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Specialty Groundsworker II

Company: Resurrection Cemetery
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

SPECIALTY GROUNDSWORKER II
 
Location: Resurrection Cemetery, Rosemead
Status: Non Exempt, Full Time
 
What We Are looking For
 
In joining our team, you are joining a dynamic group of  diverse individuals  committed to the Corporal Works of Mercy. For us, what we do is much more than a job or a career. If you feel called to be of service, we invite you to explore our career opportunities.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
 
The Specialty Grounds II – Special Skills has knowledge, experience and can perform at least three desired skills in the areas of landscaping, sprinkler systems, plumbing, welding, carpentry, construction, mechanical or operational.  Requires limited supervision on trade skill sets.  Overtime is required as needed.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.
 
  • Installing irrigation systems and ensuring that they function efficiently, troubleshoot and repair problems, observe pipe and valve placements.
  • Repairing and maintaining valves, tracing electrical components, installing and initializing clocks and timers, locating existing zones.
  • May assist in a variety of landscaping duties including mowing lawns, weeding, pruning, and general plant care throughout the fairgrounds.
  • May assist in turf grass repair, watering, seeding, edging, and mowing.
  • Assists in irrigation repair, tree planting, fertilizing, and tool maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of all trades - from Carpentry, Tiling, Painting, and Drywalling to light Plumbing and Electrical.
  • Raises graves and memorials; levels lawn.
  • Cleans office and performs janitorial maintenance.
  • Gathers and removes trash.
  • Performs other cemetery tasks as directed by Supervisor.
  • Maintains good personal appearance; conducts self in a manner befitting funerals and respect for the dead.
  • Responsible for safe and careful handling of all cemetery property and equipment; makes certain of its proper use and security.
  • Makes certain all equipment is clean and stored properly; informs Supervisor of any needed maintenance or repairs to equipment, or buildings.
  • Grounds worker in small cemeteries operated backhoe and performs minor maintenance work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education and Experience
 
Any combination of experience and education likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:
 
  • General education sufficient to understand and observe written and oral instructions, directions, and safety rules.
  • Previous experience in grounds-care helpful.
  • Training in lawn maintenance and landscaping equipment, excavation safety—all on the job training.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
Knowledge of:
  • Application of on-the-job training in procedures and safety practices.
  • Basic edging and trimming equipment operation and repair.
Skill in:
  • Acquiring necessary skills from on-the-job training.
  • Masters all aspects of at least three primary trade skill set used at the location of employment.
 
Ability to:
  • Complete job on own after initial instruction from Supervisor.
  • Write, read and follow instructions.
  • Lift, push and pull heavy objects and equipments.
  • Lift objects weighing a minimum of 50 pounds unassisted and be able to lift heavier objects with the aid of other grounds workers.
  • Handle grave set-ups, tins and sod carefully.
  • Operate standard equipment for grounds (lawn mowers, trimmers, etc.)
 
Physical and Environmental Requirements
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping and walking.
  • Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands and arms.
Our Benefits include:
  • Health Insurance ( Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • Mental Health Services (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Pension Plan
  • 403B Plan
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Programs (24hr Fitness, LA Fitness, Hotel Engine, Great Work Perks*)
  • *Great Work Perks (Amusement Parks, Car Rentals & Hotel, Restaurant, and Shopping discounts)
 

Keywords: Resurrection Cemetery, Rosemead , Specialty Groundsworker II, Other , Rosemead, California

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