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Charleston Area Test Location

***EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016 - NEW TEST LOCATION***
KANAWHA-CHARLESTON HEALTH DEPARTMENT
108 Lee Street East   •   Charleston, West Virginia
 
WRITTEN TESTS: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 6:00 PM and 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 9:00 AM. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are accepted. 
  • Apply online at http://www.personnel.wv.gov (no paper needed). Do not send a paper application to our office. Applying online is highly preferred, or you may take your completed paper application with you to the location when you report for testing.

  • Seating is limited.

  • Applicants should report 30 minutes prior to test time; tests begin promptly at the designated time.

  • Photo identification is required.

  • All tests have a three-hour time limit.

  • Information for specific job titles:

    • Clerical/Office Support titles/testing: Click here for additional information.

    • Correctional Officer 1 testing is available at correctional facilities and many WorkForce WV Job Service Offices. Please call a correctional facility or your local WorkForce WV for test times. 

  • Occasionally test centers must cancel testing due to weather, school/facility closure, holidays, or other extenuating circumstances. Please check here on the day you plan to test to make sure the test facility is open.

  • IMPORTANT: Do not call the test location with questions. Instead, please call the Division of Personnel’s Applicant Services unit at 304-558-3950 extension 1. 
 
DIRECTIONS: Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, 108 Lee Street East in Charleston, WV. 
From the north (I-77S or I-79S):
  • Follow I-77S or I-79S to Charleston.
  • Take Exit 58C and follow signs for US-60/Washington Street/Civic Center and merge onto US-119S/Bigley Avenue.
  • Keep Left on Pennsylvania Avenue/US-60
  • Turn Left onto Lee Street and cross the bridge.
  • Destination is on the Left.
From the south/east (I-64W / I-77N):
  • Follow I-64W or I-77N to Charleston.
  • Take Exit 101 on the Left to merge onto I-64W towards Charleston.
  • Take Exit 58C and follow signs for US-60/Washington Street/Civic Center and merge onto US-119S/Bigley Avenue.
  • Keep Left on Pennsylvania Avenue/US-60.
  • Turn Left onto Lee Street and cross the bridge.
  • Destination is on the Left.
From the West (I-64W):
  •  Follow I-64W to Charleston
  • Take Exit 58 C Lee Street.
  • Turn Right at light onto Lee Street and cross the bridge.
  • Destination is on the Left.