Sample Funeral Director Resume

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Steven Adams
561 Rose Street,
Cambridge,
MA, 02138
222-222-2222
[email]

Summary
An experienced mortuary service provider who performed a variety of tasks involved in holding appropriate and solemn rites during funeral services for family of the deceased; has great familiarity of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services essential in ensuring that quality standards are met and the memory of deceased individuals are given importance; expertise in planning, administration and coordination with other service providers to ensure proper funeral service provision which included proper casket placing, chapel and priest booking, floral, music and lights arrangement; provision of mourner escorts, casket closing, and issuance and storage of funeral equipment.

Professional Experience:

Funeral DirectorJanuary 2007 – Present
Baxter Memorial Gardens, Mountain Home, Arkansas
Responsibilities:

  • Handled organization, placements and facilitation of funeral rites.
  • Performed supervisory monitoring regarding embalming and burial or cremation of the dead.
  • Planned and arranged actual funeral ceremony.
  • Coordinated funeral services and burials with other third party service providers such as florists, real estate personnel, musicians etc..
  • Gathered information needed for securing death certificates and published death notices or obituary to newspapers.
  • Discussed the details of the funeral services, including selection of caskets, with the family of the deceased.

Funeral DirectorJune 2004– January 2007
Pillsbury Funeral Homes, North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Responsibilities:

  • Handled organization, placements and facilitation of funeral rites.
  • Arranged funeral service and burials on being notified of a death.
  • Planned and arranged funeral services and rites based on religion, theme and mode of burial, including cremation.
  • Offered crematory services, urns and other online services as a part of customer service initiatives.
  • Gathered information needed for the death certificate.
  • Published newspapers death notices.
  • Helped family set the time and location for burial.
  • Arranged members of the clergy to conduct any religious services.

Funeral AttendantFebruary 1999 – May 2001
Pillsbury Funeral Homes, North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Responsibilities:

  • Handled organization, placements and facilitation of funeral rites.
  • Performed supervisory monitoring regarding embalming and burial or cremation of the dead.
  • Planned and arranged actual funeral ceremony.
  • Coordinated funeral services and burials with other third party service providers such as florists, real estate personnel, musicians etc..
  • Gathered information needed for securing death certificates and published death notices or obituary to newspapers.
  • Discussed the details of the funeral services, including selection of caskets, with the family of the deceased.

Funeral DirectorJune 2004– January 2007
Pillsbury Funeral Homes, North Brookfield, Massachusetts

Education
Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science
Indiana University, IN, 1999

Skills:

  • Excellent counseling skills
  • Proficiency in both oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer relations skill
  • Knowledgeable in human psychology
  • Proficiency in computer applications related to work
  • Knowledgeable in applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • Customer and Personal Service

Awards and Affiliations
Licensed Embalmers and Funeral Director, State of Louisiana, 2000

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