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10/1/2012 - Senior Citizen Program Aide (Part-Time As-Needed)

 

Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

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

www.co.cumberland.nj.us

October 2, 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. Not to exceed 19.5 hours per week.

 

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 CourtneyCi@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361.  Application deadline is October 16.

 

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer