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Maintains the overall appearance of cemetery, mausoleum and/or funeral home locations, which may include: maintenance and grounds keeping, locating grave sites, digging graves, installing crypt faces, conducting interments, entombments and inurnments, and simple repairs and maintenance tasks.
Cuts grass, maintains lawn, trims around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lays sod, moves and removes flowers to and from chapel and graveside
Clears debris and maintains drives and walkways which may require snow removal depending on location
Erects tents, canopies and arranges chairs for graveside ceremony
Assists with setup for openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments
Arranges chapel for services
Prepares crypts for entombments
Under supervision, may operate backhoe to dig graves without damage to surrounding vaults, markers or monuments
Installs grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.
Maintains and repairs existing markers and other cemetery features
Maintains, services, cleans and properly stores equipment
General maintenance of vehicles
Cleans and maintains facility to include performing minor repairs, painting, etc.
Observe safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blower
Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard-stick, etc.)
Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift up to 150 with equipment assistance
Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs.
Ability to communicate effectively with associates, contractor personnel and client families
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
Ability to adapt to changing work schedules and multi-tasking
Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications
Postal Code: 23666
Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance
Job Location: US-VA - Hampton
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