Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.
Projected job openings through 2028
Greet people at the funeral home.
Perform a variety of tasks during funerals to assist funeral directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned.
Transport the deceased to the funeral home.
Direct or escort mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.
Close caskets at appropriate point in services.
Attend to the needs of the bereaved, such as by offering comfort, counseling, or after care programs.
Offer assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines.
Embalm, dress, cosmeticize, and casket the deceased.
Manage funeral home finances, including receiving payments, making bank deposits, or performing general bookkeeping duties.
Assist with cremations and the processing and packaging of cremated remains.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
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