Job title: Grounds Assistant
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: Negotiable
Location: Houston, United States
Job published: 03/25/2020
Job ID: 32166
Contact email:,

Job Description


Job Title

Grounds Assistant


State: Georgia
County: Fulton

Pay Rate


Job Type / Duration

Temp to hire

Job Description

What is the reason this position has been created?:
Needing additional staff

What is the job description or responsibilities for this position? If preferred, you may attach a job description. If you already have a candidate in mind or simply need payrolling please provide candidate contact details.
· Cuts grass, maintains lawn, trims around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lays sod, moves and removes flowers to and from chapel and graveside.
· Clears debris and maintains drives and walkways in safe condition. May require snow removal depending on location.
· Prepares minor repairs to grave markers.
· Erects tents / canopies and arranges chairs for graveside ceremony.
· Prepares crypts for entombments.
· Installs grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.
· Maintains and repairs existing markers and other cemetery features.
· Assists with setup for openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments.
· Under supervision, may operate backhoe to dig graves without damage to surrounding vaults, markers or monuments.
· Operates equipment in a safe and careful manner to avoid damage to cemetery property.
· Maintains, services, cleans and properly stores equipment.
· General maintenance of facilities and vehicles.
· Cleans and maintains facility to include performing minor repairs, painting, etc.
· Arranges chapel for services.
· Washing and cleaning all funeral home vehicles as required from time to time.
· May assists in loading and unloading of caskets.
· May assist in moving and installing vaults.
· Observe safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines.
· Performs other duties as assigned

Are there any additional details or special requests for this position? If position is filled, please specify temporary employee details here.
· Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipments, 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 communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel and client families
· Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner
· Ability to effectively work with others to accomplish tasks
· Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner
· Ability to be adaptable to changing work schedules and multi-tasking
· Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
· Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications
· Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
· Ability to lift up to 150 with equipment assistance
· Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs