Cemeteries Assistant

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£20,092 - £22,183 per annum
03 Sep 2021
20 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Cemeteries Assistant 


£20,092 - £22,183 per annum


37 hours per week


Permanent contract

Street Scene delivers high standards of cemeteries grounds maintenance and street cleansing across the Borough. With modern, efficient working practices, we have developed a multi-skilled workforce, which delivers an integrated service. We are looking for committed individuals to contribute to the service and further improve the local environmental quality within Tamworth.

As part of Street Scene, you will be required to provide the full range of cemeteries grounds maintenance and cleansing duties in accordance with agreed standards of service delivery and customer care. This will include the use and operation of various vehicles (for which a full driving license is essential), plant and equipment, for which training will be provided.

Typical operations include, locating grave’s, marking out the area’s to be excavated, setting out walk boards, setting out spoil boards, removing turf, digging the grave’s, ensuring graves are excavated to correct depth, shoring, dealing with ground water, preparing area’s for interment, back filling grave’s, restore / replace saved turf on top of grave’s, ensuring all duties are undertaken in accordance with corporate health and safety requirements and with agreed standards of service delivery and customer care.

We are seeking individuals experienced in cemeteries/ground works and grounds maintenance to work alongside an established team.

Applicants must have the ability to work 5 days out of 7 per week including bank holidays.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Greaves on 01827 709356/ 07791031042. 

For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please email recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date:  20th September 2021  

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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