Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati - Full Time
The Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati (JCGC) Maintenance and Grounds Team Member is the most outward facing role of this small nonprofit organization that preforms burials for the Cincinnati Jewish community and maintains 25 local cemeteries. Team members provide the vital services of Jewish burial and serve as a representative to the community through interactions with both grieving families and cemetery visitors. All team members report to the Foreman. This is a full time, non-exempt position.
The maintenance and grounds team care for all cemetery grounds and buildings. This includes planting and maintaining flowers, trees, and shrubs; locating lot markers and gravesites; opening and closing graves (generally using a backhoe); setting up carpets, chairs, and tents for burial services, lowering caskets and other containers into gravesites; creating and installing temporary markers; inspecting, maintaining, and repairing monuments and markers; installing and maintaining foundations for monuments and markers; and servicing, maintaining, and repairing cemetery vehicles, equipment, and tools. Maintenance and grounds team are also responsible for attending all burial services, at which they will assist, provide general security, and assist vault providers in positioning vaults over containers, as required.
Ohio Driver’s License
3+ Years of experience in cemeteries, landscaping, construction, or a similar trade (may include military certification)
1+ Years of customer service experience
Proficiency in electronic communications (texting/email)
Experience driving a backhoe or similar equipment preferred
- Experience in tree and plant identification
- Mechanical repair knowledge
Monday thru Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Sunday and holiday overtime sometimes required.
Health Insurance with HAS
Sign on Bonus to be paid out after onboarding