Job Postings

May 26, 2022

Funeral Service Intern (Apprentice)

Keohane Funeral Home (Quincy, Hingham and Weymouth)

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.

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.

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 to 75lbs.

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

May 18, 2022

Full-Time Funeral Apprentice

Atlas Family Funeral Homes – NH & ME

Company Details:  Atlas Family Funeral Homes is looking for a full-time funeral apprentice to join our staff. We have multiple openings in our funeral homes in New Hampshire and Maine. The new hire must currently be attending or have attended mortuary school. He or she is primarily responsible for helping with removals, dressing and casketing, embalming, funeral services, light maintenance, and any other tasks assigned by the managing funeral director.

Qualifications:

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 are required. We provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements.  We generally try to promote from within and encourage our apprentices to build their own connections to the local community. Extensive training and mentorship will be offered by our senior directors to develop a high level of service and business acumen.

Requirements:

  • Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
  • 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred
  • 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
  • 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

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation time
  • Relocation assistance

The candidate should expect to start as soon as possible. One week of paid training and orientation will be provided. Please submit resumes, cover letters, and questions to recruiting@atlasmemorial.com

May 18, 2022

Office Manager

Confidential – South Shore

Office Hours 8-5 Monday-Friday (can be flexible to candidate)

Job Duties:

  • Answering calls
  • Keep detailed and accurate messages/requests made from clients or funeral associates
  • Ability to operate a multi-line phone system
  • Welcome visitors
  • Receive /distribute mail/deliveries and documents
  • Take inventory of supplies and restock if needed

Technical Skills/Qualifications

  • Operate fax, copy and computer
  • MS Office Applications:  Word, Publisher, Excel, Paint and Outlook; along with a variety of funeral specific programs
  • Maintain the general office
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Punctual with strong attendance history

Interested candidates should reach out to Colleen Cronin at Bay Shore Staffing

Phone:  774-205-3334 / e-mail:  colleen@bayshorestaffing.com

 

 

May 10, 2022

Licensed Funeral Director

Bibber Memorial Chapel (Kennebunk, ME)

Company Details:  Bibber Memorial Chapel is a family owned, independent funeral home based in Kennebunk, ME, a fifty-year member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes with offices located in Alfred, Wells and Berwick, ME. We are looking to hire two funeral directors to join our awesome team. The successful candidates will be joining a team of professionals that focus on serving our families with compassion and a dedication of bringing each family’s wishes of personal customized services to fruition.

Bibber Memorial Chapel has an 84- year history of providing personalized services to its families, enjoys a strong reputation of being community centered, and many of our employees have had long-term careers with us.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based upon skills and experience
  • SEP retirement plan
  • Healthcare
  • Clothing allowance
  • Sharing of on-call schedule
  • Endeavors to balance work/life commitments
  • Encourages opportunities for professional growth

The Communities we serve are located in Southern Maine, 20 minutes to Portland and an hour and a half to Boston, encompassing many coastal beaches and freshwater ponds, nearby nature preserves and associated hiking trails. The area also hosts sporting events, the arts and quality educational opportunities. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a close- knit team of dedicated professionals, we would like to talk with you!  

Please send all confidential inquiries to Douglas R. Bibber dougb@bibberfuneral.com

Bibber Memorial Chapel
67 Summer St. 
Kennebunk, ME 04043
207-985-2752    
 

May 04, 2022

Funeral Director

Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory (Erie, PA)

Company Details:  Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory has conducted services for nearly 50,000 people in the Erie area since their opening in 1894. Over their nearly 130 years in business, they have remained dedicated to their goal of providing families with funeral services that are meaningful, appropriate, and affordable.  

Qualifications:
Brugger Funeral Home is looking for an experienced Funeral Director who will uphold the organization’s dedication to and pride in serving families in Erie and the surrounding area.

Reporting directly to the Brugger family managing partners, this role will be responsible for the following duties:

Removal, embalming, dressing, and preparation of deceased bodies Meeting with families on an as needed and pre-need basis to arrange funerals Overseeing completion of necessary legal documents, obituary submission, ordering goods and services as required Funeral and visitation detail which includes but is not limited to greeting guests and opening doors, lining up processionals, preparing necessary printing, setting up and tearing down chapel, flowers, and funeral parlor before and after services Follow up with families post-funeral

Requirements:
A minimum of five to ten years of funeral home experience Valid Pennsylvania funeral director’s license or ability to obtain one if working in another state Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and ability to be insured commercially Professional appearance and impeccable people skills Excellent verbal and written communication and attention to detail

Benefits:
In addition to a competitive salary, Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory offer the following benefits: Health insurance, Profit sharing, Paid vacation, Clothing allowance

Brugger Funeral Home has hired Decision Associates to assist in their recruiting process. 

Interested candidates should apply online at: https://apply.workable.com/decisionassociates/j/8B87B6A192/apply/

For additional questions, please reach out to Amanda Kochirka at amandakochirka@decisionassociates.net


 

April 28, 2022

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Autumn Hospice-Norwell, Longwood Hospice-Brookline, Trinity Hospice-Worcester, Serenity Hospice-Westford

What is Hospice?
HOSPICE CARE is a special kind of care that focuses on the quality of life for people & their caregivers who are living with life-limiting illness. Hospice care provides compassionate care for people in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

What do Volunteers do?
Hospice volunteers spend quality one-on-one time with patients as a friendly visitor. Reading books, playing cards, listening to music, sharing stories ... just bringing your compassionate self to the bedside.

What is required?
As a companion volunteer we ask for a minimum of one hour weekly. We offer convenient on-line training and team support in all of our locations: Brookline, Worcester, Westford, and Norwell, MA

FOR MORE INFORMATION: PLEASE CONTACT LISA REGAN, DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEERS

LRegan@Trinity-Hospice.com

April 27, 2022

Registered Apprentice

Funeral Home in Massachusetts

Funeral Home in Massachusetts located on the South Shore Seeks Registered Apprentice with basic embalming skills or newly licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer for the operation of our Care Center. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated with exceptional organizational skills.

Our firm is a large growing business and offers a comprehensive pay/benefits package along with opportunities for growth.

Interested applicants may submit a resume to sshorefh@gmail.com attn: J. LaForest.

We look forward to hearing from you!

April 08, 2022

Office Manager and Funeral Director/Apprentice

COMEAU Funeral Home (Haverhill, MA )

Responsibilities Include:

  • Answering phones
  • Greeting and working with families 
  • Coordinating staff schedules
  • Working in the VIP State Death Registration System 
  • Working with City Clerks and Burial Agents
  • All other aspects of working in a funeral home office
  • Dressing, Casketing and set up
  • Assisting the Funeral Director and Staff prepping decedents 
  • Working on Funerals

This position is available immediately and is a part time to full time position 

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of computer 
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Willing to work weekends when necessary 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits

Interested applicants should contact Debbie Weaver or Kevin B. Comeau at kevincomeau1@aol.com .  
 

April 05, 2022

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Varnum Funeral Home, Inc. (West Brookfield, MA) & Charbonneau Funeral Home (Ware, MA)

We are looking to expand our team of professionals – become a full time Funeral Director/Embalmer at Varnum Funeral Home, Inc. (West Brookfield, MA) & Charbonneau Funeral Home (Ware, MA).

Don’t work 60 hours a week! Enjoy a 35-hour weekly office schedule and relax with two out of three weekends off/not on-call. Attitude, commitment, and quality of work are more important to us than the number of years worked in the industry.

We are a family owned and operated organization made up of a world class team of men and women.

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional support to our families at their time of need, and by supporting our community through education regarding funeral services. Our facilities utilize the newest technologies and equipment to provide our staff with the highest quality work environment. We are looking for a long-term fit with someone who has a proven track record of working as a team player, and can provide the highest levels of family satisfaction.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Meet with client families to listen, guide and arrange meaningful personalized services, at need or pre-planning
  • Works on-call/first call, as needed
  • Perform removals and assist families while on-call/first call and during regular office hours
  • Conduct and attend services regularly
  • Direct staff to ensure they meet a high standard of professionalism and service level
  • Ensure all files and documentation are timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Utilize systems to review merchandise options, enter contracts and complete necessary forms
  • Maintain open and effective communication and accurate, up-to-date client files
  • Participate in community events, groups and/or organizations as needed

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Funeral Director/Embalmer preferred
  • Ability to perform transfers lifting up to 100 pounds
  • Holds or has the ability to obtain, within 90 days, a valid Funeral Director/Embalmer License in Massachusetts
  • Holds or has the ability to obtain, within 90 days, a valid Massachusetts Resident Individual Life Insurance Producers License.
  • Valid State issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in growing market share through community involvement

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Long Term/Short Term Disability, AD&D Basic & Supplemental and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Safe Harbor Match and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Salary commensurate with education, experience & drive

Email your resume to greg.t.buckley@gmail.com.

April 05, 2022

Registered Funeral Home Apprentice/Embalmer

Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory (Cranston, RI)

About us: Family owned and operated funeral home since 1906 with an on-site crematory. The Nardolillo Funeral Home is a high volume funeral home searching for a qualified  apprentice embalmer interested in a great chance to gain hands on experience in the mortuary field.

Position Description: Outstanding and exciting opportunity for a full-time funeral home apprentice embalmer interested in learning the skills and techniques necessary to become a Licensed Embalmer.  Funeral service experience is not required but candidates must be willing to work hard and as part of a team to demonstrate a sincere commitment to caring for the families we serve.

Qualifications:  All candidates must be enrolled in schooling for Funeral Director/Embalmer or possess a valid Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice license.

Responsibilities:

  • Embalm, cosmetize, prepare, dress, and casket deceased
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75lbs
  • Maintain a safe and sterile preparatory environment
  • Demonstrate ability to act with a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional attitude, demeanor, and appearance

Job Type: Full-Time Position

Salary/Pay commensurate with education and experience

Contact: To learn more about us, please visit www.nardolillofh.com. Interested candidates should submit a resume to Marie Brengle, Marie@nardolillofh.com

April 05, 2022

Licensed Embalmer /Apprentice Embalmer

Funeral Home: Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries (Los Angeles, CA )

Contact Name: Jenifer Salazar
Funeral Home: Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries
Phone: 3236279166
Email: jsalazar@forestlawn.com
Position Title: Licensed Embalmer /Apprentice Embalmer Position Description:
*Sign-on bonus of $5,000  

Location: Los Angeles, CA 
 

Forest Lawn has been an integral part of the beautiful Southern California community, helping families at their most difficult times. We are actively seeking Licensed and Apprentice Embalmers within our six locations.  

Join our team of talented individuals who are caring and compassionate about this unique and noble profession. Our professionals are entrusted with delivering quality and ethical service while safeguarding the dignity of human remains. Our work environment is centered on embracing teamwork and we encourage each other to be our best selves and grow each day! 

Reasons why you should apply to Forest Lawn:  

Competitive salaries, with annual merit increases Career advancement opportunities Flexible schedules Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision) Starting 15 days of paid vacation,11 paid holidays, paid time-off 100% tuition reimbursement, up to $5,250/year Free Life and Supplemental Life Insurance Free Long Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Employee referral bonuses Retirement Plans: 
100% paid for by Forest Lawn
401(k) Plan with Matching Program 


Required Qualifications  

Licensed Embalmer:  
Current valid State Embalmer License
Completed apprenticeship and licensed to perform duties as a Licensed Embalmer defined by a designated state.  
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school within Mortuary Science or Embalming. 


Apprentice Embalmer:  
Successful completion of an accredited Mortuary Science program Ability to register as an apprentice embalmer 

 

To apply, visit our website here:  Forest Lawn Mortuary Openings 

Meet Rose! Mortuary Supervisor-Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills:  Click here  

For questions, contact our recruitment team (8am-5pm/PST) at (323)340-4575 or visit our website at www.forestlawn.com/careers.  

* $2,500 to be received upon start of employment and $2,500 to be received upon successful completion of 180 days. 

Hollywood Hills – FD 904