Family-owned and operated funeral home and crematory with one location in Bennington, VT that services 300+ families each year, is seeking an experienced licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years experience and be comfortable with all aspects of funeral directing/funeral service work. 

Must be a self-starter that is detail-oriented and possesses excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with all team members and client families. This person will have proficiency with computers and the ability to utilize funeral profession software. Must have strong organizational skills to include time management and the ability to multitask. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Assist with all aspects of coordinating cremation/burial services. 
  • Arrange funeral and memorial services and attend to all aspects of those arrangements; 
  • Independently conducting funeral and memorial services; 
  • Handle removals and transfers; 
  • Obtain authorization for embalming, prepare, embalm, dress, casket deceased human remains 
  • Handle funeral contracts, legal documents, and insurance claims 
  • File death certificates in EDRS 
  • ​​Inform next of kin of benefits for which they may be eligible. 
  • Direct preparations and shipment of bodies and cremains for out-of-state burial. 
  • Discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals with clients. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $45,000.00 – $52,000.00 per year 

Benefits: 

  • Flexible schedule 
  • Paid time off 

Schedule: 

  • 8 hour shift 
  • Monday to Friday 
  • On call 
  • Weekend availability 

Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay 

Education: Associate (Preferred) 

Experience: Funeral directing: 4 years (Preferred) 

License/Certification: 

  • Driver’s License (Preferred) 
  • Funeral Director License (Preferred) 
  • Embalming License (Preferred) 

Work Location: One location 

Applicants may submit their resumes to: epmahar@comast.net, Attention: Shari Hand 

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