Estate Maintenance / Grave Digging Operative

Location
Canley Cemetery but could be asked to start at any of our other 5 Cemeteries across the City
Salary
£16,123 - £18,070 pa
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
27 May 2017
Job Ref
COV000009118
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours
Hours
Full-Time

Coventry City Council Bereavement Services provide a quality service for the bereaved, we maintain 6 Cemeteries across the City. You could be based at any of the Cemeteries.


You must be physically fit and willing to work in all weathers, will be expected to understand the principles of how a grave is marked out, prepared and dug while respecting graves around them.

You will have some experience in grounds maintenance as you will be expected to undertake a wide variety of ground maintenance operations. The post requires that you must be able to communicate effectively with the burial supervisor and members of the public and have an understanding of the principles of good customer care.

You should have a knowledge of health and safety relating to working in deep excavations and grounds maintenance operations.

You will need to have a full and current driving licence and a knowledge of grounds maintenance and associated equipment.

Work Pattern: Summer 7.30 – 4.00, Winter 8.30 – 4.00

Interview Date

26th May 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf