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Employer: City of Winfield
Division: Parks and Public Lands
Job Title: Cemetery Maintenance Worker I
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Position Title: Cemetery Grounds Maintenance Worker I

Department: Cemetery

Reports to: Cemetery Caretaker

Category: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: 9 ($12.90 to $18.86)

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Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor in the construction and maintenance of City cemeteries. Additional duties may include maintenance of parks, lake, golf course, pool, buildings and other municipal facilities.


  • Supervision of D.O.C. personnel mowing and trimming City cemeteries.
  • Fix water leaks and install new water lines.
  • Provides janitorial services for maintenance building, mausoleum and grounds.
  • Operates trucks, backhoes, loaders, jackhammers, mowers, trimmers, tractors, chippers, utility carts and other equipment essential to grounds maintenance.
  • Loads and hauls equipment, sand, gravel, clay, top soil and other construction and maintenance materials.
  • Show lots for sell; works with funeral directors and monuments companies concerning policies and operations of the cemetery.
  • Follows City policy and safe work practices
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, superiors, other agencies, and the public.
  • Deals with the public in a manner that positively promotes the image of the City and handles complaints tactfully.
  • All employees of the City of Winfield are subject to immediate callout when an emergency, disaster or breach of homeland security occurs. Such call to respond and assist may involve those activities to his/her regular job responsibilities and incorporate other non-job-related duties as necessary and required of an employee. An employee’s response to these matters may require the working of unusual, long hours over an extended period with infrequent breaks or rest periods.
  • “This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.”


  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. 
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.



  • Integrity - Requires honesty and strong moral principles.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Self-Starter - Accomplishes work with very little direct supervision.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Memorization - The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.
  • Control Precision - The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

Experience and Education:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and two years of experience in construction and maintenance work plus a valid commercial driver's license. 
  • Must have or obtain supervisory certification for Department of Corrections personnel within 6 months of employment and requires maintaining supervisory status.


Physical Requirements:

  • Capacity to perform manual labor in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of city cemetery facilities, roads and building maintenance. 
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work and ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, crawl, push, pull and perform similar body movements.
  • Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to make repairs and to operate equipment.
  • Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio.
  • Ability to see and read instructions.

Vacancy Number: 179

Open Date: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: