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Applying with us is very easy

Simply complete your personal details below, then answer our questionnaire which is specific to this vacancy. Your answers to the questionnaire will enable us to process your application faster. At the very bottom of this page please upload your resume and a covering letter or supporting documents if relevant. We accept files in PDF, .doc or .docx formats, under 2MB.

You need to be aware that we are consulting with staff regarding a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for staff. Under the policy, from 17 January 2022, only those workers who are fully vaccinated (i.e. have completed an NZ Government recognised course of COVID-19 vaccination) will be able to carry out work at Napier City Council premises or represent Napier City Council in public.

As such, you need to be aware that if this policy is confirmed then you will be covered by this requirement and you will need to confirm your vaccination status by providing a copy of your vaccination certificate.


You are applying for the position:

Cemetery Leading Hand | Napier, New Zealand

You are applying for the position: Cemetery Leading Hand | Napier



Application Form

(All fields are required)

1. Advertising Avenue:
Where did you hear about this position?

2. Residency:
Which best describes your residency status?

3. Appeal:
Please write a short statement why working for the Napier City Council, in this role appeals to you.

4. Experience:
Which of the below have you had experience with?

5. Availability :
Are you available to work the hours as advertised - ie 42.5 hours per week, generally Monday to Friday, with occasional overtime during the weekend.

6. Qualifications:
Do you have an Agrichemical Handler (Growsafe) Certificate?

7. Drivers Licence :
Do you have a full (current) drivers licence?

8. Licences:
Do you have any other licenses? If yes, then please list.

9. Other:
We are really looking for someone who is willing to get stuck in, is fit and active and above all is reliable and motivated to do a great job. Tell us why we should consider you.

10. Current Employment:
Are you currently employed by Napier City Council?

11. Safety equipment and clothing:
Are you prepared to wear and use any safety equipment and clothing that may be required?

12. #2 Medical :
Do you currently have, or have you ever had, a medical condition or back injury caused by gradual process, injury, illness or disability that could reasonably be expected to affect your ability to carry out the work of the position applied for; or which could reasonably be expected to be aggravated or contributed to by the work of the position you are applying for? Please answer Yes or No and provide details if answering with Yes.

13. #3 Medical :
Do you have any known allergy/sensitivity to any substance?

14. Medical Testing Consent:
If offered this position, you may be requested to undergo a basic medical assessment and tests (at Council's expense) to assess your capacity to safely carry out the tasks required in the job. The results will be made available to the Napier City Council (on a confidential basis). Would you consent to a medical assessment?

15. Medical:
Please note: Answering this question is optional: Can you please confirm your Covid 19 Vaccination status:

16. #1 Criminal Convictions:
Have you ever been convicted of any offence against the law or have you any criminal charges pending or under investigation. Under the Clean Slate Legislation you may be entitled to answer No to this question, even if you have criminal convictions. It is your obligation to determine if you meet the criteria of the Clean Slate Legislation. Refer to the Department of Justice or their website for further information.

17. #3 Criminal Convictions:
If you have answered yes to the above, then please give brief details below, otherwise write NA.

18. Declaration:
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information supplied in this on-line application process and in any resume (CV) provided is correct. I understand that if any false or deliberately misleading information is given, or any material fact suppressed, I will not be accepted, or if I am employed, my employment may be terminated. I further understand that any offer of employment, if made, may be conditional on obtaining a full clearance through the Company's pre-employment background checking process. I have read and agree to the above declaration.


File size limit: 4 MB

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