Job Opportunities

The University of Minnesota's Program of Mortuary Science is dedicated to supporting our students, graduates, and funeral service professionals.

To assist graduates, employers, and other Program stakeholders with workforce needs, we offer a free, online job posting service for positions relating to the practice of mortuary science. 

To advertise your job opening on our website, please complete our form HERE.

Non-Licensed Positions

9/10/2020 - Funeral Director Assistant

Mueller Memorial  "Saying a final goodbye is never easy. Mueller Memorial helps families honor their loved one and celebrate a life well-lived by sharing the memorable moments, experiences and relationships that defined that life with those who were part of it. We are dedicated to ensuring that family members or friend's memories are celebrated and cherished.

By doing this, we need a strong team. We currently have four licensed funeral directors. Now we are looking for support staff. Our directors always need helping hands. Whether it is helping with a visitation in the evening hours or driving the funeral coach for the service and burial. Hours vary week to week.

Our staff becomes family. If you are looking to join our ""family"", please reach out to us."

White Bear Lake and East St. Paul Funeral Director Assistant

Hard Working and Empathy

Entry level

Email your resume & cover letter to Mandy at

Mueller Memorial
835 Johnson Parkway
St. Paul MN 55106

7/23/2020 - Part-time Research Opportunity

Elaníf is a virtual work environment on a National scale, not a one-location company. This early-stage startup business looking for summer help. This is a part-time opportunity.

• Research potential solutions for slowing body decomposition. Company anticipates long delays between death and internment in its business model and needs to identify appropriate solutions.
• Research will include "esoteric" solutions such as mummification, plastination, and cryogenics among other options.
• Would work closely with and report into the company founder, who is not a mortuary sciences expert.

• Current mortuary sciences student or a program graduate with extra time.
• The right fit for this role is someone who can think "big picture" and is also comfortable rolling up their sleeves to research and propose ideas on addressing the underlying need.

Hourly pay. Not great pay, but reasonable for an internship / research opportunity.

If you are interested, email your resume to Please do not take time preparing a formal cover letter. Just include a quick note about your availability and any experience not indicated on your resume.

Jobs for Interns and/or Licensed Morticians/Funeral Directors

9/17/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

National Cremation Society is the largest provider of affordable cremation services in the nation. Over the past 50 years, our experienced team has assisted families in carrying out final wishes more affordably, with dignity and respect. Certified a Great Place to Work since 2017, we provide our team members a Work/Life Balance unique for our industry. Our locations’ are open during regular business hours Monday thru Friday. Rotations are limited and much less demanding then the more traditional industry rotations. Minneapolis

  • Graduation from an accredited mortuary college required
  • A Valid State Funeral Director license required (applies to most states)
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree a plus where not required for FD license
  • Good driving record and must provide a current, valid driver’s license
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in computers and the ability to use technology while meeting with families
  • Professional and team player

Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required

We are offering $22.00 - $24.00 per hour with a $2,000 sign-on bonus.

Email your resume & cover letter to,


Send your resume & cover letter via US mail, 

Tiffany Greenwood
100 N.W. 70th Avenue, Suite 200
Plantation FL 33317

9/10/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Grandstrand Funeral Home & Cremation Service, an independently owned and operated funeral provider, having locations in Lindstrom & North Branch, Minnesota and Osceola & St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, are seeking a self-motivated, professional licensed funeral director with a strong work ethic to join our firm. 

Candidate must be able to work independently and will be involved in all aspects of funeral service. 

We offer competitive compensation based on experience, flexible schedules, and numerous benefits. 

All locations are within an hour from the Twin City Metro area.

Email your resume & cover letter to

Grandstrand Funeral Home & Cremation Service
ATTN:  Tom Wilson
PO Box 686
Lindstrom, MN  55045


Twin Cities Trade Service is a Twin Cities based removal and trade service averaging 350 calls per month, is seeking a full-time licensed funeral director to join our team. We are looking for a motivated individual to provide exceptional service to families and represent the funeral homes we serve.

Must be currently licensed in Minnesota and have a clean driving record. Dual licensure with Wisconsin is a plus. Must be able to lift.

Rotating on-call schedule consisting of 15 days on call and 15 days off each month. Every other weekend on-call required.

Salary based on experience plus commission opportunities each month, health insurance, and 401k.

Email your resume & cover letter to

Twin Cities Trade Service, LLC
Caitlin Stromberg
PO Box 120115
Saint Paul, MN 55112


Locke Funeral Services serves 400 families a year from four locations, with a staff of 38. Our market is 50% cremation. We are committed to innovation in our use of care team for removals and preparation, our use of technology, after funeral grief care, and our processes. We have a four-generation commitment to building our reputation and trust of the community. We have done this by attention to our core values and by providing caring, compassionate, and exceptional service within a positive environment. We care about our staff as much as we do the families we serve.

Locke Funeral Services is located in Waterloo, Iowa, in an area known as the Cedar Valley. Centered around Waterloo/Cedar Falls, the economic area of the Cedar Valley encompasses a population of 170,000 people. The are is noted for excellent schools, recreation opportunities, Midwest values, and includes a diverse population. It is the home of the University of Northern Iowa, an excellent community college, hospitals, industry, and surrounding agriculture. There are ample opportunities for civic involvement and spouse employment. It is equal distance from Minneapolis, Chicago, Omaha, Kansas City, and St. Louis.

The primary funeral director responsibilities include making initial contact with families, arrangement conferences and follow up, directing funeral services and visitations, and final preparation of body for service or cremation. Most removal and embalming procedures are done by our care team. Our expectations for our funeral directors include interacting with honesty, integrity, and respect for all. We trust our staff to make decisions with integrity resulting in win-win outcomes. The position also requires the ability to occasionally lift, push, or pull objects of 400 pounds with assistance. Proficiency with computers and tablets is expected. We use the Office Suite of products, Passare, Iowa EDRS, and other technology. We are looking for individuals with the ability to manage time, identify and understand deadlines, and who are highly organized. The respectful and safe use of facilities, autos, and equipment is a must. Our ideal candidate is someone who will contribute ideas and talents as a valued member of our funeral director team with the goal of continuous improvement as an organization and personally.

We offer competitive pay and benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, IRA, HSA, Flex Spending, dry cleaning, opportunities for advancement, personal time off, and a work/life balance with our schedule.

Email your resume & cover letter to Eric Locke at

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail,

Locke Funeral Services
Eric Locke
1519 West 4th Street
Waterloo, Iowa, 50702
Please visit our website for further details

8/11/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

We are looking for a director to work alongside our team in all aspects of funeral service. We also operate so we move fast and work hard. Find out more by sending your resume to The wild west, mountains, and rivers, Yellowstone Park is an hour's drive. Come work at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in trendy Livingston, Montana just a 20-minute drive from Bozeman, MT.

Looking for half to three-quarter time (in retirement)

Salary based on experience, sales opportunities are abundant

Email your resume & cover letter to

PO Box 638
Livingston, MT 59047

7/30/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry, family-owned and operated since 1908 in the beautiful Eastern Upper Peninsula, is seeking a licensed funeral director/embalmer or apprentice. We are looking for a compassionate, positive, and reliable person with an energetic work ethic. Candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of funeral service, providing the highest level of service to the families and communities we serve.

Living in the beautiful Eastern Upper Peninsula will provide unlimited year-round outdoor activities. Newberry is located within an hour or less from Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Tahquamenon Falls, Whitefish Point, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and Mackinac Island just to name a few yet close enough to larger cities in the U.P. and the Northern Lower Peninsula.

State of Michigan Mortuary Science License required

The position offers a very competitive salary, health, life and disability insurance, and a 401 (K) profit-sharing plan with company match.

Email your resume & cover letter to

Beaulieu Funeral Home
Attn.: Chris Beaulieu
110 W. Truman
PO Box 67
Newberry, Michigan 49868

7/27/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Mahn Family Funeral Home is a family-owned funeral home. The staff enjoys working together as a team while helping the people of our communities.  We are always willing to hear new ideas and try new things to help families.

Red Wing is a historic, scenic, river town offering, plenty of year-round social, community, and recreational activities including, hiking, fishing, music in the park, winter and summer festivals, locally-owned restaurants, coffee shops, wineries, and a microbrewery.

Must have a Minnesota license or an internship to be able to practice as a Mortician, along with an insurable driving record.

This position comes with competitive compensation based on experience, with a flexible schedule that includes an attractive on-call rotation, consisting of one night a week and every other weekend, paid vacation, retirement plan, and health, dental and vision issuance.

Email your resume & cover letter to Joseph Mahn at

Mahn Family Funeral Home
Joseph Mahn
PO Box 111
Red Wing, MN 55066


Historic Thomson-Dougherty Funeral Home, owned and operated by the Dougherty family, continues to build on two generations of experience and commitment in providing flexible, sincere, and highly personalized funeral services to the community.

Long established four co-worker staff looking to add full-time or part-time positions. One location family-owned (near downtown) serving the seven-county metropolitan area.

Compensation commensurate to experience & schedule

Email your resume & cover letter to Krisell Rivera at

Krisell Rivera
2535 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404


Helgeson Funeral Homes is a privately owned firm in northwestern MN that is dedicated to serving the community; seeking a licensed funeral director or qualified intern.

Candidate must be detailed-orientated and dedicated to compassionate care. A valid MN driver’s license is required. Duties include first calls, meeting with families, embalming, pre-arrangements, rotating on-call schedule, and cremations.

We offer a competitive salary, paid vacation, health insurance, 401K/with profit sharing, paid licensing, clothing allowance, cell phone reimbursement, and continuing education.

Email your resume & cover letter to Jon at

Helgeson Funeral Home
Jon Helgeson
1207 3rd ST. NE
Roseau, MN 56751

7/1/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Crawford Funeral Home is looking to hire a licensed funeral director/embalmer or apprentice to join the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba and Bark River, MI. Our family-owned funeral home is committed to being a source of comfort to our community. Looking for a compassionate, positive, and reliable person who has a positive work ethic and the mission of serving others to join our team. If hired, you will join our staff who takes pride in the work they do. You will be rewarded for hard work, through our competitive wages and benefit package when as a licensed director.

Living in the U.P. of Michigan has its perks. A beautiful location for an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys nature and beauty of what Lake Michigan/Little Bay de Noc has to offer and small-town relationships of taking care of friends and neighbors. Opportunity to enjoy hunting, fishing, skiing, camping, and unlimited other activities in God’s Country and close enough to larger cities for a day/weekend away!

Salary depending on experience

Email your resume & cover letter to

Crawford Funeral Homes
Caren L. Crawford 3
02 South 13th St.
Escanaba, MI 49829

6/23/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Wulff is a progressive funeral home which specializes in personalization and serving every families needs with service excellence.  We use many new innovations in funeral service such as Facebook Live Streaming and an onsite digital program called "Remember When" where guests can leave messages and pictures of the deceased for the families.  We strive for a positive work environment with a good balance between work and family life by offering an easy on call schedule where funeral directors do not do removals or embalmings after 4:30pm. 

Wulff has excellent benefits including sick time, vacation and personal days which are all separate instead of PTO blocks of time.  We are looking for the next great addition to our team that is positive, energetic and willing to go the extra mile for our families. We serve St. Paul (2 locations), Woodbury (1 location) and the surrounding areas of the metro.

Wulff has a primary arranger position open for a licensed funeral director who enjoys serving families in arrangements and funeral services as their primary focus.  This individual should have a current MN license and good communication skill. Organization and attention to detail are important in this roll as well as a positive attitude and a drive to serve families when they need guidance following a death.  All experience levels will be considered. Compensation for this position will be adjustable to an applicants experience and skill level. 

Wulff has excellent benefits including 6% matching 401K and automatic life insurance.  Days off include: guaranteed 2 days off following a working weekend, sick days, vacation days, and personal days all separate instead of a PTO structure. Health, dental, and vision insurance are all available if needed.

Email your resume & cover letter to Trista Kosiba at

Wulff Funeral Home
Trista Kosiba
1485 White Bear Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55106