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Grave Digging Operative - Coventry City Council

Job Title: Grave Digging Operative - Coventry City Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry
Salary: £9.55 - 9.55 per hour
REF: NYKLH882020
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Coventry City Council - Grave Digging Operative (Estate Maintenance Team)

Location: Cannon Hill Road, Canley, Coventry, CV4 7DF

Contract: Initial three-month contract with possible extension.

Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm – Full Time 37 Hours a Week – Monday to Friday

Payrate: £9.55 an Hour


To assist in the upkeep of the City’s six Cemetery’s, undertaking a wide range of horticultural and grave digging duties, this will include grass cutting, hedge cutting, collecting wreaths,

manually and mechanical digging and preparing graves, dress graves ready for interment and back filling and tidying of graves.

The job requires that you will work outside in all weathers (PPE will be provided) to ensure that we fulfil our commitments.



Primarily working at Canley Garden Cemetery and Lenton’s Lane cemetery we may need cover at other cemeteries and will give a day or two’s notice when this is required.

Must have driving licenses. After interview, an induction day with multiple applicants to get them familiar with the cemetery.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email