Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home

Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home

Job Location
Decatur, IL
Job Details

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Not getting a raise this year? No way to advance? Tired of being on-call every night and weekend?
If you are exhausted of going to work at a job with no opportunity for advancement or are not being paid what you deserve, this opportunity is for you! We are changing the culture of our profession in a positive way and we want you to be a part of it.

Graceland-Fairlawn in Decatur, Illinois is searching for a Funeral Director/Embalmer to join our growing team. With over 50% market-share and still growing, Graceland-Fairlawn is where passion meets purpose. If you want to be a part of a team that takes pride in growth and success, with the benefit of living in a big small town – then we want YOU!!!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for work life balance AND a passionate, supportive team. Our daytime Funeral Directors have virtually zero on-call or overnight shifts, only being asked to cover PTO or sick days. Meaning you get time back in your life to spend with your family and friends.

Our staff is trusted by more families than any other location in town for a reason – we have great people! Year after year we continue to grow as more families continue to trust our team and the extraordinary service we provide. Please don't wait - call and talk to us today to schedule an interview before this position is filled.

• Conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in a professional and caring manner
• Carry out funeral services from retrieval of the deceased to final disposition
• Assist in the maintenance of the facilities, grounds and vehicles
• Ensure that all federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry are followed
• Prepare the memorial area for the family before the services start
• Ensure that flowers and other memorabilia are returned to the family after services
• Maintain reverence and respect for the deceased at all times
• Train all staff and strictly enforce all logging, identification, casketing and cremation procedures
• Complete embalming, disinfecting, dressing, preparing and casketing the deceased using appropriate precautions and OSHA standards in a manner that honors the deceased
• Current Illinois Funeral Directors license or ability to obtain reciprocity
• 1+ years of funeral industry experience
• Professional communication skills
• Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner
• Understanding of the services and products available
• Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry
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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Ave
Decatur, IL  62527

Greg Pike