SCI Shared Resources LLC Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Overview & Responsibilities
SCI is certified as a Great Place to Work ® by the Great Place to Work Institute. In a recent survey, our associates said that their work has special meaning and is not “just a job”. We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director/ Embalmer Apprentice at Smith and Williams Funeral Home in Virginia Beach, VA. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.
This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.
Requirements & Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Ideal candidate has recently completed or is currently enrolled in an accredited Mortuary Program
Desire for FT employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/ Embalmer role
Funeral industry experience is a plus
Valid driver's license and a good driving record
Previous customer service and/or sales experience would be a definite asset
Knowledge of computers and some software is required (Windows & Microsoft Office)
Must be able to lift 75 lbs + High level of compassion and integrity
Good communication and problem solving skills
Professional and team player
Must be able to work weekdays, evenings and weekends as needed
Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams at the appropriate time
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. 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. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
Associate Requisition ID Req.79485
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Operations