NorthStar Memorial Group

  • Cemetery Caretaker

    Job ID
    2018-2924
    # of Openings
    1
    Location Name
    Memorial Park Cemetery-TN
    Location Address
    General Labor
    Department
    Full-Time
    Type
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

    Memorial Park-TN

     

    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.

     

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    We are seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis, TN. 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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • 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

     

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