Cemetery Technician / Kaihangarau Urupa

Job ID 22520078
Wellington, Porirua
Listed on 11 Jun 2024

About this job

This role will see you working in a close team environment, maintaining, and developing Porirua City Council Cemeteries and the Crematorium.

This is a part-time role for 32 hours per week. Ideally these hours would be worked from Tuesday-Friday, but this is flexible for the right person.

You will be responsible for:

• identifying and preparing burial plots

• maintaining and developing all gardens and turf areas to a high standard

• providing assistance, to family members, mourners and funeral directors in a mature and sensitive manner

• attending and providing assistance with services as required

Full training on the job will be available to the right person.

Job Requirements

You’ll need to be empathetic, and emotionally sensitive to the needs of our community.

We are looking for someone who is willing to learn and prepared to try their best at all that you do.

You’ll need to show us that you:

• have the physical fitness needed to undertake this role

• have experience with small tools and machinery

• can work after 4pm on weekdays and some Saturday mornings if required

• have a clean Class 1 driver’s licence, with wheels and tracks endorsement (ideally)

• currently hold, or are willing to obtain, a first aid qualification

• have some experience with diggers or machinery (ideally)

• have horticultural qualifications would be an advantage

As this role is based at Whenua Tapu cemetery, you’ll need to have your own reliable transport to and from work.

Days of work
Part-time role, 32 hours per week. Ideally these hours would be worked from Tuesday-Friday, but flexible for the right person. (32 hours per week)
Pay Details
TBD with employer
Job Category
Funeral Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence, (R) - Roller, (T) - Tracks, (W) - Wheels (Special Type)
Pre-employment drug test required

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