City of Martinsburg

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

General Employment


The City of Martinsburg has immediate openings for full-time positions as a Public Works- Laborer-Street Department.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent required for position. Duties include performing various manual labor tasks for street and sanitation operations, performing traffic control in City crew work areas and cleaning and maintaining City vehicles.    

Position assists mechanics with shop duties, assists in City construction projects including digging drainage ditches, culvert maintenance, concrete work and repair of streets and roads. Duties include cutting grass, trimming and maintaining trees, and assisting in landscaping duties and brush removal. Loading and unloading of heavy material from trucks and/or vans is required.  

Employee must be able to meet all physical requirements of the job including the ability to work outside, regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and regularly perform physical labor. Valid driver’s license required for position. Pay grade 7-$28,786 with excellent benefit package. Application, available at or at City Hall-2nd floor, must be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St. Martinsburg, WV 25401, on or before Friday, August 17, 2018. EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.


The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the position of Utility Clerk.                            

This position encompasses a variety of technical, professional and administrative functions giving primary responsibility to utility billing and customer assistance. Secondary responsibility is to serve as backup to Cashier I.

High school diploma or GED equivalent required and a combination of three (3) years of general office, communications, records management, or collection experience. Some advanced education or training is preferred. This position requires knowledge of application software utilizing on-line real-time concepts. Knowledge and understanding of computer and data processing programs is required, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel. The successful candidate will have strong customer service orientation with positive customer service skills. Candidates must be able to work with difficult customers calmly and effectively. Applicant must be able to perform accurate, detailed and timely work. Applicant must have knowledge of municipal operations and comprehensive knowledge of applicable provisions of the State of West Virginia. Skill in operation of multi-line switchboard phone system and typical office machines is also required.

Compensation is a pay grade 8-$29,794 with excellent benefit package. Application and complete job description available at or at City Hall-2nd Floor, 232 N. Queen St. Martinsburg, WV 25401. Application must be filed with the HR Director, on or before Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA.  



The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the full-time position of Parking Attendant II.

Graduation from high school or GED, or any equivalent combination of education is required.

The Parking Attendant II travels assigned routes, reads parking meter dials, records expired meters on violation forms and issues citations. Responsible for maintaining computerized records for parking citation violations and delinquent accounts. Monitors and reviews billings and follows-up on delinquent parking fines. This position also provides information for parking violation notices or other related parking actions as required.  Responsibilities include processing all purchase orders related to parking department matters, answering all customer inquiries or requests for information, maintenance and repair of meters, replacing defective meters and, testing meters for accuracy.     

The Parking Attendant II will perform collection of parking revenue from individual meters using mechanical collection device and collect fine revenue from locked boxes at several locations. This position requires appearing in court when fines are contested. Position will perform related duties as assigned.

Applicants must be able to stand and walk for extended periods in the course of job duties and meet all physical requirements of the position. This position works outdoors in heat, cold and other types of weather events. A background check, physical and drug screen must all be satisfactory as part of the employment process. 

The position is a pay grade 8-$29,794 with an excellent benefit package. Applications are available on the second floor of City Hall or online at Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401 no later than Friday, August 17, 2018. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EEO/AA.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan

City of Martinsburg Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Human Relations Committee

Civil Service (Police and Fire)

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.