Fort Collins 3176
Brighton CO US
Brighton CO US
|Branch||Fort Collins 3176|
Client Site/Industry Highlight: Mortuary Science
Job Title: Funeral Director
Pay Rate: 20.00 +
Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8am to 5:00 on call when needed
Meets with families of the deceased to discuss funeral arrangements and requests.
Explains pricing and product information for caskets and flowers to family and/or friends.
Orders casket, flowers, and other necessities for funeral and memorial services.
Makes arrangements for pallbearers, readers, and other participants in the funeral.
Assists family in selecting a grave stone if necessary or puts them in touch with cemetery personnel.
Oversees preparation and embalming of the deceased prior to the funeral.
Accepts and process payments for funeral services.
Ensures that set-up for the memorial service, wake, and funeral adheres to families’ wishes.
Maintains cleanliness and organization of the funeral home.
Along with other duties as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates strong organizational skills.
Exhibits patience, empathy, and compassion.
Can communicate calmly and kindly with bereaved family and friends.
Pays close attention to detail.
Exhibits ability to properly manage and oversee a budget.
Demonstrates familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, budget software, and payroll software.
Exhibits strong leadership skills.
Is familiar with proper etiquette and procedure for a range of religious or cultural funeral services.
Possesses strong listening skills.
Possesses knowledge of embalming and burial services.
Education and Experience
A funeral director holds a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Management. Funeral directors also have several years of experience working in funeral homes, and are well versed in the protocols and procedures of the industry.