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Transfer Care and Funeral Service Associate

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 Transfer Care and Funeral Service Associate 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 transfer care associate functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains and demonstrates of a HIGH standard of professionalism at all times including their physical appearance with a formal business suit and grooming.
  • Transfers the deceased from nursing homes, coroner offices, hospitals, or residences to the funeral home
  • Uses an address to find a location
  • Navigates local roads and highways in medium/heavy traffic and in the dark
  • Receives instructions for multiple tasks, determines the ideal order for the tasks, and completes them promptly
  • Must be willing to work nighttime, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis.
  • Must be willing to work at funerals, evening services and graveside services.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 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 on short notice
  • Ability to use proper lifting techniques in lifting/carrying more than 100 lbs
  • Ability to work an on-call shift, no regular hours including nights and weekends only as needed
  • Ability to follow instructions, whether it be in person or by phone
  • 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)
  • A Fair work and on-call schedule
  • Stipends for after-hours transfers
  • Uniform Reimbursement Allowance
  • Mileage Reimbursement

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