Hastings District Funeral & Cremation Service was established in 1930 and is still proudly Australian owned & operated. Our experienced team are proud of being the only Funeral Directors in the Port Macquarie & Hastings area to provide the most up-to-date and modern fleet of hearses and vehicles. We are also the only Funeral Directors in the Port Macquarie & Hastings area to offer our own 60 seat chapel, reception lounge and crematorium.
We are currently seeking a Funeral Director Assistant to join our Hastings District Funerals team in Port Macquarie on a casual basis.
As a Funeral Director’s Assistant, your days will involve a variety of functions anywhere from cleaning and driving of hearse and funeral vehicles, general assistance during funeral ceremonies to transferring of the deceased and encoffin and presenting of the deceased. The most important part of your role will be providing support and excellent customer service to our client families and attendees at the funeral ceremony.
The successful candidates must:
Be at ease working within a funeral, cemetery and crematoria environment
Demonstrate an inherit belief in Customer Service. This is our number one priority and candidates must be willing to service the needs of our families
Sensitivity, along with a comfort to circumstances involving grieving people, and their values and beliefs.
An ability to be customer focused, and to communicate and respond effectively to all levels of the public.
Have strong attention to detail and the ability to follow direction
Have the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative as well as carry out duties in a safe manner and in accordance with Manual Handling, WHS/OHS guidelines
Excellent personal presentation and pride in themselves and the brand you represent
Unrestricted Driver’s License is essential
Have the ability to participate on an after-hours and weekend roster
Hastings District Funeral & Cremation Service is part of InvoCare, an Australian owned company and industry leader that owns and operates funeral homes, cemeteries and crematoria across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. InvoCare has national funeral brands such as White Lady Funerals and Simplicity Funerals, as well as local funeral brands, such as Hastings District Funeral & Cremation Service.
The safety of our staff and client families is of utmost importance, as we navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. It is therefore an essential requirement that candidates be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated prior to commencing employment with us.
If you feel you can give back to your community and be of service to its members in their time of loss, please apply now!
*As part of our recruitment process applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and medical/physical assessment to ensure fitness to complete the inherent requirements of the position. Please note that applicants with a criminal record are not automatically barred from applying for this position and each application will be considered on its merits