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 or Funeral Director Intern

Central Iowa Dignity Memorial, SCI - McLaren's Funeral Chapel/Ankeny Funeral Home & Crematory
West Des Moines, IA and Ankeny, IA

Please email 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 January 21, 2021

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer or Apprentice

Schriver's Memorial Mortuary & Crematory
Aberdeen, SD

If interested please send your resume to either Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary & Crematory, 414 Fifth Avenue NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401 or schrivers@midconetwork.com.

LOOKING FOR AN APPRENTICE OR LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/EMBALMBER at a family owned firm with an average of 120 calls per year and an onsite human & pet crematory. Ask about our SIGNING BONUS!! Rotating on/off call schedule. 

Job expectations include making removals, embalming, cremating, meeting with families, computer skills, and good with people. 

Benefits include: paid time off, AFLAC, extra income for trade work, paid medical insurance, competitive wages, clothing allowance, dry cleaning, paid licensing. 90% of services located in Aberdeen.  Travel is minimal.  

Posted January 21, 2021

Funeral Director/Intern

Reiff Family Center, Inc. - Funeral Home & Crematory
Independence & Winthrop, IA
Send resume to: 
Reiff Family Center, Inc.
Funeral Home & Crematory
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644
319-334-2501
Or E-mail to robert@reifffamilycenter.com


​​Reiff Family Center, Inc. – Funeral Home & Crematory is looking for a Funeral Director/Intern for a family-owned funeral home & crematory in Independence &, Winthrop, IA. Individual must be a licensed funeral director in the state of Iowa or have completed schooling to become a licensed intern. Must have the ability to multitask, set priorities and be detail oriented. 

A Funeral Director with our firm must value and be able to accomplish the following: 
· He/she must be sensitive to the feelings of others and be able to feel empathy for the grief and stress others are experiencing.
· Meet with clients to explain services, and to make funeral, cremation, and interment arrangements.
· Provide clients with pricing information and prepare contracts.
· Arrange transport of deceased people.
· Obtain documents and permits related to embalming, cremations, and funerals.
· Embalming, dressing, cosmetically enhancing and casketing deceased people.
· Arranging flowers, religious leaders, pallbearers, and others for funerals.
· Provide wake, graveside, funeral, and interment services.
· Driving hearse, limousines, and removal vehicles as needed.
· Personalize every service.
· Practice exceptional customer service.
· Be detail oriented.
· Possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment but take the initiative to keep busy when the business is slow.

Employment package includes a competitive salary with full benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.

Independence and Winthrop is a great place to live and raise a family. It is close to several large metro areas in eastern Iowa, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa Hawkeyes, Amana Colonies, Cedar Rock State Park, Backbone State Park, Amish Country, Buchanan County Health Center with a Wellness Center, Indoor swimming pool. There is a Cinema Center, Agribition Center and Mill/Museums.


Posted January 14, 2021

Licensed Funeral Director

Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care
Perry, IA

​Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care

1721 Park St.

Perry, IA 50220

Phone: 515-465-8100

Email: marcus@carrisfuneralhome.com


Family-owned funeral home built in 2003. An onsite crematory was added in 2017.

We are one location, so you don't have a lot travel time. This position is full-time or part-time.

The Funeral Director conducts multiple funeral and memorial services from set-up to completion. This includes setting up flowers, chapels, programs, music selections, caskets and waiting on family members, all to make services meaningful while providing a positive customer service experience. The Funeral Director also handles financial payments for balances due. A high level of customer service interaction is necessary with families, guests, and clergy. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to keeping the mortuary stocked with materials as well as light housekeeping which includes, vacuuming, emptying trash cans, dusting and other tasks required to maintain a neat and orderly facility. A funeral director's license or the ability to obtain a funeral director's license is required.

•          Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•          Strong ability to exercise sound judgment

•          Strong ability to evaluate and appropriately address privacy and confidentiality

•          Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks

•          Demonstrated ability to act with a high degree of initiative

•          Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

•          Strong problem-solving skills

•          Strong accuracy and attention to detail skills

•          Professional attitude, demeanor, and presentation

•          Proficiency in Windows, including Word and Excel

Above all, we are looking for someone who is able to address the needs of the families we serve in a compassionate and empathetic manner, while remaining consistent to our high standards and core values. If this describes you, we want to hear from you. Start the new year with us.


Posted January 13, 2021

Funeral Director

Green-Larsen Mortuary
International Falls, MN

Have a Resume? Please email it to larsen_625@msn.com.  Complete application at this link:

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Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of life and work in the city? Green-Larsen Mortuary is located in International Falls, Minnesota; right in the backyard of beautiful Voyageurs National Park on scenic Rainy Lake near the U.S./Canadian border. We are a family owned funeral home serving approximately 150 families per year. We also operate an on-site crematory.


We are seeking a full time Funeral Director to join our staff.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • All aspects of funeral service
  • Taking first calls
  • Making removals
  • Embalming
  • Performing cremations
  • Arranging preneed and at-need funerals
  • Selling monuments

Must be able to embrace and help further our team's current efforts to use the latest technology, equipment, and ideas to compete in the fast paced changing world of funeral service. 

Job Information: 

  • Location: International Falls, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Funeral Director/Funeral Director Intern
  • Company Name: Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc.
  • Job Function: Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Requirements:

Must be licensed in the state of Minnesota or in the process of attaining a Minnesota license, have a valid Minnesota driver's license. We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, profit sharing plan, clothing allowance, continuing education and licensing costs and vacation time.


Posted January 13, 2021

Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel
Baxter, MN

​Email resume and cover letter to John Brenny at johnbrenny@brenny.com

Integrity, dignity, and excellence are fundamental in the services that the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel provides.  Each individual has a unique life story that deserves to be celebrated with compassion, care, creativity and attention to detail.  In order to support our dedication to the families we serve in the Brainerd Lakes Area and Central MN, we need a strong team.  Family is at the heart of everything we do; become a part of the Brenny Family.

Come explore the land of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.  Brainerd, MN is the land of over 500 lakes, where there is never a lack of fun in the sun; boating, jet skiing, biking, wakeboarding, kayaking, and golfing.  We are an outdoor paradise where there is no lack of rivers, gorgeous forests and pristine parks. The fun doesn't stop when the snow drops.  We have ample snowmobiling trails, skiing, tubing, and snowshoeing.  Food, fun, and friends…. Lakes Country Cares.

​Above average salary & benefits.


Posted January 05, 2021

Part-time Funeral Service Assistant

Douglas Trade Service & Crematory
Omaha, NE

Please send inquires to douglastradeservice@gmail.com

​Work Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm two weekends a month. You will assist funeral homes dropping off and picking up. You'll be trained to operate the crematories. Clean and maintain the office area. Must be able to move 100lbs or more. Dress attire is business casual.

Pay - $15.00/hour

Posted December 02, 2020

Full-time Funeral Service Assistant

Douglas Trade Service & Crematory
Omaha, NE

​​​Please send inquires to douglastradeservice@gmail.com

 


​You will be On Call after hours for transporting to or from place of death.

During office hours (8AM - 5PM) you will answer phones, paperwork, maintain place of business and vehicles, operate crematory, coordinate in/out of town drives

Schedule: 3 person rotation. 1st Week-On call in van. Don't report to office. 2nd Week-Report to office 8am-4pm. After 4pm, answer phones and dispatch. 3rd Week- Off

Must be able to lift/move 100+ lbs.

Required skills:

- Communicating with the families and funeral homes

- Dressed (Suit) in a professional manner

- Valid Drivers License

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year


Posted December 02, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern

Hartquist Funeral & Cremation Services
Luverne or Pipestone, Minnesota

​​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.

Who we are:

Hartquist Funeral Home is seeking a licensed funeral director or intern to join our team of four full-time funeral directors and two part-time funeral directors. We are located in southwest Minnesota and serve approximately 225 families each year.

Our funeral home is dedicated to serving families with dignity, integrity, and transparency. Our mission is to educate families of their options for ceremony, facilitate a meaningful ceremony of their loved one, and provide a platform for the family and community to move forward in a healthy grief journey.

We are committed to our employees and wish for each of them to be successful throughout life both professionally and personally.

Professionally, we operate on a team-based philosophy and positive workplace environment, with emphasis on communication. We value each of our employees' opinions equally and encourage sharing new ideas to better our funeral home and service to families. Our philosophy in funeral service follows the guidelines of the Wolfelt Experience approach; each of our directors have been sponsored to attend and certified.

Personally, we promote growth to the individual outside of their professional role. We also understand the balance that needs to exist for the caregiver and strive to foster a relationship within our communities. We utilize a balanced on-call schedule, with three-day weekends off every other week.

Where we are:

Our funeral home has a physical presence in five communities throughout southwest Minnesota. We are located in between the larger communities of Marshall, Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our landscape is made up of prairie, agricultural farms, and local businesses. The communities we serve place an emphasis on health facilities, schools, and most importantly, their people.

The role of the funeral director is respected and the conversation of 'why we do what we do' in caring for our dead continues to be communicated and understood.

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.

 

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 December 01, 2020

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Newcomer Funeral Service Group
Casper, WY

For more information and how to apply, please
visit us at www.nfsgi.com.​​​​

In addition to joining a progressive, forward thinking funeral service provider, we are offering a generous $5,000 Sign-on Bonus and relocation expenses for the right candidate.  The right candidate should share our Core Values of Excellence, Trust, Care and Growth, embrace an ongoing learning mindset, new technologies and be able to work with all personality types. In return, we promise to provide a strong team, superior products and facilities, and a balanced family-friendly atmosphere.  Associates are treated with dignity, fairness, respect, and rewarded for creativity, teamwork and family satisfaction.  If this sounds like a place for you to share and grow your talent, we would love to hear from you.

Below is a short video that provides great insight into the Casper community and our organization. 

https://youtu.be/PvCBRjZudc0

​​​Are you seeking greater work-life balance?
Is a rewarding career path with growth
opportunities important to you?
Consider how our family-owned funeral home
might be a good fit for your next career move!
We are looking for professional, self-motivated,
team players to join our talented team. At
Newcomer, you can expect to be treated with
fairness and respect, enjoy professional growth
and be rewarded for creativity, teamwork and
family satisfaction!
Qualified applicants will have their Wyoming
funeral directors license (or the ability to
reciprocate), excellent communication abilities,
strong computer skills, and a passion for
making a real difference helping families
through difficult times.
At Newcomer, dream jobs really do exist!

Posted November 17, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service
Litchfield, MN
​TO APPLY:
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 November 09, 2020

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

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