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Linn Cemetery Lainshaw Drive Glasgow, G44 5TS
£24,910.65 - £26,443.21 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability for a Bereavement & Environmental Services Technician to join our Bereavements Services on a permanent basis.

NRS brings together a diverse range of Glasgow City Council operational, technical and development services that focus on sustainable transport, place making and delivering essential city services.

If you’re interested in working within a service that touches on all aspects within the city, please read on.

Position Details

Applications are invited from motivated individuals preferably trained to FBCA/ICCM or equivalent standards with the technical ability to be trained in crematoria / cemetery operations. 

You will undertake all duties assigned in the provision of a bereavement service, assisting in the crematorium chapel, carrying out routine associated maintenance and ancillary work as determined necessary within the cities two municipal crematoria.  You must be an excellent communicator with the ability to cope in difficult situations, be flexible and open to new ways of working and be willing to undertake training and familiarity as required in order to carry out duties. 

The ability to operate plant/electronic processes competently, prior knowledge/work experience in the bereavement industry and a current driving licence are desirable. 

A shift pattern is in operation including weekends and occasional public holiday working.

Further details regarding what this role entails are noted within the Role Profile for the post, whilst the Person Specification document confirms the key competencies you are required to demonstrate in your application.

Contract Details

Weekly Hours: 37 per week + an additional 5.5 hours contractual overtime

Work Pattern: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm or 9:30am to 6pm plus 8:30am – 1pm every second Saturday.

Annual Salary: £22,961.65 - £24,494.21 on an incremental scale

Additional Payments: In addition to the annual salary the role attracts an annual non-standard work pattern/hours (NSWPH) payment of £1,260 plus an annual working context & demand (WCD) payment of £689.

Please note this is a re advertisement and previous applicants should not re-apply.

Benefits of working with us

Glasgow City Council employees have access to a wide-ranging and generous benefits package. If you’re successful in your job application, you’ll have access to these benefits which include:

  • 26 days (182 hours) paid annual leave, rising to 29 days (203) hours after 5 years’ service
  • 5 days (87.5 hours) paid public holidays each year
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Life and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Occupational Sickness Pay
  • Staff Benefit Scheme
  • Glasgow Credit Union

For guidance on completing your application, and to view other benefits on offer for employees of Glasgow City Council, please visit the following link:

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

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