Thank you for your interest in working for Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS). At CCFS, we understand that the ultimate success of our company is dependent on the commitment and support of our employees. We recognize the importance of the ability to contribute, team work and career growth. We view ourselves as an organization that rewards hard work and dedication through an attractive compensation package, extensive benefits and career advancement opportunities. Recently, CCFS has opened our first Catholic Funeral Home in the Archdiocese of Toronto, expanding our Ministry to include funeral services. With our continued success and rapid growth come employment opportunities for a rewarding career with a bereavement industry leader.
Full time opportunities offer a competitive base salary, generous performance based incentives, full benefit package, employer match pension plan program, uniform program, training, established referral and lead programs, a great work environment and advancement opportunities.
Interested candidates that share our vision to provide a compassionate care for a broad spectrum of bereavement services and are looking for a unique and mutually rewarding employment experience are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto
Attention: Human Resources
4950 Yonge Street Suite 206
Fax: (416) 733-9944
We are committed to employment equity and appreciate the interest of all applicants. However, only those whose skills and qualifications meet our requirements will be contacted. All resumes submitted will be kept on file for a six month period.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
FULL TIME SEASONAL CEMETERY LABOURERS
FUNERAL SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES (Part-time)
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Full Time Cemetery Seasonal Labourers
Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services - Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently seeking self-motivated and team oriented individuals located throughout the GTA and surrounding areas to join our team as Seasonal Cemetery Labourers. These are full-time seasonal positions for the 2017 season starting in April and ending in November, five days per week, Monday to Saturday. The Seasonal Cemetery Labourer is responsible for working alongside Full-Time Cemetery Labourers to participate in the Catholic burial process, to ensure the general maintenance of the cemetery property and to assist in the preparation of on-site religious celebrations.
The ideal candidate will have at a minimum two years of previous proven professional experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: general labourer, general construction and/or landscaping. Physically able to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.), bend, stoop, climb, reach and walk for prolonged periods of time with the ability to work from heights, within confined spaces and in various weather conditions, and the ability to operate a variety of equipment and vehicles. Must be fluent in English, both orally and written, possess basic numeracy skills and be punctual and reliable to serve our families. A valid Ontario G Driver’s License in good standing, a clear Criminal Record Check and a High School Diploma or greater is required.
We offer a competitive wage rate, partial uniform, on the job training and a great work environment with the opportunity for annual recall.
Funeral Service Representatives
Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services - Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for a number of Part-Time Funeral Service Representatives to join our team at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home in Thornhill. The Funeral Service Representatives will report directly to the Funeral Home Manager and be responsible for a variety of duties that will assist full time staff and support CCFS families during their difficult time of need.
This position offers a range of duties fluctuating between our funeral home and our receptions aspects of our business. This role requires individuals that are able to consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service while being able to anticipate and exceed CCFS families’ expectations. When supporting funerals, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: greeting, guiding and directing CCFS families and their guests while attending the funeral home for visitations, services and receptions; answering and directing incoming phone calls; assisting funeral home staff in preparing and directing visitations, funerals and receptions; general housekeeping of common areas such as the Coffee Lounge, Visitation rooms and Reception Centre; and, providing support to CCFS for special event days and/or projects. When supporting receptions, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: room and stations set up, accepting food deliveries, serving food, clearing dishes and food after a reception, conducting inventory of equipment and supplies, laundering of linens, follow all safety and sanitation policies and procedures when handling food and beverages, maintain and clean service areas, maintain and keep all equipment in good working order and report any deficiencies immediately to the manager/supervisor.
The Funeral Service Representative position will be scheduled on a part time basis, with a minimum requirement of being available three days/week and work a variety of shifts as required. Schedules include day, evening and weekend hours as required ensuring the operational needs of the funeral home are met. The physical aspects of position require someone that is able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 20 to 25 pounds as well as being able to work in a standing position for long periods of time and walking throughout shift. This position offers on the job training, a competitive hourly rate, a uniform program, a safety oriented employer and a great work environment.
The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented and have the following skills: ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times, administrative skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, food service experience, team oriented, work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, excellent communication skills and strong time management skills. The candidate selected will be highly responsible & reliable, have the ability to work independently, a High School diploma or greater, Smart Serve certified or the ability to attain certification, a clear Police Record Check and an Ontario Driver’s License in good standing.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Attention Post-Secondary Students!
Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services - Archdiocese of Toronto is currently seeking motivated and team oriented individuals located throughout the Mississauga, Vaughan, Markham, Whitby and Barrie area to join our team as Grass Cutters. These positions are for our 2017 Season starting in May and ending in August, five days per week, Monday to Friday.
A Grass Cutter is responsible for preforming regular lawn maintenance as required to ensure an acceptable level of maintenance in and around buildings, structures, monuments, memorials, along roadways and general cemetery property along with the safe and careful handling and use of manual tools, equipment, vehicles and machinery. A Grass Cutter is expected to perform light maintenance on lawn equipment and tools, such as lawn mowers and trimmers.
The ideal candidate will be physically fit and able to walk, sit and push with/on mechanical equipment for prolonged periods of time in varying weather conditions. A CCFS Physician’s Report confirming you are able to perform duties during the hours worked will be required. Strong communication skills, ability to successfully complete web-based training, possess basic numeracy skills, punctual and reliable. Completion of a High School Diploma or greater is required.
We offer partial uniform, on the job training and a great work environment with the opportunity for annual recall.