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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Embalmer Apprentice in Oakland, California

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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: 94621

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-CA - Oakland

Req ID: Req.99030

Position Type: Full time

Who we are. What we do.

We are a company committed to supporting families at difficult times. Nowhere will you find a group of caregivers and teams more passionate about the work they do or more invested in the well-being of the families they serve.

The Dignity Memorial name is a symbol of trust and a mark of excellence. As the largest provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services in North America, we're dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of every loved one with professionalism, compassion and attention to detail that is second to none.

"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V