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Cemetery Caretaker

Company: NorthStar Memorial Group
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Your dream job awaits you at Graceland Cemetery in Decatur, IL! If you are exhausted of going to work at a job with no opportunity for advancement or are not being paid what you deserve, this opportunity is for you!At Graceland Cemetery,Passion is what drives us to treat every family we serve as if they were our own, & that includes our Gracelandfamily. We offer competitive pay, 401K, Health/Dental insurance, paid vacations, and a positive environment.We've made it our life's work to take care of others - and that starts with our employees. Work and life: balanced. Ideas and innovation: invited. Employment here is designed to transcend expectations. We pride ourselves on providing careers that reward your passion for impacting the lives of others with the culture, benefits & work/life balance tochange yours.We are seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for Graceland Cemetery in Decatur, IL. 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 gravesideClear debris and maintain drives and walkways in safe conditionInstall vault face and prepare grave sites for intermentsAssemble tents/canopies and arrange chairs for graveside ceremonyPrepare crypts for entombmentInstall grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.Maintain and repair existing markers and other cemetery featuresLocate grave sites and dig graves using backhoe without damaging surrounding vaults, markers and monumentsMaintain overall appearance and cleanliness of funeral homes and/or mausoleum facilitiesClean and maintain facility, perform minor repairs, painting, etc.Assist with loading and unloading casketsAssist with setting up chapel for servicesHelp with preparation and setup for opening and closing interments, entombments and inurnmentsPermit to operate equipment used at the facility as per local regulations6+ months of general labor or grounds keeping experienceValid driver's licenseApply today to hear more about the amazing opportunities that await for you at Graceland Cemetery. To be considered for this opportunity, click the Apply Now link on this page, or email your resume to Please include the title of this job along with the location name for which you are applying in your email. We can’t wait to speak with you about the incredible reasons why you’ll love it here!Want to stay informed about new job opportunities at NorthStar? Join our Talent Network & receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests!We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremploymentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: NorthStar Memorial Group, Decatur , Cemetery Caretaker, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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