Cemetery Administrative Specialist/Caretaker - Alliance Job at State of Nebraska, Alliance, NE

  • State of Nebraska
  • Alliance, NE

Job Description

The work we do matters!

Hiring Agency:
Veterans Affairs - Agency 28

Alliance, NE

Hiring Rate:

Job Posting:
JR2024-00006879 Cemetery Administrative Specialist/Caretaker - Alliance (Open)

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Job Description:
Are you an administrative professional with the desire to work hands-on outdoors? The Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs has a unique opportunity to join the Alliance Veterans' Cemetery team and serve Veterans' and their families in an impactful way.
Work schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Hiring rate of position: $17.15/HR

Job duties
This position will share duties involving both administrative work as well as caretaking of the grounds and operations. The primary responsibilities on the grounds include, operating a lawnmower and general foliage upkeep, assisting with interment services, and winter weather preparation and clearing. The time spent on clerical work and grounds work will vary from day to day and week to week depending on the schedule and needs of the facility.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifcations : Must be at least 18 years of age. Coursework/training or experience related to research, presentation, or publication in an area related to the programs or functions of the employing agency; business administration; accounting; customer service; and/ or technical support work, including use of computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.

Other : Perform outside manual labor tasks as needed.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
Knowledge of: the program-administrative policies and guidelines of the employing agency; administrative and office processes and procedures and associated computer applications such as word processing, file management, record keeping, and database management; customer service processes and principles; specialized processes and terminology associated with assigned work.
Groundskeeping and horticultural practices; safe use of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides.
Skill in: active listening; asking questions; understanding instructions; using word processing; managing time, schedules, and priorities; monitoring and assessing program performance; applying critical thinking techniques.
Ability to understand & follow instructions; formulate and recommend alternative courses of action; communicate and exchange information and ideas with others; interpret and apply policies, procedures, and regulations; track and monitor information; retrieve information from a variety of sources; coordinate resources and people; maintain confidential records.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! Benefit eligibility may vary by position, agency and employment status. For more information on benefits, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

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Job Tags

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