Cemetery Manager Resume Samples

Cemetery Managers are hired to oversee the day-to-day operations and management of assigned Cemeteries. The job duties commonly include – managing the staff work, scheduling, and training; budgeting, and maintenance tasks. Other related tasks are mentioned on the Cemetery Manager Resume as – ensuring the cemetery is clean and safe for visitors; burials are carried out as per the allowed regulations; hiring and managing the staff; overseeing burial services, maintaining cemetery records, developing and implementing policies and procedures for operations; and responding to inquiries and concerns.

Employers pick resumes denoting the following skills and abilities – well-versed with the cremation and burial rules and regulations; the ability to manage budgets, strong record-keeping skills, excellent leadership and management skills, and experience with cemetery software and databases. Typically, a bachelor’s degree in a related field is needed. Experience in cemetery management is often preferred.

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Cemetery Manager Resume

Summary : As a Cemetery Manager, oversaw the care and maintenance of the cemetery's graves and monuments. Ensured that the cemetery is clean, safe, and vandal-free, as well as ensured that the graves and monuments are in good condition. Organized and carried out religious ceremonies at the cemetery.

Skills : Planning, MS Office.

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  1. Responsible for the planning, scheduling, and coordinating of the daily operation of the cemetery including supervision of staff, budget allocations, inventory, running staff meetings, certifying time sheets, and conducting safety training.
  2. Prepared and maintained letters, memoranda, and all legal documents, i.e. petitions, motions, journal entries, garnishment, income withholding orders, service of process, and liens, for CSE.
  3. Handled and processed all correspondence and other written materials and phone calls for Attorney.
  4. Maintained office information for filing, monitoring system, and calendar in order to ensure that cases are set up in a timely manner.
  5. Managed incoming projects by completing necessary applications, communicating with brokers, and visiting job sites.
  6. Mowed cemeteries, fix broken headstones, lay out plots, and locate unmarked graves.
  7. Supervised preparation of payroll and administration of employee benefits.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA


Cemetery Manager Resume

Summary : As a Cemetery Manager, Ensured that proper procedures are followed in order to maintain the cemetery's integrity, Managed the cemetery's cash flow, and oversaw the expenditures made on cemetery resources.

Skills : Maintaining The Cemetery Grounds; Leadership.

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  1. Provided maintenance and kept maintenance records for ground equipment.
  2. Successfully operated a backhoe and skid loader, and snow removal equipment and provided general cemetery maintenance, Trimmed, mowed, pruned, watered, planted, removed, and provided pest control for grass, trees, and plants both annual and perennial.
  3. Scheduled, trained, and directed full-time and seasonal employees.
  4. Evaluated processes and replaced those that had become antiquated to improve efficiency.
  5. Responsible for functions dealing with safety, human resources, inventory, and finances.
  6. Recognized by senior management for taking on new challenges and exceeding expectations.
  7. Worked with sales agents to purchase and reorder office equipment & supplies and Ordered customized retail products from the manufacturer.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA


Cemetery Manager Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Cemetery Manager with experience in the industry oversaw the mowing and trimming of the lawn, maintenance of the tombstones and memorials, and care of the cemetery plants, and oversaw the budget and staff of the cemetery.

Skills : Backhoe Operation, Inventory Management, Payroll Input, Small Equipment Repair, Irrigation Layout, and Repairs.

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  1. Managed cemetery Sales Productivity Regularly followed up on the maintenance of the customer database.
  2. Followed up with customer claims and sale activities and Managed and trained cemetery counselors.
  3. Prepared cemetery for annual Audits and Maintained and ensured efficient operation of the cemetery office.
  4. Maintained constant communication with Funeral Homes and Funeral Directors to ensure excellent service was Provided to at-need families.
  5. Supervised and led daily business activities within the office and on cemetery grounds.
  6. Assisted Family Service Counselors in their daily tasks when dealing with the general public including approving/revising all interment authorizations and interment orders.
  7. Made daily checkups on interment setups and grave preparations and Oversaw and reviewed daily deposits and expenditures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Cemetery Manager with experience in the industry, responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of a cemetery, Managed finances, personnel, and equipment, and Planned and executed cemetery ceremonies.

Skills : Communication, Organizational.

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  1. Oversaw and reviewed all scheduling of hours and time cards for Family Service Counselors and office personnel.
  2. Directed, trained, and motivated staff at assigned locations and Must be able to work in extreme weather climates.
  3. Assisted Office Staff with outside memorial vendor’s application, foundation, and regulations.
  4. Oversaw all safety matters in the office and on the grounds and Oversaw the public floral maintenance calendar, and special events/masses.
  5. Reviewed and approved all price list changes with Executive Director and other location managers.
  6. Responsible for providing an overall operation Budget to the Accounting Manager for the budget process.
  7. Oversaw cemetery construction projects, i.e. mausoleum, lawn crypts, and grave developments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Headline : As a Cemetery Manager, I Ordered supplies, and the maintenance of the grounds, Planted, fertilized, and watered plants, removed debris, and the maintenance of grave markers, booked burials, the keeping of records, and coordinated maintenance projects.

Skills : Attention To Detail, Compassion, And Empathy.

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  1. Adhered to safety training and protocols on a daily basis, and took precautionary measures to ensure the safety and well-being of self and others.
  2. Protected the confidentiality of any information or material obtained in the service with the organization including but not limited to client names and information, services rendered to clients, donors' names and gifts, internal and external investigations or results of any investigations, and financial information.
  3. Adherenced to the Code of Conduct and the Faith and Moral is mandatory and Managed the sales director, the grounds manager, and permanent and seasonal staff.
  4. Organized or performed office functions such as bookkeeping, payroll, purchasing, and record and document management.
  5. Implemented commercial cemetery operations and recordkeeping applications and Maintained or arranged for maintenance of the cemetery website.
  6. Maintained records with respect to interments and inventories of niches and graves, monuments, vaults, and other products, and prepared periodic reports to the Board.
  7. Scheduled and coordinated arrangements for interments with funeral directors and grounds staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cemetery Manager, Assisted in loading and unloading caskets, and moving and installing vaults. Observed safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state, and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and safety and environmental guidelines.

Skills : Customer-Service, Listening Skills.

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  1. Collected, recorded, and deposited all monies for grave and niche sales, interments, and other goods and services.
  2. Answered calls, as appropriate, including in particular those pertaining to service requests and customer complaints, and ensured satisfactory resolutions.
  3. Provided support and empathy to callers and visitors, and generally represented the cemetery well.
  4. Organized events such as Memorial Day services, annual member meetings, and open houses.
  5. Initiated requests and recommendations concerning the purchase, repair, or replacement of office and grounds equipment.
  6. Counseled families and cemetery patrons making pre-need and at-need burial arrangements.
  7. Analyzed office and grounds activities and revised workflow and operational procedures as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cemetery Manager cleaned and maintained the facility including performing minor repairs, and painting, Arranging chapel for services, and Washing and cleaned all fine general home vehicles as needed.

Skills : Planning, Implementational Skills.

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  1. Planned, scheduled, directed, and supervised the personnel, grounds, and office functions at a cemetery.
  2. Formulated, developed, and implemented short- and long-range plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cemetery operations.
  3. Selected, trained, supervised, and evaluated the performance of assigned staff.
  4. Prepared, reconciled, balanced, and reviewed a variety of financial and statistical records and reports for submission to central accounting.
  5. Communicated with administrators and other Archdiocese personnel to coordinate activities, resolve issues, and exchange information.
  6. Assured compliance with legal and safety requirements, departmental policies, and church directives related to cemetery operations.
  7. Attended and conducted staff meetings and Assured that cemetery buildings and grounds are properly prepared, secured, and maintained.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cemetery Manager, operated equipment safely and carefully to avoid damage to cemetery property, Maintained, serviced, cleaned, and properly stored equipment, and Performed general maintenance of facilities and vehicles.

Skills : Operating, Maintenance Skills.

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  1. Prepared and monitored the annual cemetery budget and controls expenditures in accordance with established guidelines.
  2. Provided specialized information to personnel, patrons, and others regarding cemetery rules, regulations, and procedures.
  3. Resolved operational problems, patron complaints, and employee disputes.
  4. Nurtured, managed, and built a team to serve the families of the Archdiocese of Washington with empathy and care.
  5. Created and sustained an environment of exceptional service and clear communication to families and communities served by CCAW.
  6. Fostered and sustained a mutually supportive team environment and Met performance goals developed collaboratively.
  7. Developed, communicated, and monitored goals, priorities, processes, and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cemetery Manager, Maintained and repaired existing markers and other cemetery features Assisted with setup for openings and closings for interments, entombments, and inurnments, Operated backhoe to dig graves without damage to surrounding vaults, markers, or monuments as needed.

Skills : Monitoring, Repairing.

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  1. Planned, scheduled, directed, and supervised the personnel, grounds, sales, and office functions at the cemetery location.
  2. Formulated, developed, and implemented short and long-range plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cemetery operations with the CCAW Executive team.
  3. Promoted good employee relations, utilizing established policies, procedures, and practices.
  4. Recruited, hired, and trained employees to staff authorized staff positions at the cemetery.
  5. Evaluated the individual performance of cemetery staff in accordance with existing personnel policies.
  6. Represented the cemetery in its business activities and relationships with other entities; i.e., other agencies, parishes, clergy, the general public, local, state, and federal government, and funeral directors.
  7. Ensured the integrity of data entered and maintained in the computerized operating system and reconcile as needed to manual records and Resolved client complaints and requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Cemetery Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cemetery Manager, I Prepared minor repairs to grave markers, Erected tents, and canopies and arranged chairs for graveside ceremonies, Prepared crypts for entombment, Installed grave markers, bronze memorials, and crypt faces.

Skills : Administrative Skills, Coordinating Skills.

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  1. Managed the maintenance of cemetery grounds by supervising the operations, coordinating activities, inspecting grounds, ensuring conformance to standards, rules, and regulations, and supervising work performed by outside agencies.
  2. Performed administrative duties by maintaining ledgers and journals, maintaining lot records, tracking customer inquiries, preparing activity reports, reconciling records, tracking sales, and verifying ownership and burial rights.
  3. Oversaw funeral service operations by selling property, locating and marking graves, coordinating opening and close with funeral directors, vault company, and ground maintenance staff, supervising vault installation, coordinating with personnel to dig foundations, inspecting finished products, and coordinating installation with monument company.
  4. Oversaw facility relates operating and budget activities, including payroll duties and monthly tenant invoicing, delinquent collections, and credit reporting.
  5. Generated a comprehensive strategy that combines reductions in property amenities, staffing retention, adjustments, financial projections, and marketing programs.
  6. Cut grass, maintained lawn, trimmed around trees, walkways, and memorial markers, lays sod, moved, and removes flowers to and from the chapel and graveside.
  7. Cleared debris and maintains drives and walkways in a safe condition, with snow removal depending on the location.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA