Funeral Assistant

    April 21,2021
    Permanent – full-time
    Closing: May 14,2021
    Otago / Clutha
    Not specified

    An opportunity has arisen in a well-established funeral home in the South Otago area. Leishman Funeral Services provides after care for the people in South Otago. We are looking for a fit, energetic person to compliment our team here in Balclutha.

    Duties include:

    • Assisting at funeral services, ushering, video recording, live streaming.
    • Transportation, uplifts, and hearse driving.
    • Daily cleaning procedures of our funeral home.
    • Maintenance and gardening
    • Leishman Funerals also operate an engraving service, which includes sourcing trophies and changing watch batteries. On site training for upskilling to engrave will be available.
    • Computer skills, with experience in Adobe products, such as InDesign, Photoshop would be desirable.

    The successful applicant would be required to be on-call and rostered to work weekends if required in the future.

    You will need to hold a full driver’s licence and pass a police check.

    If you think you have what it takes to work in the funeral industry, please apply with a letter of application and your resume in writing to Stan Leishman
    PO Box 171
    Balclutha 9240 or email us on

    Applications will close at 5pm on Friday, May 14, 2021.