Job Postings

January 21, 2020

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Manchester, NH)

Position Description: As an Apprentice at Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services, you will work and learn under the direct supervision of our licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director, Sean Peschel.  As we are a small firm, you will experience and work in almost every aspect of this career. We are looking for positive, compassionate, and professional individuals with a strong work ethic. We believe in providing the best services a family can receive and working as a team to ensure that happens.

Position Duties:

  • Transports deceased person from place of death to funeral home, on services, etc.
  • Works on-call.
  • Observe and assist in meeting with families of the deceased to create services designed to meet their expectations.
  • Obtains information needed to complete required documents such as death certificates, burial permits, and insurance.
  • Participate in all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons, fraternal or military organizations, and others who may participate in conducting the funeral service.
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of visitations and services.
  • Under direction of a licensed Embalmer, participate in preparation of the deceased, dressing, casketing and restorative measurers when necessary.
  • Assist with placing caskets in visitation area, arrange flowers and memorial items.
  • Work all types of services and take part in directing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must live within 30 minutes of Goodwin Funeral Home located at 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03104.
  • Must be enrolled and/or plan to obtain a degree with an accredited Mortuary Science program within the first year of apprenticeship.
  • Adherence to dress code (business attire and conservative appearance.)
  • Valid state issued driver license in good standing with an acceptable driving record.
  • Attend and perform work in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Positive attitude and energy.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently.
  • Creativity when dealing with families.
  • Must have a comfort level with computers.
  • Must be able to pass full background Check.

Please contact Emma G. Kelly at her email, emma@goodwinfh.com with your resume or call 603-490-7403 with any questions.

January 02, 2020

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes (Fitchburg, Westminster, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts)

Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes located in Fitchburg, Westminster, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts is looking to add a talented, experienced and motivated Funeral Director/Embalmer to its staff.

Position Description: Our funeral directors work closely with our locations team to create a seamless and meaningful experience for the families in our care.

We believe in empowering our employees with autonomy and authority, to act as OWNERS.

While this is a comprehensive funeral director position (arranging, directing, embalming, etc.), we seek candidates who have a passion and focus on the care of families and meeting their needs.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Must have Massachusetts Funeral Director/Embalmer licensure or the ability to reciprocate license from another state.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a practicing Licensed Funeral Director.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction.
  • Proficient with computers and technology
  • Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience.
  • Must maintain a current, valid state Driver’s License with good driving history.
  • Must be able to pass full background Check.
  • Reports either to Funeral Director in Charge or Vice President of Operations.

We offer full benefits that include health and housing.

 

Contact: All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.  We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Please send your resume to Derrick Husmann, Vice President of Operations

 dhusmann@premierfuneralgroup.com or call 618-920-9537

December 02, 2019

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Forastiere Family Funeral & Cremation

Position Description:

As an Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer at Forastiere Family Funeral & Cremation, you will work under the direct supervision of a licensed Embalmer and a Funeral Director with the preparation and presentation of the deceased for our four locations in Agawam, Southwick, Springfield and East Longmeadow, Massachusetts,  while gaining on-the-job experience to ensure that the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded.

 

Position Duties:

  • Important to make a positive compassionate first impression of company on the telephone and in person, with pleasant and professional dress and demeanor.
  • Transports deceased person from place of death to funeral home, to/from crematory, on services, etc.
  • Works on-call /first-call shift schedule as needed.
  • Observe and assist the Funeral Director in consulting with client families or legal representative of the deceased to create services designed to meet their memorialization expectations.
  • Observe and assist that client families are presented with all service and merchandise options available.
  • Obtains information needed to complete required documents such as obituaries, death certificates, burial permits, and insurance.
  • Participate in all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons, fraternal or military organizations, and others who may participate in conducting the funeral service.
  • Utilize systems to record merchandise selections, enter contracts, and complete necessary forms.
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of visitations and services.
  • Under direction of a licensed Embalmer, participate in preparation of the deceased, dressing, casketing and restorative measurers when necessary.
  • Assist with placing caskets in visitation area, arrange flowers and memorial items.
  • Work all types of services and take part in directing and ushering families and service attendees to and from the location of the funeral service.
  • Assist in the transportation of client family to ensure a timely departure and arrival.
  • Assist with arranging and coordinating shipment of remains to and from other cities and locations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Live within 25 minutes to Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation on 220 N. Main Street in East Longmeadow MA
  • Must be enrolled and plan to obtain a degree with an accredited Mortuary Science program
  • Adherence to dress code of business suit and conservative appearance.
  • Valid state issued driver license in good standing with an acceptable driving record.
  • Attend and perform work in a professional and courteous manner in accordance with the employer’s requirements.
  • Demonstrate willingness to participate in growing market share through community involvement.
  • Positive attitude and energy.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Creativity when dealing with client families
  • Comfort level with computers and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) preferred

Contact:

Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to Loren Forastiere at: Loren@Forastiere.com