The Town of Chester is seeking an Administrative Assistant, reporting to the Town Administrator and serving the Selectmen’s office.
The position will be up to 19 hours per week. Successful candidate will have good written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with other municipal employees and the general public, and demonstrated clerical skills including familiarity with computers and Office programs. Successful applicant will be able to take meeting minutes, assist with projects, and general office duties. Compensation will be $16/hr. CORI check is required.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Katherine Warden, Town Administrator, Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA 01011. Position will remain open until filled. Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
October 23, 2020
CHIEF OF POLICE
Chester-Blandford Police Department (Full-Time)
The Towns of Chester & Blandford are seeking to hire a full time Chief of Police who will be considered a “Working Chief” and will serve both communities in the capacity of, and having responsibility for the Chester-Blandford Police Department (CBPD). The CBPD was established as part of an inter-municipal agreement and it is expected to be a continuous and sustainable department both short and long term. This position will be responsible for all aspects of maintaining a professional and courteous police department for the Towns and will work under the direction of the Select Boards, designated oversight committee and the Town Administrators. See the full job description here.
Resume, letter of interest, and three (3) professional references can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Town of Chester, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester MA 01011 “Attn: Town Administrator/Chief of Police search” or hand deliver to the Town Hall at the same address.
Applications will be received until November 30, 2020, at which time the Chester Select Board will begin scheduling interviews with an anticipated hire date on or before January 1, 2021. AA/EOE
September 28, 2020
The Town of Chester MA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Treasurer.
Position Summary: The Town Treasurer maintains custody of all town funds (which includes a municipal water department and electric company). Responsibilities include the Towns’ investment, cash management, debt service management, tax title management, issuance of bonds and administration of payroll including benefits and related personnel requirements. Qualifications include working knowledge of municipal procedures relevant to the position and experience in finance. Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounts and three years of experience in the field or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Individual must be bondable.
This is an appointed, salaried, non-benefited position, it is estimated the position will require 12-15 hours/per week. Applications accepted until position is filled. Please send resumes to Katherine Warden, Town Administrator, Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Rd Chester MA 01011. Or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. See the complete position description here. EEO/AA
September 1, 2020
The Town of Chester seeks qualified applicants for the position of Driver – Laborer in the Highway Department. This position operates trucks and other equipment used in public works projects: Operate 41,000 lb. commercial dump truck; haul materials; load materials; operate jackhammer, roller, paving equipment and roadside mower; Operates vehicles providing roadway snow removal and sanding; 41,000 lb. dump truck w/wing plow; plows, sands and salts streets and sidewalks; Repairs water mains and drainage systems; Performs manual labor required for assigned work projects and incidental to operating assigned equipment; Works preforming maintenance and light service of trucks and equipment.
Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent; one year of experience in public works construction and maintenance; or equivalent combination of education and experience Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Driver’s License and 2A License required, Class A CDL and 4G License preferred. CORI and drug test required. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Katherine Warden, Town Administrator, Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Rd, Chester, MA 01011. Position will remain open until filled. Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
August 14, 2020
Transfer Station Attendant
Position available for Wednesdays 3pm to 6pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm year round.
Please send letter of interest by email to Chesterhealth@comcast.net or call (413) 354-7781. Position to be filled ASAP.