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Grounds Manager

Company: Elmhurst Cemetery
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Come be part of a family-owned cemetery! Do you enjoy working outside? Do you have prior landscaping or general labor experience? Do you have a strong eye for detail? Do you have a strong work ethic? Are you seeking full-time? If you are nodding your head yes, we might have the perfect job for you! In this role as assistant grounds manager, you along with the entire grounds team, will be responsible for all grounds maintenance and the overall appearance of the cemetery. Responsibilities and Duties Take direction from Grounds Manager or Cemetery General Manager to complete daily/weekly tasks to ensure---customer satisfaction and---priority tasks are successfully---completed---in a timely fashion. Delegate in the absence of the Grounds Manager holding employees and self accountable. Train, supervise and coach grounds team. Cut grass, maintain lawn, string trim around trees, walkways, and memorials, spread grass seed, trim bushes, and trees, pull weeds, and pick up trash as needed. Assist with all burial duties. Clear debris and maintain drives and walkways in safe condition. In winter months, provide snow removal and keep sidewalks and walkways free and clear of snow and ice, to maintain a safe environment for visitors. Conduct spring and fall cleanup including the removal of wilted flowers and turning down vases. Be able to work unassisted for extended periods of time and complete assigned tasks. Take responsibility for and maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of cemetery. Assist with the cleaning and the maintaining of cemetery equipment. Complete responsibilities in professional manner ensuring safety of all persons. Be able to drive heavy equipment, i.e. tractors, dump trucks, backhoe/digger Qualifications Must have a valid driver's license and at least 18 years old. Responsible, dependable, and able to understand and speak English. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Prior leadership experience. Strong work ethic and willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather. Work well with others and have team-oriented approach. High level of compassion and integrity. Ability to multi-task and set priorities and can work independently. What we offer Full-time year-round employment at a stable, growing company with a stellar 135-year reputation. Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, life-insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, matching 401k, employee discount and more! Opportunity to work at a company where individuals are recognized and contribute significantly and directly to our success. PTMC is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $18 - $20 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet , Grounds Manager, Executive , Joliet, Illinois

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