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Employment / Volunteer

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.

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.

If interested, please submit your application in person to:
Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Omaha
7710 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68124-3199

CURRENT OPENINGS

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance (spring/summer temporary help)

The Catholic Cemeteries – Archdiocese of Omaha is hiring spring and summer help for our Operations team. Seasonal employees will work up to 40 hours per week from April through September, as your schedule allows. You will assist in the maintenance and care of the cemetery grounds and facilities. General duties will include operating weed eaters daily, landscaping, mowing, and other duties as assigned.

40 hours per week, $11.00/hr. Work hours will be 7:00 AM -4:00 PM with an hour lunch. Both Mon-Fri and Tues-Sat positions are being filled.

Cemetery Work Locations being staffed:

  • Calvary and Resurrection Cemeteries:                    7710 West Center Rd
  • Holy Sepulchre Cemetery:                                           4912 Leavenworth
  • St Mary Magdalene and St Mary Cemeteries:     5226 S 46th St

Required Employment Criteria:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • 18 + years old
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen
  • Steel Toe Shoes
  • Ability to perform physical work and be on feet majority of the day
  • Ability to read and write English and interpret basic Roman numerals
  • Good oral communication skills with families and co-workers

Operations Representative (Grounds) Full Time
With a Technical Trade Specialty

Full time Operations Representative position at Catholic Cemeteries.  We are looking for a candidate that can bring a specific technical trade skill to our team such as plumbing, electrical, or mechanical skilled trade, yet willing to o the broader scope of work required to maintain and enhance a cemetery.  Includes both outdoor and indoor physical work maintaining grounds and landscaping, operating industrial mowers and equipment, preparing burial spaces, leading in funerals, and working on special projects.  Tired of the factory, or working all hours of the night, or having to put in 50 / 60 / 70 hour weeks?  We have steady hours.  All positions at Catholic Cemeteries are a ministry to all of our families, in which we happen to get paid for helping others.  Come join us.

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 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, backhoe
  • Ability to climb ladders, use scissor lifts and work at heights of up to 25 feet
  • MUST have the ability to lift, push, or pull items up to 50 lbs and team lift up to 100 lbs..
  • Ability to work either with a team or independently with little direct supervision
  • Ability to count and track inventory
  • Troubleshooting, applying appropriate solutions, and following through to ensure completeness of work
  • Flexibility in responding to day-to-day work requirements and a varied work schedule or assignments
  • Ability to read Basic Roman Numerals
  • Mathematical competence to calculate basic weights and measurements (metric and standard)

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (PREFFERED)

  • Experience in a technical trade such as electrical, construction, plumbing.
  • 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)

  • Pre-Employment physical examination, including Drug Screen is REQUIRED
  • 18+ years old
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Pre-Employment background check
  • Steel Toe Shoes to be worn during all work hours
  • Will work the entire Memorial Day Weekend, including Memorial Day Monday