Halton Borough Council’s Open Space Service is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled individual to supervise the operational Cemetery Team across the Borough’s burial grounds and Crematorium gardens on a permanent basis. This will include the Authority’s cemeteries in Widnes and Runcorn, as well as a new site at Peelhouse Lane in Widnes.
To help you succeed in this role you will hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Management, with experience of leading dynamic operational teams.
Reporting to the Assistant Parks Manager (Cemeteries), your duties will include leading a small team assisting with cremations; carrying out burials; implementing horticultural maintenance schedules; cleansing the cemetery grounds; and improving woodland planting and habitat management in order to achieve our burial grounds potential for improving biodiversity within Halton.
You will have excellent communication skills; you will be confident and polite, capable of giving clear direction and instruction, and able to deal with face to face customer interactions in a sensitive and clear manner. You will also be able to resolve complaints, escalating queries to management where necessary.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Paul Boardman (Parks Manager) on 0151 511 8036
Interviews will be held on 21st and 22nd December 2020.