Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice in Decatur, IL at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description

At NorthStar Memorial Group, we choose collaboration over bureaucracy.  Here, everyone has a chance to lead.  We encourage & empower our people at every level to speak up, be heard, and watch their ideas become realities.  

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We are seeking a Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice for Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur, ILThis position will be responsible for maintaining an environment that promotes reverence, confidentiality, cleanliness, and compliance with all company policies, state and federal laws.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure client families receive a high level of service that is consistent with the standards of NorthStar Memorial Group under the guidance of the Funeral Director
  • Conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in an honorable manner for the family
  • Help ensure the proper chain of custody is maintained throughout the preparation process 
  • Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times 
  • Handle the removal process of the deceased in a professional manner 
  • Complete embalming, disinfecting, dressing, preparing and casketing the deceased using appropriate precautions and OSHA standards in a manner that honors the deceased, under the guidance of Care Center Manager
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Recently completed or currently enrolled in an accredited mortuary program 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner
  • Understanding of the services and products available 
  • Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry

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