job opportunities


The Chester Township Board of Trustees will be accepting employment applications until 12:00 p.m. on April 5, 2018, for a seasonal employee position.  Applications may be picked up and submitted at the Chester Township Offices located at 12701 Chillicothe Road between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The position will require the employee to work for the Chester Township Road Department.The applicant should possess knowledge and skill in the areas of landscaping and grounds and facilities maintenance. Duties include, but are not limited to, mulching, tree trimming, mowing and trimming, traffic flagging, emptying trash receptacles, and performing general maintenance on facilities and equipment.Knowledge and skill in the use of the hand tools and motorized equipment used for landscaping and grounds maintenance is preferred. The work will be done on an as-needed basis during the months of April through September 2018, with days and hours determined by the Road Superintendent, not to exceed 120 days. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and have a valid State of Ohio driver’s license.The starting wage will be discussed and determined by experience. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Chester Township Road Superintendent at 440-729-9110.Chester Township is an equal opportunity employer.

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:


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 6:00 PM in the Town Hall meeting room located at 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise specified.