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Employment / Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are always needed during the Memorial Day weekend as well as at our monthly Memorial Masses. To volunteer, please contact the office at 402-391-3711.

Employment Opportunities

Our staff members are dedicated to serving our families with care and compassion at one of the most difficult times in their lives. For us, it is a ministry. We invite you to explore employment options here at Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Omaha.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Operations Representative – Full Time          

Catholic Cemeteries – Archdiocese of Omaha

Date: 12/8/2021

 

Catholic Cemeteries is looking for an Operations Representative to provide burial preparation / funeral work, general landscaping and property grounds maintenance. This will include a variety of tasks including operation of industrial equipment, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, digging, and other duties.  

 

Position Title:
Operations Representative

Classification:
Full-Time Regular

Hours / Shift:
40 hours per week, 7am-4pm (1 hour lunch), Tuesday-Saturday

Compensation:
Hourly, Non-Exempt (Excellent Benefits Package)

Supervisor:
Operations Manager; Cemetery Caretakers

Location:
Calvary / Resurrection Cemeteries – 7710 West Center Rd
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery – 4912 Leavenworth
St. Mary Magdalene / St. Mary Cemeteries – 5226 S 46th St

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare burial spaces: excavation and back-filling of burial space using industrial equipment; set-up and tear-down of tents, chairs and equipment for committal services
    • Industrial equipment may include industrial mowers, trucks, backhoes and other equipment
  • Perform landscaping and grounds maintenance using hand/power tools and industrial equipment
  • Perform basic concrete finishing work
  • Provide excellent customer service to all cemetery guests and vendors
  • Perform general maintenance and upkeep on equipment, tools and buildings
  • Keep the entire property free of litter, cigarette butts, and other trash and hazards
  • Follow all safety practices and procedures, especially regarding chemicals and powered equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Year-round outdoor and indoor work
  • Requires driving of work vehicles, tractors, mowers, industrial equipment and trailers
  • Exposure to weather extremes, dust, pollen, chemicals
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drug Free Work Place
  • Steel Toe Shoes to be worn during all work hours
  • Uniforms Provided

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED)  

  • Respect for Catholic faith and Catholic funeral rites
  • Enthusiastic worker with an openness and desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull items up to 50 lbs and team lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to read Basic Roman Numerals
  • Mathematical competence to calculate basic weights and measurements (metric and standard)
  • Ability to follow policy and safety procedures; maintain confidential information
  • Ability to safely operate and control various equipment and machinery, such as weed eaters, trimmers, commercial mowers, tractors, trucks, backhoes
  • Ability to climb ladders, use scissor lifts and work at heights of up to 25 feet
  • Ability to work either with a team or independently with little direct supervision
  • Flexibility in responding to day-to-day work requirements and a varied work schedule or assignments
  • Ensure completion of all responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain professional appearance, reliable attendance, attention to detail, and high-quality work

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (PREFERRED)

  • Experience working in cemeteries, golf courses, grounds or lawn maintenance is preferred
  • Experience performing residential or commercial building maintenance is preferred
  • Experience in light construction, automotive, or farming is preferred

 

EMPLOYMENT CRITERIA (REQUIRED)

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical examination, including a drug screen
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • Must work Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday to Monday), but with other compensating time off

 

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Applications are available:

  • From our website here
  • In person from our offices at:
    7710 West Center Rd., Omaha NE

Completed applications can be submitted:

  • In person at our offices at:
    7710 West Center Rd., Omaha NE
  • Emailed to Deacon Steve Hill at:
    smhill@catholiccem.com
  • Or mailed to:
    Deacon Steve Hill
    7710 West Center Rd.
    Omaha NE 68124