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Burial Vault Driver

Wilbert Funeral Services Inc. Lancaster Full-Time
$12.00 - $14.00 / hour
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Position Overview

This career involves working outdoors and providing customer service to deliver and install concrete burial vaults and prepare them for graveside committal services. Professional conduct and appearance are important to our customers and the families they serve more than any other position in the company. The families we serve have just experienced the significant and stressful loss of a loved one. Our role is to make their burial experience respectful, dignified, and flawless thus allowing them to move forward and grieve. Our company operates 7 days a week to provide service to our customers during difficult times so overtime is available including some evenings, weekends and holidays. No experience required - willing to train. If you are an energetic, responsible, hard-working and can be flexible with your work schedule then this is a great career opportunity for you.

Essential Job Functions

  • Closing and lowering vault after service. (In some instances, this task may include assisting the gravedigger in closing the grave by shoveling dirt.)
  • Prep concrete burial vaults as ordered
  • Load, transport and unload burial vaults in the company vehicle
  • Installing vault into the grave
  • Assembly and disassembly of graveside tents
  • Preparation for graveside service (placing folding chairs/chair covers / artificial grass)
  • Keep daily reports including pre-trip and post-trip logs
  • Maintain a maintenance schedule on vehicle and all equipment
  • Maintain a clean and organized delivery truck, warehouse and shop
  • Responsible for all work functions to be performed timely, correctly, and in a safe manner
  • Provide a safe, clean, respectful and dignified burial presentation for the family and guests at the grave site.
  • Communicate all service related exceptions and issues with the plant manager immediately.


  • Valid  driver’s license
  • Be self-motivated and self-monitored with little supervision needed
  • Maintain a clean and respectful personal appearance, wearing a clean uniform when requiring
  • This position will require working weekends, as needed
  • Must pass a drug screen and background/MVR check
  • Must be a team player
  • Customer service oriented

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Full body movement, use of all senses, able to lift a minimum of 80 lbs.
  • The job will be working outdoors and being exposed to all types of weather conditions

What we provide

  • Career advancement
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance after 60 days of employment
  • HSA participation after 60 days of employment with company match
  • 401k participation after 90 days of employment with company match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
  • Safety Shoe and Tuition reimbursement
  • Six paid holidays per year
  • One week of paid vacation after 6 months of employment
  • Evaluation with possible merit increase after 90 days of employment
  • Yearly performance reviews
  • Referral bonus of up to $600
  • Direct deposit from the first day of employment

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Recommended skills

Self Motivation
Attention To Detail
Team Working
Hardworking And Dedicated
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