Chester Workforce Development Center

Eric Bayne, Coordinator, Workforce Development

Eric Bayne, Coordinator, Workforce Development

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

Job Opportunities


PennDOT’s Winter Maintenance Program

PennDOT’s Winter Maintenance Program

  • Transportation Equipment / CDL Operator
  • Diesel & Construction Equipment Mechanic
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Tradesman Helper
  • Radio Dispatcher
  • Semi-Skilled Laborer
  • Welder
  • Custodial Worker

See eligibility requirements and apply:  www.employment.pa.gov

PennDOT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position of Apprentice Firefighter

Position of Apprentice Firefighter

Examination Notice

The City of Chester is interested in establishing an Eligibility List for the position of Apprentice Firefighter. Applications will be available at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 19013, beginning January 24, 2022 and ending February 11, 2022, between the hours of 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm, Monday – Friday. There will be no exceptions to these times for pick up or return of application. A non-refundable processing fee of Thirty-five ($35.00) 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 call (610) 447-7795 for further information.

Completed applications include Proof of:

  1. Age 18 years at the date of testing on February 25, 2022.
  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

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 3:00pm on February 11, 2022. 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.

Those applicants who are successful during the application process will be required to be fully vaccinated to attend the Academy. As such, proof of vaccination status will be required at the time applications are submitted. Without this information, your application will be considered incomplete.

The written test will be given on February 25, 2022, at City Hall, Community Room (off of Rt. 291). Check in time will be 10:00am. PLEASE BRING ID!

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CHESTER CIVIL SERVICE BOARD

Office of the City Clerk
1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 19013

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Position of Patrol Officer

Position of Patrol Officer

Examination Notice

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 January 24, 2022 through February 11, 2022 between the hours of 10:00am-12pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm, Monday – Friday. There will be no exceptions to these times for pick up or return of application. A non-refundable processing fee of Thirty Five Dollars ($35.00) 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 March 4, 2022
  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 3:00pm on February 11, 2022. 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.

Those applicants who are successful during the application process, but need to attend the Academy, will be required to be fully vaccinated. As such, proof of vaccination status will be required at the time applications are submitted. Without this information, your application will be considered incomplete.

*Applicants will have to PASS a PHYSICAL AGILITY ON (February 20, 2022 @ 8am at Widener University) AND PASS a READING COMPREHENSION TEST (TBA) 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 March 4, 2022 at City Hall, Community Room (off of Rt. 291). Check in time will be 10:00am. PLEASE BRING ID!

Support Documentation


CHESTER CIVIL SERVICE BOARD

Office of the City Clerk
1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 19013

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Deputy Director of Human Resources

Deputy Director of Human Resources

Position Title:            Deputy Director of Human Resources                                  

Organization Unit:   Department of Accounts & Finance

Reports to:                 Director of Human Resources

Status:                        Full-time, Non-Bargaining Unit

Hours:                        M-F, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Posting Period:          December 16, 2021 – December 29, 2021, or until position is filled

Salary Range:            $50,000

Benefits:                     Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life

Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of HR, the Deputy Director of HR performs and oversees a wide range of human resources functions in compliance with local, state, federal, and organizational regulations. Strong interpersonal skills are required to develop rapport and trusting relationships with leadership and other team members. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee and labor relations, record keeping, file maintenance, policy interpretation and implementation, employment law compliance, talent acquisition, employee development and training, and workers compensation and other health and safety concerns.  May carry out additional responsibilities as requested.

Duties Include but Not Limited To: 

  1. Works jointly with team members to ensure compliance in all areas of human resources
  2. Maintains permanent personnel records
  3. Answers employee requests and questions
  4. Trouble-shoots day-to-day issues related to Payroll, HRIS, unemployment claims, workers compensation, and policies/procedures as they arise
  5. Assists the Director with employee relation matters to include discipline/discharge and grievance/appeal procedures
  6. Prepares correspondence
  7. Conducts research for policies, training, strategic planning, and other human resource issues
  8. Gathers data necessary to complete reports
  9. Remains abreast of policy changes and updates occurring within the field of human resources
  10. Assists in the implementation and application of new and existing personnel policies
  11. Manages workers compensation process including ensuring that information is submitted in compliance with the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act
  12. Manages Heart and Lung benefits for eligible employees in compliance with the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act
  13. Ensures safety is maintained in compliance with the City’s Safety Committee and other partners
  14. Coordinates and conducts employee and management training for specific areas

Conducts new-employee orientations and other on-boarding processes

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RESIDENTIAL HOUSING INSPECTOR

RESIDENTIAL HOUSING INSPECTOR

POSITION TITLE:                     RESIDENTIAL HOUSING INSPECTOR

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:       Planning, Public Health, & Code

REPORTS TO:                          Building Code Official

STATUS:                                  Full-time, Union

HOURS:                                   M – F, 9:00am – 4:30pm

POSTING PERIOD:                  November 30, 2021 – December 13, 2021

PAY RANGE:                            $21.00 – $25.61

BENEFITS:                               Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life

SUMMARY: This position is will inspect single and multi-family dwellings to ensure compliance with applicable City ordinances, codes and regulations.  An important part of this work is explaining legal requirements to owners and occupants and assisting them in understanding and voluntarily complying with the law.

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Building Health and Safety Monitor

Building Health and Safety Monitor

POSITION TITLE:         Building Health and Safety Monitor

REPORTS TO:              Health Director

DEPARTMENT:            Planning, Public Health, & Code

STATUS:                      Full-time, Non-Bargaining Unit

HOURS:                       M-F, 9:00am – 4:30pm

POSTING PERIOD:       November 30, 2021 – December 13, 2021

SALARY:                      $32,000.00

BENEFITS:                   Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Building Health and Safety Monitor is the first point of contact for City Hall visitors and provides exceptional service while enforcing safety guidelines.  The Building Health and Safety Monitor is a key administrative role delivering a positive customer service experience and necessary administrative support across the organization.  This position requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of the organization, responsibilities, and procedures related to City staff and facilities.

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TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT OFFICER- PART TIME

TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT OFFICER- PART TIME

**PHMC is proud to be a leader in public health. PHMC requires that ALL employees have received the first Covid-19 vaccination dose by the first day of employment. We will offer the Covid-19 vaccination at no cost, via our Health Centers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist in the implementation of local youth access campaigns aimed at decreasing the sale of tobacco to Delaware County youth. Part-time staff are responsible for driving underage youth to stores throughout Delaware County that sell tobacco products and supervising them as they attempt to purchase tobacco products; accounting for money spent, attending all HPC youth access trainings and assisting in the implementation of the PA Synar Survey.

You must have a flexible schedule to work after school hours, holidays, and weekends.

Requirements:  Ability to work well with youth and Senior Program Coordinator

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Extremely well organized and detail oriented
  • Commitment to tobacco control and good health practices, including a thorough understanding of the goals and mission of this project
  • Safe driving skills
  • You will be required to attend all mandatory meetings/trainings.
EXPERIENCE:  Must be tobacco free and age 21 or older

EDUCATION: High school diploma required.

 Child Abuse and Criminal History checks/FBI Background Clearance required.

Salary: $21.25 per hour plus mileage reimbursement.

Position requires valid driver’s license (no points), and a registered, insured automobile.

If interested please send your resume to Marissa Williams; [email protected]

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