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City of Augusta SEASONAL CEMETERY WORKER in Augusta, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12981553

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK

Maintains cemetery grounds and assists in preparing graves during the growing season from March to October.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with landscaping duties including mowing, weed-eating, trimming trees and shrubs, pulling weeds, edging lawns, raking, watering plants and trees, sweeping and clearing fallen trees.
  • Make daily rounds of grounds.
  • Pick up litter and debris from grounds and parking lots; empty trash containers.
  • Locate gravesite according to section, lot, and plot numbers, and mark area to be excavated.
  • Assist with excavating graves and complete fill-in work.
  • Operate a variety of landscaping equipment including mowers, edgers and weedeaters.
  • Assist with heavy equipment including backhoes, trucks and tractors.
  • Perform general maintenance on equipment, including refueling, changing oil, lubricating parts; making minor adjustments, as necessary.
  • Operate a variety of hand tools, shovels, hoes, rakes loppers, litter sticks, and saws.
  • Prompt and regular attendance is required for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES

  • Attend monthly safety meetings.
  • Abide by all standards, conduct and policies, as stated in Employee Handbook.
  • Insure the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools before and after use.
  • Safely operate vehicles and equipment.
  • Help other team members accomplish tasks.
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