Job Opportunities

The Program of Mortuary Science offers this job posting board as a service to our students and funeral service community.  A posting is not an endorsement of any particular business or position. The University makes no guarantee about positions listed and is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of employment. We encourage all job-seekers to research and learn more about any business where they may consider seeking employment.

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

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Non-Licensed Positions

5/7/2024 - Live-in Attendant

Mueller-Bies Funeral Home

Who we are: Mueller-Bies is an independent, family-owned funeral home providing full, attentive service to the families of St. Paul and its suburbs for four generations. We pride ourselves on our low staff turnover, thorough service from start to finish, and personal connections to our community.

Where we are: Located in Roseville, just north of St. Paul, we are 15 minutes from either downtown and the U of M campus. As a first-ring suburb, Roseville features a full array of retail, dining, and entertainment options, numerous city and county parks, and extensive public transportation

Requirements & Qualifications: High-school diploma or equivalent, and interpersonal skills, both in person and by telephone are required. Job requirements include being present evenings and weekends, split evenly with a partner night attendant, answering phones, supervising visitations, light custodial work, and assisting directors during services and with administrative tasks. No removals or out-of-building work required.

Compensation & Benefits: $630 biweekly salary; fully furnished, rent-free apartment on premises; all utilities paid, cable and internet provided at no cost.

How to apply: Contact Gary Bies at lgary@muellerbies.com

5/6/2024 - Summer Intern experience in a Funeral Home

Range Funeral Home

Who we are: Range Funeral Home has been around since 1911. There is a strong history on the Iron Range that still exists but is changing with the population. There are two directors who share on call duties. The majority of our calls are now cremation (a lot of home deaths and transporting decedents). The workplace is professional but also accommodating to individual needs. I love having and being able to offer a flexible schedule as needed. We do about 150 calls a year. We have traditional and eclectic services. It is a very nice funeral home and and even better (huge!) prep room to work from. Our mission is to help the community cremate and bury their loved ones.

Where we are: Virginia, MN, has a lot of lakes, parks, hiking trails. I often bring my dog into the Superior National Forest at the end of the workday. There are grocery stores, some retail shops, restaurants, and most amenities you could ever need right here. Laundromat literally next door to the funeral home. Huge drive through garage (unlimited car washes!). There is also a spare bedroom with bathroom/shower/kitchen/space available within the building to stay while working or on call with the director.

Requirements & Qualifications:  Mortuary Science Students and recent graduates welcome to apply!

Compensation & Benefits: $15-$20/ hour based on experience. Work with licensed directors. Experience all aspects of funeral service. Be able to try out life in a northern town, possibly leading to a full time position. If you are interested, we can talk more about the perks.

How to apply: Contact Jodi Schefers at laurrangefuneralhome@msn.com

3/21/2024 - Night Attendant

Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapels

Who we are: Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapels is a family-owned firm that has been a good training ground for in-coming and current mortuary science students for many years--in fact, we have been experiencing 2nd generation students (children of former students) working with us. We offer great participation of the students with daily work at the funeral chapels and welcome their participation working visitations, funerals and interacting with the families and faith communities we serve.

Where we are: Gearty-Delmore is located in Robbinsdale, Plymouth and St. Louis Park suburbs. In addition to serving these communities, we reach out to the whole metro area to assist families in need and offer our service to all.

Requirements & Qualifications:  Our requirements for this position include good people skills, willingness to learn, hard- worker and an openness to learn new aspects of everything funeral-related. Our qualifications would be a current student or soon to be enrolled student in the Program of Mortuary Science.

Compensation & Benefits: The night attendant position would include evening/weekend coverage of phones, at one of our chapels, and part of a transfer rotation/schedule for weekends and one or two nights during the week. Normal chapel duties include assisting with visitations, services, normal cleaning tasks and meeting and greeting people. 

We also have a live-in position available at this time. Responsibilities would include night attendant duties, along with over night phone duty from the living quarters on-site. 

As a night attendant, you would be paid an hourly wage while on duty with the opportunity to earn more for each transfer you assist on. 

For the live-in position, we have housing available on-site and a salary; housing and utilities would be included. Hours worked outside the salaried hours will also be compensated.

How to apply: Contact Seth LeMieur at slemieur@delmore.com

Interns and/or Licensed Morticians/Funeral Directors

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Interns and/or Licensed Morticians/Funeral Directors

5/13/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Dougherty Funeral Home - Rupp Funeral Home - Cron Sheehy Home and Peterson Funeral Chapel

Who we are: Dougherty Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Hibbing is a funeral service provider that has been family-owned and operated since 1893. Proudly serving 4 locations on the Iron Range, including Rupp Funeral Home in Chisholm, Peterson Funeral Chapel in Coleraine, and Cron-Sheehy in Eveleth, MN, we are committed to maintaining the highest quality standard of funeral services for our community members during their times of need. We value long-term employees with strong moral values, determination, and compassion. We are currently searching for an individual to join our team as a full-time employee. We are willing to welcome interns who intend to practice funeral service full-time upon graduation and completion of the National and Minnesota State Funeral Boards. Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing will offer you a dynamic glimpse into rural practice, an inside look at the business aspects of funeral service, and one-on-one learning experiences from our professional staff. Our work environment is one that is full of hard workers who have laid-back and easy-going personalities. Between our 4 chapels we have the honor of serving ~400 family's annually.

Where we are: All of our firms are located on the picturesque Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota. The Iron range is an hour and a half from Duluth, MN, 2 hours from the BWCA and 3 1/2 hours from the Twin Cities. Our area is nestled among thousands of acres of state and federal forest as well as hundreds of lakes. The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, ATV trails, hiking trails, cross-country ski trails and a 30 minute drive to the Giants Ridge Recreation Area that offers downhill skiing, fat tire biking, mountain biking and an artificial rock wall. There are numerous bars, restaurants and brewery's. Enjoy a lower cost of living while being able to enjoy Minnesota's exquisite natural beauty. 

Requirements & Qualifications: Minimum Requirements for Application: 
• Graduate of an accredited school of Mortuary Science 
• Completion of State and National Funeral Boards 
• Valid driver’s license 
• Computer literacy 
• Attention to detail 
• Exceptional interpersonal and small group communication skills Preferred Qualifications: 
• Experience working in sensitive environments. 
• Empathetic in nature 
• Conflict resolution/mediation skills 
• Ability to work under pressure 

Compensation & Benefits: Benefits Offered: 
• Salary negotiable with experience 
• Paid vacation 
• Company provided medical insurance including HSA 
• 401(k) and retirement planning 
• Commission on select services 
• Potential living quarters available 
 
 

How to apply: Contact Reilly Dougherty at office@doughertyofhibbing.com

5/10/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director

Daniels Family Funeral Homes

Who we are: Daniels Family Funeral Homes has been in operation since 1929. We are committed to providing the highest quality and care to the families we have the privilege of serving. We offer a competitive salary while working to promote a healthy work life balance. 
• We believe every life should be honored and strive to create a meaningful ceremony. 
• We serve between 250 to 300 families a year. 
Responsibilities: 
• Able to go on first calls/removals. 
• Provide the highest care to the families we serve while making arrangements and supervising funerals. 
• Embalming and restorative care for decedents. 
• Miscellaneous task such as cleaning, washing vehicles and other duties related to funeral service. 
• Take call as primary once a week and as secondary once a week. Take call as primary one weekend a month and secondary one weekend a month. 
• We are looking for applicates to be located within 20 to 25 minutes of our two locations when on call. 
 

Where we are: Daniels Family Funeral Homes has a location in Burlington and Union Grove WI. These are great communities to live and work in. They offer small town feel with many home town festivals and activities to be a part of. It’s a great location just 30 minutes Southeast of Milwaukee, 90 Minutes to Madison or Chicago.
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 
• Be currently licensed in Wisconsin or eligible to obtain licensing. 
• Have a valid drivers license. 

Compensation & Benefits: 
• The pay range is a salary based on experience Starting from $60,000 to $65,000. 
• We offer Health Insurance, Paid time off, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Matching, Flexible Spending Account. 
• We also pay ½ time bonus for any hours worked over 40 above the agreed salary. 
• Scheduled Day off during the week plus every other weekend. 
 

How to apply: Contact Eric Daniels at Eric@danielsfh.com

5/9/2024 - Embalmer / Back Room Director

Cress Funeral & Cremation Services

Who we are: Cress Funeral & Cremation Services creates personalized funeral & cremation services in the Madison, WI, area. Our caring team has been arranging tributes since 1869. They are sensitive to the needs of each family and strive for meaningful tributes that families deserve. As a high volume firm, our funeral directors are assigned to either the arranging team or the care team in order to better serve our families. This position is located at our central care facility in Middleton, WI - our care team is looking to grow! 

We are looking for a funeral professional who is dedicated to serving our client families through dignified care of their loved one. Our care team directors are responsible for the preparation room operations including, but not limited to: embalming; dressing; cosmetics; casketing; and transportation. This position is ideal for someone who is interested in working primarily in the care center with fellow directors and who has a passion for teaching their craft to apprentices. The care team will also interact with families during viewings or cremation witnesses in our in-house viewing and crematory suite, as well as washings and dressings for various cultures whom we are privileged to serve. Care team directors are also responsible for handling trade work for our partners in funeral service across the country, including coordinating ship-outs or transportations across state lines and filing necessary paperwork on the state vital records system.

Where we are: Madison is a delightful combination of small college town and midsize metropolitan. As the home of UW-Madison, there are plenty of activities available throughout the year - sports events, music, art, theater, etc. Madison has all the amenities you need (without the major traffic headaches of a large metro area) including shopping centers, excellent dining, plenty of craft breweries, and beautiful lakes with many trails for walking or biking. It is also a very dog-friendly town if you have a canine companion! The airport in Madison is continually adding destinations for direct flights, and we are only a short jaunt from Chicago airports which fly internationally and almost anywhere in the US. 
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

- Valid Funeral Director License or Reciprocal License 

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

Compensation & Benefits: Compensation is based on experience. This would be an hourly position, therefore overtime is time and a half! Our director schedule is the traditional 10 on / 4 off, allowing for a work-life balance with working only every other weekend. On call shifts are around 3 times per month. Financial assistance programs encouraging employees through education and development in industry related subjects. Robust health and welfare plan options available. Rich 401k and Roth Retirement Plan options available along with a company match. Variety of vacation, personal days, and sick days based on your role emphasizing the importance of physical and emotional replenishment for our team.

 

How to apply: Contact Georgia Newell, Care Center Manager, at gnewell@plcorp.com

5/7/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Cremation Society of Alaska

Who we are: Cremation Society of Alaska have served the families of Alaska for over 15 years. Alaska is known for its beauty, outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, hiking and boating, both Ocean and many local lakes. Opportunities are abundant.

Where we are: We have two locations in Alaska. Anchorage is our main location with a branch in the Mat-Su Valley. Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska. The Valley consists of Wasilla and Palmer. Excellent medical facilities.

Requirements & Qualifications: Alaska is a 2 license state. Must be able to obtain both a funeral directors and Embalmers license. Attention to detail and strong organization skills 

How to apply: Contact Dominic Hasara at Alaskacremation@gmail.com

4/30/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director

Vertin

Who we are: To live out our Mission of Honoring Lives and Enriching Caregivers and to achieve our Vision of being the Provider of Choice for Creating Meaningful Experiences, we are guided by a strong set of Core Values: Commitment to Customers, Quality, Integrity & Respect, Courage & Compassion, Excellence in Execution, Continuous Improvement

Where we are: Embark on a unique journey with us as a Traveling Funeral Director, where compassion meets adventure and service spans horizons. Join our team and become the guiding light for families navigating loss. From quaint towns to bustling cities, your role transcends borders as you provide dignified and compassionate care to those in their greatest time of need. 

Embrace this opportunity to blend professionalism with wanderlust. If you’re ready to embark on a profound voyage where every destination holds a story, we invite you to join us in our mission of Honoring Lives and Enriching Caregivers.

What you can expect from us: 
• Competitive pay 
• Retirement plans 
• Full benefits 
• Selection in schedule 
• Travel reimbursement 
• Did we mention joining a supportive and amazing team? 
 
What you’ll do: 
• Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures. 
• Travel throughout our network of funeral homes to provide relief where needed. 
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing in a respectful manner. 
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state, and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service. 
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

• Must qualify for a Minnesota Funeral Directors License, we will pay for your license! o Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credits 
• Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state. 
• 2+ years of experience as a Licensed Funeral Director 
• Relevant licensure and certifications
• Strong attention to detail 
• Ability to follow instructions while also working independently 

Compensation & Benefits: $85,000-$120,000
 

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at tiffany.flesness@vertin.com

4/25/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Jones Pearson Funeral Home

Who we are: Jones Pearson is here to provide families with personal care during difficult times. We are dedicated to offering personalized services to help you honor the life and memory of your loved ones. Our experienced team is trained to support families every step of the way, ensuring that their unique needs and wishes are met. Jones Pearson is part of the Legacy Succession Partners group, we support our team in continued personal and professional growth. 

Where we are: Jones Pearson is serving the Park Rapids area, with over 100 lakes near us Park Rapids is a beautiful area to live.

Requirements & Qualifications: 

Responsibilities: Meet with families to discuss funeral arrangements and provide guidance and support throughout the process. Coordinate with clergy, cemetery personnel, and other service providers to ensure that all aspects of the funeral go smoothly. Prepare the body for viewing and burial, including embalming, dressing, and casketing. Arrange for transportation of the body to the funeral home and to the cemetery or crematory. Provide grief support and counseling to families as needed. 

Requirements: Minnesota state license as a funeral director and embalmer or the ability to obtain a state license. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Compassion and empathy for grieving families. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Familiarity with funeral home operations and industry standards.


Compensation & Benefits: Pay: $45,386.00 - $70,860.00 per year

How to apply: Contact Amber Wesdorp at amber@legacysuccessionpartners.com

4/17/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service

Who we are: In the Wahpeton area, Vertin is a name synonymous with superior funeral care. Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service has been faithfully serving families since 1919. In 2004, a collaborative partnership with Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home was established to better serve area families, and Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service opened the doors of its newest facility in 2016.

Where we are: Southern Valley, as it is called, is a border town. Wahpeton, North Dakota and Breckenridge, MN. Breckenridge is where our history began and you can find our first funeral home, Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home. Right across the border in Wahpeton, ND is our second location, Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service. This community has everything you might be looking for when it comes to adventure! Enjoy chic shopping (wonderful boutiques), breweries and restaurants, great school system, many outdoor activities for the outdoor enthusiast and more! Did we mention, an amazing community of people? 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

What you’ll do: 

• Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures. 
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing all within a respectful manner. 
• Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events. 
• Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. 
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state, and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service. 
 
Experience you need to bring: 
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner, you have a strong dedication in serving others. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
• Experience with MS Office and social media (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)- yes, you’ll get social! 
• Strong organizational skills Educational Requirements: 
• Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state. 
• Successful completion of the National Board Examination 
• Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination 
• Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure 
• Valid Driver’s License 


Compensation & Benefits: $20K sign on bonus!!!  Full package of benefits

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at careers@vertin.com

4/17/2024 - Intern

Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Who we are: Founded in 1895, Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service is believed to be the first funeral home built in Faribault County. Throughout ownership changes and facility upgrades, Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service has been proud to uphold their long-standing legacy of providing compassionate funeral care to the Blue Earth area and surrounding communities.

Where we are: Blue Earth is located in Faribault County- and is home to Green Giant Statue Park! With a variety of eatery’s, brewery’s and outdoor activities, you can find so much to do. If you find yourself an outdoor enthusiast, Blue Earth is home to many lakes, rivers and beautiful bluffs. 
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

• Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures. 
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing all within a respectful manner. 
• Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events. 
• Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. 
• Ensure adherence to all professional, state, and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service. 
 
Experience you need to bring: 
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner, you have a strong dedication in serving others. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
• Experience with MS Office and social media (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)- yes, you’ll get social! 
• Strong organizational skills Educational Requirements: 
• Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state. 
• Successful completion of the National Board Examination 
• Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination 
• Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure 
• Valid Driver’s License 


Compensation & Benefits: $60,000 Salary with full benefits!

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at careers@vertin.com

3/29/2024 - Intern

Cress Funeral & Cremation Services

Who we are: We are hiring Apprentice Funeral Directors! Wisconsin uses the term "apprentice" instead of "intern". Like interns in Minnesota, apprentices are required to serve a 1 year term and complete a minimum number of certain requirements before applying for a funeral director's license. Cress Funeral & Cremation Service has been serving the Madison, Wisconsin, community since 1869. We are a dedicated team of funeral professionals who care about creating personalized tributes to each family we serve. With 8 locations throughout Dane County, we are honored to have the privilege of helping people of many different backgrounds say goodbye to their loved ones. As a high volume firm, apprentices with Cress are able to get exposure to many different aspects of funeral service. Our apprentice program involves rotating the reporting location for apprentices so that they get to see how our different locations work with their communities, and they get experience in both front of house and back of house areas. We pair apprentices with preceptors that care about their development and growth, and hold periodic check-ins to make sure that each apprentice is getting what they need to flourish into a competent funeral director.

Where we are: Madison is a delightful combination of small college town and midsize metropolitan. As state capitol and the home of UW-Madison, there are plenty of activities available throughout the year – sports events, music, art, theater, etc. Madison has all the amenities you need (without the major traffic headaches of a large metro area) including shopping centers, excellent dining, plenty of craft breweries, and beautiful lakes with many trails for walking or biking. It is also a very dog-friendly city if you have a canine companion! The airport in Madison is continually adding destinations for direct flights, and we are only a short jaunt from Chicago airports which fly internationally and almost anywhere in the US.

Requirements & Qualifications: Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record required. Mortuary science degree preferred.


Compensation & Benefits: Based on education and experience. Typical range is $19-$22 per hour. Hourly position so eligible for overtime pay! Overtime pay is time and a half, apprentices usually average over 5 hours of overtime per week. On call 2-3 times per week, rotating weekend schedule where apprentices work a full weekend every 3 weeks. After 2 nights on call, apprentices are given 2 days off. Apprentices are never scheduled to work more than 4.5 days in a row before having scheduled days off. Apprentices are eligible for full health insurance (3 different plans to choose from) including vision and dental. Vacation, personal time, and paid sick time available. Eligible for participation in 401k and Roth plans, both with company matching.
 

How to apply: Contact Georgia Newell, Care Center at gnewell@cressfuneralservice.com

3/26/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Evert-Luko Funeral Home

Who we are: A progressive family-owned firm, looking to grow and expand, we seek to provide premier-level service to all our families and clients. We have staff training and seek family feedback to continually gauge and improve our service. Currently, 40% of our families choose burial options and 60% choose cremation options. We serve approximately 125 families a year at our single location.

Where we are: Hartland is a community in southeastern Wisconsin with a population of approximately 8,000 people. We serve families in Hartland and the surrounding communities that comprise “Lake Country.” Lake Country is an excellent community for individuals and families offering a plethora of social, community, and recreational activities. Located 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, an hour to Madison, and an hour and a half to both Chicago and the Fox Valley, Hartland is centrally located and offers the opportunity to explore and enjoy the offerings of large metropolitan cities. Arrowhead is one of the leading school districts in Wisconsin, and Lake Country provides an array of activities and sports programs for kids.
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications: 
• Have an existing Wisconsin funeral director license or be able to reciprocate a current license to Wisconsin. 
• Display proficiency as an efficient, team player. 
• Have excellent attention to detail. 
• Have a professional appearance. 
• Capable of a fast-paced work environment. 
• Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. 
• Basic computer skills required (Microsoft Office, Funeral Service Software, etc.). 
• Capable of meeting families and making funeral arrangements. 
• Ability to coordinate and direct funeral services. 
• Oversee preparation and embalming of the deceased. 
• Ability to make removals. 
• Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• 2 plus years experience as a practicing director. 
• Affinity for preparation work and cosmetics. 

• Proclivity for community involvement. 

Compensation & Benefits:

• Competitive compensation. 
• Weekday Flextime. 
• Collaborative on-call schedule 
• Health Insurance Benefits- Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA. 
• Participate in the company 401K plan and match. 
• Paid vacation. 
• Cell phone. 
• Clothing allowance. 
• Paid licensures and continuing education. 
 

How to apply: Contact Clint Micke at clint@evertlukofuneralhome.com

3/11/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Stenshoel-Houske Funeral & Cremation Service

Who we are: N.P. Stenshoel opened a funeral home in Crookston 1906, and in 1930, Joseph A. Houske purchased the local Chesterman Funeral Home. After a series of changes in ownership, the two eventually merged to form one funeral home dedicated to providing families in Crookston and the surrounding area with the very best care.

Where we are: Crookston, MN is located on the banks of the Red Lake River offering scenic areas, shopping, outdoor activities and the biggest small town festival in Minnesota in our Ox Cart Days every August. (https://www.crookstoncvb.com/) Crookston is in the heart of Northwestern Minnesota, filled with a rich history and inviting people. Crookston takes pride in the ample opportunities for retail shopping, lodging, dining and recreation. 

Stenshoel-Houske Funeral & Cremation is part of Vertin, a privately held organization, headquartered in Minnesota, with 8 state locations. We offer our colleagues continuous learning and development, career growth, work-life balance, and a strong benefit package all while maintaining a family culture! 
 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

• Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures. 
• Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing all within a respectful manner. 
• Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events. 
• Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. 

• Ensure adherence to all professional, state, and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service. 

Compensation & Benefits: The Funeral Director/ Funeral Director Intern is an integral part of our team and the Crookston community, we want to honor and celebrate you, and the meaningful work you do. We offer our Funeral Director’s a competitive benefits package, performance incentives, continuous education with our Learning and Development program (to go towards CEU’s), paid license renewal costs, staff clothing reimbursement and cell phone reimbursement, vacation pay and holiday pay, 401K with company match, team referral programs and so much more.

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at careers@vertin.com

3/5/2024 - Intern

Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service

Who we are: Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home dates back to 1911, beginning an ever-growing commitment to serving families in Litchfield and the surrounding area. Throughout facility upgrades and changes in ownership, the funeral home has been a comfort and service to families in their greatest time of need.

Where we are: Located 60 miles west of the Twin Cities Metro Area, Litchfield is close enough for a quick weekend trip and far enough to “get away ” from the hustle and bustle. Parks, lakes, and recreation opportunities surround the small town of 7,000 people. (litchfieldmn.com)

Requirements & Qualifications: 

Experience you need to bring: 
• Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner, you have a strong dedication in serving others. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
• Experience with MS Office and social media (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)- yes, you’ll get social! 
• Strong organizational skills 
 
Educational Requirements: 
• Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state. 
• Successful completion of the National Board Examination after internship completion 
• Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination after internship completion 
• Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure after internship completion 

• Valid Driver’s License 

Compensation & Benefits: $60,000, Full benefits package

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at careers@vertin.com

3/5/2024 - Intern

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

Who we are: With a legacy of superior service that began over a century ago, David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service is an integral part of the Detroit Lakes community. Throughout several changes in ownership, the funeral professionals there have been proud to uphold their outstanding reputation for personalized, compassionate care.

Where we are: Detroit Lakes, MN is located in the midst of Lake Country.

Requirements & Qualifications: 

• Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state. 
• Successful completion of the National Board Examination after internship completion 
• Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination after internship completion 
• Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure after internship completion 

• Valid Driver’s License 

Compensation & Benefits: $60,000

How to apply: Contact Tiffany Flesness at careers@vertin.com

2/20/2024 - Licensed Transfer Care Specialist

Monarch Care Center

Who we are: Founded in 2010, Foundation Partners has experienced significant growth over the years, and we now serve more than 150,000 families annually in 21 states at one of our over 260 locations across the country. The Foundation Partners Group leadership team consists of funeral homeowners and business experts who understand how to merge the most compassionate and memorable end-of-life care with new ideas and technology. We look for the most innovative leaders in the funeral industry who have a passion for serving others and are inspired by opportunity, change, and innovation. We recognize that our competitive advantage is and always will be - our people.

Where we are: Monarch Care Center is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, located just ten miles south of downtown Minneapolis. Bloomington serves as a hub for our Minneapolis funeral home market, where we strive to serve families in all of Minnesota as well as Western Wisconsin.

Requirements & Qualifications: 

What You Will Do: 
Compassion & Empathy: Respectfully answer questions and direct Families to appropriate resources upon arrival and departure for transfer of the decedent 
Safe Transport: Navigate local roads and highways with varying traffic, time of day/night, and weather conditions; familiar with GPS or direction apps 
Reliability & Availability: Willing to work irregular hours as needed, including nights and weekends 
Meticulous Attention: Ensure paperwork is completed correctly and timely per relevant laws and regulations 
Critical Thinking: Receive instructions for multiple tasks, determine the ideal order for the tasks, and complete them promptly 
Professional Demeanor: Maintain neat and presentable appearance; perform other projects and duties as needed 
What We Require: Valid Minnesota Funeral Director Licensure Valid state-issued driver’s license with a clear driving record Ability to lift 100lbs safely Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Composure and compassion Ability to follow detailed instructions and receive/apply constructive feedback with a positive attitude Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external work processes


Compensation & Benefits: 

What We Offer: 
Excellent Compensation: Competitive salaries, performance incentives, referral bonuses, paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays. 
Unlimited Potential: Career paths and growth opportunities with a privately held, nationwide company. 
Exceptional Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance options and 100% company-paid life insurance and disability (long-term and short-term). 
Matching Funds: Company matches up to six percent of funds to your 401k, plus annual contributions, if you choose the Health Savings Account (HSA) option. 
Team Building: Regular company-wide meetings, one-on-one interactions, and a warm, welcoming environment.
 

How to apply: Contact Juliana Marchei at juliana.marchei@foundationpartners.com

2/20/2024 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Cremation Society of Minnesota - Duluth

Who we are: The Cremation Society of Minnesota and First Memorial Funeral Chapels began in 1955, when we opened our South Minneapolis chapel. Since that time, Cremation Society of Minnesota and First Memorial Funeral Chapels have grown to five locations and become Minnesota’s leading provider of cremation services.​ We offer families in our community any service they need, from simple cremation services to elaborate and traditional burial services.

Where we are: Cremation Society of Minnesota - Duluth is located in Duluth, Minnesota, a beautiful port city located along the shores of Lake Superior. It is known for its picturesque scenery, great outdoor activities, and vibrant downtown life.

Requirements & Qualifications: 

What You Will Do: 
Clear Communication: Meet with families to listen, educate, and arrange personalized memorial services and ensure their experience with the business is of the highest quality. 
Preparation Excellence: Prepare decedents per family requests, including embalming, dressing, applying cosmetics, and transferring to caskets. 
Follow-through: Ensure proper paperwork, including permits and certificates, is completed timely and following relevant laws and regulations. 
Commitment: Conduct and attend services regularly, lead post-service follow-ups as needed, and carry out other duties as necessary. 
Leadership: Communicate, mentor, and encourage Team Members to meet business expectations. 
What We Require: Current state licensure for funeral directing & embalming Self-motivation and energy Strong oral and written communication skills Care, empathy, and commitment to providing best-in-class service to families Sensitivity and knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions Knowledge of basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Valid state-issued driver’s license with a clear driving record


Compensation & Benefits: 

What We Offer: 
Excellent Compensation: Competitive salaries, performance incentives, referral bonuses, paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays. 
Unlimited Potential: Career paths and growth opportunities with a privately held, nationwide company. 
Exceptional Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance options and 100% company-paid life insurance and disability (long-term and short-term). 
Matching Funds: Company matches up to six percent of funds to your 401k, plus annual contributions, if you choose the Health Savings Account (HSA) option. 
Team Building: Regular company-wide meetings, one-on-one interactions, and a warm, welcoming environment.
 

How to apply: Contact Juliana Marchei at juliana.marchei@foundationpartners.com

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