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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

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

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:

 

Embalmer - Contract Full-time (12 months)

Location: The Simple Alternative, Toronto

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Focus primarily on embalming and preparation;

  • Respond to information and service inquiries;

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

  • Co-ordinate the ordering and reconciling of funeral products;

  • Perform other sundry tasks as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Schedule is a combination of days, evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’ - Class 1 Licence;

  • At least three years experience as a Licensed Embalmer in a high volume environment;

  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;

  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and clean driving record;

  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;

  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;

  • Professional demeanour;

  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task.

 

The deadline for internal applications is Thursday, January 26, 2023

Applications may be forwarded to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com


 

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;

  • Perform transportation services on behalf of the Office of the Chief Coroner, which includes the transportation of human remains for further investigation, or removal of human remains from public spaces for storage and identification;

  • 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, and/or clean the facilities for events including arranging furniture and assisting with changeovers, and restore the facilities to their original condition if required;

  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;

  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Combination of day, afternoon, overnights and weekends (37.5 hours per week) this is subject to change.

 

Qualifications:

  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence with a clean driver’s abstract;

  • Must consent to and pass a Criminal Background check, and a Criminal record and Judicial Matter check;

  • 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.

 

The deadline for internal applications is Monday, January 23, 2023

Applications may be forwarded to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com


 

 

Funeral Director - Permanent Full-time

Location: Pine Hill Funeral Centre, Scarborough

 

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.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Schedule is a combination of days, evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’s Licence;

  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;

  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;

  • Professional demeanour;

  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;

  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and clean driving record;

  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;

  • Aftercare and/or bereavement training would be considered an asset.

  • We offer a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive total rewards package.

 

The deadline for internal applications is Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Applications may be forwarded to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com


 

Funeral Director's Assistant - Contract 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;

  • Perform transportation services on behalf of the Office of the Chief Coroner, which includes the transportation of human remains for further investigation, or removal of human remains from public spaces for storage and identification;

  • 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;

  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Combination of day, afternoon, overnights and weekends (37.5 hours per week) this is subject to change.

 

Qualifications:

  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence with a clean driver’s abstract;

  • Must consent to and pass a Criminal Background check, and a Criminal record and Judicial Matter check;

  • 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.

 

The deadline for internal applications is Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Applications may be forwarded to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com


 

Funeral Director - Permanent Full-time

Location: Meadowvale Funeral Centre, Brampton

 

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.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Schedule is a combination of days, evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’s Licence;

  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;

  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;

  • Professional demeanour;

  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;

  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and clean driving record;

  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;

  • Aftercare and/or bereavement training would be considered an asset.

  • We offer a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive total rewards package.

 

The deadline for internal applications is Friday, November 18, 2022

Applications may be forwarded to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com