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

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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Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center is hiring

Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center is a family-owned business celebrating 60 years of professional, compassionate service to Midcoast Maine with three locations in Boothbay, Waldoboro, and Thomaston, Maine. We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director/Embalmer. The qualified candidate will work in all three locations. This is the opportunity to grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.

General Accountabilities: Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and internment to assist families achieve peace following the loss of a loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. Implements choices made by the families or legal representative regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Interacts with the family to fulfill death care needs. Ensures customer needs are addressed in a respectful dignified manner. 


Specific 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 payment 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
-Adheres to all company and regulatory requirements
-Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations
-Performs on-call responsibilities including:
-Taking first calls
-Talking with families
-Answering questions
-Providing initial details
-Conducting transfers
-Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
-Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing
a variety of tasks which include: Embalming, including verifying identification of the deceased and obtaining authorization for embalming
-Restoring Dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics.
-Preparing cremated remains, including container selection, paperwork and identification procedures
-Any other preparation required for human remains
-Supervises funeral services by:
-Supervising the parking of cars
-Ushering
-Driving funeral vehicles
-Assisting at chapel and church services
-Assisting at the cemetery
-Delivering flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families
-Setting up chairs and the removing, properly caring for and storing of these items
-Participating at special functions
-Other duties, as required
-Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules
-Provides aftercare. Aftercare includes follow up phone calls to family
-Presenting Pre-arrangement options for next of kin
-Ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with pre-planning staff
-Completes and accurately prepares of all documents related to services, cremations, maintenance, and any other type of data entry; prepares reports as necessary
-May assist with general office duties
-May assist with the maintenance of vehicles, the facility and property
-Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies as well as places into inventory
-Ensures refreshments are available
-Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications:
-Education: High School diploma or general equivalency degree (or diploma). –
-Completion of a dual degree training program at an accredited mortuary college
or technical school specializing in funeral AND mortuary science.

Experience:
-Minimum 2 years of experience as an Embalmer, Apprentice or Funeral
Director, Apprentice in a funeral firm or embalming facility.

Certification/Licenses:
-Must meet all licensing requirement in Maine as required by law as prescribed
by the state board.
Valid drivers license

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
-Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs.
-Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products
required
-High level of compassion and integrity
-Good communication skills
-Problem solving skills
-Ability to multi task and set priorities

Hall Funeral Home. Who we are. What we do.
We are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need. We understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:
-Health benefits (medical)
-Retirement Savings Plan with company match
-Vacation and sick time
-Tuition reimbursement
-Funeral discounts, and more
-Reimbursement for reasonable moving expenses.

Hall’s offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement
opportunities, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty
of culture and personality. Join the premier funeral and tribute team staff in
beautiful Midcoast Maine. Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to mhall@hallfuneralhomes.com

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Conroy-Tully Walker Is Hiring

Multi-location firm in Portland is offering an exciting full-time employment opportunity for a Licensed Funeral Director.

Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Homes has a reputation for providing top-notch quality service. Established in 1959, our firm serves 300 families a year and is a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes. As a full service funeral home, we offer an amazing opportunity to learn and grow in every aspect of our profession. The right candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Funeral Directing.

We require our employees to have a desire to offer personalized services while maintaining the strictest standards of integrity and respect. Your opinions, suggestions and ideas will be respected in our team oriented culture. An excellent attitude and an eagerness to learn will be valued greatly within our company.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service and outstanding care to each family we serve.
  • Ability to create personalized tributes.
  • A positive attitude and commitment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Maine Funeral Directors License (or ability to obtain one)
  • Proficient embalming/preparation skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Availability to work an on-call rotation.
  • Personal commitment to integrity and professionalism.
  • Eagerness to always be better.
  • Ability to lift a reasonable amount of weight.


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 retirement program.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Sign on bonus.
  • Eligibility to earn a monthly bonus based on Family Satisfaction Survey results.
  • Annual bonus based upon employee performance and profitability of company.
  • All expenses paid business trips for continuing education (we want you to always be growing!)
  • Annual Clothing Allowance.
  • Monthly Dry Cleaning (
  • Monthly phone reimbursement.
  • 4 day weekends.
  • On call only 2 nights a week.

Housing is available.

Interested applicants are asked to email a cover letter and resume to Adam Walker at Adam@ConroyTullyWalker.com

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Hope Memorial Chapel is Hiring

Hope Memorial Chapel in Biddeford, Maine is looking for a full-time funeral director and embalmer to join our staff. Candidates with management experience will also be accepted. We are a family owned mortuary who traces our lineage back to the first Biddeford funeral establishments in 1890. For over a hundred years, each of our families has been given the personal attention and care they deserve. Now we’re looking for someone to help us continue that tradition.

The new funeral director will primarily handle arrangements and embalmings, but will be expected to help with other tasks as they come up. We want someone who can do it all, from meeting families to helping with removals.

Competitive pay and benefits will be offered. Please apply by sending resumes to hopememorialchapel@gmail.com. The position will start as soon as possible.

Qualifications

  • Funeral Director and Embalmer License, preferably from Maine
  • Previous experience as funeral director
  • Management experience preferred, but not required
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license with acceptable driving record, preferably from Maine
  • Able to lift at 50 lbs or more
  • Able to sit and stand for an extended period of time


Successful Personal Characteristics

  • Understand and convey the value of high quality funeral service
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work independently and with a team
  • Able to serve diverse clientele
  • Dress professionally
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good with computers – quickly learn how to use new software


Responsibilities

  • Respond to first calls and removals
  • Provide attention and care for deceased including embalming, dressing, and casketing
  • Meet with surviving family to arrange funeral service and disposition
  • Coordinate service details with office staff, officiate and other participants
  • Be available to answer any family questions that may arise
  • Direct funeral and supporting services
  • Log details in our case tracking software
  • Help with repair and cleaning at the funeral home, if needed

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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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