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3/16/2015 - Weights and Measures Apprentice

Job Opportunity


County of Cumberland

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

March 11, 2015



Weights and Measures Apprentice

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Weights and Measures

Starting Salary: $35,704


Duties:             Under close supervision and direction of a Weights and Measures supervisory 
officer, in a three-year training program, performs productive work while receiving 
formal and on-the-job training in the inspection and testing of weighing and 
measuring devices; does other related duties.


Requirements: Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Appointees may 
also be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.  Ability to lift 50 pounds at a time. 

Hours:             40 hours per week. Monday through Friday.


Notes:              Appointees will be required to successfully complete the Weights & Measures 
training program conducted by the State Office of Weights & Measures, Department of Law & Public Safety, during the apprenticeship program. 

Appointee's work performance will be reviewed and rated semi-annually during

each twelve (12) months of the three (3) year apprenticeship program. Upon successful completion of the thirty-six (36) month apprenticeship program, appointees in this position will be eligible for advancement to the title of Assistant Superintendent of Weights and Measures, in accordance with Department of Personnel procedures.


                        The inability of an appointee in the Apprentice title to attain the required level of

performance stipulated in each of the twelve (12) month training periods shall be

considered cause for separation from employment.


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 Director James Matlock at or fax to 856-455-9515. Deadline is March 19, 2015.


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving for diversity in the workplace.