Gardener/Interment Worker – Hollywood Hills
Title: Gardener/Interment Worker – Hollywood Hills
Reports to: Superintendent of Grounds; Maintenance Foreperson
Jobs Supervised: None
Job Purpose: Enhances Memorial Park Property ensuring all landscape within park is clean and maintained.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Maintains Grounds by
mowing grass; blowing leaves and debris; cleaning benches, railings, lot markers; picking up dead flowers; trim tablets.
- Beautifies Grounds by
pruning and trimming shrubs and trees; planting and seeding; installing gardens;
applying fertilizers and pesticides; hand-watering grass and plants as needed.
- Provides Burial Site Assistance by
checking burial site; receiving the case; lowering the vault; removing the lowering device;
assisting with disinterment’s; executing adjustments; setting up and removing tents.
- Maintains Professional and Technical Knowledge by
attending educational workshops.
- Contributes to Team Effort by
accomplishing related results as needed.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS:
Experience: Minimum five years horticulture and landscape experience
– Plants, flowers
-Fertilizers and pesticides
– Mt. Sinai rules and regulations; park layout
– Safety laws and regulations
-Full knowledge of department’s ‘Experience Rules’ document
Skills & Abilities:
– Able to safely operate mowers (including professional), string trimmer blower, sweeper, hedge trimmer, skip loader, aerator, tractors
– Able to demonstrate superior pruning skills
– Able to be flexible and a team player
– Able to interact with staff and park visitors
Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, bending, reaching, crawling, lifting 75lbs. on a regular basis, kneeling, climbing, pushing
Exposures: Muscular strain, noise, airborne particles, weather, temperature. moving parts, vibration, pesticides
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.