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Funeral Assistant & Maintenance

Funeral Assistant & Maintenance

Full Time Position

About The Role

The role of a Funeral Assistant is a hands on position, helping to maintain the facilities we are proud of as well as providing support to your colleagues and care to our families, ensuring they are able to celebrate their loved ones life in their own special way.


  • Basic maintenance of our facilities
  • Driving of company cars including hearses and Transfer Vehicles
  • Transferring of deceased to our mortuary
  • Ensuring all documentation is completed
  • Ensuring protocols are carried out as directed by nursing home, forensics, hospitals etc
  • Ensuring safe work practices are adhered to
  • Preparation of coffins according to the documentation provided
  • Assisting with funerals and taking direction from the arranger
  • Completing all internal and external documentation as required by management
  • Preparation of deceased
  • Assist with viewings when required
  • Ordering of coffins and mortuary requirements
  • Cleanliness of mortuary facilities
  • Basic admin tasks
  • Participation with the on-call weekend roster and potentially weekday on call roster.


  • Basic maintenance skills
  • Caring and empathetic nature
  • Physically fit
  • Mature and well presented
  • Eye For Detail
  • Basic IT skills
  • Self Starter with great time management skills
  • Team Player with great interpersonal skills
  • Clear and direct communication skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Understanding of WHS Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to meet and communicate with grieving families
  • Handyman/Carpentry skills are desirable, but not necessary

Please personally deliver your resume and cover letter and to have a quick chat with us about the role explaining why you are suitable for this role on: Tuesday, 6th July 2021 between 5pm – 6pm at our Mayfield West Chapel, 7 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield West

“The care, thoughtfulness, respect and non-judgemental approach to our grief, financial hardship and inexperience during such a difficult time, you showed us, was insurmountable.” – Phillipa
“It is nice to know people are thinking of you and understand the grief you are feeling. It was so important to have caring and professional people, every step of the way.”– Janine
“Way above expectations. Our daughter was spoken of and treated with the utmost dignity, as well as our family being treated with care and understanding. Thank you” – Julie
“The service was perfect. The staff went above and beyond to help and were genuinely caring”
– Kirsty
“My wife and I were so impressed by all the help we received, the personal touches and all of the staff” – Ken
“The service sheets and photo tribute were both absolutely amazing, far beyond what I considered to be the norm.” – Janette
“We appreciated greatly the kindness and thoughtfulness of your staff. Your facilities are lovely and having your function centre across the road was wonderful” – Robyn