Funeral Attendant Resume Samples

A Funeral Attendant undertakes a variety of tasks during the funeral service. The job duties typically listed on the Funeral Attendant Resume include the following – placing caskets in chapel or parlor before the service begins, arranging floral and lights around the casket, escorting and directing mourners, closing casket, issuing funeral equipment, and assisting patrons with entering and exiting vehicles. The job description also includes obtaining burial permits and registering deaths; assisting mourners in making donations to the deceased’s family, and preparing necessary administrative documents.

While the job duties may vary widely, the skills needed are common and include the following – an interest to work and develop in the field of mortuary science, experience working in customer service, the ability to lift and move heavy items; willingness to work during weekends, and holidays; and knowledge of burial practices and customs. Most of the job applicants don’t have any kind of formal education other than a high school diploma or GED.

Funeral Attendant Resume example

Funeral Attendant Resume

Objective : Seeking an entry-level position in an organization that will utilize experience, education and skills to the fullest.

Skills : Fork lift driver , Inventory management.

Description :

    1. Assisted in funeral services and visitation including greeting of visitors, coordinating pallbearers, arranging transport and parking.
    2. Closed caskets at the appropriate point in services. Greet people at the funeral home.
    3. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapels in which the funerals are being held.
    4. Cleaned and drove funeral vehicles, such as cars or hearses, in funeral processions.
    5. Carried flowers to hears or limousines for transportation to places of internment.
    6. Offered assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines.
    7. Conducted business-related errands such as picking up or delivering death certificates, office supplies, funeral service personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice


Funeral Attendant I Resume

Objective : Working with senior citizens in the dining service. Goal in life is to become a Funeral Director and own funeral home. This will be the most humbling experience for getting to know funeral home and working funerals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed various tasks relating to funerals and visitations and assisting funeral directors to ensure services run per expectations.
    2. Created and distributed of tribute cards, guest books, and prayer cards. Drives limousines, mortuary vans, and hearses.
    3. Answered phones greet mourners, and assists to make the service as stress-free and comforting to the bereaved as possible.
    4. Funeral proceeded and rituals of Catholic and Greek Orthodox services and, to a lesser extent, other religions.
    5. Transferred the deceased to funeral homes. Placed caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.
    6. Assisted passengers in and out of limousine with special emphasis and patience is given to the handicapped and elderly.
    7. Assisted with funerals acting as an usher, handing out service folders, placing and closing caskets, greeting visitors and making them comfortable.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Social Sciences


Funeral Attendant/Representative Resume

Summary : A self-starter and quick learner. Detail-oriented worker with administrative experience. Versatile skill set with experience in customer service, sales, written and oral communication.

Skills : Microsoft, Customer Service, Word.

Description :

    1. Offered assistance to mourners as they entered or exited their vehicle.
    2. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals were being held.
    3. Closed caskets at the appropriate points in services. Cleaned and drove funeral vehicles in a funeral procession.
    4. Carried flowers to funeral vehicles for transportation to places of internment.
    5. Provided service in services and visitations Drive various services vehicles Set up for visitations and services. 
    6. Provided the utmost care and compassion for each family member Assisted with other associates in their own work Keep confidential information.
    7. Assisted with funerals, family consultants, program developers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Funeral Attendant II Resume

Headline : Energetic, results-driven professional with experience in the customer service field. Track record of conferring with customers via telephone or in person to provide information about products or services.

Skills : Clerical, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed a variety of tasks during funerals to assist funeral directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned.
    2. Offered assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines. Close caskets at the appropriate point in services.
    3. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.
    4. Placed caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.
    5. Cleaned and drove funeral vehicles, such as cars or hearses, in funeral processions.
    6. Serviced Cremation operations Body removal services Hearse and cargo van driver Technical audio and visual skills.
    7. Assisted the bereaved to ensure that their loved ones are remembered in a traditional and professional manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Funeral Attendant/Executive Resume

Headline : Hard working employee with excellent organizational and communication skills, eager to excel in a position that will benefit employer as well as affording the opportunity to grow in knowledge.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Team Player, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Assisted with working funerals. Skills Used Listening, patience and understanding.
    2. Greeted families in a professional manner and being there for them on one of the worse days of their lives.
    3. Performed a variety of tasks during funerals and visitations to assist funeral directors and ensure that services run smoothly. 
    4. Greeted client families and other persons entering the office for information and assistance.
    5. Assisted With Funerals, Removals, Worked With Families, Customer Service, Crematory Assistant.
    6. Assisted in memorial and graveside services. Shadowed in the embalming and preparation of the body.
    7. Assisted in transportation from the hospital to the funeral home.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Elementary Education

Funeral Attendant/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic professional offering relevant experience and advanced health care training. Resourceful and creative problem solver, able to quickly and correctly troubleshoot accounting and client based issues.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Office 360, Customer Service, Analytical skills.

Description :

    1. Directed and escorted mourners during a viewing or funeral.
    2. Effectively identified and responded to client need through exemplary communication.
    3. Resourcefully managed parlor room, by setting up and tearing down equipment.
    4. Directed clients to appropriate locations within the facility.
    5. Provided transportation services for mourners to funeral chapels.
    6. Represented for the funeral home during a viewing or funeral.
    7. Helped families during their time of grief are incredibly rewarding.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Science

Jr. Funeral Attendant Resume

Objective : Experience in Correctional Enforcement, management and as a crematory operator as well as general Funeral Home work. Very fast learner, as well as a hard worker.

Skills : Inventory Management, Budgets, Administrative Duties.

Description :

    1. Helped carry flowers to funeral vehicles to transport into places of internment.
    2. Attended places the casket in the parlor or chapel before the funeral service.
    3. Arranged flowers or lights around the casket. Offered assistance to mourners upon entering or exiting limousines.
    4. Helped the Funeral Director close the casket during the appropriate point of the service.
    5. Removal of remains, worked services, assisting with embalming.
    6. Assisted the funeral director to ensure funeral and wake services are efficiently run Maintain and drive funeral home vehicles 
    7. Acted as a greeter and offer assistance to mourners when needed. Helped with transferring the deceased to a funeral home.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Law Enforcement

Lead Funeral Attendant Resume

Summary : To obtain a full time skill-focused, cleaning position with the opportunity to grow and advance within the company.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel Certified.

Description :

    1. Greeted people at the funeral home and offered assistance to mourners as they entered and exited limousines.
    2. Closed caskets at appropriate points in services. Transferred the deceased to funeral homes.
    3. Placed caskets in parlors and chapels prior to wakes or funerals.
    4. Cleaned and drove funeral vehicles, such as cars or hearses, in funeral processions.
    5. Cleaned and maintained the appearance of the funeral home.
    6. Dampened cloths and replaced dirty table cloths.
    7. Drove the hearse, family limousine or another vehicle in the funeral cortege and/or other funeral related activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Associate Funeral Attendant Resume

Headline : Resourceful and creative problem solver, able to quickly and correctly troubleshoot accounting and client based issues. Customer-focused and adapts at exceeding consumer expectations.

Skills : Team Work, Community Organization, Disaster Services.

Description :

    1. Offered assistance to mourners as they enter or exit limousines.
    2. Closed caskets at the appropriate point in services. Obtain burial permits and register deaths.
    3. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.
    4. Placed caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.
    5. Assisted family members of the deceased as necessary. Skills Used Clerical, professional courtesy, telephone skills.
    6. Cleaned and drove funeral vehicles such as cars or hearse in funeral processions.
    7. Maintained a friendly attitude while offering assistance and guidance to all persons entering the location.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Secondary Education

Asst. Funeral Attendant Resume

Summary : Inspires others to work at their highest level. Able to generate enthusiasm in others. Quickly learn and comprehend new systems and methods.

Skills : Bookkeeping, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Closed caskets at the appropriate point in services. Obtain burial permits and register deaths.
    2. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapels.
    3. Placed caskets in parlors or chapels prior to wakes or funerals.
    4. Arranged floral offerings or lights around caskets.
    5. Assisted with cremations and the processing and packaging of cremated remains.
    6. Directed or escorted mourners to parlors or chapel in which wakes or funerals are being held.
    7. Greeted and received client families and/or other persons entering the office for information and assistance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Education

Funeral Attendant Resume

Summary : To obtain the surgical technologist position at your facility as a focused and ambitious worker. Desire to pursue employment to further gain experience, while providing exceptional technology skill.

Skills : Public Speaking, Teaching, Great listener.

Description :

    1. Transported deceased from the hospital to the funeral home.
    2. Filled out the appropriate paperwork for the transportation of the deceased.
    3. Assisted in memorial and graveside services. Met with the families in the preparation for the services.
    4. Assisted in embalming and preparation of the body.
    5. Obtained and acquired information for obituaries, folders, and register books.
    6. Filed and sent out obituary notices for the newspaper, radio, and television.
    7. Offered assistance to mourners as they enter or exit. Close caskets at the appropriate point in service.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Surgical Technology