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 Set for Thursday, Oct. 2, in Martinsburg


Charleston, WV - The Governor's Job Fair, aimed at providing job seekers with information on state government employment opportunities, is scheduled for Thursday. October 2, at the Morgan National Guard Armory ar 2096 Kelley Island Road in Martinsburg.  The event. which is open to the public, begins at 11 a.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.

A total of six statewide Governor’s Job Fairs have been coordinated to recruit qualified candidates for the state employment, particularly in 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.  A one-stop process will enable interested candidates to complete online applications, participate in on-site interviews with agency representatives and, in some cases, complete proper tests for certain positions.  Representatives from all state departments will be present to guide interested candidates through the state employment application process and discuss employment opportunities and benefits.

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

Governor’s Job Fairs have been conducted in Fairmont, Wheeling, Elkins, Huntington and Bluefield.

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

Contact Information

Diane Holley