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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.



Canadian Memorial Services is a funeral home company operating across the Greater Toronto Area, under the brand name The Simple Alternative Funeral Centres. Our success is the result of a dedicated team of professional employees who are committed to providing compassionate, caring service to each and every client, with a special focus on providing culturally sensitive service.

 

We are currently looking for:

Licensed Funeral Director — Permanent Full-time

 

Location: Elgin Mills Funeral Centre, Richmond Hill

 

The Successful Candidate Will be Required to:

  • Arrange, co-ordinate and/or facilitate activities associated with family needs such as services, transfers, preparation of human remains and any other activities associated with their needs;

  • Present and sell products and services to at-need and pre-need families and assist them in their decisions for disposition of human remains;

  • Respond to information and service inquiries;

  • Maintain funeral home facility and vehicles as required;

  • Perform other sundry tasks as assigned.

 

Hours of Work:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • Funeral Director’s Licence;
  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;
  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
  • Professional demeanour;
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and clean driving record;
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;
  • Aftercare and/or bereavement training would be considered an asset.

Please forward applications as follows: by e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or by confidential fax: 416-696-9325



On-call Funeral Director’s Assistant


Locations: York, Meadowvale and Pine Hills Funeral Centres.

 

The Successful Candidate Will be Required to:

  • Assist the Funeral Director in conducting funeral services in our chapels, a church, crematorium chapel, graveside or other locations;
  • Set up facilities for events including arranging furniture and assisting with changeovers;
  • Clean the facilities after services and restore the facilities to their original condition;
  • Set up, remove and/or transfer floral tributes to/from various locations;
  • 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;
  • Maintain the company vehicles in a presentable manner on a daily basis and assist in the general maintenance of the company facilities as requested;
  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;
  • Assist with body preparation as requested, including washing, dressing and casketing;
  • Ensure correct disposal of hazardous waste in the preparation room and thoroughly clean the preparation room after all body preparation;
  • Confirm identification of human remains being transferred, ensuring relevant information from the Medical Certificate of Death is recorded;
  • Transfer human remains from the place of death, which includes hospitals, nursing homes and private residences within the GTA;
  • Obtain Coroner’s Cremation Certificates and register deaths as required;
  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence and clean driver’s abstract;
  • Professional demeanour and appearance;
  • Familiarity with funeral home environment is an asset;
  • Knowledge of hospital and nursing home locations within the GTA is an asset;
  • Knowledge of cemetery, crematorium and mausoleum locations in the GTA is an asset;
  • Knowledge of legal requirements associated with the disposition of human remains is an asset;
  • Sensitivity to persons in bereavement and understanding a variety of cultural and religious expectations.

 

Please apply via: e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or Fax: 416-696-9325