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Funeral Director Embalmer

Davenport Funeral Home, Inc. West Union ,SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description




Assist families in all funeral related activities from the arrangement conference to service

  • Obtain demographic information
  • Enter into contracts to provide service
  • File legal documentation including but not limited to death certificates and cremation authorizations
  • Supervise funeral related events such as parking, seating, assisting with chapel, church and graveside services
  • Arrange interment of human remains
  • Perform embalming during regular business hours
  • Verify identity, embalm, dress, style and use cosmetics when necessary


  • Education
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Completion of a degree at an accredited mortuary college or technical school specializing in funeral and mortuary science
  • Experience
    • Embalmer, Apprentice or Funeral Director
  • Certification/Licenses
    • Current state issued driver’s license with good driving record
    • Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer in the state of South Carolina, or be able to complete licensing requirements shortly after being start date
  • 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

Davenport Funeral Home, Inc.


311 South Highway 11
West Union, SC
29696 USA