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Cemetery Grounds Worker

Company: Ewing Cemetery Assoc.
Location: Trenton
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Ewing Cemetery Association is looking for a dependable, motivated grounds worker for full-time employment. This position is responsible for the care, maintenance and repairs of the property and equipment as well as the safety and security of the employees and visitors of the location. Full-time employees would be eligible for full medical, dental, and vision benefits after 90-day trial period. Additional benefits include paid time off and 401K retirement plan.Specific Responsibilities:- Performs all landscape maintenance duties such as leaf and snow removal, decoration clean-up, shrub and tree trimming, tending to flowerbeds, etc.- Operates grounds equipment including utility vehicles, snow blowers, leaf blowers, backhoes, dump trucks, trailers and other related power equipment.- Removes debris and trash from grounds, both from grave sites and cemetery trash receptacles.- Works cooperatively with team members on openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments. May perform disinterment.- Maintains equipment and vehicles, including oil, filter and spark plug changes, safety lock and pin inspection and replacement, and tire changes and plugging.- May perform minor repairs to the cemetery and/or building electrical or plumbing systems. Some light masonry and painting work may be required.- Observe safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of federal, state, local and association regulations.- Traffic control and funeral guest assistance.- Customer service in the form of funeral director and visitor assistance.- Performs other duties assignedRequirements & Qualifications: Education: High school education or equivalency requiredExperience: Minimum 1-year relevant experience in maintenance or related fieldKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:- Ability to operate a backhoe- Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to, a shovel, rake, sledge hammer, weed whacker, bush trimmer, and leaf blower- Ability to communicate effectively with fellow grounds workers, management, office administration and funeral directors- Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner- Ability to evaluate, diagnose and repair mechanical issues in small-engine equipment and vehicles.- Ability to work cooperatively with other and accomplish group tasks within time constraints- Ability to problem solve, think critically, and make rational judgments and good decisions- Ability to work in extreme weather conditions- Availability to work weekends- Ability to lift 50 lbs.- Valid driver's license and clean abstractApplicants may submit a resume via Monster or stop into the office to fill out an application. We are currently scheduling interviews for those that are qualified for the position. Please call if you have any questions.

Keywords: Ewing Cemetery Assoc., Trenton , Cemetery Grounds Worker, Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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