hold a hiring event October 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the WorkForce West Virginia Office.

Homeless Veterans Stand Down will be held Wednesday, October 29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Marion County National Guard Armory.

New World Pasta will hold a Job Fair on October 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Martinsburg WorkForce West Virginia Office.

MACY’S will be holding a Job Fair on Thursday, October 30th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the WorkForce West Virginia office in Martinsburg WV.

West Virginia Northern Community College and WorkForce West Virginia are pleased to invite you to participate in our annual Fall Career Fair on November 5th, 2014 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm in the B&O Building on WVNCC’s Wheeling Campus. WVNCC’s partnership with WorkForce West Virginia ensures you’ll meet employers excited to talk to you about their company and employment opportunities. Don’t miss the chance to par5ticipate in this free event!

Veterans and Job Seekers Job and Training Fair will be held November 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Chief Logan Conference Center.

The WV Community and Technical College along with the Veterans UpWard Bound program are hosting a Veterans Education Fair at the New Advanced Technology Center on December 4, 2014.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College will be holding resume writing and FAFSA workshops on the fourth Thursday of every month in the Charleston WorkForce West Virginia office. Learn more…

Veteran’s Only Job Readiness Workshop - The last Friday of every month at the WorkForce West Virginia office in Huntington.

Check out available Oil & Gas Jobs and Training

Featured Jobs


Updated 10/27/14


Customer Service Representatives, Fairmont ($16.00/hr)
Armed Physical Security Officer, Beckley ($20.30/hr)
Skilled Carpenter, Beckley ($44.63/hr)
Reimbursement Specialist, Fairmont ($17.00/hr)
Foreman, Shinnston ($15.00/hr)


CDL Positions

Class A

Feed Mill Driver (CDL A), Moorefield ($15.20/hr)
Temporary Class A CDL Driver, Ranson ($15.50/hr)
Tractor Trailer Operator –OTR, Huntington ($50,000/yr)
Class A&B Drivers with Tank, Wheeling ($18.00/hr)
Tractor Trailer Truck Driver, Gilboa ($16.00/hr)

Class A or B

Tractor Trailer Truck Driver, Gilboa ($16.00/hr)
Driver, Fairview ($16.50/hr)
Class A/B Water Truck Driver, Mount Clare ($19.00/hr)
Driver, Class B CDL, Morgantown ($16.50/hr)

Class A & B Drivers w/Tanker, Wheeling ($18.00/hr)

Class B

Driver/Laborer, Fairmont ($15.00/hr)
Driver, Class B CDL, Morgantown ($16.50/hr)
Water Truck Driver, Bridgeport ($16.50/hr)
Residential Driver, Bridgeport ($16.50/hr) 
Driver, Fairview ($16.50/hr)

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Positions open with the WV Department of Health and Human Resources
WV DHHR has many job opportunities whether you have a college degree, years of experience, or sometimes even straight out of high school/GED.  Some of our positions consist of Nursing, Child Protective Service Worker, Health Service Worker, Economic Service Worker, Child Support Workers, Office Assistants, Secretarial, Social Service Workers, and many other positions.  Please follow this link to learn more about the application process. If you have any questions feel free to call email us at

Apprenticeship Opportunities:

Mineral Wells: West Virginia Construction Craft Laborers’ Trade now accepting applications.
Bricklayer Apprentice, Fairmont

NEW FOR EMPLOYERS: Online filing has been improved and employers can now transmit unemployment separation information electronically. Learn more….