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Funeral Director Apprentice

C Factory Group
Pennsylvania Full Time

Job description


Performs technical and cosmological embalming services, including preparation of deceased for visitation and/or transfer as required.
Finalizes details discussed during arrangement conferences, i.e., contacts clergy, types death certificate, distributes service schedule, notifies newspaper, and prepares draft prayer cards.
Directs funeral services and visitation, including greeting family members, opening parlor, coordinating and instructing pallbearers, greeting and escorting clergy to chapel. May assist with funerals while not acting as primary director or act as hearse or limousine driver when needed.
Explains service options to customers and provides pricing information.
Prepares or coordinates preparation and issuance of permits and documents associated with funerals and embalming. This includes death certificate, permits from coroner, writing embalming case study and others as required.
Removes and transports deceased from home or hospital to funeral home.
Maintains cleanliness of preparation room and equipment.
Performs all other related functions as assigned.

Job requirements

Education and/or Experience:

Requires some education from an accredited school of embalming or mortuary science with a desire to become a licensed funeral director.

Excellent communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks with interruptions
Requires a relatively high degree of concentration and attention for a continuous period of time
Requires occasional standing/walking and occasional lifting or pushing
Requires frequent lifting and pushing

Job location

Allentown, PA


  • C Factory Group
  • Pennsylvania
  • Category: Social Service
  • Career level: ---
  • Job type: Full Time