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ROAD SUPERINTENDENT FOR CHESTER TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given that applications for the position of Road Superintendent in Chester Township will be accepted for consideration by the Chester Township Board of Trustees until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017.  The Chester Township Road Superintendent serves at the discretion of the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the operation and management of the Road Department and its personnel, the maintenance and repair of all aspects of the Township road infrastructure, developing program and policy and providing for its implementation, managing the purchasing and maintenance of all the departmental equipment, and ensures the safe and efficient operation of the equipment.  To be considered for this position, an applicant must have ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in public works, five (5) years of administrative and management experience directing a minimum of five (5) employees, possess extensive knowledge of computer operation and related software including Microsoft Office platform, be familiar with the use of the internet, possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s Licenses with air brake endorsement, have direct experience in road maintenance and repair processes, have direct experience in the operation of construction equipment, possess the ability to deal with the public in a polite and effective manner, possess knowledge of budget preparation, possess the ability  to develop work schedules based on seasonal factors and availability of materials, workers, and equipment, and be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent (GED).  Applicants with construction management skills an additional college education will be preferred. 

A detailed description of the position and an employment application are available by clicking here or may be obtained at the Chester Township Town Hall, 12701 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH  44026 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  Completed applications may be mailed to the Town Hall or dropped off between the hours stated above.  Applications will not be accepted via email.  Applications must list references familiar with the applicant’s work experience and be accompanied by a resume.  The salary for this position will be commensurate with the ability and experience of the applicant.  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:  

Download on iOS  

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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