Title Funeral Director/Embalmer (18001)
Employer Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home
Job Information

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home has partnered with Gorman Recruiting to fill a position for a Funeral Director/Embalmer in Hartford, Kentucky. The Funeral Director/Embalmer will offer counsel and comfort to bereaved families and friends, and consult with them to arrange funeral details.

Principle Responsibilities Include

  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, arranging details such as floral delivery or the time and place of services.
  • Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
  • Contact cemeteries to schedule the opening and closing of graves.
  • Participate in community activities for funeral home promotion or other purposes.
  • Oversee the preparation and care of the remains of people who have died.
  • Arrange for clergy members to perform needed services.
  • Provide or arrange transportation between sites for the remains, mourners, pallbearers, clergy, or flowers.
  • Obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates or burial permits.
  • Arrange for pallbearers or inform pallbearers or honorary groups of their duties.
  • Discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals with clients.
  • Perform embalming duties as necessary.
  • Maintain financial records, order merchandise, or prepare accounts.
  • Conform to laws of health and sanitation and ensure that legal requirements concerning embalming are met.

Requirements Include

  • Must have completed 2 year mortuary program
  • Compassionate, eager, and professional
  • Must have current funeral director and embalmer license (acquire KY license if licensed elsewhere)


  • Competitive salary, based on experience,  plus benefits
Location Hartford, KY
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