Cemetery Caretaker - Seasonal Hiring Job at The Michelle Martin Group, Dublin, VA

  • The Michelle Martin Group
  • Dublin, VA

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description


The Michelle Martin Group is a trusted recruitment agency dedicated to connecting exceptional talent with outstanding opportunities. We are currently seeking a Cemetery Caretaker for a  temporary role until Labor Day, with the potential to go permanent for our esteemed client. If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual who is passionate about preserving the memory of loved ones, we want you to join our team.

**This position is on-site**

Job Summary:

As a Cemetery Caretaker, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the grounds and headstones of the cemetery, and maintaining the overall appearance of a cemetery. This position requires dedication, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. You will work closely with the Cemetery Manager or Supervisor, following their instructions to ensure the cemetery remains a respectful and well-kept environment.


  • Mows grass, plows snow, waters lawns, fertilizes and trims shrubs, tends flower beds and regularly inspects assigned work areas to ensure proper standards are maintained
  • Operates lawn and grounds equipment including push and power mowers, snow blowers, weed eaters, leaf blowers and other related power equipment
  • Removes debris and trash from grounds.
  • May include turning down vases and removing wilted flowers
  • Participates on teams for openings and closings for interments, entombment, and inurnments
  • May perform disinterment
  • May determine the location and layout of individual graves with assistance, complying with verification procedures
  • May perform minor repairs to the cemetery and or building systems
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience
  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledgehammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blower
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard-stick, etc.)
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Physically agile and dexterous
  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner
  • Ability to effectively work with others to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates, contractor personnel, and client families
  • Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications

The Michelle Martin Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Temporary work, For contractors, Seasonal work, Local area, Outdoor,

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