Cemetery Director (Waukesha, WI)

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    An award-winning, growing, and historic community located west of Milwaukee, seeks highly-focused and empathetic management professionals for its next Cemetery Director.

    The Director provides overall strategic planning and marketing of the City’s historic, circa 1849, Prairie Home Cemetery. The Director oversees a broad range of services including marketing, operations, sales, burials and coordination with funeral directors and families. The ideal candidate is a strategic and collaborative thinker, ready to lead and be an integral part of the cemetery’s team charged with managing a 90-acre facility with 24,000 burials and at least one hundred years of growth potential.

    The Director leads a department of five employees and manages an $820,000 operating budget plus four trust. The Director reports to the City Administrator and works closely with a City-appointed, volunteer Cemetery Commission.

    Qualified candidates should have:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration and/or cemetery management
    • At least seven years of progressively responsible positions in cemetery management, including experience in the maintenance, marketing, and supervision of cemetery grounds
    • Well-developed and effective customer service skills
    • Inclusive managerial style, with clear, concise, and open communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills with a variety of stakeholders.

    A starting salary range of $100,000 +/- DOQ, and an excellent benefit package.

    Candidates should apply by December 13, 2021 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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