Service Corporation International (SCI)

  • Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

    Job Locations US-IL-Gurnee
    Associate Requisition ID
    Req.63745
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Operations
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    SCI is certified as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work Institute. In a recent survey, our associates said that their work has special meaning and is not “just a job”. We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director/Embalmer, Apprentice at Marsh Funeral Home in Gurnee, IL. 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 expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.

    Requirements & Qualifications

    • An ideal candidate has recently completed an accredited Mortuary Program
    • Desire for FT employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/Embalmer role
    • Valis driver's license and a good driving record
    • Must be able to lift 75 lbs or more
    • Basic computer skills (windows & Microsoft Office)
    • Must be able to work weekdays as well as weekends as needed
    • Bilingual in English & Spanish is a plus
    • Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams

    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.

     

    Benefits Options:

    • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
    • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
    • Vacation and sick time
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Funeral discounts, and more

    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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