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Apprentice Funeral Director - Ottawa, KS

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108-Dengel & Son Mortuary - Crematory - Ottawa, KS
Full Time
2 Year Degree
$16.76 - $20.95


Looking for a great company to begin your funeral service career?  Dengel & Son Mortuary is actively seeking an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer to join our dynamic team.


As an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer you will gain valuable experience working alongside a strong team of funeral industry professionals in a forward thinking organization. Successful candidates must have excellent communication, organizational skills and a desire to provide the highest quality service to families. Candidates must meet the apprentice and educational requirements established by the State Board, successfully passed their National Board Exams, possess a valid driver’s license and meet our driving performance standards.


Newcomer offers a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental,   prescription, vision; 401(k) and student loan repayment; paid time off; bonus   potential and development opportunities for career growth. Begin your career with Newcomer and be treated with dignity, fairness, respect and rewarded for   creativity, teamwork and family satisfaction!


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Educational, Licensure and Skill Requirements

•    A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study or job specific skills acquired through on-the job raining or apprenticeship program.
•    A minimum of three months of similar or related experience.
•    Valid Apprentice Funeral Director License in the location jurisdiction.  
•    Passing of both sections of the National Board Exam (NBE) as per state requirements.
•    Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels including management, associates, home office and families.  
•    Possess necessary licensure or other certification to meet local or state legal requirements in order to perform the functions of an Apprentice Funeral Director, always working under the supervision of a licensed funeral director.
•    Possess a valid Drivers’ License and meet the driving performance standards as determined by management. MVR’s may be reviewed annually for compliance, and any conviction or at-fault accidents should be immediately reported to management.
•    Must have computer and software proficiency.

Essential Physical Responsibilities

•    Ability to tolerate exposure to hazardous substances subject to government requirements; occasional lifting, pushing and pulling, with assistance, of objects up to approximately 600 pounds; manual dexterity required for clerical tasks; occasional stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 30 pounds for short distances.  
•    Ability to travel by standard methods of transportation.