Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

As a Mount Royal graduate and a funeral service professional, you are prepared for a wide range of career possibilities. For information about the employment outlook, duties, working conditions, personal characteristics and salary expectations, visit the ALIS Occupational Profile.
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Arbor Memorial - posted Aug 2018


Country Hills Crematorium is a Funeral  Home located at 11995-16 St. NE.  We are currently seeking individuals to join our team as a part-time/casual funeral attendant.

Job Description & Required Skills
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients (1-2 years of customer service experience)
  • Perform a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensure services run smoothly
  • Greet and receive client families and/or other persons entering the office for information and assistance with a friendly attitude
  • Have excellent interpersonal verbal, and written communication skills
  • Work as part of a team and individually
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Learn to operate and maintain the Crematorium
  • Experience in proof reading documents
  • Be able to prioritize between a wide variety of tasks
  • Be empathetic, compassionate, and understanding the respect for strong confidentiality
  • Lifting involved
  • Additional duties as required


If you are seeking to complete funeral home work experience hours, or you are looking for a part-time/casual position please contact the Manager (Chad Verge) at Country Hills Crematorium.  This position would require being available to work weekends.

Please forward your resume to chad.v@countryhillscreamatorium.ca or call the Office at 403-274-057

Calgary family owned funeral home is looking for a part-time administrative assistant that has a passion
for serving those in need. The administrative staff are the first contact for families after a death has
occurred. As part of our administrative team you will work directly with the Funeral Directors and assist
them in serving our families.

Job duties will include but are not limited to

- Greeting client families
- Answering phones and the door
- Clerical and Data Entry


- Familiarity with Photoshop and InDesign
- Can use the Microsoft suite
- Willingness to learn and take direction
- Team player
- Works well in a fast-paced environment
- Goof verbal communication skills
- Experience in customer service
- Previous experience in the Funeral Industry is an asset

Please email resume to Whitney@evanjstrong.com
Calgary family owned funeral home is looking for a full-time funeral attendant that sees the value in
funeral services and is passionate about serving others in need. As part of our funeral team you will
work directly with our Funeral Directors to serve our families.

40 hours per week -Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed.

Job duties will include but are not limited to
- Assisting on Funeral Services
- Transferring the bodies of deceased
- Completing cremations
- General Duties including cleaning

- Must be able to lift 100 lbs.
- Must have a valid class 5 Drivers license
- Must have a clean criminal record check
- Must be professional in appearance
- Previous experience is an asset

Please email resume to Whitney@evanjstrong.com

Oliver’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium are seeking a full time Funeral Director and Embalmer for their fast growing Funeral Home and Crematorium.  The successful candidate must be self-motivated, reliable, flexible, caring and a compassionate individual who works well in a team environment.  Our Funeral Home serves around 350 families per year and also operates a busy crematorium.

Consideration will also be given to recently licensed graduates.

Founded in 1915, Oliver’s has been servicing Grande Prairie and area for over 100 years.  We are locally owned and operated.

We offer competitive wages and benefit packages, a monthly schedule with an on call rotation.

Please submit your resume with cover letter to Tracy McFee by email at 
tracy@oliversfuneralhome.com.  We thank everyone for your interest but only those applicants whose background and experience match the requirements of this position will be contacted.  No phone calls please.   

SCI has several immediate funeral opportunities in Saskatchewan (city and small town locations) for individuals pursuing dual licensing in funeral directing and embalming. Applications are welcome from graduates, students and conditional licensees.
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to:

Phil Fredette, CFSP
Market Manager, Alberta/Saskatchewan
A division of Service Corporation International Canada ULC
915 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7H 5N4

Office: 306-955-1600

Program Team note: This is a good opportunity for making connections in the funeral profession however it does not qualify for Work Experience I or II.

Platinum Emergency Services Inc. are currently seeking a decedent transfer specialist. There are three positions available.

Employees will: Assist in the transfer of deceased persons from hospitals, residence or care facility to funeral homes as dispatched. This is a position that requires indisputable integrity, reliability, ingenuity, and the highest degree of tact and sensitivity imaginable to deal with our families and clients. Your dress and deportment must be professional at all times.

The requirements for the position begin with conservative professional attire (dark suit, polished black shoes, a light blue shirt and a tie), the ability to lift 150 pounds regularly, be available to work an on-call rotation when scheduled and attend training and evaluation with one of our senior team members. Above average attention to detail and cleanliness with conscientious approach to all the tasks assigned to you and a demonstrated defensive driving record evident in a clean Alberta drivers abstract. You must be bondable and a criminal records check must be supplied within 30 days of accepting the position.

This position may turn into full time in the near future. It is a perfect opportunity for someone exploring an alternative career or someone that is semi-retired or retired and in good physical condition. (Retired police officers, firefighters etc.) It is also an amazing opportunity for students taking the funeral director or embalming program.

Submit Cover Letter, Resume, Copy of Certifications, Drivers Abstract by e-mail to:

Platinum Emergency Services Inc.
Mr. Garner Stack, President Operations
2818 – 41 Street SW, Calgary, AB Canada, T3E 3K8

: 403-404-7837
Email: garner@ptes.ca

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.