To set and maintain the highest level of competence, ethics and educational standard for funeral service professionals.


Job Postings

April 30, 2019

Looking for a Motivated and Enthusiastic Funeral Director/Embalmer or Funeral Director

Park Memorial is a family owned and operated full-service funeral home in Edmonton, with four rural Alberta locations. We are a 9-year winner of the Consumers’ Choice Award for Business Excellence and have almost 80 years of experience serving families of all faiths and backgrounds. Our very busy and growing funeral home is looking for full-time Funeral Director to join our team.

You have the ability to arrange personalized, unique and meaningful funeral services as well as traditional religious and cultural-based services. You work well in a team environment and will look for areas to shine while encouraging others to succeed. You are a forward thinker committed to serving families with compassion and sincerity. You can multi-task, have strong time management and organization skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You try to exceed the needs of the families you serve and contribute positively to the business.

We offer a competitive salary, paid overtime, yearly salary increases, bonuses, a deferred profit sharing program, health benefits (including 100% prescription coverage; basic dental; services such as chiro, massage, physio and others) and additional flexibilities that come from working within a family business. Experience and having an embalming license is considered an asset, but not a necessity. Newly licensed applicants will also be considered.

Please send a cover letter along with your resume to Park Memorial, c/o Weronika Hayes, 9709 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5G OB2 or email.

Job Type: Full-time


Full-time Funeral Director and Embalmer

November 09, 2018

Job Posting

Responsibilities: The Funeral Director is responsible for arranging and directing meaningful funerals by presenting creative and personalized options, creating an outstanding level of client family service and satisfaction. The successful candidate is a self-starter, works independently and effectively as part of a team and has exceptional communication and customer service skills. The Funeral Director will actively participate in the continued growth of the local market for this funeral home.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • All tasks associated with Funeral Directing and Embalming including, but not limited to arranging, directing and coordinating funeral services, visitation coverage and embalming. The successful candidate must:
  • Be willing to relocate to or reside at a location amenable to management and maintain active involvement within the community and remain committed to building and establishing effective relationships and rapport.
  • Meet and surpass the needs and expectations of the families we serve.
  • Be willing to work in multiple locations
  • Be willing to work on a scheduled basis with on-call requirements
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience: • Graduate of a recognized funeral service education program and holds a valid Alberta Funeral Directors, and Embalmers License • Effective time management and organizational skills • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal • Ability to positively contribute to the team by communicating effectively and professionally with all team members, and client families

How to apply: Qualified candidates are asked to email your resumé and a cover letter in confidence to Alexander Van Geest at



Heritage Funeral Services and Calgary Crematorium is a family run Funeral Home and crematorium serving families from our two locations that offer everything from full traditional funerals to immediate cremations serving a wide variety of cultures and religions. 

We are searching for a Licensed Funeral Director with an interest in management opportunities to work with our outstanding staff of licensed funeral directors students, funeral attendants and support staff.   

Licensed Funeral Director with a depth of funeral experience, passion for helping others, computer experience, organizational skills, and someone that embraces change and has a desire for continuous learning.  Candidates will possess a polished professional appearance, excellent communication skills, be comfortable with the public and a passion for growing and developing coworkers.

Heritage Funeral Services does have an above average Manager salary with additional benefits.  Funeral Directors and Managers at Heritage are able to take advantage of a depth of support staff to allow Funeral Directors to focus on serving families. 

 Dedicated support staff includes:

  • Embalmers
  • 24 hour Transfer personnel
  • 24 hour Call Center
  • Web Site designers and developers
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • Snow Removal
  • Gardeners
  • Graphic Designers
  • Computer Technical Support

 In addition Heritage offers; 

  • Managers receive a Lincoln MKX to drive personally and for work which includes insurance, gas, repairs, and washed daily 
  • Managers receive an extra week of holidays 
  • Two new suits (dry-cleaning included)
  • Dress Shirts (cleaned and pressed daily)
  • Winter overcoat
  • Dress Shoes
  • RSP plan with additional loyalty deposits
  • Employer matched saving plan
  • Quarterly BONUS program
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Exceptional Benefits (including a drug card, eye, dental, prescription, travel insurance, and disability/life insurance)
  • Onsite Parking
  • Personal development education compensation

Qualifications / Requirements:   

Funeral Directors with more than 5 years’ experience with a interest in management and a desire for continues learning will be considered  


To learn more about this opportunity please send an email in confidence directly to 

Please note: Successful candidate will be required to provide a driver’s abstract with a valid class 5 drivers’ license with less than 5 demerits and a security clearance letter.



Pre Planning Funeral Directors – Red Deer and Eventide Funeral Home, Red Deer, Alberta


The Pre Planning Funeral Director is responsible for promoting and providing funeral planning by contacting and meeting clients to pre-arrange their funerals and discuss pre arranging cemetery products and services in the community.    

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Working various lead sources, contacting and visiting client families to assess pre-arrangement needs.
  • Communicating the Company’s Pre Need Funeral planning program.
  • Generating lead sources by following-up on all referrals, walk-ins and mail drops, working with at-need families to promote the after-care program.
  • Presenting to community organizations, arranging and hosting seminars and mall shows, notifying agencies and special groups about the pre-need funeral program and reviewing all files.
  • Establishing and organizing programs and seminars at the funeral home, with guest speakers and arranges co-sponsors of the seminars and programs.
  • Ensuring all contracts are accurately completed, required signatures are obtained, copies are forwarded to appropriate parties and that files are maintained.
  • Participating in funeral home and cemetery staff and management meetings, communicates regularly with all funeral home and cemetery staff to obtain and provide information on the families served or new lead sources.


The successful candidate must have the following:

  • Licensed Funeral Director or have an Alberta Pre-Need Sales license an asset.
  • 1-2 years previous experience working in the funeral services industry.
  • Willing to demonstrate active community involvement and establish a positive profile of the Funeral Home within the community.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.

In addition, a valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Michael Montanaro, Manager, Pre-Planning at


Licensed Funeral Director

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes is an independent, progressive funeral home with nine locations in and around Calgary; recently we opened the doors to a new location in South Calgary!   We are searching for another Licensed Funeral Director to assist us with the families that we are honoured to serve.  

Customer Service Excellence

With over 100 dedicated staff, Funeral Directors average being on-call one night every two weeks and work limited evenings.  McInnis & Holloway offers work suits, dry-cleaning, great benefits, bonus program, RSP plan, and a work life balance with our in-house 24 hour Central Reception & Transfer staff.  We are looking to hire people that excel in customer service, so if you know someone who is World class at:


  • Attending to the smallest of details
  • Possessing the ability to make all those around them feel comfortable
  • Always striving to go above and beyond
  • Doing something you might find relevant to what we do


Ask them to send a short introduction and their resume to We are always looking for incredibly talented people, who can strengthen our team and are extraordinary at what they do.






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