Grounds Specialist

Job Overview

  • Postal Code 75703
  • Salary Offers $15 - $18hr
  • Total Years Experience 0-5
  • Degrees Required No Degree Required

Job Description:

The position provides overall grounds and maintenance service conducive to provide burial, landscaping, and burial marker installation services

Job Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in performing openings & closings for burials, entombments, and inurnments
  • Operating a mower, weed eater and blower
  • Digging graves, placing headstones, hauling dirt, set up and tear down of gravesites.
  • 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 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 a clean and orderly work area
  • Completes Dignity training as assigned
  • Adheres to all standards of the Dignity Memorial Promise
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by management



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


  • High School degree or equivalent


  • Minimum of six (6) months experience operating standard equipment
  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledgehammer, 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, yard stick, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel and client families
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs.

Work Conditions:

  • Work indoors or outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions

Work Hours:

  • 40 hours a week
  • Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises


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