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Employment Opportunity – Code Inspector / Property Maintenance

The City of Parkersburg is currently hiring for the position of Code Inspector / Property Maintenance

Job Description:  Code_Inspector_Property_Maintenance

Applications available at http://www.ParkersburgCity.com

Send applications & resumes to: Personnel Director
City of Parkersburg
PO Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102

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City Leaf Disposal

See attached flyer for information on proper leaf disposal:

Leaf flyer

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Employment Opportunity – Medium Equipment Operator – Streets

The City of Parkersburg is currently hiring for the position of medium Equipment Operator – Streets.

Job Description:  Medium_Equipment_Operator_-_Streets

Applications available at http://www.ParkersburgCity.com

Send applications & resumes to: Personnel Director
City of Parkersburg
PO Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102

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Parkersburg Christmas Parade

This year’s Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Organizers are now accepting applications to participate in the parade. Please see attached application for more information. And when the parade concludes, be sure to stay downtown for Winterfest 2018. For more information about this holiday event, please visit www.downtownpkb.com.

Application: Parkersburg_Christmas_Parade_App_2018_Final

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Street Repair – Neal St.

Starting Monday November 5th, Neal St., at the intersection of Neal and Rt. 95 near Speedway, will be closed due to street repair/rebuild.  The repairs are expected to be completed by November 12th and Neal St. will be re-opened.

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Emergency Home Repair Program – Accepting Applications

As colder weather begins to set in around the MOV, grants are still available to homeowners with specific home repairs that eliminate immediate health and safety concerns to its occupants. The City of Parkersburg is pleased to offer the Emergency Home Repair program. This program is made possible by the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Eligible repairs include;

  • Faulty roof: Serious roof problems due to wind, tree damage, fire, that threatens the intimidate safety or health of the residents.
  • Heating system in winter: (October 1st to May 15th) A homeowners heating system breaks down and requires repair.
  • Air conditioning in summer: (May 16th to September 30th) with a written letter from a licensed physician.
  • Electrical problem: An inadequate electrical problem that creates either a fire or safety hazard.
  • Plumbing problems: The plumbing system in the home needs immediate repair to avoid serious water damage to the structure, or a water utility must be replaced on the home in order to maintain a clean, safe source of water.

The single-family home must located within the corporate limits of Parkersburg, and be owner-occupied (no rentals or land contracts). Eligible homeowners must also be at or below 60% of the area median income ($32,100 for a household of 4). All household income will verified before a project can begin. During the time the Development Department is determining eligibility, a Housing Inspector will assess the issues, determine if repairs are eligible and start addressing the repair procedures according to the situation. All determinations of eligibility are left to the discretion of the Housing Inspector.

Participants will not be required to repay any portion of the grant.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the City of Parkersburg Development Department:

The City of Parkersburg

One Government Square / PO Box 1627

Parkersburg, WV 26102

Phone: (304) 424-8519

Fax: (304) 424-8464

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Employment Opportunity – Medium Equipment Operator

The City of Parkersburg is currently hiring for the position of Medium Equipment Operator.

Job Description: Medium_Equipment_Operator_Sanitation_2018

Applications available at http://www.ParkersburgCity.com

Send applications & resumes to: Personnel Director
City of Parkersburg
PO Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102

Applications are also available at:
Personnel Department City of Parkersburg 5th Floor One Government Square Parkersburg, WV 26101
Completed applications should be returned to the address above.

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Employment Opportunity – School Crossing Guards

The City of Parkersburg is currently hiring for the position of School Crossing Guard.

Job Details:  School Crossing Guards

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Street Painting Party – Plum and 12th St.

Street Painting Party Details Click Here: Details

 

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Construction to Start on Avery St. Enhancement Project

Construction on new ADA sidewalks along Avery Street, from 7th street to 13th Street, is slated to begin on Monday September 10, 2018. Improvements include the installation of new sidewalks, curb cuts, truncated domes, LED street lights and a new curb extension (bulb-out) feature at 10th and Avery. The bulb-out is designed to encourage slower turning speeds in the bend of the road and buffer pedestrians that use Quincy Hill steps for exercise or outdoor recreation. Work will start each day no earlier than 7:00AM and finish by 6:00PM in accordance with City Ordinance 0-621.

Funding for this project is made possible by the a MAP 21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century) Enhancement Grant, which is administered by the West Virginia Department of Transportation – Division of Highways.

For questions regarding the construction schedule, please contact the Engineering Division at 304.424.8568. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate the public’s cooperation during the construction project.

Contacts:

Adam Stout
City Engineer
City of Parkersburg
P: 304.424.8578
E: adam.stout@parkersburgwv.gov

Ryan Barber
Development Projects Administrator
City of Parkersburg
P: 304.424.8542
E: ryan.barber@parkersburgwv.gov

Rickie Yeager, AICP
Development Director
City of Parkersburg
P: 304.424.8415
E: rickie.yeager@parkersburgwv.gov

 

 

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