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.

County Casework Manager

This position will oversee the work of supervisors, caseworkers, or support staff and review and analyze case records to ensure the quality of services provided. Duties include responding to calls from the public, attending and representing the department at court hearings, and evaluating performance and making appropriate recommendations regarding personnel actions.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and three years of supervisory experience and three years of child welfare experience. Candidates should have Department of Public Welfare Supervisory Certification, knowledge of child welfare regulations and related laws, and excellent organizational and time management skills. Candidates should have the ability to maintain confidential information and handle confidential matters, as well as a general understanding of Human Resources guidelines.

Learn more about the County Casework Manager position at the County of Chester.

Deputy Sheriff I

This position will protect the judge and courtroom personnel during criminal trials, maintain custody and control of prisoners, and process background checks for firearm permits. Other duties include completing prisoner extraditions and transports, completing detailed and accurate reports or reportable incidents, and performing other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or GED and their Act 120 Police Academy training certification not more than five years prior to the employment date, or five years of law enforcement experience. Candidates should maintain firearms qualification and CPR and EMS provider-level certifications. Candidates should have knowledge of criminal and civil law and training in defensive and security tactics.

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

Safety & Security Operator

This position is responsible for patrolling designated county facilities to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and to protect the occupants of the facility. Other duties include being responsible for the safety and security of county facilities, and tour the assigned facility to identify any irregularities, observe protection and fire control equipment, uphold order, and enforce regulations for the facility in regards to the premises, personnel, and visitors. Additionally, this position will screen and confiscate any unauthorized items.

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or GED, with a background in corrections or law enforcement preferred. Candidates should have one year or more of job-related experience and customer service experience, as well as be certified in First Aid and CPR. Candidate should have the ability to properly use an X-ray scanner and be able to follow protocol. Additionally, candidates should have strong people skills and be detail-oriented.

Learn more about the Safety & Security Operator position at the County of Chester.

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