We are currently seeking a Funeral Assistant. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. The Funeral Assistant will set-up and work viewings, funeral services, memorial services, etc. as well as be responsible for the care, removal and transport of human remains in accordance with all state, local and company policies and procedures.
Performs a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensures that services run smoothly as planned
Direct calls accordingly
Greet and receive client families and/or other persons entering the office for information and assistance
Maintain a friendly attitude while offering assistance and guidance to all persons entering the funeral home
Assist passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience given to the handicapped and elderly
Assist the Funeral Director in the movement of the casketed deceased and other related paraphernalia in and out of the visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service
Drive the hearse, family limousine or other vehicle in the funeral procession and/or other funeral related activities
Performs removals of deceased from hospital, nursing home or residence to transport to funeral home.
Assist licensed personnel in the care for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include embalming, cosmetology, dressing, hairstyling, and any other preparation required for human remains.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Applicants must have a flexible schedule, professional appearance, and positive attitude.
Good written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Self-starter and team player
Compassionate towards others
Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations
Must be able to work on a rotating on call schedule
Ability to lift 75lbs+
All potential candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen, skills assessments, reference, and criminal background check.
We are an EEO/AA Employer: Female/Minority/Veteran/Persons with Disability encouraged to apply.