Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining the Funeral Profession. From time to time a variety of positions become available these include:

Funeral Directors (experienced)
Crematorium duties.
Administration with multimedia skills.
Assistant /Trainee Funeral Director
Mortuary  Technician
Embalmer trained or trainee
Transfer Driver with exceptional communication skills verbal and written.

All applicants  will need  to  be able to  demonstrate  their  skills in their application and interview.
More information about careers working in the funeral industry can be found on the AFDA website.

‘Expressions of Interest’ only at this time for  

Position: Funeral Director (Full time)

Taylor & Forgie; with a team of Funeral Directors, are seeking a mature-minded person with a ‘can-do’ attitude to join a very well established family owned funeral company.

To Apply:
A hand written covering letter with resume posted to PO Box 711 GAWLER SA 5118. Applications will not be accepted via email or if the cover letter is not hand written.

Role Description:

The position requires you to have

*Proven sensibility to distressed people , their values and beliefs.
*Experience in a Service Customer driven position with multi tasking.
*Proven ability to implement time structures and follow through skills.
*Interpersonal skills to assist in a team environment.
*The position can be physically demanding and a Drivers licence is required
*An on call 24/7 roster system applies.

FUNERAL DIRECTOR DUTIES
To arrange and conduct funerals.
To have a sound knowledge of Churches,Ministers and cemeteries .
To interview next of kin to ascertain their requirements as to the Funeral arrangements of the deceased person.
To carry out their instructions and ensure all their needs are met before, at and after the funeral.
To have expertise in the function and setting up of graveside equipment and placement of vehicles for smooth flow.
Operation of Cremator if required.
Transfer of deceased people from the place of death, eg, ,home, hospital, accident scene.
To carry out approximately 18 weeks after hours on call per annum.
To attend to the deceased person for basic mortuary care.

GENERAL DUTIES:
To carry out maintenance tasks as required.
General Clerical duties and moderate computer skills required.

Remuneration:
Based on Funeral Directors Award.
However a salary will be paid to acknowledge the experience and skills the applicant brings to the position.

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