Grounds Specialist vacancy in SCI Direct Cedar Bluff, VA

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Manages the grounds provided at a cemetery or funeral home location(s). Performs all grounds keeping and maintenance matters on the properties and maintains the overall appearance of a cemetery, mausoleum or funeral home location.

Job Responsibilities

  • Mows grass, plows snow, waters lawns, fertilizes and trims shrubs, tends flower beds and regularly inspects assigned work areas to insure proper standards are maintained
  • Operates lawn and grounds equipment including push and power mowers, snow blowers, weed eaters, leaf blowers and other related power equipment
  • Removes debris and trash from grounds. May include turning down vases and removing wilted flowers
  • Participates on teams for openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments
  • May perform disinterment
  • May determine the location and layout of individual graves with assistance, complying with verification procedures
  • May perform minor repairs to the cemetery and or building systems
  • May perform some of the duties associated with cremations such as maintaining inventory and complying with federal and state cremation regulations
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines
  • May assist in moving and installing burial vaults

Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blower
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard-stick, etc.)
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Physically agile and dexterous
  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner
  • Ability to effectively work with others to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates, contractor personnel and client families
  • Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications

Postal Code: 24609

Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance

Job Location: US-VA – Cedar Bluff

Company: SCI Direct

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location:  Cedar Bluff, VA

Application Deadline: N/A

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