Overview & Responsibilities / Aperçu et responsabilitésWe currently have a full time opening for an Embalmer at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Burnaby, British Columbia .
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 ACCOUNTABILITIESPerforms all activities required to correctly and respectfully embalm a deceased loved one.SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIESEmbalming and Associated ServicesCares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include : Verifying identification and embalming authorizationPerforming restorationsCompleting removals and transfersDressing, styling hair and / or applying cosmetics.
Any other preparation required for human remainsAdheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state / provincial and federal licensing authority regulationsPromotes a safe work environment be being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conductAssists with maintenance of preparation room and the facilityCleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spillsEnsures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety SheetsAssists with chemical and supply inventoryReceives caskets and other funeral home suppliesPerforms other duties as assignedRequirements & Qualifications / Exigences et qualificationsEducation : High school diploma or GED equivalentGraduation from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state / province lawExperience : Minimum 2 years of experience as an Embalmer, Apprentice in a 200-call minimum / year funeral firm embalming facility.
Certification / Licenses : Must meet all licensing requirement in applicable state / province as required by law as prescribed by each state board.
Valid state or province issued driver’s licenseKnowledge, Skills & Abilities : Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products requiredHigh level of compassion and integrityGood communication skillsProblem solving skillsSCI Overview / Vue d'ensembleWho 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.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 atAs used herein, SCI refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M / F / D / VService Corporation International is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the relevant legislation.
If you require an accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.
Service Corporation International est un employeur équitable, et s’engage à offrir des mesures d’accommodation en respect à la législation pertinente.
Si vous nécessitez un mesure d’accommodation pour appliquer, ou pour participer au processus de sélection, veuillez aviser le département des Ressources Humaines.Regular (Full-Time)