Position title
Cemetery Worker

   Gate of Heaven Cemetery is seeking a full-time Cemetery Worker to perform responsible semi-skilled work in the repair, maintenance and care of its grounds, landscape and related structures.  Duties of this position may include:

  • Prepare gravesites for interments and assist in loading/unloading caskets
  • Repair graves that have settled
  • Install markers, crypt and niche plaques
  • Operate mowing and trimming equipment used in the care and maintenance of the cemetery
  • Remove flowers and related items from cemetery grounds as directed
  • Work safely and comply with the Cemetery’s operating procedures, including proper use of protective equipment
  • Effectively work with others to accomplish tasks
  • Show respect and sensitivity toward visiting families while working in a physically demanding environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving history and an ability to drive clutch-driven equipment
  • Cemetery work experience is a plus
  • Must be able to operate light duty, motorized equipment
  • Must be able to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions
  • Must be able to work as a team member
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and visiting families
Job Benefits

Full competitive benefit package, including health and dental benefits, 401(k) savings plan and uniforms.


To apply for this position, please email your resume to Jeff Calvert, Foreman, at jcalvert@gateofheaven.org.  We will respond to all inquiries. Deadline is January 3, 2020.

Job Location
Date posted
December 2, 2019
Valid through
January 3, 2020
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Position: Cemetery Worker

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