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

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

Not getting a raise this year? No way to advance?

If you are tired of going to work in a job with no opportunity for advancement or you are not being paid what you deserve, this opportunity is for you!!

Graceland/Fairlawn and Moran and Goebel are searching for a great funeral director to join our growing team. If you want to join a team that takes pride in growth and success with the benefit of living in a big small town, this is the opportunity for you. Decatur has a low cost of living and is a wonderful place to raise a family.

Our staff is trusted by more families than any other location in town for a reason, we have great people! Year after year we continue to grow with more families trusting our team! Please don't wait, call and talk to us today to schedule an interview before this position is filled.

We are not a publicly traded company and have many opportunities for those who want to grow with us. We are changing the culture of our profession in a positive way.

We are seeking a Funeral Director/Embalmer for Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home in Decatur, IL. 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 the applicable state.

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 license or certification if required by state regulations
  • 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