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Provides clerical and administrative assistance supporting funeral operations. Other general duties include meeting the general public, answering questions and providing information on funeral and cremation information and other related topics, answering phones courteously and in a polite manner, assisting on funeral, memorial and other services or ceremonies as requested by funeral home clients and management. Attendance at monthly staff meeting is expected.
The Funeral Services Assistant duties must be performed consistent with company mission and values and adherence to company policies and procedures.
Prepares for services to include delivering and setting up floral arrangements, chairs, caskets, urns, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; ensures proper care and storage of any of these items
Prepares documents related to services, cremations, maintenance, as directed by management
Assists with respectful preparation of remains of deceased, including dressing and lifting deceased, or operation of crematory, as permitted by law and in keeping with company regulations
Performs office duties such as answering phones and operating fax machine, computer, multiline phone system, debit card machine, typewriter, postage meter and scale and stereo/video system.
Run errands such as for floral delivery, picking up of supplies, documents, etc
Serves as an usher and may park cars or perform any transportation requirements.
Drives Funeral Home vehicles for services and picking up families
Ensures refreshments are available (where allowed by law)
Assist with visitations, memorial and funeral services which may include; visitation and chapel set up, dressing and casketing remains, delivering family items and flowers.
Prepares documents related to services, cremations, maintenance etc.,
Greets and receives client families and / or other persons entering the office for information and assistance
Accommodates the needs of the family during a service and/or visitation
May wash and clean funeral home vehicles and other client vehicles as required from time to time
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
High level of compassion and integrity
Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
Professional behaviors and team player
Postal Code: 23231
Category (Portal Searching): Operations
Job Location: US-VA - Richmond
Req ID: Req.102333
Position Type: Part 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
SCI Shared Resources, LLC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.
On request, we will seek to provide appropriate accessibility options to all applicants with disabilities.