Veterans Cemetery Director


Jobs in this family manage and direct the operations of a state veterans’ cemetery.

Typical functions

The functions within this job family may include the following:

  • Plan and direct administrative and burial operations.
  • Determine eligibility for burial in a state veteran’s cemetery.
  • Plan and coordinate arrangements for internment and other services.
  • Manage budget, maintain records, and develop policy/procedure.

Veterans Cemetery Director

This job is responsible for planning and directing the administrative and burial operations for a state veterans’ cemetery. Accountable for directing the general operations activities, managing the cemetery budget, and planning and coordinating arrangements for interments and other services.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of veterans’ burial benefits. Knowledge of principles of fiscal control and procurement. Knowledge of state/federal laws and rules/regulations governing the operation of a veteran’s cemetery. Ability to advise veterans’ survivors of benefits in a caring and compassionate manner.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of related experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade