SCI Shared Resources LLC Rose Hills - Embalmer Apprentice in Whittier, California

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 full time opening for an Embalmer, Apprentice at Rose Hills Company in Whittier, CA . 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

Learns to care for the remains of the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks. Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing Board in the practicing state or province. Works under the supervision of a licensed embalmer.

SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES

  • Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include:

  • Verifying identification and embalming authorization

  • Performing restorations

  • Completing removals and transfers

  • Dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics.

  • Any other preparation required for human remains

  • Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

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

  • Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

  • Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

  • Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

  • Assists with chemical and supply inventory

  • Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a diploma training program at a recognized college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science

  • Graduation pending from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state /province law

Certification/Licenses:

  • Must meet all licensing requirement in applicable state/province as required by law as prescribed by each state board.

  • Valid driver’s license

Experience:

  • None required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift over 75 pounds

  • Standing for 2 – 3 hours

  • Pushing and pulling 30 – 300 pounds with a wheeled stretcher

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Acceptable driving record

  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

  • High level of compassion and integrity

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

SCI Overview

A Place to Remember ®

Since 1914, Rose Hills has been a place to remember. At that time it was an 18-acre memorial park serving the Whittier, California area. Today, Rose Hills is North America’s largest memorial park, with two full-service mortuaries and five planning centers that serve the world. Rose Hills Memorial Park is only minutes from the Greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas. It is rich in history, and it has an abundance of positive feng shui throughout its 1,400 acres. Rose Hills is world-famous for its Pageant of Roses Garden and also for SkyRose Chapel . To learn more about the unique features of the Rose Hills Whittier campus, please download our driving tour (pdf) .

From Whittier, Rose Hills is proud to offer comprehensive, compassionate memorial care including cemetery property , funeral services and cremation options . From start to finish, you and your family will be assisted by Rose Hills’ professional team, which will coordinate and perform all aspects of your personalized arrangements.

Rose Hills can assist with advance planning or arrangements at the time of need from any of our four locations . All of our locations extend the Rose Hills legacy of personal service into the diverse communities we serve.

Rose Hills is proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial ®network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. With more than 1,800 network providers across North America offering exclusive benefits, the Dignity Memorial brand is your assurance of quality, value, caring service and customer satisfaction.

Associate Requisition ID Req.62899

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Operations

Type Full-Time