Job Purpose:

To provide porter, cleaning, reception duties, maintenance and other tasks within the Crematorium and the surrounding grounds. The aim is to support the provision of cremations and associated services to the public. This role support the Crematorium Attendants in achieving the above. 


Role Requirements:

Proven experience of dealing with members of the public, including those who may be difficult or challenging.

Proven ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.

The ability to push/pull trolleys and move coffins.

The ability to rake out the hearth after each cremation.

The ability to carry out general gardening/grounds maintenance work.


The post holder will deliver:

Porter/janitorial services and assist in the day to day running and operation of the crematorium to the required service standards.

All duties to be carried out as instructed and directed by Crematorium Manager/ Senior Crematorium Attendant.

The Individual

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Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

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Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships