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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.


 

Property Service Employee - Union Position - Temporary Part-time (6 months)

Location: Meadowvale 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;
  • Potential for extension.

 

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.

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.

 

Property Service Employee - 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;
  • Potential for extension.

 

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.

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.


 

 

Property Service Employee (Non-Union) - Permanent Part Time

Location: Duffin Meadows Cemetery, Pickering

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Participate in regular cemetery operations, including but no limited to:
    • Supporting setup and completion of all interments and entombments;
    • Marking foundations, excavating, and levelling;
    • Erecting tents, setting up tables, chairs, curtains;
    • Placing and removing wreaths from cemetery grounds according to schedule;
    • Setting and removing mausoleum crypt fronts for inscription as indicated on work order;
    • Attaching emblems and photoceramics as required;
    • Attaching and setting markers on graves as indicated from a work order;
    • Performing niche entombments;
    • Installing courtesy markers and crosses;
    • Tamping and levelling graves for sodding;
    • Ensuring all work meets or exceeds acceptable standards.
  • Perform maintenance and upkeep tasks, including but not limited to:
    • Removing garbage, and ensuring the cleanliness of the grounds;
    • Cutting grass, trimming shrubs, tending flower beds;
    • Removing snow and ice from interments, roads, and walkways;
    • Salting roads and walkways;
    • Locating and repairing deficiencies on walls, fences, roads, pathways;
    • Locating and repairing issues with water lines, pipes, pumps, fountains;
  • Clean and perform daily inspections and general maintenance on equipment used, referring mechanical problems to the Manager;
  • Perform disinterments as instructed by Manager;
  • Perform safety inspections, and complete associated paperwork in a timely manner;
  • Perform sundry tasks as assigned by the Manager.

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
  • Additional hours may be required to accommodate business needs.

 

Qualifications:

  • A valid Ontario “G” Driver’s License and acceptable Driver’s Abstract;
  • Mechanically inclined and ability to perform general maintenance;
  • Ability to operate equipment used to perform duties (backhoe, gators, trucks, tool cat, tamper, etc.);
  • Able and willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions and perform physical labour;
  • Proven ability to follow written and verbal directions;
  • Horticultural background is an asset;
  • Basic knowledge of cemetery operations and by-laws and/or general product and services knowledge is an asset.

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.



Union Position - Property Service Employee - Temporary Part-time (6 months)

Location: Beechwood Cemetery, Vaughan

 

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;
  • Potential for extension.

 

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.

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.



Receptionist / Clerk - Contract Full-time (up to 6 Months)

Location:  Beechwood Cemetery, Vaughan

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Greet visitors to the Cemetery;
  • Answer a high volume of incoming calls and provide accurate information to callers;
  • Route phone and in-person inquiries to the appropriate staff members and take accurate messages when necessary;
  • Assist in scheduling arrangement rooms bookings as required;
  • Complete assigned clerical work as volume of reception area allows;
  • Process payments, service requests, wreath orders and special care orders;
  • Finalize internment arrangements;
  • Create and process purchase orders;
  • Reconcile and prepare daily bank deposits and various reports when required;
  • Scan and index cemetery documents as required;
  • Perform other sundry duties as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • Tuesday to Saturday;
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (37.5 hours per week).

 

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to detail and accuracy;
  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team player;
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy office environment;
  • Experience working with MS Office as well as standard office equipment.

 

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.




Pre-planning Advisor - Permanent Full-time

Location: Elgin Mills Cemetery, Richmond Hill

 

The Successful Candidate will be Required to:

  • Sell products and services to individuals/families on a pre-need basis at their homes or at our locations;
  • Develop and maintain a list of contacts through outbound prospecting, networking and referral follow-up;
  • Maintain records and compile reports according to standard procedures;
  • Perform other sundry tasks as assigned.

 

Days and Hours of Work:

  • 37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven sales and time management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
  • A strong commitment to customer service;
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;
  • A valid Ontario “G” driver’s license and a well-kept late model car are required (mileage will be paid) as well as a clean driver’s abstract;
  • Flexibility to work at various locations in the Greater Toronto Area is necessary;
  • Working knowledge of the death care industry in a pre-planning role would be considered an asset.

 

Please forward applications as follows:
By e-mail: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com or confidential Fax: 416-696-9325.