Elkins Area Test Location



100 Kennedy Drive   •   Elkins, West Virginia
WRITTEN TESTS: Tuesdays at 4:00 P.M. - No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are accepted. Click here to learn more about Tested Positions.
  • 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:

    • 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: Elkins High School is located at 100 Kennedy Drive, in Elkins, WV.
Traveling from I-79 North or South:
  • Take US 33 E towards Elkins.
  • Take WV-92/Old RT 33 ramp towards Crystal Springs.
  • Continue to follow WV-92 approximately 7 miles. 
  • Pass Walmart and turn right at the traffic light onto Kennedy Drive to Elkins High School.
  • Note: Kennedy Drive dead ends at Elkins High School. 
From Huttonsville, WV (US 219/US 250):
  • Follow US-219/250. 
  • Pass Tractor Supply and turn left at traffic light at Hershman Auto onto Kennedy Drive to Elkins High School.
  • Note: Kennedy Drive dead ends at Elkins High School.