The Jefferson County Development Authority office, along with other Jefferson County government offices, will be closed the remainder of today due to inclement weather. Be safe and think Spring!

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Students receive hands-on training in Power Industrial Class levels 1/2/3/4/5. Course taught by Gregory Poole Lift Systems. Sudents learn on state-of-the-art equipment including a reach truck and pallet jack.

WHEN: April 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Blue Ridge CTC Technology Center, Electrical Distribution Pole Park Training Center...
FEE: $499
MORE INFO/REGISTER: 304-260-4380, Ext. 2405

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In Jefferson County, contact WVSBDC business coach Matt Coffey at

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West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC)

DYK: Over the last 5 years, #WVSBDC business coaches have assisted with creating 2,507 jobs, retaining 893 jobs, starting 596 new businesses and leveraging over... $90 million dollars in capital in the Mountain State.Join us in celebrating their success and the success of the more than 115,000 small businesses in West Virginia on #SBDCDay next Wednesday, March 21 #ShopSmallWV

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West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC)

DIGITAL MARKETING WORKSHOPS: Join the #WVSBDC Business Coaches around the Mountain State for an in-person digital marketing webinar.This one-hour webinar will e...xplore the top trends for small businesses and simple ideas to incorporate them into your marketing plans.

All events will take place on the afternoon of #SBDCDay, Wednesday, March 21. To sign up, email the contact at the locations below.

• Eastern Panhandle Event, email
• Charleston Event, email
• Huntington/Cabell County Event, email
• Wheeling/Ohio County Event, email
• Upshur County Event, email

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Jefferson County Commission seeks a Maintenance Mechanic to work in county maintenance department. Full-time position with benefits. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in the maintenance field or equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and/or experience. Position will remain open until filled.

Application/job description can be obtained at Jefferson County Maintenance Department, 128 Industrial Blvd., Kearneysville, or online at

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The Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority (EPTA) invites you to review the new schedules and maps for transit services, including expanding to Inwood, increasing Saturday service, and increasing service connecting Berkeley & Jefferson Counties.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, from 1-3 p.m.
WHERE: 446 Novak Drive, Martinsburg

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The West Virginia Development Office will host a summit on its Apprenticeship In Motion (AIM) program. Employers are invited to learn how apprenticeships can help attract highly qualified applicants, reduce absenteeism, reduce turnover, increase productivity, and reduce training costs. Business leaders in manufacturing, high tech, healthcare, information technology, cyber security, logistics, high tech, and tourism will share some of the short- and long...-term benefits of implementing registered apprentice programs.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24; 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Quad Graphics, 855 Caperton Blvd., Martinsburg
MORE INFO/REGISTER: or 304-558-2234

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The unemployment rate in every West Virignia county increased in January, but Jefferson County and the Eastern Panhandle continue to lead the state with the lowest rates. Jefferson County's unemployment rate was 3.3 percent and was the only county with a rate below 4 percent.

VT Industries will be hiring for the positions of production (laminate puller) at $13.27/hour and maintenance techs at $15/hour. Also looking for shipping & inventory supervisor and maintenance manager.

WHEN: Thursday, March 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: WorkForce West Virginia Office, 200 Viking Way, Martinsburg ...
MORE INFO: Call 304-267-0065

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Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority (EPTA) will host a public meeting for input on the new routes and schedules on March 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the EPTA office at 446 Novak Drive, Martinsburg.

Bus service moving to number system, away from color system Local News Mar 1, 2018 John McVey Staff Writer MARTINSBURG — Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority riders will have a chance to offer their input and insights on new routes and schedules during a public meeting from ...

Employers can register today to participate in the Valley College Career Fair on April 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register, contact Mary Quilici at 304-263-0979, Ext. 1207 or email

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TeMa, producer of insulation and drainage systems for residential, commercial, and industrial use, is seeking two (2), full-time electro mechanics who will be key participants in the initial set-up of its new manufacturing facility and equipment in Kearneysville. Must have certification or diploma in electrical/mechanical discipline and 3-5 years of related experience with industrial equipment. May consider recent graduate of mechatronics or similar training depending on innate skills. Minimum pay of $23/hour, may be $27/hour depending on experience and certification.
MORE INFO/HOW TO APPLY: Call WorkForce West Virginia Martinsburg Office at 304-267-0065

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Open interviews for assistant restaurant manager, assistant retail manager, and food service/retail team members for the new Rutter's coming to Inwood, W.Va.

WHEN: March 8, 2-6 p.m. & March 13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
WHERE: WorkForce WV Office, 200 Viking Way, Martinsburg...
MORE INFO: 304-267-0065 Apply prior to attending open interviews.

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Learn how individual farms, rural businesses, and educational institutions are planning for the future of agriculture and hear about some regional programs and practices that enhance farm and rural business profitability. Forum features a variety of panel discussions and exhibits, offering opportunities for education and networking.

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Jefferson County Department of Engineering, Planning & Zoning is seeking a plan reviewer/building inspector to review building plans for compliance with residential and commercial building codes. Deadline for applications is March 16. More info:

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