Grave Digger Resume Samples

A Grave Digger, also known as the Cemetery worker, works in the burial grounds or cemetery and undertakes the job of digging graves in cemeteries for burials. The most common work activities associated with the post are listed on the Grave Digger Resume as – using tools, or equipment like shovels, tractors, or lawnmowers in the process of digging graves to correct level, providing assistance with lifting and accurately placing coffins on lowering devices, cleaning and removing debris and ice from the cemetery ground using power trimmers, axes, shovels, blowers, vacuums and rakes, and placing concrete slabs on the bottom and around the grave to line it.

Digging graves may not be a glamorous career, but those willing to take up this profession have to possess the following skills to be considered for this role – comfortable with death and enjoy being outside constantly; physical fitness to lift, dig and move heavy items, and arithmetical skills to measure the desired length, width, and depth. No formal education is needed for this role.

Grave Digger Resume example

Grave Digger Resume

Objective : To obtain a long term career with opportunity and growth. Cemetery Worker or Gravedigger is responsible for excavating graves and general maintenance for the day to day-up keep of cemeteries and other areas.

Skills : Two Years Tech School, have good communication skills.

Description :

    1. Grave digger/Landscape maintenance Sept.
    2. Opened and closed cemetery.
    3. Dug and filled cremation and burial plats by hand.
    4. Installed niche banks.
    5. Assisted with the transportation of the lowing of the deceased in to final resting place.
    6. Operated dump truck, John Deer gator, backhoe and lawn equipment.
    7. Over saw that all family request and needs were granted.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma In General


Grave Digger Resume

Summary : Loyal, honest, trustworthy and very dedicated to work. Quick to perceive or sense when something needs clarification and take action to resolve the situation. Work confidently and am comfortable at a fast and efficient pace, satisfying both the client and employer.

Skills : Mechanical skills for the basic servicing of equipment.

Description :

    1. Set the tent up, dig the grave, set up chairs with covers ect.
    2. Designed and dates onto the headstones or do various things around that no one else would do.
    3. Drove over 2 hours away to a quarry to get 8 tons of granite.
    4. Had to be very carefully picked up and placed.
    5. Prepared graves and maintained cemetery grounds; located grave sites according to section, lot, and plot numbers, and marked areas to be excavated.
    6. Dig grave to specific depth, using pick and shovel or backhoe.
    7. Positioned casket-lowering device on grave, covered dirt pile and sod with artificial grass carpet, erects canopy, and arranged folding chairs to prepare site for burial service.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Grave Digger Resume

Summary : Experience in molecular biology, laboratory techniques, ethnobiological research, vascular plant field identification, automotive repair, and welding. Able to use some conversational spanish.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Machine Operator, Excel, Powerpoint, Pallet Jack, Fax, Shipping, Sales, Customer Service, General Labor.

Description :

    1. Set up funerals for the family at the grave site which include a tint, grass,chairs, lowering devices the covering the grave up.
    2. Made the family happy at the end of the day.
    3. Used were operating a over head crane because was also made concrete products.
    4. Operated a skid steer tractor and drove a dump truck.
    5. Dig up graves, cut graveyard grass, polish tomb stones, work with the Kubota machin to burry.
    6. Unload/drop off caskets.
    7. Learned how to deal with family and also learned how to use a Kubota machine.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Network Security

Grave Digger Resume

Objective : Looking for a challenging and rewarding career where given the opportunity to grow with the company. Where can put my skills and knowledge to use helping benefit the company. Also be allowed to display my troubleshooting and problem solving skills and utilize all experiences gained in future endeavors.

Skills : OSHA Certified, Flagger Certified, CPR Certified, Forklift Certified.

Description :

    1. Grave Digger/ Maintenance/ preparing Crypt Burials Snow Plowing, Layouts Painting, Cement work.
    2. Placed markers Kept grounds clean Mowed and trimmed grass.
    3. Dig graves on a daily bases, operating a back-ho and tractor with dump cart, set up services and carry 100+ pound caskets to sights.
    4. Set up and takening down services helping the directors get the cascket to the grave mechine operator on backhoe and skidsteer.
    5. Digged grave sitting stuff set up for the funeral.
    6. Did maintenance around the cemetery.
    7. Setup an tore down tents before and after funerals.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Information Technology

    Grave Digger Resume

    Objective : Have experience using a Kubota, using a cash register, as well as stocking merchandise, good customer service. Keep company/business looking good and clean.

    Skills : Operate backhoe, Farming, Driving tractor and hooking up equipment for farm use.

    Description :

      1. Prepared graves for funeral services, and lower caskets into the vaults.
      2. Maintained equipment, dig graves, set tents work with community, insure funerals run smoothly.
      3. Earned respect from community, helping others in their time of need.
      4. Self motivation to get the job done.
      5. Mowed cemitaries accomplishments no matter how many graves.
      6. Kept cemetaries mowed and clean.
      7. Helped customers Accomplishments Always on time and willing to go the extra mile to get work.
      8. Used strength, great work ethics, punctuality, and team work.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      Information Technology

      Grave Digger Resume

      Headline : As a Grave Digger or Cemetery worker digs graves and is also responsible for the general maintenance of the cemetery grounds.

      Skills : Lubricates, Adjusts, and repairs machinery, and replaces parts such as gears, bearings, and bucket teeth.

      Description :

        1. Painted vaults set vaults dig graves, people person Skills Used Backhole, Paint, Set vaults, Fork lift, Set tents.
        2. Made sure that all of the tomb stones had no weeds.
        3. Trimmed and cut tress that were too tall.
        4. Handled caskets and bones.
        5. Holman Funeral Home Other/Not Classified Upkeep and preparation of gravesites.
        6. Prepared gravesite with backhoe or if necessary by shovel while also making sure hole was to regulation depth and width.
        7. Made sure everything was in order, grass, seats, tent and vault in place.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Grave Digger Resume

      Summary : As a Grave Digger, responsible for the upkeep of public parks, public open spaces, landscaped areas and amenity areas.

      Skills : Be physically fit, Have good customer care skills.

      Description :

        1. Used tools or equipment like shovels, tractors, or lawn mowers in the process of digging graves to the proper level.
        2. Provided assistance with lifting and accurately placing coffins on lowering devices into the assigned grave.
        3. Cleaned and removed ice or debris from cemetery grounds, utilizing power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums, etc.
        4. Measured and marked out the grave space.
        5. Digged the grave either with a mechanical digger or a hand spade.
        6. Used hydraulic equipment and water pumps.
        7. Propped up the inside walls of the grave with wood.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma

                Grave Digger Resume

                Headline : As a Grave Digger, responsible for maintenance of the surrounding areas which will include grass cutting, hedge trimming, planting of flowers and shrubs and pruning of hedges and trees.

                Skills : Able to work outdoors in all weathers including adverse weather conditions.

                Description :

                  1. Located, marked out and excavate graves in accordance with the cemetery map and the Code of Safe Working Practice for Cemeteries.  Digging is carried out by a mechanical excavator, digging by hand may also be required.
                  2. Shored up and shuttering the excavated grave in accordance with legislation and health and safety, this involves working in a small space up to seven feet deep.
                  3. Assisted members of the public when necessary regarding location of plots or graves.
                  4. Assisted undertakers and masons in locations and preparation of funerals.
                  5. Surrounded areas which will include grass cutting, hedge trimming, planting of flowers and shrubs and pruning of hedges and trees.
                  6. Maintenance of annual and shrub beds within the cemetery.
                  7. Picked and emptying bins throughout the cemetery.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma

                Grave Digger Resume

                Headline : As a Grave Digger, complying with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations when using chemicals and substances. Locking and maintaining cabins and toilets.

                Skills : Dredges lakes, Streams, and Swamps, hauls mud.

                Description :

                  1. Digged graves with pick and shovel in grave-yards, cemeteries and church-yards.
                  2. Marked out dimensions of grave on ground, digging earth with pick and shovel to excavate soil to required depth.
                  3. Braced sides of excavation with wooden props, when necessary to prevent coverings during or after burial of body.
                  4. Refilled grave with earth after burial of dead body or lowering coffin in grave and covering it with planks or stone slabs to protect body being exhumed by carnivorous animals such as jackals, stray dogs, etc.
                  5. Assisted in lowering coffin into grave using ropes or cloth, etc.
                  6. Sealed vault, then placed headstone and/or rock-bed arrangement if requested by family member.
                  7. Made sold foundation for tomb stone.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma

                Grave Digger Resume

                Summary : Grave digger performs the activities such as backfilling excavations, vibrating or breaking rock or concrete, and making winter roads. Measures and verifies levels of rock or gravel, bases, and other excavated material.

                Skills : Operates dragline, Clamshell and other excavating machines.

                Description :

                  1. Led, trained and reviewed work of crews of service workers and volunteers within the assigned areas of responsibility.
                  2. Participated in and prioritizes work and decides what equipment and materials are needed to accomplish work assignments.
                  3. Assigned work, materials, equipment and tools to crews.
                  4. Performed maintenance and repair work, landscaping, and maintenance of specialized equipment.
                  5. Performed irrigation inspections and repairs.
                  6. Performed Cemetery burial services which include locating grave, digging of the grave, service setup and burial service equipment breakdown after the service.
                  7. Monitored work under progress and upon completion for compliance with standards and with plans and directions.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma