Cemetery Inspection Operative

Cemetery Inspection Operative

Salary: £17,681 – £18,672 per annum

Location: Based at Gilroes Cemetery, Groby Road LE3 9QG – will be required to work across various cemeteries throughout the city

Permanent, Full-Time

You will inspect and make safe memorials within the City’s four cemeteries and closed church yards maintained by the Authority, to meet memorial safety requirements of the Bereavement Services section in accordance with current legislation and guidelines.

You will undertake make-safe activities on finding a memorial which has failed the inspection test, following ICCM Management of Memorials guidelines and NAMM or BRAM safe codes of working practice to identify safety hazards and remedial works required. You will record and categorise all inspections into various levels of work needed ensuring memorials are not damaged, with due regard to personal and visitor safety.

Requirements of the post include:

-Experience of outdoor work and basic grounds maintenance;

-Experience of basic repair and maintenance work;

-Ability to follow guidelines and procedures, identify safety hazards and remedial works required;

-Ability to communicate with the general public and deal sensitively with those experiencing bereavement and grief;

-Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm and until 3:00pm on Fridays;

-Able to work long hours outside, in adverse weather conditions, undertaking physical duties which involve bending, heavy lifting and manual handling;

-Must be willing to wear a uniform and personal protective equipment;

-Full UK Driving Licence.


For an informal discussion please contact Steve Smith on 0116 299 5537 / Steve.Smith@leicester.gov.uk

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 3 December 2018

Post Number: X3339/1118KP

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