Senior Burials Technician

Job Description

Title: Senior Burials Technician

Company Name: Private Advertiser

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

In addition to being the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Land Manager (“Land Manager”) is the oldest, largest and most multicultural operating Cemetery in Australia.

It is valued for its heritage and cultural significance, and is utilised by the community as not only a place of remembrance, but as an historic parkland.

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has become available for a Senior Burials Technician (Grave Digger) to join our organisation.

The Role

Reporting to the Funeral Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be part of supportive team and organisation where they will gain all the training and knowledge to be successful in their role.

This role is primarily responsible for preparing, digging and back filling graves and ensuring grave sites are appropriately presented before and immediately after burials. Your main duties in this role will include:

  • Operating backhoe, excavator, skid steer, front end loader or other like powered machinery
  • Preparing sites for upcoming burials including grave excavation.
  • Attending and assisting at burial services and lowering of coffins
  • Back-filling of the grave and the final clean-up of the site
  • Maintenance of grave sites and basic routine maintenance of burial equipment
  • Preparing and closing crypts and vaults
  • Placing of cremated remains
  • Performing exhumations on a voluntary basis
  • Basic Grounds  and Lawn Maintenance
  • Assisting and liaising with families, visitors and members of the public
  • Role includes frequent heavy lifting
  • Must follow strict WHS procedures

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will have a mature outlook and a positive can-do attitude. The role is highly visible to the public and community, so you will need to be able to attend to queries and your duties with an empathetic and professional approach.

  • Driver's license with ability to drive manual cars (essential)
  • Operation experience in varied machinery operation(skid steer loader, excavator, backhoe )
  • The ability to work to schedules and deadlines
  • Be fit and healthy to be undertake frequent heavy lifting
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team with a positive attitude
  • The ability to work in a professional and respectful manner towards a diverse range of people, cultures and beliefs
  • Is reliable and punctual with great communication skills and work ethic.
  • Industry experience an advantage but not essential
  • Knowledge of WHS practices

What we will offer

  • Be part of a supportive team and organisation
  • Full-time Monday to Friday -6.30am – 3.00pm with some weekday and weekend roster overtime.
  • Above award hourly rate plus overtime & allowances
  • Monthly Rostered Day off
  • Full company uniform
  • Training and Development Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free onsite Parking

To Apply

If you're interested in this opportunity to join a dynamic and supportive team performing varied and meaningful tasks, please click the Apply Now button.

 

 

Similar Jobs

More Jobs

Occupational Hygiene Technician (Townsville)

View

QA Manager

View

Food Technologist

View

Technical Officer - Waste Compliance and Planning

View

Facilities Officer - Waste

View

Senior Consultant - Workforce Analytics, Demand Forecasting

View

Senior Supercomputing Applications Specialist

View

Supercomputing Applications Specialist

View

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A) - Theoretical Physicist

View

Senior Data Scientist

View

TRANSFORMATIONAL EXTENSION & ADOPTION

View

Project Geologist

View

Data Analytics Lead

View

Packaging Technologist

View

Quality Assurance Coordinator FULL TIME

View

Laboratory Technologist

View

Laboratory Supervisor (Chemistry) - Scoresby, VIC

View

Quality Control Chemist

View

Indoor Air Quality Consultant

View

Statistician

View

Laboratory Technician - Dairy

View

Scientific Director

View

Processing Technician

View

Field Operations Manager

View

Microbiologist

View

Laboratory Tester

View

Product Development Technologist

View

Senior Botanist / Ecologist

View

Head of Product

View

Senior Process Engineer - Downstream - Manufacturing Sciences

View

Mining Asset Specialist

View

Laboratory Support Assistant - Microbiology

View

Analyst - Voice of Customer

View

Asset Information Support Officer

View

Field Technician - Fixed term

View

Polyurethane Chemist

View

Research Fellow in Computational Condensed Matter Physics

View

Senior Environmental Consultant, CLM / Hazmat

View

Process Engineer - Downstream

View

Environmental Support Officer

View