(X22 PERMANENT) • (R13,393.47 – R18,080.32 P/M)

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.

Workplace: JCPZ Cemeteries/Crematoria. Abongwe Mini Tel: 011 712 6601
Email CVs to: talentmanagement@jhbcityparks.com
Reference: CW12052023 • Closing Date: 02 June 2023
“Quote the reference number on the subject; failure to adhere to the given instruction will
result in disqualifying your application”

All the best with your applications


  1. I hereby interested in the job advertised on your website, I’m currently working for AFS(Crum) as a General worker seeking for better opportunities and willing to learn more with the City of Johannesburg Municipality.
    I’m hope hoping to hearing from you soon.

    Yours sincerely
    Pollet Nakana

  2. Hi, I would like to apply for the position of a cemetery worker, I’m currently unemployed, I’m will to start at anytime.

  3. Good day Sir/Madam, I would like to apply for the position of a cemetery worker, I’m currently unemployed and I’m willing to start as soon as possible,


    Neville Singo.

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