funeral director resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate licensed funeral director dedicated to helping families celebrate lives of loved ones and find closure through high-quality and individualized funeral services.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Obituary writing and proofing
  • MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of OSHA Regulations
  • Great people skills and positive attitude
  • Great work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great listening skills
  • Funeral planning
  • FTC Funeral Rule compliance understanding
  • Ability to manage distressing and stressful situations with sensitivity and care
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of traditions and customs of different cultures
  • Detailed-oriented and extremely organized
Work History
02/2023 to Current
Licensed Funeral Director Tulip Cremation Venice, FL,

  • Arranges funerals consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs
  • Schedules and conducts funeral arrangements
  • Contacts cemetery, vault provider, crematory, officiant, church, or service location, florist, police escorts, military, etc,
  • Collects vital record information to complete death certificates
  • Leads and directs funeral and graveside services
  • Removes deceased from place of death and transported to funeral home
  • Addresses all client questions and requests for information relating to funeral services and pricing
  • Dresses and caskets remains
08/2005 to Current
Special Education Teacher Kids Peace Mesabi Academies Merrillville, IN,

  • Participates in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills
  • Welcomes the challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement
  • Meets with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress and areas requiring improvement
  • Enforces discipline on campus and during off-campus school trips following code of conduct and student handbook
  • Provides a safety and loving environment conducive to learning
07/2020 to 02/2023
Apprentice Funeral Director John M. Oakey And Sons City, STATE,

  • Gathered information for death certificates
  • Assisted with dressing and casketing
  • Itemized list of clothing and valuables delivered with body.
  • Received and arrange flowers
  • Displayed highest level of professionalism and sensitivity when dealing with grieving family members.
  • Supported funeral director with all facets of funeral service coordination.
  • Greeted funeral guests and coordinated seating at funeral services.
  • Prepared facilities for funeral visitations and memorial services, arranging chairs and flower arrangements and setting up sign-in books and memorial cards.
  • Drove company vehicles to transport remains or families to services.
  • Assisted with dressing and casketing
  • Welcomed families and visitors into funeral establishment and guided into appropriate visitation rooms
  • Provided administrative support to funeral home staff.

Expected in 05/2015 to to
Specialist of Education: Elementary Education
Troy University - Phenix City, AL,
Expected in 05/2005 to to
Master of Science: Elementary Education
Troy University - Troy, AL
Expected in 12/2001 to to
Bachelor of Science: K-6 Collaborative Education
Troy University - Troy, AL
Expected in 2022 to to
Funeral Service Education: Funeral Services And Mortuary Science
Jefferson State Community College - Birmingham, AL

Classes taken:

FSE 101 Funeral Directing

FSE 110 Law & Ethnics for Funeral Service

FSE 145 Basic Accounting Procedures for Funeral Services

FSE 225 Funeral Service Management I

FSE 226 Funeral Service Management II

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School Attended

  • Troy University
  • Troy University
  • Troy University
  • Jefferson State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Funeral Director
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Apprentice Funeral Director


  • Specialist of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Funeral Service Education

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