Service Corporation International (SCI) Funeral Cemetery Jobs

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SCI Shared Resources LLC Grounds & Facilities Supervisor in Midland, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

SCI is certified as a Great Place to Work ® by the Great Place to Work Institute. In a recent survey, our employees said that their work has special meaning and is not “just a job”. We currently have a full time opening for a Grounds And Facilities Superintendent at Resthaven Memorial in Midland , TX. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.

The Grounds and Facilities Specialist, Sr. acts as a team leader by providing assistance in all grounds keeping and maintenance matters on the properties as required. The maintenance duties may include interments - layout and preparation, grave closure, marker/monument installation, mowing, weed eating, trimming, snow removal and equipment/facility maintenance.

  • Cut grass, maintain lawn, trim around trees, walkways and memorial markers, lay sod, move flowers to and from chapel and graveside, clear debris and maintain drive and walkways in safe condition

  • Shovel snow and remove ice from the grounds

  • Assist in loading and unloading of caskets

  • Perform minor mechanical repairs and general maintenance activities of building and vehicles

  • Subject to the cemetery’s verification procedures, independently determine the location and layout of individual graves and dig graves using a backhoe without damage to surrounding vaults, markers, or monuments

  • Install vault faces and prepare gravesites for interments

  • Erect tents/canopies and arranges chairs for graveside ceremony

  • Install grave markers, bronze memorials, crypt faces, etc. and maintain and repair existing markers and other cemetery features

  • Act as lead team member in opening and closing operations for interments, entombment and inurnments

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

  • Work safely and comply with the Company’s safety procedures, including but not limited to, wearing steel toed shoes, back braces, hard hats, gloves, eye and ear protection

  • Effectively works with others to accomplish tasks

  • Show respect and sensitivity toward client families while working in a physically demanding environment

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must be able to work as a team member

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

  • Funeral industry experience is a plus

  • Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including but not limited to shovels, picks, rakes, sledge hammers, lawn mowers, weed trimmers and leaf blowers

  • Ability to operate large mechanical equipment such as dump trucks, riding mowers, tractors, brush hogs and backhoes

  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices

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

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Job Locations US-TX-Midland

Associate Requisition ID Req.79836

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Cemetery Maintenance

Type Full-Time

Postal 79705

Source SCI

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