Chesterfield County, Virginia … The Employer of Choice

Home to more than 323,000 residents; the county is frequently recognized for its extraordinary quality of life. Chesterfield County is bordered by the cities of Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, and Colonial Heights. A workforce of 3,452 full-time employees, 1,078 part-time employees and over 10,000 volunteers help to support daily government operations and community programs and services.

Chesterfield offers a diverse array of opportunities with 46 county department/offices within 5 major divisions that comprise county government including County Administration, Community Development, Human Services, Management Services, and Public Safety. See the Chesterfield County Organization Chart.

The county has approximately 550 job titles with the major employment categories of clerical/administrative support, technical/systems positions, labor/trades/maintenance, professional/managerial, and public safety.

Chesterfield County offers a competitive total compensation package, which includes the following benefits:

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance


Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Tuition Assistance

Deferred Compensation

Military Leave

Civil Leave

Employee Recognition Program

Long Term Disability

Long-Term Care

Chesterfield University Learning Opportunities

Credit Union

529 College Savings Plan

As the county’s workforce continues to evolve to reflect the growing diversity of the community, there is a concerted effort to hire exceptional people who are committed to total quality improvement, continuous learning, and providing excellent customer service to all residents.


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Providing a FIRST CHOICE Community through Excellence in Public Service