cemetery attendant


Cemetery attendants maintain the cemetery ground in good condition. They ensure the graves are ready for burial prior to funerals and ensure accurate burial records. Cemetery attendants offer advice to funeral services directors and the general public.

Alternative label

  • graveyard worker

  • graves digger

  • burial ground worker

  • burial ground attendant

  • cemetery worker

  • burial site attendant

  • graveyard attendant

  • undertaker's helper

  • burial site worker

  • churchyard attendant

  • cemetery labourer

  • burial grounds custodian

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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