Town of Chester - Facilities Superintendent

Posted:  May 24, 2018

The Town of Chester, NH is seeking a Facilities Superintendent to perform the general maintenance and repair of various Town properties. The ideal candidate must have 5 years' experience with carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, and general maintenance. A desire to serve the community and a strong customer-service attitude are a must.

The Facilities Superintendent:

  • is responsible for performing, planning, organizing, developing, and directing the general operating maintenance, repair, and housekeeping of the properties.
  • must be knowledgeable of maintenance practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing maintenance in a municipal complex setting.
  • must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
  • must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc.
  • must perform regular inspections of various facilities and related operational systems for order, safety, and proper performance of equipment.

Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. 

Interested applicants should mail a cover letter, application, and resume to:

Board of Selectmen's Office
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

Town of Chester - Park Rangers (Seasonal)

Posted:  May 17, 2018

These position(s) serve as a positive presence and deterrence to misbehavior in the park and, together with the Police Department, assures that the safety and well-being of park users is properly maintained at all times. As an employee of the Town of Chester, the Park Ranger is vested with the authority to order a person (or persons) to leave (or not to enter) Town of Chester property in order to follow Federal or State laws, or Town of Chester ordinances, rules and regulations in accordance with NH RSA 635:2, Criminal Trespass.

The Park Ranger works directly with the Police Department and is a great opportunity for someone looking to enter the field of law enforcement to gain valuable experience.

Coverage is needed 7 days/week, varying hours dependent on the weather.  Approximately 30 hours per week from mid-May until mid-September

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  Please send applications to:

Chief Aaron P. Berube
Chester Police Department
84 Chester Street
Chester, N.H. 03036

Salary: Pay Range: $10.00-$12.00/hr.

Town of Chester - Transfer Station Attendant

Posted:  April 12, 2018

The Town of Chester, NH prides itself on its clean and efficient Transfer Station.  We are in need of enthusiastic individuals who care about the environment enough to assist in assuring that trash and recycling materials are properly handled.  Recycling is mandatory in the Town of Chester, and materials are expected to be pre-sorted and correctly brought to our Transfer Station for placement into labelled areas.  The attendant must demonstrate the following:

  • The ability to follow directions and to assist residents to drop off materials properly.
  • The ability to multi-task in a busy environment where traffic may be ongoing and people are unloading materials to bring to various locations.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs., to handle materials efficiently, and to move quickly if needed.
  • Assist residents and other Transfer Station attendants as directed.
  • Must be dependable, reliable, and timely.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Be willing to clean and manage trash and recycling areas so that they are kept neat and tidy.
  • Be willing to obtain Solid Waste Facility Assistant Operator Certification
  • Learn about recycling materials and what is acceptable and not acceptable and the rules of the Chester Transfer Station.

Interested applicants should mail a letter of interest, application, and resume to:

Board of Selectmen’s Office
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH  03036

Town of Chester – Recreation Department

Posted: March 8, 2018

Town of Chester – Recreation Department

We are now accepting applications for our Summer Program positions.
Chester Recreation offers several employment opportunities for our seven-week summer program which runs from June 25th – August 10th (with additional training dates to be held prior to camp). 

  • Director:                        Pay starts at $14.00 per hour
  • Assistant Director:        Pay starts at $9.50 per hour
  • Lead Counselor:           Pay starts at $8.00 per hour
  • Counselor:                    Pay starts at $7.50 per hour
  • Lifeguard:                      Pay starts at $9.00 per hour

Please send cover letter, application and resume to:

Recreation Department
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Town of Chester – Full Time Police Officer

Posted:  April 12, 2017

The Chester Police Department is seeking motivated, hardworking applicants of exceptional character for the position of full time police officer. Candidates must be at least 21 years old and must have high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license and excellent communication and writing skills. Must have ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of NH (NHPSTC).

Preference will be afforded to those candidates already certified by NHPSTC or whose out-of-state police certification would be recognized by NHPSTC. Applicants may be required to pass a written exam, physical agility test, oral board interviews, psychological testing, extensive background investigation and medical examination. Current base pay ranges from $39,520 to $52,700 depending upon experience / qualifications. The Town of Chester offers an excellent benefits package.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume – please do not email – to:

Aaron P. Berube, Chief of Police
Chester Police Department
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

Town of Chester – Part Time Police Officer

Posted:  November 1, 2016

The Chester, New Hampshire Police Department is seeking applicants for part-time officers, as well as establishing an eligibility list for future anticipated full-time openings. The successful candidate(s) must be able to pass a written test, physical fitness testing, medical exam, psychological exam, and a comprehensive background investigation. The candidates must also possess current NH PSTC certification or be able to obtain the certification.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume – please do not email – to:

Aaron P. Berube, Chief of Police
Chester Police Department
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

Town of Chester – Occasional Recording Secretary

Posted:  Ongoing

The Town of Chester is seeking an experienced recording secretary to occasionally take minutes at local government meetings, held on various evenings during the week.  The successful candidate must be able to take precise notes quickly in addition to interpreting and transcribing these notes later.  S/he must have knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.  Familiarity with Roberts Rules of Order is helpful; familiarity with New Hampshire RSAs is a bonus. Other requirements include reliability, punctuality, flexibility, and a sense of humor.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to the following address or via email.:

Debra H. Doda
Board of Selectmen’s Office
84 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

Employment Application (may fill out online but must submit an original, signed copy to the Town of Chester)

The Town of Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.