City of Martinsburg

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

General Employment

City of Martinsburg, West Virginia

Utilities Director

Utilities Director

The City of Martinsburg, West Virginia, located in the heart of the Eastern Panhandle, is seeking a Utilities Director to supervise the operations of two water treatment plants and one wastewater treatment plant and associated infrastructure.

Graduation from college or university with a degree in Environmental Science, Public Health, Public Administration or Engineering or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience related to the supervision of staff, construction, repair and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection or treatment systems or any equivalent combination of education and related experience.

The Utilities Director works under the direction of the City Manager and oversees a staff of 25 employees within the Utilities (Water and Sewer) Department.  

Salary range $59,878-$110,774 negotiable, dependent on qualifications, with comprehensive benefit package.

Complete position summary, facilities and job description available at  

Applications due March 31, 2020. Position will remain open until filled.

Submit resumes to:

City of Martinsburg

Attn: Human Resource Director

PO Box 828

Martinsburg, WV 25402

EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.  

Job description for Utilities Director

Information Regarding the City of Martinsburg Utilities Department

City of Martinsburg

Stormwater Program Interns

Three Positions

 The City of Martinsburg has three (3) positions available in the Public Works Department for:

Stormwater Program Summer Interns

Summer intern positions will focus on digitizing past construction files and all relevant infrastructure data, collecting new information in the field, digitizing and georeferencing existing engineer drawings of stormwater infrastructure and the creation and/or maintenance of a geodatabase of all collected field data and documentation. This will include processing all collected data to the MS4 infrastructure map, creating a digital inventory and uploading to a network drive. Interns will also contribute to other duties and projects as assigned.  

The summer intern positions are for a twelve (12) week period working approximately forty (40) hours per week with no benefits at a rate of $13.00 per hour. This is an ideal opportunity for upper division students with a major in environmental studies or related field. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be able to meet all physical requirements of this position.

Resumes may be emailed to the City of Martinsburg Human Resource Director at Applications are available online at or at City Hall, 2nd floor. Deadline for consideration is Tuesday, March 31, 2020 with start date to be determined. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EEO/AA.     

Job Description for Stormwater Intern

The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for four (4) positions as Temporary Seasonal Part Time Laborers-Public Works. This temporary seasonal employment, typically working 40 hours per week, will be for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days. Pay rate is $13.00 per hour with no benefits. 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 no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2020. EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. 

Job Description for Seasonal Laborers


 The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for full time Laborer positions in the Public Works and Water-Sewer Departments.

Wage is $29,074 annually, full benefit package. Full details, job description and General employment application can be found online at  under Careers. Application deadline is Wednesday, April 15, 2020. EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. 

Job Description Public Works Labor

Job Description Water/Sewer Labor

 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.