Funeral Director Resume Samples

Funeral directors also referred as morticians or undertakers; assist the family members in planning the funeral services. Typical duties listed in the Funeral director Resume include – preparing and preserving bodies before internment, helping the family in planning funeral services, performing embalming services, organizing wakes or memorial services, handling paperwork, placing obituary notices, submitting legal documents, training junior staff, arranging transportation for the deceased, and arranging pallbearers or clergies.

As the Funeral directors have to interact with deceased family members, it is highly necessary that these directors show empathy and compassion; they also should be proficient in math and accounting and make a display of sound management skills. They should have a deep understanding of embalming procedures and have good networking skills with logistics, decorators, and other related service personnel. Funeral directors have a bachelor’s degree in mortuary science and a valid license.

Funeral Director Resume example

Funeral Director Resume

Headline : Dedicated and technically skilled business professional with a versatile administrative support skill set, developed through; experience as a funeral director, secretary/ bookkeeper, administrative assistant and as a youth director.

Skills : Sales and Relationship Building.

Description :

    1. Informed survivors of benefits for which they may be eligible.
    2. Maintained financial records, order merchandise, and prepare accounts.
    3. Planed placement of caskets at funeral sites, and place and adjust lights, fixtures, and floral displays.
    4. Arranged for pallbearers, and inform pallbearers and honorary groups of their duties.
    5. Received people to their seats for services.
    6. Planed, scheduled and coordinated funerals, burials, and cremations, arranging such details as the time and place of services.
    7. Obtained information needed to complete legal documents such as death certificates and burial permits.
    8. Oversaw the preparation and care of the remains of people who have died.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Science


Funeral Director Resume

Headline : An honest, reliable, self motivated and trustworthy individual who is driven to provide substantial service to a professional company and the community. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, very organized and able to multi-task.

Skills : Licenced Funeral Director, Operator.

Description :

    1. Proficient used of proprietary computer systems and common business applications.
    2. Answered calls to act as first point of contact with heath facilities and decedent's family.
    3. Scheduled pick up and transport of decedent from place of passing.
    4. Consulted with families of the deceased regarding funeral arrangements.
    5. Ensured all company paper work and state documents are completed and filed to maintenance compliance with state laws and corporate policies.
    6. Scheduled and coordinated funeral services.
    7. Managed staff of up to 10 employees at funeral services.
    8. Collected payment for services and worked with insurance companies to ensure payment of insurance policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Funeral Director Resume

Headline : Empathetic funeral director offering expertise in funeral planning and helping families make difficult and emotional decisions. Caring to deliver exceptional and professional service to families in need. Committed to coordinating funeral services and offerings seamlessly to simplify the funeral and burial process for grieving families.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Conducted funerals, visitations and memorial services.
    2. Discussed the nature of the funeral service, the disposition of the remains and funeral costs with family members.
    3. Communicated with insurance companies to secure death benefits for the families of the deceased.
    4. Discussed pre-arranged funeral options and explained pricing to clients.
    5. Displayed the highest level of professionalism and sensitivity when dealing with grieving family members.
    6. Drafted and publish obituaries on behalf of families served.
    7. Closed and secured caskets and led funeral corteges to churches and burial sites.
    8. Secured and filed burial permits and made funeral arrangements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Science

Jr. Funeral Director Resume

Objective : Managed and lead multidisciplinary teams in the semiconductor industry. Strong problem solving skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Years of process control and centering. Managed production in a very face paced environment.

Skills : Office Management, Customer Service, Customer Relations, Welding, Security.

Description :

    1. Interacted with client families, providing assistance during visitations, funeral services, and memorial services.
    2. Dressed, performed cosmetic applications, casketed the deceased, and assisted with embalming procedure.
    3. Made arrangements with family including finalization of contracts.
    4. Certified Crematory Operator in state of Texas.
    5. Handle the entire cremation process including witness cremations.
    6. Responded to and solved client dissatisfaction.
    7. Directed funeral, graveside and memorial services.
    8. Picked up death certificates from doctor's office, and filed at proper county clerk.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS

Funeral Director III Resume

Summary : Compassionate and dedicated to helping families celebrate the lives of their loved ones and find closure through high-quality and individualized funeral services.

Skills : Microsoft office, Forklift Operator, Microsoft word, Excel, Ase certified, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Arranged funerals in a manner consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs.
    2. Scheduled funeral services, coordinated burials and arranged cremations.
    3. Led and directed funeral and graveside services.
    4. Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries.Processed death certificates in a timely and accurate manner.
    5. Casketed and cosmetized the deceased in preparation for visitations and burials.
    6. Arranged for clergy members to perform funeral services.
    7. Completed and filed all necessary legal documentation in a timely manner.
    8. Addressed all client questions and requests for information relating to funeral services and pricing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Funeral Director Resume

Summary : Excellent interpersonal skills. Collaborative team player with exceptional attention to detail and strong communication, time management and organizational abilities.

Skills : Windows, Director.

Description :

    1. Communicated with insurance companies to secure death benefits for the families of the deceased.
    2. Conducted more than 500 funerals, visitations and memorial services over the course of 6years.
    3. Discussed pre-arranged funeral options and explained pricing to clients.
    4. Interviewed, hired and trained 5 staff members.
    5. Promoted funeral service Merchandise such as caskets, urns, outer burial containers and flowers.
    6. Answered an average of 100 calls per day by addressing customer inquiries, solving problems and providing new product information.
    7. Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Funeral Director II Resume

Summary : Obtain a position as a team-player in a people-oriented organization where can maximize customer-service experience in a challenging environment to achieve the goals of the company.

Skills : Embalming.

Description :

    1. Properly handled decedents and care for them in the uniqueness of them.
    2. Met with grieving families to make funeral arrangements.
    3. Set-up payment arrangements for the funeral cost.
    4. Cleaned, dressed, cosmetics, hair dresser, casket human remains.
    5. Retrieved personal information to file death certificates.
    6. Advised survivors of benefit eligibility specifically life insurance coverage.
    7. Maintained records, order merchandise, and prepare accounts.
    8. Planed, scheduled and coordinated funerals, burial, and cremations, arranging such details as the time and place of service.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate In Science

Funeral Director I Resume

Summary : Funeral services professional who is highly meticulous and organized in day-to-day office management. Skilled in coordinating marketing and business needs. Seasoned and dedicated Funeral Director offering a broad range of experience in the funeral services industry with a private funeral homes.

Skills : Ability to lead effectively in a demanding, fast paced,.

Description :

    1. Consulted with the families of the deceased regarding final arrangements in a tactful manner.
    2. Arranged funerals in a manner consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs.
    3. Scheduled funeral services, coordinated burials and arranged cremations.
    4. Led and directed funeral and graveside services.
    5. Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries.
    6. Offered counseling and comfort to bereaved family members and friends.
    7. Processed death certificates in a timely and accurate manner.
    8. Casketed and cosmetized the deceased in preparation for visitations and burials.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Coursework

Funeral Director/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Seeking a position that will benefit from effective interpersonal skills and ability to contribute to a team-based organization as well as demonstrate leadership.

Skills : Jacks, Forklifts, Machine sanders.

Description :

    1. Trouble-shot technology and committed to lengthy hours.
    2. Conducted meetings and navigated adverse situations.
    3. Secured proper authorizations and legally filed state records.
    4. Created exceptional memorialization and produced written notices.
    5. Tailored services towards client's needs and instructed guests at services.
    6. Networked relationships between all parties in the funeral process and met with diverse populations.
    7. Assisted with the transfer and disposition of human remains and provided counsel to grieving families.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Funeral Director/Embalmer Resume

Summary : Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and internment to assist families achieve peace following the loss of a loved one. Provides exemplary personalized and professional service.

Skills : Funeral Director/Embalmer.

Description :

    1. Scheduled funeral services, coordinated burials and arranged cremations.
    2. Consulted with the families of the deceased regarding final arrangements in a tactful manner.
    3. Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries.
    4. Embalmed, casketed and applied cosmetics to the deceased in preparation for visitations and burials.
    5. Processed death certificates in a timely and accurate manner.
    6. Completed and filed all necessary legal documentations in a timely manner.
    7. Responsible for pick or delivery of deceased.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Biological Sciences