Forest Lawn has always attracted unique and exceptional individuals; those who aren’t satisfied with simply building a career, but want to go home at the end of the day knowing they’ve made a profound and positive difference in people’s lives. If this sounds like you, take a look at our job openings....We may have your next GREAT OPPORTUNITY!
Hourly Minimum - Maximum
$20.00 - $23.00
Our Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a wide variety of maintenance tasks associated with the care of cemetery grounds and facilities. This position will work under direct supervision or may work individually or with a team of employees. Duties are typical grounds maintenance functions found in any large-scale municipal park or garden. Much of the work will be performed with hand tools and as experience allows, equipment operation will be included in duties. This is an entry-level position and candidates for this position can expect to receive much of their training on the job.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
General grounds clean-up and trash disposal.
Clean and maintain storm drains.
Repair lawn damage.
Mow section and garden lawns.
Trim memorial tablets.
Apply landscape chemicals such as fertilizers, wetting agents, herbicides.
Assist client families and other guests with grounds maintenance requests.
Operate specialized equipment to move materials.
Assist in completing interments.
Assist in set-up and clean-up before and after special events.
Install tents for funeral services.
Minimum of 6 months of experience in a maintenance position.
Valid California Driver’s License.
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs.
Must have a caring and professional demeanor and enjoy helping families at a difficult time.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
High school diploma/GED certification.
Must be able to work on-site.
Forest Lawn takes pride in offering an excellent benefits package to our employees, which taken as a whole, leads our industry and is competitive with the benefits in just about any other industry.
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DRUG TESTING POLICY
Prior to beginning employment, all job applicants who receive a job offer will be required to voluntarily submit to a drug screening test conducted by a laboratory designated by Forest Lawn. The drug screening method is a hair collection test that will detect the use of illegal drugs within the past 90 days. A positive drug test may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
Forest Lawn has registered to participate in the federal government's E-Verify program. With E-Verify we are able to confirm the employment authorization of all newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire's completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification upon commencement of employment. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates.
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FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE FOR HIRING ORDINANCE
Forest Lawn will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.