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Crematorium Technician (Career Grade)

37 hours per week plus weekend/Bank Holiday rota (1 in 4) Salary £19,171 - £20,344 per annum

22 July 2020/Categories: Job Vacancies

Based at Carlisle Crematorium you will become an integral member of our team of 7.  The role is full time (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm), also weekend and Bank Holiday work on a rota (1pm to 4.30pm)

Duties include:

  • The operation of cremators, cremulator and associated plant and equipment (full training given), you will be expected to pass the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management’s Cremator Technician’s Certificate of Proficiency within 12 months if not already obtained.
  • Responsibility for the efficient operation of the crematorium service chapel and associated duties alongside other team members including handling of floral tributes and liaising with Funeral Directors, Clergy and Funeral Celebrants.
  • Carry out cleaning duties within the crematorium building.
  • Be present at interments of cremated remains in the crematorium grounds.
  • Assist members of the public with general service-related enquiries in a sensitive and appropriate manner.
  • To be a key holder providing security for the crematorium building.

Be part of a clear, committed and confident council

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 12th August 2020 and interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing 7th September 2020.

For an informal discussion please contact Michael Cartlidge on 01228 817390.

We offer an excellent benefits package with flexible working, a generous pension scheme and fabulous development opportunities.

If you would like to apply for this post, please return your completed application form to [email protected] no later than 12 noon Wednesday 12th August 2020 quoting vacancy ref V1927



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