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Cemetery Officer - West London
23-25k + benefits

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Cemetery Officer – West London


Monday to Friday



I am currently recruiting for a Cemetery Officer in West London to provide a friendly, compassionate and efficient process for the Bereavement Service. As a Cemetery Officer you will undertake the operations of the Cemetery Service in accordance with burial procedures laid down by Home Office Regulations and Council procedures.


This is a great opportunity to work Monday to Friday 8-4.30pm in a customer facing role where there is a real opportunity to make a difference and develop your career within a well-respected operator.


This role requires a strong attention to detail as there is a good proportion of administration involved along with a strict adherence to rules and regulations. You must be process driven and naturally supportive and sensitive when speaking with clients.


Other Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out all Sexton Duties within the Cemetery.
  • Maintaining cemetery records and ensuring Data Protection regulation is adhered to.
  • Recording bookings for burials and administering paperwork for the successful completion of all cemetery processes from burial, to memorial permits, bench applications.
  • Using database system to record and retrieve grave information, in addition to other basic office packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Identifying and assisting in the location of grave plots to cemetery stakeholders or in preparation of upcoming burials.
  • Handling and processing payments and maintaining financial figures.
  • To undertake routine clerical tasks such as filing, photocopying, receiving and dispatching mail, answering phones and responding to emails.
  • Dealing with bereaved members of the public in a sensitive and compassionate manner.
  • To take bookings from funeral directors ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed to the specified standards.
  • Ensure security of the building as a keyholder and activating and deactivating the alarm as required.


For a full job description or confidential enquiry please contact James on 01895 450640 or click APPLY below

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