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Careers at Hillside

Established in the 1940’s, Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary continues to be one of the most respected organizations in the community. This nationally renowned Jewish memorial park boasts a pristine setting that, together with its professional environment, offers the ideal conditions for a unique, challenging, and rewarding career.

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan as well as paid vacation and company holidays for our full-time employees. The right candidate will follow and remain consistent with our culture, traditions, and core values while addressing the needs of the families we serve with compassion and empathy.

Interested in a position? Please send resumes to hr@hillsidememorial.org

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary have been serving the Jewish community for 80 years. Hillside provides a means to honor and remember loved ones in beauty, tranquility, and the comfort of Jewish traditions.

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is an equal opportunity employer.


Funeral Director

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is currently seeking a Funeral Director to join their team in Los Angeles, California. The Funeral Director conducts multiple funeral and memorial services from setup to completion. This includes setting up flowers, chapels, programs, music selections, caskets and waiting on family members, all to make services meaningful while providing a positive customer service experience. The Funeral Director also handles financial payments for balances due in addition to working closely with mortuary secretaries, chapel  attendants, assistant funeral directors and counselors. A high level of customer service interaction is necessary with families, guests and rabbis. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to keeping the mortuary stocked with materials as well as light housekeeping which includes, vacuuming, emptying trash cans, dusting and other tasks required to maintain a neat and orderly facility. A funeral director’s license or the ability to obtain a funeral director’s license is required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong ability to exercise sound judgment
• Strong ability to evaluate and appropriately address privacy and confidentiality
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks
• Demonstrated ability to act with a high degree of initiative
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong accuracy and attention to detail skills
• Professional attitude, demeanor and presentation
• Proficiency in Windows, including Word and Excel

Above all, we are looking for someone who is able to address the needs of the families we serve in a compassionate and empathetic manner; while remaining consistent to our high standards and core values.

This position must be able to work Sunday through Friday from 8:00-4:30. This position is off on Saturdays and one other day during the week. Rotating Fridays and Saturdays off once per month.

• Must pass physical and drug test post offer
• Must be able to lift 20 pounds
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must pass background check
• Position requires regular attendance and cannot be performed from home

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, a 403(b)-retirement plan as well as paid vacation and company holidays. Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary has been serving the Jewish community for more than 80 years providing a means to honor and remember loved ones in beauty, tranquility and the comfort of Jewish traditions. The right candidate will follow and remain consistent with our culture, traditions and core values while addressing the needs of the families we serve with compassion and empathy.
Job Type: Full-time


Field Crew Associate

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is currently seeking a highly motivated Field Crew Associate to join our team in Los Angeles, California.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set-up and closing of graves and wall crypt sites.
  • Assist visitors in the park with trimming and cleaning of burial site markers.
  • Install markers on ground and walls and marker rubbings.
  • Assist rabbis and funeral directors at services.
  • Additional responsibilities include washing down sidewalks and wall crypts, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning of flower stations, cobweb removal, cleaning sarcophagus, and picking up debris from various areas of the park.
  • Other duties may include but are not limited to picking up parts and materials as needed from outside vendors and stores and interacting with families and guests to Hillside.

Qualifications:

  • Backhoe and tractor operation experience preferred but not required
  • Experience with hand-held power tools and light equipment and two-way radios preferred
  • A minimum of one year relevant experience preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean DMV record
  • Strong ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail skills
  • Positive and professional attitude and demeanor
  • Must pass a basic physical and drug test post offer
  • Must pass a lifting test of 100 lbs. and be able to push and pull 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time and access all areas of the park
  • Must be able to stoop and bend and stand on scaffolding or climb ladders up to 25 feet

This position must be able to work Sundays with a rotating schedule and be able to work outside in all types of weather.

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary has been serving the Jewish community for more than 80 years. Hillside provides a means to honor and remember loved ones in beauty, tranquility, and the comfort of Jewish traditions.


 

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary is an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.