Para Funeral Assistant (casual part-time)- Hillcrest Funeral Home

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Saskatoon

Our Hillcrest Funeral Home, located in Saskatoon, is currently recruiting for a part time casual position of Para Funeral Assistant to work weekends, weekdays and evenings.

We are looking to fill this position with a qualified, action-oriented and self-motivated individual who is capable of prioritizing and handling multiple demands simultaneously.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Greets and assists families upon their arrival at the funeral home
  • Arranges the transfer of decedent to the funeral home or crematorium as required.
  • Assists with basic preparation work such as removals, dressing and casketing decedents.
  • Assists with the preparation of various rooms, during visitations, various rituals, funeral services, burials and any other task related.
  • Drives funeral vehicles when required by the funeral home.
  • Performs general building upkeep and ensures the proper maintenance of funeral service vehicles including washing, interior care, cleaning, polishing, general vehicle maintenance including scheduling and service care plans.
  • Other duties or special projects as required.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • 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; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.
  • Excellent knowledge of Funeral Home procedures and business practices including Brand you and Funeral Home Procedures Manuals.
  • Demonstrates active community involvement and establishes a positive profile of the Funeral Home within the community.
  • A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.

 If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter no later than February 27, 2018 to:

Patrick Brown, Funeral Home Manager

Hillcrest Funeral Home


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

Satisfactory references, background checks (credit, criminal) and proof of education are an essential condition of employment.

Arbor Memorial Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Department if any accommodations are needed.  Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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