Chester ambulance is excited to announce a new full-time AEMT position. The ideal candidate will be an AEMT or be certified as an EMT with the ability to become an AEMT within one year. Candidate will also have a strong passion for community-oriented health care.
Candidate should possess the following knowledge and skills: 1. Possess a valid Vermont AEMT/EMT license. 2. Possess a Highschool diploma or GED. 3. Ability to pass a background check. 4. US Citizen. 5. 18 Years of age or older. 6. 2 years of healthcare experience. 7. Ability to lift 50 pounds. 8. Possess VT drivers license
Inquire by sending your resume with a Town of Chester Application to: Town of Chester, VT PO Box 370 Chester, VT 05143
WATER/WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
The Town of Chester has a full-time employment opportunity available in its Water/Wastewater Department. This job is specific to the position of Operator of the Wastewater Plant and Municipal Water System. Minimum requirements are:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum of a VT GD 2 Domestic WW Operator Certification preferred but will train the right applicant
Minimum of a Grade 3 Water Certification or the ability to obtain the Grade 3 Certification within 2 years
Two years applicable experience in all phases of water/wastewater system operation and maintenance preferred
Significant knowledge of Vermont regulatory and reporting requirements to ensure compliance with all conditions of water and wastewater permits preferred.
Ability to deal with the public in a positive manner
General contracting and basic maintenance skills a plus
Willingness to work alongside other departments
Starting salary will be determined based on experience with a competitive benefits package. The position will remain open until filled. Please submit Employment Application and Resume to the Chester Town Manager’s Office, 556 Elm Street, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT, 05143.
FINANCE OFFICER/STAFF ACCOUNTANT The Town of Chester is currently seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Finance Officer/Staff Accountant to maintain financial records. The Finance Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations, assisting with budget processes, conducting internal audits, oversight of payroll and accounts payable. To be successful as a Finance Officer, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Finance Officer should also have excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills. Responsibilities:
Maintaining financial reports, records and general ledger accounts.
Preparing journal entries, analyses, account reconciliations and monthly close processes.
Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements and assisting with audits.
Reconcile bank statements, petty cash funds and other accounts monthly
Oversees daily report of cash receipts, accounts payable and payroll.
Assists in preparation of annual budget
Ensuring compliance with GAAP.
Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and five or more years of progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably in a government setting.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, with advanced Excel skills and ability to work with accounting software. Experience with NEMRC preferred.
Detail oriented, accurate, analytical and organized.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments in a timely manner and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, municipal officials, general public and business partners.
The Town of Chester offers a competitive salary and benefit package. A full job description is available by contacting the Chester Town Office at (802) 875-2173. Please send your letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to the Chester Town Office at 556 Elm Street, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT, 05143 or via email at email@example.com. This position is open until filled.
POLICE LIEUTENANT The Town of Chester is seeking an experienced law enforcement individual to serve as Police Lieutenant. This person will have a strong desire to provide the highest quality police services to the department and to the community. The Chester Police Department serves a population of approximately 3,144 residents and covers an area of approximately 56 square miles.
The Lieutenant is responsible for immediate supervision and control of all Department personnel and is personally responsible for their efficiency and effectiveness. The Lieutenant is second in command of the Department and is subject to the direction and control of the Chief. The applicant must possess strong leadership and administrative abilities with ten (10) years minimum full time law enforcement experience. Consideration will be given to total years of service in as much as they translate into evident knowledge and experience. Preference will be given to having previously held the rank of Sergeant.
Chester offers a competitive starting wage with shift differential, as well as an excellent benefit’s package including participation in VMERS Group C retirement, MVP health insurance, paid sick time, vacation time, and personal time. Uniforms and police equipment are provided. Please click HERE for full requirements and a more detailed job description.
Submit a resume to: Town of Chester ATTN: Chief Thomas Williams P.O. Box 370 Chester, VT 05143
Interested applicants can also contact the Chester Police Department at (802) 875-2035 for more information. The Town of Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
PART TIME EMT The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: • Must be a US Citizen • 18 years of age or older • Valid Driver’s License • High School Diploma or equivalent • Must be able to perform the essential duties of a police officer • All are encouraged to apply but preference will be considered for those with valid EMT licensure Inquire by sending your resume along with a Town of Chester Application to: Town of Chester PO Box 370 Chester, T 05143
PART TIME POLICE OFFICER/EMT The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: • Must be a US Citizen • 18 years of age or older • Valid Driver’s License • High School Diploma or equivalent • Must be able to perform the essential duties of a police officer • All are encouraged to apply but preference will be considered for those with valid EMT licensure Inquire by sending your resume along with a Town of Chester Application to: Town of Chester PO Box 370 Chester, T 05143