Funeral Services Assistant

Service Corporation International - Port Alberni, BC (24 days ago)

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Reporting to a Location Manager this position is responsible for assisting with funeral home and cremation related duties. Duties include preparing for services and memorials, providing information on funerals, cremations and other related topics and preparing documents.

Funeral Services Assistant (CDN)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists with the preparation for services including: delivering and setting up floral arrangements, chairs, caskets, urns, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families, and ensuring proper care and storage of these items

Prepares documents related to services, cremations, maintenance as directed

Assists with preparation of remains of deceased, including dressing and lifting deceased, or operation of crematory, as permitted by law and in keeping with company regulations

Performs office duties such as answering phones and operating fax machine, computer, multiline phone system, debit card machine, postage meter and stereo/video system

Run errands such as floral delivery, picking up of supplies, documents

Serves as an usher and may park cars or perform some transportation requirements

Drives Funeral Home vehicles for services and picking up families

Ensures refreshments are available (where allowed by law)

Greets and receives client families and other persons entering the office for information and assistance

Accommodates the needs of the family during a service and or visitation

May wash and clean funeral home vehicles and other client vehicles as required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school specializing in funeral service or equivalent experience preferred

Experience

Completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school specializing in funeral service or equivalent funeral industry experience preferred

Certification/Licenses

Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

Knowledge of computers and some software would be an asset

High level of compassion and integrity

Good communication skills

Postal Code: V9Y 4M6

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: CA-BC - Port Alberni

Req ID: Req.86183

Who we are. What we do.

We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.

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. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V