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    NorthStar Memorial Group is seeking a Funeral Arranger/Director for Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home in beautiful Oakland, California. This position will be responsible for managing/assisting in all phases of the funeral arrangement from selecting and setting up funeral services to final disposition. The successful candidate ideally will have knowledge of current regulations related to the funeral industry and professional communication and leadership skills. A California Funeral Directors license is preferred by not required for this position.
     
    Overview and Responsibilities:

    • Conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional and caring manner

    • Carry out funeral services from retrieval of the deceased to final disposition

    • Assist in the maintenance of the facilities, grounds and vehicles

    • Ensure that all federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry are followed

    • Prepare the memorial area for the family before the services start

    • Ensure that flowers and other memorabilia are returned to the family after services

    • Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times

     Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Current certification as required by state regulations (highly desired)

    • 1+ years of funeral industry experience

    • Professional communication skills

    • Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner

    • Understanding of the services and products available

    • Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel a plus

    • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings as needed

    • Ability to meet physical demands of lifting, pushing & pulling approximately 150 pounds

    To apply for this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Marcie.Fitzgerald@lifemarkgroup.com with Funeral Arranger/Director in the subject line.

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  • NorthStar Memorial Group is seeking a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer at Floral Haven in Broken Arrow, OK. Floral Haven has a long history of serving the families of Green Country. The cemetery was officially rededicated as Floral Haven in 1952, on the grounds of the old Valhala Cemetery. Floral Haven Funeral Home opened in 1990, offering the first complete funeral home, cemetery and floral shop in a single location in Green Country. The successful candidate will be capable of handling a high call volume (1100+ per year) and able to obtain a Funeral Director and Embalmer license in the state of Oklahoma.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensures client families receive a high level of service that is consistent with the standards of NorthStar Memorial Group

    • Coordinates, assists and carries out all aspects of a funeral service and final memorialization

    • Ensures the proper chain of custody is maintained throughout the preparation process

    • Conducts technical aspects of preparing a loved one for their services

    • Adheres to all professional, municipal, state and federal licensing regulations and rules applicable to the funeral service profession

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Funeral Director and Embalmer license in the state of Oklahoma or ability to obtain license

    • 1+ years of experience

    • Passion for ensuring that the deceased are remembered in an honorable way

    • Strong commitment to providing the highest level of customer care

    • Restorative experience highly preferred

    • Outstanding organization, planning, multi-tasking, prioritization and time management

    • Able to work independently and as a part of a team

    To apply for this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to nsmgrecruiting@nsmg.com with Funeral Director/Embalmer – Floral Haven in the subject line.

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  • ARE YOU THE RIGHT MANAGER WITH THE SUCCESS AND DESIRE TO MAKE MONEY?

    I have 7 cemeteries in Central Illinois with great opportunities to make great incomes. I am looking for all levels of sales talent to increase the staff levels in all the locations.

    If you are tired of all the conference calls, all the online training, changes to your income and want to get back to what we do with focusing on protecting families and making money, take 5 minutes and give me a call.

    We have the highest overall compensation plan in the industry with benefits and retirement plan.

    Don’t waste your time or mine if you are not interested in a long term career and stability with an awesome company.

    Our company is growing all across the country and doing it the old fashion way with high incomes and loyalty to the sales teams talent and success.

    Contact Joe Longo for a confidential conversation about your opportunity with a great company that is growing.

    Office phone: 309-691-2463
    Resumes to Fax: 309-692-3426
    Or contact me for an E-mail address.

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  • At Carriage Services we believe in the concept of “First Who, Then What.” We have learned that leaders, who attract and surround themselves with the best people, achieve great things. Carriage Services is not for everyone. We believe in the Four E’s of Leadership—Energy, Energize, Edge, and Execute. Our high performance culture is demanding. If you can compete at this level, then our Company is for you!

    We are looking for an Outside Advanced Planning Representative for Sterling White in The Highlands, Texas!

    The Outside Advanced Planning Representative is accountable for assisting families, who need to make pre-need cemetery property, with the selection of services and merchandise, ensuring the expectations of client families and their guests are exceeded.

    • Meets with client families on a pre-need basis to ensure that they are presented with all options pertaining to cemetery property and the related merchandise.

    • Works independently away from the location to solicit new leads, referrals, and sales opportunities.

    • Proactively creates and makes sales away from the location with little to no supervision.

    • Spends no more than 20% of time at location or in the office.

    • Establishes a professional relationship with client families to ensure that all needs are being met.

    • Represents the company in a professional and caring manner, maintaining a professional personal appearance and employing honesty, integrity, and ethical methods of performing duties.

    • Develops new prospects and community-based contacts through various methods, including cold calling, telephone solicitation, seminar attendance, and referrals.

    • Maintains positive and proactive communication and cooperation with all departments to ensure a smooth service process for the family.

    • Actively participates in all required location and company training initiatives.

    • Reports all progress to the Sales Manager (or Unit Leader) as directed, completing and submitting all required reports in a timely manner.

    • Responsible for adhering to pricing structures, completing all paperwork accurately and timely, and for submitting all contracts, required documents, and payments to the business office within required deadlines.

    • Consistently meets or exceeds company Standards in revenue generation in order to maintain employment and benefits eligibility status.

    • Complies with all company procedures for customer service when dealing with families, handling complaints, completing post-interment service activities, and performing other duties necessary to ensure quality service levels.

    • Protects confidentiality of company and client family information, including sales and marketing programs and materials, names and addresses of client families and employees, and other related information.

    • Maintains strict adherence to pricing structures and submits all paperwork, contracts, and payments (monies) to the business office within prescribed timeframe.

    • Identifies and remedies all hazards at location and on grounds.

    Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.

    • College degree or some college preferred.

    • Proven track record of success in outside sales production strongly preferred.

    • Minimum of 2 years of sales experience.

    • May require the possession (or ability to obtain) an insurance license as required by applicable law.

    • Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.

    • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently- BI-LINGUAL IS A PLUS!

    • Basic overall computer proficiency.

    Physical aspects of the job

    • Outdoor duties may subject the employee to natural elements such as inclement weather, extreme temperatures, uneven ground, dust, gas, and/or fumes.

    • Employees in this role are regularly required to climb, sit, stand, bend, kneel, walk in neighborhoods while carrying sales materials, and frequently lift up to 25 pounds.

    • This position may also require reaching, pushing, and pulling.

    • The employee may also be exposed to chemicals and/or blood borne pathogens.

    • Overtime is sometimes necessary or required.

    Qualified candidates can email resumes to marilyn.gonzales@carriageservices.com.

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  • NorthStar Memorial Group is seeking an Entry-level General Manager for Skyway Memorial Gardens in North Palmetto, FL. This position will be responsible for directing and leading the overall operations for the location by selecting, hiring, training and motivating all employees to deliver service above and beyond client expectations. The General Manager also monitors and continuously improves the internal business processes that impact customer satisfaction, employee morale and financial performance. NorthStar empowers General Managers to make decisions that influence their families, employees, and performance.

    Overview and Responsibilities:

    • Ensures that the facility is being maintained, and assist in maintenance where required

    • Leads and develops a cooperative team environment that is respectful, communicative, accountable and service oriented

    • Evaluates drivers of growth, improvement, and efficiencies to identify and implement new initiatives

    • Grows top line revenue, expands case volume, improves market share and develops an excellent customer experience

    • Builds a strong partnership with sales and creates collaboration across all departments

    • Conducts regular reviews with Sales Manager or appropriate business partner to discuss inventory, products, available cemetery property, and projects to ensure goals for location are communicated and properly aligned

    • Leads by example and demonstrates knowledge of successful marketing and community involvement techniques

    • Researches opportunities for the company to sponsor events, such as sports tournaments, chamber meetings, church events and any other charitable events

    • Identifies opportunities to maximize revenue through park development

    • Represents company by participating in industry specific groups and legislative boards

    • Conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional and caring manner

    • Carries out funeral services from retrieval of the deceased to final disposition

    • Ensures that all federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry are followed

    • Prepares the memorial area for the family before the services start

    • Ensures that flowers and other memorabilia are returned to the family after services

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Must have current license as a Funeral Director as required by applicable state

    • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record 1-5 years of experience in the funeral profession with understanding of both sales and operations management

    • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills

    • Self-motivated with the ability to think strategically and work independently

    To apply for this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to nsmgrecruiting@nsmg.com with General Manager - North Palmetto in the subject line.

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  • GENERAL MANAGER NEEDED IN EL PASO

    We are currently seeking a qualified individual to continue the tradition of excellence at one of our premier locations in El Paso, TX. Knowledge of all aspects of Cemetery/Funeral Home operations & sales acumen is essential.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of this location. Critical to the success of this operation are flawless execution standards combined with a thorough understanding of our unique demographics and clientele. The successful candidate will be expected to direct and lead all personnel and ensure that the facility and equipment are maintained to a high degree of readiness.

    We offer:

    • Healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision)

    • 401K Retirement Savings Plan

    • Vacation and sick time

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Funeral discounts, and more

    Requirements & Qualifications

    • Previous Cemetery/Funeral Home Management experience is essential with at least 3 years of experience preferred

    • Must understand how to analyze financial reports to determine actions necessary to maintain and/or improve the location’s performance

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    • A willingness to participate in community organizations

    • Superior management skills and desire to advance within the company

    • State Funeral Service License is required

    • Basic computer and technology skills required

    • Bilingual in English and Spanish required

    For immediate consideration, candidates should apply online at htttp://sci.jobs or email resumes to: Robert.Silva2@sci-us.com

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  • PERSONAL CARE CENTER MANAGERS AND EMBALMERS NEEDED!

    We are currently seeking detail-oriented leaders in our Personal Care Facilities throughout the Pacific Northwest region to fill our Care Center Managers and Embalmers vacancies.

    Care Center Managers serves as supervising embalmer of our Central Care Staff, assisting in the performance of duties for this team as well as managing the daily activities. Our Embalmers Performs all activities required to correctly and respectfully embalm a deceased loved one.

    We offer:

    • Healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision)

    • 401K Retirement Savings Plan

    • Vacation and sick time

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Funeral discounts, and more

    The manager is responsible for leading all aspects of the Personal Care Center activities and assists in selection of staff, training, and ongoing communications to assure all Associates maintain the Company’s premier level of client satisfaction and uphold the Dignity Promise. The manager will also focus on optimizing resources and procurement needs while servicing the company's area funeral homes.

    Requirements & Qualifications

    • State embalming license is required for both positions

    • Minimum 5 years of embalming center experience and supervising and scheduling multiple employees required for management position

    • Working knowledge of Care Center operations, processes, procedures and standards

    • Knowledge of computers and software applications is required

    For immediate consideration, candidates should apply online at htttp://sci.jobs or email resumes to: Qwunieke.Armstrong@sci-us.com

    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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  • To quote Ken Blanchard last week at the ICCFA annual convention:

    “Not retired. REFIRED.”

    After 6 Months of Semi retirement, I realized I could not do it. God put me on this earth and in this industry for a reason and purpose. Over the years I have been told many times my training and leadership has changed lives. The ideal position would utilize my teaching, sales and training and leadership gifts. I am open to all opportunities and want to hear from you if you think I can make a difference in your organization.

    - Richard “Dick” Perl

    E-mail: dperl@bellsouth.net

    Cell #: 1-251-610-9634

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  • Excellent opportunity in newly created position!

    The Archdiocese of Baltimore, Office of Cemetery Management, seeks a skilled, caring, and energetic Director of Operations to manage the overall operational procedures and to support our cemeteries in providing exceptional ministry to deceased persons and their families.

    Duties include facility and strategic planning; oversight of operations, maintenance, and capital projects; sales, marketing, and compliance with civil and Canon law. The Director will also support parish cemeteries in their own development and ministry, working with Pastors to grow the full range of services provided at each cemetery.

    Three years death care experience, and five years management experience, are required. A full copy of the job description can be obtained via email, and resumes with cover letters specifying salary requirements can be sent via email, to Reverend Patrick Carrion, Director of the Office of Cemetery Management, at pcarrion@archbalt.org.

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  • Funeral Operations Director

    Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services

    Diocese of Oakland, California

    Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services is seeking Catholic individuals experienced in funeral management and operations to direct the delivery of at-need funeral services across multiple funeral locations.  This position also requires oversight of the Preparation and Crematory departments, processes and legal compliance. Candidates should have experience with providing strategic direction in all aspects of funeral operations and possess team leadership and team development skills.

    We offer excellent compensation and benefits for motivated, career minded individuals who want to succeed and grow in this meaningful work.

    Qualifications should include but are not limited to:

    • A minimum of five years of experience managing all aspects of funeral operations

    • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure

    • Ability to serve families in a professional, respectful and timely manner

    • Comfortable networking within the community

    • Honest, caring, understanding, compassionate and authentic

    • Good listener with excellent communication skills, both on the phone and in person

    • Highly organized and detail oriented

    • Excellent time management skills

    • Valid Funeral Director/Embalmer and Crematory Manager’s licenses or the ability to obtain licenses in the State of California

    • Valid state issued driver license and acceptable driving record

    About the Employer:
    Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (cfcs) serves the living in life's most precious moments. Providing funeral, cremation, and cemetery services, cfcs assists in sharing this meaningful experience with family and friends. Cfcs is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services.

    Please send your letter of interest and resume to Bill Clark at bclark@thinkhr.com

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