Price Free
Category General Jobs
Published date 01/11/2016
Views 322
Country United Kingdom

The successful candidate would be expected to:-

Take instruction from management to carry out all aspects of ground maintenance and preparation of ground for burial as per policies and procedures laid out, actively participate in all aspects of the maintenance of 30 acres of cemetery grounds, whilst working alongside the staff maintain a supervisory position monitoring time keeping and work standards.

Liaise with the management to actively assist with ongoing safety and improvement plans, to help establish a programme of work and be involved with the completing and reviewing risk assessments. Promote company interests, implement good environmental practices and ensure compliance with the data protection Act 1998

Manage and motivate staff ensuring they are adequately briefed and allocate ground maintenance tasks; organise work schedules and rotas ensuring tasks are completed to a high standard in a safe and timely manner Monitor the training requirements and capability of all staff and ensure the need for improvements are brought to the attention of the office Supervise the accurate completion of records for the legal and efficient running of the business i.e. timesheets, vehicle logs, safety checklists, etc.

Practice safe systems of work and maintain high standards to guard the health of staff, contractors and visitors. Keep yourself and the staff informed of relevant health & safety regulations and the contents of the handbooks and safe systems of work. Oversee the safe and secure storage of materials & equipment including COSHH where relevant, ensure company policies and procedures are being followed and bring breaches to the attention of the office.

Take responsibility for the economical and efficient use of staff, transport, premises, equipment, plant and consumables. Ensure staff utilise Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times and ensure loss or damage is reported to the office. Ensure standards of cleanliness of company vehicles, premises and equipment reporting any issues with regards to damage, repairs and maintenance. Report to the management any defect, liability or hazard which may arise from the work.

The above activities are examples of the work involved and are not a comprehensive list therefore the post holder will be expected to have a flexible can do attitude towards any other duties that may be required

Essential Skills & Qualities

A good working knowledge of ground maintenance and associated machinery

Proven supervisory experience, good management skills and an ability to organise themselves & others

A good understanding of risk assessments and health & safety

Self-motivated with a positive and mature attitude, ability to plan ahead and work with minimum supervision.

Be committed with high standards of personal conduct, discretion, honest and reliable.

Clean driving licence

Good standard of English & Maths and be computer literate

Commitment to continuing self-development and willingness to participate in training and development



Excavator Competence Certificate

Trailer Certificate (b+e)

Health & Safety Certificate IOSH/NEBOSH/COSHH

Ground care certificates chainsaw/pesticides etc

Building & DIY skills

Name: leanne


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