Job Opportunities

Who We Are

Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS) is a non-profit organization founded in faith and dedicated to providing education, support and resources during life’s most difficult moments. We exert every effort to enable individuals to achieve their final wishes, and empower families to make thoroughly informed decisions.

We are devoted to earning our customers’ trust as their reliable resource for today and tomorrow-at all times guided by unique spiritual beliefs, cultural traditions and financial preferences.

Thank you for reviewing our open jobs and please read our “If You Believe” doctrine below as you contemplate joining us. “If You Believe” describes our commitment to our Faith, Customer, and Company.


Benefit

When it comes to our benefits and perks, we have everything you’d expect from a large company, like health insurance, retirement benefits and so on. Here are some of the programs you will learn more about.

  • Health Insurance
  • 403B Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time

 CFCS Position Opening Announcements


Funeral Director/Funeral Arranger/Funeral Assistant – St. Mary Funeral Center, Sacramento

Looking for a meaningful career serving families? Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (cfcs), a Ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento, is now accepting applications for Funeral Director, Funeral Arranger and Funeral Assistant to fill immediate openings at St. Mary Funeral Center and George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers in Sacramento.

CFCS is seeking individuals who have strong customer service and communication skills and enjoy working with people. There is no mortuary work required with the Funeral Arranger, Funeral Director, and Funeral Assistant opportunities – with exception to occasional transportation of decedents.

These positions offer an excellent compensation program including salary, paid vacations, medical/dental/vision insurance plan options, and retirement benefits. CFCS is looking for candidates who are career minded; caring individuals who want to succeed and grow in this meaningful ministry.

If you know someone who may be interested or if you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please send a cover letter stating which position you are applying for and include a current resume to alicek@cfcssacramento.org


Receptionist – St. Mary Cemetery and Funeral Center, Sacramento (Part-time)

Looking for a meaningful job serving families? CFCS is seeking bilingual (English/Spanish) Catholic individuals that have previous experience and strong customer service skills. This position primarily involves answering calls and advising families for funeral and cemetery services. Candidates should enjoy dealing with families and guiding them to a family service advisor. Candidates should be career minded, caring individuals who want to succeed and grow in this meaningful work.

Qualifications should include but are not limited to:

  • At least two years customer service experience
  • Fluency in Spanish and English
  • Ability to serve families in a professional, respectful and timely manner
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
  • Comfortable picking up the phone and set appointments
  • Comfortable actively networking within the community
  • Honest, caring, understanding, compassionate, authentic
  • Good listener/excellent communication skills, both on the phone and in person
  • Highly organized/detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Willingness to learn and grow

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to: Jerry Del Core at jdelcore@scd.org


Location/Cemetery Manager – St. Mary Cemetery, Sacramento

Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services is seeking Catholic individuals experienced in management and operations to direct the delivery of funeral services across multiple cemetery locations. This position also requires oversight of the Union employees and other departments, processes and legal compliance. Candidates should have experience with providing strategic direction in all aspects of operations and possess team leadership and team development skills. We offer excellent compensation and benefits for motivated, career minded individuals who want to succeed and grow in this meaningful work.

Qualifications should include but are not limited to:

  • A minimum of five years of experience managing employees and general operations
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to serve families in a professional, respectful and timely manner
  • Comfortable networking within the community
  • Honest, caring, understanding, compassionate and authentic
  • Good listener with excellent communication skills, both on the phone and in person
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Valid state issued driver license and acceptable driving record

General Manager – Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Citrus Heights

We have a rare opportunity for a General Manager at Calvary Catholic Cemetery & Funeral Center in Citrus Heights (Sacramento), CA. This position is with Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services, a Ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento.

We are searching for an individual with the proven skill set to manage all aspects of this location. A complete understanding of the Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Rites is essential. Successful candidates will be expected to direct and lead all personnel and ensure that the facility and equipment are maintained at a high degree of readiness. Candidate is responsible to deliver the best care and service possible with each family that we work with at Calvary.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare, present and manage operating and Cap Ex budgets
  • Lead Family Service Advisors with a minimum of 1 weekly meeting focused on strategic initiatives and performance
  • Provide ongoing coaching and training thru both observation and passive participation in phone calls and in-office family meetings.
  • Provide quarterly performance review evaluations.
  • Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral and cemetery details.
  • Advise customers on technical or procedural issues.
  • Direct and supervise work of funeral Directors, funeral arrangers, death certificate clerks and other staff.
  • Supervise up to 20 employees.
  • Ensure that all funeral and cemetery services are delivered at the highest level and comply with applicable policies, regulations and laws.
    • Resolve any and all customer issues.
    • Explain goals, policies, or procedures to staff members.
    • Set performance goals for staff.
    • Communicate Diocesan policies and procedures.
    • Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
    • Train and develop staff skill set.
    • Attend Diocesan or community events to promote funeral center, funeral services or cemetery.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years Cemetery and/or Funeral experience is required.
  • Must have a compete understanding of the Operations of a cemetery and funeral home.
  • Must know how to lead Funeral Service Advisors and ground men with equal skill.
  • Must understand the wants and needs of our clientele.
  • Must know how to lead and motivate current staff.
  • Must know how to recruit, hire, train and develop staff.
  • Must understand how to price and manage inventory, oversee Cap Ex projects.analyze financial reports to determine actions necessary to maintain and/or improve the location’s performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Must be willing to participate in community organizations.
  • Valid California driver’s license is required.
  • Some weekend and evening work required.

Duties include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Manage, plan and direct the maintenance and operations activities of the Cemetery.
  • Must have experience creating sales and operational budgets.
  • Must have a successful track record for delivering sales results and expense controls, including CapEx projects.
  • Must be a creative problem solver.
  • Oversee and manage Funeral Service Advisors with Pre-need Funeral, Pre-need Cemetery and At-need Funeral families.
  • Oversee and manage work of all grounds men at the facility.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and set performance standards for staff;
  • Enforce Cemetery and Funeral policies along with all Federal and State laws.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Minimum Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Mortuary Science or related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience involving customer service, sales, marketing and business operations, two of which have been with a cemetery or related service.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Desirable Qualifications:Certification in funeral direction or cemetery management is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid Funeral Director’s License from the State of California is desirable.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Certification in funeral direction or cemetery management is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid Funeral Director’s License from the State of California is desirable.

Licenses:

  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment.

Special Conditions and other Requirements:

  • May be required to work weekends, evenings and unusual hours in the performance of duties or in emergency situations.
  • Must be available on an “on-call” basis as assigned.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to: Jerry Del Core at jdelcore@scd.org


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