Funeral Director Assistant

  Toronto

Funeral Director Assistant
Job Description
Funeral Director’s Assistant
Funeral Director Assistant duties include, but are not limited to:
Conducting transfers of the deceased from place of passing Transfer the deceased to funeral homes from nursing homes, hospitals, Coroner’s office etc.
Assist with cremations and the processing and packaging of cremated remains.
Assisting with the dressing and casketing of the deceased Preparing for funeral services
Deliveries, driving and care of funeral vehicles
Clean and safely drive funeral vehicles, such as cars or hearses, in funeral processions. Carry flowers to hearses or limousines for transportation to places of interment
Assisting with administrative duties, light housekeeping duties, Assisting in managing parking lot activity,
Perform a variety of tasks during funerals to assist funeral
directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned. And any other related funeral home activities.
Greet people at the funeral home. Offer assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines. Close caskets at appropriate point in services.
Obtain burial permits and register with the government.
Direct mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.
Provide advice to mourners on how to make charitable donations in honor of the deceased.
Work Expectations:
Competitive salary
4-6 days a week- Multiple shift time opportunities.
Able to work every other weekend.
May be scheduled more hours in one week then the other on a rotating schedule. On-Call opportunities mandatory.
Full benefit package after 1 year
Employer/Employee-match pension plan program
Uniform program
Comprehensive and ongoing training
Safety oriented employer
A great work environment and an opportunity to grow within a unique funeral service environment
Candidates with funeral service experience is preferred but not required-Training environment allowed. This is a 24 hour business with multiple scheduled shift opportunities.
Mackinnon & Bowes Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavor to accommodate potential applicants with disabilities. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.
For more information about MacKinnon & Bowes Ltd. please visit our website. www.mackinnonbowes.com
Job Type: Full-time

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