Overview

Revolutionizing the funeral industry means blazing new trails, creating new ideas, developing strong relationships, preserving legacies, and compassionately caring for Families. With over 100 locations across the country, Foundation Partners Group is continuing to expand our reach, but we only do this with exceptional team members ready to embrace the future of the funeral industry.

We look for the most innovative leaders in the funeral industry who have a passion for serving others and are inspired by opportunity, change, and innovation. We recognize that our competitive advantage is and always will be – our people.

We are currently seeking a Funeral Director in Training at The Island Funeral Home & Crematory in Hilton Head Island, SC. The Funeral Director in Training will interact with licensed funeral directors to learn first-hand about the funeral director career. This position will fulfill the requirement of the State Board of funeral director/embalmers in order to become a licensed funeral director/embalmer.

Training/Learning Tasks:

  • Performing for or working directly with the public
  • Greet families and guests
  • Answer calls in a timely fashion from a multi-line phone system
  • Clean and maintain the prep room and its supplies
  • Process and maintain At-Need and Pre-Need case files
  • Assist with embalming, dressing, cosmetizing, and casketing of the deceased
  • Transfer deceased from place of death to the funeral home and to the crematory
  • Enter vital information into software systems
  • Process files from start to finish, including filing flag forms, completing trust account forms, updating Sesame, ordering Death Certificates, etc.
  • Provide both standard and customized service materials
  • Release urns, service materials, personal property and flags to families
  • Update list of family members to contact for information
  • Respond to emails efficiently and timely
  • Stock and organize urns
  • Place obituaries for families in the newspaper, social media, and website
  • Respond and attend to inquiries as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Currently enrolled in or have completed an accredited Mortuary Science program
  • South Carolina apprentice license
  • Self-motivated, and energetic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Sensitivity and knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions
  • Knowledge of basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices and their impact on human culture
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Clean driving record

Team Member Benefits Include:

  • Entry-level and experienced professionals; students and veterans – we offer complete career paths regardless of your career and life stage
  • Work schedules that fit your lifestyle – full-time, part-time and on-call
  • Unique ShareLife® technology lets you create one-of-a-kind life celebrations for the families you serve
  • Competitive salaries and performance incentives
  • Team member referral bonus program
  • 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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