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Corning Cemetery District

Corning, CA

Rate of Pay: $18 – $20 per hour DOE

Paid Vacation | Paid Holidays

Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of cemetery maintenance duties including burials, concrete work, operating heavy equipment (backhoe, tractors) mowing, trimming, general cleanup; repairs and maintains irrigation systems, applies pesticides, as directed; and participates in landscape installation.

Distinguishing Characteristics: Works under general supervision of the General Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Skills and knowledge in the safe operation of equipment, tools, materials, and supplies required to maintain cemetery grounds and buildings.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn District policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn California’s Health & Safety Code pertaining to District Cemeteries.
  • Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn landscape and irrigation design practices.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn chemical application, safety around chemicals and equipment.
  • Skill in operation and maintaining landscape equipment.
  • Skill in working within deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with customers, co-workers, funeral directors and staff, and vendors.
  • Ability to communicate with and understand communications from others in English both orally and in writing.

Education, Experience, Certifications, and Licenses: 

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in construction or landscape maintenance and design.
  • Valid State of California’s Driver’s license and current DMV printout required.

How to Apply: Send a completed Standard Application and resume to Wendy at

NOTE: Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities. For arrangements, please inform the Business Office in writing or by telephone by the filing deadline posted on the bulletin.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None