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Maintenance Worker - Cemeteries
Mon. 01/31/22 11:59 PM Eastern Time
330 Greenwich Road, Savannah, Georgia
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New Starting Salary $15/hour
Are you ready to walk through the door of opportunity? You are on the right path towards a new and exciting opportunity to embrace a new beginning!
If you are up for the challenge and are seeking a rewarding career in a fast-paced work environment, career progression and the chance to learn from the best, then we want you! Get ready to join our awesome Cemeteries team, supporting the City of Savannah historical cemeteries.
Did you know? Of the nearly 80 cemeteries located in Chatham County, Georgia, the Cemeteries Division maintains five existing cemeteries which are owned and operated by the City of Savannah to include Bonaventure, Colonial Park, Greenwich, Laurel Grove North and Laurel Grove South. Each cemetery has a unique character and is historically significant to the City of Savannah!
The Cemeteries department is responsible for maintaining the grounds, selling interment rights, maintaining vital records, preserving the historical and cultural significance and coordinating all activities within the cemeteries. Our team of maintenance workers, senior maintenance workers, crew chiefs, medium equipment operators, conservation technician, coordinators and director works collaboratively to maintain the beauty of our cemeteries, and ensure machinery runs smoothly while upholding a safe environment where all employees can succeed. As we continue to grow our small team of 24, the Cemeteries team is seeking a skilled individual ready to keep our beautiful and historical cemeteries and equipment in safe working order.
As a Maintenance Worker in the Cemeteries Department you will be responsible for participating in City maintenance. You will also have an opportunity to help maintain our beautiful and historical City cemeteries.
We offer great pay, excellent benefits to include medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, employee/spouse/child supplemental life insurance, short-term disability, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, deferred compensation plan (457 B), pension plan, flexible spending account, home purchase assistance and 12 paid holidays!
Women, Minorities and Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply!
Essential Job Functions:
Minimum Qualifications:High School diploma or GED equivalent; six (6) months of related maintenance experience necessary. Experience in grounds, landscape, or general maintenance. Preferred skills include operation of lawn maintenance equipment.
Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license with an acceptable driving history.
May require the following certifications/licenses:
Work Location: 330 Greenwich Rd. Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.
Knowledge of equipment and tools necessary to perform essential duties.
Knowledge of job-related safety hazards and precautionary methods
Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles and equipment.
Skill in oral communication.