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The City of Huntington provides work opportunities in a variety of fields, including public works, public safety, administration, administrative support and community development.

The Division of Human Resources accepts applications for open public works and administrative positions. Currently, there are three (3) open positions in the Public Works Department: Chief Plumbing Inspector in the Inspections and Permits Division and Truck Driver (2 positions) in the Street Division. Applications will be received in the Human Resources Office, Room 14 at Huntington City Hall, through the close of business on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or can be submitted online for the positions listed below:

Chief Plumbing Inspector

Skilled inspection work in securing compliance with municipal plumbing and related codes, ordinances and regulations governing the construction, maintenance and operation of plumbing installations and equipment:  makes inspections of new and existing plumbing installations in residences, businesses, commercial and other buildings for conformance with safety and other requirements of the plumbing code; reviews plans and specifications for new and remodeling of plumbing installations in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, GED or trade school and minimum of five (5) years of experience in the plumbing trade as a master plumber.

Special Requirements: Certified Master Plumber license in State of West Virginia; ability to obtain International Plumbing Code Certification within ninety (90) days from date of hire; and valid driver’s license.

Starting salary: $15.52/hr.

Truck Driver

Work involves the construction, maintenance and repair of public works facilities; cleaning road surfaces and applying and raking patching materials; driving light to heavy-duty trucks in hauling such materials as gravel, asphalt, salt, sand, street sweepings and trash; manual work in clearing work sites of debris; snow removal and sanding and salting tasks as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment.  Must be able to do heavy lifting and carrying.

Special Requirement: Valid CDL.

Starting Salary: $12.69 per hour