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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.


 

Union Position - Temporary Part-time (6 months)

Location: York Cemetery

 

The Successful Candidate Will be Required to:

  • Operate backhoes, trucks and other equipment;
  • Participate in regular cemetery operations including interments and entombments.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • As per Collective Agreement;
  • Monday, Friday and Saturday;
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in cemetery operations;
  • Gardening, landscape, and/or construction work would be considered an asset;
  • You will possess a valid Ontario “G” driver’s license;
  • Backhoe experience required.

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

The deadline for internal applications is Tuesday March 2nd 

Applications received beyond the deadline, and/or are not sent to the correct email address will not be considered.



 

Assistant Property Manager - Permanent Full-time

Location: Elgin Mills Cemetery, Richmond Hill

 

The Successful Candidate Will be Required to:

  • Assist the Property Manager in:
    • Providing work direction to staff;
    • Employee relations including any resultant discipline;
    • Day-to-day administration;
    • Maintaining a high standard of customer service through adherence to corporate standards;
    • The monitoring and supervision of employees to ensure compliance with health and safety protocols and policies;
    • Maintaining security standards and providing alarm response as require.
  • Oversee planning and execution of seasonal projects such as annual planting and Special Care;
  • Assess training requirements for new members of the team and ensure that training is provided;
  • Participate in the hiring process for both seasonal and permanent employees;
  • Actively participate in the annual orientation process for new and returning employees;
  • Present a professional image to the public in keeping with corporate standards;
  • Communicate with staff and the public to resolve conflicts and facilitate problem solving;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Monday to Friday and every other Saturday with time off in lieu of Saturday;
  • 40 hours per week.

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of turf management, Integrated Pest Management and general tree, shrub and plant maintenance as well as management of annuals and perennials;
  • Horticultural degree is an asset;
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and formulate work schedules;
  • Demonstrated supervisory/leadership and coaching skills, preferably in a unionized environment;
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience working with grass cutting equipment and heavy machinery would be an asset;
  • Must have a valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence and clean abstract;
  • Computer proficiency in a Windows environment with MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

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