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Newcomer Funeral Service Group Cemetery Groundskeeper in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11726863

Job Summary


This position performs unskilled and semi-skilled routine grounds keeping, maintenance and general labor tasks for the care, maintenance and repair of the cemetery grounds and nearby funeral homes. This position may work alone or with other grounds staff and is required to use appropriate safety procedures and equipment in completing all duties.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities


1. Demonstrate Core Values of Excellence, Trust, Care ad Growth in performing all aspects of position.


2. Maintain a positive work environment by behaving and communicating in a manner so that you get along with families, co-workers and management.


3. Remain up-to-date on Paycom reading as assigned.


4. Performs a variety of manual labor tasks associated with the maintenance, repair, construction, cleaning, operation of cemetery facilities, grounds and other funeral home property, assuring for safety and professionalism.


5. Cuts, trims, and edges grass around cemetery facilities, grounds and other funeral home property.


6. Picks up limbs; rakes leaves and grass; cleans, weeds, and waters flowerbeds; and trims trees and shrubs as directed.



7. Assists in planting and caring for flowers and shrubs.


8. Loads, unloads, and maneuvers a variety of materials and equipment from trucks such as granite headstones, limbs, leaves, packaged materials, recyclables, and ground compactor, and places or piles in designated sites.


9. Picks up paper, trash, debris, etc.; sorts recyclable materials; and places in dumpsters or other designated containers.


10. Sweeps sidewalks and shovels snow as needed.


11. Scrapes, sands, primes, and paints using brush, roller, or airless spray gun for general painting needs.


12. Ability to identify gardens, lots & grave spaces.


13. Operates dump trucks, pickup trucks, farm tractors, and other equipment with standard or automatic transmission and power takeoff control.



14. Utilizes power push mowers, riding lawn mowers, electric and gas powered trimmers, chain saws, brush chippers, hand tools such as rakes, hoes, shovels, clippers, saws, etc.



15. Performs routine operator maintenance on equipment, such as cleaning, oiling, lubricating, etc. assuring for timeliness and safety.


16. Reads and applies instructions on mixing chemicals, equipment operation and maintenance, etc.


17. Assists skilled craft workers, mechanics, and other maintenance personnel in construction, maintenance, and repair activities.


18. Utilizes appropriate safety equipment and procedures.


19. Maintains records and logs for activity reports, hours worked, supplies used, etc., assuring for accuracy.


20. Performs related work as required.


21. Identifies and reports maintenance needs of equipment.


22. Performs the essential functions of the job without posing a direct or indirect threat to the health and safety of others.


23. Light housekeeping to keep the facilities and grounds in perfect order. This includes keeping work areas tidy picking up litter on the grounds and general straightening up.


The above duties are neither intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities for this position nor are they intended to be a listing of prerequisite skills and abilities. The purpose of this job description is to describe the general nature of the position.

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