NorthStar Memorial Group Seasonal Cemetery Caretaker in N Olmsted, Ohio

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We are seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for Sunset Memorial Park in N Olmsted, Ohio. 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.

  • 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

  • Permit to operate equipment used at the facility as per local regulations

  • 6+ months of general labor or grounds keeping experience

  • Valid driver's license

Job Title: Seasonal Cemetery Caretaker

ID: 2018-2708

External Company Name: Northstar Memorial Group

External Company URL: www.nsmg.com

Street: 6265 Columbia Road