Cemetery Worker Job Description Sample
Cemetery Backhoe Operator/Maintenance Worker
MT. Nebo Mem.
Gardens Kendall 5900 SW 77 Ave Backhoe Operator/Maintenance Worker Must have backhoe experience. Cemetery experience preferred. Company benefits including medical, dental, vacation, 401K. Must be able to work Sundays.
Cemetery Ground Worker - Level I (Basic)
This is a full time position that requires 40 hours of work per week. The job basically consists of providing maintenance to the grounds and facilities of multiple cemeteries, assisting with burials, as well as landscape maintenance, snow shoveling, clearing fences, laying sod, and other miscellaneous general maintenance duties in all weather conditions. During mowing season, usually from April 1st through October 31st, the main duty would be to operate a string trimmer. Driving pickup trucks and dump trucks will be required while doing cemetery cleanup or assisting with burials.
Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor’s ability to modify work assignments as appropriate, within the multiple cemetery locations.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes life insurance, long-term disability insurance, health insurance, retirement, 401-K, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, and paid vacation. Optional benefits include short-term disability insurance, and dental insurance.
Basic Job Requirements
· Successfully complete a criminal background check and a drug and alcohol test prior to employment.
· Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license.
· Must be at least 18 years old.
· Must be able to work as a team member, communicate effectively with supervisors and coworkers, and follow directions.
· Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
· Must have a basic ability to use shovels, picks, jack hammers, hedge trimmers, loppers, hand saws, and other miscellaneous equipment and tools.
· Some occasional overtime will be required.
· Experience is not required but will be helpful.
Maintenance Worker Cemetery
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for performing minor maintenance, minor construction, custodial duties and grounds keeping tasks at City recreational facilities and the City cemetery. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of a valid driver s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Commercial Driver s License Class B issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
If applicant does not have a CDL, he/she must be able to obtain a CDL in the first sixty (60) days of employment. The CDL driving test will be scheduled as equipment is available. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a state certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator s license. MAJOR DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential duties and functions may include the following: Performs custodial duties at city parks and recreational facilities including but not limited to cleaning restrooms, restocking soap and paper products, picking up trash, washing windows, sweeping, mopping and emptying trash receptacles. Operates tractor and push mower to mow grass at City parks and the City cemetery. Maintains and services mowers and equipment; checks oil and fuel levels; replaces filters; sharpens blades. Prunes trees and shrubs as needed; rakes and cleans grounds by picking up trash, paper and tree trimmings. Operates a backhoe and dump truck as needed. Measures and marks off cemetery plots. Sells cemetery lots. Prepares cemetery lots for funerals by digging graves and setting up burial equipment. Dispenses information to cemetery visitors. Cleans up after funeral services. Checks cemetery grounds daily. Performs minor electrical repairs. Maintains and replaces sprinkler heads and sprinkler lines. Cleans catch basins, spreads sand and gravel, performs asphalt patch work and serves as a flag man to assist in street maintenance. Maintains City streets and property by painting buildings, crosswalks, center lines, signs, curbs and equipment. Applies herbicides and pesticides. Fertilizes lawns, greens and fairways.
City of Big Spring Job Vacancy Listing 12-13-2017 Performs other related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of techniques, materials, chemicals, tools and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance. Knowledge of departmental and safety rules and regulations. Knowledge of basic carpentry, mechanical repair and electrical procedures. Knowledge of various chemicals safely and effectively. Knowledge of the layout of the city cemetery. Skill in reading maps and surveys. Skill in operating a dump truck, tractor, riding and push lawn mowers, backhoe, pruning shears, weed eaters, blowers, chain saw, and various lawn tools. Skill in the use of hand tools such as shovels, picks, rakes, tree trimmers, etc. Skill in pesticide application. Skill in operating standard office equipment. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations Skill in oral and written communication. SUPERVISORY CONTROL The Cemetery/Parks Sup
Cemetery Groundskeeper Salary $11.92 Hourly Location Alliance, NE Job Type PERM FULL TIME Department Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs Job Number 02837104 Closing Continuous
Benefits Description Do you enjoy working with your hands and helping others? Come join the NDVA team at the Alliance Veterans' Cemetery!
Examples of Work Maintains grounds & buildings according to Shrine Standards/Operational Standards and Measures of the National Cemetery Administration. Operate cemetery interment machinery. Operate cemetery grounds equipment & tools.
Inspect, clean, repair & conduct preventive maintenance on all cemetery vehicles & equipment. Inspect, clean, repair & conduct preventive maintenance on all cemetery buildings & structures. Document inspections, performed tasks, preventive maintenance, inventory equipment & supplies.
Maintain irrigation system. Assist with committal services. Qualifications / Requirements REQUIREMENTS:
No specific experience or education is required for this class. PREFERRED: Nebraska Drivers license, experience operating heavy equipment and the ability to lift over 50 lbs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to: understand and follow instruction; do heavy physical labor and lift items over 50 lbs; work outdoors for long periods of time in extreme weather conditions; operate heavy equipment to perform interments; operate equipment and tools to perform grounds maintenance and landscaping; perform building repair, maintenance & cleaning; prioritize, work independently on multiple tasks & meet strict time constraints; operate a computer; work effectively with diverse groups; have necessary skills to appreciate all the sensitivities associated with the provision of burial services.
Veterans Memorial Cemetery Caretaker
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs "Making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin veterans" The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) currently has an opening for a Cemetery Caretaker
- Senior position at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.
Top Reasons to Work for the Department of Veterans Affairs: * Team-oriented atmosphere
Service to Wisconsin veterans
Commitment to incorporating the latest technologies and practices Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, go to the Employment Assistance page on WDVA's website. Qualified veterans with a 30%-or-more, service-connected disability are eligible for non-competitive appointment to permanent positions in classified civil service under s. 230.275, WI Stats. For information on how to apply under this provision, please visit WiscJobs for Vets. Current State employees are not eligible for non-competitive appointment.
This position plays a vital role in maintaining a dignified and tranquil landscape which serves as the final resting place for many of Wisconsin’s veterans. The incumbent monitors and evaluates weather and other damage to the cemetery grounds and headstones and implements necessary maintenance to ensure attractive presentation of the cemetery grounds, including proper alignment of headstones and markers. This position is also responsible for excavation and preparation of gravesites for interments and inurnments; setting-up gravesites and devices to lower caskets into grave liners; excavating graves by hand as necessary; using conservation, preservation and improvement methods and practices; removing snow and ice; applying sand to roads, walkways and building entrances; and performing daily routine maintenance on all equipment. Additionally this position performs preventative maintenance and repair on cemetery buildings. To view the complete position description, click here.
Special Notes: Due to the nature of the position, WDVA will conduct a background check prior to an offer of employment. For general information about state employment and instructions for creating an account, refer to the follow link: General Information About Positions in Wisconsin State Government.
Minimally-qualified applicants will have training and/or experience:
Operating & maintaining heavy equipment and gas-powered machinery (e.g., vehicles, tractors, backhoes, excavators, skid loaders, portable gas-powered equipment; inspect, clean, adjust, store, transport, load/unload, etc.); and
Performing general gardening & landscaping duties (e.g., cultivation and/or care of trees, flowers and shrubs; propagation and/or development of turf and sod; evaluation of the need for fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides; removal and/or loading of materials; core aeration and thatching; mowing and/or trimming lawns, etc.). Well-qualified applicants will have:
Training and/or experience with cemetery caretaking; and
Will possess a valid driver's license, and will meet the requirements for operating a State of Wisconsin Fleet vehicle.
How To Apply: To be considered for this position, you will need to complete the online application process. For instructions, refer to the following link: How Do I Apply Online and Take an Online Assessment? You will be required to upload a current resume and respond to a question as part of the application process. Your resume will be evaluated by one or more job experts and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Failure to complete all required steps by the deadline will result in an incomplete application, which will not be considered. If you are unable to complete the application due to a disability or have questions regarding the process, contact Kevin Roberts, Human Resources Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-267-7297. Permanent classified state employees, who are eligible for transfer, voluntary demotion or reinstatement into a position assigned to the schedule-range 03-10, should complete the online application and assessment process. County(ies): Racine
Type of Employment:* Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:* Starting wage is $13.16 per hour, plus an attractive benefits package. This position is in pay schedule and range 03-10. For current or eligible former State employees, pay on appointment will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin Compensation Plan. A 12-month probationary period is required. Contact: Kevin Roberts, Human Resources Specialist, (608) 267-7297, Kevin.Roberts@dva.wisconsin.gov
Bargaining Unit:* Non-Represented
Area of Competition:* Open
Deadline to Apply:* 1/28/2018 All application materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date. Assessment Information: 91002 - 009 Cemetery Caretaker
- Senior Preview Assessment
- Classification Title: / JAC:* CEMETERY CARETAKER-SENIOR 18-00020 Job Working Title: Veterans Memorial Cemetery Caretaker
Full Time Cemetery Maintenance
Full-Time Cemetery Maintenance Worker Immed opportunity in Union NJ for experienced cemetery maint. Responsible for overall physical appearance & condition of cemetery grounds & properties; install markers; assist w/burial & cremation processes; ability to lift 50-75; knowledge of cemetery regs; experience w/landscaping, small power tools, hand tools.
Work independently & w/team; interact daily w/supervisor, employees, customers; respectful & sensitive toward families. Ability to read, write, speak English; bilingual a plus. Requires periodic OT including weekends; valid NJ driver's license.
EEO. Email resume jgravescmsmidatlantic.com. Web Id: 60985NJ.com . Keywords: Maintenance Technician, Location: Kenilworth, NJ - 07033
Cemetery Sales Director
Superb sales leadership opportunity with two historic cemeteries in South Central Pennsylvania. Guaranteed minimum with excellent sales override commissions. Full time position offers excellent benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, PTO, 401 (K), generous bonuses. Cemetery (or Funeral Service) sales experience is required. Managerial sales experience helpful. Submit your resume for confidential review and interview.
Full Time Cemetery Grounds/Maintenance/Landscaping Operators
WHITE CHAPEL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY
621 W. Long Lake Rd.,Troy, MI 48098
October 27, 2017-Position Open: Full Time Cemetery Grounds/Maintenance/Landscaping Operators
White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery is now seeking positive, outgoing, hardworking and dedicated employees who want to join our team for a rewarding and satisfying position in our general maintenance department. This position allows team members to take care of our beautiful cemetery grounds and buildings and perform services for our families and our families’ departed loved ones in a respectful and professional matter.
Some of the
Duties & Responsibilities Include:
•Under general supervision: Performs tasks of grounds maintenance requiring the knowledge of use and general maintenance of mechanized equipment including: weed-eaters, walk behind mowers, hedge-trimmers and edgers, pruners, chain saws, leaf vacumns and blowers, large scale and medium scale riding mowers, backhoes, hi-lows, tractors, kubotas riding machines, golf carts, casket lifts, trucks and trucks with plows;
•Performs routine tasks in the set-up and completion of interments and entombments, including excavating graves to the proper level; cutting and removing sod, tamping and leveling dirt using hand and power tools; excavating and squaring graves, assisting in lifting and placing caskets on lowering devices, removing, replacing and lifting crypt and niche fronts.;
•Perform the filling of grave spaces, leveling of grave spaces, placing the appropriate amount of black dirt soil on top of grave spaces.
•Perform seeding, hydroseeding of grave spaces with or without use of a hydroseeder.
•Perform the watering of seeded or hydroseeded graves.
•Be able to read and correctly identify and locate on cemetery maps the location of specified interment/entombment spaces within the cemetery;
•Using hand and power tools;
•Loading and unloading materials;
•Assists in the general maintenance of cemetery, mausoleum and office appearances;
•Cleaning and clearing cemetery grounds of debris using power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums etc.;
•Weeding, mulching, etc.;
•Pruning shrubs and low level dead branches;
•Removing snow and ice by hand, shovel, tractor with plow and truck with plow;
•Planting and removal of flowers;
•Installing, removing, lifting, repairing, cleaning memorial markers;
•Installing, removing, lifting, repairing crypt and niche fronts;
•Installing, removing of memorialization inscriptions, vases, etc on crypt and niche fronts;
•Cleaning service and administrative areas.;
•Assists in all other tasks as directed by supervisor;
Professional, Respectful, Positive, Caring and Hard Working Attitude is Required
•Diligence and working hard is a requirement ;
•Applicant should be able to effectively communicate with others and the public;
•Requires the ability to show respect and sensitivity toward families while working in a physically demanding environment.;
•Punctuality is Absolutely Required. The position requires the employee to be on-time and ready to work everyday you are to report to work and have reliable means of transportation, whether that is a personal motor vehicle, public transportation or private transportation in order to be on-time and ready to work everyday you are to report to work;
•Must be able to reliably show up everyday you are scheduled to work.
•The position regularly requires the employee to be on-time, dressed in uniform and ready to work everyday at 8 a.m.
•The position regularly requires the employee to be on-time, dressed in uniform and ready to work 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday.
•The position regularly requires the employee to be both inside and outside and requires the employee to be comfortable outside in all types of weather during all four seasons of the year in good weather and in bad weather, in hot and sunny summer weather as well as raining, snowing, and in cold winter weather.
•Must be a team player by effectively working with others to accomplish tasks.;
•Requires the ability to apply proper precautions concerning lifting and equipment use.;
•Must be able to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner avoiding damage to property.;
•Must be comfortable and show sensitivity working in an environment with grieving families.
•Must be comfortable working and show sensitivity while working in the death care industry.
Qualifications, Experience & Physical Requirements
•High School Graduate or equivalent;
•College Degree a plus;
•Must possess a valid Drivers license in good terms;
•Must be able to read, comprehend and relay simple instructions;
•Must be able to frequently lift at least 75 lbs and or move by pushing or pulling, at least 75 to 150 lbs, with or without a reasonable accommodation;
•This position is physically demanding in performing ones’s job requirements, and the person must be physically capable of performing the physical aspects of the job including but not limited to regular periods of physically bending, twisting, kneeling, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, crouching, walking, sitting, and standing with or without a reasonable accommodation.
•Employee will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts;
•Experience in the knowledge of use and general maintenance of mechanized equipment listed above a plus ;
•Mechanic, Construction, Plumbing or Electrical experience a plus.
•The position requires employees to present themselves when reporting for work, completely sober, alcohol free, narcotic drug free, illegal drugs free and marijuana free and free of any other prescription drug that may impair their ability to perform the physical work in a safe and productive manner.
Dress Code Required:The position requires a dress code including but not limited to:
•The employee is required to wear a clean uniform which shall not be torn, ripped or have any holes in them, with the work shirt tucked into the work pants and wear work boots every day and it is the responsibility of the employee to keep, maintain and clean the uniform and present him/herself each day of work according to the dress code.
•The employee is required to be hygienically clean, odor free, and well groomed each day the employee is required to report to work.
•The employees are required to present themselves in a professional manner at all times, as they may be required to interact with customers or perform an interment service at any time where families are witnessing, including by covering all visible tattoos, and removing all visible piercings.
Work Schedule: While there is no guarantee of overtime work, an employee may be required to work Monday through Saturday (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or longer) and occasional Sundays. Additionally, applicant may be required to work a company recognized holiday, including but not limited to Memorial Day Weekend, including Sunday and Monday, 1/2 days on Good Friday, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve. Staff will be required to work weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the cemetery. There are three no vacation periods for this position. April 1-May 30, November 1-December 15, and four to six days before and on the Sunday immediately before or on September 11th of each year.
•Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life) (Full Time Employees Only after meeting eligibility, certain conditions apply)
•401K Retirement Savings Plan (Full Time Employees Only after meeting eligibility, certain conditions apply)
•Vacation and sick time (Full Time Employees Only after meeting eligibility, certain conditions apply)
How to Apply:
Candidates should provide a resume. An application will need to be completed before any interview is offered. Background checks and drug testing may be conducted on applicants if offered a position. Compensation shall be discussed if offered a position.
At NorthStar Memorial Group, we choose collaboration over bureaucracy. Here, everyone has a chance to lead. We encourage & empower our people at every level to speak up, be heard, and watch their ideas become realities. Degreed & non-degreed professionals, labor workers, industry experts – people from all career and experiential backgrounds have the opportunity to find a home here. Sound too good to be true? Check us out on Glassdoor to see why our employees have voted NSMG one of the best companies to work for 6 years in a row! Click here to view us on Glassdoor We are seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson, AZ. This position is responsible for the overall appearance of cemetery, mausoleum and funeral home locations during a seasonal period. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and previous experience in a general labor or grounds keeping type position.
Cut grass, maintain lawn, trim around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lay sod, move and remove flowers to and from chapel and graveside
Clear debris and maintain drives and walkways in safe condition
Install vault face and prepare grave sites for interments
Assemble tents/canopies and arrange chairs for graveside ceremony
Prepare crypts for entombment
Install grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.
Maintain and repair existing markers and other cemetery features
Locate grave sites and dig graves using backhoe without damaging surrounding vaults, markers and monuments
Maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of funeral homes and/or mausoleum facilities
Clean and maintain facility, perform minor repairs, painting, etc.
Assist with loading and unloading caskets
Assist with setting up chapel for services
Help with preparation and setup for opening and closing interments, entombments and inurnments
Permit to operate equipment used at the facility as per local regulations + 6+ months of general labor or grounds keeping experience
Valid driver's license ID: 2017-2136 External Company Name: Northstar Memorial Group External Company URL: www.nsmg.com
Cemetery Services Specialist
Overview & Responsibilities
We currently have a full time
opening for a Cemetery Services Specialist
at Wisconsin Memorial Park
in Brookfield, WI. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Participates in openings and closings for interments, entombments, inurnments, and disinterment as well as the installation of memorials and markers. Performs grounds and facilities maintenance.
Performs openings & closings for burials, entombments and inurnments.
Sets, installs, and assembles foundations, memorials, and markers.
Installs outer burial containers.
Handles and completes work orders from client families as it pertains to individual grave and marker maintenance.
Responds to and completes requests for service/work orders
Conducts Interment Verification Procedures.
Conducts 25 foot radius preparation for burials and ensures the area is clean and neat
Fills grave, tamps, seeds or sods
Adheres to all Company safety rules and Universal Precautions.
Maintains and protects Company assets by performing regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and facilities.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Completes Dignity University courses and other training as assigned.
Adheres to all standards of the Dignity Memorial Promise.
Performs all other duties as assigned by management
Requirements & Qualifications
- High School degree or equivalent
Minimum of six (6) months experience operating standard equipment Certification/License:
Acceptable driving record and applicable license(s) to operate equipment/vehicles
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer, leaf blower, chain saw and pump
Ability to operate mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, a dump truck, tractor, utility vehicle, marker trailed, dump trailer, jack hammer, tamper and backhoe
Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard stick, etc.)
Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel and client families Ability to lift heavy objects up to 30 lbs.
Ability to work in various adverse weather conditions
Understands safety and security issues and implications
Who we are. What we do. We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Benefits Options: + Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Tuition reimbursement + Funeral discounts, and more SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at. As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Associate Requisition IDReq.53084# of Openings1Category (Portal Searching)Cemetery Maintenance
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