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Careers at the BAO


Working at the BAO

The BAO has a small and growing dynamic work environment where quality work/life balance is valued.

A career at the BAO is a challenging, satisfying and rewarding experience. We have a collegial team of employees who welcome new people and new ideas with enthusiasm and warmth. Our employees enjoy attractive compensation and benefit plans, education and professional development, advancement possibilities, and the opportunity to contribute collectively to the regulation of the bereavement industry and the protection of the Ontario consumer.

The BAO also offers a casual work environment and flexible work hours. The BAO is an equal opportunity employer and committed to fostering an accessible and inclusive environment for employees and licensees.

The BAO welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require any accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let our HR department know and we will work with you to meet your needs. 


Current Openings

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) is a not-for-profit corporation that was incorporated in Ontario on July 24, 2014. The BAO’s first year of operations was in 2016 following the merger between the Board of Funeral Services and the Cemeteries Regulations Unit. Since then, the organization has focused on establishing itself as a new, merged…

Licensing Officer

Toronto (Hybrid)
The Licensing Officer will lead the delivery and coordination of funeral establishment, transfer service, cemetery, crematorium and alternative disposition operator licensing applications and other licensing activities for the BAO. This role will work alongside the members of the Licensing team and report directly to the Manager, Licensing and Education. This role is a 12-month contract…