Published 10:00 am Sunday, December 11, 2022

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart online career fair that will connect job seekers in the New Orleans area with 40 available positions at the Elmwood corporate offices of Stewart Enterprises, a subsidiary of SCI, North America’s leading provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services.

The online event will take place Wednesday, Dec 14, from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. Positions to be filled at the career fair include:

  • Bilingual First Party Collections Representative
  • First Party Collections Representative
  • Collections Supervisor

The company will conduct virtual interviews and offer on-the-spot hiring for qualified candidates. New hires will begin as early as January with approximately 30 days of on-the-job training, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Shift schedules are eight hours, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hybrid schedules are available. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and 401(k).

“We look forward to hosting this event with LED FastStart and expanding our corporate footprint in Jefferson Parish,” said Angela Lacour, vice president of Stewart Enterprises, a subsidiary of SCI.

Using the Brazen virtual events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to learn about the company and see the opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in video chats with company representatives.

Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in October 2020, over 1,800 job seekers have participated in more than 25 online career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other job sectors will be scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.

To register, visit the Brazen registration page. For more information, email LED FastStart Recruitment Specialist Jennifer Haigler at jennifer.mackey@la.gov.

About SCI
Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America’s leading provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services, as well as final-arrangement planning in advance, serving more than 600,000 families each year. The company’s diversified portfolio of brands provides families and individuals a full range of choices to meet their needs, from simple cremations to full life celebrations and personalized remembrances. SCI owns and operates 1,463 funeral service locations and 488 cemeteries (of which 300 are combination locations) in 44 states, eight Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Learn more at SCI-corp.com.

About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. LED FastStart is the only U.S. program to be ranked No. 1 since Business Facilities introduced the Workforce Training Leaders category in 2010. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/FastStart.

About LED
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, rated the No. 1 customized workforce training program in the U.S. 13 years in a row. In 2021, LED attracted 64 new economic development projects representing over 18,100 new direct and indirect jobs, 9,700 retained jobs and more than $20.5 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana and employers of all sizes at OpportunityLouisiana.com.