Sample Cemetery Groundskeeper Resume

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Brian Meek
4337 Blair Court
Kansas City, MO 64106
(333)-709-7393
[email]

Job Objective Pursuing the opportunity to enhance my career and use my skills to their fullest by securing a Cemetery Groundskeeper position with reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of maintenance of cemetery grounds, gardening and preparation of graves
  • Sound knowledge of general construction and maintenance of buildings
  • Commendable knowledge of using hand tools and power equipment and driving automobiles and trucks
  • Familiarity with cemetery operations and customer service practices
  • Ability to interact with families and friends of deceased in a considerate manner
  • Ability to assist with funeral and burial services at the cemetery as directed

Professional Experience:

Cemetery Groundskeeper
Stewart Enterprises, Kansas City, MO
August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Cleaned up and maintained cemetery grounds and facilities, in an efficient manner.
  • Prepared soil, grew vegetation and trimmed shrubs and hedges.
  • Repaired and maintained funeral home, fences, and other structures in the cemetery.
  • Operated and serviced hand & power tools and utility vehicles for ground maintenance and housekeeping.
  • Identified and marked sites for grave openings and placement of tombstones sites.
  • Oversaw and coordinated funeral process and burial services in the cemetery.

Cemetery Groundskeeper
Forest Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Checked, repaired and maintained cemetery building, grounds and equipments.
  • Planted, irrigated and cared for shrubbery, trees and grass on cemetery ground.
  • Trimmed and cutgrass using appropriate mowers and related equipments.
  • Gathered and disposed of weeds, snow, plant debris and garbage from cemetery.
  • Dug sites and prepared foundations for the placement of monuments.
  • Created name placement cards and engraved monuments accordingly.

Education

Associate Degree in Turf Management
Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT

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