job opportunities

CHESTER TOWNSHIP ROAD WORKER

Applications for the position of Road Worker in Chester Township will be accepted by the Chester Township Board of Trustees until 4:00 p.m. on  Friday, December 28, 2017.  The position serves under the direction of the Road Superintendent and is responsible for maintaining and repairing Township roads and other duties as assigned.  The employee will follow the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and rules as established by the Board of Trustees and Road Superintendent.  Some work will require heavy physical exertion such as digging, raking, sweeping, mixing, hammering, shoveling, painting, etc., and may be performed under adverse weather conditions for long periods of time. 

The applicant must have some knowledge of simple construction and maintenance methods, ability to use common hand tools and to understand and carry out verbal instructions; a basic understanding of operating principles of gasoline and diesel-powered motor vehicles and related maintenance, and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors and the general public.  The applicant is required to be able to read and comprehend written instruction, policies and procedures pertaining to duties, and must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must also possess a valid Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement. 

Application forms are available at the Town Hall, or on the website at www.chestertwp.org/jobs.  Applications and resumes may be dropped off at or mailed to:  Chester Township Board of Trustees, 12701 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH  44026, or emailed to:  mlflorentine@chestertwp.org  and must be received no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, December 28, 2017. 

Chester Township is an equal opportunity employer 

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 Board of Zoning Appeals

Chester Township is seeking residents who are interested in serving as an alternate on the Board of Zoning Appeals to fill the remainder of a five year term expiring December 31, 2018.  Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest and a resume to the Chester Township Board of Trustees, 12701 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH  44026, or dropped off at the Town Hall between 9 AM and 4 PM weekdays, or emailed to mlflorentine@chestertwp.org.  Applications must be received by January 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM.  The Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 7:00 PM on the second Monday of each month.  Chester Township is an equal opportunity employer.  

Zoning Commission

Chester Township is seeking residents who are interested in serving as an alternate on the Zoning Commission for the remainder of a five year term expiring December 31, 2018.  Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest and a resume to the Chester Township Board of Trustees, 12701 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH  44026, or dropped off at the Town Hall between 9 AM and 4 PM weekdays, or emailed to mlflorentine@chestertwp.org.  Applications must be received by January 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM.  The Zoning Commission meets at 7:00 PM on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  Chester Township is an equal opportunity employer.  

 

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Public notice

Public notice 110717

recycle park hours of operation

Chester Recycle Park, located at 12535 Chillicothe Road, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to accommodate residents' recycling needs.  Bins are typically emptied on Fridays and Mondays, and the Park is closed when the bins are full, in order to minimize windblown trash.  

Please remember, Chester Township receives revenue for paper and cardboard that is placed into the "paper only" bins on the right-hand side of the recycle drive.  If you are able to segregate your paper/cardboard from other recyclables, it is appreciated.  

For more information about recycling, please visit: www.startrecycling.com

POWER OUTAGE GUIDELINES - FIRST ENERGY

To report an outage, please call the CEI Outage Reporting Line at 1-888-544-4877.  

When electric power is lost, CEI crews' highest priorities are removing downed wires and electrical hazards.  Critical infrastructure is focused on next - police, fire, schools, hospitals, wastewater treatment, etc.  Some residents may see a CEI truck go through their neighborhood but their power remains out - these crews are patrolling the area and looking for damage and safety hazards.  

CEI also has a power outage map showing the number of outages in an area and estimated times for restoration:  Power Outage Map - First Energy

If your power remains out after the estimated restoration time has passed, CEI asks that you call the outage reporting line again.  

Customers can also download the FirstEnergy App; with the app, you can sign up for outage status text messages on your mobile devices, whether Apple or Android:  

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Chester Townhall




Township meetings are held every other Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall meeting room located at 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise specified. 

2017 MEETINGS