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 more than 25 available positions at Service Corporation International, a funeral, cemetery and cremation services company in Jefferson Parish.
The online event will take place Wednesday, Feb 8th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Positions to be filled at the career fair include:
- Bilingual First Party Collections Representative
- First Party Collections Representative
SCI will conduct virtual interviews and offer on-the-spot hiring for qualified candidates. Qualifications include experience working in a call center as well as a background in either customer service or collections. Shift schedules will be eight hour shifts, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. Training will be held onsite at SCI’s New Orleans office from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Work from home hybrid schedules will be available after training and evaluation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision 401(k), and paid time off.
“SCI is excited to continue our partnership with LED FastStart to bring an opportunity to onshore our Collections team,” said SCI Manager of Talent Acquisition Jenny Timmons. “We have partnered with LED since our onshoring project began in 2020 to bring jobs to the New Orleans area.”
Using the Brazen virtual events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to learn about SCI and see the opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in video chats with company representatives who may be making on the spot hires.
Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in October 2020, over 1,900 job seekers have participated in more than 27 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, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Specialist, Jennifer Haigler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.