Funeral Director

Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (Choice Memorial Inc.) - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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In our 6th year, Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (Choice Memorial Inc.) has gained a reputation in Calgary for providing the highest level of service for burial and cremation needs - at a reasonable cost. As we continue to grow, so does our team!

This is a great opportunity to become part of a fast paced, non-corporate, independently owned funeral home. We promote a relaxed atmosphere with a wonderful team of talented and unique Funeral Directors, Embalmers and Administrative staff who all work well together. If you have a desire to serve families from your heart with zero pressure to “sell”, and are looking for a funeral home where you are appreciated and valued, then Choice Memorial may be the place for you.

We are currently hiring for a full time Licensed Funeral Director. PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accept any apprenticeship positions at this time.

Job Description:

  • Meeting families for pre-need and at-need arrangements
  • Directing services, assisting on services, driving in procession to church and cemetery
  • Minimal preparations and embalming preparations for services and visitations
  • Decedent transfers
  • Answering telephone and email inquiries, taking first calls, and being on the on-call rotation for evening phones (one night per week)
  • Other duties as required

You must possess:

  • Funeral Director Licence
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Clean criminal record check

Skills and assets:

  • Empathetic and focused on families needs first and foremost
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a tight knit team of employees
  • Ability to follow direction, multi-task and switch duties as needed
  • Very busy funeral home so time management skills is a must
  • Punctual, dependable and reliable
  • Capable of performing heavy lifting

Hours:

  • Mainly 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with some later shifts as required
  • 3 week rotation working one out of three weekends

Salary:

  • Dependant on level of experience
  • Health and Dental benefits after 3 months
  • 2 weeks paid vacation once time is accrued

Please forward your resume and a cover letter detailing why you believe that you would be an ideal candidate for this position. Attn: Kent Oszust - HR Manager.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Funeral Director: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Funeral Director License (Required)