Current and Former State Employees

Below are the instructions and information on applying for a West Virginia State Government job for an individual who has been or is a certified permanent employee at an agency covered by the Division of Personnel's merit system either by having been previously employed or currently employed beyond the probationary period.​

Current State Employees who meet this criteria are eligible for employment through transfer and former permanent State Employees are eligible for employment through reinstatement.

Note: The previous employee must have been certified permanent and may search for available internal positions here as well as available jobs open to the public.

If you have any questions, please contact the WV DOP at 304-558-3950.​


Internal Promotion/Transfer Application Process

- Search job postings for current and former employees here.

- Qualifying applicants can download the fillable pdf application.

- Complete, print, and save the application on your computer.

- Write the job posting number in the upper left hand corner of your application.

- Submit your application to the contact (person or agency) listed on the job posting before the closing date.  ​Do not mail or submit your application to the WV DOP.