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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:

 

Logistics Co-ordinator - Permanent Full-time

Location: The Simple Alternative, Toronto

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Prioritize and provide work direction to staff regarding transfers from hospitals, nursing homes, residences and drop-offs to various Funeral Centre locations;
  • Confirm identification of human remains being transferred, ensuring relevant and accurate information from the Medical Certificate of Death is recorded;
  • Co-ordinate with FDA's at other sites for transfer assistance;
  • Log personal effects and ensure they are distributed to the proper location;
  • Ensure forms are completed accurately and in full; follow-up on missing information as required;
  • Receive and reconcile casket deliveries;
  • Maintain vehicle logs and ensure GPS units are online at all times;
  • Ensure correct disposal of waste in the preparation room and maintain cleanliness in this area;
  • Ensure company vehicles are presentable and properly maintained including washing, interior care, polishing, and vehicle maintenance;
  • Assist the embalmer with body preparation as requested, including washing, dressing and casketing;
  • Transfer human remains from the place of death, which includes hospitals, nursing homes and private residences as required;
  • Assist in the general maintenance of company facilities as requested;
  • Drive company vehicles, with or without passengers, as required;
  • Maintain positive relations with families, suppliers and other service providers;
  • Performs other sundry duties as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Combination of day and afternoon shifts;
  • (37.5 hours per week) this is subject to change;
  • Day shift 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.;
  • Afternoon shift 3:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong logistical/coordination background preferred;
  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract;
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times;
  • Physical manual labour required, must be able to lift in work safe guidelines;
  • Knowledge of hospitals, nursing homes, cemeteries, crematoria, and mausoleums within the GTA will be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of legal requirements associated with the disposition of human remains preferred;
  • Familiarity with a funeral home environment and its policies and procedures is an asset;
  • Sensitivity to persons in bereavement and understanding a variety of cultural and religious traditions.

 

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: Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, Toronto

 

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

 

Days and Hours of Work:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Funeral Director’s Licence;
  • 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.