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MWII - CemeteryCITY OF IOWA CITY – Job Description Job Class #04-09 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Maintenance Worker II - Cemetery Department: Parks & Recreation Division: Cemetery Supervisor: Cemetery Supervisor Job Summary Under general direction, maintains cemetery grounds, equipment, buildings and other public areas. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Maintains cemetery grounds. Mows grass, rakes leaves, and cares for plants and shrubs. Trains hourly employees in grounds maintenance and operation of maintenance equipment. Repairs broken monuments. Performs various carpentry and remodeling tasks including construction of sidewalks, monuments, and small concrete pads. Maintains cemetery building and repairs plumbing, electrical wiring and hydraulic systems as needed. Assists in cleaning and maintaining shop, equipment and other facilities. Assists in locating burial space location and preparing drawings of existing lots. Assists with funeral set-up of tents, chairs and related equipment. Operates and maintains variety of heavy equipment including backhoe, front loader, tractor, dozer and scraping blades, and trucks. Removes snow and ice and distributes salt and sand on cemetery roads, sidewalks and several other bridges and walks in assigned areas. Assists with showing, selling and maintaining records of lot sales, burials, daily log, and monthly reports. Repairs and maintains cemetery equipment. Assists the public in a caring and compassionate manner; assists with completing sale forms for lots, paperwork and genealogy. Responds to storm call-ins and other emergencies. Job Class #04-09 Cemetery Page 2 Updated 8/30/2016 Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Employee may be exposed to moving traffic and potential mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards, and confined space. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification One year of experience in ground maintenance required. Forklift and backhoe certification must be obtained within the probationary period. Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Two years experience in grounds maintenance or related field preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of turf and ground maintenance. Knowledge of cemetery rules and regulations. Knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical work and carpentry. Skills in operating and maintaining heavy and light equipment used in cemetery maintenance. Skills in the use of hand and power tools. Ability to read and interpret maps and technical manuals. Ability to work with customers who are upset and emotional. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and measurements. Ability to maintain daily records and prepare written reports. Job Class #04-09 Cemetery Page 3 Updated 8/30/2016 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.