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
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
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.
the deceased, including dressing and casketing.
casket in visitation area, adjusts light fixtures, and arranges or
supervises arrangement of flowers or plants.
and ushers families and services attendees to and from the location of the
and assists in the transportation of client families to ensure a timely
departure and arrival.
and coordinates shipment of remains to and from other cities and
and oversees work of Apprentice Funeral Directors on services and
Works on-call /first call, as needed.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
School Diploma or equivalent.
degree or some college.
of experience as a licensed Funeral Director.
Funeral Director’s License.
Embalmer’s License highly preferred.
state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving
High degree of overall computer
in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
effectively present information to client families, co-workers, and
willingness to participate in growing market share through personal
communicate effectively with internal and external customers, community
leaders, and grieving client families.
empathize with client families and their guests and demonstrate tact and
patience in emotionally charged situations.
maintain a positive attitude and working environment through organization
to actively listen to the needs of client families.
detail and follow-through.
and professional behavior when dealing with complaints or dissatisfaction
with services or merchandise.
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
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