Funeral Director/Embalmer in Miami, FL at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 7/31/2020

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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.  

We are seeking a Bilingual Funeral Director/Embalmer for Westchester Funeral Home in Miami, FL. This position manages all phases of the funeral arrangement including the removal of the deceased, selecting and setting up funeral services to final disposition, as well as, embalming, removals and transfers, cosmetology, dressing, hairstyling and any other preparation required for the deceased. The successful candidate will have strong planning, organizational and time management skills and a current license in Florida.

Responsibilities
  • Conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional and caring manner
  • Carry out funeral services from retrieval of the deceased to final disposition
  • Assist in the maintenance of the facilities, grounds and vehicles
  • Ensure that all federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry are followed
  • Prepare the memorial area for the family before the services start
  • Ensure that flowers and other memorabilia are returned to the family after services
  • Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times
  • Train all staff and strictly enforce all logging, identification, casketing and cremation procedures
  • Complete embalming, disinfecting, dressing, preparing and casketing the deceased using appropriate precautions and OSHA standards in a manner that honors the deceased
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Current Florida license or ability to become licensed
  • Bilingual fluency in both spoken and written English and Spanish
  • 1+ years of funeral industry experience
  • Professional 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

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.