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Program Overview

The Mortuary Science curriculum at FINE Mortuary College is comprised of a single-purpose program focusing on all aspects of funeral service. A rigorous two-year program that includes the science, psychology, and business requirements of the funeral service profession.

The program provides academic and real-world experiences for tomorrow’s funeral service professionals. Upon graduation of our program, students will earn an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Funeral Service.

The program is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ  08097 (816) 233-3747.  Web:  (www.abfse.org)

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The Simple Application Process

Apply to FMC’s renowned degree program in a few simple steps.  Please provide:

  • FINE Mortuary College Application for Enrollment – Parts I & II
  • Application Fee
  • An official high school transcript or official GED transcript
  • All official college transcripts if applicable
  • Enrollment Agreement
  • Enrollment Fee
  • Background Check
  • Reading/Writing Comprehension Accuplacer

Are you planning on using financial aid?  Please find all related information here

FMC reserves the right to make exceptions to its admissions requirements on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions may be made based upon such factors as an applicant interview or previous academic records. FMC reserves the right to request additional information to determine admissions eligibility for any prospective applicants.

FMC students must demonstrate a basic knowledge of skills in reading and writing. Upon acceptance to FMC, the prospective student must take a Reading/Writing Comprehension Accuplacer.

FMC has an ethical obligation to enroll students who can benefit from training as measured by employability. Additionally, our institution is committed to ensuring the safe learning environment for all students. FINE Mortuary College reserves the right to deny admission, revoke admission, limit enrollment and/or restrict activities of a student.

In order to provide a safe and stable learning community for all students’ FMC reserves the right to deny or revoke acceptance or enrollment of any incoming or current student based on that student’s criminal conviction.

A criminal conviction includes any instance where a person has pleaded guilty or no contest to or was found to be guilty by a judge or jury of charges of a crime other than minor traffic offenses. Criminal convictions include juvenile offenses or any conviction that the student is currently appealing while undergoing the admissions process. An applicant or student who discloses a criminal conviction may remain eligible for admission at the discretion of the Admissions Office. FMC reserves the right to verify or amplify the student’s disclosure and to share the information for legitimate purposes.

We require all Official High School/GED and College Transcripts. We cannot accept transcripts from the student directly. An official transcript must be either sent online via a secure servicer such as Parchment, or physically, signed and sealed from the school directly to FINE Mortuary College, 150 Kerry Place, Norwood, MA 02062. We cannot accept scanned copies from schools or students. Please email any questions or concerns to: Transcripts@fmc.edu

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Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Total Credits
Academic Courses, Per Credit Hour $760 60 credits
Cost for Clinical Cooperative I $555 5 credits of clinical work
Cost for Clinical Cooperative II $555 5 credits of clinical work
Total Tuition $51,150
Books & Supplies Amount Description
Technology Fee $150 One-time fee charged at the start of the Program to support technology including Learning Management System, Exam software and electronic books.
Fees Amount Description
Application Fee $100 One-time fee
Enrollment Fee $200 Non-Refundable, due at signing of Enrollment Agreement
Background Check Fee $75 Paid to third party provider
Total Tuition $51,675
Additional Expenses the Student May Incur While Attending FMC Amount Description
Audit Course Fee $800 Per course
Lost Book Administrative Fee $25 Per book (Plus cost of textbook published price)
Late Payment Fee $50 Accessed every 7 days a payment is late, for a maximum of $400
Late Registration Fee $100 Applies to continuing students who register for courses after the registration deadline for each term
Challenge Exam $200 Per course
Non-Sufficient Funds/Returned Check $35 Per instance
Transcript Request $15 Per instance (processed within 7-10 business days)
Graduation Fee $100 One-time fee, charged at graduation

Note: All distance education students will be required to attend a 1-week on campus intensive during Clinical II. This will include the completion of a certified embalming and a Restorative Art project.  This stay will be an additional expense not included in tuition and the responsibility of the student.

Financial aid refers to a variety of financial aid sources available to help you pay for college. It is money in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study, loans, or a benefit from completing community service or military service, institutional tuition payment plans, all to help students pay for education.  At Fine Mortuary College, we participate in the following assistance programs. FAFSA

The Federal Pell Grant is a federally funded program designed to help undergraduate students with low-income households. All students applying for financial assistance at FINE Mortuary must apply for a federal Pell Grant. Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant is based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and satisfactory academic progress. Applications and additional information are available in the Enrollment Office at FMC.

The exact amount of the Federal Pell Grant award will depend upon the expected family contribution (EFC) as listed on the Student Aid Report, the Cost of Attendance (COA) and the number of hours for which the student enrolls. FAFSA

The Federal SEOG program provides assistance for eligible undergraduate students who show greatest financial need, are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and are making satisfactory progress toward their educational goal. The actual amount of the grant will vary depending on the availability of funds at FMC, the student’s family financial situation, other financial aid the student is receiving and the number of hours for which the student enrolls. FAFSA

Fine Mortuary College participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. This loan program allows students and the parents of dependent students to borrow funds directly from the federal government to help meet the financial costs of a college education. For more information and a request form, download and print this document. FAFSA

FINE Mortuary College is pleased to announce that we have a scholarship opportunity, the Kathryn Cantillon-White Memorial Scholarship.  Kathryn graduated from FINE Mortuary College in 2011 and passed away in 2015 due to pregnancy complications. Please find the full scholarship details and application here. Please find her family funeral home information here. 

To help prospective students and current students locate important information about FINE Mortuary College, provides links describing the College’s general institutional information; student outcomes; financial aid; health and safety; and commitment to civic participation. To learn more go to our Consumer Info page .

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For additional information, including requesting a paper copy of specific institutional and financial aid information, please contact us at info@fmc.edu.

How Do I Apply for Aid? Where Do I Start?

The FSA ID serves as your digital signature for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and login information for Federal Student Aid websites. Students can apply for an FSA ID anytime and it is recommended to have one before completing the FAFSA. If you are a dependent student, your parent will also need to create an FSA ID. Use School Code 033164

The Federal Government requires you to complete entrance counseling to ensure that you understand the responsibilities and obligations you are assuming. The goal of entrance counseling is to help you understand what it means to take out a federal student loan. During entrance counseling, you will learn about the following:

  • What a Direct Loan is and how the loan process works
  • Managing your education expenses
  • Other financial resources to consider helping pay for your education
  • Your rights and responsibilities as a borrower
  • If this is your first time accepting a federal student loan, you are acknowledging that you understand your responsibility to repay your loan.
  • If you have existing federal student loans, you are acknowledging that you understand how much you owe and how much more you can borrow.

The MPN is a legally binding agreement between you and us and contains the terms and conditions of your loans.

Job Description

July 20, 2022

Brewitt Funeral Home, LLC
Exeter, Epping & Raymond - New Hampshire

Our starting offer for a full-time salary position annually would be $50,000 with payroll paid once a month (This is a starting salary and increases would be given as years go on based on job performance).  In addition, we would also offer overtime hours on weekends.  Health benefits from Anthem BC&BS or future equivalent.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional and caring manner -Carry out funeral services from retrieval of the deceased to final disposition
  • Assist in the maintenance of the facilities, grounds, and vehicles
  • Ensure that all federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry are followed
  • Prepare the memorial area for the family before the services start
  • Ensure that flowers and other memorabilia are returned to the family after services
  •  Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times
  • Train all staff and strictly enforce all logging, identification, casketing and cremation procedures
  •  Complete embalming, disinfecting, dressing, preparing and casketing the deceased using appropriate precautions and OSHA standards in a manner that honors the deceased
  • Processing of cremated remains, and possible cremating of human remains if employee can obtain a Crematory Operator Certificate
  • Working Monday-Friday 9 AM-4 PM. Being on-call Monday through Friday and two weekends a month. When on-call for the weekend-hours worked as necessary-not set hours.
  •  Computer ability wanted for various filing and merchandise needs

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Current apprentice or funeral director license or certification if required by state regulations
  • Professional communication skills
  • Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner -Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry
  • To be successful, it would be helpful to realize the daily work can change from moment to moment and be able to roll with it.

Apply by emailing resume to brewittjohn@yahoo.com, or call 603-502-7592.

Backup contact is Miguel Brewitt and his contact number is 603-502-7591 with email miguelbrewitt@yahoo.com

We are a family owned funeral home that averages about 400-450 removals a year handling around 350 of those cases ourselves.  The other calls end up as trade calls or police/ME calls that go to other funeral homes.

Job Description

July 16, 2022

Opening for an Educated Apprentice

Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes, Inc.
Maine

Company Details: Our group includes a three-facility traditional funeral home with a volume of approximately 150 calls annually; a direct cremation company with annual calls hitting 800 this year; a crematory and cemetery.

Description: We are looking for an individual who has completed mortuary school and is looking to complete an apprenticeship, ideally to continue working in the state of Maine. We need a well-rounded individual who would like to gain experience in all aspects of funeral service, including crematory operator, monument sales, and cemetery work, in additional to traditional funerals and direct disposition.

Benefits: We do have a studio apartment that could be rented at a reasonable fee. We are close to Bar Harbor for the outdoor enthusiast, and Ellsworth is becoming an attractive destination. We cover continuing education opportunities. Interested candidates can reach out to Cynthia Weiland, General Manager – (800) 750–7704 

Job Description

July 15, 2022

Apprentice

Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home
Minnesota

 NOW HIRING: Apprentice to join the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home team. 

Our Family Owned funeral home is growing and we’re looking for energetic, positive and compassionate Apprentices to join our professional team! 

We are seeking an Apprentice to become an important part of our team. You’ll have the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing and most innovative Family Owned Funeral Homes in the Country that’s paving the way for generations ahead. 

We are a progressive funeral home with nine locations, serving several communities in and around St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. You will be involved in various aspects of funeral service and will be expected to service a very diverse community. You must be able to communicate effectively, manage relationships with those you serve and work with while also handling the pressures of managing details within our ever-changing profession. Once finalizing your apprenticeship being approved for licensure in Minnesota (bachelors degree) is a must. 

If you are hired, you will be an integral part of our team who takes pride in the work that they do. We prioritize work/family balance. You will be rewarded for your hard work, through our competitive wages starting at $55,000 per year with additional compensation for after hour transfers and embalmings, monument commissions, bonus plan and a comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance, long term disability insurance, paid time off, and a generous 401K retirement plan. 

Please submit your resume to lisa@graystoneassociates.com for consideration. 

Job Description

July 8, 2022

Per Diem Dressman / Funeral / Transfer Team

Campbell Funeral Home
Beverly, MA & Gloucester, MA

Summary: Responsible for assisting Funeral Directors with the functions of a funeral and are available on call for transfers of decedents. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Assists Funeral Directors. 
  2. Leads or assist in transfers. 
  3. Performs a variety of tasks during funerals to assist Funeral Directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned. 
  4. Assists in the parking lot during visiting hours. 
  5. Available after hours for transfers of decedents. 
  6. Attends parking lot for services. 
  7. Maintains cleanliness of funeral home vehicles. 
  8. Sets up and breaks down funeral home chapel. 
  9. Maintains funeral home grounds. 

Qualifications: 

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 

Certificates and Licenses: Valid driver’s license 

Equipment: Stretcher 

Physical Demands: The employee must regularly lift and/or move a minimum of 40 pounds. 

Job Description

June 29, 2022

Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

Cartwright Funeral Homes & Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home
South of Boston

Immediate opportunity available for a full-time position.

Cartwright Funeral Homes and Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home are owned and operated by the Cartwright family. Our family has been providing caring, dignified and affordable funeral services to Braintree, Holbrook, Randolph, and the surrounding communities for 5 generations. We are full service funeral providers with funeral homes located just South of Boston.

We provide funeral service options from ranging from the “Traditional Funeral” to services individualized to your specific needs and customs. From the simplest of services ending in burial, cremation or alternative forms of disposition. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and adaptation to changing trends and customs. We are keenly aware of and have a great appreciation and respect for the religious and cultural differences of the diverse community we serve.

The goal of our staff of funeral service professionals is to provide an atmosphere of professionalism, compassion and understanding.

 Responsibilities 

  • Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and internment to assist families following the loss of a loved one 
  • Provides exemplary personalized and professional service 
  • Performs on-call responsibilities including: taking first calls, talking with families, answering questions, providing initial details, and; conducting transfers 
  • Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks such as: verifying identification; obtaining authorization for embalming; embalming; dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics; preparing cremated remains 
  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures 
  • Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts 
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payment 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 
  • Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Confirms authorization to proceed with the service arrangements
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions 
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules 
  • Provides aftercare in absence of Family Service Counselor 
  • Ensures potential pre-need referrals are shared with Family Service Counselors 
  • Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance 
  • Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations 

Qualifications 

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a dual degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral and mortuary science as required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board 
  • Typically requires a minimum of 6 months experience in a funeral home, crematory or cemetery 
  • Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law as prescribed by each state board 
  • Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record 
  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs 
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office Suite required 
  • High level of compassion and integrity 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities 
  • Detail oriented 

Interested candidates should send resume to: cfhofficemanager@yahoo.com 

Job Description

May 9, 2022

Full Time Funeral Director or Apprentice

Short & Rowe Funeral Home – Marlborough, MA

The Short & Rowe Funeral Home in Marlborough, MA is looking for a full time Funeral Director or possibly an Apprentice that is close to earning their license. 
 
We are a family owned and operated home which has served our community for over 100 years. 
 
Ideal candidate will be involved in all aspects of Funeral Service. 
 
We offer a competitive salary based on experience, paid vacation and sick time, on call schedule and schedule days off. 
 
Anyone interested should contact: John Rowe via email, johnnypr3@gmail.com or cell (603) 494–1870 
 
Short & Rowe Funeral Home 
95 W. Main St. 
Marlborough, MA 01752 

Job Description

May 9, 2022

Licensed Funeral Director

Bibber Memorial Chapel – Kennebunk, ME

Company Details: Bibber Memorial Chapel is a family owned, independent funeral home based in Kennebunk, ME, a fifty-year member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes with offices located in Alfred, Wells and Berwick, ME. We are looking to hire two funeral directors to join our awesome team. The successful candidates will be joining a team of professionals that focus on serving our families with compassion and a dedication of bringing each family’s wishes of personal customized services to fruition.

Bibber Memorial Chapel has an 84- year history of providing personalized services to its families, enjoys a strong reputation of being community centered, and many of our employees have had long-term careers with us.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based upon skills and experience
  • SEP retirement plan
  • Healthcare
  • Clothing allowance
  • Sharing of on-call schedule
  • Endeavors to balance work/life commitments
  • Encourages opportunities for professional growth

The Communities we serve are located in Southern Maine, 20 minutes to Portland and an hour and a half to Boston, encompassing many coastal beaches and freshwater ponds, nearby nature preserves and associated hiking trails. The area also hosts sporting events, the arts and quality educational opportunities.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a close- knit team of dedicated professionals, we would like to talk with you! Please send all confidential inquiries to Douglas R. Bibber dougb@bibberfuneral.com

Bibber Memorial Chapel
67 Summer St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043
207-985-2752

Job Description

May 17, 2022

Office Manager

Confidential – South Shore

Office Hours 8-5 Monday-Friday (can be flexible to candidate)

Job Duties:

  • Answering calls
  • Keep detailed and accurate messages/requests made from clients or funeral associates
  • Ability to operate a multi-line phone system
  • Welcome visitors
  • Receive /distribute mail/deliveries and documents
  • Take inventory of supplies and restock if needed

Technical Skills/Qualifications

  • Operate fax, copy and computer
  • MS Office Applications: Word, Publisher, Excel, Paint and Outlook; along with a variety of funeral specific programs
  • Maintain the general office
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Punctual with strong attendance history

Interested candidates should reach out to Colleen Cronin at Bay Shore Staffing
Phone: 774-205-3334 / e-mail: colleen@bayshorestaffing.com

Job Description

May 17, 2022

Full-Time Funeral Apprentice

Atlas Family Funeral Homes – NH & ME

Company Details:  Atlas Family Funeral Homes is looking for a full-time funeral apprentice to join our staff. We have multiple openings in our funeral homes in New Hampshire and Maine. The new hire must currently be attending or have attended mortuary school. He or she is primarily responsible for helping with removals, dressing and casketing, embalming, funeral services, light maintenance, and any other tasks assigned by the managing funeral director.

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate is someone who is professional in conduct and caring in nature. A good work ethic and ability to work with a team is a must. Night and weekend hours are required. We provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements.  We generally try to promote from within and encourage our apprentices to build their own connections to the local community. Extensive training and mentorship will be offered by our senior directors to develop a high level of service and business acumen.

Requirements:

  • Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
  • 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license in good standing with acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Professional attitude and willingness to work
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist funeral directors with funeral, memorial, and graveside services
  • Perform pick-ups, removals, and transportation as needed
  • Maintain friendly relationships with local area churches, community centers, hospices, and hospitals
  • General maintenance and cleaning of funeral home facilities
  • Help with embalming, dressing, and casketing
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation time
  • Relocation assistance

The candidate should expect to start as soon as possible. One week of paid training and orientation will be provided. Please submit resumes, cover letters, and questions to recruiting@atlasmemorial.com

Job Description

May 24, 2022

Funeral Director

Speaks Chapels L.L.C.

Company Details: Speaks Chapels, a nationally-known funeral home in Independence, Missouri (a suburb of Kansas City) seeks professional help with our three-location operation. We offer a generous compensation package, relocation bonus, and the opportunity to grow with us. Successful candidates will be talented, smart, hardworking, and compassionate. We are looking for empathy, creativity, thoroughness, and a desire to make a difference in the lives of both client-families and our teammates.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced funeral director (or an exceptionally-talented recent mortuary school graduate) looking to take advantage of a comparatively low cost-of-living ratio, great pay, and all the advantages of the Kansas City area, including major sports, art museums, great restaurants, awesome music venues, and either suburban OR urban living.

We are looking for a funeral director who can obtain reciprocal licensing in Missouri or who is already Missouri licensed. An embalming license is a plus, but not required. Our team is building breadth and depth with an eye to the future. We will conduct initial telephone interviews for suitability, tone of voice, and ability to successfully handle phone conversations. Those that are selected will then be scheduled for one or more Zoom interviews designed to allow a candidate to impress us with their presence, personality, and ability. Finalists will be interviewed in person at our expense.

· Licensed Funeral Director
· Generous compensation plus strong bonus opportunity
· Health insurance
· 401k plan available
· Paid time off
· Positive team environment
· Low cost of living with great amenities

We are very selective and are only looking for a certain type of person that can handle funeral service at our level. The successful candidate will have A+ communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a track record of success with families. Visit our website at www.speakschapel.com to see who we are and what we are doing.

Resumes, along with suitable references should be submitted to Brad Speaks or Jessica Lager at Jessica.lager@speakschapel.com.

Job Description

May 25, 2022

Funeral Service Intern (Apprentice)

Keohane Funeral Home (Quincy, Hingham and Weymouth)

Keohane Funeral Home is searching for a highly qualified and collaborative person to join its team as a Funeral Service Intern (Apprentice). The ideal candidate will demonstrate a sincere desire to provide families with an unparalleled level of care.

This position will support all aspects of firm operations including, but not limited to, transfers, assisting with funerals and with care center operations. The funeral service intern will collaborate with all members of the team in an environment that facilitates learning and career development.

All candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, the flexibility to work outside of standard business hours and the ability to lift up to 75lbs.

To learn more about us, please visit www.keohane.com. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Joe Reardon joe@keohane.com

Job Description

June 6, 2022

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer Immediate Opening

Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes

Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes is looking to add a talented, experienced and motivated Funeral Director/Embalmer to its staff. Our funeral directors work closely with our locations team to create a seamless and meaningful experience for the families in our care. We believe in Empowering our employees with autonomy and authority, to act as OWNERS.

While this is a comprehensive funeral director position (arranging, directing, embalming, etc.), we seek candidates who have a passion and focus on the care of families and meeting their needs.

Requirements:

• Must have Massachusetts Funeral Director/Embalmer licensure or the ability to reciprocate license from another state.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction.
• Proficient with computers and technology
• Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience.
• Must maintain a current, valid state Driver’s License with good driving history.
• Must be able to pass full background Check.
• Reports either to Funeral Director in Charge or Vice President of Operations.

We offer full benefits that include health, long and short term disability and participation in dental vision and life
All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please send your resume to Derrick Husmann, Vice President of Operations dhusmann@remembrancegroup.com or call 618-920-9537

Job Description

June 17, 2022

Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer

O’Hanlon Funeral Homes – Boston & North of Providence (Massachusetts)

Description: Multi Firm company seeking in Boston and North of Providence (in MA) to fill one or two roles for an Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer to add to our staff, our funeral home’s continue to grow and expand. Our team is looking for someone who is willing and wanting to learn all aspects of the business, this will be a very hands on position that will not consist of only busy work, cleaning, and errands.

This position will support all aspects of our firm’s operations including, but not limited to, transfers, learning how to complete arrangements with our directors, learning how to complete death certificates and permits, how to write and submit obituaries, stationery work, on call status, assisting with funerals, calling hours, and with care center operations.

The funeral apprentice will work between two locations and be exposed to a diverse work setting, candidate must be comfortable with working within the care centers and performing transfers. Our firm is privately owned, and owner operated with an excellent staff, our firm’s use the most updated technologies’ on the funeral market, updated facilities, vehicles, and equipment. We are a progressive and modern firm with younger ownership that seeks to continue growing in the future.

Qualifications: Our ideal candidate is someone who is professional in conduct and caring in nature. A good work ethic and ability to work with a team is a must. Night and weekend hours are required. We provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements. full training and mentorship will be offered by our directors to develop a high level of funeral service understanding.

Requirements:
– Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
– 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred
– Valid U.S. driver’s license in good standing with acceptable driving record Ability to lift 50 pounds or more Professional attitude and willingness to work Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction.
– Proficient with computers and technology Maintain the general office Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance Excellent interpersonal skills Punctual with strong attendance history Willingness to go the extra mile to serve our families

Contact Name: Tom James, Managing Director
Phone: 781-579-1752
Email: tom@mchoulfh.com

Job Description

June 20, 2022

Funeral Director/Pre-Need Sales Consultant

Neptune Cremation Service – Weymouth, MA

Description: We are offering a $5,000 Sign-on bonus to a driven & customer oriented licensed Funeral Director who joins our team!

Neptune Cremation Service is the nation’s premier provider of cremation services, on the cutting edge of today’s consumer demand. Certified a Great Place to Work since 2017, we provide our team members a Work/Life Balance unique for our industry. With more than 50% of consumers preferring cremation, we offer a product that is simple, dignified and very affordable. It is our mission to provide peace of mind through end of life planning, and our Licensed Funeral Directors help us achieve this mission by bringing compassion and knowledge to every customer interaction.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an active Funeral Director license, a professional demeanor, and the ability to help customers who expressed an interest purchase the best plan to fit their needs. Innate Customer service capabilities, and the willingness to meet our high standard of ethics and service quality are equally important.

Benefits: Why work for Neptune Cremation Service? We are the largest provider of cremation and pre- arrangement services in the industry and provide a rewarding career with higher income potential than the industry standard. In addition to Work/Life Balance, some rewarding benefits we provide include:

· A generous compensation package, which consists of a base salary + bonus potential
· Competitive health and wellness plans (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, wellness credits, etc.)
· 401(k) with company match
· Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Personal time)
· Cell phone reimbursement
· Job-related training, tuition reimbursement, and career path development
· Company discounts, and more

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Pre-Need Sales Consultant is a licensed Funeral Director responsible for conducting preplanning seminars, community relations and meeting with families regarding prearranging.

Our Pre-Arrangement Advisors will now be able to observe safe and necessary practices such as social distancing and sheltering in place as required while still serving our customers and communities. There is an increased awareness regarding the importance of preplanning, and we expect this to increase exponentially in the future. Some duties and responsibilities are:

· Present and sell customized cremation plans to our target customer base
· Conduct prearranging company-sponsored seminars to groups interested in cremation
· Engage the community and establish important relationships through public relations and networking
· Partner with local services team to provide high levels of customer service to families

Requirements:

· A Valid State Funeral Director license required
· Adhere to industry rules, regulations and best practices
· Valid driver’s license with ability to drive within designated territory
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· High level of compassion and integrity
· Strong problem solving and organizational skills
· Proficient with computers and the ability to use technology while meeting with families

What are you waiting for? If this describes you, apply today and find your “Why” in a rewarding career with Neptune Cremation Service!

Apply here: https://sci.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SCI/job/MA—Weymouth/PreNeed-Sales- Counselor_Req105097

Job Description

June 22, 2022

Apprentice

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium – Manchester, NH

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium has an outstanding career opportunity for an apprentice at our Manchester, NH location. We are seeking someone who has a passion for delivering world class service and excels at customer service. Interested candidates must have completed an accredited mortuary school program.

We are a family-owned firm operating five funeral homes and a cremation society serving 3,500 families annually. Phaneuf is a 2021 Great Places to Work Certified Company. We offer a highly competitive compensation package well above the industry average. Benefits include 100% paid medical, three weeks paid time off, matching 401K Plan, long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance plan. We are looking for a long-term fit with someone who has a proven track record of working as a team player, providing the highest levels of family satisfaction and achieving positive results. Attitude and commitment are more important to us than the number of years worked in the industry.

To learn more about our firms, please visit www.phaneuf.net and www.csnh.com.

Yesenia Torres

A Methuen High School graduate, with family still in town, Yesenia brings with her years of experience, an authentic, caring disposition, and a purpose for serving the community that has served her well.

Born into an Ecuadorian and Cuban family, Miami, FL was home before moving to Methuen in 1996 at the age of ten. After graduating High School, she pursued her interest in the funeral field by attending and graduating from The Funeral Institute of the Northeast in Norwood, MA in 2013. She excelled in her career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer on the south shore specifically for the Jewish community.  Yesenia is happily married to Nathan Patrick, who is also a funeral director and has two beautiful young boys, Samuel and Daniel.  She is currently living in Methuen.

During the rare times she is off, she spends it with her family, immediate and extended. She is not one to stay home if there is an opportunity to travel; she has been fortunate to visit Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, and all of the Caribbean Islands.  Being bi-lingual has certainly helped during her traveling as well as in her career. Yesi is proud to be serving her community with a family owned, community oriented funeral home at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home in Methuen.

Jerelyn Serra

A Massachusetts native, Jerelyn Serra graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1998 and received her bachelor’s degree in 2003 from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. In 2009, she received an associate degree in funeral service from FINE Mortuary College, becoming a fifth-generation funeral director. Jerelyn became a licensed embalmer and funeral director that same year.

Throughout her early funeral service career, Jerelyn has cared for families in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore communities of Massachusetts. She feels honored to provide kindness, compassion and sincerity to families during their grief journeys. In 2020, Jerelyn became a licensed funeral director in New Hampshire and is now serving as the General Manager to six funeral homes within the Dignity Memorial Network of Southern, NH.

From 2018 until 2020, Jerelyn mentored students at FINE Mortuary College as an adjunct instructor and currently serves on their FMC Advisory Committee. She is a Chelmsford High School Alumni Association board member and currently serves as treasurer of the CHSAA Capital Campaign. Jerelyn is also a certified funeral celebrant through the InSight Institute. Jerelyn and her husband have one daughter and reside in Hudson, NH.

Chandler Ross

Chandler earned her bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State University in 2016.  During that time she played on the Women’s Lacross team.  Chandler graduated from FINE in 2021.  She is working as a 4th generation Funeral Director at R.J. Ross Funeral Home in Wrentham, MA.  Chandler is very active in her community.  Some of her accomplishments include co-directing Project Mitten for the Wrentham Elementary School, serving as a senior counselor at DARE to Dream Camp, membership of the Wrentham Business Collaborative and the Wrentham Lions Club.

Jaeleen Rivera

Jaeleen works as an apprentice funeral director, as well as an attendant for the Brigham & Women’s Hospital Autopsy Service in the Pathology department.  Jaeleen has wanted to pursue a career in funeral service ever since she was a child, after seeing firsthand during her own family’s services, the level of care, compassion, and attentiveness to every small detail that the funeral directors and staff had.  In her free time Jaeleen loves to spend time with family and dog, Sully, go hiking, and travel.

Alyssa Croteau

Alyssa A. Croteau, born and raised in Fall River, MA, graduated FMC in 2016, Magna Cum Laude. She interned and apprenticed in a few funeral homes since 2012, but became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state of MA in 2018.  After spending the beginning of her career meeting with grieving families and caring for the deceased, she decided to become an Advanced Planning Advisor and Licensed Insurance Agent for Dignity Memorial, where she is able to help families pre-plan their funerals.  She loves the funeral business and her career.  She currently lives in Fall River, with her two dogs, Adaleina and Pierce and in her spare times enjoys going to the gym and playing on an adult soccer league.

Charlie Braatz

Charlie is working as an apprentice at the J.S Waterman Langone Funeral Home in Boston, but on the side, works at an escape room in the city and coaches figure skating at the Warrior Ice Arena.  They’ve wanted to get into the funeral industry since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, and their Maryland ice rink was turned into a temporary morgue.  Since then, Charlie has been a vocal public advocate for affordability and accessibility within the industry, hoping to one day open their own funeral home and give anyone and everyone the funeral and services they deserve.  Charlie is also a major advocate for death positivity, and is in the process of writing for The Order Of The Good Death.  They’re thoroughly enjoying their time at FMC, and appreciates all of the efforts that the professors and faculty put into making school an enjoyable experience.  In their downtime, they enjoy thrifting with their partner, Sophia, and working on traditional oil paintings.

Felicia Bello-Maino

Felicia started her working career as a Barber 33 years ago and eventually owned her own shop for over 20 years.  She started providing cosmetology and barbering services to local funeral homes in 2016 and immediately knew that this was her calling.  Felicia wanted to be more involved in funeral service and decided, as her three kids grew older, to further pursue the industry.  After graduating from FINE Mortuary College, she started her career as a licensed Funeral Director with Callahan, Fay and Caswell Life Celebration Funeral Home.

David Robbins

David Robbins, MBA joined the FMC Board in 2014.  He is the Global Director of Sales and Business Development for NEJM Group Education.  In this role David is responsible for the formulation and execution of strategic plans supporting institutional account growth and collaboration with new strategic partners.

David has 40 years of experience building and leading award winning sales and support organizations in healthcare and information technology markets with ConexSys, Wolters Kluwer Health – UpToDate, GE Medical, ZOLL Medical, Olympus, and Cullinet Software.  David has his Bachelor of Arts in Business from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont and his MBA in Management Information Systems from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

David is the Past President of the Saint Michael’s College Alumni Association and member of the Board of Trustees of Saint Michael’s College. In his spare time David enjoys traveling, collecting wine, visiting micro-breweries,  and spending time reading at the beach.  

Carrie Martignetti

Carrie has been a corporate health care attorney for 21 years and is currently serving as Associate General Counsel at Fresenius Medical Care North America, where she leads negotiations with commercial insurers, develops new models for engaging with and coordination among government payors, exchange-based plans, risk-bearing provider systems, and other new payors in the dialysis services business.  Carrie previously served as in-house counsel with MultiPlan, formerly Private Healthcare Systems.

John Finlay

John brings a wealth of experience in the funeral sector globally to his role as Chairman of the Board of FINE Mortuary College. Originally from Ireland, he has 25 years’ experience as a consultant, adviser and senior executive with a number of companies in North America, Europe and Australia. He holds an MSc in International Business from Trinity College Dublin and is currently VP of Legacy Tribute Solutions, a division of Victoriaville & Co, a leading provider to funeral homes across North America and internationally.

Catherine Boyd

Catherine “Kat” Boyd is a 2016 graduate of FINE Mortuary College and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in New Hampshire since 2016. She is President of the Board of Directors of The Samaritans NH and Board Member of the New Hampshire Funeral Directors Association.

Alex Acher

Alex Acher has his roots in Central Massachusetts, where he was raised and has resided for most of his life.  Alex graduated as the valedictorian from FINE in the class of 2015 and is the type 3 funeral director and embalmer at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home in Hudson, MA.  He has recently partnered to open Comfort Cremation Funeral Inc Home in Worcester, which is a cremation focused funeral home offering online arrangements and affordable prices. Alex believes that modern funeral establishments should be innovative with current technologies to better personalize funeral services, lower funeral costs and make the planning process simpler for families. Alex has a diverse background and enjoys assisting families of all faiths and ethnicities. Alex also has a passion for the embalming and restorative process and is always researching and studying new techniques and resources to improve his skills. He has been on the board of directors for FINE since 2015.

Lisa Zablonski

Lisa lives in Colchester, CT with her husband of 30+ years.  They have two grown daughters and two young grandchildren. Lisa is a Reading Consultant by day and works with students who struggle to read as well as provides Professional Development to teachers in the district. When Lisa’s not teaching, she loves to run, do crafts and bakes with and for her grandkids and family. She enjoys travelling with her husband and enjoys planning trips to Europe and the Caribbean. 

Kevin Walsh

Kevin Walsh has had a civil litigation practice for nearly 40 years, during which he has handled many contracts, tort, business claims, and property management cases.  An adjunct faculty member at FINE since 2015, he teaches Business Law & Ethics.  Attorney Walsh earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1979, and his J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School in 1982.  He is a native of Brockton, MA.

Julie Thibault

Julie is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer in NH. She has worked at Jellison Funeral Home in Peterborough for over 20 years and bought the business in 2012. Prior to becoming a funeral director, Julie worked in social services for many years. She received her AS Funeral Service degree at FINE Mortuary College and her BA in psychology at Franklin Pierce University. When not working Julie enjoys the outdoors with her family (husband Paul and two adult children Ryan and Rebecca) at a family camp in the Lake Umbagog region of NH and ME.

Tabitha Stephens

Tabitha has taught high school and college Science for the past 13 years. She truly enjoys teaching and helping students to reach their full potential! She considers herself to be a lifelong learner, and always willing to learn new things. In her free time, she enjoys taking long walks, traveling, spending time with my loved ones, cooking and going to the spa. She also enjoys watching her favorite football team, the Georgia Bulldogs.

Cary Sommers

Cary Sommers has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. She works full time as a school psychologist with middle and high school students in substantially separate educational placements. In addition to FMC, she teaches for Lesley University and Curry College, and occasionally completes Spanish-language psychoeducational assessments. In her free time, Dr. Sommers loves spending time with family, walking with her dog, and spending time outside.

Timothy O’Toole

After graduating with a B.A. in Aviation Management from Bridgewater State University, Tim accepted a position with American Airlines at their Eastern Regional office in Hartford, CT. As much as he enjoyed flying around the world, funeral service was always in his subconscious mind. Closing in on his 30th birthday, he made the leap and enrolled in the Mortuary Science program at Briarwood College in Connecticut.  Upon graduation, Tim accepted a position with a funeral home in Rhode Island.  In addition to teaching at FINE Mortuary College, Tim currently works as a funeral director and embalmer at the Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home in Providence and Warwick, Rhode Island. Tim has enjoyed twenty-three years of service in the funeral industry and looks forward to sharing his years of knowledge with the students that he teaches.

Melissa Paquin

Melissa has a Doctorate Degree in Healthcare Genetics from Clemson University with an emphasis on cancer genetics.  Dr. Paquin has experience in utilizing secondary datasets as well as in genetic epidemiology with a focus on developing clinically relevant results. She is also an experienced educator at the collegiate level.  

Marc Nascarella

Dr. Marc A. Nascarella is the Chief Toxicologist and Director of a Toxicology Program in a state government health department where he leads a team of scientists responsible for evaluating the human health impact of contaminants in food, environmental media (e.g., air, water, soil), and consumer products. He is a board-certified public health professional (CPH) with an MS, PhD, and post-graduate training in toxicology. His professional work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and books, and presented at local, national, and international professional society meetings. His work has been recognized by awards from several national and international professional organizations, including the International Dose-Response Society, Society for Risk Analysis, Society of Toxicology, Delta Omega, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Nascarella has previously held positions in the active-duty military, academia, and private sector. He has over 20 years of experience teaching undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses in public health, biology, environmental health, and human health risk assessment.

Peter Masuzzo

Funeral service is a second career for Peter, who has always had an innate feeling for the profession. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics.  He worked in both sales and sales management for veterinary pharmaceutical and medical analyzer companies, where he had a very successful first career spanning over 30 years.  He is a 2015 Summa Cum Laude graduate of FINE, and is a Licensed Funeral Director, embalmer, and preneed consultant with Varnum and Charbonneau Funeral Homes.  

He has been an adjunct instructor of Embalming and Restorative Arts since 2015 and is also a member of the clinical embalming faculty. 

Nicole Judge

Nicole is a licensed funeral director/embalmer at Jellison Funeral Home and Cremation Service, located in Peterborough, NH.  Nicole is a 2009 graduate from ConVal High School and received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Keene State College in 2013.  Nicole received her associate degree in Mortuary Science at FINE Mortuary College and graduated Cum Laude. 

During her time at FINE, she was recognized for her peer leadership and restorative art talent.  Nicole has a passion for Embalming and has a love for the history of funeral service, specifically ancient Egyptian and turn of the century funeral rites and rituals in America.

Nicole currently resides in Peterborough, NH with her fiancé Jim and her son Liam.  Nicole serves on the Board of Directors for the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS).  In her spare time she loves interior decorating and hopes to one day own her own funeral home.

Terry Cyfers

Terry Cyfers has over 30 years of experience as both a scholar and practitioner in Leadership, Organizational Development and Business. Terry has a BA in Psychology, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Public Administration, a Master of Ministry, and a Doctorate of Executive Leadership.  Terry served as an Army officer which he regards as an honor of a lifetime. He continues to fulfill his life’s calling and passion by consulting, training, teaching, and coaching around business, organizational leadership, strategic leadership, executive leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. 

Terry lives in Huntington, West Virginia with his wife and two wonderful daughters. During his free time, he enjoys fishing, chess, and hiking.  He also enjoys picking up a good philosophy book or watching a mystery if it is too cold outside.

Glenn Burlamachi

Glenn D. Burlamachi, CFSP, is a Massachusetts licensed funeral director who also owns and operates the Concord Funeral HomeSM, of Concord, MA and the Badger Funeral Homes of Littleton and Groton, MA.  He continues to successfully manage three funeral home locations, as well as offer his funeral service experience as an adjunct instructor of business, accounting, and management courses at FINE Mortuary College.  He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting/Business from Green Mountain College and an Associate Degree in Funeral Service from FINE Mortuary College.

Cindy Smith

Educational Projects Coordinator

Cindy has lived in the Memphis, Tennessee area most of her life, the only exception being four years of trying out the Texas lifestyle while earning a business degree from Baylor University.  It was back to Tennessee after that for a M.Ed from the University of Memphis in Counseling and Personnel Services.  Most of her business career has been in administrative support roles, the most recent being a Controller/Treasurer for a 501c3 nonprofit.  She is looking forward to a move from West Tennessee to East Tennessee in the extremely near future.  She is married to a very-soon-to-be-retired Firefighter, has five adult children and one beautiful, 17-month-old, perfect granddaughter. 

Grainne M. McManus

Grainne McManus is a graduate of FINE Mortuary College. She is currently a full time Funeral Director in Boston and the surrounding areas.

Kevin Koch

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin has over 30 years’ experience managing and consulting with companies in various industries, including manufacturing, finance, not for profit and education. He has been the President of FINE Mortuary College since 2017. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from D’Youville College and an Associates Degree in Accounting from Bryant & Stratton.

Laura Hewey

Dean of Administration/Chief Operating Officer/
Title IX Coordinator

Laura E. Hewey is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Massachusetts with over 5 years of experience in the field.  She completed her Associates in Applied Science in Funeral Service from FINE Mortuary College where she has continued to serve as a part of Administration. She was recently accepted into the Psychology program at Johnson & Wales University where she will complete her Bachelors of Science in Psychology.  In her free time, Laura likes to read, write, and spend time with her rescue dog, Shakira.

Kimberly Duran

Financial Aid Director & Bookkeeper

Kimberly Duran has over 7 years of experience in assisting students with filing, receiving, and managing financial aid.  Prior to coming to FINE Mortuary College, she served in the financial aid office at Rhode Island College and MTTI.  When she is not serving as the primary FAFSA contact for students she enjoys strength training and duckpin bowling. 

Julie Drummey

Marketing Director

Julie Drummey has over two decades of experience in marketing and advertising, including 10 years in Boston radio, and 12 years running her own business as a marketing, advertising, and social media specialist for a number of prominent clients, including FINE Mortuary College, where she began consulting in 2018.  Julie loves a challenge, and her enthusiasm for developing creative ideas and strategies to meet goals and objectives has been key to her success, and to the success of her clients.

Melissa A. Cyfers

Melissa A. Cyfers is a lifelong practitioner of funeral service with over 20 years experience.  Before coming to FINE Mortuary College she practiced as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in West Virginia as well as serving as an instructor in the higher education setting.  Melissa recently obtained her funeral director and embalmer license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and completed all requirements to earn her CFSP designation.  She holds a Master’s in Biological Sciences and recently graduated with her Doctorate in Education.  Her EdD is in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis area in Educational Methodologies and Technology.

Amanda Bazinet

Executive Administrator

Amanda Bazinet comes to FINE Mortuary College with over ten years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, serving in both organizational and management roles.   Amanda resides in Rhode Island with her husband Richard and two cats, Mustang and Gloria, along with raising various breeds of chickens.  In her free time Amanda serves as the Girls Ministry Coordinator and teaches children’s ministry at her local church.  She enjoys planting dahlias, building puzzles and spending time enjoying nature.

Job Description

Mar 22, 2022

Funeral Director

Hobbs Funeral Home

Position Description:
Hobbs Funeral Home is seeking a licensed Funeral Director to join our highly skilled staff. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to be a part of a privately owned and operated 3rd generation funeral home & Cremation Service that has been dedicated to serving families since 1941.

Headquartered in South Portland, Maine our tag line reads: “A family caring for families”, and we truly believe that is our calling. During a time of need, we believe everyone deserves the most caring service and attention to detail.

Hobbs Funeral Home is a company that is growing, dynamic, innovative, and focused completely on providing families with the highest quality funeral services. We offer growth potential, a professional and supportive work environment and competitive salary.

What is Required:

  • The funeral director is responsible for handling the final arrangements in a professional, caring manner consistent with the wishes of the family and the standards.
  • Will handle all aspects of conducting funeral services, associated paperwork, meeting with families, burials, ship/drive outs and pre-need sales.
  • Must be licensed in or willing to obtain a Funeral Director’s License in Maine.
  • Will share in week and weekend on-call duties.
  • Capable of embalming, dressing, Casketing, Cosmetics Etc.
  • Ability to process the necessary paperwork/documentation (Example – Embalming report).
  • Ability to lead/direct staff when necessary to perform a high-quality funeral.
  • Evaluate premises before services and visiting hours.
  • The Funeral Director in charge of the funeral service must help the family set up and ensure the family is taken care of during visiting hours.
  • Monitor A/R Report- Responsible for follow up with family.
  • All Funeral Directors should be used to walking through the funeral home to make sure everything looks neat and tidy, especially if we are slow, on a regular basis Maintain inventory (Prep Room, Showroom etc.) Monitor prep room cleanliness – Each team cleans prep room top to bottom on Wednesday when shift changes.
  • Make sure prep room is compliant with the state.
  • Able to perform body transfers. (Knowledge and physical ability) Strong customer service, compassion and caring.

Salary:

Our salaries are competitive and reflective of experience, licensing and the interview process.

Benefits:

  • Health & Dental Insurance paid by Hobbs Funeral Home – Dependents are the responsibility of employee.
  • One extra Week Pay – Yearly
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Vacation: Starts at two weeks, 3 weeks at 5 years (not retroactive – Prorated based on start date

Why Hobbs:

Hobbs Funeral Home an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws

Our highly trained staff will make appropriate, meaningful arrangements for every religious background and our philosophy is to guide families in a caring, understanding, and personalized way

Our philosophy is simple: We treat everyone with fairness, dignity, kindness and respect.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,981.00 – $85,431.00 per year

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off

Schedule:
8 hour shift
On call
Weekend availability

Education:
Associate (Required)

Experience:
Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
Funeral directing: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:
Driver’s License (Required)
Funeral Director License (Required)
Work Location: Multiple Locations
 

Contact Name: Randall Hobbs
Funeral Home: Hobbs Funeral Home
Phone: 207-799-4472
Email: randall@hobbsfh.com
Position Title: Funeral Director 

Job Description

Apr 5, 2022

Licensed Embalmer /Apprentice Embalmer

Funeral Home: Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries (Los Angeles, CA )

Contact Name: Jenifer Salazar
Funeral Home: Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries
Phone: 3236279166
Email: jsalazar@forestlawn.com
Position Title: Licensed Embalmer /Apprentice Embalmer Position Description:
*Sign-on bonus of $5,000  

Location: Los Angeles, CA 
 Forest Lawn has been an integral part of the beautiful Southern California community, helping families at their most difficult times. We are actively seeking Licensed and Apprentice Embalmers within our six locations.  

Join our team of talented individuals who are caring and compassionate about this unique and noble profession. Our professionals are entrusted with delivering quality and ethical service while safeguarding the dignity of human remains. Our work environment is centered on embracing teamwork and we encourage each other to be our best selves and grow each day! 

Reasons why you should apply to Forest Lawn:  Competitive salaries, with annual merit increases Career advancement opportunities Flexible schedules Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision) Starting 15 days of paid vacation,11 paid holidays, paid time-off 100% tuition reimbursement, up to $5,250/year Free Life and Supplemental Life Insurance Free Long Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Employee referral bonuses Retirement Plans: 
100% paid for by Forest Lawn
401(k) Plan with Matching Program 


Required Qualifications  
Licensed Embalmer:  
Current valid State Embalmer License
Completed apprenticeship and licensed to perform duties as a Licensed Embalmer defined by a designated state.  
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school within Mortuary Science or Embalming. 

Apprentice Embalmer:  
Successful completion of an accredited Mortuary Science program Ability to register as an apprentice embalmer 

To apply, visit our website here:  Forest Lawn Mortuary Openings 

Meet Rose! Mortuary Supervisor-Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills:  Click here  

For questions, contact our recruitment team (8am-5pm/PST) at (323)340-4575 or visit our website at www.forestlawn.com/careers.  

* $2,500 to be received upon start of employment and $2,500 to be received upon successful completion of 180 days. 

Hollywood Hills – FD 904 

Job Description

Apr 5, 2022

Registered Funeral Home Apprentice/Embalmer

Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory (Cranston, RI)

About us: Family owned and operated funeral home since 1906 with an on-site crematory. The Nardolillo Funeral Home is a high volume funeral home searching for a qualified  apprentice embalmer interested in a great chance to gain hands on experience in the mortuary field.

Position Description: Outstanding and exciting opportunity for a full-time funeral home apprentice embalmer interested in learning the skills and techniques necessary to become a Licensed Embalmer.  Funeral service experience is not required but candidates must be willing to work hard and as part of a team to demonstrate a sincere commitment to caring for the families we serve.

Qualifications:  All candidates must be enrolled in schooling for Funeral Director/Embalmer or possess a valid Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice license.

Responsibilities:

  • Embalm, cosmetize, prepare, dress, and casket deceased
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75lbs
  • Maintain a safe and sterile preparatory environment
  • Demonstrate ability to act with a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional attitude, demeanor, and appearance

Job Type: Full-Time Position

Salary/Pay commensurate with education and experience

Contact: To learn more about us, please visit www.nardolillofh.com. Interested candidates should submit a resume to Marie Brengle, Marie@nardolillofh.com

Job Description

Apr 5, 2022

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Varnum Funeral Home, Inc. (West Brookfield, MA) & Charbonneau Funeral Home (Ware, MA)

We are looking to expand our team of professionals – become a full time Funeral Director/Embalmer at Varnum Funeral Home, Inc. (West Brookfield, MA) & Charbonneau Funeral Home (Ware, MA).

Don’t work 60 hours a week! Enjoy a 35-hour weekly office schedule and relax with two out of three weekends off/not on-call. Attitude, commitment, and quality of work are more important to us than the number of years worked in the industry.

We are a family owned and operated organization made up of a world class team of men and women.

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional support to our families at their time of need, and by supporting our community through education regarding funeral services. Our facilities utilize the newest technologies and equipment to provide our staff with the highest quality work environment. We are looking for a long-term fit with someone who has a proven track record of working as a team player, and can provide the highest levels of family satisfaction.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Meet with client families to listen, guide and arrange meaningful personalized services, at need or pre-planning
  • Works on-call/first call, as needed
  • Perform removals and assist families while on-call/first call and during regular office hours
  • Conduct and attend services regularly
  • Direct staff to ensure they meet a high standard of professionalism and service level
  • Ensure all files and documentation are timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Utilize systems to review merchandise options, enter contracts and complete necessary forms
  • Maintain open and effective communication and accurate, up-to-date client files
  • Participate in community events, groups and/or organizations as needed

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Funeral Director/Embalmer preferred
  • Ability to perform transfers lifting up to 100 pounds
  • Holds or has the ability to obtain, within 90 days, a valid Funeral Director/Embalmer License in Massachusetts
  • Holds or has the ability to obtain, within 90 days, a valid Massachusetts Resident Individual Life Insurance Producers License.
  • Valid State issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in growing market share through community involvement

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Long Term/Short Term Disability, AD&D Basic & Supplemental and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Safe Harbor Match and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Salary commensurate with education, experience & drive

Email your resume to greg.t.buckley@gmail.com.

Job Description

Apr 8, 2022

Office Manager And Funeral Director/Apprentice

COMEAU Funeral Home (Haverhill, MA)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Answering phones
  • Greeting and working with families 
  • Coordinating staff schedules
  • Working in the VIP State Death Registration System 
  • Working with City Clerks and Burial Agents
  • All other aspects of working in a funeral home office
  • Dressing, Casketing and set up
  • Assisting the Funeral Director and Staff prepping decedents 
  • Working on Funerals

This position is available immediately and is a part time to full time position 

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of computer 
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Willing to work weekends when necessary 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits

Interested applicants should contact Debbie Weaver or Kevin B. Comeau at kevincomeau1@aol.com .  

Job Description

Apr 27, 2022

Registered Apprentice

Funeral Home in Massachusetts

Funeral Home in Massachusetts located on the South Shore Seeks Registered Apprentice with basic embalming skills or newly licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer for the operation of our Care Center. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated with exceptional organizational skills.

Our firm is a large growing business and offers a comprehensive pay/benefits package along with opportunities for growth.

Interested applicants may submit a resume to sshorefh@gmail.com attn: J. LaForest.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description

May 4, 2022

Funeral Director

Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory (Erie, PA)

Company Details:  Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory has conducted services for nearly 50,000 people in the Erie area since their opening in 1894. Over their nearly 130 years in business, they have remained dedicated to their goal of providing families with funeral services that are meaningful, appropriate, and affordable.  

Qualifications:
Brugger Funeral Home is looking for an experienced Funeral Director who will uphold the organization’s dedication to and pride in serving families in Erie and the surrounding area.

Reporting directly to the Brugger family managing partners, this role will be responsible for the following duties:

Removal, embalming, dressing, and preparation of deceased bodies Meeting with families on an as needed and pre-need basis to arrange funerals Overseeing completion of necessary legal documents, obituary submission, ordering goods and services as required Funeral and visitation detail which includes but is not limited to greeting guests and opening doors, lining up processionals, preparing necessary printing, setting up and tearing down chapel, flowers, and funeral parlor before and after services Follow up with families post-funeral

Requirements:
A minimum of five to ten years of funeral home experience Valid Pennsylvania funeral director’s license or ability to obtain one if working in another state Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and ability to be insured commercially Professional appearance and impeccable people skills Excellent verbal and written communication and attention to detail

Benefits:
In addition to a competitive salary, Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory offer the following benefits: Health insurance, Profit sharing, Paid vacation, Clothing allowance

Brugger Funeral Home has hired Decision Associates to assist in their recruiting process. 

Interested candidates should apply online at: https://apply.workable.com/decisionassociates/j/8B87B6A192/apply/

For additional questions, please reach out to Amanda Kochirka at amandakochirka@decisionassociates.net

Job Description

May 10, 2022

Licensed Funeral Director

Bibber Memorial Chapel (Kennebunk, ME)

Company Details:  Bibber Memorial Chapel is a family owned, independent funeral home based in Kennebunk, ME, a fifty-year member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes with offices located in Alfred, Wells and Berwick, ME. We are looking to hire two funeral directors to join our awesome team. The successful candidates will be joining a team of professionals that focus on serving our families with compassion and a dedication of bringing each family’s wishes of personal customized services to fruition.

Bibber Memorial Chapel has an 84- year history of providing personalized services to its families, enjoys a strong reputation of being community centered, and many of our employees have had long-term careers with us.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based upon skills and experience
  • SEP retirement plan
  • Healthcare
  • Clothing allowance
  • Sharing of on-call schedule
  • Endeavors to balance work/life commitments
  • Encourages opportunities for professional growth

The Communities we serve are located in Southern Maine, 20 minutes to Portland and an hour and a half to Boston, encompassing many coastal beaches and freshwater ponds, nearby nature preserves and associated hiking trails. The area also hosts sporting events, the arts and quality educational opportunities. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a close- knit team of dedicated professionals, we would like to talk with you!  

Please send all confidential inquiries to Douglas R. Bibber dougb@bibberfuneral.com

Bibber Memorial Chapel
67 Summer St. 
Kennebunk, ME 04043
207-985-2752    

Job Description

May 18, 2022

Office Manager

Confidential – South Shore

Office Hours 8-5 Monday-Friday (can be flexible to candidate)

Job Duties:

  • Answering calls
  • Keep detailed and accurate messages/requests made from clients or funeral associates
  • Ability to operate a multi-line phone system
  • Welcome visitors
  • Receive /distribute mail/deliveries and documents
  • Take inventory of supplies and restock if needed

Technical Skills/Qualifications

  • Operate fax, copy and computer
  • MS Office Applications:  Word, Publisher, Excel, Paint and Outlook; along with a variety of funeral specific programs
  • Maintain the general office
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Punctual with strong attendance history

Interested candidates should reach out to Colleen Cronin at Bay Shore Staffing

Phone:  774-205-3334 / e-mail:  colleen@bayshorestaffing.com

Job Description

May 18, 2022

Full-Time Funeral Apprentice

Atlas Family Funeral Homes – NH & ME

Company Details:  Atlas Family Funeral Homes is looking for a full-time funeral apprentice to join our staff. We have multiple openings in our funeral homes in New Hampshire and Maine. The new hire must currently be attending or have attended mortuary school. He or she is primarily responsible for helping with removals, dressing and casketing, embalming, funeral services, light maintenance, and any other tasks assigned by the managing funeral director.

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate is someone who is professional in conduct and caring in nature. A good work ethic and ability to work with a team is a must. Night and weekend hours are required. We provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements.  We generally try to promote from within and encourage our apprentices to build their own connections to the local community. Extensive training and mentorship will be offered by our senior directors to develop a high level of service and business acumen.

Requirements:

  • Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
  • 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license in good standing with acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Professional attitude and willingness to work
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist funeral directors with funeral, memorial, and graveside services
  • Perform pick-ups, removals, and transportation as needed
  • Maintain friendly relationships with local area churches, community centers, hospices, and hospitals
  • General maintenance and cleaning of funeral home facilities
  • Help with embalming, dressing, and casketing
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation time
  • Relocation assistance

The candidate should expect to start as soon as possible. One week of paid training and orientation will be provided. Please submit resumes, cover letters, and questions to recruiting@atlasmemorial.com