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Assistant Cemetery Manager

Resurrection Cemetery, Rosemead

Posted 2/15/2017 until 4/1/2017

Description:

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 the Cemetery Manager in planning, organizing and directing day-to-day operations and activities at an Archdiocesan cemetery.

·         Provides administrative support by preparing financial and statistical records and reports.

·         Performs the duties of the Cemetery Manager in the Manager’s absence.

·         Assists in coordinating office and grounds activities to assure efficient and effective operations.

·         Trains and provides work direction to office support staff.

·         Monitors and analyzes office workflow and makes recommendations to improve efficiency.

·         Investigates and resolves operational problems and complaints or refers to Cemetery Manager as appropriate.

·         Counsels families and cemetery patrons making pre-need and at-need burial arrangements.

·         Provides specialized information concerning cemetery policies and procedures, available product lines, locations and costs.

·         Assists cemetery patrons at the counter, on the telephone and in writing.

·         Prepares and processes a variety of documents including contracts, invoices, receipts, permits and other forms.

·         Calculates and totals purchase price for grave, crypt, memorial, marker, bell-liner and flower vase.

·         Receives and counts cash payments and processes for deposit according to established procedures.

·        Operates office equipment including typewriter, copier, computer terminal and calculator.

·         Performs related duties as required.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

 

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

 

·         High School Diploma or equivalent.  Coursework in accounting, business administration or social science. Experience with public relations or customer service.

·         Three years of increasingly responsible experience in cemetery office work.

·         Bilingual skills in English/Spanish required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Knowledge of:

 

·         Basic accounting principles and practices.

·         Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.

·         General principles of business administration.

·         Cemetery grounds and office activities.

·         Interpersonal skills including tact, courtesy and diplomacy.

 

Skill in:

 

·         Financial and statistical report preparation.

·         Providing administrative support to the Cemetery Manager.

·         Providing specialized information and assistance to others.

 

Ability to:

 

·         Assist the Manager of a large cemetery in directing operations and office activities.

·         Prepare and maintain financial and statistical records and reports.

·         Communicate effectively in written and oral form.

·         Serve as Cemetery Manager in the Manager’s absence.

·         Advise and assist cemetery patrons in making burial arrangements.

·         Relate to patrons and families with empathy and concern.

·         Train and provide work direction to office support staff.

·         Develop and maintain effective working relationships.

·         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.


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, Assistant Cemetery Manager, Resurrection, Montebello​

Information/Application Contact:

Resurrection Cemetery, Rosemead
966 North Potrero Grande Dr.
Montebello CA 90640
FAX: 213-637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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