TOWN OF BENNETT JOB OPENING
Cemetery Sexton Position
Looking for a competent person to assume the position of Bennett Cemetery Sexton. Hourly Rate Is $15.00 per hour.
Job description available on the town website: townofbennettwi.org or contact the Town Clerk for a copy.
For more information contact Town Supervisor, Wes Koehler at (218)343-2551.
Mail applications to: Tamara Johnson, Town Clerk,
PO Box 306,
Solon Springs, WI 54873
Or Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CEMETERY SEXTON POSITION DESCRIPTION
General Statement of Duties:
The Cemetery Sexton is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Town’s two Cemeteries.
Distinguishing Features of the Position:
This position may require after hours work as needed for funeral arrangements. This position is appointed by the Bennett Town Board and reports to the Chairman. This position is hourly and non-represented.
Examples of work-
Maintenance of Cemetery:
- Performs basic lawn care requiring the operation of riding mowers, push mowers, weed whackers and other landscaping or maintenance equipment.
- Generally responsible for all the up-keep and maintenance of the cemetery.
- Maintaining and conducting minor repairs to headstones, benches, waste containers, columns and fencing.
- Maintain all cemetery buildings and other features.
- Cooperatively works with funeral directors and others arranging burials.
- Must maintain maps and records of the cemetery in an orderly fashion.
- Maintains a friendly and helpful working relationship with co-workers, citizens, and public officials.
- Adheres to all safety requirements for the performance of all assigned tasks and wears all Personal Protective Equipment required.
- Performs minor repair and maintenance to equipment used. Performs all other tasks as assigned including being available for on-call duty.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of safety operation of vehicles used in the performance of his/her duties.
- Knowledge of safe operation of equipment used in the performance of his/her duties.
- Knowledge and ability to maintain burial and plot records within either paper-form filing system or computer-based software system as prescribed by the supervisor.
Working outside in the elements such as heat, cold, rain and sun. Potential for high levels of pollen, dust, and other irritants typical with outdoor conditions and large maintenance garages. Standing, walking, working, and driving around or within moving traffic.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 frequently required to use hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee may be required to lift, pull and/or move 50 pounds for extended periods. Must occasionally lift, pull and/or move 100 pounds with mechanical and/or physical assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be capable of periodic heavy stretching and pulling for extended periods of time.
Formal applications, rating of education and experience, or an interview and reference check, as well as job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The position description for the Cemetery Sexton does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. No individual Town official has authority to enter in to an oral or written promise or contract of employment with any individual or group of employees. Any employment contract must be approved by a majority of the Town Board.