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Cemetery Grounds Specialist – Gilbert Memorial Park Cemetery & Funeral Home

Website Gilbert Memorial Park Cemetery & Funeral Home

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will fill any role required in the grounds keeping / facilities maintenance function
  • Verifies the locations of all interments or inurements are accurate.
  • Assures that sites are prepared for services as expected by client families.
  • Maintains existing memorials.
  • In consultation with Location Manager, Office Manager and other staff, schedules and delegates work assignments to meet client family wishes.
  • Maintains proper inventories of equipment, supplies and merchandise.
  • Assures that all equipment is cleaned and properly maintained.

Work Conditions

  • Work indoors and outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions
  • Moderate odors, dust, odor, pollen or fumes may cause discomfort and/or irritation to eyes or respiratory passages
  • Loud noise from equipment/machines is at a level where ear protection is required.

Physical Demands

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required
  • Carrying and/or lifting materials up to 75 pounds

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High school education or equivalent or relevant work experience

Experience:

  • Funeral industry, landscaping or heavy equipment experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blower
  • Ability to operate larger mechanical equipment, including dump trucks, riding mowers, tractors and backhoe.
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard stick, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractors and client families

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and benefits based on your qualifications.
  • Your input and voice will help craft the vision of the cemetery.
  • A family-owned organization with a long history and stellar reputation.

Job Type: Full-time

Contact Cliff Armstrong at: carmstrong@gilbertmemorialpark.com or call (480)935-5858.

To apply for this job please visit gilbertmemorialpark.com .