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Kearney’s has a proud heritage of more than one hundred years of caring for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. We are an established and trusted family business that has assisted and guided countless families through some of their most difficult times. Our knowledgeable staff are here to help, whether you have suffered a loss or are looking for information and support. We’re here to help.

Funeral Director

We have an excellent opportunity for a Creative and Hard Working Licensed Funeral Director!

About Us:

Kearney Funeral Services is a local family owned business with four locations who has been serving the lower mainland with care and compassion for over 110 years. In our mission to care for the bereaved, we aim to provide the highest level of service and live the virtues of high ethical standards and responsible stewardship. We are Compassionate, Trustworthy, Responsible professionals and this at the centre of our philosophy which guides everything we do.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

If our values resonate with you, and you want to learn, grow and develop within a team that inspires, shares knowledge, and cares, then please apply!

The Opportunity:

The Funeral Director position requires a high level of compassion and a caring individuals who enjoys helping others.

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills, who enjoy working with and helping people. The ideal candidate will be very organized, have a high sense of urgency, the ability to multitask with a pleasant demeanor. Must be proficient in English both spoken and verbal (other languages an asset) and be able to perform physical requirements of the job.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:
  • Have experience in all types of Funeral related services (Arranging, coordinating of services held in Chapel, Church, Memorial, Visitation, Reception/Catered events, Burial, Cremation, Entombment, Minimum Cremation needs)
  • Excel in both written and verbal English communication (other languages an asset)
  • Be naturally empathetic
  • Be remarkably organized with the ability to manage time efficiently yet effectively
  • Be able to complete the physical demands of the job
  • Be dedicated, caring and service driven
  • Have a good demeanor and professional outlook
  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Hold themselves to a high standard of service
  • Build excellent relationships with families and within the community
  • Be a team player who leads by example, and challenges others to better fulfill their roles
  • Have a great attitude and truly loves our profession
  • Be a leader and encourage Apprentice Funeral Directors to reach their full potentials both personally and in their roles as Funeral Service Professionals
  • Not be afraid of doing other important tasks (cleaning vehicles, assisting with clerical duties as required etc)
  • Have a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekends
  • Have a Class 5 drivers license with a clean driving record

For candidates who embody these attributes, this position has the potential for further advancement within the company.

A BC Funeral Directors license is preferred, however for the right candidate, we will facilitate licensing transfer requirements.

Compensation (including bonuses and benefits) is competitive and will be tailored to match the qualification and skill of the individual applicant.

To apply, or for more information please send resumes to l.huggan@kearneyfs.com

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Funeral Attendant and Support Staff

Part-time positions are available

Who we are:

  • We are an independent, family owned and operated Funeral Home serving the greater Vancouver area since 1908.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified, dedicated, caring and service driven individuals to join our growing team of Funeral professionals.

The position:

  • Assisting funeral directors in the process of carrying out bereavement rights and disposition
  • Assisting the funeral directors in both service preparation and post service duties
  • Cleaning service vehicles
  • Driving service vehicles (including Coach, Limousine, Flower Van)
  • Transporting decedents from Funeral Home to Services then onto cemetery or crematorium
  • Assisting with transfers from hospitals/care homes/residences
  • Assisting with other duties as required

An eligible candidate will:

  • Have good demeanor and professional outlook
  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Hold themselves to a high standard of service
  • Be empathetic and compassionate
  • Be someone who likes to help others
  • Have a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekends
  • Will be physically capable of standing for long period
  • Be able to comfortably lift 50-75 lbs
  • Have a Class 5 drivers license with a good driving record
  • Be able to provide their own black suit

To apply, or for more information please send resumes to carecentre@kearneyfs.com

Respectfully, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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