Cemetery Caretaker 1

State of Tennessee

7931 McCrory Lane, Nashville, TN 37221

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Position Description / Responsibilities

Vacancy Announcement

Position:  Cemetery Caretaker 1

Vacancies:  1

Salary:  $1,973 Monthly

 

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period to Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 2* and earn a salary of $2,071 monthly.

 

LOCATION        

Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery

7931 McCrory Lane

Nashville, TN  37221      

                                                                                                 

 

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; assists equipment operators with opening and closing gravesites using a lowering device and tampering device.  A Cemetery Caretaker 1 performs a variety of cemetery grounds maintenance work using push mowers, chainsaws, riding mowers and weed trimmers for mowing grass, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs. Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; maintains cemetery grounds picking up and removing trash and brush; cleans headstones; prepares grave sites for interments.  The Cemetery Caretaker is required to work outside during all types of weather conditions. Uniforms provided and laundered.


Position Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Experience equivalent to six (6) months of professional grounds keeping experience.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid motor vehicle’s operator license.

Must be able to lift heavy materials and equipment.

 

Complete Classification can be found at:   Job Classification

 

How to Apply:

 

Submit a resume to Cemetery Foreman William Brown at William.Brown@tn.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 


Application Instructions

How to Apply:

 

Submit a resume to Cemetery Foreman William Brown at William.Brown@tn.gov

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