Department of Public Works Driver/Laborer

Borough of Chester   Chester, NJ   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on May 2, 2021

The Borough of Chester is accepting applications for the full-time position of driver/laborer for the Department of Public Works.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Buildings and ground maintenance
  • Grass cutting
  • Storm sewer maintenance
  • Road maintenance
  • Snow plowing
  • Paving
  • Driving vehicles that require a Class B CDL
  • Some janitorial duty required on a rotating basis with other DPW employees.


Applicants should be able to perform manual labor under all weather conditions and be able to understand and carry out verbal instructions.

Applicants must be able to safely operate grass cutting equipment, chainsaws, chippers, snow blowers, leaf machines, and similar equipment as directed.

Applicant must also have a valid NJ Driver’s license with a Class B CDL endorsement with air brakes.

Successful applicants must undergo a background check and drug test prior to employment.

Salary DOQ.

Current hours 7:00am-3:00pm, with some occasional required overtime.

Interested applicants must complete an employment application on the Borough’s website or by emailing the Borough Administrator, Margaret Nordstrom by applying here today.

Applications can be emailed to the administrator or mailed to the Municipal Building at 50 North Road, Chester, NJ in an envelope marked ATTN Borough Administrator. Chester Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.