Headstone Technician

Position: Open

Posted: 1st January 2024

Full-time and part-time hours available

About Us

GraveClean is a respected provider of memorial restoration services, specialising in maintaining and preserving the dignity of headstones and monuments. We are dedicated to honouring the memories of loved ones by ensuring their final resting places are beautifully maintained and respectfully cared for.

Job Description

As a Headstone Technician at GraveClean, you will play a crucial role in preserving and restoring headstones and monuments. Your primary responsibilities will include cleaning and relettering headstones to ensure their longevity and aesthetic appeal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Clean headstones and monuments using appropriate cleaning agents, tools, and techniques to remove dirt, grime, and weathering.
  • Conduct inspections to assess the condition of headstones and identify areas requiring repair or relettering.
  • Reletter headstones with precision and accuracy, matching existing lettering styles and ensuring proper alignment.
  • Work with sensitivity and respect for the historical and emotional significance of the memorials being maintained.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while handling chemicals, tools, and equipment.
  • Maintain detailed records of work performed, including before-and-after photographs and written documentation.


  • Previous experience in monument care, stone masonry, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proficiency in using tools and equipment specific to headstone maintenance and restoration. Training will be provided.
  • Attention to detail and a meticulous approach to work to ensure high-quality results.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Sensitivity, empathy, and respect when working in cemeteries and memorial sites.
  • Full UK driving license with a clean driving record and own transport.
  • Availability for remote work, covering a 1-hour radius of Gloucestershire.
  • Must exhibit punctuality, respectfulness, and strong time management skills.
  • DBS check will be required.


  • Salary £25,000-£30,000 (+ Bonus incentive scheme)
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Mileage Incentive
  • Annual leave entitlement
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Full-time and part-time hours available

How to Apply

If you have a passion for preserving history and honouring the memories of loved ones through meticulous craftsmanship, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your relevant experience and interest in the position to