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O = Officer MGR = Manager FD = Funeral Director E = Embalmer AD = Administrative A = Apprentice or Intern
Funeral Director, Westchester Co., NY
Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services is looking for a talented funeral director to join our team, supporting our growth and service of three locations across Westchester County, NY – White Plains, Elmsford and Hawthorne. If you’re looking for an opportunity to serve the community in a meaningful way, a fast-paced working environment, and endless opportunities to learn new skills and bring a fresh perspective and new ideas to this industry, this could be a great fit. Working hard and putting the families we serve first is in the nature of this profession – we are looking for someone ready to hit the ground running.
- Graduated from an accredited school or college of mortuary science
- Current Funeral Director license within the practicing state
- Valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required to operate company owned vehicles
- Superb phone and email etiquette
- Proficient with office software (Microsoft Word, Office Outlook)
- Good phone and interpersonal skills
- Reliably commute to office in White Plains, NY, and as needed for services and arrangements in Elmsford, NY, and Hawthorne, NY, locations
Funeral Director Responsibilities
- Client Consultation: Meet with grieving families to discuss funeral arrangements, understand their preferences, and provide guidance on available services.
- Documentation and Compliance: Prepare and file all necessary legal documents, including death certificates and permits, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
- Coordination of Services: Arrange and coordinate funeral services, viewings, cremations, and burials according to the wishes of the deceased and their families.
- Embalming and Preparation: Oversee embalming and body preparation activities, ensuring that all procedures are conducted with the utmost care and in compliance with health and safety standards.
- Casket and Urn Selection: Assist families in choosing appropriate caskets, urns, and other funeral merchandise, providing information on pricing and options.
- Transportation Arrangements: Coordinate the transportation of the deceased from the place of death to the funeral home and to the final resting place.
- Support Services: Offer emotional support and guidance to grieving families, providing resources for grief counseling and other support services.
- Funeral Home Maintenance: Ensure the cleanliness and proper maintenance of the funeral home facilities, equipment, and vehicles.
- Attendance at daily morning staff meetings
Work Hours & Benefits
Part-time or full-time options available. Potential to make bonuses and overtime. Salary commensurate with experience. Office perks include occasional free lunches, quarterly training & development, and an upbeat environment where you’ll never be bored!
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com. Please include “Funeral Director Application” in the subject line. Ballard-Durand Funeral Home is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.
Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services
2 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY
72 E. Main Street, Elmsford, NY
21 W. Stevens Street, Hawthorne, NY