Chester Workforce Development Center

Eric Bayne, Coordinator, Workforce Development

Contact Eric Bayne:
610-447-7793 (office)
484-213-3141 (cell) or
ebayne@chestercity.com (email)

Job Opportunities


Crossing Guard Positions

CITY OF CHESTER

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

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 3RD THROUGH MARCH 31ST, 2017

AND SHOULD BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN 4PM MARCH 31ST

 

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.

City of Chester Job Fair

The Office of Workforce Development is hosting a Job Fair.  Several local businesses and agencies will be onsite, looking to hire eligible candidates.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Chester City Hall (Community Room)

10:00am-1:00pm

*Professional attire is recommended * 

For more information, please contact:

Eric Bayne, Workforce Development Coordinator

610-447-7793   ebayne@chestercity.com

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

Requirements 

  • 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: http://pangea.geninfo.com/standardparking/apply

Pharmacy Technicians

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Media – Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc.’s (CAADC) Pharmacy Technician Training Program has five additional slots available starting in January.  The program is designed to help out-of-school youth gain the skills for a rewarding career including obtaining required credentials and industry recognized certifications.  CAADC has partnered with Delaware County Community College for its Pharmacy Technician Training Program which provides instruction to become a pharmacy technician leading to employment in hospitals and community pharmacies.  This program includes Pharmacy Technician Certification and an externship.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 24
  • Currently reside in Delaware County
  • Not enrolled in High School

Income eligibility guidelines do apply.  Only five additional slots are available and are filling up fast so call today to see if you are eligible.  Contact Gail King at (610) 874-8451 if you are interested in the Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

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 www.caadc.org.

CAADC Seeking Employment Partners for Youth Building Trades Program

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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 www.caadc.org.

Youth Employment Opportunities

Now Hiring (High School Students)

The Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Tobacco Control and Prevention Program) is looking to hire high school students for the following position:

Part-time Youth Surveyor, Youth Access Project

Pay Rate: $12 per hour

To apply, please contact Ms. Yates. Office:  (610)447-7894     Email:nyates@chestercity.com

For more information about the requirements for this positions, please download the document

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