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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Funeral Director/Funeral Director Intern

Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services
Muscatine, IA

​For more information regarding this position, please contact us by text or cellphone - Eric Snyder at 319-530-4567 or Whitney Hollenbaugh at 319-572-5160.  Please submit your resume to sandh@machlink.com.​

​The Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services is currently seeking an Iowa licensed funeral director or funeral director intern to join our staff.  Our main location is in Muscatine with branch locations in Columbus Junction, Lone Tree, Riverside, Wapello, Winfield, Morning Sun and Mediapolis.  We also own and operate Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery and the Family Care Service Life Transition and Cremation Center.

You will be joining a team of directors whose duties include, but not limited to removals, embalming, arrangement conferences with families and other day to day operations of the business.

Our funeral home offers a very competitive salary, Health Care Reimbursement Program, 401(k), Paid Time Off, flexible work schedule, living quarters with all utilities paid and many other benefits.


Posted October 21, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home
Columbus, Indiana

​Please send resumes and inquiries to our email: jewellrittmandc@gmail.com  ​

​Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral home is looking for a licensed funeral director.  We are a family owned, growing, progressive funeral home in beautiful Columbus, Indiana.  Columbus is a great small town to raise a family and close to the attractions that Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville have to offer.

We offer a great working schedule with one night per week on call and every other weekend being a 3 day weekend off. Salary is commensurate with experience. ​


Posted October 15, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director/Apprentice

Furey Funeral Home
Detroit Lakes, MN
If you believe that funeral service is truly a calling and not merely a
career, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your cover letter
and complete resume to careers@vertin.com


As a funeral director, you have the unique opportunity to
guide individuals and families through one of the most difficult
experiences in their lives.
Our funeral directors quickly adapt to the needs of individual
families by presenting personalized, meaningful, and creative
ideas to help honor and celebrate each life lived. They exemplify
the genuine compassion and dedication essential for providing
exceptional service to those experiencing the loss of a loved one.
We also believe that a growth mindset is essential for reaching our
collective goals as a progressive organization. In order to uphold
our high standards of care, we offer access to excellent mentoring
and professional development opportunities.​

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming,
cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.
 Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in
keeping with company policies and procedures.
• Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing
the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
• Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.
 Perform office duties and reporting.
• Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
• Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.
• Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as
needed.
• Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.
• Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
 Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and
participation in charitable events.
 Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
 Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
• Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules
applicable to funeral service.
 Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up,
participation in special functions, and various other duties.
 Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the
applicable state
 Successful completion of the National Board Examination
 Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
 Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
 Valid Driver’s License
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the
essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.
 Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
 Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in
the community
• Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
 Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the
exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
 Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
 Solid organizational and reporting skills
 Above-average technology skills
• Use of programs such as Word, Publisher and Excel
• Use of LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Instagram


Posted September 29, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director/Apprentice

Garden City Funeral Home & Crematory
Missoula, MT

​If you believe that funeral service is truly a calling and not merely a career, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your cover letter and complete resume to careers@vertin.com.

As a funeral director, you have the unique opportunity to guide individuals and families through one of the most difficult experiences in their lives.
Our funeral directors quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personalized, meaningful, and creative ideas to help honor and celebrate each life lived. They exemplify the genuine compassion and dedication essential for providing exceptional service to those experiencing the loss of a loved one.
We also believe that a growth mindset is essential for reaching our collective goals as a progressive organization. In order to uphold our high standards of care, we offer access to excellent mentoring and professional development opportunities.

​ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.
 Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.
• Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
• Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.
 Perform office duties and reporting.
• Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
• Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.
• Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.
• Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.
• Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
 Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.
 Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
 Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
• Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.
 Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.
​ Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state
 Successful completion of the National Board Examination
 Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
 Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
 Valid Driver’s License
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.
 Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
 Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in the community
• Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
 Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
 Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
 Solid organizational and reporting skills
 Above-average technology skills
• Use of programs such as Word, Publisher and Excel
• Use of LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Instagram​


Posted September 29, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director/Apprentice

Eastgate Funeral & Cremation Service
Bismarck, ND
​If you believe that funeral service is truly a calling and not merely a
career, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your cover letter
and complete resume to careers@vertin.com.


As a funeral director, you have the unique opportunity to
guide individuals and families through one of the most difficult
experiences in their lives.
Our funeral directors quickly adapt to the needs of individual
families by presenting personalized, meaningful, and creative
ideas to help honor and celebrate each life lived. They exemplify
the genuine compassion and dedication essential for providing
exceptional service to those experiencing the loss of a loved one.
We also believe that a growth mindset is essential for reaching our
collective goals as a progressive organization. In order to uphold
our high standards of care, we offer access to excellent mentoring
and professional development opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming,
cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.
 Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in
keeping with company policies and procedures.
• Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing
the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
• Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.
 Perform office duties and reporting.
• Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
• Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.
• Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as
needed.
• Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.
• Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
 Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and
participation in charitable events.
 Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
 Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
• Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules
applicable to funeral service.
 Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up,
participation in special functions, and various other duties.
 Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the
applicable state
 Successful completion of the National Board Examination
 Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
 Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
 Valid Driver’s License
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the
essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.
 Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
 Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in
the community
• Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
 Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the
exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
 Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
 Solid organizational and reporting skills
 Above-average technology skills
• Use of programs such as Word, Publisher and Excel
• Use of LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Instagram​



Posted September 29, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director

Ballhorn Chapel & Zimmer Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center
Sheboygan & Howards Grove, WI
If you believe that funeral service is truly a calling and not merely a
career, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your cover letter
and complete resume to careers@vertin.com.


​As a funeral director, you have the unique opportunity to
guide individuals and families through one of the most difficult
experiences in their lives.
Our funeral directors quickly adapt to the needs of individual
families by presenting personalized, meaningful, and creative
ideas to help honor and celebrate each life lived. They exemplify
the genuine compassion and dedication essential for providing
exceptional service to those experiencing the loss of a loved one.
We also believe that a growth mindset is essential for reaching our
collective goals as a progressive organization. In order to uphold
our high standards of care, we offer access to excellent mentoring
and professional development opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming,
cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.
 Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in
keeping with company policies and procedures.
• Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing
the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
• Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.
 Perform office duties and reporting.
• Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
• Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.
• Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as
needed.
• Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.
• Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
 Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and
participation in charitable events.
 Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
 Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
• Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules
applicable to funeral service.
 Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up,
participation in special functions, and various other duties.
 Other duties as assigned.​


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the
applicable state
 Successful completion of the National Board Examination
 Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
 Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
 Valid Driver’s License

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the
essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.
 Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
 Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in
the community
• Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
 Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the
exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
 Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
 Solid organizational and reporting skills
 Above-average technology skills
• Use of programs such as Word, Publisher and Excel
• Use of LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Instagram​


Posted September 29, 2020

Funeral Director Intern

Central Iowa Dignity Memorial, SCI - McLaren's Funeral Chapel
West Des Moines, IA

​E-mail resume to Tiffany Taylor, Manager/Funeral Director

tiffany.taylor@dignitymemorial.com

515-443-2425


​JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs on-call responsibilities including: taking first calls, talking with families, answering questions, providing initial details, and; conducting transfers
  • Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks such as: verifying identification; obtaining authorization for embalming; embalming; dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics; ​preparing cremated remains
  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts.
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payment in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
  • Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules
  • Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance

    ​​MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS and BENEFITS

    Education
  • Have completed the state licensing exam and looking for an internship

    Certification/Licenses
  1. Current state/province issued driver's license with an acceptable driving record

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi task and set priorities
  • Detail oriented

    Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 6% employee 401k match
  • Holiday, Vacation, and Sick time paid


Posted September 29, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Minnehaha Funeral Homes
Sioux Falls, SD metro area

​​​E-mail cover letter & resume to Doug Nohava, CFSP, CPC, CCSP, Manager/Funeral Director at minfhg@alliancecom.net

​Seeking Licensed Funeral Director/Intern to serve rural Minnehaha County/Sioux Falls metro area, South Dakota: Due to pending retirements, Minnehaha Funeral Homes, a cooperative community owned funeral home, has the opportunity for a full-time licensed funeral director/embalmer to join our organization and be involved in all aspects of our operation. Our professional business is based on serving families as though they were our own. Our funeral home has four chapels located in Baltic (pop. 1200), Colton (pop. 700), Dell Rapids (pop. 3600), and Garretson (pop. 1150), South Dakota, just minutes north of Sioux Falls (metro area pop. 250,000). We serve approximately 80-100 families per year with three licensed full-time funeral directors and one part-time licensed funeral director. Our organization puts our funeral directors first and can offer great balance in both your personal and professional lives. We offer a very competitive salary with complete benefits including medical insurance, 10% employer paid retirement, set schedule with guaranteed time off, paid vacation, company vehicle, funeral service association dues and state and national convention travel expenses. We are looking for applicants that have a willingness to learn and wish to help families create a meaningful funeral experience. Extra consideration will be given to those who are licensed or are able to become licensed in Minnesota. Start date is negotiable. To get a feel for our work environment, staff, and level of professionalism, please visit our website at www.minnehahafuneralhome.com and our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/ minnehahafuneralhome. 

 Inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. 

Posted September 25, 2020

Intern Mortician

Croxford Funeral Home & Crematory
Great Falls, MT

​Drew Kent

406-453-0315

drew@croxfordfuneralhome.com

At Croxford Funeral Home we strive to serve each and every family with the highest level of care. We have been in our community for 85 years and boast a legacy of compassion. We are a dwelling place for friendship and solace to those who need it most: the grieving.

We are looking for a Licensed Intern. Duties for this position will include meeting with bereaved families, directing funeral services, memorial services and graveside services. Duties will also include embalming, dressing and cosmetics on deceased bodies.

A successful candidate will possess strong ethical values and be highly compassionate. Attention to details, dedication to our industry and a love for helping others are strict requirements for each member of our staff. Experience in Microsoft Office programs is preferable, such as Word, Publisher, Excel, etc. 

Wage Range:

  • ($14 --$16) Hourly
  • Overtime opportunities
  • After hours on call opportunities

Benefits include:

Health insurance after 60 days

Accrued PTO after 180 days

Relocation Signing Bonus

Requirements

Candidates must hold a valid driver's license with a clean driving record; must be able to lift heavy loads; must be willing to drive on highways and at nighttime.


Posted September 23, 2020

Funeral Apprentice

Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
Fiarbury, NE

Contact Joshua Meyer - 785-243-2121 or e-mail resume to chaputbuoy@sbcglobal.net


A group of locally owned funeral homes is looking for an apprentice in south central Nebraska (Fairbury).​

Posted September 01, 2020

Funeral Director

Floral Hills Funeral Home & Cemetery
Kansas City, MO

​Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one.  Implements choices made by the families' legal representatives regarding the final disposition of the body & memorialization of the individual.  Interacts with the family to fulfill the death care needs of their loved one.  Provides exemplary personalized & professional service.  Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing Board in the practicing state or province.  

Job Responsibilities:

- Arranges & conducts funeral & memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized & caring manner consistent with company policies & procedures

- Negotiates & enters into funeral contracts

-Handles contracts, legal documents, & collection of payments in accordance with company policies

-Ensures client families are informed of special recognitition/services available for veterans & ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services

- Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains

- Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements

- Verifies identification of the deceased & authorization for embalming

- Cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which may include: performing removals & transfers including lifting of deceased human remains; dressing & preparing caskets; coordinating & assisting with funeral services & visitations

- Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel & church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos & other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up & removal of chairs; participating at special functions

- Handles aftercare including delivery of documentation, stationery, information on insurance, health benefits & pension & pre-arrangements for next of kin

- Handles pre-need sales where applicable and/or ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors

- Ensures adherence to all professional, municpal, provincial/state & federal licensing authority, regulations & rules applicable to the provision of funeral services

- Prepares & accurately completes documents & online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance

- Promotes & maintains a safe & healthy work environment

- Retains heritage & grows market share through active involvement with community, religious & other organizations


Minimum Requirements

- High School diploma or equivalent

- Completion of a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science as required by state/provincial law


Experience

- Apprentice, Funeral Director experience as required by state/province law & as prescribed by each state board

- Current state/province issued driver's license with an acceptable driving record


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Basic knowledge of religious & fraternal organizations' customs

- Knowledge of computers & some software including MS Office Suite required

- High level of compassion & integrity

- Good communication skills

- Problem solving skills

- Ability to multi-task & set priorities

- Ability to work weekends & evenings

- Detail oriented





Posted September 01, 2020

Funeral Director

Heer Mortuaries & Crematory
Brush, CO

​Email a Cover Letter and Resume to precisionecjobs@gmail.com ​

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family and other authorized persons to arrange the details of mortuary services, including selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.  
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates and burial permits. • Consult with families and friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice, casket selection, or plans for services.  • Perform embalming duties and oversee in the preparation and care of the remains of people who have died.  • Contact cemeteries to schedule the opening and closing of graves.  • Removed deceased remains from place of death. • Arrange for clergy members to perform needed services.  • Provide information on funeral service options, products, or merchandise and maintain casket display area.  • Offer counsel and comfort to bereaved families and friends.  • Maintain financial records order merchandise or repair accounts.  • Plan and coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, including arranging details such as floral delivery and the time and place of services.  • Close caskets and lead funeral cortège to church or burial sites.  • Direct preparations and shipment of bodies for out-of-state burial.  • Inform survivors of benefits for which they may be eligible.  • Provide or arrange transportation between sites for the remains, mourners, pallbearers, clergy and family. • Additional duties, as assigned.  
 
REQUIRED SKILLS: Basic Skills • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. • Talking to others to convey information effectively. • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. • Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. 
 
Social Skills • Social perceptiveness, which is being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. • Coordination with adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. • Service orientation mentality, which is actively looking for ways to help people. • Negotiation tactics including bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences. • Instructing and teaching others how to perform a task.  
 
Physical Demands  The employee is required to frequently stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, reach and lift with arms, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required to frequently lift more than 100 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. 
 
Work Environment The employee is working in an environment that is occasionally in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), with fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and infectious diseases. The employee may also work in outdoor weather conditions, with extreme cold or extreme heat.  
 
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: 
 
Years of Experience None, will train right candidate  Education High school diploma or G.E.D. License, Certificate or Registration Funeral Director Certification required 
 
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. 
 
Heer Mortuaries and Crematory is an equal opportunity employer


Posted August 05, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern

Mahn Family Funeral Home
Red Wing, MN

Please send your resume to joe.mahn@mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com or call (651) 388-3343. Inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. 

Start your career with a team of innovative funeral professionals at a family owned funeral home in southeastern Minnesota. Centrally located between the Twin Cities and Rochester, Mahn Family Funeral Home in Red Wing has an immediate opening for a full time Minnesota licensed funeral director or intern. Responsibilities would include all aspects of funeral service. Individual must be a self-motivated person, able to think independently and contribute as a part a team. This position comes with competitive compensation based on experience, with a flexible schedule that includes an attractive on-call rotation, consisting of one night a week and every other weekend, paid vacation, retirement plan, and health, dental and vision insurance. Red Wing is a historic, scenic, river town offering, plenty of year round social, community and recreational activities including hiking, fishing, music in the park, winter and summer festivals, locally owned restaurants, coffee shop, wineries and a microbrewery. 

Posted August 05, 2020

Full Time Funeral Director or Intern

O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Homes
St. Paul, MN

Send a resume to Michael O'Halloran at ​mohalloran@ohalloranmurphy.com


Be able to direct funeral services, make funeral arrangements and embalm and do cosmetics.  Must have the ability to work with all kinds of people and be empathetic.  Possess good computer skills.

Candidate could either have a degree in Mortuary Science or be a funeral intern.

​The person would work at our funeral homes in Elk River and Monticello, MN.  These two chapels are only 45 minutes from the St Paul and Minneapolis, MN.

We are a funeral home company that owns five funeral homes in Minnesota.  We take care of all people who come to us for funeral service, no matter what race, religion or financial means.  

​Salary - Up to $90,000

Website - http://ohalloranmurphy.com


Posted July 16, 2020

Funeral Director - Apprentice or Newly Licensed

Dignity Memorial
Bloomington, IL

Jim Hough - 309-662-1222 (office); 309-222-3145 (cell)

or James.Hough@dignitymemorial.com​

Looking for an apprentice Funeral Director or a newly licensed Funeral Director

Posted July 02, 2020

Funeral Director Intern or Newly Licensed Funeral Director

Gay & Ciha Funeral & Cremation Service
Iowa City, IA

​Dan Ciha - dciha@gayandciha.com​


 

Looking for an intern or newly licensed Funeral Director​

Posted July 02, 2020

Funeral Director or Internship Opportunity

Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home
Pender, NE

Tony Smith - 402-385-3093 or munderlohsmith@gmail.com​

Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender, Nebraska is currently looking for a full time Funeral Director or Intern.  Our Funeral Home currently handles around 190-210 cases annually.  We are looking for a compassionate and self-motivated individual that likes diversity. 

Benefits include:

  • Housing available.  We have a three-bedroom, 1 ½ bath home available in Wakefield, Nebraska.
  • Competitive salary.  Based on experience.
  • Retirement matching funds. IRA contributions every pay period. 
  • Paid twice a month.  Pay periods are the 1st and the 15th of every month.
  • Phone allowance. $75.00 paid monthly.
  • Gas allowance. $100.00 paid monthly.
  • PTO.  Actual hours determined on experience in the funeral industry.
  • Relaxed On-Call Schedule. On for one week then off for two weeks. We average 4 night calls a month.
  • Bonus. Christmas bonus issued the first part of December.  
Posted July 02, 2020

Funeral Director / Intern Position

Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory
Newton, Iowa

​Please contact Chantelle Lundberg at 641-521-6774 or email at wallacefamilyfhc@gmail.com.​

​Due to retirement, the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory, a family owned establishment, in Newton, Iowa, is looking for a full-time (would consider part-time as well) funeral director or a full-time intern.

We are a mid-sized funeral home averaging 180-200 calls a year with an onsite crematory.

Duties would include but are not limited to removals, embalming, meeting with families, and other day to day operations of the funeral home.

Fair rotating on-call schedule along with competitive salary and generous benefits is offered with this position.

Posted June 23, 2020

Funeral Director Position

Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home
LeMars, Iowa
Joel Johnson
Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home
712 546 4903
Resumes may be emailed to contact@mauerjohnsonfh.com



Mauer – Johnson – Earnest Funeral Homes is seeking a full time Iowa licensed (or an easily reciprocated state license) Funeral Director/Embalmer.  The main chapel is located in Le Mars (northwest), Iowa with its three chapels separated by 25 miles.  The position would require managerial skills and the director would work side by side with actively working owners.  The schedule is as flexible as possible for the funeral service and is family friendly, allowing time for personal activities.

 

 Daily working duties would include all aspects of funeral service including removals, embalming, preparation of the deceased, arranging services with families, conducting funerals and burials along with community involvement.  The job also includes building, grounds and vehicle maintenance which adds variety to the daily routine.  The applicant needs to possess a self-motivated work ethic and be able to manage day to day business tasks without supervision. 

 

 Room for growth and advancement will present itself to a qualified individual that can prove themselves in the work environment.  Future duties may include opportunities with pre-arrangement consultations and cemetery monument sales.  Salary and benefits are based upon experience and abilities.


Posted June 22, 2020

Funeral Director or Intern Position

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service
Waterloo, Iowa

You may send your resume to Paul Grarup at Paulgrarup@gmail.com.

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service in Waterloo, Iowa, is seeking a full time funeral director/embalmer or intern.

Our firm offers a competitive compensation package with benefits and three person on-call rotation, with evening embalming coverage. 

Posted June 22, 2020

Hartquist Funeral Home

Hartquist Funeral Home
Luverne, MN

Please contact 

Jeff Hartquist

209 Elm St.

Luverne, MN 56156 

or at 507-283-2777 to visit more about the opportunity or to set up an interview. 

Inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.


Seeking Licensed Funeral Director or Intern Funeral Director to serve Southwest Minnesota.

Hartquist Funeral Home, a family-owned funeral home, has the opportunity for a licensed funeral director or an intern funeral director/embalmer to join our organization. Our funeral home has three main funeral chapels located throughout three counties in southwest Minnesota, serving over 200 families each year. What makes us different from other funeral homes is our team approach to how we see funeral directors being successful at work and at home with their family. The new director would join four other full-time directors and two part-time funeral directors. We offer a competitive salary with complete benefits including three-day weekends, paid vacation, medical insurance, profit-sharing pension plan, license fees and more. We also cover expenses to better the individual, such as the Wolfelt Experience training. We are looking for applicants that have a willingness to contribute to our team and wish to help families create a meaningful funeral experience to begin a healthy grief journey. Our area of the state is strong in its local community growth, business opportunities, and education. The communities we serve possess a good understanding of death care and very much respect and value the funeral professional. The newly hired director would be based at our location in Luverne or Pipestone.

Requirements of the individual we are seeking are:

- Team based approach to workplace.

- Positive attitude and ability to communicate.

- Willingness to grow professionally and personally.

- Desire to make a difference in the lives bereaved families, friends, and communities.

- Passion for improving and spreading knowledge of the value of funeral service.

- Funeral Director’s License in MN or actively working toward obtaining it.

Compensation is to be determined on each unique applicant.

Benefits include:

- Wolfelt Experience training and certification

- Family Health Insurance

- Profit Sharing Plan

- Paid Vacation

- Loyalty Bonus Structure

- Cell Phone Allowance

- Several additional job perks

To get a feel for of our philosophy, staff, and level of professionalism, please visit our website at www.hartquistfuneral.com or find us on Facebook.


Posted June 02, 2020

Funeral Director or Intern Position

Schroeder Funeral Homes
St. Ansgar, Iowa

Resumes can be emailed to mitchell@schroederfuneralhomes.com or contact Mitchell at 641-324-1121.

Funeral Director or Funeral Director Intern

The Schroeder Funeral Homes & Cremation Service of St. Ansgar, Northwood and Osage, Iowa is seeking a fulltime funeral director/embalmer or a funeral director/embalmer intern.

 

Schroeder Funeral Homes is a family owned funeral home. It is a slow paced work environment, putting the families we serve as our number one priority.

 

Duties include but are not limited to: transfers, a rotating on call schedule, arrangements conferences with families, embalming and day to day operations. Candidate must have a good work ethic, be self-motivated and also work well with a team.

 

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits including a retirement IRA, flexible work schedule, alternating weekends off, and vacation, and apartment living quarters.


Posted May 15, 2020

Funeral Directing Internship

Reece Funeral Home
Ottumwa, Iowa

​To apply for this position, please contact: 

Bill Reece at Reece Funeral Home 

607 E. Second St. Ottumwa, IA 52501 

(641) 682-4509 ~ bill@rfh-ia.com

​Reece Funeral Home is a family owned firm located in Southeast Iowa. We are seeking a mortuary science graduate to join our team who is looking to serve their internship in funeral service and become a licensed funeral director. A successful intern may have the opportunity to join our staff once licensed. This internship position begins at $48,360 per year. We offer excellent health insurance and a 401k retirement plan. We operate on a rotating 5 day work week for interns and licensed funeral directors which includes every other weekend off, 7 of 14 nights on call and you will always teamed with a licensed director. Reece Funeral Home is located in Ottumwa, Iowa, a community of 25,000 people in the heart of Southeast Iowa. The community offers various opportunities in sports, higher education, fine arts and leisure activities. 

Posted April 28, 2020

Funeral Director Opening

Carson Celebration of Life Center
Maquoketa, Iowa


Email your resume & cover letter to Don W. Carson at donwcarson@carsonandson.com

 Send your resume & cover letter via US mail

Carson Celebration of Life Center
Don W. Carson
318 West Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060


We are a progressive funeral and cremation provider looking for a caring and highly compassionate individual. Our mission, passion and purpose, with every family we serve, is to acknowledge a life lived, and bring healing to those that remain, as well as bringing innovative, technologically advanced services to our families, as well as be a leader in emerging industry trends.


We are located in a rural community in Eastern Iowa close to the Mississippi River with a hospital and YMCA among other amenities in our town. We are approximately 35 minutes to one hour driving distance from Dubuque, Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

• Must currently be a licensed Funeral Director in Iowa or have or able to obtain license reciprocity
• Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record
• Ability to lift 75 lbs


 

We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits, including a generous employer-paid portion 401K with profit sharing, cell phone, health, living quarters if needed, paid continuing education, clothing allowance, monument sales and paid time off


www.CarsonAndSon.com


Posted April 13, 2020