Butler Family of Organizations
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 900 S. 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
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Full-Time Reception Specialist

Full-Time; Fluctuating Work Week; Every Other Weekend

Weeks 1 & 3:  Su, M, W, Th, F

Weeks 2 & 4:  T, W, Th, F, Sa


Job Description

This position will provide reception, administrative, and operational support for the entire organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Handle multiple phone lines with genuine care and concern
  • Greet and assist client families, guests, vendors, and other visitors
  • Perform administrative support for delivery of professional funeral services
  • Clerical duties including record keeping, sorting, filing, and data-entry
  • Prepare acknowledgement cards, letters and other written correspondence 
  • Monitor inventory
  • Other duties as described in written job description


The ideal candidate will possess at minimum a high school diploma; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong time management and organizational skills; above-average attention to detail; and computer literacy (MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), including ability to type 30-50 wpm. Previous experience in administrative and/or customer service positions is preferred.

In addition, the ideal candidate will encompass and value the following personal and professional attributes:

Confidentiality; Self-Motivation; Efficiency; Accuracy; Teamwork; Initiative; Adaptability /Flexibility; Professionalism; Dependability/Responsibility


The Butler Family of Organizations has been serving Springfield and the surrounding communities for more than 125 years. Family owned and operated, the Butler Family of Organizations includes: Butler Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center—Springfield, Butler Funeral Home—New Berlin, Butler Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center—Chatham, Boardman-Smith Funeral Home, Lincoln Land Cremation Society, and Roselawn Memorial Park. The Butler family and the associates of Butler Funeral Homes have continually provided the community with the most comprehensive, professional and compassionate farewell ceremonies. Our mission statement is the guiding compass of our organization:  We are here for one reason—to help people mourn the death of their loved one and to celebrate their life with dignity and respect, with genuine concern and support for the survivors. We help people say good-bye. 


Please submit resume and cover letter using one of the following methods.

Or, apply to this job:

By Mail

Katie Wilson Butler Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center 900 S. 6th Street Springfield, IL 62703

Visit http://butlerfuneralhomes.com to learn more about Butler Family of Organizations.