Slideshow image

The Parish of Central Saanich operates the St. Stephen Cemetery, located adjacent to St. Stephen Anglican Church.

The parish is looking for a permanent part-time custodian to oversee the maintenance and operations of the cemetery within the provincial legislation.

The custodian reports to the parish incumbent and is responsible for:
1. Ensuring the Cemetery By-Laws are upheld and the Operations Manual is adhered to.
2. The maintenance of all cemetery records and history,
3. Ensuring the cemetery grounds and ground’s maintenance equipment are properly cared for, and
4. Providing guidance to parties interested in reserving a burial plot for full burial or cremation.

If you have a sound knowledge and leadership with cemeteries, we are very interested in hearing from you. While this is not a full-time role, we do expect that you have demonstrated maturity and diplomacy particularly when communicating, and have a passion for safety. The successful candidate will understand the organization and functions of cemeteries, Federal and Provincial interment codes and laws and will have demonstrated experience with the current practices, procedures and equipment involved in cemetery operations and maintenance. If you are seeking a leadership role while contributing to our vision and strategies, we encourage you to take the next step and apply for this opportunity.

The hours are variable, but urgent at times. You will average 20 to 30 hours per month.
To learn more about us, browse through our website (

Download the job description below

To apply, please send your résumé, or CV to [email protected], attn: Lon Towstego
Visit for more information