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Properly receive and process human remains and ensures that the cremated remains are returned to the authorized person(s) according to company procedures and applicable Federal, State and Municipal regulations. Duties must be performed consistent with company mission and values and adherence to company policies and procedures.
Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing all the tasks involved in the cremation process
Receives remains and ensures all documentation is complete and visual identification of the deceased is complete and accurate.
Completes all required documentation with respect to cremation process and equipment maintenance
Adheres to all professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations applicable to the cremation of human remains
Adheres to all applicable policies and procedures
Maintains all Company logs/reports and required state-specific reports
Maintains all chain of custody paperwork
Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct
Maintains the crematorium, equipment and adjacent facilities
May deliver/release cremated remains to appropriate funeral home or proper authority
Other duties as directed by management
- High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a formal program at a college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science where required by state law.
- Minimum one to three months experience as an apprentice
- Certified Crematory Operator as required by state law; valid driver’s license required if performing removals and transfers of bodies and delivering cremated remains
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Familiar with the basic operation of industrial equipment to include basic trouble-shooting skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to maintain effective relationships with all affiliates and/or third parties
Good communication skills
High level of compassion and integrity
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi task and set priorities
Postal Code: 60130
Category (Portal Searching): Operations
Job Location: US-IL - Forest Park
Req ID: Req.96261
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