The Funeral Director is accountable for performing a variety of
tasks during the preparation, planning, and execution of the funeral and
memorialization process to ensure services run smoothly and that the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded.

  • Consults with client families or legal
         representative of the deceased to create services designed to meet their
         memorialization expectations.

  • Ensures that client families are presented with
         all merchandising and service options available.

  • Obtains information needed to complete required
         documents such as obituaries, death certificates, burial permits, and

  • Coordinates
         all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons,
         fraternal or military organizations, and others who may participate in
         conducting the funeral service.

  • Utilizes systems to record merchandise
         selections, enter contracts, and complete necessary forms.

  • Plans, schedules, and conducts visitations and

  • Oversees all employees participating in
         services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their
         individual role and is professionally representing the location.

  • Prepares
         the deceased, including dressing and casketing.

  • Places
         casket in visitation area, adjusts light fixtures, and arranges or
         supervises arrangement of flowers or plants.

  • Directs
         and ushers families and services attendees to and from the location of the
         funeral service.

  • Supervises
         and assists in the transportation of client families to ensure a timely
         departure and arrival.

  • Arranges
         and coordinates shipment of remains to and from other cities and

  • Instructs
         and oversees work of Apprentice Funeral Directors on services and

  • Works on-call /first call, as needed.

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • High
         School Diploma or equivalent.

  • College
         degree or some college.

  • 3 years
         of experience as a licensed Funeral Director.

  • Valid OK
         Funeral Director’s License.

  • Valid
         Embalmer’s License highly preferred.

  • Valid
         state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving

  • High degree of overall computer

  • Proficiency
         in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to
         effectively present information to client families, co-workers, and

  • Demonstrated
         willingness to participate in growing market share through personal
         community involvement.

  • Ability to
         communicate effectively with internal and external customers, community
         leaders, and grieving client families.

  • Ability to
         empathize with client families and their guests and demonstrate tact and
         patience in emotionally charged situations.

  • Ability to
         maintain a positive attitude and working environment through organization
         and communication.

  • Ability
         to actively listen to the needs of client families.

  • Attention to
         detail and follow-through.

  • Tactful
         and professional behavior when dealing with complaints or dissatisfaction
         with services or merchandise.

Company Overview

Carriage Services is a leading provider of professional funeral and cemetery services and products in the United States. Headquartered in the vital, thriving city of Houston, Texas, Carriage is reaching out to care for families in diverse
communities throughout the country. Carriage Services is changing the face of
the funeral and cemetery industry in the United States. We invite you to be a
part of this sweeping change. Carriage Services is an equal opportunity

Candidate apply details:
Edward Jackson, Managing Partner (580) 255-6666