Tree Maintenance Technician in Dallas, TX at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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Job Description

At Restland of Dallas, 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.

We are currently seeking a Tree Maintenance Technician to join our Groundskeeping Team. This position will be responsible for tree maintenance throughout the cemetery and property.  The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and previous experience in a tree maintenance or grounds keeping type position.


Main Duties Include:

  • Tree maintenance throughout the cemetery and property.
  • Maintaining proper tree trimming to ensure an open canopy of tree tops to allow sunlight to penetrate to enable turf growth
  • Select tree removal and overall proper tree maintenance
  • Debris removal and haul off to maintenance area for disposal
  • Use of chainsaws, pole saws, tree pruners and handsaws as well as motor boom/basket lift for tree top access
  • Ability to perform all work related tasks in accordance with safe workplace ethics

Additional Duties May Include:

  • Cut grass, maintain lawn, trim around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lay sod, move and remove flowers to and from chapel and grounds
  • Clear debris and maintain drives and walkways in safe condition
  • Install  vaults and prepare  sites for interments
  • Assemble tents/canopies and arrange chairs for outdoor ceremonies
  • Install grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.
  • Maintain and repair existing markers and other cemetery features
  • Use of backhoe, when necessary
  • Maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of facilities on the property
  • Clean and maintain facility, perform minor repairs, painting, etc.
  • Help with preparation and setup for opening and closing interments, entombments and inurnments
  • Basic maintenance duties in relation to general carpentry including but not limited to basic electrical, plumbing, painting, tile and floor related work and irrigation
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be able to pass background screening.
  • Must be able and willing to work in outdoor conditions
  • Must be able to operate chainsaws and safe manner with company provided personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to operate or gain proficient skill in operations of motorized boom/basket lift. 

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