City of Chester, South CarolinaWelcome to the City of Chester


DEPARTMENTS

 

    

Lifeguards - City of Chester Wylie Park Pool.

If not certified, may obtain certification through Chester YMCA, contact Jim Burk at 581-9622.

Pay Range

New guards - $7.25 hr.

Experienced Guards - $7.50 hr.

Head Life Guard - $8.00 hr.

  

Pool Manager - Wylie Park Pool

$10.00 -11.00 hr. Seasonal

REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED, must be 21 years of age, valid driver’s license, current lifesaving certification, standard first aid and CPR. Pool management experience preferred that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prepares daily financial reports, handles concerns from pool patrons, supervises lifeguards, maintains inventory on equipment and supplies. Performs duties in coordination with the Recreation Director. Performs related work as required.

 

 

Swim Team Head Coach

Seasonal

Job Requirements: Candidate must be 21 years of age, mature, responsible adult with previous swimming or coaching experience. CPR and First Aid certification required. Lifeguard and ASCA certification a plus. The individual must demonstrate strong communication, organization, and leadership skills and be able to work with volunteers. Includes nights and weekends.

 

Park Leaders

$7.25-$8.00 hr. Seasonal 

Requirements: Requires a high school diploma or GED, must be 21 years of age. Assist in the implementation of recreation and community service programs and events and ability to provide excellent customer service.  20-28 hours per week on a flexible schedule that may include weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays.

 Applications available at City Hall, 100 West End Street or www.chestersc.org (Departments, HR, HR forms).  Please submit application to croof@chester.sc.gov or drop off at City Hall.  Application must be returned no later than 12 noon, March 31, 2014.

City of Chester is an EOE-H.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

City of Chester Finance Director

Finance Department

Salary Range: $44,284 - $61,998.

 

Brief Job Description:

Under the limited supervision of the City Administrator, establishes and administers the City of Chester’s Finance Department and the financial operations in areas’ such as tax collection, cash management, investments, financial report preparation, budget preparation, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, grants, payroll and the collection of police fines, fees, etc. Attends and records the minutes of the Finance Committee meetings, forwards a copy of such minutes to Council, the City Administrator, and the Clerk to Council. Acts as Finance Department Head and is responsible for the supervision of all members of the Finance Department staff. Reports to the City Administrator.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervises and directs the City’s financial operations; assigns workloads and establishes work schedules; directs and supervises duties of assigned staff. Supervisory duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of other maintaining standards of operations; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and approving employee transfers, promotions, discipline, discharge and recommending salary increases.

Reviews, as necessary, the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy. Evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate. Suggests training and offers assistance as necessary to assure the accurate performance of duties for the Finance Department staff.

Acts as the principle financial advisor to the City Administrator and City Council.

Administers all financial policies, transactions and activities as approved by Council. Reviews and advises the City Administrator and Council of all issues, which impact financial, cash flow, personnel and other operations as requested by the City Administrator or Council.

Formulates and supervises all accounting methods, procedures, forms and records.

Maintains responsibility for advising the City Administrator and Council the proper investment and management of the various FUNDS. Performs a variety of general financial management activities, including but not limited to reviewing and adjusting accounts receivable and accounts payable. Reviews payroll reports to be posted to the general ledger; reconciles bank statements, prepares bank deposits, maintains accurate fixed asset records to include additions/deletions to liability insurance coverage for the City as referred to GASB34.  

Produces monthly financial statements; completes government agency reports.

Monitors the efficiency and accuracy of financial management computer systems; troubleshoots computer problems and assists as necessary outside computer support companies to assure the proper functioning of the financial management computer system.

Functions as City Delinquent Property Tax Collector. Directs and oversees the delinquent property tax sale for the City to include: advertising and posting of properties to be sold and presides over the delinquent property tax auction.

Assists in the development of the City’s annual budget.

When necessary, serves as customer service representative.

Reviews documents and reports such as daily cash collection reports, invoices, surveys and purchase orders.

Prepares bank drafts, budget documents, memos and various correspondences. Reviews all accounts payable checks prior to being signed or released for payment to assure the accuracy of the accounts payable function.

Assists Grants Administrator with any necessary financial information to allow for receipt of grants to the City.

 

Operates a computer, printer, typewriter, two-way radio, binding machine, calculator, fax machine, copier and telephone.

Interacts and communicates professionally with the City Administrator, City Council, and Mayor other Department Heads, City employees, subordinates, bank representatives, various government agencies, attorneys, sales representatives, insurance representatives, and the public.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs general administrative/office work as required to include typing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering and retrieving computer data, preparing computer reports, and answering the telephone.

Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting supplemented by two or more years of experience in government fund accounting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

Notice of application should be submitted to City of Chester HR Department, Attention Carla Roof, 100 West End Street, Chester, SC 29706, or complete online at www.chestersc.org. Application deadline Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The City of Chester is an EOE-H. 

 

Position is Subject to the following Background Checks: Credit Check, Criminal History, Driving History, Credit Check, Drug Test and Medical/Physical. 

 

 

  

 

City of Chester Recreation Director

Recreation Department

Salary Range: $31,764. - $44,464.

Brief Job Description:

Under limited supervision, is responsible for planning, developing, scheduling, and implementing a year-round City-wide recreation program. Provides direct supervision to assigned support staff, part-time employees, contracted assistance, and seasonal personnel. Reports to the City Administrator. 

                                            SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 Directs the daily operations of the Recreation Department; may supervise part-time or seasonal employees, volunteers, or other City staff; instructs; assigns reviews and plans work of others; maintains standards; coordinates activities.

 Oversees the planning, implementation and promotion of all recreation programs and projects. Establishes and maintains the philosophy, vision and goals of the programs.

 Develops and administers department budget and grants; approves expenditures. Writes grant proposals and secures funding through grants, donations, and other sources.

 Seeks community involvement in department activities through the recruitment of volunteers and sponsors.

 Maintains public relations with clubs, groups, churches, and organizations concerning planning recreation and leisure activities.

 Ensures department compliance with all City policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

 Takes appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all citizens that utilize the property and facilities, enroll in recreation classes, attends special events and take part in any activity offered by the department.

 Develops plans and provides recommendations for needed recreation assets. Purchases equipment, materials, and supplies needed and maintains records of operational costs and fees collected.

 Evaluates programming through review of participant evaluations and public comment; determines cost-effectiveness and profitability of programs.

 Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from citizens.

 Keeps abreast of trends and issues in public recreation by reading professional publications and attending conferences, workshops, etc.

Receives reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including budget documentation, invoices, program registration, time reports, grant applications, grant regulations, job applications, media copy, annual reports, etc.

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and related office equipment in addition to various recreational equipment.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other City department heads and personnel, subordinates, council members, administrator, civic groups, customers, community leaders/civic organizations, community organizations, customers, students, parents, school personnel, coaches, news media and the public.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a Bachelor's degree in parks and recreation administration, public administration or related field supplemented by a minimum of one to two years of experience in parks and recreation programming and administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess certification from the South Carolina Parks and Recreation Association Personnel Standards Committee.

Notice of application should be submitted to City of Chester HR Department, Attention Carla Roof, 100 West End Street, Chester, SC 29706, or complete online at www.chestersc.org. Application deadline Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The City of Chester is an EOE-H. 

 Position is Subject to the following Background Checks: Credit Check, Criminal History, Driving History, Drug Test and Medical/Physical. 

 

  

  

 

 

 

  

City of Chester

Sergeant Uniform – Internal/External Posting

1 Position

Police Department

 

Requires a high school diploma and completion of required criminal justice training and education, supplemented by three to five years of experience in law enforcement; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and experience. Must possess S.C. Law Enforcement certification and a valid state driver's license. Additional job requirements can be located at www.chestersc.org

 

 

Application for Position: Internal Employees interested in this job opportunity should submit in writing a request of interest letter to Carla Roof, Human Resources Director no later than 12 noon, Friday, March 21, 2014. External applicants should submit application and/or resume to croof@chester.sc.gov, or mail to City of Chester, 100 West End Street, Chester, SC 29706, no later than 12 noon, Friday, March 21, 2014. The City of Chester is an EOE-H. 

 

Position is Subject to the following Background Checks: Credit Check, Criminal History, Driving History, Drug Test, Medical/Physical and psychological testing. 

 

  

JOB POSTING

CITY OF CHESTER PARKS AND RECREATION

PART TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - $8.50 hour


Under regular supervision, performs routine bookkeeping and clerical duties for Parks and Recreation Department operations. Reports to the Recreation Director. Requires a high school diploma supplemented by one to two years of general clerical/bookkeeping experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be proficient in Excel, Photo Shop, Print Shop, Microsoft Word and other computer applications as necessary.  Interested applicants submit application/resume to Carla Roof, HR Director no later than 12 noon on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The City of Chester is an EOE-H. P
osition is Subject to the following Background Checks:  Criminal History, Driving History, Drug Test, Medical/Physical Examination.

 

 

 

  


 
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