West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

  Jobs

Below you will find a list of recent press releases that relate to Jobs. Click Read More to view the full text of the press release.

Job Openings at UTC Aerospace Systems


January 31, 2014 - UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products...


Governor Tomblin Announces Sogefi Expansion to Create At Least 250 New Jobs


November 12, 2013 - Italian auto parts manufacturer will invest $20 million in Prichard, W.Va. plant...


Physical Agility Tests for West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officer candidates Oct. 25 or Oct. 26, 2013


October 24, 2013 - Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions that are open statewide...


Governor Tomblin Announces Toyota Motor Manufacturing of W.Va. to Expand


August 30, 2013 - Sen. Rockefeller praises Toyota's $90 million investment at its Buffalo, W.Va. plant...


Physical Agility Tests for West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officer Candidates May 17 or May 18, 2013


April 24, 2013 - Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions that are open statewide...


Become an Island Volunteer: Blennerhassett State Park Requests Your Assistance


February 28, 2013 - Volunteering at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park can be a fun and rewarding experience...


Governor Tomblin and Members of Congressional Delegation Announce NEG for WorkForce West Virginia


December 26, 2012 - $300,000 to help workers displaced after Hurricane Sandy...


Governor Tomblin Welcomes NGK Spark Plugs Expansion


December 18, 2012 - Kanawha County company announces 34 new jobs...


Governor Tomblin Issues Statement on Armstrong Hardwood Flooring Announcement


December 06, 2012 - Manufacturer expects to fill 145 jobs in Randolph County plant...


Physical Agility Tests for West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officer candidates December 7 and 8, 2012


November 16, 2012 - Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions that are open statewide...


Governor Tomblin Attends Ribbon Cutting for Gestamp West Virginia


October 15, 2012 - Gestamp announced in April its plan to invest at least $100 million and create a minimum of 400 jobs in West Virginia...


Gov. Tomblin Issues Statement Regarding Constellium


September 15, 2012 - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing contract negotiations between Constellium Rolled Products and United Steelworkers Local 5668...


Governor Tomblin Announces $1.34 Billion Investment Bringing 100 New Jobs to Marshall County


August 30, 2012 - Investment preserves an additional 250 TeleTech jobs...


Gov. Tomblin, Dept. of Transportation Announce Prichard Intermodal Facility Contract Award


August 30, 2012 - Facility expected to be operational in 2014...