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
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Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services - Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for highly qualified funeral professional to join our team as we prepare for the opening of Catholic Cremation Services (CCS). CCS is a Class 1 funeral home that will focus on the needs of families seeking a Catholic funeral, cremation and burial, providing the high level of service and value that our families have come to expect. CCS will be located on the grounds of Assumption Catholic Cemetery and Crematorium in Mississauga. This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a rewarding career with a bereavement sector leader who values the contributions made by its employees in service to our families.
Funeral Directors report directly to the Funeral Home Manager and will be responsible to assist with the day to day interaction with families and visitors from the first point of contact to the burial. As well, our funeral directors are expected to develop and maintain relationships within the Catholic community for the purposes of mission fulfillment, revenue generation and market share growth. While this full-time role provides a set work schedule, it will require work hours that vary with fluctuations in Funeral Services and based on operational needs.
The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ of previous job-related experience and have a solid knowledge of the bereavement sector. As such, the ideal candidate will share in our commitment to provide our clients with both compassionate care and exceptional customer service between funeral and cemetery services. Required skills to be successful in this role include exceptional customer service, pre-need and at-need arranging, superior communication, excellent time management skills, attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to cultivate and foster strong interpersonal relationships with families, co-workers and suppliers. A thorough understanding of the Catholic faith, beliefs, traditions and practices pertaining to funeral, cremation and burial is essential. Fluency in English is required and the ability to speak a second language would be an asset. As a prerequisite to this position, candidates must hold a Class 1 Funeral Directors’ license and a valid Ontario G License, both in good standing and a clear Police Clearance Record.
This position offers a competitive salary, full benefit package, employer match pension plan program, uniform and dry-cleaning program, training, a safety-oriented employer, education reimbursement program, a great work environment and an opportunity to grow at a uniquely innovative funeral home.
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.
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.