City of Martinsburg

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

General Employment

CITY OF MARTINSBURG

TEMPORARY SEASONAL PART TIME LABORERS

TWO POSITIONS

The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for two (2) positions as Temporary Seasonal Part Time Laborers-Public Works. This temporary seasonal employment will be for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days. Pay rate is $13.00 per hour with no benefits. This is a forty (40) hour per week temporary position. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Successful applicant will possess knowledge of small equipment, various common hand and power tools, light motorized vehicles and all tools associated with manual work assignments.

Candidate must be able to perform heavy manual tasks for an extended period of time including potentially lifting garbage and/or recyclables and be able to meet all of the physical requirements of this position. Work is generally outdoors in all types of weather.

Candidate must be able to work safely and be able to work positively with the public.

Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or online at www.cityofmartinsburg.org no later than Friday, May 24, 2019. Students meeting the requirements, women and minorities encouraged to apply. EEO/AA

Job Description for Seasonal Laborers


CITY OF MARTINSBURG

FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER II

 The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Dispatcher II. Shifts of 4PM-Midnight or Midnight-8AM will apply-no day shift available. High school diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices and two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

 The successful applicant will monitor telephones and radio in the dispatch center, answer all incoming calls and ascertain the nature of the call, dispatch police vehicles for emergency responses, maintain a log on radio and telephone communications, input data into the computer system, and other related duties as required.  The successful applicant must be able to deal with the public and staff of the Police Department in a calm, rational and reasonable manner in often stressful situations. Must have teletype certification or be able to obtain teletype certification timely. 

Starting wage of $31,916 with an excellent benefit package. Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or online at www.cityofmartinsburg.org no later than Friday, May 31, 2019. EEO/AA.Women and minorities encouraged to apply. 

Job Description--Dispatcher II


The City of Martinsburg Police Department

Police Secretary

The City of Martinsburg-Police Department has an opening for the position of Police Secretary.

 Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting or bookkeeping and two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality required. Knowledge of computer programs, electronic data processing and basic accounting principles. Effective communication, both verbal and written required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, department heads, associates and the general public.      

Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, secretarial and administrative duties in keeping official records, maintaining inventories and providing administrative support to all Police Department staff. Assists in the administration of the standard operating procedures of the department. Must demonstrate strength in organizational skills. Works under the close supervision of the Police Chief and undertakes any and all duties as assigned. 

 $30,837 (current pay scale) with excellent benefit package. Application available at www.cityofmartinsburg.org or at City Hall-2nd Floor, must be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St. Martinsburg, WV 25401, on or before Friday. June 7, 2019. EEO/AA.   

Job Description Police Secretary


 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan

City of Martinsburg Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Human Relations Committee

Civil Service (Police and Fire)

Notice of City of Martinsburg Fire Civil Service Exam

FIRE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

NOTICE OF JUNE  2019 TESTING

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION AND

CERTIFIED LIST OF ELIGIBILITY FOR THE

POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER/EMT-BASIC IN

THE MARTINSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT


Notice is hereby given that the Martinsburg Fire Civil Service Commission is accepting applications to test for the position of Firefighter/EMT-Basic in the Martinsburg Fire Department. The individuals that successfully satisfy all the requirements will remain on a list of eligible candidates for a period of three years in the event an opening does occur.

In order to be placed on the list of eligible candidates, an interested person must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application. (Copy of birth certificate MUST be submitted along with application).
  • Secure from the City Recorder’s office, or online at cityofmartinsburg.org (employment section), an application for the position of Firefighter/EMT-Basic. Applications must be completed and returned to the City Recorder’s office no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  • Undergo and achieve a passing score on a physical agility test. Failure to achieve a passing score will eliminate candidates from proceeding further through the process. Candidate MUST get clearance from physician to participate in physical agility test.
  • Undergo and achieve a passing score on a competitive written examination.
  • Appear for appropriate oral interviews.
  • Undergo a complete medical examination testing the applicant’s general physical condition in a manner prescribed by the Commission.
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. Copy MUST be submitted along with application.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Copy MUST be submitted along with application.
  • Must obtain certification as an EMT-Basic by the WV Office of Emergency Medical Services within ninety (90) days of employment with the City of Martinsburg Fire Department. Individuals with a current EMT-Paramedic or EMT-Intermediate certification are encouraged to apply.
  • Must live within 20 air miles of the Courthouse at the corner of S. Queen Street and W. King Street within 90 days of employment.

Anyone not meeting the above requirements, as set by the Fire Civil Service Commission, will not be placed on the list of eligible candidates.

The starting pay for Firefighter/EMT-Basic is $ 37,907 plus automatic overtime of $3,218 for a total salary of $41,125 ($41,536 as of June 30, 2019).  Employees of the City of Martinsburg are offered a range of fringe benefits including; vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, health/life/vision and dental insurance benefits, longevity pay and fire pension plan, all of which the Firefighter is entitled to.

New hires that possess a current EMT-Paramedic through the West Virginia Office of Emergency Services or are certified elsewhere as an EMT-Paramedic and are able to obtain legal recognition as an EMT-Paramedic by the WV Office of Emergency Medical Services within ninety (90) days of first date of employment will receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus, with new hires being required to sign a minimum of two year commitment with the City.

MARTINSBURG FIRE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION EEO/AA.


Police Civil Service Commission

Notice of Testing

Competitive Examination and Certified List of Eligibility

 to Probationary Police

Officer in the Martinsburg Police Department

 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the West Virginia Code 8-14-13, that position(s) for the rank of Probationary Police Officer exist in the Martinsburg Police Department and will be filled by appointment by the City Manager from a list of eligibles certified by the Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission.


In order to be placed on the list of eligibles, an interested party must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 40 at the time of application.
  • Secure, from the City Recorder’s office or online at cityofmartinsburg.org, an application for employment for the position of probationary Police Officer. The correct Application MUST be completed, verified and returned to the City Recorder no later than 5 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019. Applicants will be notified of the time and place of testing, and must undergo and achieve a passing score on a competitive written exam, date, time and location TBD in July 2019.
  • On the date of exam, successful applicants will achieve a passing score on a physical agility screening test for WV state and local law enforcement officers. Certification of a physician will be required prior to participating in any physical testing and must be presented on the day of the exam.
  • Undergo a complete medical examination testing the applicant’s general physical condition in a manner prescribed by the Commission.
  • Undergo a complete psychiatric examination testing the applicant’s mental stability for appointment in a manner prescribed by the Commission.
  • Submit to and cooperate with authorities in a background investigation as to the applicant’s suitability for the position.
  • Appear for scheduled oral interviews.
  • Submit to any additional examinations as to the applicant’s suitability for the position in a manner prescribed by the Commission.

Probationary Police Officer is a pay grade 18, beginning at $42,028 ($42,448 as of July 1, 2019). Employees of the City of Martinsburg are provided a range of fringe benefits including vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, health/life/dental and vision insurance, longevity pay, police pension and modified take home vehicle policy.

Applicants with a current WV Law Enforcement Certification will receive a $3,000.00 sign on bonus, if hired.

West Virginia residency is NOT required, however, officers must live within 25 air miles of the Town Square within 90 days of employment.

Anyone not meeting the above requirements, as set by the Commission, will NOT be placed on the list of eligibles. The City of Martinsburg is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission.


The City of Martinsburg is always accepting police and fire applications, which will be placed on the list for notification for the next test. There is no way to determine when that is, as we do not know when we may have turnover or when the current list of eligible candidates might be exhausted.

Please read excerpts to the right of the page from the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for further information on the testing process.

Applications can be emailed, mailed or dropped off in person to the address provided at the top of the application.