Careers

Laurel Hill East, founded in 1836, is located in Philadelphia and is a 78-acre National Historic Landmark. Laurel Hill West, 187-acres located in Bala Cynwyd, was founded in 1869 and is the location of the Laurel Hill Funeral Home. Both cemeteries are 501(c)(13) organizations and active burial sites, an accredited arboretum, exceptional educational and community resources, and unique recreational spaces. The Friends of Laurel Hill is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the visual and historic character of both cemeteries through progressive interpretation, education and fundraising.

Grounds
Maintenance

Reporting to the Superintendent, the primary responsibilities of the position are:

  • General cemetery & landscape maintenance to include burial set-ups
  • Assisting backhoe operator with digging graves
  • Monument cleaning
  • Setting new monuments
  • Restoring/repairing old monuments, snow removal, general landscape maintenance, and support of public/private events
  • Weekend overtime opportunities available.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Strong work ethic
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Minimum of one-year landscaping, grounds maintenance, and/or masonry experience
  • A willingness to learn all aspects of cemetery maintenance and masonry.
  • Backhoe or other machinery operation experience preferred but not required.

We offer an excellent compensation package, including full benefits. Submit your resume to:
Laurel Hill, Human Resources
215 Belmont Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004

or anatalone@laurelhillphl.com

Laurel Hill is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

Mechanic

Reporting to the Superintendent, the primary responsibilities of the position are:

  • Repairing & maintaining landscape equipment and vehicles & small engines to ensure proper operation
  • Assisting with general cemetery maintenance to include burial set-ups, digging graves, monument cleaning, snow removal, general landscape maintenance, and support of public/private events

Requirements include:

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Minimum of one-year basic mechanic experience and grounds maintenance experience
  • Backhoe or other machinery operation experience preferred but not required

We offer an excellent compensation package, including full benefits. Submit your resume to:
Laurel Hill, Human Resources
215 Belmont Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004

or anatalone@laurelhillphl.com

Laurel Hill is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.