ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Schedules and supervises laborers in performing cemetery maintenance activities.
- Oversees and performs general upkeep of the cemetery grounds (e.g., mowing grass, trimming grass around headstones, trimming hedges and edging).
- Lays out burial plots according to maps.
- Assists the public in locating gravesites.
- Performs administrative recordkeeping of cemetery operations.
- Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
- Knowledge of machinery, equipment and tools necessary for the maintenance of public areas.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Knowledge of administrative procedures, principles and practices.
- Knowledge of the type of clients served by cemetery employees.
- Skill in instructing and training skilled and un-skilled workers.
- Skill in utilizing public relationstechniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
- Skill in following oral and written instructions.
- Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
- Skills in operating backhoe and bobcat for opening and closing graves.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED, and four (4) years of experience in Grounds Maintenance, including some supervisory or lead experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision date: October 2001