Cemetery Manager - Hastings District Council

We are looking for a Manager for our Crematorium and Cemetery services. This important Council service is well suited to individuals with a pleasant outgoing personality, someone who has an affinity with people, committed to operational excellence and continuous improvement, and has strong leadership and organisational qualities. A leader who has a strategic outlook and is forward thinking in the delivery of such a high profile service. A person who will keep up to date and implement any changes to legislation within the sector. Applicants will have experience in Cemetery and Crematorium operations, sound understanding of the Cremation and Burial Act, and staff management experience. Someone who will lead from the front and can be operational in all aspects of the service as the situation requires.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Empathy
  • A high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to problem solve quickly
  • Experience in leading and managing teams
  • Financial & Budgeting skills
Situated in the heart of Ngati Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke's Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey? If so please visit https://hastingsdc.elmotalent.co.nz/careers/hastingsdc/jobs to apply.

Applications close 6 December

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