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Bilinual (Eglish/Spanish) Support Staff

Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles

Posted 1/9/2017 until 4/30/2017

Description:

Description: Support Staff provides information and assistance to cemetery patrons regarding cemetery property, policies and practices. Support Staff also works with parish priests and mortuary officials; performs clerical work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.
 
• Assists Manager on correspondence regarding complaints from patrons, suppliers and other companies.
 
• May assist Manager with answering mail regarding locations, genealogy and business matters.
 
• Assists patrons with questions and concerns or refers to Manager for resolution.
 
• Tracks inventory of office supplies and orders supplies as needed with the approval of the Manager.
 
• Completes forms for dis-interments and re-interments.
 
• Completes affidavit of heirs and/or release of interest forms as needed.
 
• Prepares in-house and FCP Certificate of Ownership and forwards to patrons.
 
• Processes and verifies daily burial and memorial permits.
 
• Prepares daily pending interment list and board.
 
• Maintains grave, crypt, and niche count for monthly and yearly inventory.
 
• Obtains burial permits from the Health Department.
 
• Performs varied and general clerical work including typing, filing and answering telephones.
 
• Types interments and grave index cards.
 
• Supports in the FSP/FCP area with processing of contracts.
 
• May be required to interpret and/or translate for families in Spanish, as needed.
 
• May assume the responsibilities of the Accounting Assistant, as needed.
 
• May assume duties from the FSP Counselor when they are not available to assist families and mortuaries.
 
• Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 
 

Requirements:

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

• Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.

• High School Diploma or equivalent. Coursework in bookkeeping, basic clerical skills and experience with public relations or customer service.

• Two years of office related experience including bookkeeping responsibilities.

• Bilingual skills in English/Spanish.

• Valid California Driver’s License. Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• Modern office methods and procedures.

• Record-keeping techniques.

• Computer operation and standard office equipment.

Ability to:

• Relate to patrons and families with empathy and compassion.

• Perform basic math computations effectively and accurately.

• Communicate effectively in written and oral form.

• Master cemetery policies and procedures.

• Position involves sitting, standing and/or walking. Position requires ability to frequently exert up to 10 pounds of force to move objects and occasionally exert up to 20 pounds.

• Filing and retrieving documents from 4-drawers-cabinets 5 feet high. Must reach above shoulder for 2 drawers or crouch to reach lower drawers.

• Sustain frequent movement of fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.

HOW TO APPLY:
 
Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on our website at: http://archla.org/employmentpdf
 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to: employment@la-archdiocese.org
 
 
Please send your email with the following subject line: Your First & Last Name, Support Staff, Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles
 
 
WALK IN APPLICATIONS ARE WELCOME
 
 

Information/Application Contact:

Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles
4201 Whittier Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90023
FAX: (213) 637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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