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Cemetery Maintenance

Event Date: May 06, 2024

Start Date: Around May 6, 2024
Organization: City of Barre, Vermont, USA
Position Title: Cemetery Maintenance
Department: BCS
Wage $15.00 per hour
Hours Per week: 40
Must be available: Days and some weekends



  • The City of Barre is looking for responsible employees to fill full time 40 hour per week (seasonal positions) some part time positions may be available in our Building and Community Services department. The Cemetery Maintenance (Lawn Care) role is responsible for assisting with the overall physical appearance and condition of the grounds and facilities by performing a wide variety of tasks and duties, including the following:


  • Receives and executes daily assignments to maintain grounds, paths, and driveways according to weather and location’s maintenance schedule.
  • Completes scheduled mowing, trimming and pruning of the grounds.
  • Uses power tools to trim hedges and remove dead tree limbs.
  • In appropriate season, prepares soil, plants, mulches, weeds, and removes leaves.
  • Picks up and disposes of trash and litter from grounds.
  • Performs minor maintenance, lubrication, and cleaning of power equipment.
  • Refers more serious problems to the Director of Buildings and Community Services.
  • May be required to assist in loading and unloading of supplies, equipment, and/or merchandise.
  • Identifies and remedies all hazards at location and on grounds.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must possess good leadership and decision making skills
  • Must work well with other
  • Must have a positive attitude with both staff and patrons
  • 1 year of experience using and maintaining equipment, including vehicles, mowers, trimmers, blowers, etc.
  • Valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Bilingual is a plus.
  • Ability to show respect and sensitivity toward client families while working in a physically demanding environment.
  • Ability to pass a back ground check
  • Under the age of 18 you will need to provide a certified copy of your birth certificate