Job Postings

July 08, 2019

Student Apprentice

Keohane Funeral Home

Keohane Funeral Home of Quincy, Hingham and Weymouth is looking to hire a student for an apprenticeship position. 

Candidate must be compassionate, friendly, hardworking and a team player.

Schedule is ten days on and four days off (including every other weekend). The position will provide experience in all facets of funeral service.

Please contact Dennis Keohane at 781-335-0045 or dennis@keohane.com

 

July 02, 2019

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Forastiere Funeral Home & Cremation (East Longmeadow, MA)

We have an opening for an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer. The candidate must live within 20-30 minutes from our main funeral home (220 N Main Street in East Longmeadow MA 01028), be able to lift, have a sense of urgency, energy to learn, communicate and dress professionally.

If interested, please send an email immediately to Loren at Loren@forastiere.com or call 413-525-2800.

June 28, 2019

Licensed Funeral Director

Davis Funeral Home (Nashua, NH)

Davis Funeral Home is the oldest funeral home in Nashua and Hillsborough County and the 2nd oldest funeral home in all of New Hampshire. Reliability and trust are two of the biggest factors people are seeking when choosing a funeral home, and with operating successfully for over 177 years, Davis Funeral Home has proven families have continually counted on our help.

We currently are seeking a Licensed Funeral Director who has strong communications skills, ability to multi-task, and further their career in funeral service. Competitive salary and benefits to be discussed. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Respond to first calls and removals
  • Provide attention and care for deceased
  • Meet with surviving family to arrange funeral service and disposition
  • Coordinate service details with office staff, officiate and other participants
  • Be available to answer any family questions that may arise
  • Direct funeral and supporting services: staff, family, minister, participants
  • Assist participants with their role during funeral events
  • Secure and collect payment
  • Complete post-service details in a timely manner

Schedule Expectations

  • Work in shifts
  • Evening “On-call” schedule amongst co-workers at night a must
  • Work outside in extreme weather conditions including high and low temperatures and rain
  • Work some national holidays

Interested candidates should email their resume to davisfhnh@gmail.com or call us at 603-883-3401 to schedule an interview. We look forward to speaking to you. 

June 18, 2019

Apprentice Funeral Director

James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home (Walpole, MA)

James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home is looking for a new addition to our team! We are offering a full-time licensed apprentice position with a competitive salary. The ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in mortuary college or have obtained a degree in mortuary science. Experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person. Interested applicants may email their resumes to: DelaneyFuneralHome@gmail.com

Job Description

The apprentice is responsible for performing a variety of tasks during the preparation, planning, and execution of the funeral to ensure services run smoothly and that our families are served with dignity and respect. Responsibilities will include:

  • Full-time availability (including being on call) to take care of transferring decedents to and from the funeral home;
  • Ensuring proper paperwork for disposition is completed accurate and submitted on time and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations;
  • Data entry using the Massachusetts Electronic Death Records System (VIP/EDRS);
  • Dressing, Casketing, and cosmetizing of decedents in our care;
  • Conducting visitations and funeral services under the supervision of a licensed funeral director;
  • Coordinating arrangements with clergy, military organizations, and others involved in the funeral service.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Mortuary School student/graduate.
  • Ability to lift 80 lbs.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and exercise good judgment.
  • Willingness to participate in community events
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to empathize with families and demonstrate patience in emotionally charged situations.
  • Valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing.