Cemeteries Business Coordinator

Job No: TSC842
Location: Tweed Valley Cemetery, Eviron

The role of Cemeteries Business Coordinator is responsible for establishing Council’s cemeteries business as the cemetery and crematorium provider in the region, while providing a high level of customer service and support to Funeral Directors, the bereaved and people or organisations with interests or responsibilities in the bereavement services sector.

The role requires a high level of sensitivity and respect for the deceased and the bereaved in the carrying out all duties.

About the role:

  • Manage, control, develop and grow the business
  • Promote the business and establish its branding within the community and key customers and suppliers
  • Develop and sustain good customer relations
  • Lead a team of cemetery and crematorium operational and administrative staff
  • Advance the business to be a leader in cemetery and crematorium management
  • Ensure the business operates in full compliance with applicable statute laws, regulations, and Council’s policies and procedures.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $86,412 per annum with competency based increments up to $99,451 per annum, plus 10% super
  • 35 hour week, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • Degree qualifications in Business, Management, Marketing or similar
  • Proven experience as an effective and competent leader, supervising a diverse range of roles
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including funeral directors and the bereaved.

Where it's located:

This position is based at the Tweed Valley Cemetery, Eviron, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 3 December 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

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Pre-Employment Screening

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How To Apply

You must use your own email address, and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with council.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later. 

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

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  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'.  For tips on how to address the selection criteria, click here
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

1. Degree qualifications in Business, Management, Marketing or similar.
2. Proven experience as an effective and competent leader and manager, preferably supervising a diverse range of roles.
3. Advanced written and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including funeral directors and the bereaved.
4. Analytical skills and experience in developing innovative solutions, products or services.
5. Advanced computer skills including data analysis, spreadsheets, enterprise content management, word processing, scheduling etc.
6. Experience in marketing and promotions.
7. Proven experience in finance, controlling budgets and determining priorities.
8. Experience working with a diverse cultural, ethnic and religious client base.
9. Current Vehicle Licence – Car.

10. An understanding of key legislation related to cemetery and crematorium operations.
11. Experience and/or qualifications in a funerary related business, e.g. funeral director, cemetery, crematorium.



Unit   Recreation Services
Job Grade  7
Industry  Recreation Services
Employment Type  Full-time


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