Crematory Operator

Service Corporation International Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 weeks ago

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 part time opening for a Crematory Operator at Johns Ridout's Crematory in Birmingham, AL. 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

Properly receive and process human remains and ensures that the cremated remains are returned to the authorized person(s) according to company procedures and applicable Federal, State and Municipal regulations.

Duties must be performed consistent with company mission and values and adherence to company policies and procedures.

SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES
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  • Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing all the tasks involved in the cremation process

  • Receives remains and ensures all documentation is complete and visual identification of the deceased is complete and accurate.

  • Completes all required documentation with respect to cremation process and equipment maintenance

  • Adheres to all professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations applicable to the cremation of human remains

  • Adheres to all applicable policies and procedures

  • Maintains all Company logs/reports and required state-specific reports

  • Maintains all chain of custody paperwork

  • Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct

  • Maintains the crematorium, equipment and adjacent facilities

  • May deliver/release cremated remains to appropriate funeral home or proper authority

  • Other duties as directed by management

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a formal program at a college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science where required by state law.

Certification:

  • Certified Crematory Operator as required by state law; valid driver's license required if performing removals and transfers of bodies and delivering cremated remains

Experience:

  • Minimum one to three months experience as an apprentice

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Familiar with the basic operation of industrial equipment to include basic trouble-shooting skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with all affiliates and/or third parties

  • Good communication skills

  • High level of compassion and integrity

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi task and set priorities

  • Detail oriented

SCI Overview

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.

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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Crematory Operator

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