Service Corporation International (SCI) Funeral Arranger in Turlock, California

Overview & Responsibilities

We currently have a part time opening for a Funeral Arranger at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service in Turlock, 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

Services client families during funerals visitations, and interment. Assists with caring for the deceased in a respectful manner. Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. 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. Ensures customer needs are met directly or through appropriately licensed individuals.

SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES

  • Performs a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensures that services run smoothly as planned

  • Maintains a friendly attitude while offering assistance and guidance to all persons entering the location ring assistance and guidance to all persons entering the location

  • Acts on calls from external customers, including other cemeteries and mortuaries, to provide product and service selections, to include disposition of remains, contracts, and payments

  • Respects families by maintaining a code of confidence, privacy, and professionalism

  • Demonstrates a caring attitude when problems arise while calmly and efficiently bringing the situation to the attention of a staff member who can provide resolution

  • Assists in the movement of the casketed deceased and other related paraphernalia in and out of the visitation area, funeral home, church, or other place of service

  • Offers assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines

  • Assists in forming the funeral procession in its proper order while attending and directing traffic on funeral home and/or church parking lots

  • Cleans and drives funeral vehicles in funeral processionsPerforms removals of deceased from hospital, nursing home, or residence to transport to Personal Care Center, or funeral home.

  • May perform removals from morgues, prep rooms, or embalming facilities as well

  • Inspects, stocks, and cleans vehicles before departing

  • Ensures all SCI policies and procedures are carried out for each removal and transfer

  • Other driving services as needed by location

  • Receiving and / or processes payments and/or contracts

  • Preparing and processing Veteran’s Paperwork

  • Acts on calls from client families, external customers, other cemeteries, and mortuaries

  • Composes, edits, and provides obituaries to newspapers and MEM

  • Assists with MEM preparation and service materials, including photo and/or video editing

  • May maintain location website to include accuracy of obituaries, service information, etc.

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience as a Funeral Assistant

Certification/Licenses:

  • Valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs.

  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

  • High level of compassion and integrity

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi task and set priorities

  • Detail oriented

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.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.59514

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Operations

Type Part-Time