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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

 Governor's Job Fair Offers Information On State Government Careers


CHARLESTON, W.Va.Department of Administration officials announced today a series of  Governor's Job Fairs to be coordinated throughout the state, beginning later this month. These fairs will provide job seekers with information on employment opportunities within state government.

Gov. Joe Manchin III is scheduled to attend the first Governor's Job Fair on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at the Fairmont Armory located at 1516 Mary Lou Retton Drive in Fairmont from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On-site interviews will be conducted with candidates, with special focus on critical need positions, including but not limited to, health service workers, nurses, correctional officers and counselors, forensic analysts, law enforcement officers, equipment operators and engineering technicians. 

Representatives from all state departments will be present at all of the Governor's Job Fairs to guide interested candidates through the state employment process and to discuss employment opportunities and benefits. The Governor's Job Fairs are open to the public.

"As like other businesses, West Virginia state government wants to be proactive in our employment recruitment efforts," said Governor Manchin. "The Governor's Job Fairs will open the doors of opportunity to citizens throughout our state who may want to choose a career in public service with one of our many state agencies, in areas such as health care, education, technology, law enforcement and the environment."

Future locations for the Governor's Job Fairs include Wheeling, Martinsburg, Elkins, Huntington and Bluefield. All job fairs will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Additional details on dates and locations are forthcoming.

Interested individuals are encouraged to bring their resume, proper identification and any other information they may wish to share with potential agency employers.

 For more information, contact the Division of Personnel at (304) 558-3950, ext. 57207 or visit its Web site at http://www.state.wv.us/admin/personnel.

Contact Information

Diane Holley
(304) 558-0661