Building and Groundskeeper

Job Title:
Building and Groundskeeper

This position is open and a successful candidate may begin immediately.

Compensation and Hours:
$11+/hr negotiable depending on experience. Part-time or full-time considered.

Position Description:
Small, family-owned funeral home is seeking a Building and Grounds Keeper. Duties are highly varied and fast-paced. The successful candidate for this position will be a quick-learner, a self-starter, and be flexible enough to pause and restart tasks often when different duties take priority.


  • Basic garden maintenance including weeding, watering, and trimming.
  • Maintain grounds cleanliness through keeping trash emptied, sidewalks clear, etc.
  • Set up and take-down of indoor and outdoor funeral services including moving heavy benches, assisting with placement of caskets, setting up audio/visual equipment, and preparing space for caterers.
  • Direct parking during services
  • Perform an extremely broad range of support tasks around the funeral home including but not limited to errands, fix-it jobs, occasional indoor cleaning, and serving food at funerals in the absence of caterers.


  • Professional and respectful in appearance and manner
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Able to lift 65 pounds
  • Experience in maintenance, grounds keeping or gardening preferred but not required
  • Experience with audio/visual equipment preferred but not required

How to Apply:
Submit a resume and cover letter to Erin Darst Hein at We are looking forward to meeting you and talking with you but please begin the inquiry process by email (erin@darstfuneralhome) and NOT by phone or in person – to minimize interuptions to our current families. Thank you!