Job Opportunities

Who We Are

Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS) is a non-profit organization founded in faith and dedicated to providing education, support and resources during life’s most difficult moments. We exert every effort to enable individuals to achieve their final wishes, and empower families to make thoroughly informed decisions.

We are devoted to earning our customers’ trust as their reliable resource for today and tomorrow-at all times guided by unique spiritual beliefs, cultural traditions and financial preferences.

Benefits

When it comes to our benefits and perks, we have everything you’d expect from a large company, like health insurance, retirement benefits and so on. Here are some of the programs you will learn more about.

  • Health Insurance
  • 403B Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time

 CFCS Position Opening Announcements


Director of Cemeteries

Catholic Management Services (CMS), a Church-owned management company, seeks to hire a local Director of Cemeteries to be responsible for managing the ministerial, administrative and financial aspects of Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, Monterey. This position will oversee, manage and evaluate the staff in all functions – sales, service, operations, grounds and administrative. The office for this position will be based in the Monterey area with travel within the diocese expected to be at least 50% of the time. The Director of Cemeteries and Funerals will report to the CMS Regional Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary face of this ministry to the community
  • Executive and Ministry Management
  • Financial Management
  • Sales & Operations Management
  • Facilities and Grounds Management
  • Staff Supervision, assisting other Diocesan departments and committees as needed and performance of special projects and tasks.

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • 5+ years of Sales Management experience and managing an organization with demonstrated experience in day-to-day operations.
  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • A practical understanding of the Roman Catholic funeral and burial liturgies and policies.
  • Must be a Roman Catholic with a strong sense of “church” who possesses a supportive and energetic attitude toward the Church, her teachings and her work.
  • Demonstrated high level of leadership, and coaching.
  • A flexible personality, strong business judgement and analytical mind
  • Pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Solid communications (oral and written) and listening skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and other general-purpose computer applications
  • An executive who is team oriented, proactive and a collaborative business partner with outstanding leadership skills

About Catholic Management Services

Catholic Management Services offers strategic planning and professional services to support the mission of our client dioceses across the nation. As a Church-owned organization, we are uniquely positioned to understand its issues and, therefore, serve its needs. Catholic Management Services incorporates best practices to deliver strategic models and shared solutions to meet the complex business needs of today’s Catholic Church. Our goal is to create a financially healthy and sustainable environment in areas ranging from funeral and cemetery operations to administration.

Please email letter of interest and resume to Viviana Pyle at vpyle@thinkhr.com.


Sales Associate (Family Service Advisor) – Calvary Cemetery, Hollister

Position Summary

Family Service Advisors serve families with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Cemetery & Funeral Advanced Planning, At-Need Cemetery, and Memorialization products and services. (Funeral as applicable) Family Service Advisors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Advisors interact with families, Family Service Directors, and other personnel/departments. This is a performance based position.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred, or 2-4 years working in a performance based sales environment having face-to-face contact with the customer

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Able to assist families with a “Family First” approach
  • Knowledge of processes, principles, and methods for selling products and services
  • Record of accomplishment in networking, developing leads, contacting referrals, setting appointments, and meeting monthly sales goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in person and on the telephone
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required

Compensation and Benefits

CFCS offers excellent compensation for motivated individuals, which includes a base salary plus commissions and incentives. Benefits include medical, dental, paid vacation and sick days, and retirement benefits.

Please email letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com


Sales Associate (Family Service Advisor) – Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Salinas

Position Summary

Family Service Advisors serve families with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Cemetery & Funeral Advanced Planning, At-Need Cemetery, and Memorialization products and services. (Funeral as applicable) Family Service Advisors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Advisors interact with families, Family Service Directors, and other personnel/departments. This is a performance based position.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred, or 2-4 years working in a performance based sales environment having face-to-face contact with the customer

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Able to assist families with a “Family First” approach
  • Knowledge of processes, principles, and methods for selling products and services
  • Record of accomplishment in networking, developing leads, contacting referrals, setting appointments, and meeting monthly sales goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in person and on the telephone
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required

Compensation and Benefits

CFCS offers excellent compensation for motivated individuals, which includes a base salary plus commissions and incentives. Benefits include medical, dental, paid vacation and sick days, and retirement benefits.

Please email letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com


Sales Associate (Family Service Advisor) – San Carlos Cemetery, Monterey

Position Summary

Family Service Advisors serve families with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Cemetery & Funeral Advanced Planning, At-Need Cemetery, and Memorialization products and services. (Funeral as applicable) Family Service Advisors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Advisors interact with families, Family Service Directors, and other personnel/departments. This is a performance based position.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred, or 2-4 years working in a performance based sales environment having face-to-face contact with the customer

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Able to assist families with a “Family First” approach
  • Knowledge of processes, principles, and methods for selling products and services
  • Record of accomplishment in networking, developing leads, contacting referrals, setting appointments, and meeting monthly sales goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in person and on the telephone
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required

Compensation and Benefits

CFCS offers excellent compensation for motivated individuals, which includes a base salary plus commissions and incentives. Benefits include medical, dental, paid vacation and sick days, and retirement benefits.

Please email letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com


Groundskeeper – San Carlos Cemetery, Monterey

The cemetery Grounds Crew member is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery grounds and buildings, along with the many facets of interment and memorialization duties. This position includes performance of landscaping and maintenance, including minor plumbing, electrical and other tasks and using a backhoe to prepare for interment services.

We provide an array of outstanding benefits, including health and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, holidays and retirement/pension plan.

U. S. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Must have experience operating a backhoe
  • Mechanical inclination and prior irrigation experience is preferred.
  • Experience operating and maintaining gas powered landscaping equipment is preferred.
  • California Driver’s license is required.
  • OSHA approved steel toed boots are required. (Employer may assist with cost.)
  • Highly desirable traits: Well-rounded self-starter, team player, good problem solving skills and ability to work without supervision
  • Employer will conduct a drug and background check.

Please send your inquiry to bclark@thinkhr.com


Outreach Manager – Part Time

Position Summary

The Outreach Manager serves as the CFCS liaison and advocate for educating families on the Order of Christian Funerals, CFCS Mission Programs, products and services, and the benefits of Advanced Planning. Outreach Managers will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Director of Cemeteries, the Outreach Manager will interact with Location Managers, Family Service Advisors, parish staff, CFCS Marketing, and other internal/external support resources.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred, and/or 1-3 years of direct experience building relationships and networking within the community
  • 1-3 years serving in parish, pastoral, or Catholic ministry position a plus

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Strong skills for building relationships and networking within the community
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Able to plan, coordinate, and conduct multiple outreach and community events
  • Experience with special event planning and coordination
  • Excellent coordination, organization, communication, and time management skills
  • Familiar with the grief process and content is a plus
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated leadership serving the faith community
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required

Please email letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com


Sales Associate (Family Service Advisor) – Part Time, Holy Cross Cemetery, Santa Cruz, CA

Position Summary

Looking for a meaningful sales job serving families? Family Service Advisors serve families with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Cemetery & Funeral Advanced Planning, At-Need Cemetery, and Memorialization products and services. Family Service Advisors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Advisors interact with families, Family Service Directors, and other personnel/departments.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred, or 2-4 years working in a performance based sales environment having face-to-face contact with the customer

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Able to assist families with a “Family First” approach
  • Knowledge of processes, principles, and methods for selling products and services
  • Record of accomplishment in networking, developing leads, contacting referrals, setting appointments, and meeting monthly sales goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in person and on the telephone
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required

Please email letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com