NorthStar Memorial Group

Grounds Maintenance - Groundskeeper

Job ID
2022-5987
Location Name
Sunset Memory Gardens-FL
Position Category
General Labor/Maintenance
Department
Full-Time
Type
US-FL-Thonotosassa

Overview

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If you are exhausted of going to work at a job with no opportunity for advancement or are not being paid what you deserve, this opportunity is for you! Voted one of 2022's Top Workplaces, we are changing the culture of our profession in a positive way and we want you to be a part of it.  

 

 

Benefits of Working at Sunset Memorial Park:

 

  • We are the preferred provider in our community. Passion is what drives us to treat every family we serve as if they were our own, & that includes our Sunset Memorial Park family. 
  • We are a dynamic privately-owned funeral company offering multiple opportunities for growth. 
  • We strive to maintain a schedule that allows work/life balanced.
  • Staff is known for its caring, professional services and Spanish-speaking capabilities 

 

 Why Thonotosassa, FL:

 

  • 20 minutes away from Tampa, FL
  • No state income tax
  • Minutes away from shopping, outdoors activities, theme parks, museums and arts
  • Amazing weather, with an average high of 74 degrees in the winter

We are seeking a Cemetery Caretaker. 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

  • 6+ months of general labor or grounds keeping experience
  • Valid driver's license

 

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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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