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Cemetery Operator - Permanent Part-time
Pleasant Grove City Pleasant Grove, UT

Cemetery Operator - Permanent Part-time

Pleasant Grove City
Pleasant Grove, UT
Expired: April 19, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $16 to $18 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Permanent Part-time position, eligible for 29 hours per week

Wage: $16 - $18 / hr


The Cemetery Worker - Permanent Part-time position works under the direction of the Cemetery Sexton. This position is responsible for performing skilled work pertaining to maintenance of the cemetery and related cemetery grounds and amenities.

  • Assist in the proper maintenance of the cemetery and related cemetery grounds and amenities.
  • Assists in managing and supervising assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources, plans and organizes workloads, trains, and motivates assigned staff.
  • Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.
  • Performs landscaping and irrigation system installation and maintenance.
  • Performs safety inspection of assigned areas and equipment.
  • Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Assists in the control of, and is responsible for, all materials and supplies used in the maintenance, construction and repair of the cemetery and related cemetery grounds and amenities.
  • Assist with funerals by directing processions and coordinating cemetery activities, assists people in locating graves, digs and marks grave; installs and sets headstones.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments as well as state, local, and other public officials.
  • Assists in supervising and managing the planning of new cemetery properties and all of the amenities that would be necessary for the proper construction and maintenance of these facilities.
  • Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone calls, running errands, and picking up supplies as needed.


  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent preferred

  • Some combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work may be considered.
  • Some related experience in grounds maintenance is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the operation of cemetery grounds maintenance.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and ordinances relating to department activities.
  • Knowledge of occupational safety rules and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate to employees oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment such as trucks, mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
  • Ability to establish goals, objectives, and work plans, to supervise and motivate subordinates to achieve goals and objectives in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ability to operate a computer using Word, Outlook, and any other appropriate program.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, talk, and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, talk, hear, walk, use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, and lift 25 pounds.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions may vary.
  • No significantly hazardous conditions exist.
  • The employee is required to perform tasks in the field on a daily basis; exposure to the hot sun and outdoor elements will occur.


Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff and termination decisions. Well-constructed job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system.

All descriptions have been reviewed in an attempt to illustrate essential functions and basic duties, in addition to 'peripheral tasks' or that could generally be considered "other duties as assigned". In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.

In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions & duties as described.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of Pleasant Grove City.


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