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Manage and oversee the maintenance and development for multiple cemeteries of large size and complexity. Comply with environmental, wild life and safety regulations. Collaborate with Market and home office on capital expenditure projects. Build a high performing team that exceeds customer’s expectations.
Oversee operations of multiple cemeteries. Establish and communicate work, quality, and safety expectations ensuring cemetery services exceed customer expectations. . Coordinate staff work and time-off schedules ensuring appropriate coverage and minimizing overtime.
Manage grounds keeping, landscaping, and seasonal plantings presenting a welcoming and manicured appearance of properties. Area of responsibility (AOR) may include funeral homes, crematories, or mausoleums. Ensure compliance with environmental, safety, and wild life regulations. Build business relationships with local government authorities to facilitate quick resolution of issues and concerns.
Identifies and implements efficiencies. Supports change initiatives.
Source and select venders. Procure, store, and maintain sufficient inventory of tools, materials, equipment and lawn treatment. Review and approve invoices for payment. Maintain equipment in proper working order.
Manage Mausoleum new construction; obtain drawings. Prepare budgets, vendor sourcing and selection. Mange new construction build addressing and resolving issues. Collaborate with the home office on capital expenditure projects, understanding timeline, resources, responsibilities, and managing activity and noise in consideration of cemetery services.
Develop annual operating budget, personnel budget, and management expenses to achieve budget. Plan for equipment replacement.
Develop a strong, trusting, and reliable team. Understand team members career aspirations and provide assignments to develop skills and close gaps. Constructively address issues and provide timely appropriate feedback. Apply a proactive and collaborative management style in order to increase employee engagement and minimize turnover.
Responsible for screening candidates (internal and external) and hiring or promoting a skilled and effective staff. Recommends pay increases and career advancements.
- High School Diploma or equivalent required
At least eight (8) years cemetery maintenance experience with increasing responsibilities.
At least two (2) years supervising and managing staff
Environmental regulatory compliance experience
New Construction / capital expenditure developmental experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrate knowledge of Environment regulations as applicable to industry
Demonstrate knowledge of wild life regulations as applicable to industry
Demonstrate knowledge of staff and public safety regulations as applicable to industry
Postal Code: 28054
Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance
Job Location: US-NC - Gastonia
Req ID: Req.96056
Position Type: Full time
Who we are. What we do.
We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V