South Gate, California

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Services client families during funerals, visitations, and interment. Assists in the implementation of choices made by the families/legal representative regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Provides exemplary customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Ensures customer needs are met directly or through appropriately licensed individuals.

**JOB RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Arranges, conducts and directs bereavement rites, including funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with Company Policies and Procedures

+ Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements

+ Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services

+ Assists with funeral services by: coordinating the parking of cars, ushering, driving funeral vehicles, assisting at chapel and church services and at the cemetery; delivering flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families, and; sets up and removes chairs

+ In absence of Family Service Counselor, provides aftercare including delivery of: documentation; stationery; information on insurance, health benefits and pension, and; pre-arrangements for next of kin

+ Ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors

+ Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authorities, rules and regulations

+ Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance

+ Assists with general office duties including answering phones and preparing reports as necessary

+ Assist with the maintenance of vehicles, the facility and property

+ Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies as well as place into inventory

+ Ensures refreshments are available (where allowed by law)

**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

**Education**

+ High School diploma or equivalent

**Experience**

+ Minimum of 3 years related experience as a Funeral Assistant

**Licenses**

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

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

+ Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs

+ Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office Suite required

+ High level of compassion and integrity

+ Good communication skills

+ Problem solving skills

+ Ability to multi task and set priorities

+ Detail oriented

Postal Code: 90280

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-CA - South Gate

**Req ID:** Req.93573

**Position Type:** Full time

**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**

South Gate, California

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest single 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 25,000 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.

Our Purpose

Service Corporation International is dedicated to compassionately supporting families at difficult times, celebrating the significance of lives that have been lived, and preserving memories that transcend generations, with dignity and honor.

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

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