Careers Careers 08/10/2022 Cemetery Operator, City of Brampton

JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Permanent
HOURS OF WORK:  40 hour workweek / shift work / variable hours
STARTING SALARY:  $32.13 per hour

JOB TYPE:  Union
POSTING DATE:  July 15, 2022
CLOSING DATE:  July 29, 2022 


Reporting to the Foreperson, Cemetery Services, assists in administering and operation of one of 26 City of Brampton cemeteries; operates, maintains a wide variety of light and heavy equipment; ensures safety of sites and operations. 

  • Handle incoming complaints, questions and requests on the grounds and at the office, this would include the sale of burial plots, making funeral arrangements.
  • Train staff and supervise work assignments and direct part-time and full-time staff.
  • Locate, prepare and set up graves, through the operation of backhoe/truck, for the purpose of burial and removal of human remains.
  • Restore and follow-up maintenance of burial plots after the burial or removal of human remains.
  • Restore monuments or markers in all cemeteries under the care of the City of Brampton in need of repair due to weather, aging or vandalism.
  • Property maintenance - repair roads and buildings, fences, benches and other cemetery structures. 
  • Snow removal and sanding.
  • Turf maintenance – fertilizing, cutting, seeding, watering, leaf removal and removal and re-grading.
  • Gardening – soil management, budgeting, preparing, planting and design of flowerbeds.
  • Pruning, fertilizing, preparing, planting and selection of shrubs and trees.
  • Install, repair and maintain all irrigation systems in the cemetery
  • Inspect and maintain all fleet owned or rented equipment used by the cemetery. 


  • High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over one (1) year and up to two (2) years (Diploma program) in Landscape or equivalent.
  • Over two (2) years up to and including four (4) years of experience in a cemetery/horticulture environment.
  • A valid, non-probationary Ontario Class DZ driver’s license.
  • Chainsaw certification is required.
  • Cemetery Personal Sales Licence from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario is required.
  • Crematorium Operator’s Certification with the Ontario Association of Cemetery and Funeral Professionals is considered an asset.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

 **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

Interview:  Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.                                                              

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available. 

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above (use for iCIMS) OR at: (use for external websites/job boards) quoting reference #104808 by July 29, 2022 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact or 905.874.2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

2022-07-16 00:00:00.0
Full Time Funeral Director - Mount Pleasant Group Brampton ON
  •  A comprehensive benefit package, including a company pension plan
  •  37.5 hours a week, with no shift scheduled longer than 7.5 hours
  •  No on-call requirements after hours
  •  All statutory holidays are observed (with the exception of December 26).
  •  Paid sick and vacation days available
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
Hours/Days of Work:
  •  Schedule is a combination of days, evenings and weekends
  • 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
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.

Please forward applications to and quote “OACFP” in the subject line.]]>
2022-07-14 00:00:00.0
Funeral Director - Glen Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, Oakville ]]> 2022-07-12 00:00:00.0 Funeral Director - Highland Funeral Home, Markham ]]> 2022-07-29 00:00:00.0 Funeral Director - Little Lake Cemetery/Highland Park Funeral Centre, Peterborough Career Opportunity


Little Lake Cemetery Company / Highland Park Funeral Centre located in Peterborough Ontario has an immediate opening for a Licensed Funeral Director (Class I) to join our team. In consultation with senior management, this person will be primarily based at our Highland Park Chapel with assistance as required at our Mill Valley Chapel in Millbrook Ontario and at our Lakeland Chapel in Lindsay, Ontario. 

This team player must have excellent customer service skills, a strong work ethic and maintain a high level of professionalism and be able to work independently. Candidates must also possess strong communication skills and be proficient in basic computer skills. In addition to a funeral director’s duties, this outgoing individual will focus on building relationships and networking within the community. Adapting to the ever-changing marketplace and the trends within the Funeral profession is vital to success in this position. 

Little Lake Cemetery Co. offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefit package with a company matched pension program. If you are looking for a new opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume via email to: 

Little Lake Cemetery Company is a not-for-profit company based in Peterborough, Ontario, administering Highland Park Funeral Centre, Trent Cremation Services, two large cemeteries and a crematorium and funeral homes in Lindsay and Millbrook.  It is committed to being a progressive leader in the bereavement sector by offering the most comprehensive range of services to the families we serve and the communities we impact.  

 We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

2510 Bensfort Road, Peterborough ON K9J 1C5


2022-07-12 00:00:00.0
Funeral Director Woodland Cemetery, Mausoleum, and Crematorium


LICENSES #3285869, FE-1219, CR-02326, CM-02326
TEL: (519) 471-7450   FAX: (519) 471-9142

Funeral Director
Woodland Cemetery, Mausoleum, and Crematorium

Woodland Cemetery is looking to fill the position of Licensed Funeral Director Class 1. This Funeral Director, under the direction of the Manager of Funeral Services, will be responsible for arranging and conducting funeral services for the funeral services division of Woodland Cemetery.

The Funeral Director must possess an Ontario Funeral Director Class 1 License with a minimum of three years experience. The Funeral Director should have excellent knowledge of funeral home procedures and business practices.

Job Duties:

  • Arranges and conducts funeral services in accordance with the family’s desires, expectations, and spiritual beliefs.
  • Provide a consistently high standard of care and support for families
  • Executes funeral services contracts and documents in accordance with provincial and federal laws
  • Schedule or conduct arrangements with families
  • Basic preparation for identification or embalming of deceased
  • May include transfers from hospitals, nursing homes, and residences
  • Provide support and problem resolution via telephone, e-mail, and other vehicles of communication
  • Respond to family calls in a courteous and professional manner
  • Develop and build relationships with new families and develop additional contacts through these relationships
  • Ensure follow-up by passing leads to Cemetery Directors
  • Assist with clerical duties associated with the crematorium and processing cremated remains

Job Requirements:

  • Must have an Ontario Funeral Director Class 1 license with minimum 3 years experience.
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Valid driver's licence with a clean driving abstract
  • Ability to adapt to new technology
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy

Work Conditions:

  • Periodic requirement to fulfill 24-hour on-call weekend shifts every second weekend.
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting
  • Interaction with customers/clients, and the public at large
  • Operation of desktop computer and peripherals

About Woodland Cemetery, Mausoleum, and Crematorium

Woodland Cemetery, Mausoleum and Crematorium is a non-profit organization owned and operated by St. Paul’s Cathedral Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Huron, established in 1879 to replace St. Paul’s Grove Cemetery. Originally a 56-acre property, Woodland had grown to just under 100 acres of beautiful and tranquil landscape, which currently accommodates over 50,000 burials.

Positioned on the Thames River in London, our cemetery is a home to local wildlife, including deer, owls, and red tail hawks which can regularly be observed from the office. Offering an idyllic place for our families to lay their loved ones to rest, Woodland is a historical landmark in the city of London, Ontario.

We appreciate your interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Woodland Cemetery is dedicated to providing an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote equity and diversity and will ensure the full participation and advancement of members of protected groups, which include but are not limited to women, Indigenous persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. Woodland Cemetery is committed to ensuring that its hiring process is fair and equitable for all persons.

Woodland Cemetery is committed to accessibility and to protecting the human rights of all persons in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario’s Human Rights Code. We invite and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our organization. As such, Woodland Cemetery will provide reasonable accommodation for any applicant, as requested during the recruitment process.

Completion of satisfactory business references, employment testing and proof of education are essential conditions of employment

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Following all COVID-19 regulations and requirements as laid out by the BAO (Bereavement Authority of Ontario) including contact tracing, mask wearing, cleaning procedures, vaccine/testing requirements for employees, and physical distancing.

Please send all resumes to:

2022-07-28 00:00:00.0
Funeral Director/Location Manager - Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Home, Cornwall


Funeral Director/Location Manager

Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Home

Cornwall, Ontario

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of this location. Flawless execution standards combined with a thorough understanding of our customer base are essential to success in this position. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and guiding all staff and ensuring that the facilities and equipment are well maintained and functional at all times. 


Financial Management

 Develop annual business plan. Work with local and Market Leadership to develop annual business plan and budget as well as financial, production and revenue goals.

 Accountable for monitoring and achieving annual financial goals. Understand industry finances, how daily activities impact financial outcomes, and making appropriate sustainable business decisions. Approve expenditures and invoices including overtime.


 Manage the day-to-day activities ensuring on-time services, exceeding client family expectations. Remove barriers, encourage ideas, and identify improvements. Resolves moderately complex problems; provides resolution guidance to supervisors and empowering accountability. Assure the location’s operating practices comply with applicable federal & state regulations and Company policies.

 Responsible for establishing location goals and priorities. Develop, communicate, and monitor goals, priorities, processes and procedures. Manage frontline supervisor’s responsibilities, expectations, and accountabilities. Effectively present and communicate Company and Market strategies, values, and goals to location staff.

 Collaborate with local Management for resource sharing, ideas, and business or operational enhancements. Work with Market Leadership and Corporate Departments on product, process, and technology needs and improvements.

 Maintain building, facilities, and grounds in a clean, manicured, and working order budgeting appropriately for repairs including equipment and furniture. Ensure all safety, quality control, and compliance standards are adhered.

People Development

 Develop a strong, trusting, and reliable team. Understand team members career aspirations and provide assignments to develop skills and/or close gaps. Constructively address issues and provide tangible and appropriate feedback. Develop frontline supervisors’ proactive and collaborative management style in order to increase employee engagement and minimize turnover. Monitor training and licensing requirements ensuring staff is re-trained/licensed prior to expiration.

 Responsible for screening candidates (internal and external) and hiring or promoting a skilled and effective staff. Establishes pay, recommends pay increases, special pays career advancements.

 Discipline staff as necessary. Writes development plans to close behavior or skill gaps. Collaborates with Human Resources throughout discipline, development, and termination processes. Recommends and discusses terminations with Market Leadership.

MINIMUM Requirements


• High School Diploma or equivalent required

• Location Manager requires Ontario Funeral Director Licensure (Class 1)



• At least five (5) years industry experience in applicable discipline with progressively increased responsibilities. Funeral Home Management must have knowledge of industry competitive pricing, demographic patterns, and market competition


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledgeable in Financial and Business acumen

• Professional interpersonal skills as well as cultural sensitivity and tactfulness to interact with a variety of cultures and language barriers

• Proficient in MS Office suite including mail, word, excel, & power point 

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position by August 17, 2022 5:00 PM to Jeffrey Derochie at

I would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those candidates selected for this opportunity will be contacted for an interview

2022-08-06 00:00:00.0
Licensed Funeral Director, Class 1 - Mackey Funeral Home, Lindsay, ON  

Licensed Funeral Director - Class 1

Mackey Funeral Home – Lindsay, ON
An exciting opportunity exists for a Funeral Director in Lindsay, Ontario
Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities:
Arranges, coordinates, and directs funeral ceremonies
Embalm and preform transfers of the deceased from place of death and place of
final disposition
Meets and surpasses the needs and expectations of the families we serve
Maintains active involvement within the community and is committed to building and
establishing effective relationships and rapport with families
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for this role:
Must possess a Class 1 Funeral Directors License
A valid Ontario driver’s license is required for this position
Must comply with all funeral service regulations and laws
Proficient using MS Office (Word, Excel) and other funeral service-related software
Displays proven arrangement, directing and embalming skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team
Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrates strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels
of the organization
Knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Linden Mackey at
We would like to thank everyone for their interest but only those applicants whose background and experience match the requirements of this position will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
2022-07-13 00:00:00.0