Employment

Thank you for your interest in working for Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS). At CCFS, we understand that the ultimate success of our company is dependent on the commitment and support of our employees. We recognize the importance of the ability to contribute, team work and career growth. We view ourselves as an organization that rewards hard work and dedication through an attractive compensation package, extensive benefits and career advancement opportunities.  Recently, CCFS has opened our first Catholic Funeral Home in the Archdiocese of Toronto, expanding our Ministry to include funeral services.  With our continued success and rapid growth come employment opportunities for a rewarding career with a bereavement industry leader.
Full time opportunities offer  a competitive base salary, generous performance based incentives, full benefit package, employer match pension plan program, uniform program, training, established referral and lead programs, a great work environment and advancement opportunities. Interested candidates that share our vision to provide a compassionate care for a broad spectrum of bereavement services and are looking for a unique and mutually rewarding employment experience are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
 
Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto
Attention: Human Resources
4950 Yonge Street Suite 206
Toronto, Ontario 
M2N 6K1
E-mail:  resume@cc-fs.ca
Fax:   (416) 733-9944   
 
We are committed to employment equity and appreciate the interest of all applicants. However, only those whose skills and qualifications meet our requirements will be contacted. All resumes submitted will be kept on file for a six month period. We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.
 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Pre-need Funeral Director
  • Cemetery Labourers

  • Funeral Service Representatives (Part- time, Markham) and (Part -time, Mississauga)

  • Grass Cutters (Summer Job)
  • Service Representative (Part – time)

 

Pre-need Funeral Director

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for a highly qualified person to join our team as a Pre-Need Funeral Director.  Due to the positive response from our bereaved families wanting to arrange for funeral services in advance of need, we are looking to expand our team at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, located in Markham.

The Pre-Need Funeral Director is responsible for developing opportunities and establishing lasting relationships within the Catholic community, with the goal of promoting and selling funeral arrangements and related Supplies and Services to pre-need clients for the purposes of mission fulfillment, revenue generation and market share growth. To fulfill our expectations, the Counsellor is responsible for generating leads for new sales, completing aftercare, attending company sponsored events and parish presentations, and maintaining up-to-date and accurate sales records. This position is the primary point of contact for walk-in families and leads received by our corporate office as a result of marketing initiatives.

The ideal candidate must have previous job-related experience and a strong knowledge base of the bereavement industry.  The required skills to ensure success include exceptional customer service, knowledge of pre-need arrangements, superior communication, excellent time management skills, attention to detail, the ability to cultivate strong interpersonal relationships with families and co-workers, and the ability to explain concepts and ask questions about a family’s needs are critical. A thorough understanding of the Catholic faith, beliefs, traditions and practices pertaining to funerals, funeral masses and interments is essential. Fluency in English is required and the ability to speak a second language would be an asset. As a prerequisite to this position, the selected candidate must have a valid Ontario G License in good standing, a clear Police Clearance Record and a College Diploma or greater is required. Qualified candidates with a Funeral Director License or a Funeral Pre-Planner Certificate will be considered, however a Class 1 Director’s License is preferred. This position offers a competitive base salary, generous performance based quarterly incentives, full benefit package, employer match pension plan program, uniform program, training, established marketing, referral and lead programs, education reimbursement program, a great work environment and an opportunity to grow at a uniquely innovative funeral home within your profession. Qualified applicants who share in our commitment to provide families with compassionate care and exceptional customer service between funeral and cemetery services are invited to submit their resume, including salary expectations, in confidence to the attention of Human Resources via e-mail at resume@cc-fs.ca or by fax to (416) 733-9944. We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

Cemetery Labourers

Attention Quality Labourers!

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is a large cemetery organization that provides Seasonal Laborers with a unique opportunity to use their skills in construction, landscaping and general maintenance and make a difference for many grieving families by taking care of our burial spaces, buildings and properties. Our unique workplace binds us together and we have built a great team.

JOIN US…if you share in our values for the sacredness of a Catholic burial space, attention to detail and the need to have your work provide you with a great sense of meaningfulness and pride.

CCFS is currently seeking self-motivated and team oriented individuals for full-time Seasonal Labourer positions located throughout the GTA (Mississauga, Thornhill and Toronto).

DUTIES:
• Participate in the Catholic burial process. This will include in the preparation, set up and completion of all interments and entombments at our properties, including satellite cemeteries. Completion of burial process includes framing, pouring concrete and installing memorial foundations, bronze/granite markers, pictures, wreaths and stands, etc.
• Perform various landscaping and hardscaping duties around buildings, structures, monument foundations, roadways and the general property. Landscape duties include but are not limited to: lawn maintenance, planting, weeding, watering, grave site restoration, etc.
• Perform basic janitorial services in our Mausoleums such as vacuuming, dusting, replacement of light bulbs, general housekeeping to all common areas, etc. to maintain our property facilities
• Assist in the preparation of on-site religious celebrations and special event days

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
• A minimum two years of previous proven professional experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: general construction, landscaping and/or landscaping construction
• Physically able to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.), bend, stoop, climb, reach and walk for prolonged periods of time with the ability to work from heights, work within confined spaces and in various weather conditions
• Hands on experience and ability to operate a variety of grounds maintenance and landscaping equipment and operate vehicles
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
• Courteously interact with families or visitors on the property grounds
• Completion of High School Diploma or greater is required
• Must be fluent in English, both orally and written, be computer literate to successfully complete web-based training, possess basic numeracy skills, punctual and reliable
• Prior to your start date, you must be able to provide a valid Ontario G Driver’s License in good standing, a Clear Driver’s Abstract, a CCFS Physician’s Report confirming your ability to perform the required duties, a clear Police Criminal Record Check and a pair of your own CSA approved (green patch) safety boots

Upon Hire, you will receive:
• A five days per week schedule, Monday to Saturday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with one Saturday off every third week. Work in all weather conditions and at one location with no need to drive to various job sites.
• An 8 month long seasonal work term, from the beginning of April to the end of November
• On the job training, Uniform Items and Personal Protective Equipment
• Opportunity for recall rights along with increase in hourly rate to a maximum earning potential of $31.54

We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Funeral Service Representatives

(Part-Time – Markham)

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for a number of Part-Time Funeral Service Representatives to join our team at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home. The Funeral Service Representatives will report directly to the Funeral Home Manager and be responsible for a variety of duties that will assist full time staff and support CCFS families during their difficult time of need.

This position offers a range of duties fluctuating between our funeral home and our receptions aspects of our business. This role requires individuals that are able to consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service while being able to anticipate and exceed CCFS families’ expectations.   When supporting funerals, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: greeting, guiding and directing CCFS families and their guests while attending the funeral home for visitations, services and receptions; answering and directing incoming phone calls; assisting funeral home staff in preparing and directing visitations, funerals and receptions; general housekeeping of common areas such as the Coffee Lounge (if applicable), Visitation rooms and Reception Centre; and, providing support to CCFS for special event days and/or projects. When supporting receptions, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: room and stations set up, accepting food deliveries, serving food, clearing dishes and food after a reception, conducting inventory of equipment and supplies, laundering of linens, follow all safety and sanitation policies and procedures when handling food and beverages, maintain and clean service areas, maintain and keep all equipment in good working order and report any deficiencies immediately to the manager/supervisor.

The Funeral Service Representative position will be scheduled on a part time basis, with a minimum requirement of being available three days/week and work a variety of shifts as required. Schedules include day, evening and weekend hours as required ensuring the operational needs of the funeral home are met. The physical aspects of position require someone that is able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 20 to 25 pounds and set up tables and chairs weighing 5 – 45 lbs. as well as being able to work in a standing position for long periods of time and walking throughout shift. This position offers on the job training, a competitive hourly rate, a uniform program, a safety oriented employer and a great work environment.

The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented and have the following skills: ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times, administrative skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, food service experience, team oriented, work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, excellent communication skills and strong time management skills.   The candidate selected will be highly responsible & reliable, have the ability to work independently, a High School diploma or greater, Smart Serve certified or the ability to attain certification, a clear Police Record Check and an Ontario Driver’s License in good standing. We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Funeral Service Representative

(Part-Time – Mississauga)

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for a Part-Time Funeral Service Representative to join our team at Catholic Cremation Services (CCS).  The Funeral Service Representatives will report directly to the Funeral Home Manager and be responsible for a variety of duties that will assist full time staff and support CCFS families during their difficult time of need. 

This position offers a range of duties fluctuating between our funeral home and our receptions aspects of our business. This role requires individuals that are able to consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service while being able to anticipate and exceed CCFS families’ expectations.   When supporting funerals, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: greeting, guiding and directing CCFS families and their guests while attending the funeral home for visitations, services and receptions; answering and directing incoming phone calls; assisting funeral home staff in preparing and directing visitations, funerals and receptions; general housekeeping of common areas such as the Coffee Lounge (if applicable), Visitation rooms and Reception Centre; and, providing support to CCFS for special event days and/or projects.  When supporting receptions, the position includes a number of duties including but not limited to: room and stations set up, accepting food deliveries, serving food, clearing dishes and food after a reception, conducting inventory of equipment and supplies, laundering of linens, follow all safety and sanitation policies and procedures when handling food and beverages, maintain and clean service areas, maintain and keep all equipment in good working order and report any deficiencies immediately to the manager/supervisor.

The Funeral Service Representative position will be scheduled on a part time basis, with a minimum requirement of being available three days/week and work a variety of shifts as required.  Schedules include day, evening and weekend hours as required ensuring the operational needs of the funeral home are met.  The physical aspects of position require someone that is able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 20 to 25 pounds and set up tables and chairs weighing up to 50 lbs. as well as being able to work in a standing position for long periods of time and walking throughout shift.  This position offers on the job training, a competitive hourly rate, a uniform program, a safety oriented employer and a great work environment.

The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented and have the following skills: ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times, administrative skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, food service experience, team oriented, work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, excellent communication skills and strong time management skills.   The candidate selected will be highly responsible & reliable, have the ability to work independently, a High School diploma or greater, Smart Serve certified or the ability to attain certification, a clear Police Record Check and an Ontario Driver’s License in good standing.  We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Grass Cutters (Summer Position)

Be part of our team and work Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30 pm only. Have your weekends off, all while being physically fit and getting a great a tan! You can start as early as May and end in August and if we get along, you will be invited to return the following year!

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto is currently seeking motivated and team oriented individuals located throughout the GTA (Mississauga, Vaughan, Toronto, Markham, Whitby) and the Barrie area to join our team as Grass Cutters. These positions are for our 2019 Season starting in the beginning of May and ending in August.

DUTIES:
• Perform regular lawn maintenance as required to ensure an acceptable level of maintenance in and around buildings, structures, monuments, memorials, along roadways and general cemetery property.
• Safe and careful handling and use of manual tools, equipment, vehicles and machinery.
• Perform light maintenance on lawn equipment and tools, such as lawn mowers and trimmers.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
• Completion of a High School Diploma or greater is required.
• Previous work experience using push mowers, ride on mowers, trimmers, an asset
• Physically fit and able to walk, sit and push with/on mechanical equipment for prolonged periods of time in varying weather conditions.
• Courteously interact with families or visitors on the property grounds.
• Ability to successfully complete web-based training, possess basic numeracy skills, punctual and reliable.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s G License or G2 License at the minimum, in good standing.
• Completed CCFS Physician’s Report confirming you are able to perform duties during the hours worked will be required.
• Provide your own CSA approved safety boots.

Upon Hire, you will receive:
• Five days per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
• Partial Uniform
• Personal Protective Equipment required for the job
• On the job training
• Returning Grass Cutters receive safety footwear allowance and opportunity for recall rights along with increase in hourly rate

We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Service Representative (Part- time)

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto is currently looking for a Part-Time Service Representative to join our staff at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Mississauga, Ontario. This position is perfect for the mature student looking for a part-time position who has flexibility in their academic schedule or for an individual who is looking for part-time employment. 

This position is scheduled for every Sunday and Statutory Holidays. This position will also require some availability during weekdays and Saturdays throughout the year to cover periods of high volume and/or staff vacations. This position reports to the Cemetery Manager and is responsible for answering inquiries from visiting families, general reception & administrative duties and conduct regular property inspections.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, time management skills, be computer literate, customer service oriented and the ability to work alone with minimal supervision.  Minimum one year experience in a receptionist and/or administrative role is preferred.  A clear Police Clearance Record along with a valid Ontario Driver’s G License and completion of Secondary education is required. 

We offer a great work environment, on the job training and an opportunity to grow within our organization. We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.