NorthStar Memorial Group

  • Cemetery Caretaker

    Job ID
    2019-3657
    Location Name
    Restland Of Dallas-TX
    Position Category
    General Labor
    Department
    Full-Time
    Type
    US-TX-Dallas
  • Overview

    Restland

     

    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 Restland of Dallas. 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 burial vaults 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.
    • Help with preparation and setup for opening and closing interments, entombments and inurnments
    • Perform basic maintenance duties in relation to general carpentry including but not limited to  basic electrical, plumbing, painting, tile and floor related work and irrigation.
    • Ability to perform all work related tasks in accordance with safe workplace ethics

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • Valid driver's license
    • 6+ months of general labor or grounds keeping experience
    • Must be able and willing to work in outdoor conditions

     

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