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Cemetery Maintenance Worker I

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
City of Winfield
Physical Address
200 EAST 9TH
Job Description

Position Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor in the construction and maintenance of parks, lake, cemetery, golf course, pool, buildings and other municipal facilities.

• Operates mowers, trimmers and various other landscaping equipment.
• Operates trucks, backhoes, loaders, jackhammers, mowers, trimmers, tractors, chippers, utility carts and other equipment essential to grounds maintenance.
• Loads and hauls equipment, sand, gravel, clay, topsoil and other construction and maintenance materials.
• Serve as lead worker over seasonal laboring workers.
• Supervise Department of Corrections personnel and seasonal employees.
• Performs work in electrical and mechanical repair and other carpentry, electrical, welding, plumbing, concrete finishing, brick masonry or related areas; operates backhoes, chippers, sprayers, tractors and related
• Performs manual labor in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of parks, pools, cemeteries, golf course, lake recreation facilities.
• Sets up for meetings and special events.
• Provides janitorial services for public buildings, maintenance buildings, grounds, and cemetery mausoleum.
• May handle herbicides and pesticides.
• May show cemetery lots for sale; work with funeral directors and monuments companies concerning policies and operations of the cemetery.
• Deals with the public in a manner that positively promotes the image of the City and handles complaints and needs tactfully.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, superiors, and the public.
• All employees of the City of Winfield are subject to immediate callout when an emergency, disaster or breach of homeland security occurs. Such call to respond and assist may involve those activities to his/her regular job responsibilities and incorporate other non-job-related duties as necessary and required of an employee. An employee’s response to these matters may require the working of unusual, long hours over an extended period of time with infrequent breaks or rest periods.
• “This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.”

• Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
• Installation – Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
• Operation Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
• Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
• Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
• Negotiation – Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
• Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
• Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Management of Material Resources – Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
• Instructing – Teaching others how to do something.
• Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
• Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

• Integrity – Requires honesty and strong moral principles.
• Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
• Self-Starter – Accomplishes work with very little direct supervision.
• Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Memorization – The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.
• Control Precision – The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

Experience and Education:
• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school.
• Two years of experience in construction and maintenance work.
• Must have or obtain supervisory certification for Department of Corrections personnel within six months of employment and requires maintaining supervisory status.
• Valid commercial driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:
• Capacity to perform manual labor in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of city facilities, roads and building maintenance.
• Ability to perform heavy physical work and ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds.
• Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
• Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, crawl, push, pull and perform similar body movements.
• Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate equipment.
• Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to see and read instructions.
• Ability to see and read instructions.

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