Position Summary: Take directions from the Funeral Service Director to provide excellent service to grieving families on the day of the funeral service; assist with funeral services, escort processions to gravesites, assist during visitation hours, assist at Reception Center, drive limousines, and assist with the general public and client families in a professional, courteous, and compassionate manner. Direct graveside services and mortuary chapel services as needed. Help the family to establish positive memories by helping to ensure a compassionate and caring funeral service.
Essential Job Functions:
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
As an Individual Contributor, incumbent is expected to meet the Key Competency requirements of Open Communication, Building Relationships, Personal Leadership, Commitment to Quality, Business Focus, and Customer Focus. Meeting the behavior standards in each Competency links directly to the annual Performance Review.
Experience and Education:
Previous customer service experience with stable employment history
High School Diploma or GED
CA Drivers’ License and good driving record
Ability to read maps and follow directions
Safely drive Company vehicles
Excellent interpersonal relations skills
Problem solving skills
Self-motivated and flexible
Warmth, compassion, empathy
Diplomacy under pressure
Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and differentiate level of importance
High level of communication and listening skill
Cultural sensitivity to the diverse community that Rose Hills serves
Ability to work positively with other people
Ability to accept instructions from co-workers
Basic PC skill with MSWord and Outlook
Work mostly indoors and occasionally outdoors up to 30 hours per week (part-time) in all weather conditions coordinating and conducting funeral services for grieving families. The atmosphere can be heavy with grief and sad emotions. Incumbent must be able to work effectively in this atmosphere by not letting it affect his/her ability to provide the level of professional service that families expect. Must be able to remain positive, calm, and composed during stressful situations; and present a professional appearance at all times. Must work daily with interruptions and changing schedules; be able to work a flexible schedule, depending on business needs; work in two- to four-hour blocks of time; work occasional evenings and/or weekends and holidays.
Must be able to pass a lift test with the ability to frequently lift a minimum of 50lbs and occasionally lift 100+ lbs. Work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions; handle emotional situations with professionalism; be able to lift, pull, push up to approximately 75# (caskets, human remains); must be able to work with and around human remains.
Equipment / Machines Operated
PC with MSOffice software and printer
Caskets on rollers
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