Cemetery Operative 2 | £22,183 - £24,491
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 18/06/2021 | Job Ref: C/50045389 | Directorate: Place | Service: Environment & Transport | Location: Barnsley Crematorium, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday and some weekend working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

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Closing date: 18/06/2021  at 23:59

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

Bereavement Services are looking for a Cemetery Operatives to join our grave digging team.

This post requires applicants to work outside in all weathers and be flexible in their approach to work.

The excavation of graves is a sensitive job and applicants will need to demonstrate an awareness of their surroundings along with a compassionate and caring nature.  

Duties will involve the safe excavation of graves throughout the councils 22 cemeteries using a 3cx compact and mini digger. You will also be required to dig graves by hand.

Physical fitness is a key feature of this post as you will be expected to carry equipment to the grave side as well as excavate graves by hand if necessary.

An NVQ  level 2 qualification or equivalent along with a full driving license is required (including  being able to tow a trailer on the highway. B + E).

Applicants who do not have this level of qualification and a trailer license will not be considered for this post.

 

You will need to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy whilst working to tight deadlines. 

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Cemetery Operative 2 Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 18/06/2021 | Job Ref: C/50045389 | Directorate: Place | Service: Environment & Transport | Location: Barnsley Crematorium, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)
 

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday and some weekend working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 18/06/2021  at 23:59

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

Bereavement Services are looking for a Cemetery Operatives to join our grave digging team.

This post requires applicants to work outside in all weathers and be flexible in their approach to work.

The excavation of graves is a sensitive job and applicants will need to demonstrate an awareness of their surroundings along with a compassionate and caring nature.  

Duties will involve the safe excavation of graves throughout the councils 22 cemeteries using a 3cx compact and mini digger. You will also be required to dig graves by hand.

Physical fitness is a key feature of this post as you will be expected to carry equipment to the grave side as well as excavate graves by hand if necessary.

An NVQ  level 2 qualification or equivalent along with a full driving license is required (including  being able to tow a trailer on the highway. B + E).

Applicants who do not have this level of qualification and a trailer license will not be considered for this post.

 

You will need to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy whilst working to tight deadlines. 

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Cemetery Operative 2 Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs