CAREERS

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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.

Licensed Funeral Director

Vancouver

Full Time position available at our Vancouver Location.

Who we are:

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

What we are looking for:

  • Licensed Funeral Director

The eligible candidate will:

  • 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 with cover letter to:

Athena Theodorakakis, Operations Manager  
athena.t@kearneyfs.com 

Respectfully, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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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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Kearney Funeral Services Location Manager

New Westminster

Location Manager - We are an independently owned and operated firm that has been serving the Greater Vancouver area since 1908. Since we were established, our philosophy and mission have been driven by care and compassion for the bereaved, which is at the core of everything we do. We are looking for a caring and compassionate Funeral Director who has a fundamental desire to help others and make a positive impact in their community. We are looking for a funeral director who believes that what we do makes a difference in people’s lives and who wants to join us in our mission of caring for the bereaved through meaningful service.

This person must be a team player who leads by example and challenges others to better fulfill their roles. someone who comes to work with a great attitude and inspires others to do the same. This person must also be capable of working with, instructing and encouraging Apprentice Funeral Directors to reach their full potentials personally and in their roles as Funeral Service Professionals. This position requires leadership capabilities and a good set of Funeral Director experiences and skills. For candidates who embody these attributes, this position has the potential for further advancement within the company.

The Eligible Candidate will:

  • Have held a Funeral Directors License for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Have experience in Management or possess an excellent leadership track record.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Build, work in and develop a cohesive team both within a specific location and companywide.
  • Possess an excellent work ethic, ensuring goals and deadlines are met and standards are kept high.
  • Always act with honesty and integrity, indifferent of situation or position.
  • Have an exceptional ability to work with and develop team members; including coaching, constructive feedback and reviews.
  • Be passionate about Funeral Service and providing high quality service for the families we serve and can convey this passion to the team and across the company.
  • Have the ability to encourage people to believe in culture and align with our mission and values.

Job Description

  • Leading a team of dedicated funeral professionals.
  • Running and planning, staff meetings; training and development meetings; daily check-ins as well as daily and weekly scheduling and staff allocation.
  • Overseeing all Operations of the Location to ensure the highest level of standards with respect to service delivery, building upkeep and maintenance (including capital expenditures) and overall efficiency of operation.
  • Community relationship building with Churches, members of the bereavement and health care community, industry stake holders and suppliers and all others who share our mission of care and compassion for the bereaved.
  • Actively monitoring and strategizing with respect to the financial performance of the location including market share growth, revenue and receivables.
  • Ensuring Kearney's Mission, Vision and Core Values are upheld.
  • Meeting families to arrange funerals, attending services and acting in the capacity of a Funeral Director when required.

We are a growing company, with a motivated and energetic leadership team dedicated to service of the bereaved, community support and advocacy for the vulnerable. If you possess a passion for these values as well as the above skills, we would love to meet you to see if you are a good fit for our team.

BC license is preferable, but for the right candidate we are willing to facilitate licensing transfer.

Compensation including bonuses and benefits is competitive and will be tailored to match the qualification and skill of the individual applicant. For further information or to apply please contact Ryan Crean at ryan.crean@kearneyfs.com 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Vancouver

    Olympic Village
    450 West 2nd Avenue  
    Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1E2  
    Phone: 604.670.7710  
    Fax: 604.736.2668

  • Burnaby

    4715 Hastings Street
    Burnaby BC, V5C 2K8
    Phone: 604.449.9556
    Fax: 604.522.1787

  • New Westminster

    Columbia-Bowell Chapel
    219 6th Street
    New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A3
    Phone: 604.305.1860
    Fax: 604.522.1787

  • South Surrey / Cloverdale

    17667 57th Avenue
    Cloverdale BC, V3S 1H1
    Phone: 604.466.7275
    Fax: 604.522.1787

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