Seasonal Cemetery Maintenance Laborer, City of Laramie

Laramie, WY

Job Title: Seasonal Cemetery Maintenance Laborer

Organization: City of Laramie

Location: Laramie, WY

Duties:

  • Work under direct supervision, to perform a variety of duties involved in the cemetery including maintenance, landscaping, reconstruction, and repair services.
  • Preparation of cemetery grounds for Memorial Day activities. Perform the full range of turf maintenance duties
  • Water, mow, weed, trim, aerate, renovate and fertilize turf.
  • Perform the full range of shrub and flower bed maintenance; plant, water, fertilize, and maintain landscaped areas including bushes, trees, flowers and shrubs; control weeds.
  • Operate the full range of grounds maintenance vehicles and equipment including mowers, sweepers, edger’s, blowers, and hand and power tools; maintain tools and equipment and perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Assist in the removal of fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs, and related debris. Identify maintenance needs and safety hazards; report needs to supervisor.
  • Rake leaves and clear debris from cemetery grounds.
  • Assist in the construction of various projects; assist in the maintenance of roads.
  • Deal courteously and tactfully with the public in response to inquiries and complaints.
  • Perform a full range of duties in support of the cemetery including digging of graves, set-up for funerals, closing graves.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Operate a wide variety of equipment and tools used in cemetery maintenance, repair, and construction in a safe and effective manner.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Deal tactfully with the public.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Prepare written reports and fill out forms on work completed.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, crawl, twist, climb, exposure to noise, outdoors, confining workspace, dust, and mechanical hazards.
  • Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug screening test and driver license check, if applicable.

Start/End Dates: April – September (Dates Are Flexible)

Salary/Pay: $9.90 – $13.32 per hour

How to Apply: This position is open until filled, please click here to apply.