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Cemetery assistant 0008 AA32 / 1


Job Description:

Cemetery assistant needed in Wigan £12.18ph ref 0008 AA32 / 1

Be accountable for the preparation, presentation and backfilling of graves in line with policy and procedures by using appropriate plant and equipment

Take pride in all you do to present all cemeteries grounds to a high standard including grass cutting, hedge cutting, weed killing, planting, bin emptying, litter/leaf collection, floral tribute management and site security

Be empowered to carry out maintenance to achieve expected presentation in all cemetery grounds including lift and level procedures to maintain a level ground

Be accountable for compliance with all relevant legislation and with local rules and regulations

Assist the Cemeteries Team Leader in planning new memorialisation, locating graves by using plans and electronic information and to manage floral tributes

Carry out burials, burial/scattering of cremated remains and exhumations with dignity and sensitivity to families dealing with bereavement

Be courageous in the enforcement of memorial rules and regulations and be open to new ways of working

Remove/re-fix grave kerbstones, headstones and concrete foundations as required and in line with approved procedures

Be accountable to undertake site inspection including headstones management, record results and report defects or any health & safety issues

Be available to cover for other colleagues in the service including crematorium and office duties

Full time hours on a temporary basis.



  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Property