Bluefield Area Test Location

Dickason Hall - either Room 441 or 442
219 Rock Street   •   Bluefield, WV

WRITTEN TESTS: Mondays at 5:30 P.M. - No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are accepted. Click here to learn more about Tested Positions.

  • Apply online at (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 limit: 25.

  • 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:

    • 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. If the college is closed, testing will be canceled. 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: Testing is conducted in Dickason Hall on the campus of Bluefield State College.
Traveling on I-77 North or South (WV Turnpike):
  • Take Exit 1 for 52 N, and turn right on John F. Nash Blvd..
  • Continue on 460 W.
  • Take the Maryland Ave. exit and follow the hospital signs to Cherry St.
  • Follow Cherry St. to the 52 junction.
  • At the traffic light, follow 52 N across the Easley Bridge.
  • Turn left to the Dickason Hall location and proceed across the Bluefield State campus.
  • Follow the campus map at the entrance.  
 Traveling US 460-W:
  • Turn right at the intersection of Route 19-S (next light after Mercer Mall).
  • Follow 19-S into Bluefield, where it becomes Princeton Ave.
  • At the second light, Princeton Ave. becomes Bluefield Ave. - continue on Bluefield Ave.
  • At the intersection of Routes 19 and 52, follow Route 52 across the Easley Bridge.
  • Turn left to the Dickason Hall location and proceed across the Bluefield State campus. 
  • Follow the campus map at the entrance.