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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Landscape & Irrigation Technician in Whittier, California

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The position is primarily responsible for the care, maintenance and renovation of landscaped areas throughout the park. It also assists with the opening and closing of graves and the maintenance of the graves and mausoleums on occasion as needed per established company policies and practices.

Essential Job Functions: Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Provide care, maintenance, and renovation of landscaped areas throughout the park by using proper procedures, hand held gardening tools, power tools, and equipment to maintain Rose Hills’ property in an attractive manner at all times

  • Possess a basic knowledge of plant identification and continually strive to enhance that knowledge to include trees, shrubs, flowers, ground cover and invasive plants (i.e. weeds, thistle, etc.)

  • Possess a basic knowledge of proper horticulture maintenance techniques and apply that knowledge daily to ensure landscape assets are maintained in such a way as to ensure maximum aesthetic value and a neat, orderly appearance

  • Apply fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, etc. as needed using safe application techniques and appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations

  • Continually inspect cemetery grounds to identify landscape program opportunities and deficiencies. Report observations to park management team for resolution

  • Understand basic irrigation systems from the valve box to the sprinkler head. Perform minor system adjustments and repairs. Report larger issues to irrigation team

  • Operate machinery as required to complete assignments including pick-up trucks, dump trucks, backhoes, skip loaders and specialty equipment such as the Gator mini dump, trenching machine, etc. Machinery should only be used if specialist is specifically trained and authorized to use it in accordance with all applicable safety policies and procedures

  • Assist with the opening and closing of cemetery properties (graves, mausoleums, crypts, & niches) by using proper procedures, tools and equipment, and safety regulations

  • Work independently with a small team to accomplish landscape renovation projects on time and within budget

  • Continually strive to improve through education and experience. Maintain a continuous development plan and make steady, ongoing progress toward skill enhancement

  • Project a favorable image of the company to promote its’ goals, and to enhance public recognition and acceptance of all its efforts

  • Report to work on time and maintain standard attendance

  • Perform duties as directed by Management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in landscaping, general construction, warehouse, physical labor

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Valid CA Driver’s License

  • Ability to use hand tools and Equipment

  • Good mechanical skill and ability to perform minor adjustments and repairs

  • Good interpersonal skills to relate well with grieving people

  • Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 50lbs and up to 100 lbs (sometimes without the assistance of power equipment - pre-employment physical and lift test will be administered).


$20.00/hr - $24.50/hr

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Benefits (dependent upon eligibility):

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

Rose Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company’s hiring procedures do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual-orientation, veteran’s status or disability, or any other legally protected status.

SCI Shared Resources, LLC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. On request, we will seek to provide appropriate accessibility options to all applicants with disabilities.

Postal Code: 90601

Category (Portal Searching): Technical and Trade

Job Location: US-CA - Whittier

Job Profile ID: R00248

Time Type: Full time

Location Name: Rose Hills Company