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Nueces County Human Resources Department Building and Grounds Worker I - Veterans Cemetery - 4004-1397 in Corpus Christi, Texas

Building and Grounds Worker I - Veterans Cemetery - 4004-1397

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Building and Grounds Worker I - Veterans Cemetery - 4004-1397

Salary

$14.61 Hourly

Location

Corpus Christi, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Veterans Cemetery

Job Number

22-01316

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

SUMMARY

Performs general maintenance and service of the Veterans Cemetery.

The employee is required to be on duty before, during, and after natural disasters and emergencies, as directed by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Completes burial processes and performs maintenance, repair and servicing of grounds, building and infrastructure elements.

Assists in the preparation, open and closing of in-ground burials.

Transports casketed remains from committal shelter to gravesite.

Places/secures cremations in niches and installs niche covers.

Assists in the installation, maintenance and care of grave markers and headstones.

Performs grounds maintenance activities to include grave leveling, sod establishments, turf mowing and edging, tree and shrub trimming, fertilizing and watering, care of flower beds and removing garbage.

Performs the maintenance and repair of buildings, structures, fences, walls, ornamental/memorial benches and monuments, roads, signage and other infrastructure elements.

Assists in the repair, maintenance and servicing of small engine and power equipment.

Records and submits daily, weekly and monthly records, reports and/or logs as needed.

Operates tractors, mowers, hand tools, portable pumps, generators and other equipment.

Cleans and sanitizes restrooms.

Cleans vehicles assigned to Veterans Cemetery.

Installs light bulbs in Veterans Cemetery buildings; repairs light fixtures and ballasts

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High school or GED plus one year of maintenance and repair work experience.

Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be considered for current Nueces County employees only.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Texas driver license. Any employee who drives a vehicle on official business must have a driving record which meets standards set by the County and the County’s insurance carrier.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of repair and maintenance techniques. Ability to use various hand operated equipment. Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers. Ability to perform arduous physical duties under adverse conditions.

Available benefits as a Nueces County employee:

Group Insurance Benefits

  • Health Insurance - Aetna PPO or Christus Health EPO Plan

  • Dental Insurance - optional

  • Vision Insurance - optional

  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance - "Core" no cost to employee

  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Flexible health and dependent day care accounts

Retirement program - TCDRS (http://www.tcdrs.org)

Deferred Compensation 457

Paid time off - Vacation, Sick leave, Holidays

Longevity Pay

Direct Deposit

Education Assistance Program

Agency

Nueces County

Department

Veterans Cemetery

Address

9974 I-37 Corpus Christi, Texas, 78410

Phone

361-248-4830

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