Job Postings

January 14, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

O’Donnell Cremations – Funerals – Celebrations (Danvers & Salem, Massachusetts)

2 Positions available for an apprentice. Applicants must be willing to exceed client family expectations with superior customer service and willingness to be part of a team. Competitive salary & set schedule. Practical education and training will be provided with the utmost care.

Two brand new premier locations – both brand new within the last 5 years - We serve all faiths so applicants will receive great experience in all aspects and traditions of the funeral profession. 
 
Duties Include:

  • Providing in person and phone-based customer assistance: greeting visitors to the funeral home in a warm and effective manner, receiving first notification of death from family members and medical personnel; receiving information and assisting families, clergy, external organizations, and internal departments.
  • Communicating information to necessary recipients: ensuring information delivered is communicated with the appropriate recipient in a timely manner. Ensuring communication is documented in case files appropriately.
  • Utilizing Web based creation & editing software, and other computer programs to create service materials including memorial DVDs, paper products, and music.
  • Direct contact with the deceased: assisting in the checking in of the deceased for visitations and services, at times assistance with placing jewelry, clothing, and personal effects.
  • Assisting with visitations and services: assistance in setting up for visitations and services.
  • Comfortable working with the deceased.
  • Other duties as required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen

Contact:
Come join a family of funeral directors that is continually headed in the right direction, a team that has a positive attitude and working environment, a young group of individuals looking to add to the local community and working environment and a group dedicated to providing the best service possible to those that call upon us. please reach out to Anthony O'Donnell at odonnellfs@aol.com 
 

January 12, 2021

Forensic Technician Positions In Connecticut

Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)

The Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) is seeking Three (3) Part-Time (17 hours per week) Forensic Technician 1 positions to refill recent vacancies.

The Connecticut OCME is a National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Accredited, free-standing, modern facility that is located in historic Farmington Connecticut on the Campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center and Medical School. The OCME is a centralized, state-wide medical examiner system with an autopsy load of approximately 2,700 per year.

Duties of the Forensic Technician include:

  • Under supervision prepares bodies for autopsies and subsequent release to funeral directors.
  • Assists in performance of autopsies and collection of relevant information.
  • Assists in removal and dissection of organs, collection of body fluids and retention of specimens for special studies.
  • Prepares fixative solutions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of autopsy facilities and equipment.
  • Assists in maintenance of appropriate records.
  • May take fingerprints and photographs.
  • Picks up and transports deceased bodies to the OCME.
  • Takes inventory of and makes receipt for clothing and valuables.
  • Maintains chain of custody of body and evidence from crime scenes.
  • May assist in removal of bodies from hospitals and/or secured crime scene areas.
  • May take and develop X-rays.

Compensation:
The starting hourly salary for this position is $20.59. There are additional opportunities for compensation through overtime opportunities and holiday coverage. The Forensic Technicians are members of the District 1199 New England Healthcare Employees union.

Who should apply?
The Connecticut OCME is seeking enthusiastic/dedicated Forensic Technicians who desire to work in a well-supported, team-oriented environment. We encourage persons with a minimum of one year of experience in a funeral home, morgue, hospital and laboratory setting to apply.

Deadlines:
The office will receive applications through the closing date of January 22, 2021. Please apply via: www.jobapscloud.com/ct

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
11 Shuttle Rd
Farmington, CT 06032
OCME Website: http://www.ct.gov/ocme/site/default.asp

January 04, 2021

Funeral Director/ Embalmer Apprentice

Campbell Funeral Service Inc. (Beverly, MA)

Campbell Funeral Home is currently seeking a Funeral Director/ Embalmer Apprentice in Beverly, MA. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • An ideal candidate has recently completed or currently enrolled in an accredited Mortuary Program
  • Desire for full time employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/Embalmer role
  • Excellent work history and good driving record
  • Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams in Massachusetts within the next two years
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical)
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Vacation and sick time (for full time employees)

Contact: cfh@campbellfuneral.com.

January 04, 2021

Licensed Funeral Director

Campbell Funeral Service Inc. (Beverly, MA)

We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director at Campbell Funeral Home in Beverly, MA. This is a great opportunity to be part of a high performing team while developing your skills in a high volume environment.

This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. Campbell Funeral Home prides itself in providing exceptional customer satisfaction and community service.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in funeral service
  • Obtains an appropriate state funeral license Exceptional communication skills & grief counseling
  • Ability to craft obituaries
  • Active embalming skills
  • Proficient with computers and technology with knowledge of MS Office Tools
  • Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience
  • Active driver's license
  • Team player

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical)
  • Competitive Pay
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Vacation and sick time

Contact: cfh@campbellfuneral.com.

December 23, 2020

Funeral Service Intern (Apprentice)

Keohane Funeral Home (Quincy, Hingham and Weymouth)

Position Description:
Keohane Funeral Home is searching for a highly qualified and collaborative person to join its team as a Funeral Service Intern (Apprentice). The ideal candidate will demonstrate a sincere desire to provide families with an unparalleled level of care.

Position Duties:
This position will support all aspects of firm operations including, but not limited to, transfers, assisting with funerals and with care center operations. The funeral service intern will collaborate with all members of the team in an environment that facilitates learning and career development.

Position Requirements:
All candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, the flexibility to work outside of standard business hours and the ability to lift up 75lbs.

Contact:
To learn more about us, please visit www.keohane.com. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Joe Reardon joe@keohane.com