County Application Process
A Chesterfield County application is required for each announced vacancy and must be received by 5pm on the closing date. (Please note the job title, department location and requisition number for personal reference when inquiring about the status of a position.)
- Applicants for all full-time positions and part-time positions that are safety sensitive or serving juveniles who have received a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a criminal background check. The background check will include fingerprinting which will be forwarded to the FBI.
- Chesterfield County Government will conduct all DMV record checks. For positions requiring driving, applicant DMV record must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years. For driving record qualifications specific to public safety positions, please refer to the guidelines listed in the job advertisement or visit that particular public safety departments web page.
- Applicants applying for all full-time positions and part-time positions designated as safety sensitive, and Commercial driver's license (CDL) positions will be required to take a drug test prior to employment, in accordance with the County's Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy. Employment will be contingent upon results of the test.
- A Social Security card and Proof of U.S. Employment Eligibility will be required at time of employment.
Access to computers and staff assistance are available Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Human Resources, 9901 Lori Road, Room 302.
Computer access is also available at any Chesterfield County library.
You may also call (804)748-1551 if you have questions or require additional information regarding the application process.