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Per Diem Senate and House Committee Attorneys, State Capitol

JOB REQUIREMENTS:Per Diem Committee Attorneys are responsible for providing legal assistance and counsel to Committee members for the duration of the 2018 Legislative Session, which runs from January 10th to March 10th. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, amendments, bill abstracts, presenting bills to the Committee, answering questions from the Committee regarding legislation and otherwise providing legal assistance to the Chair and Committee. Weekend work required as necessary.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Active member of WV State Bar with prior subject matter experience preferred depending on Committee assignment. Prior experience with legislative process preferred. Compensation is based on a per day rate, which is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Send resumes to for West Virginia Senate or for West Virginia House of Delegates.

Clerk of the West Virginia Claims Commission

Joint Committee on Government & Finance - State Capitol

The West Virginia Legislature is seeking candidates for the position of Clerk of the West Virginia Legislative Claims Commission. The Clerk serves as the administrator of the Legislative Claims Commission, which hears and decides cases against state agencies and regarding the WV Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund.  Working under the Commissioners, the Clerk fulfills the statutory duties contained in West Virginia Code §14-2-5. The Clerk is required to maintain all records and proceedings of the commission, attend meetings and hearings of the commission, administer oaths and affirmations, and issue official summonses, subpoenas, orders, statements and awards. 

The position requires the successful candidate be licensed to practice law in West Virginia, and possess relevant experience, management skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills.


Salary commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Dan Greear at and Richie Heath at no later than Friday, October 13th, 2017.

House Energy Committee Attorney

Applicants must be attorney admitted and in good standing with WV Bar. Experience in energy law and/or legislative process preferred. Attorney will be responsible for drafting legislation, presenting bills to committee, preparing amendments, assisting chairman, etc. Please send resume to Dan Greear at

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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