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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Maintenance Worker (Cem) - Union in Skokie, Illinois

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Maintains the overall appearance of cemetery, mausoleum and/or funeral home locations, which may include: maintenance and grounds keeping, locating grave sites, digging graves, installing crypt faces, conducting interments, entombments and inurnments, and simple repairs and maintenance tasks.


  • Cuts grass, maintains lawn, trims around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lays sod, moves and removes flowers to and from chapel and graveside

  • Clears debris and maintains drives and walkways which may require snow removal depending on location

  • Erects tents, canopies and arranges chairs for graveside ceremony

  • Assists with setup for openings and closings for interments, entombments and inurnments

  • Arranges chapel for services

  • Prepares crypts for entombments

  • Under supervision, may operate backhoe to dig graves without damage to surrounding vaults, markers or monuments

  • Installs grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc.

  • Maintains and repairs existing markers and other cemetery features

  • Maintains, services, cleans and properly stores equipment

  • General maintenance of vehicles

  • Cleans and maintains facility to include performing minor repairs, painting, etc.

  • Observe safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines.

MINIMUM Requirements


  • High school education or equivalent or relevant work experience


  • Minimum 6 months of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blower

  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard-stick, etc.)

  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 150 with equipment assistance

  • Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates, contractor personnel and client families

  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions

  • Ability to adapt to changing work schedules and multi-tasking

  • Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications

Postal Code: 60076

Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance

Job Location: US-IL - Skokie

Job Profile ID: U00232

Time Type: Full time

Location Name: Memorial Park Cemetery - Memorial Park Greenhouse