New job Veterans Cemetery Caretaker I in Kentucky

Veterans Cemetery Caretaker I

Company : Commonwealth of Kentucky
Salary : $2,218 a month
Location : Kentucky

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7/4/2021 (8:00 PM EDT)
21-03688
Veterans Cemetery Caretaker I
Pay Grade
09
Salary
$2,218.00 Monthly
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 40.0 HR/WK
Hiring Agency
General Government Cabinet | Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
100 Veterans Memorial Drive
Grayson KY 41143 USA
Description
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast is located in Greenup Co. It is a state owned cemetery maintaining national cemetery standards to provide dignity and respect to veterans and their families.

The Veterans Cemetery Caretaker I participates in all burial operations for veterans and eligible family members, as well as special events such as ceremonies for Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Wreaths Across America, etc. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining the grounds and gravesites within the veterans cemetery.

KDVA is looking for a career-minded, self- motivated and energetic Veterans Cemetery Caretaker I to work in our Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast, and who possesses the skills, knowledge and desire to perform the following:
  • Maintain the grounds through mowing, weeding, edging, snow removal, etc
  • Assist with internment process
  • Perform maintenance on equipment
  • Maintain the dignity and respect of veterans and their families
The ideal candidate will work independently, yet be part of a larger team to meet our commitment to serve Kentucky’s Veterans.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have one year of experience in cemetery caretaking, grounds maintenance, golf course greens keeping, landscaping, farming, military service or other related experience.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: College courses or technical training in horticulture or a related field will substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Working Conditions
Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Operates power equipment and handles pesticides.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Frank Kees at frank.kees@ky.gov or 606-929-5354.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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