Funeral Director Apprentice

Job description

We are currently seeking candidates who are interested in starting a career in the funeral industry. By joining the team at Springfield Funeral Home, you will be working alongside knowledgeable mentors who will help guide you through your career. Additionally, you would be employed by a highly reputable, professional family owned organization, committed to serving Okanagan families.

Springfield Funeral Home has been proudly serving the Okanagan Valley for over 30 years. We have developed a reputation for world-class compassionate, caring service, with a warm personal touch. Our hallmark is to provide a deeply meaningful service that celebrates a person’s unique life, while also offering comfort and closure for family and friends.

Working together with the Funeral Directors, the Funeral Director Apprentice will develop the necessary knowledge and skills through on the job training. Certification through online classes is completed while being actively involved in the day-to-day funeral home activities.  Providing support to the team, the Apprentice is responsible for:

  • Assisting Funeral Directors with funeral planning and preparation
  • Greeting guests and distributing memorial cards
  • Operating the audio/video equipment
  • Driving and cleaning funeral vehicles
  • Performing general maintenance duties for the funeral home
  • Assisting with visitations, memorial and funeral services

Springfield Funeral Home is looking for caring, professional individuals who are wanting to grow and develop in their career path. We offer long-term growth and professional advancement opportunities, educational support, competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. 

Requirements

The Apprentice assists to make funerals as stress-free and comforting for the bereaved as possible. The candidate must be willing to learn, adapt, and adhere to our high standards and company policies. In order to be considered for this position, you meet the following:

  • Possess a high school diploma
  • Ability to lift 50lbs or greater without difficulty
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
  • Maintain high ethical and confidentiality standards

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply online. We thank all candidates for their interest. Please note that only those being considered for the position will be contacted.