Groundsperson Geraldton Cemetery

The Geraldton Cemetery Board is offering an opportunity for an energetic and creative team player to join the Grounds Staff at the Geraldton Cemetery.

The successful applicant will be primarily focused on the development and maintenance of the cemetery grounds and will on occasions, be required to assist with burials and cremations. Not only will the preferred candidate be an excellent team player, they will demonstrate a flexible approach to work. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to train under the current Works Supervisor with the objective of taking over that role in the short to medium term.

Experience and or qualifications in horticulture, chemicals and leadership are desirable, but not essential. The successful applicant must be keen to learn and develop new skills and will receive training on the job in relation to the cremations and burials.

The preferred candidate will require a WA Driver’s license and be comfortable using cemetery machinery and equipment. They will need to enjoy the outdoors and be fit and healthy.

This position is a full- time 78-hour fortnight and with some overtime and flexibility in relation to hours. There is an attractive salary attached to the role. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and personal leave.

Intending applicants must supply a written resume (less than 3 pages) and an expression of interest outlining your employment experience and aspirations.

Further information can be sought by calling Chris Rafanelli on 0429644555 Applications should be emailed to Chris at rafarec@westnet.com.au. Paper applications can be handed into the Geraldton Cemetery Administration office at 130 Eastward Road GERALDTON WA 6530 Applications close on 7 February 2019.