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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Mortuary Office Specialist in Whittier, California

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Provide excellent customer service on every phone call, displaying proper telephone etiquette, strong voice quality, and clear articulation. Take first calls, dispatch removal team, ensure completion and distribution of Death Certificates are completed in accordance with state, federal, and company rules and regulations. Perform clerical duties as needed.


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

  • Operate and understand Mitel Connect communicator, in order to utilize company directory online.

  • Take first calls from emotionally distraught customers with professionalism and compassion.

  • Take action to obtain doctor’s information, embalming permission and removal/releases in order to complete the first call process.

  • Handle calls calmly and respectfully, from troubled or dissatisfied customers, who may not act rationally.

  • Attend to walk-in traffic (i.e. outside vendors, visitors) with warm and friendly customer service.

  • Be proactive and timely in service for all internal and external customers, while maintaining professionalism.

  • Accurately and efficiently, mail out certified copies of death certificates.

  • Stay updated on changes from Coroner’s offices, state and county health departments, hospitals, and the death care industry.

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

  • On occasion, proof death certificates, prior to filing, to ensure accuracy.

  • Comply with state and federal laws and established company rules and regulations, by ensuring that documentation to support the disposition of remains is complete, accurate, and archived.

  • Ensure that all documentation received after disposition, is scanned into HMIS case documents in a timely manner.

  • Act on customer complaints to provide a satisfactory resolution.

  • Work according to safety standards set by the company, and by state and federal agencies. Report unsafe conditions to management.

  • Understand and achieve annual SMART Goals.

  • Assist with ongoing specialty/department projects.

  • Report to work on time, work occasional overtime, and maintain standard attendance.

  • Must be willing to work a rotating 3-6 month schedule, including; weekends, holidays, and be open to supporting a 24 hour/7 days a week call center.

  • Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a business environment (knowledge of Mortuary and/or Cemetery preferred)

  • High School Diploma, or GED

  • Skills

  • Communicate persuasively with co-workers, customers, government agencies, and doctor’s offices to gain cooperation; use persistence, finesse, and tact

  • Knowledge of navigating through HMIS

  • Excellent telephone etiquette

  • Ability to handle callers respectfully, when call volume is high

  • Ability to multitask successfully

  • Great memory for names, departments, and companies

  • Friendly, warm, and approachable manner either in-person or over the phone

  • Ability to problem solve and suggest solutions

  • Ability to operate Microsoft Outlook

  • Have a valid CA Driver’s License and clean record

  • Keyboard at 40 wpm

  • Bilingual a plus

Postal Code: 90601

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-CA - Whittier

Req ID: Req.102005

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

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.