Service Corporation International (SCI) Pallbearer in Canada

Opportunity Details / Autres renseignements à propos de l'emploi

Overview & Responsibilities / Aperçu et responsabilités

We currently have a part time opening for a Pallbearer at Fleuriste Michelle in Ottawa, ON. 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.


Drives hearse and/or removal vehicle to transport deceased to mortuary from place of death and from mortuary to place of funeral service and interment. Carries the casket to the required location.


  • Assists casket bearers in moving casketed deceased to place of funeral service or interment.

  • Arrives at appointed destination on or before the time agreed upon with client family or other persons as required.

  • Inspects and cleans, if necessary, all vehicles before departing from garage to point of destination to pick up passengers.

  • Assists passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience given to the handicapped and elderly.

  • Assists the Funeral Director in the movement of the casketed deceased and other related paraphernalia in and out of the visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service.

  • Assists the Funeral Director in forming the cortege in its proper order while attending and directing auto traffic at funeral home and / or church parking lots.

  • Drives the hearse, family limousine or other vehicle in the funeral cortege and / or other funeral related activities, as required.

  • Assists in loading flowers into flower car and / or hearse

  • Assists the funeral director in arranging floral tributes in visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service, as required.

  • Carries the coffin as directed by the Funeral Director or Location Management team.

  • Works together with other pallbearers supporting weight and moving at the same pace as the others.

  • May participate in community outreach.

  • Stays current with Dignity University courses

  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements & Qualifications / Exigences et qualifications


  • High School or GED equivalent


  • Valid Driver’s License with a Clean Driving Record


  • Minimum of six (6) months related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Professional appearance required

  • Ability to follow instructions given over the phone or in person

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Must show compassion and be engaged with others

  • Must be able to show respect

  • Detail orientation

  • Lifting requirement, may be required to mount casket on shoulders

SCI Overview / Vue d'ensemble

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 at .

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Requisition ID / Numéro de l'offre Req.35907

# of Openings / Nombre de postes 1

Posted Date / Date d'affichage 10/17/2016

Category / Catégorie d'emploi Operations