The County of Chester was created by William Penn in 1682 as one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania. The county consists of 73 municipalities — one city, 15 boroughs, and 57 townships — and is routinely ranked among the best places to live in America.
The county is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and offers full-time employees competitive and flexible benefits packages that include health, long-term disability, dental, and life insurance, and more.
Deputy County Administrator
This position is responsible for providing administrative coordination, leadership, and management support to the County Administrator. He/she may also provide supervision and guidance to county agencies and staff, as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of progressive experience in an executive/senior administrative position, preferably in Public Administration; and the ability to assess an organization’s needs and priorities.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
This position is responsible for the operation, repair, and maintenance of the county’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, spray irrigation, and sludge-handling facilities.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six months of job-related experience; must possess or obtain a Class C1 Wastewater Treatment license within two and a half years of appointment; and have familiarity with operating requirements for WWTP and DEP regulations applicable to the position.
Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist
This position is responsible for providing case management services to eligible clients so that a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional, or physical living condition can be achieved, and a drug/alcohol free lifestyle can be maintained. This may include providing case management services to specialized populations, including those involved in the Chester County Treatment Court.
The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience as a Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee, or at least one year of direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in an alcohol or other drug treatment setting; and a bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, sociology, social welfare, psychology, nursing, or a related field.