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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

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

Fax: 416-696-9325

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:

 

Assistant Manager, Funeral Operations - Acting Assignment (12 months)

Location: The Simple Alternative, Mississauga

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Assist the Funeral Operations Manager in:
    • Providing work direction to staff, including employee relations, day-to-day administration and performance management;
    • Maintaining a high standard of customer service through the organization and supervision of staff;
    • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation;
    • Preparing the annual operating budget and operating within the approved budget.
  • Work within established policies, practices and procedures;
  • Maintain a positive, productive, and respectful team working environment;
  • Prepare for and facilitate staff and team meetings;
  • Perform administrative duties such as monthly reporting, follow-up with suppliers, etc.;
  • Ensure the needs of our broadly diverse customer base are met;
  • Travel between work locations in the GTA as required;
  • Perform any related sundry activities as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • 37.5 hours per week;
  • Week 1 – Monday to Saturday;
  • Week 2 – Tuesday to Friday.

 

Qualifications:

  • Funeral Director License and funeral industry experience;
  • Organized and efficient problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Focus on establishing high level of customer service and employee satisfaction;
  • Familiarity with various faiths, traditions and cultures;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including tact and discretion;
  • Good understanding of the Funeral, Burial, Cremation Services Act;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team;
  • Financial literacy and demonstrated business acumen;
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;
  • A valid Ontario “G” Driver’s License and a clean driving record;
  • Ability to travel to different locations within the Greater Toronto Area.

Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com; or confidential fax: 416-696-9325.


   

Funeral Operations Manager - Permanent Full-time

Location: Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough

 

The Successful Candidate will be Responsible for:

  • All aspects of the day-to-day funeral operations, ensuring service level operations to support our commitment to excellent customer service;
  • Developing and maintaining a positive and productive team working environment;
  • All aspects of people management, including hiring, developing, coaching and motivating employees;
  • Ensuring the needs of our broadly diverse customer base are met;
  • Making sound recommendations and contributions to the funeral management team and to the business unit management team where applicable;
  • Development of an annual operating budget for the site and operate within the approved budget;
  • Up-to-date expertise of our products, services and policies;
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation all policies and that procedures are followed;
  • Daily delivery of goods and services to at-need families;
  • Selecting and purchasing all necessary material for operations within budgetary guidelines using approved vendors;
  • Assisting in the promotion and marketing of the services in the geographic area to the local communities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Funeral Director License and extensive funeral industry experience;
  • Previous management experience, ideally working as part of a management team;
  • Ability to lead teams in a fast-paced environment;
  • Post-secondary education an asset;
  • Familiarity with various faiths, traditions and cultures;
  • Financial literacy and demonstration of excellent business acumen;
  • Thorough understanding of all relevant legislation governing the workplace;
  • Focus on establishing high customer and employee satisfaction;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including tact and discretion;
  • Proficiency with MS Office;
  • Valid Ontario G-class driver’s license;
  • Ability to travel to different locations within the Greater Toronto Area.

Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com; or confidential fax: 416-696-9325.



 

Funeral Director - Contract Full-time (12 months)

Location: Elgin Mills Funeral Centre

 

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;
  • Responded to information and service inquiries;
  • Maintain funeral home facility and vehicles as required;
  • Perform other sundry tasks as assign.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’s License;
  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;
  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
  • Professional demeanour;
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license 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.

Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com; or confidential fax: 416-696-9325.