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Funeral Attendants provide support to the family of the deceased by completing the following tasks: dressing and cosmeticizing the body of the deceased person, embalming corpses, greeting people at the funeral home, transporting the deceased to the funeral home, handling caskets, and comforting family members. Those interested in a Funeral Attendant position should be able to demonstrate the following abilities throughout their resumes: knowledge of funeral services, empathy, being able to face distressful situations, customer service orientation, problem-solving abilities, and attention to details. Successful example resumes mention a high school diploma and the completion of a funeral services apprenticeship.

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Funeral Attendant

Perform a variety of tasks during funerals to support funeral directors and to guarantee that services run smoothly and as planned.

  • Ensure cleanliness practices in the graveyard area, chapel area and parlor area.
  • Process burial permits and registering deaths.
  • Issue and store funeral equipment.
  • Provide personal assistance, emotional support or personal care to customers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Safety And Health Administration
2

Funeral Attendant

  • Welcomed families and visitors into the facilit.
  • Escorted the guest into the appropriate visitation room or chapel
  • Prepared the facilities for funeral visitations, funeral and memorial services
  • Arranged floral tributes in the visitation room and chapel
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AA
Arts
AS
Science
BS
Mortuary Science
3

Funeral Attendant

  • Performed multiple duties assisting Funeral Directors to make sure the funeral ran smoothly.
  • Collaborated with the staff to accomplish the goals set by the Funeral Director.
  • Showed strong interpersonal skills to communicate with grieving families.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Integrated Studies
4

Funeral Attendant Intern

Performed clerical tasks related to conducting ceremonies and supporting documentation.

  • Received mourners and provided directions before, during and after services.
  • Attended to customer personal needs during ceremonies ensuring program efficiency.
  • Aided in establishing the chapel environment before services.
  • Transferred materials between services in support of multiple programs.
  • Documented family material items for the Professional Care Center.
  • Aided in developing and producing audio/video displays for services and receptions.
  • Filed documentation pertaining to post services, payment records and death certificates.
  • Delivered documents to health clinics and received death certificates for [company name].
  • Reproduced documentation in support of general funeral costs for [company name] as well as contact and location information of local funeral homes.
  • Assisted in transporting and arranging floral arrangements at burial sites.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
5

Funeral Attendant

  • Performs various tasks relating to funerals and visitations and assisting funeral director to ensure services run per expectations.
  • Creation and distribution of tribute cards, guest books and prayer cards.
  • Delivers floral arrangements.
  • Drives limousines, mortuary vans and hearses.
  • Customer Service to include: answers phones, greets mourners, and assists to make the service as stress free and comforting to the bereaved as possible.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2013, MeM, Messenger and Care Point.
  • Knowledge of funeral proceedings and rituals of Catholic and Greek Orthodox services and, to a lesser extent, other religions.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Social Sciences
6

Funeral Attendant

Attend services at mortuary and assist the families while in our facilities

  • Assist the director with setting up ceremonies and as well as the casket
  • Answering phones and directing clients for the mortuary
  • Assist and make first calls at homes & hospitals
  • Drive company vehicles to transport remains or families to services
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Funeral Attendant/customer Service

  • Attend funerals and assist Funeral Director with every aspect of funeral service
  • Specialist in low-level computer troubleshooting and customized printing products
  • Provide compassionate customer service to families in one of the most trying times of their life.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Expired
Health Sciences
8

Registered Funeral Trainee / Funeral Attendant

  • Perform removals of deceased individuals
  • On-Call for six days out of the week for removals after office hours
  • Assistant to licensed funeral directors during preparatory work
  • Retrieval of death certificates from hospitals and nursing home facilities
  • Assistant to funeral directors during funerals
  • Essential communication abilities/skills with families during times of grievance
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Management
Funeral Service
Premedical Certificate Program
9

Support Staff / Funeral Attendant

  • Assisting funeral directors with meeting the needs of families
  • Greet visitors and direct them to the guest book area and the correct visitation room or chapel
  • Arrange travel from the funeral home to the church or grave site
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of funeral home as well as service vehicles
  • Serve as point of contact between families and funeral director
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Family Service Counselor and Funeral Attendant

Assisted those who had experienced a death in the family to coordinate their interment services at the cemetery.

  • Provided customer service to individuals who need assistance in locating a loved one's final resting place or who have had a cemetery related problem that needs resolving.
  • Assisted families with pre-need cemetery arrangements.
  • Preformed various tasks before, during and after the funeral service and or viewing, including setting up and taking down flowers and photos, drive the hearse, opening and closing of the casket, parking cars, escort mourners to the church or chapel in which a funeral is being held and acting as a Pallbearer when needed.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bible
MA
Master of Arts

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