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7/3/2012 - Senior Citizen Program Aide


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

                                                                                          June 29, 2012


Department of Aging and the Disabled

(Meals on Wheels)

Senior Citizen Program Aide (Part-Time As-Needed)

Starting Salary:  $13.98/hr. 


Duties:                  Reports to the Meals on Wheels Project Director; drives, loads vehicle and delivers meals to client homes; assists in packing and preparation, ordering and counting of food for delivery; maintains responsibility for delivery of meals; reports any unusual circumstances to supervisor; undergoes training as necessary to enhance efficiency; operates County gas pump to put fuel into County vehicle each afternoon or evening as needed at 800 E. Commerce St. or Sherman Ave.; maintains daily driver log; completes vehicle mileage and condition reports; demonstrates full understanding of safe driving, accident reporting procedure and food handling processes; observes and assesses clients regarding their needs for meals and reports pertinent information to supervisor; collects and secures client contributions in accordance with policy; makes referrals for clients for further assistance as necessary; performs related duties as assigned.
Requirements:  Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Excellent driving record. Ability to follow procedures and daily instructions. Capability to carry up to 45 pounds.
Hours:                   As needed, four hours per day. 


Note:                    Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter and work history to the Personnel Assistant at or fax to 856-453-0361.  Application deadline is July 13, 2012.


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer