SummaryResponsible for overseeing all activities in a funeral home, including arranging for viewing and burial services, transporting bodies, and conferring with family members to ensure final wishes are respected.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESManage preparations and plans in a funeral home.Arrange for burial or funeral services for the deceased.Comfort grieving family members.Discuss prices and plans.Help family set date and time for viewing and burial.Arrange for clergy member to conduct religious services.Contact cemetery officials and arrange burial plans.Ensure religious and ethnic customs of the decedent are fulfilled or respected.Prepare body for burial with embalming fluid or cremate body.Arrange casket in viewing parlor or set up urn with ashes for viewing.Set up photos or other memories of the decedent.Greet family as they enter the parlor.Arrange for transportation to and from the cemetery.Lead funeral procession.Oversee preparation and shipment of body if burial is in another location.Direct funeral service.This is a portion of what it would entail being a Funeral Director / EmbalmerMust be licensed as a Funeral Director / Embalmer in Florida.Preferably must speak Spanish or the willingness to learn Spanish.
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