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Medium Equipment Operator – Sanitation

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

Job Description: Medium_Equipment_Operator_Sanitation


Employment Opportunity – Assistant City Engineer

The City of Parkersburg is currently hiring for the position of Assistant City Engineer.

Job Description:  Assistant_City_Engineer


Reverse Job Fair

Are you an employer looking to recruit a skilled, industry-certified workforce to grow your business? The West Virginia Department of Education and the West Virginia Development Office’s Apprenticeship In Motion (AIM) Initiative is hosting a series of Reverse Job Fairs at Career Technical Education (CTE) Centers across the Mountain State.

The Reverse Job Fair is a spin on the traditional job fair where CTE Simulated Workplace students will setup industry specific program booths to showcase their technical skills, portfolios, and talents to employers who are looking to hire skilled workers. Join us for the opportunity to engage with senior CTE students and learn more about the high-quality technical education programs and training with specialized equipment students receive to meet your business needs.

Who should attend?

  • Small business owners
  • Senior business leaders
  • Company representatives
  • Human Resources executives

Date And Time

Fri, April 26, 2019

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

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Mid-Ohio Valley Technical Institute

2134 N Pleasants Hwy

St Marys, WV 26170


April is Fair Housing Month

Each April, the 1968 Fair Housing Act is commemorated as Fair Housing Month by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) . This important law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and family status.

The City of Parkersburg is proud to join HUD in celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.


2019 Great American Home Show

Winter blues got you feeling down? Start planning your home renovation projects now! All area homeowners and potential home-buyers will have the opportunity to examine a wide range of products and services during the show, which runs from Friday February, 8th through Sunday February, 10th. This years event will be located at the former Sears building in the Grand Central Mall.

The City of Parkersburg Development Department will be set-up at booth #90 so make sure to stop by and say hi! Staff will be sharing information about several of the City’s safe and affordable housing programs including the Down Payment Assistance Assistance Program and Minor Home Repair Program.





Severe Weather Announcement

Due to the severe weather forecast, Parkersburg Sanitation will not make collections on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Collection routes scheduled for Thursday will be collected on Friday, February 1, 2019, and Friday routes collected on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
This decision was made to protect sanitation employees and equipment from harm that may occur due to the expected extreme cold and wind chill.