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 expanded our Ministry to include funeral services.  With our continued success and rapid growth come employment opportunities for long lasting and rewarding careers 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 hiring the best candidates for all roles and truly 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. Upon request, CCFS will provide suitable accommodations throughout the recruitment process for applications with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please inform our Human Resources department of the nature of accommodations that you may require to ensure your equal participation. 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

  • Family Sales Counsellor
  • Funeral Director

  • Family Sales Counsellor – Mississauga
  • Cemetery Labourers

  • Funeral Service Representatives (Part- time, Markham) 

 

Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services is currently seeking a Digital Marketing Co-ordinator. For more details and to apply, please click here.

Family Sales Counsellor 

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto is currently looking for a full time Pre-Need Family Counsellor to join our Sales team. This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a rewarding career with a full service bereavement industry leader. We are committed to providing our clients with both compassionate care and superior customer service. This position reports directly to the Director of Sales & Service and is expected to develop and maintain relationships within the Catholic Community for the purposes of mission fulfillment, revenue generation and market share growth for both cemetery and funeral services.

THE POSITION …The Pre-Need Family Counsellor is responsible to develop opportunities and establish lasting relationships within the catholic community, primarily with the goal to promote and sell Cemetery Interment Rights and related Supplies and Services to clients in advance of need.  To fulfill our expectations, the Counsellor is responsible to generate leads for new sales, attend company-sponsored events and maintain up to date and accurate sales records. This position is the primary point of contact for leads received by our corporate office as a result of corporate marketing initiatives.

This position is scheduled for a five day work week, with one scheduled day off, Monday to Saturday.  Core working hours are from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  However, there is a degree of flexibility required due to the expectation to meet families during off hours.

100% Salary Based Position

+ Generous Performance Based Quarterly Bonuses

+ Full Benefit Package

+ Business Suit and Dry Cleaning Benefits provided

+ Pension Plan (Employer Match Program)

+ Training and Training Tools

+ Established Referral Program

+ Great Work Environment

 The Candidate  . . . .The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, time management skills, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, detail oriented, and the ability to work independently.  Fluency in English required and a second language beneficial coupled with the ability to explain concepts and ask questions about a client’s needs are key to this position.  Previous bereavement outbound sales experience is preferred.  A valid Ontario G License in good standing, a clear Police Clearance Record and a College Diploma or greater is required.

Funeral Director

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto (CCFS) is currently looking for highly qualified funeral professional to join our team at Catholic Cremation Services (CCS).  CCS is a Class 1 funeral home that focuses on the needs of families seeking a Catholic funeral, cremation and burial, providing the high level of service and value that our families have come to expect.  CCS is located on the grounds of Assumption Catholic Cemetery and Crematorium in Mississauga. This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a rewarding career with a bereavement sector leader who values the contributions made by its employees in service to our families.

Funeral Directors report directly to the Funeral Home Manager and will be responsible to assist with the day to day interaction with families and visitors from the first point of contact to the burial.  As well, our funeral directors are expected to develop and maintain relationships within the Catholic community for the purposes of mission fulfillment, revenue generation and market share growth.  While this full-time role provides a set work schedule, it will require work hours that vary with fluctuations in Funeral Services and based on operational needs.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ of previous job-related experience and have a solid knowledge of the bereavement sector.  As such, the ideal candidate will share in our commitment to provide our clients with both compassionate care and exceptional customer service between funeral and cemetery services.  Required skills to be successful in this role include exceptional customer service, pre-need and at-need arranging, superior communication, excellent time management skills, attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to cultivate and foster strong interpersonal relationships with families, co-workers and suppliers.   A thorough understanding of the Catholic faith, beliefs, traditions and practices pertaining to funeral, cremation and burial is essential. As a prerequisite to this position, candidates must hold a Class 1 Funeral Directors’ license and a valid Ontario G License, both in good standing and a clear Police Clearance Record.

This position offers a competitive salary, full benefit package, an employer matched pension plan program, uniform and dry-cleaning program, training, a safety-oriented employer, education reimbursement program, a great work environment and an opportunity to grow at a uniquely innovative funeral home.

Family Sales Counsellor – Mississauga

Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto is currently looking for a Family Sales Counsellor to join our team located in Mississauga. This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a rewarding career with a bereavement industry leader. We are committed to providing our clients with both compassionate care and superior customer service. This position reports directly to the Cemetery Manager and provides individuals with the opportunity to develop and maintain relationships within the Catholic Community for the purposes of mission fulfillment, revenue generation and market share growth.

The Family Sales Counsellor is responsible to develop opportunities and establish lasting relationships within the catholic community, primarily with the goal to promote and sell Cemetery burial space, supplies and services as well as assisting families in the design and placement of memorialization markers and monuments. To fulfill our expectations, the Counsellor is responsible to generate leads for new sales, attend company sponsored events, attend parish presentations and maintain sales records.

This position is scheduled for a five day work week, with one scheduled day off, Monday to Saturday. Core working hours are from 8:30am to 4:30pm. As an employer, we offer a 100% salary based position with a generous performance based incentive programs, full benefit package, employer pension plan, on the job training and a great work environment

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, time management skills, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, detail oriented, and the ability to work independently. Fluency in English required and a second language beneficial coupled with the ability to explain concepts and ask questions about a client’s needs are key to this position. Previous bereavement sales experience is preferred. A valid Ontario G License in good standing, a clear Police Clearance Record and a College Diploma or greater is required.

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.