Service Corporation International (SCI)

Funeral Services Assistant

US-CA-Merced
Associate Requisition ID
Req.49551
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Operations
Type
Part-Time

Overview & Responsibilities

We currently have a part time opening for a Funeral Services Assistant at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home in Merced, CA. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.

 

This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. The Funeral Attendant will set-up and assist with viewings, funeral services, memorial services, etc.  This person will also help with removals.  They will be responsible for the care, removal and transport of human remains in accordance with all state, local and company policies and procedures.

  • Performs a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensures that services run smoothly as planned
  • Directs calls to appropriate team members
  • Greets and receives client families and/or other persons entering the office for information and assistance
  • Maintains a friendly attitude while offering assistance and guidance to all persons entering the location
  • Assists passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience given to the handicapped and elderly
  • Assists the Funeral Director in the movement of the casketed deceased and other related paraphernalia in and out of the visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service
  • Drives the hearse, family limousine or other vehicle in the funeral cortege and/or other funeral related activities
  • Performs removals of deceased from hospital, nursing home or residence to transport to Personal Care Center, mortuary or funeral home.

  • May perform removals from prep rooms or embalming facilities as well.

  • Maintains and ensures removal vehicle is clean inside and out and is properly maintained.

  • Maintains adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment in removal vehicles

  • Performs duties with strict adherence to Edification Policies and Procedures

Requirements & Qualifications

Applicants must have a flexible schedule, professional appearance, good attitude, and be a team player. The candidate must share in the idea of growing market and maintaining a premier level of customer satisfaction.

 

  • High School or GED equivalent
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Ability to follow instructions given over the phone or in person

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others

  • Ability to work with kindness and compassion for the deceased and their families

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations

  • Ability to lift 75lbs+

  • Professional attire required

  • Must be able to work on-call, including evenings and weekends

  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

 

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

 

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

 

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.

 

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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