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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Grounds & Facilities Superintendent in Stickney, Illinois

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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.


Cemetery Maintenance

  • 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.

People Development

  • 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.

MINIMUM Requirements


  • 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: 60402

Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance

Job Location: US-IL - Stickney

Job Profile ID: MN3002

Time Type: Full time

Location Name: Mount Auburn Cemetery