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Cemetery Assistant - Basildon

Job Title: Cemetery Assistant - Basildon
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Basildon
Salary: £13 per hour
REF: PM735825
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Cemetery Assistant – Basildon (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £13.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

To provide an efficient and pleasant reception service for visitors to the Cemeteries, to provide excellent communication links between the Cemeteries and Civic Centre, and provide general clerical support to the Cemeteries Service.


  • Maintain an efficient and pleasant reception service for visitors to the Cemeteries, and where necessary direct the public to grave locations.
  • Respond in person, by telephone and in writing to enquiries from funeral directors, nursing homes, health authorities and the general public.
  • Administer the diary of internments - arrange booking times for funerals with funeral directors and families, and record the information on to the Cemeteries computer system.
  • Record all reports/requests appertaining to the Cemeteries.
  • Maintain cash receipt records and bank monies received.
  • Maintain the burial diary in consultation with funeral directors and the Cemeteries Superintendent. Complete invoices for weekly accounts for burial services.
  • Liaise with monumental masons for grave searchers to establish grave ownership.
  • Research burial records to provide family tree information for the general public.
  • To develop the use of technology for the cemetery office.
  • To take reasonable care of own and others safety, to co-operate with manager/supervisor in complying with statutory health and safety duties, and to report any incidents or accidents.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

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