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


Job Postings

Elegant Tributes Funeral Home, Calgary,                                                                                                          Posted April 7/17

We currently have a full or part time opening for a Funeral Director in Calgary, AB.

The Funeral Director is responsible for the complete experience that we provide to our families.  You will provide customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and internment.   You will work with our Memorial Specialist to create a funeral service that reflects the wishes of the family.


  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner
  • Complete all paperwork associated with a funeral including contract, permits, vital statistics, etc.
  • Active  involvement with community, religious and other organizations
  • Performs on-call responsibilities including:
    • Taking first calls
    • Talking with families
    • Answering questions
    • Providing initial details
  • Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
  • Provides aftercare to the family
  • May assist with general office duties


  • High School diploma or general equivalency degree (or diploma).
  • Completion of a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral science.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Funeral Director


  • Must meet all licensing requirement in province as required by law as prescribed by each regulatory board.
  • Valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs.
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi task and set priorities
  • Detail oriented




Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, Medicine Hat, Alberta                                                                                                  Posted Sept 23/16

Due to continuous growth, a unique opportunity exists for a Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer to join Cook Southland Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.  Cook Southland Funeral Chapel is a locally owned, independent funeral home with the honour of servicing 200+ families annually.

Those interested must present themselves exceptionally well in professional appearance and conduct. Newly licensed individuals or current apprenticing students will also be considered and are more than welcome to apply.

The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

Minimum 1 - 3 years experience as a funeral director/embalmer

Valid AB Driver’s License

Valid Funeral Director/Embalmer’s License

Knowledge of computers and technology

Flexible and be able to work independently

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

Incentives include:  

Competitive Hourly wage/salary  (Alberta Labour Laws apply)

Professional Funeral Suit

Cell phone allowance

Fuel allowance

Benefits (after 3 months)

City of Medicine Hat offers a lower cost of living with all amenities and is a fantastic city to raise a family.


If you feel you would be an asset to our firm, I would be happy to hear from you.  Please submit your resume and short introduction to:  

Subject: Employment Opportunity

Attention: Rod Krushel


Or mail:

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel

Attn: Rod Krushel

901 – 13 Street SW

Medicine Hat, Alberta

T1A 4V4


Seeking a licensed embalmer/director for a Northern Alberta Funeral Home.  This community offers a wide range of recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, boating, biking and sledding.

We are a family owned and operated business seeking motivated, hardworking licensed individual that is proficient on the computer, clean driving record, clean criminal record, must be able to drive all forms of motor vehicles. Must be able to interact with all ethnic and religious communities.  Strong organizational skills,must be able to work alone as well as be a team player.

Mission View Funeral Chapel

Please submit your resume and references to



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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