NorthStar Memorial Group Cemetery Caretaker in Houston, Texas
At NorthStar Memorial Group, 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 seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for South Park Funeral Home & Cemetery in Pearland, TX. 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
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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
External Company Name: Northstar Memorial Group
External Company URL: www.nsmg.com
Street: 14659 East Freeway