Mortuary Science Jobs

​​​​​​Below is a listing of the positions we have been contacted and asked to post. Often, we are not notified of when to remove the posting, so some may be quite old and already filled. In addition to this listing, we suggest you consult the Iowa Funeral Directors Association website (or the Association website of the state in which you are wishing to find an internship) as an additional source. Additionally a national search can be accomplished to the National Funeral Directors Association website. Links to both the Iowa Funeral Directors Association website and the National Funeral Directors Association website are located on our related websites portion of our website.

Please contact the individuals below directly by sending a resume to the person listed. Click the Position Name to view details.

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Receptionist & Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant

Iles Funeral Homes
Des Moines, IA

​Shannon Crain

Iles Funeral Homes

6337 Hickman Road

Des Moines, Iowa 50311

515.276.4567

We have part-time Receptionist and Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant positions available at $10/hour.

Receptionist – Positioned at each funeral home during nights and weekends to answer phones, assist guests with product orders, custom printing, payments etc., facilitate communication among Iles team members and administrative support. Receptionist are responsible for phone transfers and locked buildings at the end of the day. They are under the leadership of funeral directors with active services in their chapel and the chapel office administrator.

Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant – The print shop for Iles Funeral Homes is located in the front office of Westover Chapel. Receptionists in this office are trained to do design and printing as well as night/weekend administrative support. You would be the first contact a family encounters when coming into the funeral home. The primary duty of the Administrative Assistant is photo editing, designing and printing personalized materials (memorial folders/candles/register books/thank you notes) for six funeral homes including emailing families for approval and working directly with grieving families in an administrative function (not as a social worker). Other administrative functions include answering multi-line phone system, communication with families and directors, writing obituaries, adding events to the schedule all while working on strict deadlines.

Responsibilities and Duties: These positions takes patience and a calm, positive customer service attitude with the customer first in mind at all times. Candidates must have the ability to be self-directed and work with limited supervision. Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Requires superior written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Responsible for learning the Iles Funeral Homes mission and goals; to look and act professionally in appearance, in verbal, written and listening skills; manage time and resources appropriately; maintain quality of service that our customers expect in all aspects of the job.

Organization Responsibilities: It is required that Iles employees demonstrate commitment to the mission and vision, maintain effective communication, exhibit teamwork, respect diversity, follow policies and procedures, maintain confidentiality of all family clients and organizational information, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, observe safety and security procedures, be consistently punctual and dependable, actively participate in performance improvement activities and continually demonstrate behavioral expectations and core values.

Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Internet/Google applications. Adobe Photoshop knowledge recommended. Switchboard experience is necessary. High School diploma and 3 years related administrative experience with at least one year in a business environment using multi-line telephone required.

Posted September 20, 2018

Mortuary Student/Intern/Licensed Director

Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home
SE Minnesota & NE Iowa locations

​Please contact Jim Hindt at (507) 273-0306 or,

e-mail Katie Hudek at hindthudekfh@gmail.com    

The Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home is an expanding firm, located in SE Minnesota and NE Iowa, looking to add a Mortuary Student/Intern/Licensed Director to our team.  We are a close-knit, hardworking team that focuses on caring for our families and meeting their needs.  We accept all skill levels as we enjoy teaching and working with students, interns, and those who are newly licensed.  Our local communities offer many opportunities for outdoor activities, restaurants, and shopping.  We offer an exceptional rotation work schedule, competitive salary, paid vacations, and benefits.  For further information visit https://www.hindtfuneralhomes.com/.

The team at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home is looking forward to meeting you.

Posted September 17, 2018

Apprentice Funeral Director

Abels Funeral Homes
Eldora & Grundy Center, Iowa

Melissa Volk

Phone: 701-640-5500

Email: Melissa@vertin.com

​Abels Funeral Homes has a great opportunity available immediately to be part of a growing organization, while learning all aspects of funeral service in a progressive business. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for delivering first class service to families and who excels at customer service.  Objectives are to provide the highest quality services and products to satisfy the needs of all families, and to maintain a positive employee atmosphere.

We offer a highly competitive salary with incentive compensation based upon service levels, family satisfaction and revenues generated, along with 100% paid medical, two weeks paid time off, and a matching 401K Plan. We are looking for a long-term fit with someone who has a proven track record of working as a team player, providing the highest levels of family satisfaction and achieving positive results. Attitude and commitment are more important to us than the number of years worked in the industry.

If you are interested, please email your resume, or call to visit confidentially about this opportunity.   Visit www.abelsfuneralhomes.com to learn more about us. 

Posted September 17, 2018

Funeral Director

Fawcett Junker Funeral Home and Crematory
Winona, Minnesota

​Please email office@fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com if interested.

Carrie McGhee

Fawcett Junker Funeral Home

1476 W Broadway

Winona, Minnesota 55987

507-452-3624

​Fawcett Junker Funeral Home currently has available an amazing job position of mortician/crematory operator/whatever else needs to be done. We are a three-chapel firm with crematory. Good pay, great benefits and beautifully located in southeastern Minnesota. We would like an individual with a great desire to be the best funeral director they can be, all the rest is training and experience.

Posted September 13, 2018

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Newcomer Funeral Service Group
St. Louis, MO-Topeka, KS

​Visit www.nfsgi.com to apply today.

Gina Coffman

 SR HR Business Partner

gcoffman@nfsgi.com

 

 

Currently, Newcomer Funeral Service Group is seeking a Funeral Director/Embalmer to support our St. Louis location, and a Funeral Director to join our Parker-Price Chapel in Topeka, KS. The positions will interact directly with client families during their time of need and are responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of family satisfaction. Candidates must excel in quality of care, be a forward thinker, and embrace new technologies. Grasp this opportunity to make a real difference helping families during their most difficult time.

Newcomer Funeral Service Group is a family owned company that has been in operation since 1893. Under the leadership of Ren Newcomer, 4th generation owner, we now have over 40 locations in 10 states. Our growth through providing high quality services at an affordable price has continued to set us apart.

Posted September 12, 2018

Apprenticeship

Home for Funerals
Norfolk, Nebraska

​Erik A. Gamerl, Funeral Director

Home for Funerals

1203 Norfolk Avenue

Norfolk, Nebraska  68701

(402) 371-3330

Email: hff@inebraska.com

Web Site: www.homeforfuneralsinc.com

 

​The Home for Funerals in Norfolk, Nebraska is looking to provide an apprenticeship opportunity to a new or recent graduate at our funeral home.  If you are interested, we would greatly appreciate the opportunity to visit with you.   

Posted September 04, 2018

Apprentice/Internship

Willig Funeral Home and Crematory
Pittsburgh, PA

​Pittsburgh is a beautiful town and offers a great lifestyle. Invest the time to learn about our funeral homes and our wonderful team. If you are ready for change and willing to learn, then we want you!

 

Posted August 27, 2018

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Hoffmann Schneider Funeral Homes
Dubuque, Iowa

​Email your resume to schneiderfd@yahoo.com , or contact Jim Schneider /563-582-7221.

​Hoffmann Schneider Funeral Homes is seeking a licensed funeral director/embalmer. We are located in Dubuque Iowa, which is a growing community of about 60,000 people located on the beautiful Mississippi river. There are many opportunities for outdoor activities, restaurants, shopping, and close proximity to Madison, WI, the Quad Cities, Galena, IL, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and three hours to Chicago. Low cost of living and three colleges in our city makes for an excellent quality of life.   

We offer competitive salary, 401k with profit sharing, paid vacations, set on-call schedule, cell phone allowance, and a positive work environment.  

Posted August 21, 2018

Apprentice, Embalmer/Funeral Director

Thurman Funeral Home
Richmond, Missouri

​ For questions, or to submit your resume with cover letter, please email thurmanfh1922@aol.com.

Thurman Funeral Homes, Inc.  

507 E. Main Street |  Richmond, MO  64085

thurmanfh1922@aol.com  |  www.thurmanfuneralhome.com

Thurman Funeral Home is currently accepting resumes for an Apprentice, Embalmer/Funeral Director.  Founded in 1922, Thurman Funeral Home is a fast paced, well established, family owned business proudly serving Richmond, Missouri, and surrounding areas.  As the Apprentice, you will be working alongside a licensed and experienced Embalmer/Funeral Director that has over 35 years of experience.  You will learn the attention to detail that is required to be a skilled embalmer and funeral director.  The right candidate should be a graduate of an accredited College of Mortuary Science and be able to meet all of the necessary Missouri state requirements. 

The Apprentice at Thurman Funeral Home will be offered competitive pay, free housing, and full medical benefits. 

Posted August 21, 2018

Funeral Director/Intern Opening

Teahen Funeral Home
Cedar Rapids, IA

Please email a current resume to: bethteahen@gmail.com.  If you have any questions please contact Beth Teahen at 319-396-2616.

Teahen Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids, a well-established and growing family owned and operated funeral home, currently has an opening for a mortuary student, Intern or licensed Funeral Director.  We are a close-knit, hard-working, professional team that enjoys teaching and working with students and interns.  Our recently expanded and renovated funeral home is a state of the art facility that provides a beautiful location for the families we serve and a pleasant work environment for our staff.  Our professional staff is involved in all aspects of funeral service. Our firm offers above average salary, paid vacations, health insurance, retirement benefits, and potential for added commissions.  We offer an excellent rotation work schedule and stress the importance of family time.

We are looking for an individual who is: compassionate; responsible; willing to learn; self-motivated, and; attentive to details.  The individual should possess good communication, time management, and computer skills.  The duties of the individual we hire will include: at need and preneed arrangements; directing funerals, memorial services and visitations; embalming and removals; and light upkeep of facilities and equipment.

Posted August 08, 2018

Licensed Funeral Director or Apprentices

Gunderson Funeral Home
Madison, WI

​ If you are interested in learning more about this excellent opportunity, please contact Mike at (608) 221-5420 or mike@gundersonfh.com for additional information.  Gunderson Funeral Home looks forward to hearing from you!

 

Gunderson Funeral Home, a family owned funeral and cremation center with locations throughout the Madison, WI area, is growing once again!  Our recent expansion to now nine locations is requiring us to seek out creative, caring, and team oriented funeral directors to join our close-knit team. We are an innovative, family friendly firm serving Madison, WI and surrounding communities since 1922. Because our caring team and focus on compassionate service, Gunderson Funeral Home has consistently been recognized at “Madison's Best Funeral Home."

We care about the families we serve, and also take great care of our employees by being industry leaders in benefits and compensation.  Our benefits include:  health, dental and vision; company paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) within six months of your hire, to include a company match and profit sharing contribution; reimbursement for professional clothing, along with cell phone reimbursement and potential relocation assistance.

Our employees maintain a healthy work-life-family balance through our creative, flexible, employee designed schedule which includes a minimum of three days off every other weekend.  In addition to the flexible scheduling and excellent benefits, Gunderson Funeral Home also offers a generous PTO plan.

Gunderson Funeral Home offers a work environment that provides professional development, training and career growth opportunities. 

Posted July 23, 2018

Licensed Funeral Director

Gay & Ciha funeral and Cremation Service
Iowa City, Iowa

​Please contact:

Dan Ciha

via text or cell phone @ 319-325-3680

​The Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City is looking to hire a licensed Funeral Director to start when he or she is available.  Compensation package includes, salary related to but not limited to years licensed, full health and dental benefits for self and or family (including co-pay), prescription drug coverage (including co-pay), minimum 2 week vacation to start, every other weekend (3 day) off, clothing, gas and cell phone included.  All inquiries kept confidential. 

Posted July 23, 2018

Internship Available

Schultz Funeral Home
DeWitt & Grand Mound, Iowa

Jeannette Erickson

563-554-9289

Schultz Funeral Home

Phone: 563-554-0289

E-Mail: Schultzfh@aol.com

 

 

The Schultz Funeral Home with locations in DeWitt and Grand Mound, Iowa have an internship available in their Grand Mound location. Housing will be provided. 

If interested please contact Jeannette Erickson at 563-554-9289 to learn more about our organization, and apprenticeship position.

Posted June 21, 2018

Funeral Director/Embalmer or Intern

Adams Funeral Home
Ames, Iowa

Please contact: Joe Reimers

joe@adamssoderstrum.com

 

 

​Adams Funeral Home, a family owned funeral home located in Ames, Iowa is seeking an Iowa

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern. Strong communication and leadership skills, and the ability

to be a team player are essential. The candidate will be experienced and proficient in all areas

of funeral service. We offer a flexible on call schedule. Benefits include: competitive salary, Simple IRA, clothing allowance and paid vacation. Ames offers cultural, recreational, educational, business, and entertainment amenities more common in bigger metros. Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, Iowa, beats the heart of a much larger city.

Posted June 21, 2018

Internship Position

Thomas Funeral Homes
Centerville, Corydon & Allerton, IA

​Billy Thomas

Thomas Funeral Home

P.O. Box 125

Centerville, Iowa  52544

TFHCenterville@gmail.com

 

​The Thomas Funeral Home with locations in Centerville, Cordon and Allerton, Iowa have an Internship Position available.  For more information check out the website, http://www.thomasfh.com/ and/or contact Billy Thomas at the information below.

 

Posted May 08, 2018

Student/Apprentice Position

Douglas Trade Service and Crematory Services
Omaha, NE

​Nic Douglas
Douglas Trade Service & Crematory
1217 S 75th Street
Omaha, NE 68124

https://www.douglastradeserviceandcrematory.com/

402-884-6840
Fax - 402-884-7167

The Douglas Trade Service and Crematory is looking for a Student/Apprentice with opportunity for full time position. We offer many different services including removals, embalming's, cremations, transportation, and ship-outs. At Douglas Trade Service & Crematory, we strive to exceed your expectations and maintain high standards of professionalism and expertise. If interested in this position, please contact Nic Douglas at contact information below.

Posted May 01, 2018

Funeral Director/Intern

Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Traverse City, Michigan

​Dan Jonkhoff

Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home

Traverse City, Michigan 

(231) 947-6347

danj@reynolds-jonkhoff.com

​The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City, Michigan now has an opening for another Funeral Director, and we have the availability of a scholarship, or payment of school debt, for the right student.  We have amazing schedules and great pay and benefits which include lots of continuing education. We are a great training Funeral Home and help about 800 families a year and average 42 hours a week.    

Posted April 19, 2018

Iowa Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Please send a resume or contact us at 319-266-7525

Rich Schoof

Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home
1825 W. 12th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613

Phone: 319-266-7525

DahlFuneralHome@cfu.net

 

The Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home has an opening for a full time licensed funeral director/embalmer.  You will be involved in all aspects of funeral service including removals, preparation of the deceased, making arrangements, working funerals and visitations, etc.  You will work alongside two other full time licensed funeral directors.  Compensation includes salary, paid time off, insurance, profit sharing.  The Waterloo-Cedar Falls area has a population of approximately 170,000.  

Posted April 11, 2018

Funeral Director

Penwell-Gabel, Cremations-Funerals-Receptions
Topeka, KS

​visit www.nfsgi.com to apply today

Gina Coffman SR HR Business Partner gcoffman@nfsgi.com

Our family owned company has been in operation since 1893. Under the leadership of Ren Newcomer, 4th generation owner, we now have over 40 locations in 10 states.

We are actively seeking a Funeral Director to support our Mid-Town Chapel. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of family satisfaction. Candidates must excel in quality of care, be a forward thinker, and embrace new technologies. Embrace this opportunity to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and service, while also developing your career with training and advancement. In return, we promise to provide you with a clear vision of our company’s future, superior products and facilities, and a balanced family friendly atmosphere. Plan to be treated with dignity, fairness, respect, and rewarded for creativity, teamwork and family satisfaction.

Posted March 22, 2018

Apprentice / Intern Position

Gibson-Bode Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Ltd.
Port Byron & Erie, Illinois

Contact Chris Bode at 309-523-3151 to learn more or e-mail cover letter and resume to chris@gibsonbodefh.com

Chris Bode

Owner/Funeral Director

Gibson-Bode Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Ltd.

202 N. Main Street, Port Byron, IL 61275   

616 Main Street, Erie, IL  61250   

 

The Gibson-Bode Funeral Home is a family owned and operated funeral establishment with two locations near the Quad City Metropolitan area and along the Mississippi River.  We are in search of an Apprentice/Intern with the potential to evolve into a permanent position as a licensed funeral director/embalmer. You will have the opportunity to experience and develop in all facets of funeral service.  If you have a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy people and truly have a desire to help others, please contact us. 

Posted March 21, 2018

Iowa Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
Muscatine, lA 52761

​Please mail your resume to:

Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home

1931Houser Street

Muscatine lA 52761

Attn: Joseph Vogel

www.wittichfuneralhome.com

info@wittichfuneralhome.com

​The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral home is a family owned and operated firm looking for a full-time Iowa licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. The applicant can be recently licensed or have years of experience. The position will include all aspects of the profession.  We offer a flexible on call schedule as well as competitive wages and excellent benefits.  We serve approximately 175+ families each year at our one l.evel, modern day facility.  We are located in Muscatine Iowa, along the Mississippi River.

Posted February 19, 2018

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Newcomer Funeral Service Group
Casper, Wyoming

​Bev Lawson

Senior HR Business Partner

Newcomer Funeral Service Group

Office (785) 233-6655 x259

Fax (785) 233-5354

Newcomer Funeral Service Group is seeking an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer to join our Casper, Wyoming team. In addition to joining a progressive, forward thinking funeral service provider, an Apprentice in Casper will enjoy a fully furnished two-bedroom Condo (with an enclosed garage) at a reduced monthly fee.  We offer competitive wages, full company benefits and relocation assistance for the right candidate! Below is a short video that, although it spotlights Funeral Directors, gives an apprentice candidate great insight into the Casper community and our organization. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84ncG4d6K7U&list=PLDS36o5MqrV-MniLpKua9hBN41qLr3lNJ

I welcome the opportunity to visit with any students who are interested in learning more about our organization and the Apprentice position.

Posted February 13, 2018

Full Time Embalmer

Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
Urbandale, IA

Mark Parrish

Owner / Funeral Director

(P) 515-276-0551 (F) 515-251-4830

Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory 
8201 Hickman Rd.  Urbandale, IA 50322

www.caldwellparrish.com

The Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory has an opening for a full time embalmer. We are a family-owned and operated business located in Urbandale.

If interested in this position, the contact information is below.

Posted February 12, 2018

Apprentice Funeral Director

Runge Mortuary and Crematory
Davenport, IA

Sheila Swenson-Benson, Location Manager

Dignity Memorial Network

Benson@Dignitymemorial.com

office 563-391-6202    

cell  563-260-2538
www.DignityMemorial.com

​The Runge Mortuary and Crematory is actively looking for an apprentice funeral director this spring. Henry Runge established the mortuary in 1895 and since that time, five generations of the Runge family have led the way in mortuary and crematory services for the Davenport area. Our red brick colonial building has been a landmark in Davenport since 1969, and  our park-like setting is centrally located within one mile of the three main cemeteries in Davenport.

We're proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. Dignity Memorial providers offer exclusive benefits, including National Transferability of Prearranged Services, the Bereavement Travel Program, the 24-Hour Compassion Helpline® and access to an acclaimed grief management library. As North America's premier provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, the Dignity Memorial brand is your assurance of quality, value, caring service and exceptional customer satisfaction

Posted February 08, 2018

Part-time Funeral Assistant

Kremer Funeral Home
Omaha, NE

​For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact the funeral home at 402-553-3155.  Resumes can be sent to kremer@cox.net.

Kremer Funeral Home

6302 Maple St.

Omaha, NE 68104

402-553-3155 (office)

402-553-4205 (fax)

​Kremer Funeral home is looking for a part-time funeral assistant to join our team.  We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, has attention to detail, a compassionate personality, and good communication skills.  It would be a 16-25 hour a week commitment with some scheduled hours and some on call work.  Hours would be 2-3 week days and every other weekend.  Duties would include being on call to pick up decedents from place of death, running errands, assisting with funerals, answering phones, cleaning, and transportation of the deceased to the crematory.  A clean driving record, professional appearance, and the ability to lift 100 lbs is required.   

Posted February 08, 2018

Internship Position

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

​Mike Hoy
Funeral Director
Hoy | Kilnoski Funeral Home
1221 North 16 Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-256-9988
www.hoyfuneral.com

The Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory is looking for an Intern.  We are dedicated to providing personalized, professional and compassionate services.  Our funeral home located in Council Bluffs offer a warm, comfortable family-oriented environment with traditional architecture and tasteful interior décor.  Our facilities accommodate all types of funerals and memorials large and small, public or private. For further information on this internship position,, please contact Mike Hoy.

Posted February 06, 2018

Internship Available

Henderson’s Highland Park Funeral Home
Des Moines, Iowa

​Donna Henderson at 515-309-6550, or Email family@hendersonshp.com

 

The Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home in Des Moines has an internship available. The caring and experienced professionals at Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home offer a range of personalized services for the family's in Des Moines and surrounding areas.  

Posted February 06, 2018