Division of Personnel Rules


The West Virginia Division of Personnel Administrative Rule implements the statutory provisions for classification plans, pay plans, open competitive examinations, promotions, layoff and recall, appointments, dismissals, demotions, and other human resource matters consistent with the West Virginia Code.

Click here or on the link below to open the most current West Virginia Division of Personnel Administrative Rule.  For a summary of the changes to the most current rule, and to access previous versions, click on the appropriate links below (versions are listed by effective date).


Other Rules governing specific topics and actions are listed below.

If you need assistance with any of our Division of Personnel Rules, call our Employee Relations staff at 304-414-1853.