Vacancy Details

Cemetery Custodian

Elmbridge Borough Council
£ 20,266 - £24,277 pa
Various sites
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/06/2019 at 12:00 PM
Elmbridge Borough Council

Cemetery Custodian

Full-time, permanent

Salary £20,266 - £24, 277 pa


Can you help us provide a sensitive and professional cemetery service? Would you like to work in a small team, committed to providing an excellent service to our customers?


Our team of cemetery custodians needs a new member to help them with the day-to-day operation of our cemeteries. You will be an active member of the team, happy to help when needed and able to work independently as well as in a team.


About the role

You will be involved in a variety of duties including:

  • grave preparation
  • supervising funeral services in the cemetery
  • driving dumper trucks
  • and operating mechanical diggers.

You should also be able to prepare graves by hands if necessary.


About you

You will have good communications skills, and as you expect you will need sensitivity and diplomacy as you work with our customers in difficult circumstances. Ideally, you will have knowledge relating to health and safety at work but don’t worry if not, as we can help with that.


About us

Elmbridge is a progressive organisation, determined to put our customers and our people at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to developing our employees and in this role you will have the opportunity to attain at C1 driving license, as well as a City and Guilds qualification in cemetery preparation.


Anything else?

If you would like to know more about the role, please call Antoinette on 01372 474567. If you would like support in completing our online application form, please call 01372 474 387 and we can arrange a time for you to come to the office in Esher to go through the form together.


Closing Date: Monday 24 June 2019 at noon

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications.

To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

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