Funeral Director Apprentice

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This is a job posting from company – Service Corporation International

Employment TypePart Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Texas, USA

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Provides customer service in all areas of helping client families following the loss of a loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service. Learns how a Funeral Director implements choices made by the families/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.


  • Learns to arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Learns to negotiate and create acceptable funeral contracts
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of monies or insurance 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.
  • Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
  • Verifies identification of the deceased and authorization for embalming
  • Learns how to arrange for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Adheres to all company and regulatory requirements
  • Cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which may include:
  • Removals and transfers
  • Lifting of deceased human remains
  • Dressing and casketing
  • Coordinating and assisting with funeral service and visitation
  • Delivery of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families
  • Setting of chairs and the removal, proper care and storage of these items
  • Removals and transfers
  • Assists with funeral services by:
  • Coordinating 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
  • Provides aftercare in absence of Family Service Counselor. Aftercare includes delivery of:
  • Documentation
  • Stationery
  • Information on insurance, health benefits and pension,
  • Pre-arrangements for next of kin
  • Ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors
  • Completes and accurately prepares of all documents related to services, cremations, maintenance, and any other type of data entry
  • Assists with general office duties such as preparing reports as needed
  • Assists with the maintenance of vehicles, the facility and property
  • Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies as well as place into inventory
  • Ensures refreshments are available (where allowed by law)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM Requirements


  • High School diploma or general equivalency degree (or diploma)
  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science.


  • Typically requires a minimum of 6 months experience in a funeral home, crematory or cemetery


  • Must meet all licensing requirement in applicable state/province as required by law as prescribed by each state board
  • Valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 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


Work Environment

  • Work indoors and outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions
  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required
  • Professional Dress is required when in contact with families.

Work Postures

  • Frequent, continuous periods of time standing, up 6 hours per day
  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day
  • Climbing stairs to access buildings frequently

Physical Demands

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

Work Hours

  • Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises
  • Travel up to 25%

Postal Code: 77584

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-TX – Pearland

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