|Job Title||Cemetery Maintenance Worker|
|Job Description||City of Shawnee|
JOB TITLE: Cemetery Maintenance Worker I
PAY RANGE: Grade 6, starting at $11.56/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Cemetery Supervisor
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction performs manual and semi-skilled work of the Cemetery Division. Work varies, requiring judgment within established policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 80#s (greater with assistance).
Work is often performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, dust, moderate noise levels, and hazardous chemicals;
Must possess State Certified as a Spray Tech;
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Drivers License.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
Performs a variety of maintenance tasks and minor repairs;
Mows, trims, waters, trims trees and shrubbery, picks up trash and debris, and performs other tasks to keep the cemetery in good order;
May operate back-hoe and riding mowers;
Operates a weed eater and applies herbicides as required;
Troubleshoots minor mechanical equipment problems;
Detects hazardous atmosphere and corrects problems before entry into confined space;
Detects and reports and/or corrects unsafe working conditions of immediate work sites to the supervisor;
Prepares daily reports of activities;
Work is mostly performed outdoors subject to inclement weather conditions of heat, cold, and dampness and may be exposed to hazards and chemicals;
Contacts with other agencies, departments, the public, and employees is incidental to work requiring common courtesy and respect;
SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Generally none. May serve as a lead worker as assigned.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from high school, or its equivalent, PLUS
One year general work experience; experience in operating all mowing and related equipment, and grounds maintenance desirable;
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Drivers License and maintain a status of insurability.
EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
May periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours;
Must possess the ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
Must possess the ability to represent the City in a positive manner with the public and bereaved families;
Working hours could change seasonally to accommodate task/duty;
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of grounds and facilities management including construction, repair, and maintenance methods to enhance the facilities;
Is responsible for equipment of value that requires care to prevent damage and the use of proper safety equipment following established safety procedures to prevent injury;
Must possess knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;
May be assigned to other work areas of the City in the off season;
Performs other duties that may be assigned.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.