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McKenna Funeral Home established in 2008 is a Northern owned and operated business proudly serving the Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut.

We are a full-service funeral home and crematorium with an exemplary professional reputation.

McKenna Funeral Home currently employs (3) full time Funeral Directors/Embalmers in Yellowknife and (1) Funeral Director/Embalmer in Hay River.

We are currently seeking a Manager Funeral Director.

The candidate will provide leadership to the staff by managing ongoing cases, consultations and final decisions based on families’ need.

Consult on professional business decisions with owner.

Provide professional customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation, and interments.

Be available for on call services with the funeral home staff

Be trained to operate the crematorium

Ensure confidentiality and privacy for all clients and business-related records


Funeral Director/Embalmer certificate (equivalency reviewed on interview)

High level of compassion and integrity to uphold the company values of customer service

Self-motivated, organized, and forward thinking

Willing to learn and the ability to put forward new ideas

Must Provide:

Driver’s License (Must provide an abstract)/ R.C.M.P. clearance (completed every 6 months/1year)

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Must work independently

Willing to take on tasks when required.

Up to date immunizations to access preparation room

We offer competitive wages and benefits, and bonus will be discussed on successful interviewed candidate. Reference on request.

Call 867-446-0411 or email director@mckennafuneral.com

We are currently seeking an Assistant Funeral Director

McKenna Funeral Home is seeking a vibrant, empathetic, compassionate hard working individual to join our team.

The position is full time. The duties vary from assisting with documentation, special projects, transfers and assisting the Funeral Director with visitations.

The environment can be fast paced, demanding physically and knowledge of computers is essential. Must have a clean driving record, hold a valid driver’s license. Must provide a Criminal Records Check from your local RCMP.

Please consider this as an opportunity of a lifetime.

Call 867-446-0411 or email director@mckennafuneral.com

McKenna Funeral Home, Yellowknife, NT 867-446-0411 or toll free 1-855-446-0411 
Hay River Funeral Services, Hay River, NT, 867-875-0411