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Part Time Administrative Assistant/Cemetery Sexton – Chester Township Road Department

The Chester Township Board of Trustees is accepting applications until September 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM for the position of part-time Road Department Administrative Assistant/Cemetery Sexton.  This position provides clerical, secretarial and general assistance to the Road Superintendent and acts as first point of contact for the Road Department with Township residents, main office and vendors.  Duties include answering phone calls, handling mail, ordering supplies, and other office-related duties as required.  As Cemetery Sexton works under the direction of the Road Superintendent, responsible for all aspects of Township cemetery activity including maintaining burial plot information (electronic & hard copy), preparing deeds, working with funeral homes, residents, monument companies, etc.  Scheduled working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent, minimum of five (5) years administrative or secretarial experience, proficiency in MSWord and Excel.  Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license.  Compensation to be determined and is commensurate with experience, and this position does not provide benefits.  A pre-employment drug screen will be required prior to employment.  Applications may be picked up at the Town Hall Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM, and are also available on the website at , , and should be mailed to:  Chester Township Board of Trustees, 12701 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH  44026.

Chester Township is an equal opportunity employer.

construction advisory - road closure

Beginning October 2, Cedar Road will be closed between Foxmoor and West Geauga Trail for a period of not more than two weeks.  Please call Road Superintendent Terry Varner at 440-729-9110 for additional details.  


To report an outage, please call the CEI Outage Reporting Line at 1-888-544-4877.  

When electric power is lost, CEI crews' highest priorities are removing downed wires and electrical hazards.  Critical infrastructure is focused on next - police, fire, schools, hospitals, wastewater treatment, etc.  Some residents may see a CEI truck go through their neighborhood but their power remains out - these crews are patrolling the area and looking for damage and safety hazards.  

CEI also has a power outage map showing the number of outages in an area and estimated times for restoration:  Power Outage Map - First Energy

If your power remains out after the estimated restoration time has passed, CEI asks that you call the outage reporting line again.  

Customers can also download the FirstEnergy App; with the app, you can sign up for outage status text messages on your mobile devices, whether Apple or Android:  

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recycle park hours of operation

Chester Recycle Park, located at 12535 Chillicothe Road, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to accommodate residents' recycling needs.  Bins are typically emptied on Fridays and Mondays, and the Park is closed when the bins are full, in order to minimize windblown trash.  

Please remember, Chester Township receives revenue for paper and cardboard that is placed into the "paper only" bins on the right-hand side of the recycle drive.  If you are able to segregate your paper/cardboard from other recyclables, it is appreciated.  

For more information about recycling, please visit:

Chester Townhall

Township meetings are held every other Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall meeting room located at 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise specified.