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

2/19/2020 - Part Time Student Position

Mueller Memorial is a family-owned, two location funeral home. Locations are in White Bear Lake and East St. Paul. We pride ourselves in going the extra step for every family we serve. We consider our work staff to be a family away from home. Our care for each other is shown on a daily basis in our office.

White Bear Lake and East St. Paul are very "proud" cities. Many of the obituaries that we write start with "lifetime resident of _____". Although these two cities are opposite in many ways, both have strong family roots that we are able to portray through the funerals we help to plan.

A strong determination to work on your own and accomplish the items that need to be done.
Compensation is based on your work history.

Email your resume & cover letter to Mandy Stafford at mandy@muellermemorial.com

Mueller Memorial
Mandy Stafford
835 Johnson Parkway
St. Paul, MN, 55106

https://www.muellermemorial.com//

2/12/2020 - Part Time Night Attendant

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home in Woodbury/ St. Paul is seeking a night attendant for part-time position we have available within our company. This is a great position for someone interested in pursuing a mortuary science degree, or a current student in the program.

Hours are every Monday and Thursday and every other Friday afternoon/evenings (4:30pm-7:30pm-ish) and every other weekend Saturday and Sunday 8 am - 3pm-ish (20-25 hours a week)

Some holidays are also required.

Duties include: overseeing visitations, greeting families, general cleaning and vacuuming, setting up and printing documents (through Word), and answering phones. Requirements are: Reliability, professional appearance, great communication skills, attention to detail, ability to follow directions, and to move furniture as needed.

Pay begins at $13.

Email your resume & cover letter to Elizabeth Miller at emiller@ohalloranmurphy.com
Drop off your resume to O'Halloran & Murphy

O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home 
Elizabeth Miller 
575 Snelling Ave. S. 
St. Paul, MN 55116

www.ohalloranmurphy.com

1/8/2020 - LIVE-IN ATTENDANT

We are a privately owned funeral home and have an average call volume of 250 calls per year. We are very dedicated to the families we serve. We are looking to add a live-in part time night attendant to our current staff.Located in the north western metro area, with locations in Brooklyn Center and Osseo, MN. Apartment is located at the Brooklyn Center location.

Valid driver's license is required. 

Duties include: Assisting director with funerals and other duties on evening and weekends, general cleaning and maintenance, yard duties (snow removal, mowing, weed control etc.), staffing visitations, assisting director on removals, answering phone calls, and making initial contact with families while gathering first call information.

Competitive pay, rent free apartment with utilities included. Hourly pay for extra time worked outside of normal hours.

Email your resume & cover letter to Tina Schultz at tina@evansnordby.com.

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail.

Evans-Nordby Funeral Homes
Attn:Tina Schutz
34 2nd Street N.E.
Osseo, MN 55369


Jobs for Interns and/or Licensed Morticians/Funeral Directors

4/6/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/INTERN

www.evansnordby.com

We are a privately owned funeral home and are very dedicated to the families we serve. We have an average call volume of 250 calls per year and are looking to add a passionate, detail-oriented funeral director or intern to our team.

Duties include taking first calls, making removals, meeting with families to make funeral arrangements, embalming, working in an on-call schedule and day to day tasks as needed.

We are located in the northwestern metro area, with locations in Brooklyn Center and Osseo, MN.

Must be licensed in the state of MN or in the process of obtaining a MN funeral directors license, have a valid driver's license, work well in a team atmosphere, be compassionate and willing to assist any family that walk through our doors.

We offer a competitive salary, health insurance and dental coverage, profit sharing plan, clothing allowance, continuing education and licensing costs, cell phone, and vacation time.

Email your resume & cover letter to tina@evansnordby.com

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail

 
Evans-Nordby Funeral Home
Tina Schutz
34 2nd Street N.E.
Osseo, MN 55369

3/31/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

www.neptunesociety.com

At Neptune Society, a division of Service Corporation International, our mission is to provide peace of mind through the end of life planning with a customer-centric workplace that provides families with dignified and affordable cremations services.

Today, we are the company that more than 450,000 families turn to each year for compassionate and professional care.

Requirements & Qualifications
• At least 2 years managerial experience or 5 years industry experience
• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred and completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school specializing in Funeral Services
• A valid state Funeral Director licensure is required
• High level of compassion and integrity
• Problem solving skills
• Ability to multi task and set priorities

Why work for Neptune Society? We are the largest provider of cremation and pre-arrangement services in the industry. In addition to Work/Life Balance, some rewarding benefits we provide include:
• Generous compensation package, which consists of a base salary + bonus potential
• Competitive health and wellness plans (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, wellness credits, etc.)
• 401(k) with company match
• Paid Time Off(Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Personal time)
• Cell phone reimbursement
• Job related training, tuition reimbursement and career path development
• Company discounts, and more

Email your resume & cover letter to Mirlande Daniels at Mirlande.Daniels@sci-us.com

Neptune Society
Mirlande Daniels
7560 Wayzata Blvd
Golden Valley, MN 55426

 

3/16/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

We are a large, family-owned funeral home with 5 locations in south-central Montana and the Rocky Mountain front.  The home office and two of our funeral homes are located in Montana's largest city, Billings.  We are a funeral home that has served the area since 1900 and continually strive to make excellent service to our families the paramount objective.  We handle 750 to 800 cases per year. We have two funeral homes in Billings, one in Laurel, and one in the ski community of Red Lodge.  We have a chapel at our Columbus location as well.

National Board Exams passed, both sections; Ability to take the Montana jurisprudence exam to then obtain license as a Montana intern. 

100% paid health and supplemental after 60 days, 401 K option, 19 day paid time off policy

Email your resume & cover letter to Steve Kirkegard at info@smithfuneralchapels.com

Smith Funeral Chapels
Steve Kirkegard
925 South 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101

www.smithfuneralchapels.com

3/16/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

We are a progressive funeral and cremation provider looking for a caring and highly compassionate individual. Our mission, passion and purpose, with every family we serve, is to acknowledge a life lived, and bring healing to those that remain, as well as bringing innovative, technologically advanced services to our families, as well as be a leader in emerging industry trends.


We are located in a rural community in Eastern Iowa close to the Mississippi River with a hospital and YMCA among other amenities in our town. We are approximately 35 minutes to one hour driving distance from Dubuque, Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. 

• Must currently be a licensed Funeral Director in Iowa or have license reciprocity
• Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record
• Ability to lift 75 lbs
• Prefer 2 years of experience as a licensed funeral director

We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits, including a generous employer-paid portion profit sharing, cell phone, and paid time off.

Email your resume & cover letter to Don W. Carson at donwcarson@carsonandson.com

Send your resume & cover letter via US mail

Carson Celebration of Life Center
Don W. Carson
318 West Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060 
 
www.CarsonAndSon.com 

3/9/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Wulff funeral home is looking for a full time licensed funeral director that would be focused on arrangements and funerals for our funeral homes in the Twin Cities area. We offer an excellent on-call rotation (3 to 4 times a month) with no removals or embalmings required after hours 8am-4:30pm.

We service the Twin Cities Metro area.

We have competitive pay that is hourly with time and 1/2 for any hours over 40. We also have excellent benefits including 6% 401K matching and sick days separated from vacation/personal days.

Email your resume & cover letter to Trista Sharkey at trista.sharkey@sci-us.com
Send your resume & cover letter via US mail
Call Trista Sharkey 651-776-1555 if you have further questions or want to schedule an interview.

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

www.wulfffuneralhome.com

3/9/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

We are a cluster of 7 funeral homes in the Twin Cities area that are looking for a full time licensed funeral director/intern for our Care Center in St. Paul, MN. This funeral director will be focused on embalming, cosmetics, casketing, and preparing decedents for cremation. We have a large prep/dressing facility with 2 large coolers and an excellent rotating schedule with an easy on call schedule (3 to 4 times a month) that does NOT require the funeral director to make after hours removals or embalmings.

We believe that a strong work life balance is important for happy and successful employees. We have excellent benefits including a 6% 401K match and sick days separated from vacation days. We serve the Twin Cities area for our cluster of funeral homes in our central prep facility located at 1485 White Bear Avenue in St. Paul.

We have competitive pay that is hourly with time and 1/2 for any hours over 40. We also have excellent benefits including 6% 401K matching and sick days separated from vacation/personal days.

Email your resume & cover letter to Trista Sharkey at trista.sharkey@sci-us.com
Send your resume & cover letter via US mail
Call Trista Sharkey 651-776-1555 if you have further questions or want to schedule an interview.

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

www.wulfffuneralhome.com

3/9/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

Atkins Northland Funeral Home, located in Cloquet, MN (20 minutes from Duluth). Not only do we have Lake Superior in our backyard, we are close to many area lakes and are the gateway to the Northland. Atkins Northland Funeral Home is a family owned funeral home. We have a great support staff and everyone is treated like family. We understand there needs to be a balance between life and work and will do our best to accomplish that balance. We have a very modern facility including a beautiful reception room and a large preparation room.

We are looking for someone that has good communication and organizational skills and has a desire to provide the highest quality service to families.

Responsibilities would include:

-Meeting with families and arranging funeral and memorial services
-Keeping detailed and accurate records and paperwork
-Embalming and preparation
-On call schedule
-Crematory Operator (will provide, cremation certification)
-Additional duties as needed

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

Salary is based on experience. Housing available if needed.

Email your resume & cover letter to Bob Atkins at northlandbob@aol.com

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

www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com

2/19/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director/Intern

We are a forward-thinking family who provide unique life celebrations, community outreach and aftercare. We are one of the largest funeral homes in the Rochester and surrounding areas with three business locations. Resident Funeral Director Full Time

• Must be a Resident Funeral Director;
• Must possess a New York State Residency Green Card;
• Must possess clean, valid driver’s license

$17.00/hour plus benefits

Email your resume & cover letter to Kim O'Connor at kim@bartolomeo.com

Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home
Kim O'Connor
1411 Vintage Lane
Rochester, NY 14626 

www.bartolomeo.com 

2/19/2020 - Resident Funeral Director

POSITION SUMMARY: This a training level position responsible for removing deceased persons, the embalming process, service layouts and to work funeral services. These duties will be performed with the highest level of customer service, empathy, and confidentiality for clients and staff.

REPORTS TO: Prep Room Supervisor and Director of Operations & Personnel

(A mentor will be assigned to monitor and ensure a complete work experience.)

RESPONSIBILITIES (duties include but are not limited to):
 Remove deceased persons, embalming, cosmetize and layout;
 Remove deceased persons at night-time, occasionally embalming after 4:30 pm. Utilizing the cooler and performing embalming services during the daytime hours is preferred. The Prep Room Supervisor will advise on evening embalming/cooler usage needs.
 Perform scheduled preparation room maintenance;
 Ensure equipment is maintained;
 Transport bodies to the crematory;
 Assist with some funeral services and calling hours;
 Type and file death certificates;
 Create a schedule for washing and vacuuming Company removal/transfer vehicles;
 Assist with building maintenance (i.e., prepare viewing rooms for calling hours, wash cars, etc.);
 Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND SKILLS:
 Must be a Resident Funeral Director;
 Must possess a New York State Residency Green Card;
 Must possess clean, valid driver’s license;
 Must be able to proficiently and competently perform the above responsibilities;
 Must posses the ability to use funeral related software, such as MIMS;
 Must possess basic computer skills (i.e., MS Office);
 Must possess the ability to perform heavy lifting and endure demanding physical work.
 Must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory responsibilities.

WORK SCHEDULE/ON-CALL:
The weekly range of hours can be from 35-62 hours with the average of approximately 42-44 hours per week. The current ‘on call’ schedule requires being on-call two (2) week nights and every other weekend.
One (1) week day per week is a scheduled day off and every other weekend is off. Any requests to switch an ‘on call’ assignment for time off must be submitted to the Prep Room Supervisor and approved by the Director of Operations & Personnel. These schedule requirements are subject to change at any time.

NOTE: Upon completion of the residency requirements, the incumbent may be considered for regular employment.

2/12/2020 - Licensed Funeral Director

Family-owned since 1897, Boulger Funeral Home includes 3 locations in the Fargo area.  With 4 generations of experience, we are a progressive firm that offers our families the most modern and up-to-date funeral homes in our region. Boulger Funeral Home is located in Fargo, ND with locations in Hillsboro and Kindred, ND. 

 

Our funeral directors work with client families from the initial call through the final service to arrange personalized funerals, memorial and celebration of life services, ensuring experiences of the highest quality. Our directors present our clients with all options and provide the most professional and empathetic service possible. Successful candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to provide the highest quality service to families.

 

Job Description:

-Meet with client families to manage, prepare and direct personalized funeral, memorial and celebration of life services

-Ensure all files and paperwork are timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations

-Conduct and attend services regularly, coordinating the work of other funeral home staff in carrying out arrangements as necessary to exceed the expectations of the bereaved

-Maintain open and effective communication and accurate, up-to-date client files

-Embalming and preparation

-On call schedule rotation 

-Participation in community events, groups and/or organizations is encouraged

-Additional duties as needed

 

Requirements

-Valid Funeral Director License and/or the ability to obtain license in the State of North Dakota and Minnesota

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

"We offer a competitive salary package with excellent benefits, including a generous employer paid portion, profit sharing, on-call schedule and paid time off. 

 

Email your resume & cover letter to Jim Boulgerat jim@boulgerfuneralhome.com

 

Boulger Funeral Home
Jim Boulger
123 10th St. S
Fargo, ND 58103
 

www.boulgerfuneralhome.com

 

2/4/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR

At Neptune Society, our mission is to provide peace of mind through the end of life planning with a customer-centric workplace that provides families with dignified and affordable cremations services.

At Neptune Society, our mission is to provide peace of mind through the end of life planning, offering families dignified and affordable cremation services. Certified a Great Place to Work since 2017, we understand our team members are our greatest asset and provide a Work/Life Balance unique for our industry. Our Service Manager is responsible for providing the highest quality of service to our clients and their families while managing day-to-day operations and stimulating business growth. The ideal candidate is a positive, results-oriented manager, who will lead team members to provide exceptional customer service while building community relations to expand the location’s business.

NO REMOVALS 

  • Provide the highest quality services and products
  • Direct and control the operational activities of the location
  • Expand the location’s business and manage costs to achieve annual financial and   marketing goals
  • Select, train and motivate location staff to service excellence
  • Participate in community, as a part of local promotional efforts
  • Ensure the location’s operating practices comply with appropriate regulations and Company policies
  • At least 2 years of managerial experience or 5 years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred and completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school specializing in Funeral Services
  • A valid state Funeral Director licensure is required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities

Why work for Neptune Society? We are the largest provider of cremation and pre-arrangement services in the industry. In addition to Work/Life Balance, some rewarding benefits we provide include:

  • The generous compensation package, which consists of a base salary + bonus potential
  • Competitive health and wellness plans (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, wellness credits, etc.)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Personal time)
  • Cell phone reimbursement 
  • Job-related training, tuition reimbursement, and career path development
  • Company discounts, and more
  • Monday - Friday Schedule 

Salary: $65,000 - $68,000- Sign on bonus of $4,000

Email your resume & cover letter to Mirlande Daniels at mirlande.daniels@sci-us.com

Neptune Society
Mirlande Daniels
100 NW 70th Avenue
Plantation, FL 33317

www.neptunesociety.com

1/30/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/INTERN

Are you dying for a career that helps heal families and makes a difference in the community? At Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, we are looking for a funeral director, funeral director intern, or mortuary science student whose empathy, kindness, and organizational skills will be on display every day.

The needs of the 20th century family are changing. Families are no longer living in the same state, much less the same city. In addition, there have been numerous technological changes since we began our service in 1933. Our goal and commitment at Brenny Funeral Chapel is to ensure we stay on top of these changes and help facilitate the new needs and desires of today's modern family dynamics.

The Brainerd Lakes area is Minnesota’s year-round playground. Whether you love fishing and hunting, snowmobiling, craft beers, or just a slower pace of life, this is the area for you. Because the area is centrally located, you are within driving distance of the best features and attractions of our beautiful state. 

This full-time position will involve all aspects of funeral service including conducting funeral arrangements, being active with funerals and visitations, making removals, body preparation, etc. You must have excellent communication and organization skills and a desire to serve families with dignity, compassion and respect. Candidates must be either a Minnesota licensed funeral director or working towards a Minnesota State License, having graduated from an accredited school of Mortuary Science.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Complete benefits package
  • An environment that supports a work life-balance by maintaining appropriate schedules
  • Opportunity to work and live in the peaceful Brainerd Lakes area

For more information or to submit a resume, email alex@brenny.com.

1/30/2020 - LICENSED EMBALMER/ FUNERAL DIRECTOR

Davis-Playle Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Kirksville, MO is a family-owned and operated firm. Located in a smaller/middle size college town, home of Truman State University.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Licensed Embalmer/ Funeral Director
  • Full Time
  • Graduate of Mortuary Science Program and Passing of National Board

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Negotiable

Email your resume & cover letter to Zach Playle at zlplayle@gmail.com.

Davis-Playle Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home
Zach Playle
2100 E. Shephard Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501

www.davisplaylehudsonrimer.com

1/20/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/INTERN

Cooperatively owned with two locations, Hibbing and Virginia

Northern Minnesota, International Falls to Duluth

Must be currently enrolled in a Mortuary Science Program or have graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mortuary Science.

Compensation & Benefits: Depends on work history and qualification.

Email your resume & cover letter to Bryan Hanson at rangefuneralhome@msn.com 

Range Funeral Home
Bryan Hanson
911 16th St. N., PO Box 4
Virginia, MN 55792

www.rangefuneralhomes.com

1/10/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/INTERN

If you are looking to begin or continue your funeral service career, please consider Peterson Brothers Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Willmar for a full-time licensed funeral director position.

Peterson Brothers Funeral Home & Cremation Service, serving West Central Minnesota is proud to be family owned and operated for five generations, since 1889.  Our central location is in Willmar with three branch locations in Atwater, Spicer, and Sunburg with a call volume of 150+/year. We are currently recruiting a Full Time Licensed Mortician or Intern to join our professional team. 

Willmar is a wonderful community with a population of over 20,000.  The Willmar area schools and our community college provide youth with an excellent education and our health care system is exceptional.  Kandiyohi County is the gateway to the lakes. Our community has wonderful parks, walking/running trails, sporting teams and numerous other outdoor recreation (hunting and fishing) opportunities.  Willmar is located 100 miles west of Minneapolis on Hwy 12 and just 50 miles southwest of St. Cloud on Hwy 23. Our community is truly a place you would want to live and raise a family!

This full-time position will involve all aspects of funeral service including conducting funeral arrangements, being active with funerals and visitations, making removals, body preparation, etc.  Mortician candidates must have excellent communication and organization skills and a desire to serve families with dignity, compassion and respect. Candidates must be either a Minnesota licensed funeral director/mortician or working towards a Minnesota State License, having graduated from an accredited school of Mortuary Science.

Peterson Brothers offers a competitive salary based on experience and complete benefit package which includes, medical and individual life insurance, 401-k, vacation and paid sick leave, clothing allowance, paid license fees and opportunities for professional growth.

Email your resume & cover letter to Lance Peterson at lance@petersonbrothers.com.

Phone call to schedule a visit at the U of M, our business or other location is also acceptable.

Peterson Brothers Funeral Home
Attn:  Lance Peterson
700 Becker Ave SW
Willmar, MN  56201

www.petersonbrothers.com

1/9/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR

www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com

A career with a team of innovative funeral professionals at a family owned funeral home in southeastern Minnesota awaits. Mahn Family Funeral Home is looking for a Chapel Manager that is a Minnesota licensed funeral director.  Responsibilities would include all aspects of funeral service.

Individual must be a self-motivated person, able to think independently, without supervision/micro management and contribute as a part a team.

Position is located in Zumbrota, MN which is conveniently located right on Hwy 52 only 20 miles from Rochester, Livability.com's No. 1-ranked city on the 2016 Top 100 Best Places to Live list, and 50 miles southeast of Minneapolis. A small town feel with opportunities to enjoy big city life just down the road.

Licensed Funeral Director Full Time

Licensed MN Funeral Director or be able to obtain a MN Funeral Directors License.

Be able to lift 75 lbs.

Have 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, three-day weekends every other week, paid vacation, retirement plan, profit sharing, and health, life, and short/long term insurance and more.

Email your resume & cover letter to Joseph Mahn atjmahn62@hotmail.com.

1/8/2020 - LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/INTERN

We are a privately owned funeral home and are very dedicated to the families we serve. We have an average call volume of 250 calls per year and are looking to add a passionate, detail oriented funeral director or intern to our team. Duties include taking first calls, making removals, meeting with families to make funeral arrangements, embalming, working in an on call schedule and day to day tasks as needed.

We are located in the north western metro area, with locations in Brooklyn Center and Osseo, MN.

Licensed Funeral Director/Intern Full Time

Must be licensed in the state of MN or in the process of obtaining a MN funeral directors license, have a valid driver's license, work well in a team atmosphere, be compassionate and willing to assist any family that walk through our doors.

We offer a competitive salary, health insurance and dental coverage, profit sharing plan, clothing allowance, continuing education and licensing costs, cell phone, and vacation time.

 Email your resume & cover letter to Tina Schultz at tina@evansnordby.com

 Send your resume & cover letter via US mail

Evans-Nordby Funeral Homes
Attn:Tina Schutz
34 2nd Street N.E.
Osseo, MN 55369

www.evansnordby.com