Become a WV State Trooper


​​​​​​​WV State Trooper Job Description

Cadet Training

Recruitment Team
West Virginia State Trooper Brochure

State Trooper Exam Sample Questions

Physical Fitness Standards

Medical Guidelines

Employee B​enefits

Testing Dates

There are no testing dates currently scheduled.  Please check back soon for more opportunities.

Day of Testing Details

Please make note of the following important items on testing day:

  • Registration will start at 8:00 AM
  • Testing will begin at 9:00 AM
  • You will be directed to park on the Main Lot
  • Please leave all phones, smart watches in your vehicle
  • You will be required to provide photo identification upon check in
  • Please wear business interview attire for the Written Test and Oral Board Interview.
  • Please bring a small bag of appropriate physical fitness attire (shorts, t-shirts, running shoes).  No offensive clothing is permitted. 

Order of testing phases will be as follows: 

    1. Written Test
    2. Oral Board Interview
    3. PT Test (push-ups, sit-ups and timed 1.5-mile timed run)
    4. Suitability
  • You must successfully pass the written test to proceed to the next phases
  • Applicants advancing to the suitability test will plan to stay all afternoon
  • No enlistments will be made on this first day of testing

Check back soon for 2022 Testing Dates.