Cemetery Caretaker in Dallas, TX at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2019

Job Description

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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