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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Embalmer Apprentice in Birmingham, Alabama

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Learns to care for the remains of the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks. Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing board in the practicing state or province. Works under the supervision of a licensed embalmer.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks: verifying identification and embalming authorization; performing restorations; completing removals and transfers; dressing, styling hair and or applying cosmetics and; any other preparation required for human remains.

  • Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

  • Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

  • Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

  • Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

  • Assists with chemical and supply inventory

  • Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

  • Promotes a safe work environment be being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a diploma training program at a recognized college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science

  • Graduation pending from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law

Licenses

  • Must meet all licensing requirement in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

  • Current state/province issued driver’s license

Experience

  • None required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Acceptable driving record

  • Ability to lift over 75 pounds

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

  • High level of compassion and integrity

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

Postal Code: 35233

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-AL - Birmingham