Pallbearer Job Description Sample
Overview & Responsibilities
SCI is certified as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work Institute. In a recent survey, our associates said that their work has special meaning and is not "just a job". We currently have a full time opening for a General Duty position at Moore Grimshaw Bethany Chapel in Phoenix, AZ. 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.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for carrying out tasks as assigned by management. Depending on the location, these tasks can range from serving client families during funerals and visitations to assisting in removals and transfers to general cleaning and upkeep of the building both inside and outside. The foregoing duties are intended as examples and not limitations on the functions of this position. Provide support under the direction of the Funeral Director. Specific tasks assigned may include, but not be limited to the following:
Directs or escorts mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held
Greets people at the funeral home
Offers assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines
Acts as a pallbearer
Arranges floral offerings or lights around caskets
Carries flowers to hearses or limousines for transportation to places of interment
Cleans and drives funeral vehicles in funeral processions
Performs a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensures that services run smoothly as planned
Places caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals
Cleans funeral parlors and chapels
Assists licensed embalmers or apprentices with removals and transfers of the deceased to the designated location
Ensures all SCI policies and procedures are carried out for each removal and transfer
Requirements & Qualifications
High school education or equivalent or relevant work experience would be a definite asset
Funeral industry experience would also be a plus
Must hold valid current license to perform duties, operate crematory, drive a car or hearse
Previous customer service and/or sales experience would be a definite asset
Knowledge of computers and some software would be an asset, or willingness to learn
Good driving record & must provide a driver's license
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.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
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 at www.sci-corp.com.
As used herein, "SCI" refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
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