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Participates in openings and closings for interments, entombments, inurnments, and disinterment as well as the installation of memorials and markers. Performs grounds and facilities maintenance.


  • Performs openings & closings for burials, entombments and inurnments
  • Sets, installs, and assembles foundations, memorials, and markers
  • Installs outer burial containers
  • Handles and completes work orders from client families as it pertains to individual grave and marker maintenance
  • Responds to and completes requests for service/work orders
  • Conducts Interment Verification Procedures
  • Conducts 25 foot radius preparation for burials and ensures the area is clean and neat
  • Fills grave, tamps, seeds or sods
  • Adheres to all Company safety rules and Universal Precautions
  • Maintains and protects Company assets by performing regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and facilities
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area
  • Completes Dignity University courses and other training as assigned
  • Adheres to all standards of the Dignity Memorial Promise
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by management

MINIMUM Requirements


  • High School degree or equivalent


  • Minimum of six (6) months experience operating standard equipment


  • Acceptable driving record and applicable license(s) to operate equipment/vehicles

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer, leaf blower, chain saw and pump
  • Ability to operate mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, a dump truck, tractor, utility vehicle, marker trailed, dump trailer, jack hammer, tamper and backhoe
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yardstick, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel and client families Ability to lift heavy objects up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to work in various adverse weather conditions
  • Understands safety and security issues and implications
  • Mechanical aptitude
Job Category: Customer Service
Company: SCI Shared Resources
Job Type: Full Time
Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Location: Hickory North Carolina
Experience: Entry Level
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