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Plummer Funeral Home Hiring a Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Plummer Funeral Home has been a family-owned funeral home since 1898. We are in Augusta, Maine, the capitol of Maine and are currently searching for a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer to join our team.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Arranging services for at-need as well as pre-need

Removal of remains from place of death

Embalming and dressing deceased

Conducting visiting hours

Directing funeral masses

Attending burials

Setting up flowers

Lining up cars

Washing cars

Applicants must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and work every other weekend.

We need a person who is organized, has a great attitude, is neat and clean in appearance, is willing to learn, and has a valid driver's license.

Full benefits package included paid time off, 401k plan, health insurance, and a medical care plan.

If interested, please forward resume to:

Mike Murphy

Plummer Funeral Home

16 Pleasant St, Augusta, ME 04330

Phone: (207) 622-9311

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Bibber Memorial Chapel is Hiring a Licensed Funeral Practitioner

Bibber Memorial Chapel, a family-run, 83-year-old, Independent Funeral Home located in Coastal Southern Maine, is looking for the right candidate to join our firm as a Maine Licensed Funeral Practitioner or be able to qualify for reciprocity for licensure in a timely manner.

Located in an active, vibrant area of Maine close to Portland ME. and a quick drive or train ride to Boston MA, we serve 300 + families per year through our 3 locations in Kennebunk, ( our main office) Wells, and Berwick.

The successful candidate would be joining a close-knit team of licensed staff and support staff that strives for quality care in all that we do. We work continually to improve our ability to provide innovative, personalized care to each family we are honored to serve. As a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes, we make a pledge to our community to serve each family with the highest standard of care possible with an emphasis on high ethical expectations.

Our Funeral Practitioners duties include:

  • Meeting with at-need and pre-need families, arranging services, and then carrying out the details of the Arrangements conference.
  • An ability to create personalized ceremonies based on conversations held with the family.
  • Quality decedent care, including embalming, dressing, casketing, and care of un-embalmed decedents for private family good-byes, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Taking an overnight call on a varying schedule.
  • Interaction with outside organizations within our communities to provide death educational opportunities and fostering the goodwill of the firm with-in the communities we serve.
  • Care and upkeep of our professional facilities as needed.

Personal attributes we are looking for:

  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn every day.
  • To physically perform all required tasks, including the ability to lift a reasonable amount of weight.
  • A personal commitment to maintaining a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Good Organizational Skills, time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Eagerness to always be better in everything you do.
  • Present oneself in a neat, clean and professional manner.
  • Possess a valid, clean driving license.

We expect our staff to stand out above the rest. Because of our expectations, we offer an excellent compensation package and work/life balance:

  • Above-average compensation commensurate with experience, skill level creativity, and professionalism.
  • Full benefits including eligibility to participate in a retirement program.
  • Paid time off.
  • Continuing educational opportunities for licensure.
  • Annual suit allowance.
  • All the tools to help you be a successful Funeral Practitioner.


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The Fortin Group Seeking Funeral Director for Lewiston-Auburn Area

Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates. 

Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Implements choices made by the families’ legal representatives regarding the final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Interacts with the family to fulfill the death care needs of their loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing Board in the practicing state or province.

Job Responsibilities

  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payments in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
  • Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
  • Verifies identification of the deceased and authorization for embalming
  • Cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which may include: performing removals and transfers including lifting of deceased human remains; dressing and preparing caskets; coordinating and assisting with funeral services and visitations
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos, and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions
  • Handles aftercare including the delivery of: documentation, stationery, information on insurance, health benefits and pension, and pre-arrangements for next of kin
  • Ensures adherence to all professional, municipal, provincial/state, and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to the provision of funeral services
  • Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance
  • Promotes and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science as required by state/provincial law

Experience

  • Apprentice, Funeral Director experience as required by state/provincial law
  • 2 years of directly related experience preferred

Certification/Licenses

  • Must meet all licensing requirements required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board
  • Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office Suite required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings
  • Detail oriented

For more information, please contact Kevin Simoneau at 207-576-6004 or kevin.simoneau@dignitymemorial.com



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Functional Consultant, ERP/CRM Specialist

We are a venture backed, fast-growing and world leading software solutions company in the cemetery and funeral home markets. We deliver the most comprehensive suite of solutions available and have a solid base of blue-chip customers. 

Your past experience in a cemetery or funeral home (or software provider to the sectors) would position you well for success in this role. 

About the role: 

We are a dynamic group of developers, designers, and consultants creating best of breed business software and websites for a diverse client base World Wide. Ideally you are ambitious, creative, have a positive attitude and you have a penchant for logical thinking. Our team is self-driven, so we need people who can use initiative and strive toward innovative and expedient delivery. You would be team orientated but also capable of working autonomously. 

Who Are You? 

  • To be considered for this role you will have the following essential experience / skills: 
  • 5+ years experience working in the consulting industry providing ERP/CRM/SQL type solutions. 
  • Proven track record in personally delivering systems to client’s requirements and on budget. 
  • Bachelor degree in Finance/Business or other industry specific education. 
  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills and prior experience demonstrating sound problem solving and “out of the box” thinking. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and also on your own, while meeting deadlines. 
  • Motivated team player with a positive attitude that has the ability to meet goals and a desire to achieve results. 
  • Experience in industry standard productivity tools and networks including Office 365, MS, SQL, ERP Solutions, Marketing Automation, CRM. 

Specific Job Activities 

  • Perform Professional Consulting, Pre-Sales and Business Management (“Services”) for the Company and the Service Provider 
  • Provide software consulting services to the Company’s customers 
  • Attendance at operational meetings. 
  • Assist with the ongoing improvement of the service delivery methodology and documents. 
  • Evaluating system requirements, solution development and proposing solutions. 
  • Assist the sales team in pre-sales activities 
  • Review new technologies and keep yourself at the forefront of developments in solutions delivering. 
  • Working with other team members in our global departments to meet organisational goals. 

What we are offering: 

Full time Employment 

Competitive remuneration structure 

Exciting working environment 

Remote and working onsite client sites 

Generous professional development opportunities 

How to apply: 

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses: 

a) How your skills and experience suit the role 

b) Your most significant and relevant achievement. 

Sound like you? Apply now! 

Please email LucyS@OpusXenta.com


 
 

Regional Sales Associate

We OpusXenta is a world leader in software solutions for the death care industry. We develop groundbreaking products and deliver robust solutions for our clients. 

Given a strong expansion in the US market, we are currently adding a proficient and motivated RegionalSales Associate to actively engage in outbound prospecting and inbound lead qualification within anassigned territory to expand our reach and fast-track our growth in the US. 

Experience and understanding in the death care industry (or software provider to the sectors) wouldposition you well for success in this role. 

Position Responsibilities:

• Foster long term relationships with business leaders and market influencers 

• Use your industry experience to engage opportunities• Hunt for leads through social platforms, digital marketing, and cold/warm calls

 • Participate in marketing activities such as webinars, seminars, mailers, database building 

• Attend industry social events and trade shows 

Requirements: 

• 3+ years of sales experience with various sales cycles (death care, B2B, software)

 • Ability to learn quickly, think critically and analytically

 • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills• Motivated self-starter that uses initiative to drive success 

• Strong closer with proven past success 

• Able to work in a mobile and remote environment

 • Comfortable with structured processes, systems, and technology

 • Experience with CRM, MS Office Suite, Business Development, Cold/Warm Calling, SaaS, Webinars

 • Travel will be an essential part of your role 

Using your ingenuity and determination, you will find strong rewards all while experiencing a greatcompany atmosphere that values and respects their inside team and outside partners. 

Remuneration 

We offer a remuneration with a base salary commensurate with your experience, and a performancedriven commission structure. 

Location 

Remote office with assigned territory, preferably within 25-50 miles of major airport. A valid US workvisa is required. 

Territories consist of Northeast, Southwest, or Southeast US states. 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: LucyS@OpusXenta.com 

Visit us at www.OpusXenta.com to learn more about our organization.



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Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home is currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

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Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home in Hancock County Maine is currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. We are offering competitive benefits and salary.  This position has the following responsibilities:

  • Provide goods and services to our families in a caring and professional manner
  • Responsibility for arranging and directing funerals
  • Compliance with company policies and local, state and government regulations regarding OSHA, FTC, MSDS, etc.
  • Coordinate and manage with other entities, including but not limited to cemeteries, crematories, airlines or other funeral homes
  • Represent the company in civic and professional organizations and other activities as directed


We have the following job requirements:

  • Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
  • Valid Driver’s License with a Clean Driving Record
  • Ability to meet physical demands of lifting, pushing and pulling approximately 150 pounds
  • Good organizational, communication and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented , Self-starter with a Good Attitude
  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings
  • Knowledge of EDRS,MS Word, Outlook and Excel, Windows DVD Maker

Please forward resume to lauri@jordanfernald.com



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Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins FH is hiring

Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home in Rockland, Maine has become known as a firm that provides the utmost attention to detail, compassion and respect to each family we serve.  We are looking for the right person to join our team as a full-time Arranging Funeral Director and Embalmer who possess such qualities as, responsibility, reliability, honesty, great communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and self-start.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a family/team work atmosphere.  Any interested applicants may email J’Anna Hedrich at janna@bchfh.com or call 594-4212

Duties would include but not be limited to: 

  • Meet with families for arrangement conferences
  • Carry out details of arrangement conference – delegate when needed
    • Compose obituaries & death notices for family approval
    • Submit obituaries to appropriate newspapers
    • Order graves, caskets, vaults, ministers
    • Coordinate with caterers and other outside contractors
    • Share information with necessary office staff for completion of service paperwork
    • Finalize & verify death certificate information
    • Embalming, dressing, cosmetic application & casketing of remains
    • Lead Director for house transfers when on-call
    • Answer phones & dispatch support staff for transfers after-hours/weekends
    • Assist with direction of attendants to ensure funeral services and daily operations run smoothly
    • Assist with set-up and break-down for visiting hours and in-house services
    • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements

The position of Funeral Director requires: (in addition to daily duties)

  • On call every second or third week for evening and weekend transfers/call-outs, services, and family arrangement conferences
  • Availability to answer phone calls during on-call time.
  • On-Call FD is responsible for dispatching attendants/support staff for call-outs as needed.    
  • Valid Drivers License.  

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