County of Cumberland
790 E. Commerce St. Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 856-453-2121
August 20, 2013
Department of Aging and the Disabled
(Meals on Wheels)
Senior Citizen Program Aide (Part-Time As-Needed)
Starting Salary: $25,678 (Prorated at $14.0547/hour for hours worked)
Duties: Reports to the Meals on Wheels Project Director; serves as a back-up driver for home delivered meals; 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. In addition, serves as a clerical assistant on an as-needed basis to provide routine clerical duties such as typing, filing, answering telephone, taking messages; 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. Ability to utilize a computer and other office equipment (i.e., fax and copy machines). 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, resume, and the names of three professional references to the Sr. Personnel Assistant at Courtneyci@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361. Application deadline is September 4, 2013.
The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.