General Funeral/Crematorium Assistant

General Funeral/Crematorium Assistant

The role of General Funeral/Crematorium Assistant allows you to work with a passionate and multi-skilled team of professionals that embrace the funeral service industry.

Although no previous industry experience is needed, the role requires an individual that can demonstrate they are self-directed and able to coordinate a variety of tasks and stakeholders to deliver superior service for our families and support other team members.

Your contribution to the team:

  • Provide daily assistance and support in our Crematorium.
  • Preparation of coffins/caskets, e.g., trimming of linings, name plates and final finishes. Assistance with ordering and stock requirements may be required.
  • Providing a transfer service for the deceased, from home, aged care, or hospital, through to our care.
  • Assist in maintaining first class presentation of the Burstows vehicle fleet.
  • Funeral assistance, providing support to our Senior Funeral Arrangement Consultants (Funeral Directors) and assisting the before, during and after the funeral service as required.
  • Provide assistance and back up support with gardening, cleaning, and other general maintenance duties.
  • Ensure the professionalism and high-quality standard that Burstows takes pride in delivering to our families and communities.
  • Setting up for the funeral service both within our facility, as well as external churches, gravesides, and chapels i.e., lowering device, matting, chairs, and shades.
  • Be aware of and strictly adhere to Workplace Health and Safety Training in all areas of work.
  • Complete other general maintenance tasks as required, in Toowoomba and our branch locations.

You must have:

  • An unrestricted C Class driving licence.
  • Impeccable verbal and personal presentation.
  • Excellent attention to detail .
  • General IT/computer understanding.
  • Be physically fit to pass a pre-employment medical.
  • Police check is also required for this role.

What's on offer?

  • Work with a fantastic team within a professional and exceptionally presented facility.
  • Uniform provided.
  • Superannuation salary sacrifice is available.

This is a smoke free workplace.

If this sounds like the role for you, we look very forward to hearing from you.

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