Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Polk County, IA

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Under general supervision of the superintendent, operates a wide variety of equipment, in conjunction with physical labor, in the performance of all duties related to grounds maintenance and opening/closing of gravesites. Equipment includes, but is not limited to: excavator, skid loader, dump truck, ground compactor, casket transporter, riding and push lawn mower, weed trimmer, snow plow, seeders, and other types of applicators. Ability to use all types of small hand tools, to include: shovels, spades, hammers, and all equipment used properly to repair or maintain equipment.
Performs all duties related to final interment of veterans or eligible dependents, to include: opening and closing all types of gravesites, movement of casket, headstone placement or realignment, placement of sod, irrigation of grounds, all mowing and trimming of grounds, headstone and monument cleaning, tree planting, weed control, traffic control during services, and occasional interaction with families and visitors to the Cemetery.
Assists with all duties related to general equipment maintenance and preventative services.
Assists with all duties related to facility maintenance and cleaning, to include sweeping, mopping, waxing of floors, trash removal, vacuuming, and carpet cleaning.
Performs all assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner while working cooperatively with co-workers.


Minimum Qualifications
Experience equal to two years of full-time semi-skilled grounds keeping, maintenance or equipment operation work.

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