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Crematorium Officer

37 hours per week
£21,575 – £21,968
Closing date: 31 May 2023

Salisbury City Council manage Salisbury Crematorium. We pride ourselves in delivering an exceptional service during difficult times. We are looking for a new team member to join our established team as a Crematorium Officer.

What you will do:

– Oversee services in the Chapel and operate the music system during services
– Act as first point of contact for funeral directors, officiants and public attending the Crematorium

We are looking for someone who:

– Can work in a customer facing but physically demanding role
– Is emotionally resilient and able to empathise with members of the public attending services
– Has great attention to details to support the smooth running of services and the Crematorium

What we can offer you:

– Minimum of 30 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays
– A great place to work, our last staff survey (December) told us that 97% enjoy working for the Council and have sufficient variety in their job to keep them interested
– Local Government Pension Scheme
– Excellent training and development opportunities
– Cycle to work scheme and other health and wellbeing benefits
– Paid sick leave

For an informal chat please contact Neil Lucas on 01722 333632

For a full job description please email us at

We reserve the right to close the job, earlier than the closing date advertised, if we have had sufficient applications, so would suggest an early application.

Please cover how you meet the essential criteria below in your application:

– Working in a physical demanding role
– Working in a customer facing role
– Ability to follow detailed procedures
– Able to be observant and interpret data
– Qualified as Crematorium Training Technician Scheme or willingness to undertake qualification
– Good general education
– Emotional resilience
– Ability to empathise with others
– Conscientious and attentive to details
– Willingness to under continued professional training

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