Are you looking for a change in career direction?

We are searching for someone to join our dedicated, hard working team.  This is a full time employment opportunity for a mature and well presented person. You will learn all aspects of the funeral service including meeting with families to make arrangements for funeral services, liaising with others to confirm arrangements, attending services and all aspects of the funeral process. Rostered after hours and weekend work is required. You must have good eye for detail as well as being sensitive to client’s grief, personal beliefs, traditions, rituals and specific needs. You will have the ability to organise an event at short notice.

This position is physically demanding.

Funeral experience is not necessary, we will train the right person.

Call Darren Eddy on 6040 5066 for more information or email jobs@lesterandson.com.au.

 

Essential skills and attributes:

Maturity.

Excellent presentation and grooming.

Ability to talk to people, some of whom may be distressed.

Experience working in a service industry.

Listening skills.

Tact and sympathy.

Ability to work with attention to detail.

Flexibility to work according to the demands of the business including extra hours as required.

Availability for the on call roster which will include overnight and weekend call outs.

Willingness to take responsibility.

Ability to work under pressure.

Willingness to work as part of our team.

Good physical fitness – some manual handling is required.

Current driver’s licence.

Proficiency in MS office programmes.

 

Outline of Duties

Funeral Director:

Meet with families to make arrangements for funeral services.

Liaise with cemetery/ministers/celebrant/musicians to confirm arrangements.

Maintain the high, professional standards of our company.

 

Funeral Conductor:

Take charge of funeral on the day.

Instruct staff.  Take full responsibility to ensure service runs smoothly.

 

Funeral Attendant:

Attend funeral services.

Set up and pack away equipment, usher, hand out service sheets, take flowers/cards etc.

Transfer of deceased from place of death to funeral home.

Trimming of coffins.

 

Assist with mortuary preparation

 

Salary Range $54,000 – $62,000