Job Postings

July 27, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium (VT & NH)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium has an outstanding career opportunity for an apprentice at several of our NH and VT locations. We are seeking someone who has a passion for delivering world class service and excels at customer service. Interested candidates must have completed or be enrolled in an accredited mortuary school program.

We are a family-owned firm operating five funeral homes and a cremation society serving 3,200 families annually. We offer a highly competitive compensation package well above the industry average. Benefits include 100% paid medical, three weeks paid time off, matching 401K Plan, long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program. We are looking for a long-term fit with someone who has a proven track record of working as a team player, providing the highest levels of family satisfaction and achieving positive results. Attitude and commitment are more important to us than the number of years worked in the industry.

To learn more about our firms, please visit www.phaneuf.net and www.csnh.com

July 20, 2021

Funeral Director

Hobbs Funeral Home (South Portland, Maine)

Hobbs Funeral Home is seeking a licensed Funeral Director to join our highly skilled staff. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to be a part of a privately owned and operated 3rd generation funeral home & Cremation Service that has been dedicated to serving families since 1941.

Headquartered in South Portland, Maine our tag line reads: "A family caring for families", and we truly believe that is our calling. During a time of need, we believe everyone deserves the most caring service and attention to detail.

Hobbs Funeral Home is a company that is growing, dynamic, innovative, and focused completely on providing families with the highest quality funeral services. We offer growth potential, a professional and supportive work environment and competitive salary.

What is Required:

  • The funeral director is responsible for handling the final arrangements in a professional, caring manner consistent with the wishes of the family and the standards.
  • Will handle all aspects of conducting funeral services, associated paperwork, meeting with families, burials, ship/drive outs and pre-need sales.
  • Must be licensed in or willing to obtain a Funeral Director's License in Maine.
  • Will share in week and weekend on-call duties.
  • Capable of embalming, dressing, Casketing, Cosmetics Etc.
  • Ability to process the necessary paperwork/documentation (Example - Embalming report).
  • Ability to lead/direct staff when necessary to perform a high-quality funeral.
  • Evaluate premises before services and visiting hours.
  • The Funeral Director in charge of the funeral service must help the family set up and stay for the first hour of Visitation to ensure everything is running smoothly.
  • Monitor A/R Report- Responsible for follow up with family.
  • All Funeral Directors should be used to walking through the funeral home to make sure everything looks neat and tidy, especially if we are slow, on a regular basis
  • Maintain prep room supplies - Order new supplies when running low.
  • Monitor prep room cleanliness - Each team cleans prep room top to bottom on Wednesday when shift changes.
  • Make sure prep room is compliant with the state.
  • Strong customer service, compassion and caring.

Salary:
Our salaries are competitive and reflective of experience, licensing and the interview process.

Benefits:

  • Health & Dental Insurance paid by Hobbs Funeral Home - Dependents are the responsibility of employee.
  • One extra Week Pay - Yearly
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Vacation: Starts at two weeks, 3 weeks at 5 years (not retroactive - Prorated based on start date)

Why Hobbs:
Hobbs Funeral Home an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

Our highly trained staff will make appropriate, meaningful arrangements for every religious background and our philosophy is to guide families in a caring, understanding, and personalized way.

Our philosophy is simple: We treat everyone with fairness, dignity, kindness and respect.

Contact: Hobbsfuneralhomerecruitment@gmail.com

July 01, 2021

Massachusetts Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Perry Funeral Home, Inc. (New Bedford, MA)

Position Description:
Perry Funeral Home, Inc. a family owned and operated funeral home in New Bedford, Massachusetts is looking for a full time MA Licensed Embalmer/Funeral Director with 1+ years of funeral industry experience.

Position Duties:  
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: various office work, rotating with our on-call schedule, (please note that nights and weekends are a must), decedent removals, ability to carry out and perform funeral services from the retrieval of the deceased to the final disposition to include but not limited to embalming, casket and dress, etc. assist in the maintenance of the facilities, grounds and vehicles, working funerals and visiting hours.

Skills Needed:
Strong written and verbal communications, experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner, strong planning, organizational and time management skills, knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry, ability to multi-task, proficient computer skills, motivated team player, strong moral character, a valid driver’s license and ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.  Portuguese and/or Spanish speaking a plus but not required.

Health Insurance Plan and SIMPLE Plan offered to full time employees.

Contact:
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and references to japerry68@gmail.com.  No phone calls please.

June 10, 2021

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 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

June 10, 2021

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 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

June 04, 2021

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer or Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel Inc. (Hingham Mass)

Position Description:
Small, rural Hingham FH serving the area since 1882 looking for full -time director or apprentice to assist in every-day functions. The employee would serve as second to the owner/director in all aspects of funeral service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in mortuary science or current enrollment in mortuary program.
  • Must have MA drivers license in good standing.
  • Must be computer savvy, good knowledge of the funeral rules and regulations set out by the state.
  • The candidate must be able to lift 100lbs to assist on house/nursing home/hospital removals of decedents. 

Contact: We are a very active, small FH with clientele from all surrounding towns. The position is rewarding and will allow for growth of knowledge and skill for the proper candidate.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Fred Slinger at: Fslingerfd@aol.com