Cemetery Groundskeeper

Job Title: Cemetery Groundskeeper
Location: North-Western Suburbs of Adelaide, SA
Position Type: Casual positions with Maxima Labour Hire.  Full Time Hours Available. 

Hourly Rate: $30ph- $32ph + Super (depending on your experience)

Are you passionate about maintaining a beautiful and respectful environment? Join our client’s team as a Cemetery Groundskeeper and contribute to the peaceful and well-kept final resting place of our community members.


  1. Grounds Maintenance: Perform routine landscaping duties, including mowing, trimming, and edging to ensure the cemetery grounds are impeccably maintained.
  2. Gravesite Care: Oversee the preparation and backfilling of gravesites, excavating, ensuring they meet established standards. Assist in the placement of markers and monuments.
  3. Pathway Maintenance: Keep pathways clear of debris and leaves to ensure safe and accessible passage for visitors.
  4. Equipment Operation: Operate and maintain groundskeeping equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, and leaf blowers.
  5. Collaboration: Work closely with other cemetery staff to coordinate and execute various tasks related to events, burials, and grounds maintenance.


  • Proven experience in groundskeeping, landscaping, or a related field.
  • Current Class C Drivers License (MR License advantageous)
  • National Police Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • White Card (essential)
  • Excavator ticket (desirable not essential)
  • Ability to undergo physical functional testing
  • Ability to operate and maintain groundskeeping equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a respectful and peaceful environment.
  • Physical stamina and ability to perform tasks that may require lifting and manual labor.
  • Sensitivity and respect for the emotional nature of the cemetery environment.

The Benefits: 

  • Maxima will supply 2 x Long Sleeve Work Shirts + Wide Brim hat (when you start)
  • Maxima will supply PPE Allowance (conditions apply)
  • Maxima will provide ongoing career support
  • Employee Assistance Program (4 free counselling sessions)

How to Apply:

If you have a passion for creating and maintaining a peaceful final resting place for the community, please submit your resume and a cover letter by applying NOW!

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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