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Grounds Specialist

Company: Service Corporation International
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

SCI Jobs - Grounds Specialist in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States We use cookies to improve your experience on our site. To find out more, read our privacy policy . Skip to Main Content Job Title Location California Applicants Notice of Collection
Aviso de recopilaci--n de California View all Jobs Returning Applicants: Sign in here Grounds Specialist - SCI Jobs Grounds Specialist Mount Emblem Cemetery520 E Grand Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60611, USA Apply Now All current associates must apply through "My Career" on your Workday Homepage Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!Job Profile SummaryManages the grounds provided at a cemetery or funeral home location(s). Performs all grounds keeping and maintenance matters on the properties and maintains the overall appearance of a cemetery, mausoleum or funeral home location.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mows grass, plows snow, waters lawns, fertilizes and trims shrubs, tends flower beds and regularly inspects assigned work areas to insure proper standards are maintained
  • Operates lawn and grounds equipment including push and power mowers, snow blowers, weed eaters, leaf blowers and other related power equipment
  • Removes debris and trash from grounds. May include turning down vases and removing wilted flowers
  • Participates on teams for openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments
  • May perform disinterment
  • May determine the location and layout of individual graves with assistance, complying with verification procedures
  • May perform minor repairs to the cemetery and or building systems
  • May perform some of the duties associated with cremations such as maintaining inventory and complying with federal and state cremation regulations
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines
  • May assist in moving and installing burial vaultsMINIMUM RequirementsEducation
    • High school diploma or equivalentExperience
      • Minimum 6 months relevant experienceKnowledge, 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 work in extreme weather conditions
        • Physically agile and dexterous
        • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner
        • Ability to effectively work with others to accomplish tasks
        • Ability to communicate effectively with associates, contractor personnel and client families
        • Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communicationsPostal Code: 60126Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery MaintenanceJob Location: US-IL - ElmhurstJob Profile ID: U00230Time Type: Full timeLocation Name: Mount Emblem Cemetery Apply Now

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