Joburg City Parks and Zoo is recruiting Cemetery Workers x22 posts | APPLY WITH GRADE 12

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Joburg City Parks and Zoo is recruiting and invites applications for the vacancy: CEMETERY WORKERS

Closing Date: 02 June 2023

  • Workplace: JCPZ Cemeteries/Crematoria.
  • Salary: R13,393.47 – R18,080.32 Cost to Company per month
  • Reference: CW12052023

JOB PURPOSE: To perform all operational duties that contribute to the effective and efficient running of
the Cemetery and the performing of its respective services, as directed by the Supervisor.

Preparation and Maintenance of Cemetery Grounds: Correctly mark out graves and carry out
digging and filling of graves as per specifications and as required

Monitor graves digging and ensure compliance with standard and specifications • Locate graves for re-opening as and when required • Carry out loading and off-loading of tools, equipment and machinery including storage as per the departmental standards

Inspect graves and report any irregular activity • Seasonal preparation and planting of all areas as per Supervisor’s instructions • Perform ground maintenance (collecting litter, weeding, pruning, watering, fertilizing and grass cutting)

Perform pest control using appropriate equipment • Cleaning of buildings, toilets, vehicles, equipment and worksites • Report maintenance/ repair requirements of tools, equipment and machinery

Assist in level testing • Ensure adherence to all safety rules and regulations Report and identified safety risks to Supervisor.

Funeral Coordination and assistance of bereaved: Assist the public with the identification of graves. Identify and allocate graves and ensure that burials are done in allocated graves • Assist Funeral
Undertakers and families with the identification of gravesites and preparing for internments

Usher Undertakers to the graves booked when burials take place and issue grave pegs with numbers • Check graves following burials to ensure that the correct burial has taken place according to the bookings and make the necessary corrections where changes have occurred

Direct stonemasons to the correct graves for tombstone erections • Check that all tombstone erections comply with standards and specifications.

Ensure that stonemasons clean up the area after work has been completed.

Optimises Individual Performance: Actively participates and manages own performance levels. Ensure attendance to training and regular one-on-one meetings with Supervisor to discuss progress.

SHEQ, Security Monitoring and Risk: Provide inputs for the development/ review of SOPs for the
Cemeteries Department

Implement and monitor JCPZ safety, health, environmental and security policies and procedures • Implement identified risk mitigation measures • Respond to public enquiries and refer to Supervisor.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or equivalent (NQF level 4) • Hands on experience with
relevant tools and equipment is preferred • Experience with groundskeeping is an advantage.

COMPETENCIES: Proficiency in English • Communication skills • Physical Fitness • JCPZ policy and
procedure framework • Alignment with JCPZ values • Integrity and honesty • Interpersonal Skills • Service
orientation • Self driven • Resilience.

ENQUIRIES: Abongwe Mini Tel: 011 712 6601

APPLICATIONS: Email CVs to: [email protected]. Quote the reference number on the subject; failure to adhere to the given instruction will result in disqualifying your application.

Closing Date: 02 June 2023


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