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Front Office Receptionist

Beautiful Albuquerque has the year-round climate for a wonderful life with affordable housing and amenities that give it a small town/big city flavor. Salazar Funeral Homes & Crematory is looking for a Office Receptionist in Albuquerque, New Mexico to join their family. There are two locations within six miles of each other with the crematory situated in one of the locations. We are seeking people who have the passion for helping people, a heart of compassion and hospitality, dignity for the deceased and dedication to exceptional funeral service. You will be responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities and essential receptionist functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains and demonstrates a HIGH standard of professionalism at all times including their physical appearance with formal business attire and grooming.
  • Answer and direct phone calls in a polite and friendly manner. Keep detailed messages and record of calls received and redirect calls to appropriate offices.
  • Welcome visitors in a warm and friendly manner, and answer any questions visitors have. Keep detailed and accurate records of visitor requests.
  • Maintain reception area and all common areas in a clean and tidy manner at all times
  • Operate standard office equipment on a regular basis, including a fax machine, a copy machine, and a computer. MUST be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe.
  • Receive deliveries; sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Take inventory of supplies and restock as needed
  • Organize and maintain files and records; update when necessary.
  • Create and maintain updated documents and spreadsheets.
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 1-2 Years’ experience in the funeral/cemetery business a must.
  • Compassion and kindness
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record (will be verified prior to employment)
  • Attention to detail a MUST
  • Reliable transportation with punctuality and strong attendance record.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Maintains composure in difficult situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain drug or alcohol free for the duration of shift (random drug/alcohol testing performed continuously)


  • A competitive salary DOE
  • Medical and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

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