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
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Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services - Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for a Class 1 Funeral Director to join our team at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home in Markham. The Funeral Director will 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 final disposition. 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. This postition, although works with a schedule, may also be required to 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 industry. 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 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.
Catholic Cemeteries - Archdiocese of Toronto is currently looking for a full time Service Counsellor to join our team at Holy Cross Cemetery located in Thornhill. The essence of this role provides individuals with the opportunity for a truly fulfilling career as you support the Catholic Community in their time of need.
The Service Counsellor reports directly to the Cemetery Manager and is responsible to ensure the entire burial process is carried out as per our procedures and the requirements of our Families. You will be expected to locate and inspect the burial site for verification purposes as part of the burial process on the day prior and on the day of the burial. In addition, you will provide the Cemetery office with administrative support including but not limited to: typing and filing burial and memorialization related records. You will have the opportunity to liaise with Funeral Directors ensuring special requests are reviewed and Cemetery by-laws are understood prior to the committal service. As a representative of our organization, you are expected to attend committal services and ensure all interments are carried out with both compassion and superior customer service. This position assists Cemetery Staff with the timely investigation and resolution of customer complaints; as well as ensuring corporate display stands at local parishes are stocked.
The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, time management skills, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, problem solving skills, computer skills, detail oriented, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Fluency in English required and the ability to explain concepts and ask questions about a family’s needs are key to this position. Previous bereavement experience is preferred as is the ability to work in both an office environment as well as the ability to be outdoors in all weather conditions. A valid Ontario G Driver’s License in good standing, a clear Police Clearance Record and a College Diploma or greater is required. This position is scheduled for a five day work week, with one scheduled day off, Monday to Saturday. We offer a competitive salary, on the job training and a great work environment.