Our teams at SMCT

Our teams

Behind every building we design, garden we maintain, plaque we lay, meal we prepare and family we support through grief, is a team of committed and passionate employees.

Our people aren't just important to SMCT; they are SMCT.

"I love being part of our team and culture. It's so rewarding to be able to help people, mentor others and make a difference".

Elise, Funeral Director Support Team Leader


It’s about feeling part of something bigger.

Working in our Operations team, you’ll be helping with the maintenance and presentation of one of our nine unique open spaces across Melbourne's south-east. This means a permanent role, with opportunities to grow and learn, family friendly hours and a safe working environment.

A photo of SMCT horticulture employees standing on a lawn at Springvale Botanical Cemetery

“We know our community visit us at a hard time; we try our best to make their experience a good one and help them feel a little bit better than when they came in. It makes me proud to help the community.”

Joshua, General Hand - Horticulture.

Operations roles include: Gardener, Horticulture, General Hand, General Hand - Burial, Gravedigger, Operations Team Leader


It’s about creating positive memories.

You’ll discover a hospitality and floristry career that goes beyond expectations. You’ll be providing high quality experiences, but in a family focused, balanced working environment.

No nights, limited weekends and a breathtaking natural setting, with an organisation that puts people first.

"Our team and our community feels like a family. It’s a café unlike any other, where each day you connect with community in a meaningful way and you make a difference."

We operate two bustling cafés offering casual dining and take-away service. We also provide modern function spaces and menu options that cater for our diverse community. It’s not just memorial services, SMCT also hosts the occasional wedding.

Hospitality roles include: Chef, Chef de Partie, Cook, Barista, Sandwich Hand, Kitchen Attendant, Food and Beverage Attendant, Florist, Function Manager.

Customer Experience

It’s about pride in what you do and helping others.

As part of our caring Customer Service team, you’ll be at the forefront of creating positive experiences for our customers. You’ll discover a rewarding culture built on empathy, shared values, a drive to do your best, and care for one another, where you will receive ongoing training and development.

“I get paid to do a good deed every day."

Customer Experience roles include: Contact Centre Support Team Member, Consultant, Bookings Team Member, Receptionist, Team Leader

Support Services

It’s a career beyond expectations.

Bring your specialist knowledge and commercial acumen to this not-for-profit provider that generates $60 million revenue for investment into our community. We are an organisation driven by values, that proudly boasts an employee engagement score of 87%. As a member of our Support Services Team you’ll help drive our evolution as an innovative, modern sector leader.

“It’s a place where you get to drive change and innovation and where new ideas are welcomed. At the same time, it’s a place where your work matters, and you go home knowing you made a difference.”

Support services roles include positions in: Finance, Payroll, People Team (HR), Marketing, Corporate Communications, Engagement, Information Technology, Governance, Project Management, Infrastructure & Facilities, Environment, Executive Support.


Doing the right thing, for everyone.

At SMCT, you’ll discover a culture that will challenge your expectations. We’re a values-driven, $60m not-for-profit that is innovative, modern and leads the way in our sector. With a focus on continuous improvement, we provide an essential service, manage nine iconic locations, and always strive to do the right thing while working to reimagine the role that cemeteries and memorial parks play within our communities now and into the future.

“If you want 'special', come here.”

Leadership roles include: Team Leaders, Operations Leaders, Specialist Managers, Senior Leaders, Executive Teams

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