Careers

The Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT) places great emphasis on employee engagement as we recognise that our people are our greatest asset.

We aim to recruit and retain highly skilled employees and, to this end, offer excellent working conditions, flexibility and tailored training programmes.

The welfare of our employees remains a priority and, as a result, our people are motivated to provide the highest level of service to our client families.

SMCT is a client-centric organisation with a deep and respectful understanding of the communities we serve. We are ever mindful of the personal, religious and cultural needs of our communities.

SMCT provides a diverse range of career opportunities, at both a corporate and operational level. Career paths include those in Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Horticulture, Marketing, Maintenance, Information Technology, Call Centre, Food & Beverage amongst many others.

Our culture is driven by our Vision and Values.

Our Vision

We will create and nurture sustainable, beautiful, iconic and distinctive locations to honour and celebrate life. We will set the standard by providing our communities with world-class services and facilities across every aspect of our business.

PRIDE in our Values

At each of our cemeteries we pledge to our colleagues and clients that we will act with PRIDE:

  • Passion - commitment in heart and mind
  • Respect - by valuing every voice
  • Integrity - doing what is right
  • Dedication - to the needs of our clients and our people
  • Empathy - to listen and reflect with sensitivity

Working with SMCT

Here is what some members of our team have to say about working with the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust. As you’ll discover, SMCT really does aim to be a great place to work, where people can be the best they can be.

View our current career opportunities

SMCT provides a diverse range of career opportunities, at both a corporate and operational level. Career paths include those in Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Horticulture, Marketing, Maintenance, Information Technology, Call Centre, Food & Beverage amongst many others.