The Chester Police Department is currently accepting applications for part-time telecommunicator (dispatcher). The skills needed for this position include the a...bility to work well in high-stress situations, and the ability to multitask. Applicants should be comfortable with computers, and have basic typing skills. Part-time telecommunicators are predominately utilized to fill shifts on the weekends, which includes evening and midnight shifts. Those who have a genuine interest in serving the community in a professional and compassionate manner will find the position rewarding.

If you have submitted applications in the past, and you would like to be considered for this round of hiring, please re-submit a new application. Only applicants living within the Chester School District will be considered, as per city residency requirement.

Applications can be picked up at Chester City Hall or on-line at All applications should be submitted to Chester City Hall, 1330 Swanwick Street, Chester, IL. 62233. The deadline for submission is May 12th, 2015 (4pm).
All applicants must submit to a thorough background investigation.

The City of Chester is an equal opportunity employer.