Position Details
Supervisor Cemetery Operations
Full Time
Lifestyle and Community
Southport Lawn Cemetery
Queensland Local Government Officers Award - Level 5
$71,484.44 to $74,448.16

City of Gold Coast

Working for City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding, whether you are starting a career or looking to enhance your existing experience and skills. The Gold Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, combining great challenges with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast about.

How We Do Things

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position

The Supervisor Cemetery Operations is responsible for the operational management of the City's 8 cemeteries.  The role provides oversight of the operational staff, delivering high quality interment services and ensuring the adequate allocation of resources to deliver key operational activities.   The position is also responsible for the asset management of the cemeteries portfolio including project management for the capital works and renewals and for oversight of the operating budget.

Key Deliverables of the position:

  • Daily programming of the cemetery operations activities
  • Managing site, employee and community risks for onsite visitations and activities in cemeteries
  • Ensuring the annual capital works and renewals plans are fully implemented
  • Completion and implementation of the Cemetery Asset Management Plan
  • Introducing and maintaining a stakeholder engagement program to measure services
  • Successfully manage the operations team ensuring all interments are completed satisfactorily and to a high standard and to ensure the cemeteries are visibly tidy and attractive

About You

The successful application must possess planning skills for operational activities, be able to manage a team of operational staff, have a good understanding of cemeteries and how they are managed with a focus on being able to deliver efficient services to the community

How to Apply

You will need to have an eRecruit account in order to apply for this position. If you do not already have one, please select "Create a New Account" within eRecruit and create a profile. For more details, please refer to the attached Job Success Profile. If you require further information after reading the Job Success Profile, please call the listed Contact Person. Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

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If successful, you may be required to undertake drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures, as part of our pre-employment screening process. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons encouraged to apply.

Essential: Do you possess a Diploma in Horticulture? If not, please explain how you have developed an equivalent knowledge?
Desirable: Do you possess an unrestricted C Class drivers licence?
Daryll Hinde
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