Service Corporation International (SCI) Crematory Operator in North Bergen, New Jersey
Overview & Responsibilities
We currently have a full time opening for a Crematory Operator at Garden State Cremtory in North Bergen, NJ. 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.
Properly receive and process human remains and ensures that the cremated remains are returned to the authorized person(s) according to company procedures and applicable Federal, State and Municipal regulations.
Duties must be performed consistent with company mission and values and adherence to company policies and procedures.
Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing all the tasks involved in the cremation process
Receives remains and ensures all documentation is complete and visual identification of the deceased is complete and accurate.
Completes all required documentation with respect to cremation process and equipment maintenance
Adheres to all professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations applicable to the cremation of human remains
Adheres to all applicable policies and procedures
Maintains all Company logs/reports and required state-specific reports
Maintains all chain of custody paperwork
Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct
Maintains the crematorium, equipment and adjacent facilities
May deliver/release cremated remains to appropriate funeral home or proper authority
Other duties as directed by management
Requirements & Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a formal program at a college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science where required by state law.
- Certified Crematory Operator as required by state law; valid driver’s license required if performing removals and transfers of bodies and delivering cremated remains
- Minimum one to three months experience as an apprentice
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Familiar with the basic operation of industrial equipment to include basic trouble-shooting skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to maintain effective relationships with all affiliates and/or third parties
Good communication skills
High level of compassion and integrity
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi task and set priorities
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.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
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
Job Locations US-NJ-North Bergen
Associate Requisition ID Req.47951
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Operations