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Prepare and care for the growth of seasonal plantings from plugs or bulb to botanical in the greenhouse. Installs and maintains plants in cemetery grounds.
Perform manual labor in the care and growth of plugs and bulbs into botanicals in preparations for seasonal plantings. Label seedlings/plants for accurate identification of floral type and color, waters, and fertilizes. Propagates plants through life cycle transferring to appropriate container size, removing damages or unsightly foliage, and keeping plantings free from disease and insects, and oriented to proper light. Maintains a clean and orderly workspace.
Loads vehicles with plantings, tools, dirt, and fertilizer for plantings. Review planting requests and delivers materials to appropriate location. Drives cautiously to prevent damage to surroundings; may adjust deliveries to respect burials and visitors. Washes and maintains vehicles in working order; identifies issues to management
Till and prepare soil for seasonal botanical plantings and removes prior plantings. Manually digs trenches or holes for plantings. Installs plantings or bulbs at designated gravesite or area. Maintains equipment and tools.
Maintains, prunes, and deadheads botanicals as needed to promote flowering and appearance. May pull and remove weeds. May lay sod.
Seasonally apply or remove winter grave blankets.
- High School Diploma or equivalent required
- Professional or personal experience in floriculture, horticulture, and/or design is desired but not required
- Operate company owned four-wheeled vehicles to transport plants, dirt, and tools.
When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
Environment - Work is primarily outdoors
Postures – Frequent continuous sitting, kneeling, or standing up to 6 hours per day; frequent bending and stooping
Physical Demands – Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, to dig and plant seedlings and plants, ability to lift and carry plants, dirt, and fertilizers weighing up to 50 lbs.
Hours – May work beyond standard hours or schedule as business needs arise
MedicalDentalVisionFlexible Spending Accounts (health care and dependent care)Health Savings Account with Company ContributionSick LeaveShort-Term DisabilityLong-Term DisabilityLife InsuranceVoluntary Accidental Death or Dismemberment InsuranceDependent Life InsuranceSCI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company matchEmployee Assistance Program
Postal Code: 80033
Category (Portal Searching): Technical and Trade
Job Location: US-CO - Wheat Ridge
Req ID: Req.96620
Position Type: Part 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