Employment Ad One

Qualified Embalmer - AIE_NZEA (2)

Do you want to work in the best mortuary facility in Australia?

Are you committed to the highest standards of mortuary work?

Are you a qualified Embalmer with the right to work and live in Australia?

Bowra & O’Dea Pty Ltd is WA’s premier family owned and operated funeral directors; its divisions include Bowra & O’Dea, Leanne O’Dea Funeral Directors (the female funeral division) and Pre-Paid Funerals. The O’Dea family and their staff have been committed to providing outstanding service to their clients since 1888.

We have a rare opportunity for a qualified, full-time Embalmer, eligible for accreditation by the AIE, to join the Mortuary team in Perth, Western Australia; undertaking approximately 2,000 embalmings per year.

The successful applicant must have the right to work and live in Australia, experience working with a team of qualified embalmers, undertaking all aspects of mortuary work whilst understanding the valuable role the Mortuary plays in a funeral home.  A high standard of embalming practice is essential, together with attention to detail and the possession/retention of emotional and physical fitness to perform the duties of the position.

The characteristics of the successful applicant will be non-judgemental, leading by example aligned to the professionalism, philosophies and values of the Company, and remain calm and methodical with a positive and flexible work ethic including when working under pressure.

A Duty Statement, Selection Criteria and Position Requirements can be found in the Employment Opportunities section on our website www.bowraodea.com.au.
Appli...
must contain a covering letter stating why you believe you are suitable for the position, Curriculum Vitae inclusive of dates (month and year) and level of workload in your employment history, and a demonstrable response to each item of the Selection Criteria. 

As part of the recruitment process you will be requested to provide proof of your credentials including Statement of Attainment. Your application is to be sent by email to employment@bowraodea.com.au

Employment Ad Two

Bowra & O'Dea Pty Ltd is WA’s premier family owned and operated funeral directors; its divisions include Bowra & O’Dea, Leanne O’Dea Funeral Directors (the female funeral division) and Pre-Paid Funerals.  The O’Dea family and their staff have been committed to providing outstanding service to their clients since 1888.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a full-time Mortuary Preparation Assistant to join our Mortuary team. The role has the potential to progress to a Trainee Embalmer position if the successful person can demonstrate the following in their performance:

  1. 1. commitment and care in the quality of their work (to the standards sought by Bowra & O’Dea);
  2. 2. follow Mortuary procedures;
  3. 3. follow all Company policies and procedures; and
  4. 4. possess the aptitude, passion and qualities (includes skill and communication style) considered necessary to be a Trainee Embalmer and Qualified Embalmer in the future.

The Mortuary Preparation Assistant role includes: preparation of deceased in readiness for viewings and funerals; assisting with the trimming/preparation of coffins as required; administrative tasks (eg record keeping and release of deceased); and may be required to assist families with the dressing of the deceased.

The successful applicant must have the right to work and live in Australia, be committed to maintaining a high standard of mortuary hygiene and cleanliness, have knowledge and experience of Infectious Disease Control requirements and be willing to acknowledge and accommodate the practices of all religions and cultures.

It is also a requirement to be physically fit and possess a valid WA driver’s licence that is not of provisional status, with excellent driving record.

 For full details on the position and instructions on how to apply please go to https://bowraodea.com.au/about/employment-opportunities/.