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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician
Beeston, Nottinghamshire
£12.31 per hour

I am currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician / Handyperson to carry out a range of maintenance duties at the crematorium.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clean/rake out cremators; accurate transfer and handling of ashes.
  • Handle tributes in a safe and respectful manner; remove tributes from viewing area to display area; clean viewing area, display area and reflection garden; clear old flower displays and tributes; remove flowers from grounds and display areas as and when required.
  • Clean employee and public facilities and toilets; sweep and mop all floor areas; clean all wall tiles, doors and windows; clean internal lights; clean/maintain car parks, driveways and paved areas; clean equipment and tools; maintain crematory and associated areas to the highest standard.
  • Maintain cremators and cremulator in working order; general repairs and maintenance to buildings and grounds.
  • Deal with all necessary paperwork relating to cremations, make entries in registers; compile stock reports; generate orders for stock using approved system; generate ash-holding reports for office action; generate stock level reports as and when required.
  • Provide full administrative support to the general office, including phone duties, making service bookings; liaising with funeral directors, clergy and service users; inputting of data onto computer system; production of daily reports and information; book of remembrance/memorial advice
  • Provide chapel attendant cover either service chapel as required. Liaise with Officiants, organists, public and funeral directors, receive funerals, check coffin identification, resolve minor issues in a professional and respectful manner; ensure serious issues are brought to the attention of the management immediately; control of service light system; accurate playing of music and audio systems; supervision of flower display area; closing of curtains, if necessary; tidying and preparing chapel for next funeral; downloading and programming of the music system, maintain download administration.
  • Provide assistance to the gardening employees as directed by the Assistant Manager. Duties may include; planting; minor landscaping; weeding; garden and grounds maintenance; salting and snow clearance; leaf clearance, control of litter in grounds.

The position is based in Beeston near Nottingham.

Please send your up to date CV for immediate consideration.