Career Opportunities

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Richmond Funeral Home, located at 8420 Cambie Road, Richmond, British Columbia is currently recruiting a full-time Funeral Director/Embalmer. 

We are looking to fill this position with a qualified, action-oriented and self-motivated individual who is capable of prioritizing and handling multiple demands simultaneously.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Arranges, coordinates and directs funeral ceremonies.
  • Meets and surpasses the needs and expectations of the families we serve.
  • Maintains active involvement within the community and is committed to building and establishing effective relationships and rapport.
  • Supports the Funeral Service Department’s vision of technology integration by understanding the role technology plays in the funeral home’s success

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Possesses a Funeral Directors license and has a minimum of 2 to 10 years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director.  Displays proven, superior arrangement, directing and embalming skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.
  • Excellent knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Continually betters oneself via literature, professional educational seminars, etc.
  • A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter no later than December 15, 2017 to:

Sandra Melin
Funeral Home Manager
email:  smelin@arbormemorial.com

We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  


Senior Funeral Director & Embalmer

Arbor Memorial Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a significant player in the cemetery and funeral business from coast to coast with over 140 locations across Canada.

Our Delta Funeral home, located in Delta, British Columbia is currently recruiting a full-time Senior Funeral Director & Embalmer.  Delta is one of the sunniest and driest regions in the Metro Vancouver area. The community has a small town feel with all the urban amenities of Vancouver at your door step.

This position reports to the Funeral Home Manager.

We are looking to fill this position with a qualified, action-oriented and self-motivated individual who is capable of prioritizing and handling multiple demands simultaneously.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Arranging, coordinating and directing funeral ceremonies.
  • Meeting and surpassing the needs and expectations of the families we serve.
  • Maintaining active involvement within the community and is committed to building and establishing effective relationships and rapport.
  • Supporting the Funeral Service Department’s vision of technology integration by understanding the role technology plays in the funeral home’s success.
  • Other duties or special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Funeral Directors and Embalmer’s license required. Every applicant will receive serious consideration. Please note that if you do not hold a British Columbia Funeral Director & Embalmer’s license, support will be provided in obtaining your license in the province of British Columbia.
  • Displaying proven, superior arrangement, directing and embalming skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.
  • Excellent knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Continually betters oneself via literature, professional educational seminars, etc.
  • A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits as well as a clothing allowance.  This person will also have the opportunity for advancement. 

For more information about careers with Arbor Memorial Inc., please visit our career section at http://arbormemorial.com/Careers/

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your resume and cover letter to:

Charles Girard, Funeral Home Manager
Delta Funeral Home

email:  CGirard@arbormemorial.com

Please quote Senior Funeral Director & Embalmer” in the subject line. 

We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks (credit, criminal), employment testing and proof of education are essential conditions of employment

Arbor Memorial Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment.  If you are contacted for an interview and/or testing and require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.


Kearney  Funeral Services New Westminster

Assistant Manager - We are an independently owned and operated firm that have been serving the Greater Vancouver area since 1908. Since we were established in 1908, our philosophy and mission has been driven by care and compassion for the bereaved which is at the core of everything we do. We are looking for a caring and compassionate funeral director who has a fundamental desire to help others, and make a positive impact in their community. We are looking for a funeral director who believes that what we do makes a difference in people’s lives; and who wants to join us in our mission of caring for the bereaved through meaningful service.

This person will have no less than 5 years’ experience as a licensed funeral director. They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (other languages an asset). They will be very empathetic, organized and possess excellent time management skills. Along with these attributes this person must also be capable of fulfilling the physical demands of the job. 

This person must be a team player who leads by example, and challenges others to better fulfill their roles. Someone who comes to work with a great attitude and inspires others to do the same. This person must also be capable of working with, instructing and encouraging Apprentice Funeral Directors to reach their full potentials personally and in their roles as Funeral Service Professionals. This position requires leadership capabilities and a good set of funeral director experiences and skills. For candidates who embody these attributes this position has the potential for further advancement within the company.

BC license is preferable, but for the right candidate we are willing to facilitate licensing transfer.

Compensation including bonuses and benefits is competitive and will be tailored to match the qualification and skill of the individual applicant. For further information or to apply please contact Aaron Morrison at 604-521-4881 or by E-mail at a.morrison@kearneyfs.com 

We look forward to hearing from you.


Funeral Director/Embalmer

Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium
Dawson Creek, British Columbia

 

Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd. is a family owned Funeral Home in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, serving our community since 1994. Dawson Creek is home to over 11 500 citizens and has a large rural population as well. Best known as Mile ‘0’ of the Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek is a town with a rich history. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation and we also have an active and vibrant arts community.

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director or an apprentice looking for a mentor, to join our team. We offer a competitive salary, extended health benefits, and a friendly, collaborative work environment.

The successful candidate must be client-focused, keen to solve problems and able to handle a challenge while managing multiple priorities. You must be a motivated team player who can work with little supervision in a sometimes busy environment and able to maintain your composure regardless of the circumstances.

Key Qualifications

  • Must be a licensed funeral director and embalmer with some experience
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with interruptions
  • Self-motivated with a proven track record of working well with limited supervision
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Computer skills are requirement
  • Physical ability to manage the lifting required of this position

Our priority is to provide excellent care and service for our families. If you are looking for a position with plenty of opportunity to learn, where every day is different, and have the desire to be a part of a dynamic team of professionals we would love to hear from you!

Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to: services@bergeronfunerals.com; 250-782-1264 (fax), or in person at 10200 17 Street, Dawson Creek, British Columbia, V1G 4C2.


Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

The Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors has been serving the Alberni Valley and West Coast since 1941.  The Alberni Valley is an affordable community of nearly 18,000 people with access to skiing, saltwater fishing, world class kite boarding, outdoor trails, world class steelhead fishing and a short drive to major centers like Nanaimo, Parksville or Qualicum Beach.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice at the Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Desire for full time employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/Embalmer role
  • Excellent work history and good driving record
  • Ability to pass a criminal record check.
  • Ability to pass both the Industry Training Authority Certificate of Qualification exams at the appropriate time
  • Be physically fit and able to lift heavy loads.
  • Knowledge of computers – including word processing, data entry and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to deal with multiple interruptions
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work within time restrictions and in a busy office environment
  • Relocate to Port Alberni

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be involved in the community.
  • Take part in an on-call rotation schedule.
  • Work overtime, weekend and evening shifts when assigned.
  • Assist fulfillment of contractual obligations to the BC Coroner Service
  • Display the ability to follow directions
  • Be a motivated team player

The successful candidate will have their tuition fees for the program paid for. As well, once completing the probationary period, benefits of medical, dental and optometry are available.

Resumes and cover letters should be forwarded to Margaret Vatamaniuck (Margaret.Vatamaniuck@Dignitymemorial.com)


Licensed Funeral Director

An opportunity exists for a full-time Licensed Funeral Director at First Memorial Funeral Services, North Vancouver, BC.  This position shall report to the Manager, Casey Leeson, at First Memorial Funeral Services.  The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Valid BC Funeral Director’s License;
  • Valid BC Driver’s License;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Excellent customer service and commitment to professionalism;
  • Candidate must be a proven team player and contribute positively to the work environment;
  • Must be detail oriented and able to meet all deadlines efficiently;
  • Be able to successfully manage large case loads and delegate effectively with minimal supervision; and
  • Be competent in all aspects of funeral arranging, i.e.: cultural, ethnic and religious.
  • Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm, possibility of some shift differential hours as dictated by the work.
  • Shift: Tuesday – Saturday, 40 hours a week
  • Wage: As per CBA 1611

    Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to casey.leeson@sci-us.com
Mrs. Casey Leeson
Manager
First Memorial Funeral Services
1505 Lillooet Road
North Vancouver, BC
V7J 2J1
Phone: (604) 980-3451
Fax: (604) 988-6918
Email: Casey.Leeson@sci-us.com


Funeral Director/Embalmer, Apprentice

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director/Embalmer, Apprentice at Vancouver Personal Care Center in Burnaby, BC. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.
This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.

REQUIREMENTS:
•    Desire for FT/PT employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/Embalmer role
•    Excellent work history and good driving record
•    Ability to pass both the Industry Training Authority Certificate of Qualification exams at the appropriate time

Resumes and cover letters should be forwarded to James Klaassen (james.klaassen@sci-us.com).


Licensed Funeral Director

Ocean View Funeral Home, Burnaby BC

An opportunity exists for a full-time licensed Funeral Director at Ocean View Funeral Park. This is a full-time position. This person shall report to the Randy Parnell.  The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’s License;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Excellent customer service and commitment to professionalism;
  • Candidate must be a proven team player and contribute positively to the work environment;
  • Must be detail oriented and able to meet all deadlines efficiently;
  • Be able to successfully manage large case loads and delegate effectively with minimal supervision; and
  • Be competent in all aspects of funeral arranging, i.e.: cultural, ethnic and religious.

Interested applicants should forward their resume immediately to:

Randy Parnell
Manager, Ocean View Funeral Home
Email: Randy.Parnell@Dignitymemorial.com


Funeral Home Manager

Sands Funeral Chapel – Cremation and Reception Centre Victoria

Date: March 13, 2017

Sands Funeral Chapel – Cremation and Reception Centre, located in Victoria, British Columbia, is currently recruiting a full-time Funeral Home Manager.

Located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria, the city of flowers, is surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean and the Malahat mountains on the fourth. A mild climate with year round outdoor activities and sports, Victoria is the perfect place to live, work, play, and enjoy time as family.

Sands Victoria is nestled in the historic downtown core. The flagship of the Sands group of facilities, the chapel enjoys a wide variety of ethnic services, and cultural backgrounds while serving an average of 315 families per year and consistently surpassing budgeted call expectations for the last four years.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the funeral home with a focus on customer service.
  • Developing, implementing and achieving the funeral home annual forecasts, strategic market plans and financial long-term objectives.
  • Ensuring all legal and ethical requirements are communicated to staff and are fully adhered to.
  • Administering effective recruiting, training, performance management, and evaluation of all funeral home staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Possesses a Funeral Directors license and has a minimum of 5 years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director.
  • Proven ability to deal or communicate and build effective partnerships with the cemetery and property partners.
  • Must have demonstrated community participation and outreach with a goal to cultivate the business.
  • Proven to follow objectives in recognizing, supporting and growing Pre-need sales.
  • Excellent knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to partner with all levels of the organization. 
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Committed to continuing education, skills development and everyday excellence.
  • A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.

Arbor Memorial offers competitive negotiable salaries with a generous bonus structure, clothing and cleaning allowance, full benefits and the use of a company vehicle. If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter no later than March 24, 2017 to:

Iain Smith, General Manager
email: ISmith@arbormemorial.com
 

We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks (credit, criminal), employment testing and proof of education are essential conditions of employment.

Arbor Memorial Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. If you are contacted for an interview and/or testing and require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.


Junior Funeral Director

Amherst Funeral and Cremation Services is currently looking for a licensed Junior Funeral Director to join our busy operations at our Downtown Vancouver offices and our mortuary service centre in Coquitlam.  We’re looking for energetic personalities to strengthen our award-winning team and services.

Successful candidates must possess:

  • A valid BC Funeral Director’s License. We are willing to facilitate license transfer for the right candidate.
  • A maximum of 3 (three) years of industry experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates with minimal industry experience who have desire to learn our ways and grow organically as part of Amherst family.  Please check your baggage at the door.
  • A valid BC Driver’s License with excellent driving skills and records.
  • Superior planning and organizational skills, with proven time management skills to meet demanding deadlines. Ability to manage given caseload while ensuring an exceptional customer experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.  Fluency in other languages is a strong asset for main considerations.
  • Strong commitment to uphold company’s objectives, policies, values and reputation.
  • Proficiency with current computer skills and technologies.
  • Desire to work as a part of a team and collaborate in effective and consistent manners.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work schedule from time to time, as required.

Any interested applicants should forward their resume with cover letter and references to:

Christian Natadiredja
Executive Director
Amherst Funeral and Cremation Services
1209-207 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H7
Email:  christian@amherstcremation.com
www.amherstcremation.com
 


Funeral Directors and/or Embalmers Required

Springfield Funeral Home – Kelowna, British Columbia

Due to continued growth, we require a licensed funeral director and embalmer to join our team.  The successful candidate must be dynamic, self-starting and customer service driven.  You will possess exceptional skills and experience in either:  arranging and directing services and/or embalming. 

Consideration will also be given to recently licensed graduates.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Founded in 1981, Springfield Funeral Home is an independent family owned and operated funeral home.

Kelowna is a vibrant city, that offers an excellent quality of life, with its location in the beautiful pristine Okanagan Valley, a setting that is second to none.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to rod@springfieldfuneralhome.com

All replies will be held confidential.

Telephone inquiries welcomed:  250.860.7077

Ask to speak to our General Manager Rod Attwell


Funeral Attendant and Support Staff

Kearney Funeral Services is looking for qualified, dedicated, caring and service driven individuals to join our growing team of Funeral professionals. We are an independent, locally owned Funeral Home serving the greater Vancouver area since 1908.

The position entails assisting funeral directors in the process of carrying out bereavement rights and disposition; assisting the funeral directors in both service preparation and post service duties; cleaning service vehicles; driving service vehicles; transporting decedents into our care and other duties as required.

An eligible candidate will have a good demeanor and professional outlook; will be an excellent communicator and team player; will hold themselves to a high standard of service; will have a flexible schedule; will be physically capable of standing for long periods and able to lift 75 lbs +.  Must have a Class 5 driver’s license with a good driving record.

Full-time and part-time positions are available.

To apply, or for more information please send resumes to Vancouver.chapel@kearneyfs.com

Respectfully, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Funeral Director/Embalmer

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer at one of our premier locations in Vernon, BC. This is a great opportunity to grow your career, with training and advancement.

This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. Our Funeral Directors are looking for more than a career – it's a calling; the chance to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and providing the utmost in service.   

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A valid B.C Funeral Director / Embalmer’s license or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction
  • Commitment to company objectives and policies
  • Strong proficiency with computers and knowledge of Microsoft/Excel
  • Excellent time management skills and can meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience
  • Valid BC driver’s license with excellent driving skills and record
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Funeral & Cemetery benefits, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Interested applicants should forward by email, their resume and cover letter to:

Mark AndrettaGeneral Manager
Vernon Funeral Home
3007 28th Street
Vernon, BC
V1T 4Z7
Phone: (250) 542-0155
Fax: (250) 542-0102
Email: mark.andretta@dignitymemorial.com


Funeral Director / Embalmer 

McCall Gardens, located in beautiful Victoria, BC, since 1921, is looking for an outstanding individual to join our team as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.  This opportunity offers unique challenges in a progressive, team oriented environment. 

Knowledge and Skills required for the successful Candidate: 

•    Experience in all phases of funeral directing and embalming 
•    Should possess excellent communication skills and attention to detail
•    Meets and surpasses the needs of the families we serve
•    Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of team
    
We are a progressive Funeral Home which offers comprehensive benefits, competitive compensation, and an outstanding work environment in a state of the art new facility.  
 
If you are interested in applying, please forward your resumes to:
 
e-mail: craig.williams@mccallgardens.com
fax: 250-385-6792

Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer Required

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer needed for very busy regional funeral service provider - Cariboo-Chilcotin Funeral Services. Be a part of a great rural community and an experienced team of funeral professionals. Enjoy country living in Beautiful British Columbia's interior and be part of the team at one of the fastest growing funeral service providers and crematorium operations in the province, this is a great opportunity for the right applicant to advance into a management role. Death care services for four major communities in a huge geographical area, including funeral homes, crematorium, monument sales as well as body removal and transport logistics for BCCS. The successful candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently and effectively as part of a team someone who has exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills. The Funeral Director will actively participate in the continued growth of the local market for this funeral home, and is committed to establishing and building professional relationships within the communities we serve. Salary and Benefits.

  • Must be a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
  • Excellent customer service skills and superior communication skills.
  • Be able to meet and exceed the expectations of the families we serve.
  • Self-motivated with proven track record of working with limited supervision.
  • Experienced with arranging, directing and embalming
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with interruptions.
  • Computer and accounting skills are an asset
  • Must be flexible to work weekends
  • Is a detail oriented person with high standards of teamwork, integrity and customer service.

Please email your resume and or questions to info@cariboochilcotin.ca

No telephone calls please and thank you!


Licensed Funeral Director Required

Busy Funeral Home in Delta seeking a Funeral Director. The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to work well in a strong TEAM environment with minimal supervision
  • A Verified Criminal Record Check
  • Strong work Ethics
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Dependable
  • Attention to Details, be able to work under pressure
  • Excellent customer service ability, commitment and professionalism

We offer competitive salary and benefit package. Please forward your resume to rfhresume@gmail.com


Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer Required

Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd. is a family owned Funeral Home in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, serving our community since 1994. Dawson Creek is home to over 11,500 citizens and has a large rural population as well. Best known as Mile ‘0’ of the Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek is a town with a rich history. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation and we also have an active and vibrant arts community.

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director or an apprentice looking for a mentor, to join our team. We offer a competitive salary, extended health benefits, and a friendly, collaborative work environment.

The successful candidate must be client-focused, keen to solve problems and able to handle a challenge while managing multiple priorities. You must be a motivated team player who can work with little supervision in a sometimes busy environment and able to maintain your composure regardless of the circumstances.

Key Qualifications

  • Must be a licensed funeral director and embalmer with some experience
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with interruptions
  • Self-motivated with a proven track record of working well with limited supervision
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Computer skills are an asset
  • Physical ability to manage the lifting required of this position

Our priority is to provide excellent care and service for our families. If you are looking for a position with plenty of opportunity to learn, where every day is different, and have the desire to be a part of a dynamic team of professionals we would love to hear from you! Please call us at 250-782-2577 or e-mail us at services@bergeronfunerals.com


Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer Required 

Consider moving to Northern British Columbia, the new land of opportunity 
 

Sitting along the mighty Skeena River amidst thick forests and steep mountains, the city of Terrace, is home to world class fishing and exceptional downhill and back country skiing. Terrace boasts of year round outdoor recreational opportunities.  In addition, of course, there is a great deal of new development now occurring in this area. 

An exciting prospect, in this great land of opportunity, exists for a full time Licensed Funeral Director at MacKay's Funeral Home, located in this bustling small city of Terrace, B.C.  MacKay's is a small but busy funeral home which has established itself here for more than 50 years. An opening exists here for someone to have a greater hands on experience, working with a good team of individuals and belonging to a growing community, with a greater sense of freedom than can be obtained from the bigger cities in the south.  
 
An immediate opening exists for a licensed Funeral Director/embalmer.  

The prospect, if selected and if qualified, can look forward to a signing bonus, an excellent salary and a terrific working environment. 

Submit your resume, references and cover letter to: 

Marney or Robert Reid, owners MacKay's Funeral Home   robertcreid@hotmail.com


Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer Required 
To fill a 12 month maternity leave position

An exceptional opportunity to experience Canada’s true north, the Yukon awaits you.  The land of the midnight sun and panoramic northern lights provides endless outdoor activities in breathtaking country right outside our back door. 
(Links:  http://www.travelyukon.com, http://auroraborealisyukon.com/auroracast,   http://www.whitehorse.ca/departments/canada-games-centre )

We are also fortunate to have a thriving community offering music, arts and theatre.  As the host city for the 2007 Canada Winter Games we are the fortunate recipients of the outstanding recreation facilities we enjoy.

So whether you’re a golfer, skier, hockey player, hunter, canoeist, cyclist, ATVer, …and the list goes on, it’s all here in our Yukon for you to take in.

Heritage North Funeral Home is a small independently owned funeral home.  We are seeking an individual who:
•    Has outstanding arrangement skills to serve the families of all our communities.
•    Is self-motivated, committed to high standards and can work effectively as part of our great team.
•    Values the importance of viewing and service to meet the needs of the families we serve.
•    Has proficient embalming skills and values the importance of caring for the deceased.
•    Has or does have a willingness to be trained to operate our crematory.
•    Understands that no task or job is above or below anyone on our team.  We all work together to achieve our common goals.

This is a one-year infill maternity leave position offering:
•    A base salary of $50,000.00 as per our annual employment contract.
•    Our benefit package through our local Chamber of Commerce.
•    Additional remuneration for on call hours worked.
•    Semi-private furnished accommodation available for the term of the contract.

We will offer the successful candidate a flexible on call schedule that will leave plenty of time to enjoy all that the Yukon, Northern B.C. and Southeast Alaska has to offer at our doorstep.

Interested applicants can forward their resumes to:
    Karla Jennings, Assistant Managing Director; karla@heritagenorth.ca


Funeral Director/Embalmer

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer at one of our premier locations in Vernon, BC. This is a great opportunity to grow your career, with training and advancement.
This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. Our Funeral Directors are looking for more than a career – it's a calling; the chance to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and providing the utmost in service.   
Requirements & Qualifications:
•    A valid B.C Funeral Director / Embalmer’s license or equivalent.
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction
•    Commitment to company objectives and policies
•    Strong proficiency with computers and knowledge of Microsoft/Excel
•    Excellent time management skills and can meet deadlines
•    Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience
•    Valid BC driver’s license with excellent driving skills and record
•    Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
•    Flexibility and adaptability
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Benefits Options:
•    Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
•    Retirement Savings Plan
•    Vacation and sick time
•    Tuition reimbursement
•    Funeral & Cemetery benefits, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Interested applicants should forward by email, their resume and cover letter to:
Mark Andretta
General Manager
Vernon Funeral Home
3007 28th Street
Vernon, BC
V1T 4Z7

Phone: (250) 542-0155
Fax: (250) 542-0102
Email: mark.andretta@dignitymemorial.com


FUNERAL DIRECTOR/EMBALMER 

Fraser River Funeral Home, a new funeral home located in beautiful Abbotsford, BC., is presently accepting resumes for a full-time Funeral Director/Embalmer.

The candidate must have the following qualifications-

-Valid BC Funeral Director/Embalmer License
-Has a minimum of 2 years experience as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
-Experienced with arranging, directing and embalming
-Strong organizational and administrative skills
-Valid BC Driver's License
-Be able to meet and exceed the expectations of the families we serve
-Must be flexible to work weekends
-Is committed to establishing and building professional relationships within the communities we serve
-Is a detail oriented person with high standards of teamwork, integrity and customer service.
 
Please forward a resume to-
Fraser River Funeral Home
2061 Riverside Road
Abbotsford, BC   V2S 6A5
T- 604-746-3040
F- 604-746-3050
contact@frccs.com
ATTN: Manager

Avalon Surrey Funeral Home located in Surrey, British Columbia is currently recruiting a full-time Licensed Funeral Director.

Located southeast of Vancouver, Surrey has a population of over 500,000 people. Known for its recreation, Surrey is home to more than 600 parks and greenbelts. Boasting a mild climate, Surrey is an outdoor paradise. Be close to and enjoy outdoor activities such as cycling around Stanley Park, skiing at Whistler, hiking, boating, golfing, not to mention the scenic mountain views and sightseeing in your own backyard.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Arranges, coordinates and directs funeral ceremonies.
  • Meets and surpasses the needs and expectations of the families we serve.
  • Maintains active involvement within the community and is committed to building and establishing effective relationships and rapport.
  • Supports the Funeral Service Department’s vision of technology integration by understanding the role technology plays in the funeral home’s success.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Possesses a Funeral Directors license and has a minimum of 3 years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director. Displays proven, superior arrangement, directing and embalming skills. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.
  • Assumes ownership of ‘product’ – i.e. thoroughly believes in what Arbor is, and what we offer.
  • Excellent knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices including Brand You and Funeral Home Procedures Manuals.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Continually betters oneself via literature, professional educational seminars, etc.

A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.
If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter to:
Mike Johanson
Avalon Surrey Funeral Home
Email: mjohanson@arbormemorial.com

We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks (credit, criminal), employment testing and proof of education are essential conditions of employment
Arbor Memorial Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. 

If you are contacted for an interview and/or testing and require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.


Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Come experience life in the beautiful Key City of Cranbrook, British Columbia.  Surround by breath taking mountains, lakes, award winning golf courses and much more.

McPherson Funeral Service is currently excepting applications for licensed funeral directors and embalmers to come join our team. We thrive to serve our families and community with the highest level of professionalism, dignity and respect. Candidates must display superior funeral directing and embalming skills. We are an independently owned funeral home, that offers our employees competitive wages, excellent benefit plan, retirement saving program, and a great on call schedule that will be sure to leave you time to enjoy all that the Kootenay's has to offer.    

Please email your resume to:
sharla.mackay@mcphersonfh.com
McPherson Funeral Service
2200 2nd St. South
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 1E1
Tel:250- 426-3132  Fax: 250- 426-5811

http://www.mcphersonfh.com

Funeral Director

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director at one of our premier locations in Kelowna, BC. This is a great opportunity to grow your career, with training and advancement.

This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. Our Funeral Directors are looking for more than a career – it's a calling; the chance to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and providing the utmost in service.   

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A valid B.C Funeral Director / Embalmer’s license or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction
  • Proficient with computers and technology with knowledge of MS Office Tools
  • Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience
  • Excellent driving skills and record
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Funeral & Cemetery benefits, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Interested applicants should forward by email, their resume and cover letter to:

Mark Revie
mark.revie@sci-us.com
General Manager
Kelowna Funeral Operations
1211 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 5Y2
250-762-2299


Kearney Funeral Services Vancouver

Senior Funeral Director- We are an independently owned and operated firm that have been serving the Greater Vancouver area since 1908. Since we were established in 1908, our philosophy and mission has been driven primarily by care and compassion for the bereaved which is at the core of everything we do. We are looking for a caring and compassionate funeral director who has a fundamental need to help others, and make a positive impact in their community. We are looking for a funeral director who believes that what they do makes a difference in people’s lives, and whom wants to carry on our mission of caring for the bereaved through meaningful service and gracious care to those whom need our help. 

This person will have no less than 5 years’ experience as a licensed funeral director. They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (other languages an asset). They will be very empathetic, organized and possess excellent time management skills. Along with these attributes this person must also be capable of fulfilling the physical demands of the job.

This person must be a team player who leads by example, and challenges others to better fulfill their roles. Someone who comes to work with a great attitude and inspires others to do the same. This person must also be capable of working with, instructing and encouraging Apprentice Funeral Directors to reach their full potentials personally and in their roles as Funeral Service Professionals. This position requires leadership capabilities and a good set of director experiences and skills. For candidates who embody these attributes this position has the potential for further advancement within the company. 

BC license is preferable, but for the right candidate we are willing to facilitate licensing transfer.

Compensation including bonuses and benefits is competitive and will be tailored to match the qualification and skill of the individual applicant. For further information or to apply please contact Ryan Crean at 604-736-0268 or by E-mail at ryan.crean@kearneyfs.com. We look forward to hearing from you.


Funeral Director/Embalmer

Comox Valley Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre, Courtenay and Island Funeral Services/Elk Falls Crematorium, Campbell River is accepting applications for licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. Responsibilities would include all aspects of funeral service and crematory operations. Send resume to comvalfh@shaw.ca or Contact Kent Roduck, owner at 250-334-0707.


Funeral Director/Embalmer Opportunity

If quality of life is what you’re looking for, in a historic community away from crowds, with world-class skiing on your doorstep, then this opportunity may be for you! Revelstoke is located 650 km east of Vancouver on the TransCanada Highway, with easy access to the Rogers Pass and onto Calgary. This family-friendly town is nestled between Lake Revelstoke, created by the historic Revelstoke Dam and Revelstoke Mountain Resort, boasting North America’s greatest vertical at 1,713 metres! In Revelstoke, Brandon Bowers Funeral Home is seeking a licensed funeral director/embalmer. We are a progressive funeral home and believe in providing a very high standard of personalized service to our families.

The successful candidate would be a self-motivated individual, with good office and computer skills. We offer a competitive salary, based on experience, and full benefits. This opportunity involves commuting and serving our Golden, BC, location. To learn more about us, please visit our website, www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.

Please email resume, picture and references to kbolen@bowersfuneralservice.com

 

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