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  • Job Opening at Silveyville Cemetery in Dixon

    August 8, 2017

    The Silveyville Cemetery District is seeking a full time cemetery grounds maintenance worker with previous cemetery experience. The position requires a wide variety of duties including, but not limited to, preparing graves, maintaining cemetery grounds and assisting with burials. The majority of the employee’s day will be spent outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. The employee must be able to follow verbal and written instructions, have the initiative to think ahead, communicate clearly, pay attention to detail, work both individually and as part of a team, have a caring and professional demeanor, be trustworthy and of good moral character, be enthusiastic and dependable. 

    Knowledge/Skills required:

    All activities related to performing burials.

    Landscape maintenance such as sodding, seeding, mowing, trimming, planting, fertilizing, spraying pesticides and maintaining irrigation systems.

    Ability to operate a variety of lawn care and landscape maintenance equipment such as riding mowers, push mowers, back pack blowers, trimmers, edgers, chain saw.

    Ability to operate a backhoe and casket lowering device.

    Some of the duties include:

    Opening and closing graves.

    Moving and re-setting markers/headstones.

    Leveling markers/headstones.

    Mowing grass. Trimming bushes. Some tree trimming. Weed control.

    Maintenance of tools and equipment.

    Other Requirements:

    Must have a valid drivers license, clean driving record and be able to pass a drug test. 

    Must possess a current pesticide spray license or be willing to apply for and obtain such.

    Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

    Previous cemetery maintenance experience is required.

    The position includes public retirement and health benefits. Submit resume and salary requirements to jobs@silveyvillecemetery.com 

    No Phone Calls please.

     

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  • PCA Member Districts Honor Fallen Heroes at 2017 Memorial Day Events

    Public Cemetery Alliance members throughout California honored Americans killed in the line of duty with respectful tributes this Memorial Day. News stories chronicling the events at Atascadero, Colusa County, Gridley-Biggs, Fair Oaks and Roseville are linked below. 

     

     

     

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  • Public Cemetery Alliance May 2017 Newsletter read more....
  • 23rd PCA Annual Meeting

    August 22-24, 2017

    Black Oak Casino, Tuolomne, CA

     

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  • SB 1179-Vidak, Succession Legislation Support Letter

    This legislation has been a long time coming and both associations have been working together with Bob Hunt to help Public Cemeteries in the ownership decisions that we make determining who has the right to use Interment Rights that have passed down from a deceased owner.

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