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Interment Specialist

Company: Service Corporation International
Location: Whittier
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

Open, close, and maintain graves and mausoleums in accordance with Company policies, and state and federal regulations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Open & close cemetery properties (graves, mausoleums, crypts, & niches) by using proper procedures, tools and equipment, and safety regulations.
  • Locate and work with graves, crypts, and niches anywhere within the Park.
  • Safely drive company vehicles and equipment onto and off of cemetery lawns.
  • Read and understand interment orders.
  • Read and understand information printed on the Interment List/Cards.
  • Work according to safety standards set by the Company, state, and federal regulations. Report unsafe equipment, tools, machines, and practices to management.
  • Respond timely to work order requests, and interact with employees at all levels with tact and courtesy.
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to multi-task, set priorities, and organize work.
  • Understand and achieve annual SMART goals.
  • Continually strive to improve through education and experience. Maintain a continuous development plan and make steady, ongoing progress toward skill enhancement.
  • Project a favorable image of the company to promote its' goals, and to enhance public recognition and acceptance of all its efforts.
  • Report to work on time and maintain standard attendance.

Experience and Education:

  • Experience in landscaping, general construction, warehouse, physical labor demonstrating steady employment
  • High School Diploma, or GED preferred

Special Skills

  • Valid CA Driver's License
  • Ability to use hand tools and Equipment noted below
  • Mechanical skill and ability to perform minor adjustments and repairs
  • Good interpersonal skills to relate well with grieving people

Working Environment

Perform heavy physical labor out-of-doors in all weather conditions; must be able to work with dirt, dust, and mud; work with a variety of powered equipment and vibrating machinery with moderate to loud noise; cope with a high volume of work and with constantly changing priorities and interruptions; and flexible availability is required to work occasional overtime and outside of normally scheduled work hours.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to pass a lift test with the ability to frequently lift a minimum of 50lbs and occasionally 100+lbs. (Pre-Employment physical required). Perform heavy physical labor daily out-of-doors in all weather conditions; use and operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, and maintenance equipment; stand, walk, sit, lift and carry up to 140# (sometimes without the assistance of power equipment) push, pull, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, bend and crawl while performing essential functions; interact with all types of personalities within and outside the Company.

Equipment / Machines Operated

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hand tools
  • Backhoe
  • Flatbed, pickup truck and trailer
  • Tractor and trailer
  • Tent-truck
  • Greens truck
  • Mausoleum lift (hoist)
  • Chain saw
  • Sod peeler
  • Pneumatic air tamp
  • Digger
  • Grave boards
  • Vault cables and lowering devices
  • Mini-dump
  • Tent frames & canopies
  • Chairs
  • Vaults and vault lids
  • 2-way radio

Postal Code: 90601

Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery Maintenance

Job Location: US-CA - Whittier

Keywords: Service Corporation International, Whittier , Interment Specialist, Other , Whittier, California

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