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  • September 03, 2021 9:40 AM | Caroline Bowers (Administrator)

    Waid Funeral and Cremation Service

    Merrill, WI

    The Location Manger provides customer service in all areas of helping client families achieve peace following the loss of a loved one by providing the highest quality services and products that support Vertin’s mission, vision and core values. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the funeral home and directly leads and supervises the funeral home staff.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Funeral Director (70%)

    • ·         Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.
    • ·         Grow market share through active involvement with community, religious and other organizations.
    • ·         Maintain company and funeral home location marketing online and locally as required.
    • ·         Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner and in keeping with regulatory requirements, while performing a variety of tasks which include: removals and transfers, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing and casketing; coordinating and assisting with funeral service, and visitation, delivery of flowers, caskets, urn, photos and other personal keepsakes or mementos or client families, and the removal, proper care and storage of these items.
    • ·         Operate and maintain the crematory at certain locations, including repositioning and processing of cremated remains as per the Procedures Manual. Where location differences cause Funeral Director to serve as a Crematory Operator, specific responsibilities also include those of a Crematory Operator.
    • ·         Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
    • ·         Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations and rules applicable to funeral service.
    • ·         Where regulatory requirements limit pre-need sales to Funeral Directors, the Funeral Director’s specific responsibilities also include those of the Preneed Specialist.
    • ·         Provide aftercare, including delivery of documents, cards, and information on insurance, pre-arrangements for next of kin.
    • ·         Ensure potential pre-need referrals are shared with Preneed Specialist.
    • ·         Supervise the parking of cars, ushering, driving funeral vehicles, assisting at chapel and church services, assisting at the cemetery, floral delivery, picking up supplies, participating in special functions and other duties, as required.
    • ·         Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
    • ·         Perform office duties and reporting.
    • ·         Clean and maintain all funeral home vehicles.
    • ·         Assist with the maintenance of vehicles, the facility and property, receive caskets and other funeral home supplies as well as place into inventory.
    • ·         Other duties as assigned.

    Location Manager (10%)

    • ·         Ensure appropriate and equitable staff schedules for call coverage, services, events, meetings etc.
    • ·         Manage employee performance using established metrics and expectations, tracking progress against the goals, ensuring timely feedback, and addressing performance problems and issues promptly. Hold staff accountable for metrics and performance goals.
    • ·         Schedule and lead regular staff meetings, as defined by the Vertin Business Model and management processes.
    • ·         Ensure active participation by all employees in the communities they serve.
    • ·         Review and enhance current activities and marketing efforts.
    • ·         Understand the budget and ensure goals are met.
    • ·         Prioritize future expenses and approve all proposed operating expenses within the limits of authorization.
    • ·         Ensure proper facility, property, and vehicle maintenance is performed.
    • ·         Immediately report all significant, unexpected or potential expenses that arise as part of operating a business.
    • ·         Ensure adherence by all staff to all stated policies and procedures, OSHA standards, and FTC standards. Properly report any/all incidents immediately, as required by company procedures.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES (20%)

    • ·         Directly lead, supervise, train, and develop Funeral Home staff. Ensure roles and responsibilities are clarified.
    • ·         Maintain systems to measure and evaluate direct reports against established metrics.
    • ·         Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Vertin policies and management processes, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include but are not limited to participating in interviewing, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, assigning and directing work, evaluating performance, reward and recognition, performance management, and termination.
    • ·         Ensure compliance in all areas for the benefit of employee health and safety.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS

    Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university, as required to hold the necessary Mortician License in the required State(s) of operation; plus two or more years related experience and/or training within a funeral service setting, where direct oversight/management of others was required, is preferred.

    Pay and Benefits:

    Salary dependent on experience.

    Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance, Bonus pay

    Submit your resume to Careers@vertin.com


  • September 03, 2021 9:36 AM | Caroline Bowers (Administrator)

    Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center / Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

    Wausau, WI

    We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to serve as a full-time funeral director or apprentice. The right candidate for this position can quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personal, meaningful, and unique solutions to help honor and celebrate each life lived. A friendly personality and a positive attitude are also important qualities for success.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·         Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.

    ·         Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.

    ·         Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.

    ·         Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.

    ·         Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.

    ·         Perform office duties and reporting.

    ·         Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.

    ·         Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.

    ·         Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.

    ·         Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.

    ·         Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.

    ·         Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.

    ·         Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.

    ·         Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

    ·         Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.

    ·         Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.

    ·         Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.

    ·         Other duties as assigned.

    Pay and Benefits:

    $50,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

    Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance, Bonus pay

    Submit your resume to Careers@vertin.com


  • September 03, 2021 9:34 AM | Caroline Bowers (Administrator)

    Ballhorn Chapels Funeral and Cremation Care Center / Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center

    Sheboygan, WI

    We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to serve as a full-time licensed funeral director. The right candidate for this position can quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personal, meaningful, and unique solutions to help honor and celebrate each life lived. A friendly personality and a positive attitude are also important qualities for success.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·         Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.

    ·         Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.

    ·         Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.

    ·         Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.

    ·         Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.

    ·         Perform office duties and reporting.

    ·         Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.

    ·         Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.

    ·         Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.

    ·         Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.

    ·         Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.

    ·         Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.

    ·         Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.

    ·         Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

    ·         Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.

    ·         Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.

    ·         Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.

    ·         Other duties as assigned.

    Pay and Benefits:

    $50,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

    Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance, Bonus pay

    Submit your resume to Careers@vertin.com


  • August 27, 2021 2:40 PM | Horan Funeral Home, Inc.

    We are looking to add a Full Time Funeral Director and Embalmer to our staff.

    We have a great community to live in with a zoo/park, State Park, hiking and biking trails, Lake Wissota, boating, fishing or just about anything for everybody.

    This person should be licensed in the state of Wisconsin or able to obtain a license. Willing to work together as a team.

    Also, potentially ownership.


    Job details

    Salary: $40,000 - $55,000 a year / Full Time


    Qualifications

    • Associate Degree (Required)
    • Funeral Directing: 5 years (Preferred)
    • Funeral Director and Embalming License (Preferred)

    Full Job Description

    POSITION PROFILE: 

    Horan Funeral Home, Chippewa Falls and locally owned and operated

    We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to serve as a full-time funeral director. The right candidate for this position can quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personal, meaningful, and unique solutions to help honor and celebrate each life lived. A friendly personality and a positive attitude are also important qualities for success.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to state requirements.
    • Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer of the deceased, embalming, cosmetology, dressing, and casketing.
    • Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner
    • Variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
    • Perform office duties and reporting.
    • Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
    • Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.
    • Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
    • Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.
    • Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
    • Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
    • Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.
    • Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS

    • Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program 
    • Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
    • Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
    • Valid Driver’s License

    SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
    The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.

    • Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
    • Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
    • Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in the community
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
    • Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
    • Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
    • Solid organizational and reporting skills
    • Above-average technology skills
    • Use of programs such as Microsoft and Google
    • Use of Facebook and Spotify


    Benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Profit Sharing Plan
    • Cell Phone

    Schedule:

    • Every other night and every other weekend

    Please respond by submitting your resume at horanfuneralhome@gmail.com or by sending it to

    Horan Funeral Home, 420 Bay Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

    Contact Mike Horan at 715-723-4404 for any questions.

  • August 23, 2021 11:26 AM | Caroline Bowers (Administrator)

    Job details

    Salary: $40,000 - $80,000 a year

    Job Type: Full-time

    Qualifications

    • Associate (Required)
    • Funeral Directing: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Funeral Director and Embalming License (Preferred)

    Full Job Description

    POSITION PROFILE: Ballhorn Chapels and Zimmer Westview

    Sheboygan, Wisconsin

    We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to serve as a full-time funeral director or apprentice. The right candidate for this position can quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personal, meaningful, and unique solutions to help honor and celebrate each life lived. A friendly personality and a positive attitude are also important qualities for success.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.
    • Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.
    • Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.
    • Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.
    • Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.
    • Perform office duties and reporting.
    • Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.
    • Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.
    • Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.
    • Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.
    • Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.
    • Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.
    • Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.
    • Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.
    • Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.
    • Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Degree from Accredited Mortuary Science Program plus additional college credits as required in the applicable state
    • Successful completion of the National Board Examination
    • Successful completion of the applicable State Board Examination
    • Valid Funeral Director and/or Embalmer State Licensure
    • Valid Driver’s License

    SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES
    The individual must possess these skills and abilities or explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.

    • Strong dedication to serve the needs of others
    • Accountability for serving families in a professional, compassionate, patient, and timely manner
    • Proven experience in establishing strong personal and business relationships with customers and partners in the community
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills in one-on-one and large group settings
    • Experience as a contributing team member, where individuals work together and share equally in the exchange of ideas, concepts and process outcomes
    • Extensive knowledge of industry, products, and services
    • Solid organizational and reporting skills
    • Above-average technology skills
    • Use of programs such as Word, Publisher and Excel
    • Use of LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Instagram

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $40,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • Monday to Friday
    • On call
    • Weekend availability

    Supplemental Pay:

    • Bonus pay

    Education:

    • Associate (Required)

    Experience:

    • Funeral Directing: 1 year (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Funeral Director and Embalming License (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Work Remotely:

    • No


  • August 20, 2021 9:20 AM | Caroline Bowers (Administrator)

    Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services

    Chippewa Falls, WI

    We are looking for a motivated and compassionate individual to serve as a full-time funeral director or apprentice. The right candidate for this position can quickly adapt to the needs of individual families by presenting personal, meaningful, and unique solutions to help honor and celebrate each life lived. A friendly personality and a positive attitude are also important qualities for success.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervise and care for the deceased in a respectful manner that adheres to regulatory requirements.

    • Perform a variety of tasks related to preparation of the deceased: removal and transfer, embalming, cosmetology, hairstyling, dressing, and casketing.

    • Arrange and conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional, organized, and caring manner in keeping with company policies and procedures.

    • Carry out a variety of tasks related to coordinating a funeral service and visitation including managing the delivery and removal of flowers, caskets, urns, photos, and other personal memorabilia.

    • Assist at the cemetery and participate as needed in church services.

    • Perform office duties and reporting.

    • Accurately prepare all documents related to funeral services, cremations, and maintenance.

    • Provide timely delivery of documents, cards, memorabilia, etc. to the family following the service.

    • Assist the family with insurance assignments, paperwork and other related follow-up tasks as needed.

    • Share potential preneed referrals with the preplanning specialist.

    • Manage merchandise inventory and funeral home supplies.

    • Build a strong relationship with the community through active involvement in area organizations and participation in charitable events.

    • Utilize engaging local and digital marketing methods for promotion and education purposes.

    • Promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

    • Assist with maintenance of the facility, property, and vehicles.

    • Ensure adherence to all professional, state and federal licensing authority, regulations, and rules applicable to funeral service.

    • Maintain a good driving record in order to drive funeral vehicles for services, floral delivery, supply pick-up, participation in special functions, and various other duties.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Pay and Benefits:

    $50,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

    Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance, Bonus pay

    Submit your resume to Careers@vertin.com

  • August 13, 2021 8:31 AM | Michael Mueller

    Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg & Grafton, WI just north of Milwaukee is looking to hire a full-time licensed WI funeral director/embalmer.   Any level of experience will be considered with the right attitude and willingness to learn.  Candidate must be able to work independently and in all facets of funeral service including office/computer work. Above all else, we are seeking someone who will be a great fit with our current team, have a positive attitude and professional demeanor. We offer a competitive wage, employer-paid health insurance, 401K match and a fare on call schedule.

    Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory has been a part of the Cedarburg & Grafton community since 1927. We are a third generation, family-owned funeral home. Respect, dignity and compassion are the foundation of our service.

    Contact Mike Mueller at 262-377-0380 or send resume to mmueller@muellerfuneralhome.com


  • August 11, 2021 2:28 PM | Wayne Tauber

    Established, fast growing, family-owned and operated funeral home located in Appleton is seeking a full-time, Wisconsin licensed, funeral director or apprentice to become a member of its professional staff.  The ideal candidate will be involved in all aspects of funeral service, must be a team player, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, ethical and a compassionate individual.  

    **Funeral Director Starting Salary, $60,000-$80,000 on up based on experience**

    Offering health insurance, 401K, paid vacation, bonuses, plus moving expenses and many other incentives.

    Onsite housing also available

    Interested candidates please send resumes to stacy@valleyfh.com

    Contact:

    Valley Funeral Home

    2211 N. Richmond St.

    Appleton, WI  54911

    (920)733-5435


  • August 03, 2021 9:32 AM | Gary Wilke

    Hiring an On-Call Transfer Care Specialist for Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson, WI. This position requires transferring descendants from nursing homes, coroner offices, hospitals, or residences to the funeral home. Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift more than 100lbs. On Call schedule with ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Must have or be able to obtain a Wisconsin Funeral Apprentice License.

  • August 03, 2021 9:30 AM | Gary Wilke

    Hiring a Full Time Funeral Director for Nitardy Funeral Homes in Fort Atkinson, WI. The Funeral Director interacts directly with client families, making all arrangements, handling all aspects of the service, and ensuring the client's family receives a flawless experience that captures, acknowledges, and shares the life purpose of their loved one. Transfers decedents, embalms, dresses, caskets and prepares deceased on an as-needed basis (per appropriate licensing) to the instructions obtained from the family. The Funeral Director also oversees all Team Members participating in services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their role and is professionally representing the location. Works on call in rotation as needed. High School Diploma or equivalent. Completed Mortuary School. Valid state-issued Funeral Director/Embalmer license (as per state licensing requirement). Valid State Issued Driver’s License. Competitive Salary and performance incentives. Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance. Vacation, sick and holiday pay. 401k with company match. Company-paid life insurance, long-term disability, and short-term disability.

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