Employment Opportunities

Employment Policies and Procedures
The City of Elkins strives to administer all of its hiring and employment procedures without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran or familial status, disability or sexual orientation. For more information about this and other city hiring and personnel policies, you may download the City of Elkins Personnel Manual here. To view the current organizational chart for the City of Elkins, click here.

The city does not keep employment applications on file. You must submit a new application for each desired position.


The City of Elkins is accepting applications for the position of External Affairs Specialist in the Office of the City Clerk.

Strong interpersonal, writing, speaking and organizational skills are a must, as well as a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or other related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience; plus two or more years of related experience. For a full job description, click here.

The City offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit a resume, references and three writing samples to City Clerk Jessica Sutton at jsutton@cityofelkinswv.com or 401 Davis Ave, Elkins, WV 26241 no later than December 3, 2019.


If you have inquiries about open positions or hiring practices, please contact the City’s Payroll Coordinator Wendy Williams at 304.636.1414 ext. 1214 or wwilliams@cityofelkinswv.com