Cemetery Operative £14 P/H

By February 19, 2020 No Comments
Job Category: Temporary
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Waltham Forest

Our client based in Waltham Forest are currently looking for an enthusiastic and hard working person to join our busy Cemeteries team as a Cemetery Operative on a Temporary basis.

The successful candidate must have experience either as Labourer, ground worker or gardener and must possess a Full UK Drivers Licence as you will be required to travel between two Cemeteries. 

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Measuring and marking out grave spaces
  • Using a mechanical excavator and hand tools to dig and prepare graves and keeping graves tidy
  • Checking headstones for damage and removing those that are unsafe
  • Maintaining lawns, verges and plants around the cemetery


  • You will be hard working, enthusiastic, willing to learn and a good team player and willing to do whatever is required to get the job done
  • You must be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers and in challenging conditions
  • Working with other funeral and cemetery staff is vital to the role, as good communication skills and a caring and compassionate nature for dealing with the bereaved 

This is a Temporary role but could possibly become permanent

Please note only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered

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