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Job Vacancies

The city is currently seeking qualified applicants for the jobs that are listed below. Please follow the instructions to apply for each job opportunity as they may vary depending upon the city department and the vacancy. Thank you for your interest in working for the citizens of Charles Town.

The City of Charles Town is currently seeking candidates to fill several positions in it’s Community Development Department.  Charles Town offers a competitive compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement programs.  Positions are open until filled with the first round of applications being considered on or after August 26, 2022.  Visit www.charlestownwv.us for more information.

  • Building Inspector/Code Compliance Official (Trainee) – Salary Range $32,500 – $79,900

This position performs the administration, inspection, and enforcement of all city codes related to public nuisances and zoning code compliance.  This position will also perform technical work, after receiving appropriate certifications, consisting of field inspections during construction, alteration, and repair on all structures to ensure state and local building code compliance.  Applicants will have three years of progressively responsible building trade, contractor, or related experience.  Applicants must also have a high school diploma/equivalent and a valid WV driver’s license.  Certification as a building inspector, completion of a building trade apprenticeship program, or an associate degree in a construction-related field may be substituted for experience.

To apply:  submit a completed city employment application form to the City of Charles Town, ATTN: Hiring Committee, PO Box 14, Charles Town, WV 25414.  An applicant may submit a resume with the city employment application but may not submit as a substitute.  Applications that are emailed to the city should be sent to hr@charlestownwv.us.  Complete job descriptions, lists of qualifications, and application forms are available for review at www.charlestownwv.us under the drop down menu Government – Job Vacancies.  The City of Charles Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.