Cemetery Operative Supervisor

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Wandsworth, London (Greater)
£28,953 - £35,085
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

Are you a leader that can inspire? Are you passionate about driving improvement? Do you have cemetery related experience?

If so… we have the perfect role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cemetery Operations Supervisor to join our Environment and Community Services at the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Come and join the team!

Our goals and vision

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames is regarded as one greenest London Borough’s and has one of the largest parks and open spaces estates in the country. 

In 2020 the Council finalised the Climate Emergency Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan, which both detail an ambition to beat climate change and reduce air pollution. The Parks Team has always been environmentally focused, with nature conservation at the heart of how we deliver our service.

About the team

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic, ambitious, and experienced Parks Team that actively engages with stakeholders and residents, to ensure that our parks, open spaces, and cemetery grounds continue to meet the needs of the local community.

The Parks Team is very supportive and works closely with service-related contractors, community groups and volunteer groups, to identify necessary improvements and ensure that our parks, open spaces, and cemeteries are safe and welcoming for all.

The cemetery grounds are located throughout the Borough and therefore the Cemetery Operations Supervisor role will work remotely, with access to the Civic Centre (Twickenham) for administrative purposes. 

About the role

The Cemetery Operations Team undertake all operational aspects of the cemetery grounds in accordance with ICCM guidelines and the Council’s service policies, standards and procedures, legal requirements, and professional codes of practice.

You will be responsible for the supervision of the Mobile Cemetery Operatives, working closely with the Parks Operations Manager to develop and implement work schedules which ensure a high level of performance from the Cemetery Operations Team. 

You will oversee and ensure that all graves are prepared correctly, in compliance with Health and Safety Legislation, Burial Law (the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977), and the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) Code of Safe Working Practice in Cemeteries.

Cemetery Operations Supervisor - Job Profile

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