C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home – West Columbia, Texas – full_time

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service > C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home – West Columbia, Texas – full_time

Position pays: $26-$31.00 per hour
We are seeking compassionate employees who use their creativity and talent to ensure each client family leaves our facilities saying, “That’s how I want to be remembered.”
The Funeral Director/Embalmer will be responsible for caring for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks including, embalming, removals and transfers, cosmetology, dressing, hair styling, and any other preparation required for the deceased. The successful candidate will have a current license in the applicable state and knowledge of the current regulations related to the funeral industry.

Essential Functions and Competencies:

-Ensures every client family is presented with all service and merchandise options
-Contributes to the overall efficiency of the location by maintaining open and effective communication and maintaining accurate and timely client files
-Acts to improve market share through participation in community events, groups and/or organizations and other community relationships as assigned by your supervisor
-Carries out other projects/duties as assigned i.e. car washing, building/equipment repair, pre-need arrangement planning
-Works on-call/first call, in rotation as assigned i.e. phone, face to face, at the hospital, hospice, residence
-Initial transfers of decedents, embalms, dresses, cosmetizes, caskets and prepares deceased on as needed basis (per appropriate licensing) to the instructions obtained from the family
-Meets with client families to listen, educate and arrange personalized funeral services and ensures their experience with the business is of the highest quality
-Completes tasks and details resulting from the Arrangement Conference
-Ensures proper paperwork, including permits and certificates are completed timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations
-Conducts and attends funeral services regularly
-Lead all post service follow-up as needed

Required Education and Experience:
-Current license or certification if required by state regulations
-2+ years of funeral industry experience
-Understanding of the services and products available
-Professional communication skills
-Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner
-Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry