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Assistant to the Democratic Caucus

The West Virginia Senate Minority Office is accepting applications for an administrative assistant to work with the Senate’s Democratic Caucus.

The assistant will manage public relations and constituent communications for the twelve-member caucus. This includes overseeing and managing mail, email, and phones for Senators, resolving constituent requests, and handling invitations to events or requests for meetings. The position also involves assorted writing requirements, including but not limited to drafting letters to constituents and government officials, press releases, and floor remarks during the legislative session. The assistant is available to work on various projects for individual Senators, ranging from developing potential legislation with the caucus counsel to researching issues particular to a member’s district.

Responsibilities change significantly during the Legislature’s 60-day regular session and during extraordinary sessions or interim meetings. During these times and particularly during the regular session, the assistant will work with other staff in the Minority Office to cover Senate committee meetings and floor sessions, compile daily summaries of committee actions, track pending legislation, and continue to work with Senators on individual projects as they arise.

Applicants should possess strong writing and interpersonal communication skills, and have a willingness to interact daily with elected officials and members of the public. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kevin Baker by email at or by mail to Kevin Baker, West Virginia Senate, Building 1, Room 257M, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. The deadline for application submission is July 15, 2018.

Post Audit Division Director

The West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Committee on Government and Finance is seeking a Director for the Post Audit Division.

The Post Audit Division is the entity responsible for conducting performance audits of West Virginia state government spending units. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operation of the Division along with sharing in the responsibility for the efficient operation of the whole Legislative Auditor’s Office. The Director will also be responsible for the training and professional development of Division employees.

Successful candidate will speak and write effectively; apply the theory and principles of accounting, along with the objectives, standards and procedures of auditing to spending units’ situations; meet the profession’s and the Legislative Auditor’s Office standards of technical quality as established in Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards and the Legislative Auditor’s office technical publications; and keep informed of current technical developments and pending matters important to the profession, office, and spending units.

Candidate must possess, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, or related degree. Salary commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Anne Ellison by email at or by mail at Legislative Services Division, Building 1, Room E-132, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. The deadline for submission of materials is Tuesday May 8, 2018.

Legislative Post Audit Division Seeking Auditors

The Post Audit Division of the West Virginia Legislative Auditor's Office is accepting applications for auditor positions with a salary of $35,000. A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration is preferred. Other degrees and experience will receive consideration.

The Legislative Auditor's Office has a mission to provide meaningful and useful information to the West Virginia Legislature to assist in its policy making and to hold state government accountable to the taxpayers. Auditors for the Post Audit Division conduct performance audits of state government agencies for the West Virginia Legislature. Audits are conducted according to federal government performance auditing standards under the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

Auditors are responsible for learning and carrying out all tasks of a performance audit including: conducting research on the agency under audit and its authorizing statute, analyzing financial data, reviewing the auditee’s policies and procedures, interviewing state agency officials, writing letters and correspondences, documenting audit evidence, maintaining and organizing audit documentation, preparing audit findings and reports, and presenting audit reports to committees of the West Virginia Legislature.

All employees of the Legislative Auditor's Office become members of the State of West Virginia retirement system, and may select from the State's health insurance plans. In order to apply, please complete the application found at

Please submit your application along with a cover letter, copy of your resume, and an unofficial college transcript, if available, to the following address:

Nathan Harris, Assistant to Director
Legislative Post Audit Division
Building 1, Room W-329
1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305-0610


Joint Committee on Government & Finance - Public Information Office, State Capitol

The Public Information Office of the West Virginia Legislature is seeking an experienced Web Developer to join our team in Charleston.  Working with the web development team, this position will develop, test, deploy and support applications and dynamic webpages for the users of the West Virginia Legislature’s website. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of relevant work experience and knowledge in programming, database development and design.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience, HTML5, CSS3, SQL & MySQL, PHP, Javascript, VBA, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS: Audio/video live streaming, Wowza streaming server, responsive development, Adobe ColdFusion, Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator), JQuery, JQuery-Mobile, ActionScript, Microsoft Server and XSLT.

Applicants should email cover letter and resume to Drew Ross, Public Information Office Director, at:, or by mail to Public Information Office, Room MB-27, Building 1, State Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia 25305.

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