Title Full Time Grounds Crew Associate – Green Acres Cemetery
Categories Cemetery Grounds
Location Scottsdale, AZ
Job Information

We currently have an opportunity for a full-time Grounds Crew Associate at Green Acres Cemetery in Scottsdale, AZ.

Role / Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for efficiently maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of the cemetery. The maintenance duties also include interments -layout and preparation, grave closure, marker/monument installation, and
equipment/facility maintenance.

Position duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Identify and excavate grave spaces according to company standards.
  • Assemble and install memorials
  • Set outer burial containers and set up graveside committal services including canopy, chairs, casket lowering devices, and artificial grasses.
  • Maintain, service, clean, and properly store all equipment and tools.
  • Maintain the overall appearance of the cemetery by removing debris, trash, fallen limbs, dead or overgrown foliage from cemetery grounds.
  • Conduct interments with the upmost respect, dignity and compassion.
  • Maintain the working order and cleanliness of the shops.
  • Participate in, master and keep current on our Company’s training and compliance courses.

Benefit Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Vacation and sick time

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to use heavy machinery and equipment such as backhoes, tractors, and utility carts. D Must be able to operate small engine tools such as chain saws, blowers, tillers etc.
  • Experience with Mechanical, Electrical and irrigation preferred.
  • Must be willing to work safely and comply with the Company’s safety procedures, including but not limited to,¬†wearing steel-toed shoes, hard hats, gloves, eye and ear protection.
  • 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. D
  • Must be able to lift 100 lbs
  • Must comply with OSHA and EPA guidelines concerning storage and use of chemical substances.
  • Must be a team player by effectively working with others to accomplish tasks.
  • Requires the ability to show respect and sensitivity toward client families while working in a physically¬†demanding environment.
  • Must be reliable by arriving on time and giving supervisor adequate notice of problems that may interfere with work schedule.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid driver’s license also required


Interested candidates should send their resume to Amie Gazda , General Manager, at amie.gazda@dignitymemorial.com or call 480-945-2654
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled