Service Corporation International (SCI) Administrative Assistant in Conroe, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
We currently have a part time opening for a Field Operations Support Assistant at Cashner Funeral Home & Garden Park Cemetery in Conroe, TX . 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.
Provides administrative and clerical support to a funeral home, cemetery, crematory or a combination of these facilities. Other general duties include greeting the general public, answering questions and providing general information on services offered in a polite manner with a goal to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Provide Clerical Support
Completing required permits and / or certificates
Preparing and processing Veteran’s Memorial Paperwork
Ordering supplies, filing and responding to inquiries
Ensures that the required documentation to support requested products and services is accurate and complies with state, federal and company rules and regulations, to include:
Maintaining and verifying the accuracy of logs associated with markers, interments and/or cremations
Acts on calls from external customers, including other cemeteries and mortuaries, to provide product and service selections, to include disposition of remains, contracts, and payments
Coordinates the ordering of memorials and related products and the control of storage inventory for vaults and markers
Oversees the processing of installation orders to grounds and maintenance departments
Enters contracts and cash receipts in HMIS when necessary
Prepares marker/ monument placement paperwork
Processes account payable transactions
Assists Sales, Community or Family Service Counselors as needed
Assists location management with daily operations including SOX compliance, delivery process and liability release
Monitors and follows up on marker orders; tracks memorial orders
Acts as backup to Receptionist
May design monuments and markers
Communicates client family’s needs promptly and accurately to the appropriate staff member.
Conveys a sense of concern and empathy with client family members at all times.
Demonstrates a caring attitude when problems arise while calmly and efficiently bringing the situation to the attention of a staff member who can provide resolution
Responds to customer inquiries via telephone, internet and in person
Maintains professional and cooperative relationships with county clerk, medical examiner and physicians
Keeps accurate records
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Qualifications
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- 3 - 5 years of experience working in a customer-focused and fast-paced professional environment.
Licenses or Certifications:
- None required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must have advanced computer, internet and word processing (typing minimum of 40 – 60 wpm) skills
Working knowledge of office equipment including calculators, copiers, printers, fax machines, telephone console
Effective communication skills both orally and in writing
Answering telephone courteously and in a polite manner with a goal to meet or exceed internal and external customer expectations.
High level of compassion and integrity
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi task and set priorities
Must be able to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision
Discretion and confidentiality
Creative and organized
Excellent customer service skills
High energy and understands confidentiality matters and documents
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.
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Associate Requisition ID Req.58882
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Administration and Clerical