Assistant Funeral Operations Manager

at VTS Human Resources Consulting
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Description

Vacancies within a Funeral Home

 

A

well-established Funeral Parlour situated in Voortrekker road in the Western

Cape is looking for people who are interested in building their careers in this

family business.

 

Assistant Funeral Operations

Manager (Salary ±R10 000) Ref: 2101

 

This individual has the opportunity to

be mentored and career pathed to been promoted to the position of Funeral

Operations Manager

 

 

 

Key

performance areas

 

 

 

The

Employee will assume the duties of a Funeral Undertaker and will assist the Operations

Manager in the execution of his duties. The key performance areas will be

adapted on an annual basis to career path the individual.

 

Assist

with management of staff – setting staff rosters – assigning duties and

responsibilities- ensuring discipline – performance management – staff training

 

To Oversee the preparation and care of

the remains of people who have died

 

Assist

the Ops Manager with all the details related to the funeral ceremony and

burial.

 

Assist

the Ops Manager with compliance to the relative legislation pertaining to undertaking

 

Assist

with compliance to with sanitation and health-related standards.

 

Assist

the Ops Manager with the family of the deceased in the choice of casket, type

of funeral service, and preparation of the remains, which may be burial,

cremation, or entombment.

 

To

a caregiver and, at times, a counsellor. To deal respectfully and

sympathetically with families of the deceased, guiding them through decisions

they may not be prepared to make and taking great care that their wishes are

carried out.

 

Must

be sensitive and knowledgeable to these differences in cultures and religions

affect burial customs

 

Other

responsibilities are administrative and logistical, such as securing

information and filing the death certificate.

 

Ensure

that staff conduct themselves and their tasks in line with the Companies

custom, practice and values.

 

Promote products and services of the

funeral home

 

 

 

Skills and attributes

 

 

 

Matric

 

Valid

driver’s license

 

At

least 3 Years’ experience working in a Funeral Home or similar

 

Diploma

in Management and or mortuary studies

 

The incumbent should have

the ability to show compassion toward others, aptitude

for remaining calm in stressful situation have good

report writing skills and be fully computer literate. Have the ability to give

attention to detail;

have excellent organizing and co-ordination qualities with strong communication

and interpersonal skills.  Good negotiating skills, Ability to work

independently, self-motivated

and resourceful, Ability to multi-task, Able to operate successfully under

tight deadlines and time pressures, Build and maintain and retain relationships.

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

 

[email protected]