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FUNERAL SERVICE LICENSEE

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

Kyger Funeral Home is an independently owned and operated firm with two locations and a crematory, serving the Shenandoah Valley and its diversely growing population.  With a long-standing reputation for professionalism and compassion, Kyger Funeral Home has been recognized by the Virginia Living Magazine, OGR and local publications.  We are the first of two funeral homes in Virginia to be certified by the Green Burial Council and proud to have opened the first natural cemetery in Virginia, Duck Run Natural Cemetery, in 2012.

This position requires a full-time funeral service licensee, who would be involved in all aspects of funeral service.  This may include embalming and preparation work, at-need and pre-need arrangements, on-call schedule, removals, and any other delegated or shared responsibilities. Our generational approach to serving families is enhanced through our modern locations, supportive staff and technology.

Requirements and Qualifications

-Virginia funeral service licensee or someone who has the ability to obtain a Virginia license

-Previous experience is desired

-Driver’s License with a good standing record

-Nights and weekend availability

-Motivated and compassionate with great communication skills (in person, phone and email)

Benefits

-Compensation based on experience

-Health/dental insurance

-Company 5% matching 401K retirement plan

-2 weeks paid vacation with an increase to 3 weeks after 5 years

-Annual year-end performance bonus

-Annual clothing allowance

-Company cell phone

-Afterhours removal compensation

Resume, professional and personal references may be given by mail, email or in person.

Kyger Funeral Homes, Inc.

3173 Spotswood Trail

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

540-434-1359

info@kygers.com

Attn: Kenny or Travis Kyger

FUNERAL SERVICE LICENSEE

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

Johnson Funeral Service – Bridgewater, Virginia

Johnson Funeral Service is a two-location independently owned and operated firm, serving in excess of 300 families annually, with an exceptional reputation for professionalism. We are seeking a full-time funeral service licensee. This position interacts directly with families and is responsible for creating and maintaining the highest level of family confidence and satisfaction. This position requires on-call availability every-other weekend with the opposite weekend being a four-day weekend off.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Virginia funeral service licensee or the ability to become a Virginia licensee
  • Crematory Operators certificate or the ability to obtain an operator’s certificate
  • Drivers permit and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift in excess of 75lbs

REQUIRMENTS:

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs
  • Nights and weekend availability
  • Ability to multi task and set priorities
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience is preferred but not required

BENEFITS:

  • Highly competitive compensation based on experience
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid vacation
  • Year-end bonus plan
  • Annual clothing allowance
  • Temporary housing available if relocating to the area

 

Please forward your resume to jjohnson@johnsonfs.com

All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

FUNERAL SERVICE LICENSEE

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

We, at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home and Crematory in Salem, Virginia, are inviting a Funeral Service Licensee to join our staff family and, in turn, enable us to do more than we can do ourselves.  Our family-owned and independently-operated establishment has emerged as our immediate area’s leading choice by those in need.  We have over 40 employees who serve nearly 400 families each year and take great pride in compliance, community involvement, and genuine service.

Our newly-hired Funeral Service Licensee will be involved with all aspects of funeral service including but not limited to participating in an on-call schedule, removals, waiting on families in both preneed and at-need arrangements, directing services, embalming and other preparation work, cremations, and overseeing delegated areas of shared responsibilities.

In exchange for servant-minded values, our newly-hired Funeral Service Licensee will be the next recipient of what we call the “JMO Advantage” which, in part, consists of not just the opportunity to reside in one of the best geographical areas of Virginia perfect for both individual adventure and raising a family, but also an excellent work schedule, competitive salary, paid benefits package, company matching investment account, preneed commissions, paid time off, potential year-end bonus, and more.

If you are a Funeral Service Licensee who actively pursues excellence and desires to enjoy a longstanding career with a funeral home having the mission to build a bridge of trust, compassion, and respect as well as a lasting relationship with families during the most difficult of times – please email your resume to dave@johnmoakey.com or mail it to 305 Roanoke Boulevard in Salem, VA 24153 for consideration.

Funeral Director/Embalmer

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

Salary

Up to $80,000 Annual Base Salary

An ideal place to call home, Altavista, Virginia – It’s name is a direct reference to the beautiful views our community offers. Nature gave Altavista the stunning beauty of the Appalachian Mountain range, which is enjoyed by the many visitors who travel the Blue Ridge National Parkway each year. We’re also blessed with breathtaking lakes nearby such as Smith Mountain Lake and Leesville Lake, and so much more that encourage an active lifestyle. Whether your passion is motorcycling, biking, hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, camping, or water sports, you’ll find plenty to do. Our community is also a family-friendly place, with quiet neighborhoods served by safe streets, and residents who still look out for each other. The cost of living is attractive, led by very affordable housing of all types and low-cost utilities. Local K12 schools continue to be recognized among the state’s best. We’re particularly proud of the Altavista YMCA, which has become our community’s centerpiece. With affordable childcare and an amazingly wide range of activities, it keeps local families healthy, happy, and active.

Finch & Finch, Inc. is proud to be the oldest business in Altavista. We are a progressive family owned and operated funeral home founded in 1905. We are seeking a full-time Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining the highest level of client family satisfaction. This position will be responsible for weeknight & weekend on call hours including embalming.
Currently, on call every other weekend with the opposite weekend being a three-day weekend off.

Requirements & Qualifications:
• Virginia Funeral Service Licensee
• Well groomed, motivated, compassionate, detail oriented, multitasker and communicator
• Proficient with computers and technology
• Ability for job related lifting
• Willingness to participate in growing market share through personal community involvement
• Experience managing caseload while maintaining the highest level of client family satisfaction

Benefits:
• Competitive salary based on experience & abilities
• Health, Life & Disability Insurance paid 100% by Company
• 401K Retirement with Company 4% match
• Paid Vacation, Paid All-Purpose Days & Vacation Bonus Plan
• Year End Bonus Plan
• Annual Clothing allowance
• Company Cell Phone
• Full YMCA Fitness Membership
• Professional organization dues, area civic organization memberships & more

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a 6-time NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award winning, progressive, two location, family firm, serving approximately 155 families annually, with an exceptional reputation for professional, caring and compassionate service.

PLEASE EMAIL RESUMES TO – TFINCH@FINCHANDFINCHFUNERALSERVICE.COM

Funeral Director/Embalmer

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

Competitive pay based on experience, 100% paid health and dental, retirement and paid vacation.  

Submit resume, professional, and personal references to:

S. Scott Stroud, Owner & Funeral Director
Graham Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1112 Kempsville Road
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757)382-7747

Email: grahamfuneralhome@verizon.net

Funeral Director/Embalmer

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR EMPLOYMENT

Virginia funeral home located in the beautiful, and historically rich, Shenandoah Valley is adding a licensed position to their growing firm.  
 
Seeking a career licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer to become part of a 144-year family-owned business with a history of dedicated service to the families we serve. Candidates must be community minded with a willingness to engage and become an asset to the area. Great long-term advancement opportunities as well as a beautiful growing community with endless outdoor and recreational interests. Geographically positioned to metropolitan dining, arts, and entertainment as well as international airports.  Flex schedule to ensure personal time with benefits and living accommodation options.

Position includes shared responsibilities of all areas associated with the funeral and cremation services we provide.  Ideal candidates should thrive in a team environment, be detail oriented, and have up-to-date computer knowledge, readily becoming an asset to our team. In addition, this individual will need to embrace new technologies, be forward thinking and be comfortable establishing relationships with those we serve.
 
Competitive, experience-based salary scale, flexible work schedule allowing two (4day) weekends a month, clothing allowance, and performance and growth bonus incentives.
 
Submit resume, professional, and personal references to:

Stover Funeral Home & Crematory
177 N. Holliday Street
Strasburg, VA 22657
Phone: 540-465-5101

Email: stoverfuneralhome@gmail.com 

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Salary

Will depend on experience

Job Type

Full-time

Number of hires for this role

1

Qualifications

Virginia Funeral Service Licensee

Valid Virginia driver’s license/clean driving record

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Basic knowledge associated with computers/device technology/social media applications/office management & industry specific software/electronic record keeping/EDRS/

**Please submit your Resume & Cover Letter to edward7228@gmail.com for consideration**

Full Job Description

Family owned and operated funeral firm in beautiful southwest Virginia, with two locations serving 130+ families each year, seeking an experienced VA licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. Successful candidate will have completed mortuary school and have an active, unencumbered VA Funeral Service license or the ability to immediately reciprocate a license from another state.

We are seeking a funeral director who is comfortable with all aspects of funeral directing/funeral service provision. Reliability/dependability and a strong work ethic are imperative. Teamwork, as well as the ability to work independently, is a must. Attention to detail, multi-tasking, time management and independent problem-solving skills are required.

The applicant must be able to arrange funeral and memorial services and attend to all aspects of those arrangements; produce videos, memorial folders; independently conduct funeral and memorial services; accomplish removals and transfers; obtain authorization for embalming, prepare, embalm, dress, and casketing; handle funeral contracts, legal documents, insurance claims/proceeds; file death certificates in EDRS; etc.…

Grundy, VA is situated in the southern Appalachian Mountains and is known for its scenic beauty. It’s a small town with a suburban rural mix feel, with many young professionals living in the area. A quiet and peaceful town. Grundy is located close to the Spearhead Trial System used solely for the purpose of ATV riding, with beautiful scenery and elk viewing. Also, located close is the Breaks Interstate Park, known for its beautiful canyons, river, and hiking trials. Grundy offers a small public school system as well as two colleges Appalachian School of Law and Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Grundy is an up-and-coming town that would be great for the individual seeking outdoor adventure or to raise a family.

Additional Benefits

Paid Vacation

Health/Life/Dental Insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Whitten Funeral and Cremations – Lynchburg, Virginia

Whitten Funeral and Cremations, located in Lynchburg, is a funeral home with three locations. Whitten Funeral Home is seeking a full-time Funeral Director/Embalmer. The management of the firm is handled by a team with over 80 years of funeral experience. The General Manager is a 3rd generation family member of the firm’s founder.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs on-call responsibilities including: taking first calls, talking with families, answering questions, providing initial details, and; conducting transfers
  • Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks such as: verifying identification; obtaining authorization for embalming; embalming; dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics; preparing cremated remains
  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Negotiates and enters into funeral contracts
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payment in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
  • Arranges for the interment or cremation of human remains
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules
  • Prepares and accurately completes documents and online entries related to services, cremations, maintenance
  • Retains heritage and grows market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a dual degree training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral and mortuary science as required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board
    Certification/Licenses

  • Must meet all licensing requirements in Virginia as required by law and as prescribed by state board
  • Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi task and set priorities
  • Detail oriented

This position requires, teamwork, attention to detail, good written, verbal, and computer skills, compassion towards others, the ability to lift 75 pounds, high school diploma, wiliness to work weekends, and a valid driver’s license. All employees are subject to drug testing at time of hire and random testing thereafter as well as a background check as part of the application process.

All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

Please forward your resume and a cover letter to kemp.settle@dignitymemorial.com

Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory – Williamsburg, Virginia

Applications Accepted By:
EMAIL: jfrucht@nelsencares.com
Subject Line: Funeral Director Position
MAIL:
Jeffrey Frucht
Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory
3785 Strawberry Plains Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23188

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the guidance of a licensed funeral director, implements choices made by the families’ legal representatives regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Provides customer service in all areas of funeral arrangements, cremation ceremonies and interment to assist families following the loss of a loved one. Provides exemplary and professional service. Position includes a 40-hour workweek limited nights on call, with no night removals.

  • Supervises and cares for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks such as: verifying identification; obtaining authorization for embalming; embalming; dressing, styling hair and/or applying cosmetics; preparing cremated remains
  • Arranges and conducts funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized and caring manner consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Handles contracts, legal documents, and collection of payment in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures client families are informed of special recognition/services available for veterans and ensures the delivery of selected recognition/services
  • Supervises/assists in funeral services by: supervising the parking of cars; ushering; driving funeral vehicles; assisting at chapel and church services; assisting at the cemetery; delivering of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos of client families; setting up and removal of chairs, and; participating at special functions
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable professional, municipal, provincial/state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules
  • Accurately prepares and completes documents related to services, and cremations

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a dual degree or Funeral Director training program at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral and mortuary science as required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board
  • Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law as prescribed by each state board
  • Current state/province issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Basic knowledge of religious and fraternal organizations customs
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office Suite required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi task and set priorities

BENEFITS

Competitive hourly pay, some overtime, health, vision, dental, and life insurance. Paid vacation, personal, holiday, and sick time. 401K with company match.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Crime Scene Cleanup Technician

Servpro of Danville and Pittsylvania County has an immediate need for a Crime Scene Cleanup Technician.

If you are passionate about helping people during times of tragedy and enjoy working in a hands-on environment, we invite you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a growing company offering a competitive wage structure and benefits.

Job Overview

We are seeking a Technician who is hardworking, compassionate, and has a strong desire to help families in need. As a Technician, you will be on-call (shared call with another technician) so that you can assist families whenever the need arises. While prior experience in construction, demolition, restoration, carpentry, and comparable industries are desired, it is not required. Servpro provides comprehensive training and certification on safety and compliance, biohazard cleanup process and procedure, and customer service. We are committed to training our Technicians for success.

Main Responsibilities

  • Will work hand-in-hand with the team to clean up after situations like suicides, homicides, unattended deaths, or accidents
  • Inventory management
  • Oversee maintenance of location and truck

Basic Qualifications Experience and Skills

  • At least 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
  • Must reside locally and be able to respond to the dispatch office within a reasonable time after receiving a service call
  • Must be available for call
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Prior experience that demonstrates a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task

Please contact:
Rob Parsons
434-822-3010
rparsons@servprodanvilleva.com
www.servprodanvillepittsylvaniacounty.com

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