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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

Mount Pleasant Group
Human Resources
500-65 Overlea Boulevard
Toronto, ON. M4H 1P1

Fax: 416-696-9325

Email: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com

The Mount Pleasant Group is committed to providing equitable opportunities to all applicants and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. We will provide accommodation in recruitment as needed. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Funeral Director’s Assistant – Permanent Full-time

 

Location:  The Simple Alternative ~ Toronto

 

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Transfer human remains from the place of death, which includes hospitals, nursing homes and private residences within the GTA, and between various sites within the company;
  • Interact with bereaved families and individuals from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and maintain positive relations with families, suppliers and other service providers;
  • Confirm identification of human remains being transferred, ensuring relevant information from the Medical Certificate of Death is recorded;
  • Register deaths as required;
  • Assist the embalmer with body preparation as requested, including dressing and casketing;
  • Ensure correct disposal of waste and assist in the general maintenance of company facilities (interior and exterior);
  • Set up, remove of and/or transfer of floral tributes to/from various locations;
  • Ensure company vehicles are presentable and properly maintained including washing, interior care, polishing, and vehicle maintenance;
  • Assist the Funeral Director in conducting funeral services in our chapels, a church, crematorium chapel, graveside or other locations if required;
  • Set up facilities for events including arranging furniture and assisting with changeovers if required;
  • Clean the facilities after services and to restore the facilities to their original condition if required;
  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;
  • Performs other sundry duties as assigned.


Days and Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week;
  • Must be able to work days, evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.


Qualifications:

  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract;
  • Sensitivity to persons in bereavement and understanding a variety of cultural and religious traditions;
  • Knowledge of hospitals, nursing homes, cemeteries, crematoria, and mausoleums within the GTA will be considered an asset;
  • Familiarity with a funeral home environment and its policies and procedures is an asset;
  • Professional demeanour and appearance.

 

Please forward applications as follows:

By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or by confidential fax: 416-696-9325.