Funeral Director/Embalmer
Service Corporation International
Campbellton, New Brunswick
5d ago

Overview & Responsibilities / Aperçu et responsabilités

We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director / Embalmer at Salons funéraires Maher Funeral Home in Campbellton, New Brunswick.

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.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and internment to assist families achieve peace following the loss of a loved one.

Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. Implements choices made by the familiesorlegal representative regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual.

Interacts with the family to fulfill death care needs. Ensures customer needs are addressed.

SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES

Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures

Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts

Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payment in accordance with company policies.

Ensures client families are informed of special recognition / services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition / services.

Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains

Adheres to all company and regulatory requirements

Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations

Performs on-call responsibilities including :

Answering questions

Providing initial details

Conducting transfers

Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements

Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include :

Embalming, including verifying identification of the deceased and obtaining authorization for embalming

Restoring

Dressing, styling hair and / or applying cosmetics.

Preparing cremated remains, including container selection, paperwork and identification procedures

Any other preparation required for human remains

Supervises funeral services by :

Supervising the parking of cars

Driving funeral vehicles

Assisting at chapel and church services

Assisting at the cemetery

Delivering flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families

Setting up chairs and the removing, properly caring for and storing of these items

Participating at special functions

Other duties, as required

Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial / state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules

Provides aftercare in absence of Family Service Counselor. Aftercare includes delivery of :

Stationery

Information on insurance, health benefits and pension

Pre-arrangements for next of kin

Ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors

  • Completes and accurately prepares of all documents related to services, cremations, maintenance, and any other type of data entry;
  • prepares reports as necessary

    May assist with general office duties

    May assist with the maintenance of vehicles, the facility and property

    Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies as well as places into inventory

    Ensures refreshments are available (where allowed by law)

    Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Qualifications / Exigences et qualifications

    Education :

    High School diploma or general equivalency degree (or diploma).

    Completion of a dual degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral AND mortuary science.

    Experience :

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an Embalmer, Apprentice or Funeral Director, Apprentice in a funeral firm or embalming facility.
  • Certification / Licenses :

    Must meet all licensing requirement in applicable state / province as required by law as prescribed by each state board.

    Valid driver’s license

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

    Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs.

    Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

    High level of compassion and integrity

    Good communication skills

    Problem solving skills

    Ability to multi task and set priorities

    Detail oriented

    SCI Overview / Vue d'ensemble

    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.

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