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At Company, Inc., we are committed to being the most professional, ethical, and highest quality funeral and cemetery service organization in our industry. It is our belief that the right quality of staff provides the necessary foundation to fuel our high performance culture and allows us to be the best at serving the needs of client families and communities nationwide.
The Cemetery Foreman is accountable for the overall management of the business’s maintenance crew and all of the tasks on the property and grounds to ensure the operations of the business run in accordance with policy and procedure and that the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded.
Responsible for overall management of maintenance for grounds, property, and facilities.
Selects employees and manages employee performance, including annual reviews, disciplinary action, and termination, when necessary.
Ensures all grounds crews are properly trained on company procedures, safety, and equipment.
Ensure daily interment schedule, work orders, and markers/monuments are executed and/or installed in a timely manner and within company guidelines and state regulations.
Verifies interment order accuracy.
Maintains inventory of equipment, supplies, and merchandise.
Manages outside vendors, such as landscapers and contractors, to ensure compliance with relevant agreements.
Answers questions and assists with serving the needs of the client families, their guests, and other visitors on the cemetery grounds.
Manages special requests from client families such as addition of trees, benches, fences, etc.
Handles complaints from client families regarding maintenance and servicing of monuments and grounds in accordance with company guidelines.
Completes preparation and closure of interment site in a timely manner and in agreement with client family expectations and policies and procedures of the individual business.
Ensures that equipment is functioning and properly maintained.
Mows, trims, edges, mulches, waters, prunes, and completes other activities related to ensuring a professional presentation of the cemetery grounds to client families and visitors.
Performs minor maintenance, lubrication, and cleaning of power equipment. Refers more serious problems to a mechanic.
May be required to assist in loading and unloading of supplies, equipment, and/or merchandise.
Identifies and remedies all hazards at location and on grounds.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
3 to 5 years of experience working on a grounds crew, either at a cemetery, a golf course, or a commercial landscape business.
2 years of experience using and maintaining equipment, including vehicles, mowers, trimmers, blowers, backhoes, etc.
Valid state -issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
Demonstrated ability to manage projects related to grounds, such as sprinkler installations, etc.
Ability to show respect and sensitivity toward client families while working in a physically demanding environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
Ability to train and energize staff.
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