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.


Licensed Funeral Director or Apprentice

Johnson Funeral Homes
Randolph, Nebraska

​Brad Johnson

Johnson Funeral Homes

The Johnson Funeral Homes are looking for a graduate or someone who may be looking for a job as a Nebraska licensed Funeral Director. We are currently looking for candidates who are interested in the possibility of growing into a future owner/manager position with us. If you are a past or future graduate, please contact us, as this position may soon close. 

Posted November 20, 2017

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer or Internship position

Linn Funeral Home
Iowa Falls, Iowa

​Please contact me if you are interested, or know someone looking for a change of pace.

Jon Linn, Office Manager

Linn's Funeral Home

And Monument Sales

Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

The Linn Funeral Home in Iowa Falls, Iowa is currently looking for a licensed funeral director/embalmer, or possibly someone looking for an internship, but would prefer someone licensed. We are a local funeral home in North Central Iowa, 45 minutes from everywhere! (Ames, Mason City, Marshalltown, Waterloo/Cedar Falls, and the Webster City/Fort Dodge area.  Linn is a small Funeral Home where you can learn the whole process from first call, to after care with the family (for those new to the business or those looking to expand their experience.) We, also, do monument sales and installation, however installation isn't required, a willingness to learn monument sales is preferred. A willingness to do pre-arrangements is required, along with the requirement to become licensed with the state for pre-arrangements.

Our pay package includes Lodging/house (pay your own utilities), a vehicle (for work, and some personal use, we pay gas), retirement and salary.

Posted November 13, 2017

Funeral Director/Embalmer and/or apprentice

Hoffman Schneider Funeral Home
Dubuque, IA

​Contact Jim Schneider at

Hoffmann Schneider Funeral Homes, Dubuque, IA. 



Seeking motivated Funeral Director/Embalmer and/or apprentice.  Offering generous salary and benefits. 

Posted November 01, 2017

Funeral Director Internship Position

Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
Burlington, Iowa 52601

​Sam Newkirk, Funeral Director

Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home

Burlington, Iowa 52601



This is an opportunity to work in a modern facility with a very progressive staff in Burlington, Iowa  We are offering competitive wages with a benefits package.  The position will offer the chance to work in all facets of funeral service.  You will have the opportunity to meet families, help direct services and work in a state of the art prep room.  We also have an on-site crematory.  If you have any interest in meeting to discuss this opportunity, please feel free to call Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home at 319-752-2828, or e-mail Sam Newkirk at

Posted November 01, 2017

Funeral Director & Embalmer Intern or Licensed Funeral Director

Trimble Funeral Home Crematory
Moline, Illinois

Call Reid Trimble at 309-764-1144, or email resumes to

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory

701 12th Street

Moline, IL 61265


​Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, Illinois, is seeking applications for a funeral director and embalmer intern or a licensed funeral director interested in a one or two year commitment. The position offers the successful applicant to work with a dedicated team serving over 200 families per year.

Eric and Reid Trimble offer a unique job experience that blends a firm with 143 years of tradition with a new facility offering an on-site crematory, and reception center with catered food and a fully stocked bar.

Moline is in the center of the Iowa-Illinois Quad City area, a metropolitan community of 450,000 people with an array of cultural amenities, and is located 2 ½ hours west of Chicago on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River.

To quote the Quad Cities Chamber, “The area offers robust arts, culture, theater, sports and entertainment scenes; amazing festivals and events; top-notch parks, outdoor recreational and scenic spaces; hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking, and walking; affordable housing and living options; safe communities; accessible transportation options by air, rail, river and highway; and a thriving economy."

Posted July 11, 2017


Croxford Funeral Home and Crematory
Great Falls, MT

Contact us: Resumes to

                                        or call 406-453-0315

We are looking to expand our staff to meet the growing needs of our community. We have two Funeral Director/Mortician positions open and are willing to consider an intern-level candidate. These positions will require the successful candidates to meet with bereaved families and handle the emotional weight & stress that comes from helping those who are experiencing extreme grief.

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. 

Benefits include:

  • $15 - $20 (Hourly)
  • Possible Overtime and After hour Removal Pay Scale
  •  Health insurance after 60 days
  •  Accrued PTO after 180 days
  • Assistance in moving to Great Falls, Montana on a reimbursement basis with proof of receipt (fuel and U-Haul or similar).

Duties will include, but are not limited to, conducting funeral arrangements with bereaved families, directing funerals & memorial services within our chapel and at other locations, organizing and arranging all details of planned funerals/memorial services, moving deceased bodies from place of death to funeral home as well as moving deceased bodies within the funeral home, creating memorial merchandise, writing obituaries, coordinating with cemeteries and third parties, limited on-call after-hour shifts and limited weekend coverage, embalming deceased bodies, cosmetics, and other duties as required by the industry.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure within the State of Montana. Those requirements are as follows:  37-19-302. License required for practice of mortuary science -- qualifications of applicants. (1) The practice of embalming or mortuary science by anyone who does not hold a mortician's license issued by the board is prohibited. A person 18 years of age or older wishing to practice mortuary science in this state must apply to the board on the form and in the manner prescribed by the board. (2) To qualify for a mortician's license, a person must:  (a) be of good moral character;  (b) have graduated from an accredited college or university with an associate degree, certificate, or diploma in mortuary science;  (c) have earned in subjects prescribed by the board an additional 30 semester or 45 quarter credits from an accredited college or university that have not been applied toward the requirements in subsection (2)(b); (d) pass an examination prescribed by the board; and (e) serve a 1-year internship under the supervision of a licensed mortician in a licensed mortuary after passing the examination provided for in subsection (2)(d).  (3) A person who fails the examination required in subsection (2)(d) may retake it under conditions prescribed by rule of the board.

List of Prescribed courses: (a) (b) a certified transcript of 30 semester credits credit hours or, if courses are offered on a quarter calendar, 45 quarter credits credit hours sent directly to the board office from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; in any of the following subjects: (i) accounting; (ii) business; (iii) computer applications; (iv) communications/speech; (v) English; (vi) history; (vii) mathematics; (viii) psychology; 19-10/15/15 MAR Notice No. 24-147-37 -1606, (ix) religion; (x) sociology;  (xi) education; (xii) biological sciences; or  (xiii) other subjects germane to the practice of mortuary science.

Candidates must also have a valid drivers license with a clean driving record; must be able to lift heavy loads; must be willing to drive on highways and at nighttime.

Posted July 06, 2017

Funeral Director Opening

Daniel Funeral Homes
St. Cloud, Minnesota

Please email your resume to:

Or mail a hardcopy to:

Paul Daniel

Daniel Funeral Home

P.O. Box 1222

St. Cloud, MN 56302

PH: (320) 251-0383



The Daniel Funeral Home is now in its fifth generation of funeral service to Central Minnesota. Our success is based upon our genuine concern for the people we serve, as well as our thoughtfulness, understanding, compassion and respect. These qualities have been handed down from generation to generation, remaining with us and the families we serve.

St. Cloud is a great place to live and be part of. It has five area colleges, so it's full of young people.  It has a small town atmosphere and is one of the fastest growing areas in Minnesota.  It's also only an hour away from the Minneapolis and St. Paul area with easy access to I 94.  A gateway to the lake country of northern Minnesota, it's a fabulous city to raise children in.  Please consider a move to be part of the right organization.  Check out our website at

Job Overview:

This position will involve all aspects of funeral service including funeral arrangements, conducting funerals, greeting families, facilitating visitations, etc. We offer a friendly working environment with the opportunity for personal growth. We are looking for someone who can both promote a positive team atmosphere and maintain a professional disposition.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must be currently licensed MN or working toward a MN State license or have license reciprocity
  • Requires graduation from an accredited school of mortuary science


  • Salary guarantee with hourly overtime with additional opportunity for more income


  • Family Health and Dental plans, HSA, Life Insurance, Cafeteria Plans
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Cell phone
  • Personal office space
Posted July 06, 2017

Internship Position

Sharp Funeral Home
Carroll, IA

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to

The Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll is currently interested in hiring an intern funeral director.   

Kyle Atkinson

Sharp Funeral Home

226 W 8th St, Carroll, IA 51401

(712) 792-4301

Posted June 13, 2017