Job Postings

March 18, 2021

Funeral Assistance for Removal Need - Full and Part Time - 2-3 Openings

Premier Heritage Services, Inc. (Reading, MA )

  • Performs removals of deceased from hospital, nursing home or residence to transport to the funeral home.
  • May perform removals from prep rooms or embalming facilities as well.
  • Maintains and ensures removal vehicle is clean inside and out and is properly maintained.
  • Maintains adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment in removal vehicles
  • Professional appearance required- Suit and Tie (No visible tattoos or excessive piercings)
  • Ability to lift 200+ pounds
  • Ability to follow instructions given over the phone or in person
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to work with kindness and compassion for the deceased and their families
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations

As this is a very 'hands on' vocation, (Requiring to touch, lift, gently move deceased), it demands a high level of physical fitness and mental fortitude. 

  • Clean driving record
  • Handle human remains in a safe and dignified manner
  • Have a valid class C Driver's License
  • Ability to maneuver heavy weight
  • Funeral Assistance License (we will provide if necessary)
  • Available for day, night, weekend,holiday, overnight
  • Ability to follow directions, policies and procedures with little supervision
  • Good communications skills (written and verbal)

Job Type: Full-time / Part-time
$40,000 - $60,000 a year

Contact: To apply, please reach out to Michael Mackeil: premierheritage@hotmail.com

March 10, 2021

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes & Crematory (Putnam, CT)

Position Description:
Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory, a family-owned funeral home in the quaint, quiet corner of Northeast Connecticut, is seeking a full-time and fully licensed funeral director and embalmer to join our team of passionate funeral service providers. Built on the foundations of superior customer service and excellent communication, the Gilman Team delivers exceptional funeral service to the families we have the honor of serving and working with. These same high standards are upheld for members of the Gilman team who enjoy a healthy work-life balance; kind work schedule with every other weekend off; competitive salary based on experience; health care; structured bonus incentives; paid time off; reimbursement for service club dues; and clothing allowance. Putnam, CT offers a small-town feel with modern appeal in close proximity to the larger metropolitan areas of Hartford, CT, Boston, MA and Providence, RI. Centrally located in southern New England, we are within an hour of the ocean and the mountains offering countless recreation opportunities.

Contact:
Candidates interested in joining our progressive, forward-thinking team in the family-friendly Quiet Corner are encouraged to apply by sending a resume to Bob@GilmanAndValade.com
 

March 08, 2021

Funeral Director and Embalmer or Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer Position

Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home (Newport, NH)

Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home in Newport, NH is seeking a licensed funeral director and embalmer or an apprentice funeral director and embalmer to join our team.  We are a family owned and operated funeral home with two locations and a crematory in the beautiful Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire.  You would be involved in all aspects of operating a small funeral home including the first call/transfer, embalming, meeting with families, and completing and supervising all aspects of organizing and planning funerals and memorial services.  Other duties would include but not be limited to answering phones, paperwork, general housekeeping, and the other everyday tasks of running a business. 

Requirements:

Relocation to the Newport, NH area would be required.  You would be part of an on -call schedule.  Candidate must be able to perform all tasks related to funeral directing.  We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, paid sick and vacation time, and a retirement plan. 

Contact:

 Please email resumes or questions to Dan at:  info@newtonbartlett.com.

March 01, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer or Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Minor Funeral Home and Cremation Center (Milton, VT)

This position is for someone looking to come to North Western Vermont. Embalming will be very rarely required as it is a very high cremation then services rate.  The ideal person would also be licensed for insurance for pre-need. North Western Vermont is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Position will be on call every other weekend with a weekday off, with a set on call schedule.

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
  • Good driving record
  • Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams in Vermont within the next two years
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more

A funeral director and embalmer apprentice or newly licensed funeral director an embalmer is welcomed to apply as well. 

Contact: Jonathan DaPonte
Phone: 802-893-6323
Email: info@minorfh.com

 

March 01, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer or Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Minor Funeral Home and Cremation Center (Milton, VT)

This position is for someone looking to come to North Western Vermont. Embalming will be very rarely required as it is a very high cremation then services rate.  The ideal person would also be licensed for insurance for pre-need. North Western Vermont is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Position will be on call every other weekend with a weekday off, with a set on call schedule.

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
  • Good driving record
  • Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams in Vermont within the next two years
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more

A funeral director and embalmer apprentice or newly licensed funeral director an embalmer is welcomed to apply as well. 

Contact: Jonathan DaPonte
Phone: 802-893-6323
Email: info@minorfh.com

 

February 18, 2021

Full-time Funeral Director or Funeral Apprentice Posting

Atlas Memorial, Inc. (Portsmouth, NH)

Atlas Memorial is looking for full-time funeral directors and funeral apprentices to join our staff. As a fast-growing, family-owned funeral home operator with locations in Maine and New Hampshire, we pride ourselves in providing compassionate and personalized services that is customary for a locally owned and operated funeral home. At the same time, we provide our directors the resources and support that is customary of a larger firm, allowing them to focus their attention on serving families.

The new hire must have or are currently attending mortuary school. He or she will be responsible all aspects of the funeral service including making arrangements, assisting with removals, dressing and casketing, embalming, funeral services, community engagement, light maintenance, and any other tasks assigned by the managing funeral director.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is professional in conduct and caring in nature. A good work ethic and ability to work with a team is a must. Night and weekend hours may be required. For apprentices, we provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements.

The candidate should expect to start as soon as possible. We offer a competitive compensation package including health and retirement benefits. Please submit resumes, cover letters, and questions to recruiting@atlasmemorial.com.

Requirements:

  • Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
  • 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred for director position
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license in good standing with acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Professional attitude and willingness to work
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist funeral directors with funeral, memorial, and graveside services
  • Help with funeral arrangements
  • Perform pick-ups, removals, and transportation as needed
  • Maintain friendly relationships with local area churches, community centers, hospices, and hospitals
  • General maintenance and cleaning of funeral home facilities
  • Help with embalming, dressing, and casketing
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation assistance
  • Medical insurance
  • Matching retirement plan
February 18, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director or Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Snodgrass Funeral Home (Charleston, WV)

Job Summary:

To oversee the planning, organization, and management of all aspects of funeral services.  To assist families following the loss of a loved one and to implement the choices made by that family for services and final disposition.  They must interact well with people and provide their duties with compassion and emotional stability.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Performs on-call responsibilities including: taking first calls, talking with families, and answering questions.
  • Make first call removals or arrange with staff for the removals to be made in a timely manner.
  • Supervise and care for the deceased: verifying identification, obtaining permission for embalming, embalming, dressing, cosmetics and casketing.  Proper care and storage of bodies for cremation.
  • Meets with families of the deceased to discuss funeral arrangements and requests.
  • Explains pricing and product information for caskets and flowers to family and/or friends.
  • Orders casket, flowers, and other necessities for funeral and memorial services.
  • Assists families with making arrangements with the cemetery and scheduling of services.
  • Accepts and process payments for funeral services.
  • Ensures that set-up for the memorial service, visitation, and funeral adheres to families’ wishes.
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of the funeral home.
  • Oversees transportation of casket to church and cemetery.
  • Addresses and resolves and customer issues or complaints.
  • Maintains positive relationships with vendors, church officials, and cemetery directors.
  • Orders supplies for funeral home as needed.
  • Oversees scheduling of workers for services.
  • Assigns duties to funeral home staff as necessary.
  • This is an overview and responsibilities are not limited to the list above.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Has successfully completed 60 hours of academic work at an accredited college or University.
  • Has successfully graduated from a n accredited school of mortuary science Has successfully completed one year of apprenticeship under and recognized by the state of West Virginia.
  • Has a West Virginia Funeral Directors and Embalmers License in good standing.

Work Environment, Hours, and Salary

Work consists of a 40 plus hour work week, depending on the needs of families.  Weekend and evening hours are common.  Will spend a significant portion of time in a professional setting meeting with families, making arrangements, overseeing funerals, visitations, memorial services.  This will be done at the funeral home, church or other venue chosen by the family.  Embalming room as needed to embalm, dress and casket bodies.

Working with a LIC Funeral Director on a schedule of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm M – F, with a three-day weekend followed by a day off on week of weekend off.  On call M & W or T & Th and weekend on call.

Salary, benefits, and bonus are commensurate with experience.

Contact: Rich Bishoff
Phone: 304-768-7324
Email: Rich@snodgrassfuneral.com