Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.
Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!
Professional Services is looking for a proficient Embalmer to
answer heavy phone traffic, embalm human remains, assist in
dressing, cosmetizing and casketing remains, making removals from
places of death, maintaining a neat and clean work environment and
other duties as assigned.
**Essential Job Functions:** Must be able to perform the
essential functions of the job with or without reasonable
+ Embalm human remains following mortuary standard
+ Professionally and courteously answer our heavy phone
+ Continuously put our mission, vision and values into
+ Maintain positive, respectful and professional working
relationships with co-workers, cross-functional departments and all
Rose Hills associates.
+ Maintain a respectful work environment and positive working
relationships with our third party removal companies, Hospital,
Convalescent staff & Coroners Offices.
+ Demonstrate willingness to help others.
+ Complete death calls and perform removals from places of
+ Strictly adhere to our attendance policy.
+ Carry out all responsibilities following our company policies,
procedures, rules, and controls.
+ Abide by our company dress code and any department requests
regarding work attire.
+ Adhere to safety rules and funeral service industry
+ Promptly report unsafe practices to management.
+ Keep management promptly and fully informed of all issues,
matters of significance, and take prompt corrective action where
+ Perform other duties as assigned or directed by
+ Prepare human remains for viewing, burial and other final
+ Ability to dress, cosmetize and casket human remains.
+ Any other duties as assigned or directed by management.
+ Abide by established company policies, procedures, and
+ Assist with and or moving supplies upstairs and maintaining
+ Must have the ability to professionally, efficiently and
accurately complete tasks in an environment where constant
+ Communicate persuasively with co-workers, management team and
customers, to gain cooperation; use persistence, finesse, and
+ Anticipate the needs of our department and recommend
+ Have good written and oral communication skills.
+ Know how to prioritize.
+ Be accessible and approachable.
+ Be self-motivated and adaptable to change.
+ Detail orientated.
+ Understand the importance of continuous learning.
+ MS Office Software: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
+ Be familiar with HMIS program
**Specific Job Requirements:**
+ Must possess a valid Embalmer's license with the State of
+ Must possess a valid California Driver's License
+ Documentation of HBV vaccination record, agree to take HBV
vaccination or sign a HBV informed consent/ refusal form
Includes but not limited to standing for long periods of time,
occasionally may lift weight of up to 50lbs. (Pre-employment
physical will be administered). Must be able to work every day
around human remains and be able to tolerate odors and fumes from
both the human remains and chemicals (such as formaldehyde,
embalming fluid, cauterizing chemicals, and body fluids); odors,
fumes, and dusting powders may cause discomfort and/or irritation
to eyes and respiratory passages. Must be able to lift, carry, push
or pull up to twenty (20) to thirty (30) bodies/caskets per day,
weighing from 70lbs to 300lbs into and out of refrigerated storage;
must have good driving record and be able to drive Company vehicles
as needed; must be able to physically and emotionally handle the
requirements of constantly being around and moving human remains in
a temperature controlled environment. Must constantly think about
and comply with health and safety regulations, and practice good
hygiene. Hazard exposure: to human diseases, chemicals, sharps, and
occasional low-level radioactivity (resulting from medical tests on
Postal Code: 90601
Category (Portal Searching): Operations
Job Location: US-CA - Whittier
**Req ID:** Req.96419
**Position Type:** Full time
**Who we are. What we do.**
We are North America's largest provider of funeral, cremation
and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated
individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring
assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public
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. For us, there
is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story
of one's life.
_"SCI" refers to Service Corporation International and its
**Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V**