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Human Services

Embalmers

Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.

Salary Breakdown

Embalmers

Average

$35,980

ANNUAL

$17.3

HOURLY

Entry Level

$29,290

ANNUAL

$14.08

HOURLY

Mid Level

$34,420

ANNUAL

$16.55

HOURLY

Expert Level

$39,550

ANNUAL

$19.02

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Embalmers

4

Current Available Jobs

90

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Embalmers

Degree Recommendations


 Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Top Expected Tasks

Embalmers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Embalmers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Biology

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Embalmers

  • Embalmer
    Foundation Partners Group    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 11 days    

    Revolutionizing the funeral industry means blazing new trails, creating new ideas, developing strong relationships, preserving legacies, and compassionately caring for Families. With over 200 locations across the country, Foundation Partners Group is continuing to expand our reach, but we only do this with exceptional team members ready to embrace the future of the funeral industry.

    Our Team Members are vital to the health of our funeral homes, and we value the insight, ideas, and passion they bring every day to compassionately care for our Families. FPG is transforming the funeral industry one life, one family, and one community at a time. Join us as we revolutionize the funeral industry across the nation.

    We currently have an opening for an Embalmer at Tucson Decedent Care Center in Tucson, AZ .

    Role and Responsibilities:

    Company/Financial:

    + Supports the company’s commitment to the 5 Unique Truths by demonstrating the utmost professionalism and ethical behavior

    + Understands and adheres to Company standard operating procedures and guidelines as outlined

    + Agrees to and supports Company policies/procedures as described in the FPG Policy/Procedure manual

    + Models and demonstrates a positive attitude and harassment-free working environment

    + Completes all required learning and development outlined by the company

    + Presents every client family with all service and merchandise options – Every Family, Every Option, Every Time

    + 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 organizations and other community relationships as assigned by your supervisor

    + Carries out additional projects/duties as assigned, i.e. car washing, building/equipment repair, pre-need arrangement planning

    Team Members:

    + Oversees all Team Members participating in services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their role and is professionally representing the location

    + Communicates to appropriate Team Members areas of successful performance and performance needing improvement to meet business expectations

    Client Families:

    + Works on-call/first call, in rotation as assigned, i.e. phone, face to face, at the hospital, hospice, residence

    + Transfers decedents, embalms, dresses, caskets and prepares deceased on an 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

    + Utilizes systems/technology, i.e. Matthews/Aurora Advisor in place to review merchandise options, enter contracts and complete necessary forms at the time of arrangement conversation

    + Completes tasks and details resulting from the Arrangement Conference

    + Ensures proper paperwork, including permits and certificates, are completed timely and following relevant laws and regulations

    + Conducts and attends funeral services regularly

    + Lead all post-service follow-up as needed

    Required Education and Technical Skills:

    + High School diploma or the equivalent

    + Valid state-issued Embalmer license (as per state licensing requirement)

    + Completed Mortuary School

    + A minimum of one (1) year experience in Customer Service

    + At least one (1) year of work experience – funeral industry preferred

    + Valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record

    + Proficient computer skills in MS Office – Outlook, Word, clocking in/out, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

    + Keep all licenses and continuing education requirements current and in good standing

    + Experience in making an initial transfer of decedent and funeral arrangements

    + Ability to do decedent care, i.e. embalming (per state requirements)

    + Strong organizational skills to include time management

    + Excellent oral communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal, and external customers, community leaders, clergy and client families

    + Excellent written communication including attention to detail and follow-through

    + Ability to collect funds at the time of arrangement conference

    + Able to multi-task – i.e., enter data into company POS while interacting with a client family member/s

    + Able to safely operate a company vehicle with a valid state-issued driver’s license

    + Ability to move, push and pull heavy weighted items up to 150 lbs. in a safe manner

    + Ability to stand for two (2) or more hours without rest

    Team Member Benefits Include:

    + Entry-level and experienced professionals; students and veterans – we offer complete career paths regardless of your career and life stage

    + Unique ShareLife® technology lets you create one-of-a-kind life celebrations for the families you serve

    + Competitive salaries and performance incentives

    + Team member referral bonus program

    + Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance

    + Vacation, sick and holiday pay

    + 401k with company match

    + Company-paid life insurance, long-term disability, and short-term disability


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Funeral Director/Embalmer
    Foundation Partners Group    Oro Valley, AZ 85737
     Posted 11 days    

    Revolutionizing the funeral industry means blazing new trails, creating new ideas, developing strong relationships, preserving legacies, and compassionately caring for Families. With over 200 locations across the country, Foundation Partners Group is continuing to expand our reach, but we only do this with exceptional team members ready to embrace the future of the funeral industry.

    Our Team Members are vital to the health of our funeral homes, and we value the insight, ideas, and passion they bring every day to compassionately care for our Families. FPG is transforming the funeral industry one life, one family, and one community at a time. Join us as we revolutionize the funeral industry across the nation.

    We currently have an opening for a Funeral Director/Embalmer at Adair Avalon Chapel in Oro Valley, AZ . Th e Funeral Director/Embalmer manages all phases of the funeral arrangement from setting up funeral services to final disposition. The Funeral Director interacts directly with client families, making all arrangements, handling all aspects of the service, and ensuring the client's family receives a flawless experience that captures, acknowledges, and shares the life purpose of their loved one.

    Role and Responsibilities:

    Company/Financial:

    + Supports the company’s commitment to the 5 Unique Truths by demonstrating the utmost professionalism and ethical behavior

    + Understands and adheres to Company standard operating procedures and guidelines as outlined

    + Agrees to and supports Company policies/procedures as described in the FPG Policy/Procedure manual

    + Models and demonstrates a positive attitude and harassment-free working environment

    + Completes all required learning and development outlined by the company

    + Presents every client family with all service and merchandise options – Every Family, Every Option, Every Time

    + 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 organizations and other community relationships as assigned by your supervisor

    + Carries out additional projects/duties as assigned, i.e. car washing, building/equipment repair, pre-need arrangement planning

    Team Members:

    + Oversees all Team Members participating in services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their role and is professionally representing the location

    + Communicates to appropriate Team Members areas of successful performance and performance needing improvement to meet business expectations

    Client Families:

    + Works on-call/first call, in rotation as assigned, i.e. phone, face to face, at the hospital, hospice, residence

    + Transfers decedents, embalms, dresses, caskets and prepares deceased on an 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

    + Utilizes systems/technology, i.e. Matthews/Aurora Advisor in place to review merchandise options, enter contracts and complete necessary forms at the time of arrangement conversation

    + Completes tasks and details resulting from the Arrangement Conference

    + Ensures proper paperwork, including permits and certificates, are completed timely and following relevant laws and regulations

    + Conducts and attends funeral services regularly

    + Lead all post-service follow-up as needed

    Required Education and Technical Skills:

    + High School diploma or the equivalent

    + Valid state-issued Funeral Director/Embalmer license (as per state licensing requirement)

    + Completed Mortuary School

    + A minimum of one (1) year experience in Customer Service

    + At least one (1) year of work experience – funeral industry preferred

    + Valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record

    + Proficient computer skills in MS Office – Outlook, Word, clocking in/out, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

    + Keep all licenses and continuing education requirements current and in good standing

    + Experience in making an initial transfer of decedent and funeral arrangements

    + Ability to do decedent care, i.e. embalming (per state requirements)

    + Strong organizational skills to include time management

    + Excellent oral communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal, and external customers, community leaders, clergy and client families

    + Excellent written communication including attention to detail and follow-through

    + Ability to collect funds at the time of arrangement conference

    + Able to multi-task – i.e., enter data into company POS while interacting with a client family member/s

    + Able to safely operate a company vehicle with a valid state-issued driver’s license

    + Ability to move, push and pull heavy weighted items up to 150 lbs. in a safe manner

    + Ability to stand for two (2) or more hours without rest

    Team Member Benefits Include:

    + Entry-level and experienced professionals; students and veterans – we offer complete career paths regardless of your career and life stage

    + Unique ShareLife® technology lets you create one-of-a-kind life celebrations for the families you serve

    + Competitive salaries and performance incentives

    + Team member referral bonus program

    + Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance

    + Vacation, sick and holiday pay

    + 401k with company match

    + Company-paid life insurance, long-term disability, and short-term disability


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Embalmer
    SCI Shared Resources, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 14 days    

    Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

    Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

    Performs all embalming activities of the deceased correctly and respectfully.

    **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include: verifying identification and embalming authorization; performing restorations; completing removals and transfers; dressing, styling hair and or applying cosmetics, and; any other preparation required for human remains

    + Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

    + Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

    + Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

    + Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

    + Assists with chemical and supply inventory

    + Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

    + Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct

    **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

    **Education**

    + High school diploma or equivalent

    + Graduation from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law

    **Experience**

    + Embalmer, Apprentice experience as required by state/provincial law

    + 2 years of experience in a 200-call minimum/year funeral firm embalming facility preferred

    **Licenses**

    + Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

    + Current state/province issued driver’s license

    **Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Acceptable driving record

    + Ability to lift over 75 pounds

    + Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

    + High level of compassion and integrity

    + Good communication skills

    + Problem solving skills

    Postal Code: 85009

    Category (Portal Searching): Operations

    Job Location: US-AZ - Phoenix

    **Req ID:** Req.104124

    **Position Type:** Full time

    **Who we are. What we do.**

    We are a company committed to supporting families at difficult times. Nowhere will you find a group of caregivers and teams more passionate about the work they do or more invested in the well-being of the families they serve.

    The Dignity Memorial name is a symbol of trust and a mark of excellence. As the largest provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services in North America, we're dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of every loved one with professionalism, compassion and attention to detail that is second to none.

    _"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates._

    **Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V**

    SCI Shared Resources, LLC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.

    On request, we will seek to provide appropriate accessibility options to all applicants with disabilities.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Funeral Director/Embalmer
    SCI Shared Resources, LLC    Bullhead City, AZ 86439
     Posted 21 days    

    Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

    Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

    Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and interment to assist families following the loss of a loved one. Implements choices made by the families or legal representative regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Interacts with the family to fulfill death care needs.

    **JOB** **RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + 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

    **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

    **Education**

    + High School diploma or equivalent

    + Completion of 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

    **Experience**

    + Embalmer, Apprentice or Funeral Director, Apprentice as required by state/provincial law

    + 2 years directly related experience preferred

    **Certification/Licenses**

    + Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

    + Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

    **Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs.

    + Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

    + High level of compassion and integrity

    + Good communication skills

    + Problem solving skills

    + Ability to multi task and set priorities

    + Detail oriented

    Postal Code: 86442

    Category (Portal Searching): Operations

    Job Location: US-AZ - Bullhead City

    **Req ID:** Req.101317

    **Position Type:** Full time

    **Who we are. What we do.**

    We are a company committed to supporting families at difficult times. Nowhere will you find a group of caregivers and teams more passionate about the work they do or more invested in the well-being of the families they serve.

    The Dignity Memorial name is a symbol of trust and a mark of excellence. As the largest provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services in North America, we're dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of every loved one with professionalism, compassion and attention to detail that is second to none.

    _"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates._

    **Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V**

    SCI Shared Resources, LLC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.

    On request, we will seek to provide appropriate accessibility options to all applicants with disabilities.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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