Service Corporation International (SCI)

Floral Designer

US-CA-Riverside
Associate Requisition ID
Req.50047
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Operations
Type
Part-Time

Overview & Responsibilities

We currently have a part time opening for a Floral Designer at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Mortuary in Riverside, 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.

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Designs, cuts and arranges live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage at the location and for funeral services.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

70 % Floral Design

  • Confers with client regarding price and type of arrangement desired.
  • Estimates costs and prices arrangements.
  • Packs and wraps completed arrangements.
  • Plans arrangement according to client's requirements, utilizing knowledge of design and properties of materials, or selects appropriate standard design pattern.
  • Selects flora and foliage for arrangement.
  • Trims material and arranges bouquets, wreaths, terrariums, and other items using trimmers, shapers, wire, pin, floral tape, foam, and other materials.
  • Maintains design work area and flower cooler in an orderly and clean fashion.

30% Customer Service

  • Addresses client family needs promptly and accurately.
  • Works with Funeral Director or designee on any issues and resolutions
  • Creates a sense of concern and compassion.
  • Drives van or other vehicle to complete delivery
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High School or GED equivalent
  • Training in Floral Design required

Certification/License:

  • Certificate from School of Floral Design preferred, but not required
  • Valid state issued driver’s license

Experience:

  • Floral design experience is required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of floral products and design is required

  • Knowledge of the care of floral plants and flowers is a plus 
  • Basic computer, internet and word processing skills
  • Above average communication skills
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi task and set priorities
  • Detail oriented
  • Adaptable to frequently changing priorities
  • Available to work flexible work schedule based on business needs
  • Must be able to work weekdays as well as wekkends
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

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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