Mortuary Science Department at San Antonio College

The Mortuary Science Department is the first college-based funeral service education program to be offered in Texas.

12/09/2020

Introducing Professor SmiThpeter’s mangled and severed head by Anthony.

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Funeral Director

Funeral Director position open at:
Sunset Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway
San Antonio, TX 78218

Funeral Director Sunset Funeral Home – San Antonio, TX Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates. Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work! Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Implements choices made by the families’ legal representatives regarding the final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Interacts with the family to fulfill the death care needs of their loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing Board in the practicing state or province.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
 Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
 Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts
 Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payments in accordance with company policies
 Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
 Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
 Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
 Verifies identification of the deceased and authorization for embalming
 Cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which may include: performing removals and transfers including lifting of deceased human remains; dressing and preparing caskets; coordinating and assisting with funeral services and visitations
 Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions
 Handles aftercare including delivery of: documentation, stationery, information on insurance, health benefits and pension and pre-arrangements for next of kin
 Handles pre-need sales where applicable. And, or ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors
 Ensures adherence to all professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules applicable to the provision of funeral services
 Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance
 Promotes and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
 Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education
 High School diploma or equivalent
 Completion of a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science as required by state/provincial law
Experience
 Apprentice, Funeral Director experience as required by state/provincial law
 2 years directly related experience preferred Certification/Licenses
 Must meet all licensing requirements required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board
 Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs
 Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office Suite required
 High level of compassion and integrity
 Good communication skills
 Problem solving skills
 Ability to multi task and set priorities
 Ability to work weekends and evenings
 Detail oriented Who we are. What we do. We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life. "SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Application link: https://sci.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SCI/job/TX---San-Antonio/Funeral-Director-Embalmer_Req90845

sci.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates. Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work! Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Implements choices made by the families’ legal representatives regarding th...

11/09/2020

Although he lives in us and is always with us, Mr. G will be missed. We Love You!
My Spirit Be Joyful- J.S. Bach

11/09/2020

Sunset Memorial Park & Funeral Home
Celebration of Life:
Felix B. Gonzales Jr.
October 29, 1947- September 22, 2020

11/03/2020

Thank you Christina!!! Great Job.

09/26/2020

Visitation: Friday October 2, 2020
10 AM-7 PM at Mission Park South Funeral Home
1700 SE Military Drive, SA, TX 78214

Funeral Service: Saturday October 3, 2020
3 PM at Agape Christian Church
14303 Judson Road, SA, TX 78233
The funeral will be live streamed starting at 3 PM

Funeral services are entrusted to Puente and Sons Funeral Chapel 3520 South Flores Street, SA, TX 78204
https://www.puenteandsons.com/

09/22/2020

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Felix B. Gonzales. On September 22, 2020, Mr. “G” lost his battle with cancer. He was a member of the SAC family for over 35 years, and served as Program Coordinator and as a Faculty member of the Mortuary Science Program.

At this time funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced on a later date.

Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

ksat.com 06/30/2020

College Graduates 2020: Anthony Saldivar

Proud of you Anthony!
https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2020/06/30/college-graduates-2020-anthony-saldivar/
#sacproud

ksat.com From Army infantry to Hollywood and now mortuary science. San Antonio College is celebrating the accomplishment of student, Anthony Saldivar, a first-generation college graduate finding purpose by making the deceased look alive.

06/03/2020

Mrs. Smithpeter's silicone head unpainted.
-made by Anthony

06/03/2020

Platinum silicone laid in mold. This is what the skin texture will be made of.
Made by Anthony. (Smithpeter)

04/29/2020

Congratulations to our very own. Mr. FeLix B. Gonzales. You make us very proud!!!!

03/25/2020

Funeral Service Foundation Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship Details
Award: Scholarships range from $2,500 - $5,000; awards are paid directly to the institution.
Applications Accepted: February 15-April 1 and September 15-November 1
Eligibility: Students enrolled in ABFSE-accredited programs, or accredited Canadian institutions
How to Apply:
Visit the Foundation’s website https://www.funeralservicefoundation.org/academicscholarships/ for full application details. Each candidate is required to answer five questions in no more than 250 words per question, and submit a brief video, no longer than two minutes. Past applicants who did not receive an award are encouraged to reapply.

03/18/2020

Mold opened and clay sculpt taken out.

03/18/2020

Clay walls placed to begin molding process.

03/18/2020

Mold sanded and drilled.

03/18/2020

Complete fiberglass mold, first half and second half.

02/17/2020

Certified Crematory Operator Program Seminar 2020

02/17/2020

TFDA 2020 Spring Banquet

01/16/2020

Mrs. Smithpeter. Method of Death, Bear attack! Sculpt will begin getting prepared for fiberglass mold.

By Anthony Saldivar

01/08/2020

MRS. Smithpeter's clay head with acrylic eye bucks placed into her carved out eye sockets in preparation for correcting head form on sculpture.

12/18/2019

Clay sculpt of Smithpeter done from a silicone casting in preparation to make a hyper realistic severed head....
Special effects make-up artist Anthony Saldivar

[12/17/19]   Alamo City Mortuary Transport Service
Part-Time Employment

Drivers and Assistants
Must be able to lift bodies on to stretcher at residences and crime scenes.

Must pass background check.
If you are interested please contact:
Richard Ramos
210-833-8186

12/13/2019

Happy Holidays to my Mortuary Family be safe and well in being...I love you all...

[12/13/19]   Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter... So awesome...

[12/13/19]   Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

[12/13/19]   Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

[12/13/19]   Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

[12/13/19]   Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

12/13/2019

Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

12/13/2019

Thank you Anthony.. JoJo manager of cosmetics at the 13th Floors ... and Professor Smithpeter...

11/19/2019

Special Thanks to Leilani for your thoughtfulness.... so... so sweet of you.....Nothing Bundt Thoughtfulness...

11/14/2019

Thank you Mrs. Bell, Mr. Felix Gonzales and Mr. Darrell Woody.

Mortuary Science Escape Room is a success!!! 2019

11/14/2019

Mortuary Science Escape Room 2019

11/14/2019

Mortuary Science Escape Room...

11/14/2019

Escape Room... Ready.
Set. GO!

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