Full Job Description

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is seeking a qualified candidate to assist with locating grave/cremation sites within a specific garden section utilizing maps, pins and applicable measuring devices. Assist with opening and closing each site. Must be familiar with operation of backhoe’s, tractors, dump trucks, vault cart and other cemetery heavy equipment. Must maintain all cemetery grounds such as bushes, mulch beds, gravesites, maintain buildings inside and outside as directed by the Cemetery Caretaker Manager.
Minimum Qualifications
Must be capable of learning all cemetery grounds maintenance procedures and practices.
Must be familiar and qualified with all operations including garden/section maps, pins and gravesite numbering system for laying out each site.
Familiar with placing temporary/permanent grave markers.
Must be capable of preventative maintenance in relationship to the cemeteries light and heavy equipment including the operation of power hand tools, capable of plastering, plumbing, and roof repairs and carpentry.
Able to lift/maneuver with the help of one additional person a 220-pound grave marker.
Preferred Qualifications
High school education/GED or Cemetery experience of six months. The position requires a valid Virginia driver’s license.
Special Requirements
The Commonwealth does not provide sponsorship; therefore, applicants must be a citizen or national of the U.S., a Lawful Permanent Resident, or an alien authorized to work.

The selected candidate MUST pass a criminal background check..

Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration for this position, candidates MUST apply online at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Applicants are encouraged to be specific regarding job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities. Resumes are encouraged but do not substitute submittal for the online application. Please contact Human Resources if you need assistance. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the American with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-225-4185 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA
Human Resources
Job Category: Others
Company: Virginia Dept of Veterans Services Virginia
Job Type: Full Time
Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Location: Virginia
Experience: Entry Level
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