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FULL-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT          

Location – Bloomfield, CT

Hours –     8:00am-4:00pm (Every other Saturday 8:00am-Noon)

Full-time 37.5 hours per week.

 

Position Overview:  We are seeking a dedicated and organized Administrative Assistant to join our team at Catholic Cemeteries Association.  As an Administrative Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing administrative support, maintaining records, and assisting with daily operations to ensure the smooth functioning of the office.  You will represent the Association to the public in a manner that reflects favorably on the Catholic church.

Responsibilities:

  • General Office Support:  Greet families, answer phones, and assist in maintaining a welcoming and professional office environment.

 

  • Record Keeping:  Maintain accurate and organized records of interments, burials, and other cemetery-related documents.  Update and input data in software programs as needed.

 

  • Documentation:  Prepare and process contracts, invoices, permits, and other documentation necessary for cemetery operations.  Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately and on time.

 

  • Financial Support:  Assist in tracking payments, processing all incoming payables, lot returns, etc.  In addition, handle all petty cash transactions.

 

  • Confidentiality:  Handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.

 

  • Collaboration:  Work closely with the Cemetery Manager and Assistant Cemetery Manager to ensure seamless communication and operations.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional administrative training a plus.
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or in a similar role.
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to interact with families professionally and empathetically.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Positive and supportive working environment.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Cemetery Manager.

Please send resumes to Nicole Redos- nredos@ccacem.org

Position Title:    Family Service Advisor

Employer:           Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Inc.

Locations:           New Haven/Waterbury

Position Summary

Family Service Advisors serve families with care and compassion, educating and guiding them through the process of making informed decisions for Advanced Planning of Cemetery needs, sudden loss of a loved one’s Cemetery needs, and Memorialization products and services. Family Service Advisors will demonstrate by example the value of the Catholic Church’s teachings on the Rite of Christian Burial in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.

Reporting to the Family Service Director, Family Service Advisors interact with families, Cemetery Managers, and other personnel/departments.  This is a performance-based sales and ministry position.

Education and Experience

  • College degree preferred with 2-4 years working in a performance-based sales environment having face-to-face contact with the customer

Position Requirements

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions
  • Able to assist families with a “Family First” approach
  • Knowledge of processes, principles, and methods for selling products and services
  • Record of accomplishment in networking, developing leads, contacting referrals, setting appointments, and meeting monthly sales goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in person and on the telephone
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required. A thorough background check and drug testing is required.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer excellent compensation for motivated individuals, which includes a base salary plus commissions and incentives. Benefits include medical, dental, paid vacation and sick days, and retirement benefits.

About the Employer

Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford Inc. serves the living in life’s most precious moments. Providing immediate and advanced planning cemetery services, Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Inc. assists in sharing this meaningful experience with family and friends through education and advising.   Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Inc. is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services. Local candidates only

Please send resumes to Nicole Redos- nredos@ccacem.org

Light Equipment Operator/Groundskeeper- Hartford, CT

The Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Inc. is currently seeking a Light Equipment operator/Groundskeeper to join our crew! In this role, you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of maintenance and cemetery-related tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain cemetery grounds using zero-turn mowers and string trimmers.
  • Assist in digging and filling graves.
  • Perform burial/entombment services.
  • Complete installation of monument foundations and setting of monuments.
  • Complete installation and maintenance of flush markers.
  • Complete cemetery clean-ups and improvement projects.
  • Work with a variety of hand tools including, shovels, rakes, hedge trimmers, string trimmers, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation.
  • Must be able to lift weights up to 80 lbs. or more with assistance. Position requires heavy physical effort with proper bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, climbing, dragging, and pulling.
  • Must be dependable and work well with others.
  • Must serve a three-month probationary period.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screening.

Working Conditions

Work is performed outdoors. Grounds crew is exposed to all types of weather throughout the year. This includes sun, heat and humidity, cold, rain, snow and wind. They are subject to noise, vibration, dirt, dust, and mud.

Experience

3-5 years previous experience in landscaping, grounds maintenance, operation of backhoe or other related labor experience is preferable. We will train motivated applicants. Backhoe experience a plus.

Salary

$31.98 per hour, progresses in accordance with union contract.

Please send resumes to RCocchiaro@ccacem.org

Seasonal Groundskeeper

The Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Inc. is currently seeking seasonal Groundskeepers to join our crew! In this role, you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of landscape maintenance and cemetery-related tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain cemetery grounds using zero-turn mowers and string trimmers.
  • Complete cemetery clean-ups and improvement projects.
  • General groundskeeping including leaf blowing, mulching, watering trees, etc.
  • Work with a variety of hand tools including, shovels, rakes, hedge trimmers, string trimmers, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation.
  • Must be able to lift weights up to 80 lbs. or more with assistance. Position requires heavy physical effort with proper bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, climbing, dragging, and pulling.
  • Must be dependable and work well with others.
  • Must serve a three-month probationary period.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screening.

Working Conditions

Work is performed outdoors. Grounds crew is exposed to all types of weather throughout the year. This includes sun, heat and humidity, cold, rain, snow and wind. They are subject to noise, vibration, dirt, dust, and mud. This position is an 8 month long seasonal position, 40 hours per week.

Salary

$16.00 per hour

Please send resumes to RCocchiaro@ccacem.org