Cemetery Operative Vacancy in Parks Department at Bristol City Council

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There is a Cemetery Operative vacancy available  in the Parks Department now live on the Bristol City Council website.

If you are working with Bristol residents who are unemployed, 16 and over and who are interested in exploring this sector and need help and support with their application and employability skills please get in touch with me at helen.jones@bristol.gov.uk

 This is the link to the page on Bristol City Council website where you will find more information – To view job details or apply on-lineclick here

Cemetery Operative   Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week . Closing Date 21st January 2024. Location South Bristol Crematorium Bridgwater Road Bedminster Down Bristol BS13 7AS

We have eight cemeteries across Bristol, where we provide a range of cemeteries services. You will work within a well-established team, who are both skilled and experienced in burials and grounds maintenance.  You will deliver a high-quality burial and prepare graves as directed and within legislative & Health & Safety guidelines as well as grounds maintenance at the direction of the Cemetery Supervisor.

Previous experience of working in Cemeteries and undertaking burials is not required. However, you must enjoy working outdoors and be prepared to work in all weather conditions and have a genuine ability to work within a very sensitive environment, learning about the delivery of an internment service, general maintenance of cemeteries and supporting members of the public.


How do I apply?    To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.


If you require help and support with filling out the application form please contact our Employment Navigator, Helen Jones at helen.jones@bristol.gov.uk

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the vacancy please contact Ariaf Hussain on 0117 903 8330.