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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Pallbearer in Miller Place, New York

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Drives hearse and/or removal vehicle to transport deceased to mortuary from place of death and from mortuary to place of funeral service and interment. Carries the casket to the required location.


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  • Assists casket bearers in moving casketed deceased to place of funeral service or interment.

  • Arrives at appointed destination on or before the time agreed upon with client family or other persons as required

  • Inspects and cleans, if necessary, all vehicles before departing from garage to point of destination to pick up passengers

  • Assists passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience given to the handicapped and elderly

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

  • Assists the Funeral Director in forming the cortege in its proper order while attending and directing auto traffic at funeral home and / or church parking lots

  • Drives the hearse, family limousine or other vehicle in the funeral cortege and / or other funeral related activities, as required

  • Assists in loading flowers into flower car and / or hearse

  • Assists the funeral director in arranging floral tributes in visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service, as required

  • Carries the coffin as directed by the Funeral Director or Location Management team

  • Works together with other pallbearers supporting weight and moving at the same pace as the others

  • May participate in community outreach

  • Stays current with Dignity University courses

  • Performs other duties as required



  • High School or GED equivalent


  • Valid Driver’s License with a Clean Driving Record


  • Minimum of six (6) months related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Professional appearance required

  • Ability to follow instructions given over the phone or in person

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Must show compassion and respect

  • Detail orientation


Work Environment

  • Work indoors and outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions

  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required

  • Professional Dress is required when in contact with families.

Work Postures

  • Frequent, continuous periods of time standing, up 6 hours per day

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

  • Climbing stairs to access buildings frequently

Physical Demands

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required

  • Physical ability to lift 75 lbs. and coordination to lift / move in tandem as a group

  • Mobile dexterity, coordination and stability when on traversing uneven surfaces

  • Lifting requirement, may be required to mount casket on shoulders

Work Hours

  • Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises

Postal Code: 11764

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-NY - Miller Place

Job Profile ID: F00237