Cemetery Operations Team Member - North Shore Memorial Park

Date: 4 Apr 2024

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent full-time opportunity   
  • Development and training provided
  • A diverse role that requires a full clean driving licence


He angitūtanga: The Opportunity 

Do you enjoy the outdoors and thrive in a hands-on environment?

If you are physically fit and looking for your next career challenge, this role is for you!
We're looking for team players to join our Operations Division at North Shore Memorial Park – Cemetery & Crematorium.


This cemetery is located in Schnapper Rock, Albany, with a rich backdrop of diversity and culture. You will be part of a passionate and experienced team who deliver services to our communities rain, hail, or shine.

As a Sexton, you will need to bring your A-game and team-player attitude to roll with the team that does it all.  


To access a copy of the position description click here 

He kōrero mōu: About you
You will be assisting with burials, maintaining the cemetery grounds, adornment management, and other general grounds maintenance priorities. LUV, excavator, and tractor experience would be highly advantageous.


Being compassionate, reliable, a team player, along with good communication and proven organisational skills is essential to the smooth running of our facilities and services that we provide to the community.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
You will be assisting families with parking, advising on any health and safety requirements and most importantly, ensuring families feel comfortable and are well attended to.


If you are looking to share some valuable hours helping families and supporting your community, this role is for you.


This is a full time role across a 7-day roster. Training, uniforms, and onsite parking are all inclusive of this unique role. Although the Salary starts at around $55k and we have a training matrix to monitor performance, skills and pay.


This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Applications close 25th April 2024


Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.