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Entry-level role learning a variety of manual responsibilities related to the funeral industry. Performs manual labor for the care and maintenance of cemetery burials, monuments, and services. Maintains equipment in working order. Performs work with attention to safety of work environment and others.
Learning to perform a variety of manual laborer related to the funeral and cemetery industry. Duties include, but not limited to, installing outer burial containers; lowering device set up; burial, entombment, and interment openings and closings procedures; properly hand dig graves and disinterment.
Learns the proper use and maintenance of jackhammers, tamps, equipment, and tools.
Loads, hauls, and unloads various equipment, materials, and supplies.
Sets up tents, artificial turf and chairs for services. Cleans material as needed. Breaks down tents, chairs, and turf and properly stores. Empties garbage cans.
May perform responsibilities of Grounds Keeping mowing lawns, blowing, edging, bundling debris, clearing snow or ice from pathways, and similar duties.
Maintains tools, tents, chairs, and all-terrain vehicles in clean safe working order including sharpening tools and washing or vacuum vehicles. Maintains a clean and organized work area and storage shed. Notifies manager of damaged or equipment in need of service or repair.
Applies safe work practices and the proper use of personal protective equipment. Adheres to company policies, procedures, and regulations. Completes required training as assigned and prior to deadline.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record to operate company vehicles
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability and willingness to learn, listen, and apply constructive feedback
Ability to use manual hand tools
Ability to drive all-terrain quad vehicles with hitched trailers
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Basic computer skills to record timesheets and required training
Process and continual improvement driven
- Work outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions
- Frequent continuous sitting, kneeling, or standing up to 6 hours per day; frequent bending and stooping
- Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required to dig using manual tools; lift, carry, or haul up to 50 lbs.
- May work beyond standard hours or schedule as business needs arise
Postal Code: 73118-1298
Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance
Job Location: US-OK - Oklahoma City
Req ID: Req.92566
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