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Burial Vault Driver (HOME DAILY)

Wilbert Funeral Services Inc. Shreveport Full-Time
$12.00/ hour
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Wilbert Funeral Services Inc. Wilbert is a concrete manufacturer and service provider to the funeral industry, building trades and agricultural marketplaces. Our manufactured products include burial vaults, monuments, septic takes, retaining walls, storm shelters, and miscellaneous agricultural precast products. With operations in 22 states, we are always looking for candidates who desire a career opportunity.

Our company operates 7 days a week to provide service to our customers during difficult times so overtime is available including some evenings, weekends and holidays. No experience required - willing to train. If you are an energetic, responsible, hard-working and willing to work a flexible schedule, then this is a great career opportunity for you.

This is one of the most important positions within our company and requires a person with attention to detail, a great amount of respect and we are looking for someone that will set each and every burial site up as if they were setting it up for their own loved one, because it is that important each and every time. This career involves working outdoors and providing customer service to deliver and install concrete burial vaults and prepare them for graveside committal services. Professional conduct and appearance are extremely important to our customers and the families they serve. As you know, the families we serve have just experienced the significant and stressful loss of a loved one, our role is to make their burial experience respectful, dignified, and flawless thus allowing them to move forward and grieve

Position Overview

This career involves working outdoors and providing customer service to deliver and install concrete burial vaults and prepare them for graveside committal services. Professional conduct and appearance are important to our customers and the families they serve more than any other position in the company. The families we serve have just experienced the significant and stressful loss of a loved one. Our role is to make their burial experience respectful, dignified, and flawless thus allowing them to move forward and grieve. Our company operates 7 days a week to provide service to our customers during difficult times so overtime is available including some evenings, weekends and holidays. No experience required - willing to train. If you are an energetic, responsible, hard-working and can be flexible with your work schedule then this is a great career opportunity for you

Essential Job Functions

  • Closing and lowering vault after service. (In some instances, this task may include assisting the gravedigger in closing the grave by shoveling dirt.)
  • Prep concrete burial vaults as ordered
  • Load, transport and unload burial vaults in the company vehicle
  • Installing vault into the grave
  • Assembly and disassembly of graveside tents
  • Preparation for graveside service (placing folding chairs/chair covers / artificial grass)
  • Keep daily reports including pre-trip and post-trip logs
  • Maintain a maintenance schedule on the vehicle and all equipment
  • Maintain a clean and organized delivery truck, warehouse and shop
  • Responsible for all work functions to be performed timely, correctly, and in a safe manner
  • Provide a safe, clean, respectful and dignified burial presentation for the family and guests at the grave site.
  • Communicate all service related exceptions and issues with the plant manager immediately.

Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Chauffeur License in LA would be  plus
  • Be self-motivated and self-monitored with little supervision needed
  • Maintain a clean and respectful personal appearance, wearing a clean uniform when required
  • This position will require working weekends, as needed
  • Must pass a drug screen and background/MVR check
  • Must be a team player
  • Customer service oriented

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Full body movement, use of all senses, able to lift a minimum of 80 lbs.
  • The job will be working outdoors and being exposed to all types of weather conditions

What we provide

  • Career advancement.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance after 60 days of employment.
  • HSA participation after 60 days of employment with company match.
  • 401k participation after 90 days of employment with company match.
  • The company paid Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.
  • Safety Shoe and Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Six paid holidays per year.
  • One week of paid vacation after 6 months of employment.
  • Evaluation with possible merit increase after 90 days of employment.
  • Yearly performance reviews.
  • Referral bonus of up to $600.
  • Direct deposit from the first day of employment.
  • NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Skills required

Operate Wheeled Vehicle
Driving
Operate Truck
Operate Trailer
Report Mechanical Failure
Unload Package
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Wilbert Funeral Services Inc. is the industry leader in burial vaults and related products, with our heritage dating back to 1880 when Leo Haase became the first manufacturer of concrete burial vaults in the United States. (Read history)

Wilbert W. Haase, Leo’s nephew, took over the reins and led the company on a path of growth through a simple credo: provide innovative, reliable products that protect loved ones with dignity.

As you know, service is equally important in this industry. You can rely on your Wilbert licensee to deliver and set up the vault at the grave site in a timely, professional manner, helping to create a dignified, respectful service for the family. We know that ultimately, it all reflects on you.

For cremation families, Wilbert offers a wide choice of urns, jewelry and related materialization items which you can sell with the assurance of support from Wilbert and your Licensee.

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