Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Financial Retirement Specialist

Salary: $50,000-$60,000; salary commensurate with training and experience. Full-time employees of the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office (WVSTO) are eligible for Public Employee Insurance Agency benefits and a number of other benefits available to state employees.

Location: Charleston, WV

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent; Not in the Classified Service; FLSA: Non-Exempt

Division: Savings Programs, 457 Retirement Plus

Reports To:Director, Retirement Plus

Nature of Work:

Under general supervision, this position provides program and day-to-day administrative support of West Virginia Retirement Plus, the State of West Virginia’s 457(b) supplemental retirement program. This position engages in constituent outreach and provides customer service to state employees, as well as other public entities. This position also serves a critical role in various program-related items, such as external communication and interaction with third-party agencies, thereby requiring strong writing and communication skills. The position requires considerable knowledge of both the WV Retirement Plus Plan and the personal finance industry. In addition, the position must be able to conduct effective and efficient project time management, proactively engage and follow-up on items, and work in a fast-paced environment. The position reports to the Director of Retirement Plus, who provides direction and clarity on assignments. The Director assures that the work is technically accurate and in compliance with instructions or established procedures. This position is in a hybrid work posture, which will be organized at the direction of the Director of Retirement Plus.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for providing timely support and customer service for incoming participant calls and emails; responds to prospective participants, prospective entities, and payroll personnel to explain the enrollment process; answers any questions pertaining to the Plan.
  • Responsible for the timely review of all open enrollment documents for accuracy and missing information to ensure participants are correctly enrolled in the system.
  • Receives and processes faxes for new enrollments, declines, restarts, and information changes.
  • Provides timely assistance to participants seeking to make withdrawals from their account; assists participants with completing the necessary paperwork, explains the process, and answers any questions.
  • Checks daily for new distribution requests and uses the proper processes to expedite participant distributions.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations for marketing materials for the Program.
  • Performs annual contribution audits to ensure participants are in compliance with the IRS contribution maximums.
  • Participates in weekly internal team meetings, periodic meetings with the Program’s recordkeeper, quarterly meetings with the advisory committee, other meetings as requested.
  • Collaborates with the Local Government Specialist division to set up group meetings around the state with Financial Advisors for the Program’s recordkeeper; searches out opportunities to engage public employees.
  • Provides assistance to the Director as requested.
  • Represents the Program in local conferences and meetings with local government entities. Moderate single day travel is required, as well as some overnight stays.
  • Assists with the tracking of the Program’s investment performance.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Director for WV Retirement Plus, Deputy Treasurer for Savings Programs, and the Deputy Chief of Staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in business, accounting, or finance required; two to four years’ personal finance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and personal finance experience. Retirement planning experience is preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and State Treasurer’s Office (STO) systems.
  • Knowledge of personal finance industry.
  • Ability to learn and interpret the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the WV Retirement Plus Plan.
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service to Plan participants.
  • Basic understanding of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to speak effectively before civic groups, business groups, and related associates.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, agency and public officials, and the general public.

HOW TO APPLY:  Email resume to resumes@wvsto.com by November 28, 2022.

This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.


Special Assistant

Salary: $35,000-$45,000; salary commensurate with training and experience. Full-time employees of the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office (WVSTO) are eligible for Public Employee Insurance Agency benefits and a number of other benefits available to state employees.

Location: Charleston, WV

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent; Not in the Classified Service; FLSA: Non-Exempt

Division: WVSTO Executive Division

Reports To: Executive Staff

Nature of Work:

Under general supervision, this position coordinates and carries out special projects as directed by the Executive Staff. The Executive Staff provides continuing or individual assignments by indicating generally what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines and priorities. Additional, specific instructions are given for new, difficult, or unusual assignments. This position uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments. This position involves considerable physical activity. Must be able to physically move or transport a range of objects and materials. Must be able to traverse office facilities to pick up mail. Must be able to exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.

Job Duties:

  • Performs various special assignments and projects as directed by the State Treasurer.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Assistant to provide a comprehensive range of support actions for the Executive division.
  • Performs messenger and delivery work; carries out official State Treasurer’s Office errands as directed by the Executive Staff.
  • Provides and coordinates transportation for the Executive Staff to official meetings or events; some overnight travel may be required.
  • Conducts special studies of a confidential nature.
  • Conducts research assigned by Executive Staff for various topics and projects.
  • Provides support for projects assigned in conjunction to the legislative process.
  • Addresses miscellaneous needs and Executive Staff requests as they arise.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or the equivalent required. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred; six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and must maintain such for duration of employment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state officials, program leaders, and the public.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and handle confidential information.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications; especially Word and Excel.

    HOW TO APPLY:  Email resume to resumes@wvsto.com by November 28, 2022.

    This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.


Financial Education Specialist (PART-TIME)

Salary: $18-$20 per hour (16-20 hours average worked per week).

Location: Northern area of West Virginia including the Northern Panhandle, North Central, and Eastern Panhandle regions of the state. (Coverage counties may include, but are not limited to Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler, Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Taylor, Barbour, Monongalia, Preston, Tucker, Grant, Hardy, Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson.)

Job Type: Part-Time Temporary; Not in the Classified Service; FLSA: Non-Exempt

Division: Marketing and Financial Education

Reports To: Deputy Treasurer of Marketing and Financial Education

Nature of Work:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for ensuring that the State Treasurer’s Office (STO) provides free financial education resources and activities to children and adults around the state. This position will facilitate the State Treasurer’s “Get a Life” financial education activity at middle schools and high schools in the northern region of the state. This position will also provide to students and community members resources on the State Treasurer’s savings programs which include the SMART529 Educational Savings Program and the Jumpstart Savings Program. This position requires the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with community members, business leaders, and school personnel in assigned West Virginia counties.

Job Duties:

  • Schedule and facilitate “Get a Life” activities at schools and other locations in the designated northern regions of West Virginia
  • Work with STO Local Government Specialists and school systems in West Virginia to promote “Get a Life”, SMART529, Jumpstart Savings and other STO programs
  • Organizing community volunteers for “Get a Life” activities
  • Promote STO financial literacy programs through community outreach
  • Attend local meetings on behalf of the STO to educate the public about financial literacy and “Get a Life”
  • Perform a variety of organizational tasks including general filing, scanning documents, maintaining records, submitting travel reimbursements, etc.
  • Draft letters, prepare mailings and perform other correspondence
  • Assist Deputy Treasurer as needed
  • Assist with special projects as needed
  • Notify Deputy Treasurer when potential problems arise
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Deputy Treasurer
  • In-state travel required; overnight travel is occasionally required

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or the equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university preferred; or four years related experience and/or training. Background in education or teaching strongly preferred.


Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and must maintain such for duration of employment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Skill in communicating effectively to students, instructors, volunteers, administrators, and public officials
  • Skill in organizing material, information, and volunteers in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
  • Ability to create and develop educational and instructional materials effectively

HOW TO APPLY:  Email resume to resumes@wvsto.com by December 15, 2022.

This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.


Maintenance Engineer

Salary: $28,000-$32,000; salary commensurate with training and experience. Full-time employees of the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office (WVSTO) are eligible for Public Employee Insurance Agency benefits and a number of other benefits available to state employees.

Location: Charleston, WV

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent; Not in the Classified Service; FLSA: Non-Exempt

Division: WVSTO Administration

Reports To: Facilities Manager

Nature of Work:

Under direct supervision, this position provides maintenance/cleaning of STO locations within the Kanawha City Campus as directed by the Facilities Manager. Work is performed according to detailed instructions and the methods of work are well established and outlined by the Facilities Manager. While performing the duties of this job, the employee constantly moves about inside the office while operating cleaning equipment. Requires frequent heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 30 pounds.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean working environment as directed by the Facilities Manager.
  • Responsible for the general cleaning of the building: dusting, cleaning, polishing, disinfecting, and waxing furniture, fixtures, woodwork, and equipment on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for the daily of the cleaning restrooms and kitchen areas; replenish area with supplies when needed.
  • Disposes of trash and waste materials from individual offices and common areas on a daily basis; dispose of debris in cigarette urns near building entrances.
  • Performs weekly sweeping and mopping of all tile/wood flooring in kitchen, bathroom, and entryways.
  • Performs weekly vacuuming of rug, carpets, and stairways.
  • Prepares conference rooms for various board meetings by ensuring room is clean and presentable. Responsible for general board meeting setup/clean up.
  • Responsible for maintenance (inside and outside areas) of Kanawha City Campus locale.
  • Responsible for maintenance of other STO locations, as directed by Facilities Manager.
  • Assists other STO managers with projects related to fairs and festivals, auctions, courier duties as directed by the Facilities Manager.
  • Responsible for seasonal yard maintenance not covered by lease language as directed by the Facilities Manager.
  • Familiarize themselves with utility shut-offs and receive training related to an emergency action plan put in place in the event of an emergency.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and in-house designed systems.
  • Ability to learn and interpret equipment and division manuals and implement their instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to meet strict daily deadlines.
  • Ability to move objects weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform manual work.
  • Ability to operate vacuum cleaners and other cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to choose and use appropriate cleaning agents.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOW TO APPLY:  Email resume or inquiries to resumes@wvsto.com by November 2, 2022.

This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.

Programmer Analyst

Salary: $40,000-$50,000; salary commensurate with training and experience. Full-time employees of the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office (WVSTO) are eligible for Public Employee Insurance Agency benefits and a number of other benefits available to state employees.

Location: Charleston, WV

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent; Not in the Classified Service; FLSA: Non-Exempt

Division: WVSTO Information Technology

Reports To: Director of Information Technology

Nature of Work:

Under direct supervision, this position designs, develops, and codes applications based on industry wide standards for secure coding and project specifications provided by the Director of Information Technology and approved by the Deputy Treasurer of Information Technology.

Job Duties:

  • Delivers securely coded and extensively documented applications in a timely manner and provide fixes to existing applications.
  • Develops and writes desired applications, services, tasks, error handling, email services, and all other features.
  • Ensures all requirements are met for each application so that users are completely satisfied, and functionality is without error; documents all applications and processes.
  • Maintains and supports current applications and systems; adds enhancements and modifies functionality as requested or as dictated by rules and regulations.
  • Gathers requirements from users for design and development of applications, including file transfers, file manipulations, arithmetic functions, integration with other applications, and retention policies.
  • Fixes any bugs or issues of existing applications reported by the users; monitors and troubleshoots systems for issues that arise.
  • Support any COTS products that the Treasurer’s Office purchases.
  • May also represent the Division/Agency in local conferences and meetings, some single day travel is required as well as some overnight stay.
  • Performs all other duties not specifically described herein as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in computer science or equivalent. Training, with related certification, relevant to the position and duties being applied for, four to six years of recent experience in a similar position, with similar duties; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (ISC)2 – CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of complex programming systems, software and hardware configuration and their applications in a systems environment.
  • Knowledge of data processing concepts and equipment usage.
  • Skill in programming complex systems and in the use of hardware and software configuration.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze user requests and develop effective work plans for systems development and maintenance to meet user requirements.
  • Ability to present ideas in a clear, concise format using narrative statements and logic diagrams.

HOW TO APPLY:  Email resume to resumes@wvsto.com.

This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.



The State Treasurer’s Office provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factors made unlawful under applicable federal and state laws. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

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West Virginia State Treasurer's Office
1900 Kanawha Boulevard
Capitol Complex Building #1, Room E-145
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
304-558-5000 Toll Free: 800-422-7498
Hours: 8am-5pm (ET)

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