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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

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



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:

Funeral Director - Contract (6 months)

Location: Thornton Funeral Centre, Oshawa


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.



  • Valid Funeral Director’s Licence;

  • Funeral directing and arranging experience;

  • Able to provide funeral services to various faiths and cultures;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;

  • Professional demeanour;

  • Keen eye for detail and ability to multi-task;

  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and clean driving record;

  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office;

  • Aftercare and/or bereavement training would be considered an asset.


The deadline for internal applications is Monday September 26, 2022

Applications may be forwarded to: