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Career Openings

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Apprentice Opening

The position will manage, prepare and direct funeral services and coordinate the delivery of remains to the funeral home under the supervision of a licensed funeral director. The major objectives are to provide the highest quality services and products and to satisfy the needs of any client family. Geographic boundaries for this position may encompass more than one firm or location in a given area of multiple company operations.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner so that you get along with families, co-workers and management.
  • Delivery of remains to funeral home. Most often will make contact with client family members and will effect initial coordination of activities with medical examiner and satisfy other legal requirements. (i.e. FTC Rules).
  • May be required to perform Pre-arrangement Family Service Associate function of assisting client families with requested service arrangements, selection of funeral merchandise and other products and financial arrangements.
  • Plan and effect placement of casket in visitation area, adjust light fixtures and arrange or supervise arrangement of floral tributes.
  • Direct casket bearers in placement and removal of casket to and from funeral coach, chapel or other place of service and interment location.
  • Direct and usher families and service attendees in and from the place where funeral services are conducted.
  • Coordinate all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons, fraternal or military organizations who may participate in the conduct of the funeral service.
  • Possess knowledge of the geographic location of all hospitals, cemeteries, crematories, churches, synagogues, and other places where funeral services may be held including traffic patterns to and from each location and entrance and exit points of each building.
  • Communicate with each clergyman in the trade area as to the conduct of individual funeral services (i.e. musical preference, open or closed casket, traditional or contemporary attitudes).
  • Most often, lead funeral procession from place of service to interment site.
  • Possess necessary licensure or other certification to meet local or state legal requirements in order to perform the functions of an Apprentice Funeral Director, always working under the supervision of a licensed funeral director.
  • Assist with visitation by ushering and directing families and visitors of deceased to and from visitation area.
  • Assist in the transportation of family members assuring timely departure and arrival as agreed with client family.
  • Arrange family automobiles in funeral procession in accordance with the client family’s wishes.
  • Ensure that all employees participating in a given funeral service are performing their assigned functions and in place at designated times.
  • Arrange and coordinate shipment of remains to and from other cities and localities.

The above duties are neither intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities for this position, nor are they intended to be a listing of prerequisite skills and abilities. The purpose is to describe the general nature of the position.

Essential Physical Responsibilities

  • Ability to tolerate exposure to hazardous substances subject to government requirements.
  • Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling, with assistance, of objects up to approximately 400 pounds.
  • Occasional stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 30 pounds for short distances.
  • Ability to travel by standard methods of transportation.
  • Manual dexterity required for clerical tasks.
  • Must be capable of communicating with management and supervised employees.
  • Must be free from judgment-impairing conditions, disease or addictions, or those, which impair ability to interact with employees, management or the public.

Qualifications

  • Valid Apprentice Funeral Directors License in the State of Oklahoma.
  • Possess a valid Drivers’ License and meet the driving performance standards as determined by management. MVR’s may be reviewed annually for compliance, and any conviction or at-fault accidents should be immediately reported to management.

Education Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Please email resume to dan@schaudtfuneralservice.com

OUR LOCATIONS

Schaudt's Glenpool Funeral Service & Cremation Care Centers
Phone: (918) 291-1700
719 E 141st St, Glenpool, OK 74033

Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service & Cremation Care Centers
Phone: (918) 756-3300
220 S Alabama Ave, Okmulgee, OK 74447

Schaudt's Tulsa Funeral Service & Cremation Care Centers
Phone: (918) 523-5757
5757 S Memorial Dr, Tulsa, OK 74145


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