Current Employment Openings with the City of Keyser

Keyser Police Civil Service Commission

        P.O. Box 111, Keyser, WV  26726



The Keyser Police Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for the Keyser Police Department. The starting uncertified salary is $32,000 with an increase to $36,000 after certification through the West Virginia Law Enforcement Academy. Previously certified law enforcement officers are eligible to receive a one-time $2,500 sign-on bonus. Applications may be obtained at the city Police Department on N. Davis Street. Completed applications should be mailed to the Keyser Police Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 111, Keyser, WV 26726.  The closing date for receipt of applications is March 25, 2022.


Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 to 40

  • Education: High School Diploma / GED

  • No criminal history

  • No illegal drug history

  • Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen, and polygraph

  • Must successfully complete an examination by a physician and psychologist

  • Must successfully pass a physical fitness assessment, oral board and/or exam administrated by the Civil Service Commission

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to become certified through the West Virginia Law Enforcement Academy

  • Applicants must be able to work all shifts, holidays, and weekends.

  • Starting uncertified salary: $32,000


The City of Keyser is an equal opportunity employer.

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The City of Keyser is now accepting applications for the following seasonal contract positions.

  • Lifeguards (starting pay $8.75 hour)

  • Street Department: Monday thru Friday 8AM to 4PM - examples of job duties are cutting grass, weed-eating, helping maintain the playgrounds, etc. Position has the potential to become permanent for the right individual or will last until September.

 Open to applicants aged 16 years old and up (End date can be moved up to when school starts back). 

Applications may be obtained at City Hall at 111 N. Davis Street. Completed applications/resumes may be turned in to City Hall or emailed to positions will remain open until filled.