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SCI Shared Resources LLC Serviceman in Montreal, Canada

Overview & Responsibilities / Aperçu et responsabilités

We currently have a part time opening for a Funeral Services Assistant at Embalming Cost Center Montreal in Montreal, Quebec. 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.


Responsible for carrying out tasks as assigned by management. Depending on the location, these tasks can range from serving client families during funerals and visitations to assisting in removals and transfers to general cleaning and upkeep of the building both inside and outside. The foregoing duties are intended as examples and not limitations on the functions of this position.

Responsibilities must be performed in alignment with SCI’s

  • mission and values, and in compliance with:

  • Company policies and operating procedures.

  • Federal, state and local regulations.

  • The Company’s General Injury and Illness Prevention Program (which promotes and maintains a safe and healthy work environment).


Assists with Funerals and Visitations

  • Provides support under the direction of the Funeral Director. Specific tasks assigned may include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Directs or escorts mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.

  • Greets people at the funeral home.

  • Offers assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines.

  • Acts as a pallbearer.

  • Arranges floral offerings or lights around caskets.

  • Carries flowers to hearses or limousines for transportation to places of interment.

  • Places caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.

  • Cleans funeral parlors and chapels.

  • Performs a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensures that services run smoothly as planned.

  • Places caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.

  • Cleans funeral parlors and chapels.

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

Assists with Removals and Transfers

  • Assists licensed embalmers or apprentices with removals and transfers . Specific tasks assigned may include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Assists with the removal from the place of death and transfer of the deceased to the designated company location.

  • Ensures all SCI policies and procedures are carried out for each removal and transfer.

Performing embalming and associated services

  • Care for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include: embalming, removals and transfers, cosmetology, dressing, hairstyling, and any other preparation required for human remains

  • Adhere to all professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations applicable to embalming and preparing human remains

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

  • Assist with maintenance of preparation room and the facility; receive caskets and other funeral home supplies

Requirements & Qualifications / Exigences et qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid current license to embalm in the state / province where work will occur


  • Funeral industry experience would also be a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must hold valid current license to perform duties, operate crematory, drive a car or hearse

  • Previous customer service and/or sales experience would be a definite asset

  • Knowledge of computers and some software would be an asset, or willingness to learn

  • Good driving record & must provide a driver’s license

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 .

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

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Service Corporation International is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the relevant legislation. If you require an accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.

Service Corporation International est un employeur équitable, et s’engage à offrir des mesures d’accommodation en respect à la législation pertinente. Si vous nécessitez un mesure d’accommodation pour appliquer, ou pour participer au processus de sélection, veuillez aviser le département des Ressources Humaines.

Requisition ID / Numéro de l'offre Req.77812

# of Openings / Nombre de postes 1

Category / Catégorie d'emploi Administration and Clerical

Time Type Part-Time

Location Name or Address : Postal Code H3V 1E5