invites applications for the position of:
Cemetery Operations Coord
SALARY: $20.80 - $31.77 Hourly
$43,264.00 - $66,081.60 Annually
DATE: 01/13/23 05:00 PM
The purpose of this position is to assist the Cemetery Manager with the planning, directing and oversight of the Grand Prairie memorial Gardens grounds and facilities maintenance, to include all associated administrative requirements. The position will assist the Cemetery Manager with coordinating funeral arrangements, facilitating interment needs, maintaining the highest standard of care of the outside grounds, graves, and markers, coordinating cyclical, routine and as needed maintenance of grounds and facilities, implanting turf care standards and documentation and implementation of standard operating procedures. Duties include but are not limit to, supervising staff, coordinating internment needs and schedules, implementing best practices as it relates to turf care management, administering contracts, administrative functions to include payroll, purchase orders, accounts payable, job performance reviews, resolving customer service requests and issues, and other administrative duties as assigned to maintain and ensure the highest standard quality and consistency for graveside services and the visitor experience.
Coordinates with Cemetery Manager; assists with customer/guest(s) requests and facilitates their activities/arrangements, when available; may communicate on behalf of the Manager as needed with other Departments, vendors, and customer/guest(s).
Coordinates contracts for outsourced services, burial services, memorial installations, engraving services.
Completes related duties by communicating with both existing guests/customers and prospective guests/customers; responds to requests for information and/or proposals; provides detailed information upon request. Follows up to ensure delivery and sufficient depth of reply.
Coordinates special projects as assigned by the Cemetery Manager. Coordinates and assists with special events as needed.
Handles Departmental administrative tasks, as needed; submits purchase requests and handles associated payment vouchers, coordinates daily reporting and cash deposits and maintains/submits payroll information.
Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with a two-year associate's degree, diploma or from a college, technical, and business, vocational or correspondence school. Under certain conditions, experience in the industry or related business environment may be a substituted for education requirements. Associated degree preferred.
Two years of experience in (or a combination of) Cemetery operations, funeral service industry, or related business environment.
A valid Class C Texas Driver's License.
Ability to read and understand complex items such as literature, proposals, legal documents, financial documents, contracts, technical items and detailed reports. This level typically obtained at college level or above.
Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained is high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Within this position, the employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties.
Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non- discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than division size.
Work requires functioning as a lead worker; provides guidance, instruction, and feedback while servings as manager on duty.
Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
300 W. Main Street Grand Prairie, TX 75050 972-237-8192
Position #2022-00424 CEMETERY OPERATIONS COORD
* 1. What is the highest level of Education obtained?
Some high school, no diploma or GED High School Diploma/GED
Some College, no degree
Technical or Trade School (Did not complete) Technical or Trade School (Completed) Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree
No experience Less than a year
1 year to less than 2 years 2 years to less than 3 years 3 years to less than 4 years 4 years to less than 5 years Over 5 years experience
No supervisory experience Led projects, not people Lead worker over a few
Supervisor level - led staff, some authority Manager Level over staff or a division
Executive Level - led a department and its divisions
Over 5 years
Mark all that apply
Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable
Asset and Debt Management Audit
Bank Reconciliations Book Keeping
General Ledger Reconciliations Investments
Property Tax Assessment/Collection Purchasing
None of the above
* 6. In what areas of customer service do you have experience? Mark all that apply.
Filing, typing, answering phones
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Typing letters, contracts and memos Coordinating meetings
Cash handling Ordering/Purchasing supplies Data entry
* Required Question
Directs the overall operation of the Assumption and Mt. Calvary cemeteries to assure they are fiscally self-sustaining and operated in accordance with civil and church law, guidelines and appropriate standards in order to perform dignified Christian burial.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of this position.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: college degree preferred, previous catholic cemetery management & administration experience preferred or knowledge and experience in the following: Business Administration, organizational planning, policy development and implementation, staff development and employee relations, salary administration, financial planning and security investment, auditing, accounting and budgeting, public relations, local, state and federal regulations. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Catholic or individual with strong Christian values, with understanding and knowledge of the beliefs and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church or capable to. Able to become an expert in the practices and rituals of Catholic burial.
David W. Abercia, Ph.D. | Chief of Staff
512.464.8893 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary $42,577.60 - $46,841.60 Annually
Location College Station, TX
Job Type Full Time
Department Parks and Rec Department
Job Number 2201701
Closing 6/17/2022 11:59 PM Central
Under the direction of the Park Operations Manager, the Cemetery Sexton supervises, manages and participates in the daily operation and maintenance of the City’s cemeteries, provides consolation and consultation services for families planning end of life and immediate bereavement needs, and effectively maintains aesthetically pleasing landscaping throughout the park system.
High school diploma or GED equivalent, and two (2) years of experience related to area of assignment; including one (1) year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid State of Texas Driver’s License. Possess a Non-commercial Applicator License issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) or the Structural Pest Control Board, or the ability to obtain within (12) months from hire date. Knowledge of landscape maintenance operations. Experience with excellent customer service in a variety of situations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Availability and willingness to work on-call, emergency response, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Drug Screening: Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this position, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy.
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