Cemetery Supervisor
Town of Billerica

Job Order #: 18664004

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 3/31/2023

EXPIRES 6/29/2023

Job Description

The Town of Billerica seeks applicants for the position of Cemetery Supervisor

Cemetery Supervisor is a management position working under the direction of the Director of Public Works and is responsible for supervising of Cemetery Division staff, inspection of work, preparation of records and reports, record keeping, maintenance of cemetery grounds, scheduling, planning, and preparing grave sites for burials and all related work for six (6) Town-owned cemeteries.

-    Meets with bereaved families for the sale of burial lots and niche wall and works with DPW Principal Clerk regarding billing clients for services rendered, accounting for receipts, and following up on delinquent accounts.
-    Assists in the preparation of budgets and recommends equipment purchasing requirements to the Director of Public Works.
-    Directs work crew, while also performing duties such as, but not limited to, participating in the preparation of funerals, mowing and grass trimming, planting shrubs and flowers, painting, digging graves, snow plowing. Tracks personnel time and provides training as needed.
-    Able to perform basic computer operations and search burial lots within a database for each cemetery.  
-    Must be able to read, interpret and understand cemetery maps and diagrams.
-    Reviews work orders from monument dealers for size, shape, and appropriateness of proposed monuments.  Approves same before installation in the cemetery. Provides layout for monument foundations.
-    Supervises the maintenance and repair of equipment and vehicles used in cemetery operations and purchases, supplies and services for same.
-    Independently travels to all cemetery locations to determine needs.
-    Available to be contacted by funeral homes during off hours.

-    High School graduate or GED Equivalent
-    Must have a valid Mass Commercial B Driver?s License.
-    Must have a valid Public Safety Class 1C, 2A Hoisting license.
-    Must have knowledge and experience of methods, practices, tools and equipment used in the cemetery including the safety methods and practices used in such work; ability to inspect work, keep accurate records, plan assign, train and supervise subordinates.
-    Must have a good communication skill dealing with the grieving public and funeral homes, and perform all other duties as required or directed by the Director of Public Works.
-    Must possess a pesticide license within 1 year.

Physical Demands:
Position requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.  The Cemetery Supervisor must be able to operate maintenance equipment if necessary.  Position is subject to work outdoors and may be exposed to cold, snow, rain and wind. Must be available to work off hours including weekends for scheduled or unscheduled work including snow emergencies.

Salary Range:  $34.5833 to $41.6912 per hour
Hours:  Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

For additional information and how to apply, please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

How To Apply

If interested or for more information, please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com


365 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821

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