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Funeral Director Area Manager

Company: Gpac
Location: Collinsville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Funeral Homes - Location Manager

Service

  • At every level, our dedicated team members display a strong work ethic and
    commitment to our core values, respect for the family, the profession, and the

    individual.
  • Work with leading experts in the funeral and cemetery profession.
    Benefits
  • Financial assistance programs encouraging employees through education and
    development in industry related subjects.
  • Robust Health and Welfare Plans, and savings account options, designed to
    support your personal needs, enhance well-being and help navigate life's

    challenges.
  • Rich 401k and Roth Retirement Plan options available for both Full Time and Part
    Time employees along with a Company Match.
  • Variety of Vacation, Personal Days and Sick Days based on your role emphasizing
    the importance of physical and emotional replenishment for our team.
  • Employee Discounts on services, merchandise, and property to help our team
    members in their time of need.
  • Competitive salary compensable based on market rate and industry experience.
    Culture
  • We value honesty, courage, integrity, ethical behavior and the development of
    personal growth.
  • We are rooted in the communities to provide a personal touch to every family we
    serve.
  • We believe in the value of funeral and cemetery service, drawing on decades of
    experience to create the best experience for our families.

    Summary/Objective

    This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Funeral Home.

    Essential Functions
  • Oversees the management of resources and day-to-day operations.
  • Develops and fosters an environment of professional excellence, focused on
    providing exemplary service to all client families served.
    • Identifies, implements and continuously improves internal practices and
      processes to ensure maximum productivity and achieve a high degree of client

      family and positive employee relations atmosphere.
    • Strategically aligns staff with operational, customer service, sales and community
      growth goals to achieve or exceed the applicable locations financial growth and

      goals.
    • Responsible for assuring that the facilities, lawn and grounds is well maintained
      at all times.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      Competencies
    • Communication Proficiency.
    • Teamwork Orientation.
    • Detail Orientation.
    • Thoroughness.
    • Customer Service Orientation.
    • Time Management.
      Required Education, Experience, Certifications and Licensure
      • Four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
        preferred.
      • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience preferred in a funeral home.
      • Current Funeral Director license is highly preferred.
      • Valid state issued driver's license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
        preferred.
        • Ability to communicate effectively with internal, as well as external customers,
          community leaders, and grieving client families.
        • Ability to empathize with client families and their guests and demonstrate tact
          and patience in emotionally charged situations.
        • Tactful and professional when dealing with complaints or dissatisfaction with
          services or merchandise.
        • Maintains a positive attitude and working environment through organization and
          communication.
        • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects, prioritizes tasks, and exercise
          good judgment.

          Supervisory Responsibility
        • Employees in this role are regularly required to climb, sit, stand, bend, kneel, and
          frequently lift to 25 pounds.
        • This position may also require reaching, pushing, and pulling.
        • This position may also be exposed to chemicals and/ or blood borne pathogens.
          Other Duties

          Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive

          listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this

          job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without

          notice.

          Take the next step in your Funeral Director and Embalming career. Please contact Layden Johnson directly at or 605-403-5196 or layden.johnson@gogpac.com for more information.

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: Gpac, Springfield , Funeral Director Area Manager, Executive , Collinsville, Illinois

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