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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Cemetery Arrangements Specialist (Temp Full Time) in Whittier, California

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Ensure that documentation to support the disposition of remains is present in the At-Need file, is accurate, and complies with state, federal, and Company rules and regulations. Provide outstanding Customer Service to internal and external customers. Adhere to high Quality Control standards.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Comply with state and federal laws and with established Company rules and regulations by inspecting documentation that supports the disposition of remains to insure that it is complete, accurate, and filed correctly.

  • Act on calls from external customers, including other cemeteries and mortuaries, to provide cemetery products and service selections, to include disposition of remains, contracts, and payments.

  • Assist customers in person with arranging for disposition of remains, presenting cemetery products and service selections, finalizing contracts, and payment.

  • Create marker records, accept marker payments from outside monument companies and follow up on outstanding marker orders.

  • Think critically about work processes, troubleshoot situations, and take remedial action.

  • Prepare and distribute daily interment schedules, reports, and documents.

  • Manage the chain of custody of cremated human remains.

  • Adhere to Company policies, procedures, rules, and controls.

  • Adhere to safety rules and regulations, and report unsafe practices to management.

  • Act on customer complaints to provide satisfactory resolution.

  • Participate in training and skill development opportunities to improve competency and customer service.

  • Report to work on time and maintain standard attendance.

  • Additional tasks as management deem necessary.

  • Work overtime as needed, as daily work must be completed before leaving; must work rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

Experience and Education:

  • Three years experience as support staff in a business environment (mortuary and/or cemetery experience preferred).

  • Some college level classes preferred, or equivalent.

Special Skills

  • Must know cemetery, crematory, and mortuary law

  • Must know degrees of kinship and rights to control disposition of human remains

  • MS Office software

  • Keyboard at 40 wpm

Working Environment

Mostly work seated at a workstation in a carpeted, air-conditioned office where the noise volume from coworkers is moderate. Customer service demands and performance failures carry a significant emotional weight. Work under daily deadlines, and maintain high accuracy and customer service. Work must be completed before leaving for the day. Workloads are highest during the winter holiday season.

Physical Requirements

Incumbent must sit at a computer workstation for prolonged periods of time, lift weight of up to 30lbs. daily, and walk in outside weather. Lift, handle, and transport cremated remains to other areas of the facility.

Equipment / Machines Operated

  • Sharp Copy Machine/Fax

  • HP Laser Jet Printers

  • Computer workstation

  • MS Office software

Rose Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company’s hiring procedures do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual-orientation, veteran’s status or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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.

Postal Code: 90601

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-CA - Whittier