Service Corporation International (SCI) Maintenance Worker in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

We currently have a full time opening for a Maintenance Worker at Brookside Memorial Park & Crematory - Brookside Funeral Home in Houston, 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.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Maintains the overall appearance of cemetery, mausoleum and/or funeral home locations, which may include: maintenance, simple repairs and maintenance tasks.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clears debris and maintains drives and walkways in safe condition. May require snow removal depending on location.

  • Operates equipment in a safe and careful manner to avoid damage to cemetery property.

  • Maintains, services, cleans and properly stores equipment.

  • General maintenance of facilities and vehicles.

  • Cleans and maintains facility to include performing minor repairs, painting, etc.

  • Arranges chapel for services.

  • Washing and cleaning all funeral home vehicles as required from time to time.

  • May assists in loading and unloading of caskets.

  • Observe safety rules and ensure compliance with the operating procedures of corporate, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA regulations and Safety and Environmental guidelines.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High school education or GED equivalent or relevant work experience

Experience:

  • Minimum 6 months of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard stick, etc.)

  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel

  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner

  • Ability to effectively work with others to accomplish tasks

  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and careful manner

  • Ability to be adaptable to changing work schedules and multi-tasking

  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions

  • Basic computer skills to enable retrieving and responding to email communications

  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

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.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

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.57349

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Operations

Type Full-Time