The Borough of Chester is accepting applications for the full-time position of driver/laborer for the Department of Public Works.  Duties include but are not limited to buildings and ground maintenance, grass cutting, storm sewer maintenance, road maintenance, snow plowing, paving, and driving vehicles that require a Class B CDL. Some janitorial duty required on a rotating basis with other DPW employees. Applicants should be able to perform manual labor under all weather conditions and be able to understand and carry out verbal instructions.  Applicants must be able to safely operate grass cutting equipment, chainsaws, chippers, snow blowers, leaf machines, and similar equipment as directed.  Applicant must also have a valid NJ Driver’s license with a Class B CDL endorsement with air brakes.

Successful applicants must undergo a background check and drug test prior to employment.  Employment is expected to begin in the Winter of 2020.  Salary DOQ. Current hours 7:00am – 3:00pm, with some occasional required overtime. Interested applicants must complete an employment application on the Borough’s website  or by emailing the Borough Administrator, Margaret Nordstrom at Applications can be emailed to the administrator or mailed to the Municipal Building at 50 North Road, Chester, NJ in an envelope marked ATTN Borough Administrator. Chester Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Borough of Chester is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as the Director of Recreation. This is a full-time, permanent position. Under the supervision of the Borough Administrator, the Recreation Director is responsible for the development and implementation of all recreational programs, activities, and events.

The Recreation Director is also responsible for the management of two Borough recreational facilities: (1) the Field House and (2) the Chester Area Pool (‘CAP”). A valid license in good standing as a Certified Pool Manager is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested parties may submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Margaret Nordstrom at

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