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 Internship

Reece Funeral Home
Ottumwa, Iowa

​To apply for this position, please contact:

Bill Reece

Reece Funeral Home

607 E. Second St. Ottumwa, IA 52501

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

​Reece Funeral Home is located in Ottumwa, Iowa, a community of 25,000 people in southeast Iowa, and we are a 400-450 call, family owned firm. We are seeking a mortuary science graduate looking to serve their internship in funeral service and looking to become a licensed funeral director. A successful intern may have the opportunity to join our staff once licensed.

The salary for this internship position with Reece Funeral Home begins at $47,840 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 (every other weekend off, 7 of 14 nights on call). The community offers many opportunities in sports, education, fine arts and leisure activities.

Posted May 20, 2019

Funeral Director/Embalmer or Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Ledford Family Funeral Homes
Lexington and Odessa, Missouri

​Austin Ledford

jaustin.ledford@gmail.com

Ledford Family Funeral Homes – Lexington, MO – Odessa, MO

https://www.ledfordfamilyfh.com

​Ledford Family Funeral Homes has two locations East of Kansas City, Missouri; Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa, MO and Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington, MO.  We are currently looking for a licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer or an Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer to join us. 

The Ledford Family Funeral Homes currently serve around 180 families a year. We offer excellent pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement plan, and a FAIR on-call week and weekend schedule.  Our locations are 20 mi. east of Kansas City, you have two great places to raise a family, live in small towns and enjoy all of the convenience the metropolitan areas have to offer without having to drive far. If you feel you are the right candidate for our family please send your resume to jaustin.ledford@gmail.com

Posted May 13, 2019

Funeral Directing/Embalming Position

Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Homes
Council Bluffs, Iowa

​If interested, send a resume to Matt O'Neill, Cutler-O'Neill Funeral Home, 545 Willow Avenue, Council Bluffs, Iowa 50503, or call 712 322-7779.

    

Jana Rowe

Council Bluffs, IA  51503

712-322-7779

jana@cutleroneill.com

www.cutleroneill.com

​The Cutler-O'Neill Funeral Home  has over 100 years of serving southwest Iowa families, and have a Full-time funeral directing/embalming position available. 

In this position you will work Monday through Friday from 8-5 p.m., and every other weekend. There is a minimal night schedule, 600 call firm.  We have great pay and work environment.

If interested, send a resume to Matt O'Neill, Cutler-O'Neill Funeral Home, 545 Willow Avenue, Council Bluffs, Iowa 50503, or call 712 322-7779.    

Posted April 17, 2019

Licensed Funeral Directors/Interns

Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home
NE Iowa and SE Minnesota

​Please contact Katie Hudek by phone (563) 547-3501 or e-mail hindthudekfh@gmail.com

The Hindt-Hudek Funeral Homes are looking for a compassionate individual who would thrive in a small town setting to join our funeral home staff. 

We are a close knit work family that run several locations in the NE Iowa and SE Minnesota area.  There are lots of opportunities for outdoor activities such as trout fishing, bike and hiking trails, and kayaking.  There is an on call schedule of 7 days on, then 7 days off.  Mortuary Science students, interns, and licensed funeral directors are encouraged to apply. 

Posted April 15, 2019

Funeral Director and Embalmer positions available

James O’Donnell Funeral Homes
Hannibal, MO

​For more information about our firm visit www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com or visit us on face book.

James J. O'Donnell

James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Inc.

302 South 5th Street

Hannibal, MO.   63401

573-221-8188

jimmyo@jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com

 

​The James O'Donnell Funeral Home of Hannibal, MO is a dynamic firm with locations in Hannibal, Palmyra and Monroe City that is currently seeking the talents of a skilled funeral director and embalmer to join our team.  We are a 5th generation family owned funeral home located in historic Hannibal, Missouri on the Mississippi River. Applicant must be a licensed embalmer and funeral director, a graduate of an accredited mortuary college or school ready to begin their internship. 

At James O'Donnell Funeral Homes making funeral arrangements, embalming and helping families plan the most memorable experiences are essential requirements and expectations of this position.  A competitive salary, health insurance, 40l K and paid time off are all included benefits.  Housing is available along with scheduled time off.

Posted April 03, 2019

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern

Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Bemidji, MN

​Inquiries by phone can be made to (218) 751-3159, and resumes can be emailed to Kirk Malkowski at kmalkowski@olsonschwartzfuneralhome.com

​The Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Service is a family owned funeral home seeking a licensed mortician or intern for immediate hire. This position interacts directly with the client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the current teams in creating and maintaining an exceptional level of family satisfaction.

Qualifications/Requirements:

* Associate's or Bachelor's degree; Minnesota state funeral licensure, working toward a state license or reciprocal license from another state;

* Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;

* Computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft software

*  Be able to take night calls;

* Ability to manage a caseload while creating an extraordinary customer experience.

* Knowledge of crematory & cremation regulations or willing to be trained.

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Ability to multi-task within job responsibilities.

* Ability to meet deadlines.

* Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a proficient, organized, caring manner in keeping with company policies.

* Ability to multi-task and to be able to handle multiple families at the same time.

We offer a very competitive benefits package! This is a slow paced environment with ample time to enjoy all Bemidji has to offer. Bemidji is the first city on the Mississippi in the beautiful Northwoods with fishing, hunting, and many outdoor activities. Additionally, it is the cultural center of northern Minnesota where you can be a spectator, or participate in the visual and performing arts.

Posted April 02, 2019

Licensed Funeral Director or Apprentice position

Loess Hills Funeral and Cremation Centers
Southwest Iowa locations

​Please contact me, Scott Erickson, by emailing me a cover letter and resume to loesshillsfuneralhomes@gmail.com, or mail to Loess Hills Funeral Home at PO Box 231, Glenwood, IA 51534.   Should you wish to speak to me directly with questions please call my cell 712-355-3000.   

​The Loess Hills Funeral and Cremation Centers are a family owned multi location funeral home and crematory with a reputation for excellence located in the beautiful rolling hills of southwest Iowa. We have four locations throughout southwest Iowa that include the Loess Hills Funeral and Cremation Center (Carson, Glenwood, and Malvern), and Nishna Valley Funeral Home (Shenandoah) that serve approximately 130 families each year.  We are looking for a quality licensed funeral director or apprentice who is a team player, community-minded and providing professional and meaningful funeral services.   Compensation and housing package dependent on qualifications and experience.    All inquiries kept confidential. 

 

 

 

Posted March 28, 2019

Minnesota Licensed Funeral Director or Intern

O’Halloran and Murphy Cremation & Funeral Services
St. Paul, Minnesota

If you are interested in pursuing a job with us, or would like more information about the benefits of working at O’Halloran and Murphy e-mail Michael O’Halloran at mohalloran@ohalloranmurphy.com

​More than 100 years ago the O'Halloran family began the tradition of quality funeral care, and we are continuing that tradition. Our facilities provide a warm and caring atmosphere in all of our locations, St. Paul, Woodbury and Roseville, Minnesota.  We are looking for a person with a Minnesota Funeral Directors License, or Funeral Intern license, or a license in a state like Wisconsin that reciprocates with Minnesota for a license. Also, we hire students that are taking funeral services courses and are planning to make a career in funeral work.

We provide a good schedule and better than average pay and benefits.  We have health insurance, a health savings accounts, and a 401 K plan with company matching contributions, along with vacation time, and personal time off for family events as needed. Our staff is wonderful and friendly to work with. There is reimbursement available for courses that would help you some way in working in funeral service. 

Posted March 25, 2019

Apprenticeship Position

Brundage Funeral Home
Dillon, Montana

​If you are interested, please send a resume to me at Brundage Funeral Home, and if you would like to chat further please contact me at 406-683-2112.

 Julie Briggs, Owner/Operator

 Phone: 406-683-2112

 Fax: 406-683-2169

 www.brundagefuneralhome.com

I own and operate the Brundage Funeral Home in Dillon, Montana, and I am also the County Coroner.  Dillon is a rural community in the southwestern corner of the state where there is hunting, fishing and beautiful scenery, it is also boasts the campus of the University of Montana Western. My husband and I purchased the funeral home in 2002, he, having been his entire adult life, in funeral service and me a new graduate in 1998. My husband died a little over a year ago, and I realized at some point I will need to have someone that can take over the business.

I am looking for someone willing to work with me and develop the skills that I have developed over the years. The interested person will go to the family home, hospital, nursing home, etc. to meet with family and have initial contact, prepare the body for the services, prepare for all aspects of the services, conduct services, etc. I am an advocate of membership in our association as well as the National Funeral Directors Association. I plan to stay in funeral service and hold my license even after retiring so that I can be of assistance to whoever eventually takes over the mortuary.

Posted February 21, 2019

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer/Crematory or Apprentice

Keithley Funeral Homes
Hays, Kansas

​Resumes may be sent to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com or mail PO Box 86 Hays, KS 67601.

Ron Keithley

Keithley Funeral Homes

785-625-3215

http://www.ellis.ks.us/  

http://www.visithays.com/

http://victoriaks.com/

 

​We are currently seeking a licensed funeral director, embalmer and crematory operator and/or an apprentice. We have four locations located in Ellis, Hays and Victoria, Kansas. www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com

We average 180 calls per year with a 40% +/- cremation rate. Our crematory will average 350 cremations a year including our own. The crematory is located at our main location in Hays. We also work with our area coroner in assisting with autopsies which averages 100 or so of those per year. On average that's our business load. 

We will have 3 embalmers, funeral directors and crematory operators.  This is a working position and not a management position. Employee will be expected to do Embalming's, Removals, Arrangements, Visitations, Occasional transports, etc. We will offer individual health insurance, 401 k, cell phone, ample time off and a fair on call schedule. Salary range will be based on experience.

The towns we service with population are Hays 21,000, Ellis 2,100 and Victoria 1,200. The total county population is roughly 30,000.

 

Posted February 18, 2019

Apprenticeships Available

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
Madison, WI

 If interested, please contact Scott Kundinger at (608) 238-3434, or email at skundinger@cressfuneralservice.com

​Cress Funeral & Cremation Service, Madison, WI, is actively seeking applicants to complete their apprenticeship and come join our team. We are looking for someone that would like to further their learning in Funeral Service, with the possibly of joining the Cress Team as a licensed director.

Cress offers a remarkable apprenticeship program, one in which the student/individual will learn all aspects of funeral service on a flexible yet pre-determined schedule. We have a 30, 60, 90, 180 day and final check-in. This a clear, transparent guideline of expectations for performance of the apprentice throughout their apprenticeship.  These defined expectations will help the student/apprentice understand what they need to do, how and why.  We also offer an excellent on call schedule, hourly pay, and outstanding experience on all aspects of funeral service, hands on personal time with our CARE Team, signature clothing allowance and the ability to work with the best of the best!

Posted February 02, 2019

Apprenticeship or Funeral Director

Braman Mortuary
Omaha, NE

​Send inquiries can to: 

Ryan Gray

Braman Mortuary

ryan@bramanmortuary.com

Cell Phone No. 402-651-6090

​Braman Mortuary in Omaha, Nebraska has a current opening for either an Apprentice, or a Funeral Director. We have great benefits and schedule available. 

Any inquiries can be made to me, Ryan Gray, via my email or cell phone. My cell number is 402-651-6090.

Posted December 14, 2018

Internship/Funeral Director

Lindley Funeral Homes Inc.
Chillicothe, Missouri

Please submit resume, licensing credentials, and three professional references to Brooks Macoubrie. No phone calls Please.

brooksmacoubrie@gmail.com

Lindley Funeral Homes Inc.

P.O. Box 47

Chillicothe,
Missouri 64601

 

​Lindley Funeral Homes Inc., a locally owned and operated full service funeral establishment in Chillicothe, Missouri, is looking to add a service oriented individual to their team. This position is open to both experienced and entry level individuals. Training will be provided for individuals with entry level experience. Current funeral directors and embalmer license or ability to obtain a Missouri Funeral Directors and Embalmers License is required within one year of employment. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.  100% employer paid health insurance for the employee only after 90 days, 100% employer paid pension after one year of employment. Paid vacation after one year of employment and 4 personal days per year. This is a full time salary position (Minimum 40 hours per week) Relocation to Chillicothe, Missouri is required. Duties will include but not be limited to: arranging and conducting funerals, and visitations, transferring remains, overnight On-call Hours, filing necessary documents, counseling families preneed and at need, & embalming and preparation of remains. Basic Microsoft Office/Computer skills are required.

Posted December 04, 2018

Funeral Director Embalmer or Intern

Adams Funeral Home
Ames, Iowa

​For more information, or to apply contact Joe Reimers at joe@adamssoderstrum.com

 

​The Adams Funeral Home is family owned and located in Ames, Iowa.  We are currently seeking an Iowa Licensed Funeral Director or Intern.  The applicant must have strong communication and leadership skills, and the ability to be a team player is essential.  The candidate should also be experienced and proficient in all areas of funeral service.  We offer a flexible on call schedule.  Benefits include: competitive salary, simple IRA, clothing allowance and paid vacation.  Ames is a college town and offers cultural, recreational, educational, business, and entertainment amenities more common in bigger metros.  Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, Iowa, beats the heart of a much larger city.

Posted October 30, 2018

Licensed Funeral Director and Intern

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home
Columbus, Indiana

​Please send resumes and inquiries to our email: jewellrittman@gmail.com  Attn: Nick Rittman

The Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home
3855 25th St.
Columbus, Indiana 47203
812-372-9923

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home is looking for an intern, and also a licensed funeral director.  We are a family owned, progressive, growing 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. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Posted October 22, 2018