The Association offers members and supporters of the burial & cremation industry professional industry services to enhance the operations, development, network and information sharing within the industry.

ACCA empowers our members by exploring and developing new areas of expertise within the Cemetery and Crematoria industry. We support our members through regular communication via a range of publications and member updates.

As an industry body, ACCA promotes and facilitates the professional development of our members including the establishment of comprehensive Codes of Practice, Guidelines, Training Materials and Research Projects.

ACCA also actively promotes the Cemetery and Crematoria industry to governments, related industries, other countries and the Australian public.

ACCA delivers industry conferences and networking opportunities for the Cemetery and Crematoria industry and continues to develop ways to facilitate knowledge sharing across the industry.

We are always working on new innovation for the members and the benefits continue to grow with it.

VACANCIES

Burial Operations – Grave Digger NSW

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park is seeking a mature minded and well organised individual to join the Burial Operations Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Communicate effectively with Funeral Directors, Clergy, families and visiting members of the public
Mark grave sites
Excavate graves by hand and/or machine, full depth and reopens
Grave Shoring in accordance with safe work practices
Operation of excavator and backhoe and all other equipment and machinery required in the preparation of a grave for internment of the deceased
Backfill graves upon the completion of the Funeral Service
Prepare grave site prior to burial
Final clean-up of grave site after burial
Remove monumental ornaments prior to burial and replace after burial
Remove spent flowers and general tidy up
Inter ashes into grave
Identify cemetery sections and grave locations
Exploration of grave site as required
Awareness of site conditions that may lead to collapse of/ or grave integrity
Lower coffins/caskets into grave
Inter deceased into monumental graves, crypts, vaults or mausoleums
Transfer deceased remains between crypts, vaults or mausoleums as directed

To be Successful in this role you will:

Be physically fit
Have exceptional customer service skills
Have highly developed communication skills
Have a tactful, sympathetic and respectful manner to deal sensitively with bereaved people
Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
Attention to detail and the ability to work within set regulations
Ability to work regular overtime, including Saturdays
Be willing to work in all weather conditions, including adverse weather
Hold a current unrestricted Manual Drivers Licence
Be committed to WHS, including heavy lifting and manual handling
be a highly experienced Excavator and Backhoe Operator

To apply please forward a covering letter outlining how you meet the expectations of the role along with your current resume to: WMP.Careers@smct.nsw.gov.au

As we expect a high volume of applications for this position, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, we thank you for your interest in employment at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.

Previous candidates and former staff will not be considered for this role.

 

Crematorium Operator NSW

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park is seeking a mature minded and well organised individual to join the Crematorium Operations Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Communicate effectively with Funeral Directors, Clergy, families and visiting members of the public
Clean and prepare the chapel and cremation areas to the highest standard
Clean and maintain all vehicles and equipment
Competent in the operation of the cremators and the cremation process, machinery and equipment
Competent in all paperwork requirements to complete a cremation
Ensure all cremation equipment is operating safely
Receive coffins and carrying out identification checks
Operate cremation equipment making sure that cremated remains are identified and stored appropriately
Placement of cremated remains in memorial gardens or niche walls
Placement of commemorative plaques in memorial gardens or niche walls
Attend and assist in ‘Ashes Attendance Services’
Maintenance of the crematorium grounds and gardens
Operate cremators and all stages of the cremation process, machinery and equipment
Proficient in the routine daily and weekly maintenance of the cremators

To be Successful in this role you must have:

A tactful, sympathetic and respectful manner to deal sensitively with bereaved people
High level communication skills
Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
Attention to detail and the ability to work within set regulations
Ability to work regular overtime, including Saturdays
Current unrestricted Drivers Licence
Commitment to WHS, including heavy lifting and manual handling
Physical ability to carry out the role

To apply please forward a covering letter outlining how you meet the expectations of the role along with your current resume to: WMP.Careers@smct.nsw.gov.au

As we expect a high volume of applications for this position, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in employment at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.

Previous candidates and former employees will not be considered for this position.