SCI Shared Resources LLC Rose Hills - Landscape Operator in Whittier, California

Overview & Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Provide care, maintenance, and renovation of landscaped areas throughout the park by using proper procedures, hand held gardening tools, power tools, and equipment to maintain Rose Hills’ property in an attractive manner at all times

  • Possess a basic knowledge of plant identification and continually strive to enhance that knowledge to include trees, shrubs, flowers, ground cover and invasive plants (i.e. weeds, thistle, etc.)

  • Possess a basic knowledge of proper horticulture maintenance techniques and apply that knowledge daily to ensure landscape assets are maintained in such a way as to ensure maximum aesthetic value and a neat, orderly appearance

  • Apply fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, etc. as needed using safe application techniques and appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations

  • Continually inspect cemetery grounds to identify landscape program opportunities and deficiencies. Report observations to park management team for resolution

  • Understand basic irrigation systems from the valve box to the sprinkler head. Perform minor system adjustments and repairs. Report larger issues to irrigation team

  • Operate machinery as required to complete assignments including pick-up trucks, dump trucks, backhoes, skip loaders and specialty equipment such as the Gator mini dump, trenching machine, etc. Machinery should only be used if specialist is specifically trained and authorized to use it in accordance with all applicable safety policies and procedures

  • Assist with the opening and closing of cemetery properties (graves, mausoleums, crypts, & niches) by using proper procedures, tools and equipment, and safety regulations

  • Work independently with a small team to accomplish landscape renovation projects on time and within budget

  • Continually strive to improve through education and experience. Maintain a continuous development plan and make steady, ongoing progress toward skill enhancement

  • Project a favorable image of the company to promote its’ goals, and to enhance public recognition and acceptance of all its efforts

  • Report to work on time and maintain standard attendance

  • Perform duties as directed by Management.

Requirements & Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in landscaping, general construction, warehouse, physical labor

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Valid CA Driver’s License

  • Ability to use hand tools and Equipment

  • Good mechanical skill and ability to perform minor adjustments and repairs

  • Good interpersonal skills to relate well with grieving people

  • Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 50lbs and up to 100 lbs (sometimes without the assistance of power equipment - pre-employment physical and lift test will be administered).

Internal Applicants: If anyone is interested in this position, please fill out a Position Change Application with the supervisor’s signature. After it is completed, please return it to Human Resources for processing.

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.44986

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Technical and Trade

Type Full-Time