Chester Workforce Development Center

Eric Bayne, Coordinator, Workforce Development

Contact Eric Bayne:
610-447-7793 (office)
484-213-3141 (cell) or (email)

Job Opportunities



Examination Notice

City of Chester

 The City of Chester is interested in establishing an Eligibility List for the position of Patrol Officer. Applications will be available at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 19013, beginning JUNE 19, 2017 (with the exception of July 4, 2017, City Hall will be closed due to Independence  Day) between the hours of 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm, Monday – Friday.  There will be no exceptions to these times for pick up or return of application.  A non-refundable processing fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) Money Order or Cashier’s Check payable to the City of Chester is required at the time of obtaining the application.  If there are any questions, please contact (610) 447-7795 for further information.

Completed applications include Proof of:

  1. Age 21 years at the date of testing on July 21, 2017
  2. US Citizenship (Birth/Baptismal Certificate is acceptable)
  3. High School Diploma/GED
  4. Valid Driver’s License/Passport
  5. Proof of Veteran’s Status, if applicable
  6. Proof of 120 Certification, if applicable

Applications must be returned in person by the applicant, along with the items listed above for  verification (copies are acceptable), to the Office of the City Clerk during the hours listed above no later than 4:00pm on July 7, 2017.  There will be no exceptions.  If hired, applicants residing outside of the City of Chester must establish residency within three (3) months of date of hire.

*Applicants will have to pass a Physical Agility as outlined by the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission prior to being permitted to take the written Civil Service Test.

The written test will be given on July 21, 2017 at City Hall, Community Room (off of Rt. 291).   Check in time will be 10:00am.


Office of the City Clerk

1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 19013

An Equal Opportunity Employer

2017 Summer Food Service Program / Pool Monitor Positions

The City of Chester’s Department of Parks, Public Property and Recreation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Food Service program and Pool Monitor Positions.

To download an application for the  Summer Food Service Program, please click here

To download an application for the Pool Monitor Position, please click here

You can also stop by Chester City Hall to pick up both applications.

Crossing Guard Positions



Seeking reliable and responsible adults to fill Crossing Guard positions for various locations throughout the City of Chester for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 school year. Pay starts at $9.07/hour. Applicants must be able to stand for 45-90 minutes at a time and possess a reliable means of transportation.

 Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and are required

to pass an FBI Fingerprint Clearance and Child

Abuse Clearance.

Interested candidates should see Ms. Vernita Perry at the

Chester Police Station Lobby

@ 160 East 7th St.

Chester PA

Or pick up an application in the

Chester City Hall Lobby

@ 1 4th St.

Chester PA





Also, on site pre-screening will be open to interested candidates at the City of Chester Job Fair on March 23, 2017 from 10AM to 1PM.

Chester Education Foundation

Blueprints to Success

Need Help finding a job?

We provide job readiness, placement, & career guidance.

When:  Orientation – Ongoing

Where:  Chester Education Foundation, 419 Avenue of the States, 7th Floor, Chester, PA  19013

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 to 24
  • Delaware County Residents
  • Must meet program eligibility income criteria
  • High School Graduate
  • Unemployed or Underemployed

Must commit to attend 3 month program (classroom hours Monday – Thursday, 10 AM – 3 PM)

Seats are limited:  To Schedule an appointment, please call 610.364.1212

Standard Parking (Talen Energy Stadium)

Need work or know someone who does? Standard Parking “SP+” for the Talen Energy Stadium is the answer.

Join the Team                                                                   

  • Plenty of hours
  • Fun environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Uniforms supplied
  • High promotion rate


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Required to Work in Chester, PA
  • Must Pass a Drug Test
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check

Apply online:

CAADC Seeking Employment Partners for Youth Building Trades Program


Media – Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC) is seeking local employment partners for its youth Building Trades Training Program.   The Building Trades Training Program provides instruction in the construction and maintenance fields and includes paid on-the-job training.  The program is designed to help out-of-school economically disadvantaged youth to gain the skills for a rewarding career and includes obtaining industry recognized certifications.

An important component of the project is providing youth with a paid work experience opportunity, funded by the project.  However, CAADC is still seeking employers from Delaware County in the building trades and maintenance fields to partner with for this project.  Benefits to the employers include:

  • Having an employee for 6 months paid for by the project
  • Chance to help and mentor an economically disadvantaged youth looking to start a career
  • Opportunity to secure a great future permanent employee

Participants will work approximately 20 hours per week for six months.  The opportunities start in January so please contact CAADC by mid-December or earlier.  If you are interested in partnering with CAADC please contact Eileen McCoy at (610) 874-8451.

The Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. has been Delaware County’s designated anti-poverty agency since 1979. The non-profit agency provides a wide range of services aimed at encouraging self-sufficiency for low-income individuals.  The Agency’s website is