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TEMP Support Staff Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City

Posted 11/8/2017 until 1/31/2018

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:
 
Provides information and assistance to cemetery patrons regarding cemetery property, policies and practices; 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:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 the Archdiocese website at:
http://archla.org/employmentpdf
 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume and cover letter to: employment@la-archdiocese.org

 
Please submit the email with the following subject line:
Your First & Last Name, Temp Support Staff , Holy Cross-Culver City

Information/Application Contact:

Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
5835 West Slauson Ave.
Culver City CA 90230
FAX: (213) 637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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