NorthStar Memorial Group

Cemetery Caretaker

Job ID
2020-4246
Location Name
Restland Of Dallas-TX
Position Category
General Labor/Maintenance
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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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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