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Funeral Director

Company: Service Corp. International
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:



Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payments in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
  • Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
  • Verifies identification of the deceased and authorization for embalming
  • Cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which may include: performing removals and transfers including lifting of deceased human remains; dressing and preparing caskets; coordinating and assisting with funeral services and visitations
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions
  • Handles aftercare including delivery of: documentation, stationery, information on insurance, health benefits and pension and pre-arrangements for next of kin
  • Handles pre-need sales where applicable. And, or ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors
  • Ensures adherence to all professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules applicable to the provision of funeral services
  • Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance
  • Promotes and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science as required by state/provincial law


Experience

  • Apprentice, Funeral Director experience as required by state/provincial law
  • 2 years directly related experience preferred


Certification/Licenses

  • Must meet all licensing requirements required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board
  • Current state/province issued drivers 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
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings
  • Detail oriented


Colorado Equal Pay- Job Description Verbiage

Compensation:

Salary: $16.35/hr.- $23.30/hr.

Benefits:

Medical*Dental*Vision*Flexible Spending Accounts (health care and dependent care)*Health Savings Account with Company Contribution*Sick Leave*Short-Term Disability*Long-Term Disability*Life Insurance*Voluntary Accidental Death or Dismemberment Insurance*Dependent Life Insurance*SCI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company match*Employee Assistance Program

Postal Code: 80501

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-CO - Longmont

Keywords: Service Corp. International, Longmont , Funeral Director, Other , Longmont, Colorado

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