Funeral Home Driver

Full Time

Website Grupo Deco America

This position requires you to use your personal vehicle to complete job assignments. Mileage will be paid for all miles driven for business use.Summary Of Duties: The Funeral Home Transportation/Support Driver has the main responsibility of responding to requests for removal of decedents from hospitals, convalescent homes, residentials, coroners, bordering states, airport, etc. and transporting to the specified location. This also requires placement of casket prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around caskets; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment. In addition, this position requires performing a variety of administrative tasks that includes but is not limited to: delivering and picking up important documents to different government and private agencies, completing and submitting applicable required paperwork, and completing miscellaneous administrative tasks as assigned. Drivers are also required to perform various building maintenance responsibilities when instructed to do so; these responsibilities include but is not limited to housekeeping duties, organizing product merchandise and inventory, and required mortuary laboral duties that are assigned. Drivers are required to assist the Funeral Home Managers and staff with other support functions, unless otherwise indicated. Funeral Home Transportation/Support Driver will be scheduled to start their day at East Olympic Funeral Home in Los Angeles, CA 90022 but will be required to travel to different locations on a daily basis. Start time and locations are subject to change. Must have and be willing to use there own mode of transportation to conduct business tasks and functions; mileage will be paid.*Essential Responsibilities:Adhere to company procedures, state and federal regulations concerning proper methods in the care of, placement, and transportation of decedents. Responsible for following chain of custody policies and including proper log books.Review inventory checklist and ensure all instructions are followed in dressing, casketing, andtransport requests.Complete labor tasks associated with descendents, inventory and merchandise that include but are not limited to organizing descendents, product, merchandise, and inventory; packaging merchandise, product, inventory, and descendents. Complete other related tasks as needed.Deliver and pick up decedent’s and their personal items, important documents, inventory, and merchandise to different funeral homes, healthcare facilities, convalescent homes, government and private agencies according to specifications of funeral home staff and management.Completing and submitting applicable required paperwork, and completing miscellaneous administrative tasks as assigned. Accurately complete first call informational forms with every case.General labor and building maintenance duties that include but are not limited to housekeeping duties, emergency spill clean up, descendent related cleaning responsibilities, and required mortuary cleaning duties that are assigned.Responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all company vehicles and ensuring vehicle safety inspections/procedures are being conducted as needed. Maintaining clean and serviced equipment at all times.Assist with dressing, staging, casketing, and other mortuary duties.Collect daily cash (stagecoach bags) from Funeral Homes and make deposits at the bank and the distribution of checks among all funeral homes on the assigned days.Must attend and complete required training and achieve job specific certification. Attend other applicable training sessions when instructed to do so.Assist in answering phones and other clerical duties when instructed to do so.Must follow strict safety protocol and procedures set forth by company safety program and industry standards.Responsible for proper timekeeping and submitting personal payroll records within a required time frame.Able to use your own personal vehicle when a company vehicle is not available; mileage will be reimbursed on miles driven for business use on personal vehicles.**Requirements & Qualifications:High School or GED equivalent required.A minimum of 2 years of driving experience is required; Funeral Driver experience preferred.Valid and current CA driver’s license and vehicle insurance, and acceptable driving record.Must attend and complete required training and achieve job specific certification.**Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Must exhibit exceptional professionalism, be empathetic, compassionate, have excellent communication and customer service skills.Comfortable interacting with clients, staff, and third-party associates healthcare staff, government staff, and family members during a difficult time.Must be detailed oriented, possess proficient writing skills and be able to work independently.Able to speak, read, and write English and Spanish.Professional appearance including appropriate dress is required.Knowledge of daily bank activity.Must have attention to detail, ability to follow instructions, and work effectively with othersMust be flexible, adaptable, and able to work constantly changing schedules. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.Possess basic computer, microsoft office application, and/or google drive applications skills.**Physical/Work Conditions:Must be able to lift 100 lbs. or more.Must be able to stand, sit, lift, pull, push, and kneel for long periods of time.The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold,wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.Immunization of Hep B required.**Normal Working Hours:Monday-Friday; 7:00am-4:00pm; nights and weekends as needed*Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 – $18.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insuranceVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayWeekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:Bonus payExperience:Driving: 2 years (Preferred)Funeral Home: 1 year (Preferred)Language:English and Spanish (Preferred)License/Certification:Drivers License with Acceptable Driving Record (Preferred)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One locationShow more

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