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Civil Service Testing

All Civil Service testing will be suspended at our location during the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice. 

Call WV Division of Personnel

Civil Service testing is provided by the West Virginia Division of Personnel every Wednesday the Library's Classroom starting at 3:15 pm. Testing is provided for Clerical/Office Support jobs only. 

This service is not provided by the Library. Please do not call the Library with questions. Instead, please call the Division of Personnel’s Applicant Services unit at 304-558-3950, extension 1.


NOTE: Clerical/Office Support testing only at the Ohio County Public Library.

Written tests start on Wednesdays at 3:15 P.M. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are accepted but seating is limited. Applicants should report 30 minutes prior to test time; tests begin promptly at the designated time.

Apply online at (no paper needed). Applying online is highly preferred, or you may take a completed paper application with you to the location when you report for testing. Photo identification is required. 

All tests have a three-hour time limit. 

Information for testing centers for other job titles: 

  • Data Entry Testing is only given in Charleston.
  • Correctional Officer 1 testing is available at correctional facilities and many WorkForce WV Job Service Offices. Please call a correctional facility or your local WorkForce WV for test times. 
  • More information at

Occasionally test centers must cancel testing due to weather, school/facility closure, holidays, or other extenuating circumstances. If the Ohio County Library is closed, testing will be canceled. Please check ahead on the day you plan to test to make sure the Library is open. 

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