The following is a directory of Kanawha County WV top employers with direct links to the jobs they offer. This directory includes local city job links as well as the larger job posting boards. Kanawha County's primary city for this review is Charleston. Only sources that have job listing pages, business directories, and/or legitimate human resources contact listings are provided below.
Employers that appeared to have the highest potential for ongoing employment opportunities during a particular review are displayed with a . Positions shown here are used as a sample to convey the potential volume and types of positions you are likely to find. Always use the links provided in order to view an employer's most current job openings.
Kanawha County periodically hires for various departments such as Kanawha County Commission, Kanawha County Assessor's Office, Kanawha Parks and Recreation, and the Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Monitor their careers page for job openings as they become available.
Kanawha County Job Openings | Sheriff's Office Employment
The City of Charleston often has a number of job openings available. Open positions found on this review date included Solid Waste Laborer, Building Code Inspector, Meter Enforcement, City Engineer, Box Office Ticket Seller, Ticket Taker, Usher, and Laborer / Custodial Job.
City of Charleston Job Openings | Charleston Police Employment
The City of Dunbar is a small city located West of Charleston on the north-side of the Kanawha River. The city maintains an employment page with periodic vacancy posting.
City of Dunbar Job Openings
Continue scrolling down on this page for a listing of top employers with links to the jobs they offer.
Please note that the jobs listed in the Healthcare Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
CAMC Health System provides opportunities in allied health, nursing, physician opportunities, professional, support services, management
and clerical. Their site also provides a nursing career video. A sampling of open positions found included Phlebotomist, EKG Tech, LPN, Housekeeper, Charge Nurse, Clinical Nurse, HIM Quality Control, Security Officer, Nursing Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Physician Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant CMA, Pharmacy Tech, Physical Therapist, and more.
CAMC Health System Jobs
Thomas Memorial Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital are a part of the Thomas Health System. On this review date a high volume of openings were found in Charleston.
Thomas Memorial Hospital / Thomas Health System Jobs
Select Specialty Hospital was hiring. Open positions found on this review date included Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, Certified Occupational Therapist or COTA, Lead Respiratory Therapist, Occupational Therapist (OT), Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Registered Nurse RN, Respiratory Therapist (RRT, RT), Unit Secretary Telemetry Technician, Wound Care Nurse, Case Management Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Charge Nurse / RN Registered Nurse.
Select Specialty Hospital Jobs
Highland Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia provides intensive psychiatric/mental health inpatient services for adults, adolescents, and children.
Highland Hospital Jobs
Montgomery General Hospital advertises open positions for the positions of Registered Nurse RN, Certified Nursing Assistant CNA, Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, Medical Technologists and Medical Lab Technologists.
Montgomery General Hospital Jobs
FamilyCare is supported by funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and by funds from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
FamilyCare HealthCenter Jobs
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is comprised of five bureaus: Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities; Bureau for Child Support Enforcement; Bureau for Children and Families; Bureau for Medical Services; and Bureau for Public Health. DHHR has a statewide presence and employs nearly 6,000 individuals.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Jobs
Please note that the jobs listed in the Public School Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
Kanawha County Schools is comprised of 43 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, 8 high schools, and several other learning centers. Openings available on this review date included Elementary Assistant Principal, various Coaching Jobs, Office Clerical positions, Psychological Evaluator, After School Tutoring, Art Teacher, Lifeguard, Preschool Parent Assistant, Preschool Special Needs Teacher, Special Education Autism Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher, Basic Skills Teacher, Technology Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Special Education Mild Moderate Teacher, 1st Grade Teacher, Reading Teacher, 2nd Grade Teacher, Math Teacher, High School Art Teacher, Middle School Science Teacher, PE Teacher, Itinerant Autism Mentor Aide, School Custodian, School Secretary, Substitute Bus Driver, HVAC Mechanic, Certified Substitute Teacher, and Student Teacher.
Kanawha County Schools Openings | District Employment Page
Please note that the jobs listed in the Higher Education Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
West Virginia State University WVSU is the largest institution of higher education in the Charleston metropolitan area. The university offers 22 undergraduate degrees and 4 graduate degrees. Frequently there are employment opportunities for faculty teaching positions and administrative support staff.
West Virginia State University Jobs
University of Charleston Ranks among Top Regional Colleges according to U.S. News. The university employs approximately 300 professionals that include faculty, adjunct instructors, and support staff.
University of Charleston Jobs
BridgeValley meets the higher education, workforce development, and training needs for industries ranging from healthcare to manufacturing.
West Virginia University Institute of Technology / WVU Tech had a good variety of Professional and Administrative positions and faculty positions available on this review date.
West Virginia University Institute of Technology Jobs
Kanawha County Sheriff's Office periodically tests for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Selected candidates must attend 16 weeks of training at the West Virginia State Police Academy followed by Field Training. The starting salary for Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff is $37,000 with an increase of $38,000 post training / one year of service. Visit their recruitment page to learn more about how to become a Deputy Sheriff, civil service test dates, hiring brochure, and more.
Sheriff's Office Employment
Visit the City of Charleston Police Department's Police Officer recruitment page to learn more about how to become a Police Officer, requirements, hiring process, and police testing. The Charleston Police Department consists of 162 sworn personnel and 21 civilian employees. Specialized units include bicycle patrol, criminal investigations, K-9, and more.
Charleston Police Employment
Members of the West Virginia State Police receive training at the West Virginia State Police Academy, located in Institute, West Virginia. Upon appointment, cadets undergo an intense 25-week training program, and upon graduation serve a 12-month probationary period.
The West Virginia State Police Employment | Become a State Trooper | Crime Lab Jobs | Civilian Jobs
Official State of West Virginia Attorney General's Office, Child Protective Services, Corrections, State Hospitals, and more. The state often hires for positions such as Accounting Technician, Adult Protective Service Worker, Child Protective Service Worker, Child Support Specialist, Construction Jobs, Food Service Worker, Correctional Officer, Criminal Justice Specialist, Customer Service Worker, Equipment Operator, Environmental Resource Inspector, Health Service Worker, Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, Office Worker, Registered Nurse RN, Secretary, Social Worker, Tax Audit Clerk Trainee, and Transportation Worker.
Official State of West Virginia Job Listings | HOT JOBS: Critical & Frequent Need Job Information
The following West Virginia state departments have their own employment links:
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) | Transportation | Judiciary | WV Attorney General | State Police | Corrections | Department of Education | Higher Education | Auditor's Office | Justice / Community Services | Rehab Services | Public Service | State Treasurer | WVOASIS
WorkForce West Virginia offers one-on-one employment assistance and has the largest database of jobs in the state.
WorkForce West Virginia
Major newspapers in Charleston utilize WVJobFinder as their preferred job portal.
The Charleston Craigslist jobs section is a great resource that provides an open classifieds feel. Just make sure you are dealing with reputable employers before applying.
Craigslist Charleston Jobs
Staffing agencies hire on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Here you may find office work, accounting jobs, nursing jobs, general labor, light warehouse, industrial assembly jobs, management, call center, customer service, administrative, clerical, custodial jobs, and more.
Adecco Staffing | Elwood Staffing | Express Employment Professionals | Kelly Services | Manpower Inc. Staffing
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