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

11/9/2020 - Live-in Attendant

Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel is a family owned and operated funeral home located in Richfield, MN just three blocks south of Minneapolis.  We are situated on a bus route and close to the light rail park and ride.  We serve a variety of families in all aspects of funeral service. 

No experience is necessary but we are looking for a student who is currently enrolled or accepted into the Program of Mortuary Science at the University of MN. 

Valid drivers license. Able to perform the physical aspects of the job description. Present yourself in a professional manner including having the proper clothing for services and transfers. 

Duties include but are not limited to answering the phone after hours, assisting on body transfers, washing a four-vehicle fleet, light chapel cleaning, and supervising visitations. Duties will be shared with a second night attendant. 

Typical schedule would be every other night and every other weekend.

Night attendants are given the use of a free private apartment along with a paid hourly rate with additional compensation for transfers.

Email your resume & cover letter to Steve at

Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel
ATTN: Steve Pierson
6527 Portland Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423

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

Jobs for Interns and/or Licensed Morticians/Funeral Directors

11/17/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Dare's Funeral Home and Peterson Grimsmo Funeral Home is a family-owned funeral home. We have been in funeral service for 144 years. We try to work together and help each other provide meaningful and memorable funeral services. Sometimes that calls for going the extra mile. You will not be working for a large company in some distant city with people who do not know who you are. You will be working alongside the owners, who will know you and help you any way they can.

Dares' in Elk River and Peterson Grimsmo in Monticello are just 20 minutes apart. They are located in the perfect small towns to raise a family, yet close enough to the ""Big City"" the twin cities. Both cities have good schools. There are several golf courses nearby and hunting and fishing right there.

You will need to have a current MN funeral directors or Funeral intern license or a license with reciprocity ie WI and a driver's license.

Salary ranges from $45,000 to $85,000. per year.

Overtime, kicker fees, incentive bonuses, a sign-up bonus, paid vacation, sick pay and family Health insurance or Health savings account, Life insurance and a 401 K retirement fund with a company match, clothing allowance, and tuition reimbursement for professional improvement programs.

Email your resume & cover letter to Michael O'Halloran at

O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home
Michael O'Halloran
8700 Valley Creek Rd
Woodbury, MN 55125

11/16/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Hartquist Funeral Home is seeking a licensed funeral director or intern to join our team of four full-time funeral directors and two part-time funeral directors. We are located in southwest Minnesota and serve approximately 225 families each year.

Our funeral home is dedicated to serving families with dignity, integrity, and transparency. Our mission is to educate families of their options for ceremony, facilitate a meaningful ceremony of their loved one, and provide a platform for the family and community to move forward in a healthy grief journey.

We are committed to our employees and wish for each of them to be successful throughout life both professionally and personally.

Professionally, we operate on a team-based philosophy and positive workplace environment, with emphasis on communication. We value each of our employees’ opinions equally and encourage sharing new ideas to better our funeral home and service to families. Our philosophy in funeral service follows the guidelines of the Wolfelt Experience approach; each of our directors have been sponsored to attend and certified.

Personally, we promote growth to the individual outside of their professional role. We also understand the balance that needs to exist for the caregiver and strive to foster a relationship within our communities. We utilize a balanced on-call schedule, with three-day weekends off every other week.

Our funeral home has a physical presence in five communities throughout southwest Minnesota. We are located in between the larger communities of Marshall, Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our landscape is made up of prairie, agricultural farms, and local businesses. The communities we serve place an emphasis on health facilities, schools, and most importantly, their people.

The role of the funeral director is highly respected and the conversation of ‘why we do what we do’ in caring for our dead continues to be communicated and valued in the communities we serve.
" Licensed Funeral Director/Intern "Requirements of the individual we are seeking are:
- Team-based approach to the workplace.
- Positive attitude and ability to communicate.
- Willingness to grow professionally and personally.
- Desire to make a difference in the lives of bereaved families, friends, and communities.
- Passion for improving and spreading knowledge of the value of funeral service.
- Funeral Director’s License in MN or actively working toward." "Compensation is to be determined on each unique applicant.

Benefits include:
- Wolfelt Experience training and certification
- Family Health Insurance
- Profit Sharing Plan
- Paid Vacation
- Loyalty Bonus Structure
- Cell Phone Allowance
- Several additional job perks

Email your resume & cover letter to Jeff Hartquist at

Hartquist Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Jeff Hartquist
209 Elm Street
Luverne, MN 56156

11/9/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director or Funeral Director Apprentice

Bradley Funeral Home and Crematory is located in Antigo, Wisconsin, a small town of about 8,000. We serve all of Langlade County which has a population of 20,000. Great for hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, and trail riding. Find out more at

We are looking for an ambitious, community-minded individual who is interested in providing professional, exceptional, and meaningful funeral services, and willing to work in all aspects of funeral service.

Email your resume & cover letter to Jessica Olson at

Bradley Funeral Home and Crematory
Jessica Olson
PO Box 101
Antigo, WI 54409

10/29/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Who we are:

The Daniel Funeral Home is now in its fifth generation of funeral service to Central Minnesota. Our success is based upon our genuine concern for the people we serve, as well as our thoughtfulness, understanding, compassion and respect. These qualities have been handed down from generation to generation, remaining with us and the families we serve.

Where we are:

St. Cloud is a great place to live and be part of. It has five area colleges, so it’s full of young people. It has a small town atmosphere and is one of the fastest growing areas in Minnesota. It’s also only an hour away from the Minneapolis and St. Paul area with easy access to I 94. A gateway to the lake country of northern Minnesota, it’s a fabulous city to raise children in. Please consider a move to be part of the right organization. Check out our website at

Job Overview:

This position will involve all aspects of funeral service including funeral arrangements, conducting funerals, greeting families, facilitating visitations, etc. We offer a friendly working environment with the opportunity for personal growth. We are looking for someone who can both promote a positive team atmosphere and maintain a professional disposition.

Requirements & Qualifications:

• Must be currently licensed MN or working toward a MN State license or have license reciprocity
• Requires graduation from an accredited school of mortuary science

• Salary guarantee with hourly overtime with additional opportunity for more income


• Family Health and Dental plans, HSA, Life Insurance, Cafeteria Plans
• Profit Sharing
• Paid Vacation
• Sick Leave
• Cell phone
• Personal office space

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to:
Or mail a hardcopy to:

Michael Daniel
Daniel Funeral Home
St. Cloud, MN 56303


Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home is a small town funeral home and cremation facility with a friendly and laid back environment in Sparta, WI.

Completion of mortuary school or within 6 mos

$50,000 for licensed and maybe more with experience and consideration

Email your resume & cover letter to Jeff Shanhofer at


Send your resume & cover letter via US mail to

Jeffery L Schanhofer
106 W Franklin Street
Sparta, WI


Atkins Northland Funeral Home, located in Cloquet, MN (20 minutes from Duluth) is seeking one/two full-time funeral directors or interns. Our funeral home is a modern up-to-date funeral home, including a large reception room and kitchen. We average 150 calls per year and operate our own crematory.

Cloquet is located 20 minutes south of Duluth and just 2 hours north of the Twin Cities. There are a lot of outdoor activities available in this area.

MN License or the ability to acquire a MN license. WI license is a plus.

This position comes with a competitive salary based on experience, health insurance, pension contribution, paid vacation, clothing allowance, as well as other little perks.

Email your resume & cover letter to Bob Atkins at

Atkins Northland Funeral Home and Cremation Service
Bob Atkins
801 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720

10/13/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home is looking for a licensed funeral director. We are a family-owned, growing, progressive funeral home in beautiful Columbus, Indiana. Columbus is a great small town to raise a family and close to the attractions that Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and Louisville have to offer.

We offer a great working schedule with one night per week on-call and every other weekend being a 3 day weekend off.


Indiana funeral directors license or able to reciprocate

Compensation depends on experience

Email your resume & cover letter to L. D. McCoy at

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home

L. D. McCoy
3855 25th Street
Columbus, Indiana 47203

10/12/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Dares Funeral Home

We have a great staff that goes the extra mile to serve our local communities. We offer a great schedule, salary, and benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan with company match, overtime kicker fees for after-hours work, paid vacation, PTO, and more. Also, a nice one-bedroom apartment is available at the funeral home with a separate entrance and a garage for no rent.

Elk River is a city in Sherburne county about 34 miles northwest of Minneapolis.  It is situated at the confluence of the Mississippi and Elk Rivers.  With a population of approximately 25,000, it is the perfect "small town" to raise a family, but yet close enough to the "Big City".  Elk River offers many great civic events and activities year all year long, including farmer's market, community concerts, arts and craft fairs, an ERX Motor Park, 2 golf courses, and much more. Great hunting and fishing are right there.  We look forward to you joining our team.

Licensed Funeral Director/InternMN funeral director or funeral director intern license.

Above-average salary and benefits.

Email your resume & cover letter to Michael O'Halloran at

Dares' Funeral Home
Michael O'Halloran
8700 Valley Creek Rd
Woodbury, MN,55125


Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory has approximately 600-calls per year, with four chapels (three in Sioux Falls, SD, and one in Hartford, SD).

We are looking for a Funeral Director who is a Team Player to meet with families and direct funeral services. The candidate must enjoy working with families with their main focus being funeral directing with no or very limited embalming.

Salary based on experience. Inquire about our competitive benefits package.

Email your resume & cover letter to Tim at

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail to 

Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory
Tim Wingen
507 S. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6813

10/1/2020 - Funeral Home Ownership Opportunity

Gieseke Funeral Chapel is a small Funeral Chapel in NW Minnesota for sale.  Started in1975 and owned by us since 1984. Small town close-knit community located in Greenbush, MN 42 miles from Lake of the Woods.

Great opportunity for someone starting out. Our house also for sale next door. Please visit our website for further details.

Email Linda with questions at

Gieseke Funeral Chapel
Linda Gieseke
PO Box 8
Greenbush, MN 56726

9/29/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services is a family-owned funeral home, since 1888, located in Northwestern Wisconsin, just an hour outside the Twin Cities, in the small, bustling community of Amery, Wisconsin. Amery, also known as the City of Lakes, boasts beautiful lakes for recreation, as well as restaurants, many community activities, and services as well as a strong school district.  Amery was featured by WCCO-CBS Minnesota on their "Goin' To The Lake: Welcome to Amery" series which can be watched on YouTube.

We are looking for a licensed funeral director with the ability to obtain WI licensure, who is detail-oriented, compassionate, and dedicated to join our team. Must live within a reasonable distance to respond to calls.

Competitive wage, health insurance, retirement, commission-based package offered.

Email your resume & cover letter to Edward White at

Williamson-White Funeral Home
Edward White
222 Harriman Ave. N
Amery, WI 54001

9/28/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

 We have a very open and positive work environment at Vertin and there is great growth opportunity within the organization. Vertin treats all with care and empathy, support our communities, and value our relationships. As a funeral director, you have the unique opportunity to guide individuals and families through one of the most difficult experiences in their lives.

 We have funeral homes in 7 different states so we serve a variety of communities. Currently, we have 5 open Funeral Director positions in the following communities: Sheboygan and Howards Grove (WI), Bismarck (ND), Missoula (MT), Detroit Lakes (MN), and Fergus Falls (MN).

Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State License

Compensation depending on experience - our Funeral Directors receive a base salary of 45K to 80K and have the opportunity for bonuses.

We offer health insurance, health savings, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K match, and more.

Email your resume & cover letter to Leslie Enger at

Leslie Egner
6017 W 35th St
St Louis Park, MN

9/28/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Due to pending retirements, Minnehaha Funeral Homes, a cooperative community-owned funeral home, has the opportunity for a full-time licensed funeral director/embalmer to join our organization and be involved in all aspects of our operation. We serve approximately 80-100 families per year with three licensed full-time funeral directors and one part-time licensed funeral director. Our organization puts our funeral directors first and can offer great balance in both your personal and professional lives. Our professional business is based on serving families as though they were our own. Our funeral home has four chapels located in Baltic (pop. 1200), Colton (pop. 700), Dell Rapids (pop. 3600), and Garretson (pop. 1150), South Dakota, just minutes north of Sioux Falls (metro area pop. 250,000).

Licensed Funeral Director/InternAbility to obtain a funeral director/embalmer license in the state of South Dakota.

Extra consideration and possibly compensation will be given to those who are licensed or are able to become licensed in Minnesota.

We offer a very competitive salary with complete benefits including medical insurance, 10% employer-paid retirement, set schedule with guaranteed time off, paid vacation, company vehicle, funeral service association dues, and state and national convention travel expenses.

Email your resume & cover letter to Doug Nohava at

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail

Minnehaha Funeral Home
Doug Nohava
PO Box 200
Baltic, SD 57003

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