Service Corporation International (SCI) Driver in Austin, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
We currently have a part time opening for a Driver at Cook-Walden Funeral Home - Cook-Walden Embalming- Cook-Walden Lamar Crematory in Austin, TX. 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.
Drives a variety of vehicles which may include a hearse, limousine or removal vehicle. May transport clients during services or deceased person(s) to medical examiner/mortuary from place of death and from mortuary to place of funeral service and interment.
Assists casket bearers in moving deceased to place of funeral service or interment.
Inspects stocks and cleans vehicles before departing from garage to point of destination to pick up passengers.
Fuels cars as needed.
Arrives at appointed destination on or before agreed upon time.
Respects families by maintaining a code of confidence and limiting interaction to professional conversation.
Assists passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience given to the handicapped and elderly.
Assists with the movement of the casketed deceased and related items into and out of the visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service.
Assists in forming the funeral procession in its proper order while attending and directing traffic on funeral home and/or church parking lots.
Drives the hearse, family limousine or other vehicles in the funeral procession and/or other funeral related activities.
Assist in loading flowers into flower car and/or hearse.
May assist with arranging floral tributes in visitation area, funeral home chapel, church or other place of service.
Other driving services as needed by location
Other duties as directed by management
Requirements & Qualifications
- High School or GED equivalent
- A minimum of 1 year driving experience is required.
Valid Driver’s License and acceptable Driving Record
Chauffer’s license as required by state laws
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Professional appearance including appropriate dress is required
Ability to follow instructions given over the phone or in person
Ability to work effectively with others
Ability to communicate politely, professionally and appropriately with passengers
Must be flexible and adaptable to changing schedules
Basic computer knowledge is helpful
Excellent customer service skills
Must be compassionate and courteous
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
Associate Requisition ID Req.54455
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