VISTA Careers — County of Chester

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The County of Chester 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.

Corrections Officer I

This position’s responsibilities include supervising the security and conduct of inmates in cells, during group meetings, meals, bathing, at recreation, during visitations, and on work and other assignments, communicating with staff, and inspecting inventory and control over keys, tools, equipment, and keepers. Other duties include submitting recommendations to appropriate departments and ordering authorized items requested by inmates.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma, at least six months of job-related experience, be weapons, CPR, and self-defense qualified, and have knowledge of drug screening and criminal background checks. Candidates will preferably have a criminal justice background and be a graduate of a Department of Corrections Training Academy.

Learn more about the Corrections Officer position at the County of Chester.

Deputy Sheriff I

This position’s responsibilities include protecting the judge and courtroom personnel during criminal trials, maintaining custody of prisoners, processing background checks for firearm permits, and transporting prisoners to and from the courthouse. Other duties include assisting law enforcement agencies, and completing detailed reports.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma, Police Academy training certification, maintain firearms, CPR, and EMS qualifications, and will be able to pass pre-employment drug, polygraph, and physical fitness testing.

Learn more about the Deputy Sheriff position at the County of Chester.

District Justice Clerk I

This position will docket traffic, non-traffic, civil and criminal complaints, schedule hearings, collect, record, balance and deposit payments, and mail out citations. Other duties include issuing or recalling warrants, creating reports, and maintaining the file system and supplies.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 6 months of job-related experience. Candidates should have excellent customer service skills as well as good verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should preferably know vehicle laws and regulations, standard district court procedures and policies, and knowledge of Crime Codes.

Learn more about the District Justice Clerk position at the County of Chester.

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