Jobs at Bethel

Full Time Funeral Director

Deliver professional funeral services to families and the local community while actively contributing to a friendly and positive working environment….

Do you have a passion for assisting people at their time of need by helping create a memorable event to celebrate the loss of a loved one?

We are looking to grow our great team by engaging a F/T Funeral Director at Bethel Funerals Mitcham (Victoria). We are a growing and unique Christian, not-for-profit Funeral Company with operations across Melbourne.

We serve grieving families and their friends through arranging meaningful funeral services. This is an important role that is diverse, challenging and rewarding.

As a not-for-profit company we donate funds to support mission, humanitarian and local causes.

What’s needed?

You will arrange and deliver professional funeral services to families and the local community while actively contributing to a friendly and positive working environment through a commitment to excellence, professional customer service and a ‘can do’ attitude. With an eye for detail and a commitment to Bethel Funerals’ values and quality standards you will support and guide each family through planning a meaningful funeral for their loved one. The ability to remain calm and professional while managing a diverse caseload is a must.

Funeral Arranging & Conducting

  • Full event management from meeting with the family through to a meaningful funeral service for their loved one.
  • Liaising with family, suppliers, clergy or celebrants to ensure everything is arranged prior to the funeral.
  • Receiving and testing multimedia items for family services.
  • Oversight of Funeral Service event management on the day.
  • Ensuring the family’s wishes are fully carried out.
  • Carefully collecting and entering data from families as they pertain to funeral arrangements across a variety of systems, including: Microsoft Office, Slack, Dropbox, Email, Custom CMS.

To be successful in this position, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be an outgoing, sensible, good-natured person with a high level of fitness and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Participation in after-hours and weekend on-call roster.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to relate well with Pastors, Chaplains, other Church leaders and Celebrants across all Christian traditions.
  • Ability to work professionally, showing respect to the public across a wide variety of cultures.
  • Ability to work under pressure while at the same time, being warm and approachable.
  • Maturity and aptitude to treat the deceased with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Being comfortable in dealing with deceased persons and being around a mortuary environment.
  • Prior funeral industry experience would be advantageous.
  • Computer literacy with the ability to up-skill in new software and systems.
  • Excellent personal presentation, being well groomed and exhibiting pride in the company you represent.
  • Hold a current and unrestricted full driver’s licence.

As part of our hiring process successful 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. This industry requires that all employees be fully vaccinated.

Applications close COB Monday 25 July 2022.

Please send your CV and a customised cover letter to careers@bethelfunerals.com.au

About Bethel
Bethel Funerals is a growing and unique Christian, not-for-profit Funeral Company with operations across Melbourne. We serve grieving families and their friends through meaningful funeral services. As a not-for-profit company we donate funds to support mission, humanitarian and local causes.