Bliley Funeral Homes and Cremation Center

Bliley Funeral Homes and Cremation Center

Job Location
Richmond, VA
Job Details


JOB DESCRIPTION: FUNERAL DIRECTOR

Direct Supervisor: Chapel Manager

Job Summary:
A Funeral Director will:
• Make initial contact with families to set appointment times for arrangement conferences.  
• Present all applicable personalization options to families. 
• Work all various types of ceremonies.  
• Lead chapel, church, graveside and memorial ceremonies.  
• Take families in for first viewings.  
• Insure that all details and requests by families are carried through to the families’ expectations.  
• Provide continuous follow up with families on a regular basis.
• Communicate closely with Administrative Assistants. 
• Become familiar with driving routes for funeral processions.  
• Make sure that all ceremony arrangement and ceremony details are in order.
• Insure that all necessary equipment and supplies are ready for use as well as cleaned and returned after use. 
• Communicate to ceremony team all details and expectations for ceremonies.
• Respond to and follow upon all price shopper calls.  
• Actively promote Bliley Funeral Homes and Cremation Center in the community  

Job Requirements:
• Licensed Funeral Director
• Must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity, compassion and caring for families experiencing a loss.
• Must have an excellent working knowledge of funeral ceremonies in general
• Must be very knowledgeable in all areas of funeral industry related merchandise and personalization option. 
• Must be able to present merchandise and personalization options to families effectively  
• Excellent verbal, non-verbal, and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Must have a working knowledge of pre-need laws and available options.
• Have a general knowledge of post service care resources available to families.  
• Moderate computer skills.
• Significant ability to work independently.
• Ability to multitask within job requirements

Education:
• Mortuary Science Degree
• Completed Accredited Apprenticeship Program 
• Experience working as a Funeral Director is preferred but not required

Physical Requirements:
Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, reach, bend, lift, listen, talk, climb stairs, and perform computer keyboarding.  May need to transport/lift items weighing up to 75 pounds.

Working Conditions:
This is a 40-hour per week, varied schedule position and may require working nights and weekends.

Salary and Benefits:
This is a full-time exempt, salaried position.  Benefits are provided as described in the Bliley’s Associate Handbook.

Employer Contact Information


Bliley Funeral Homes and Cremation Center
3800 Augusta Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 355-3800

Kim Kremer
kkremer@blileys.com
(804) 305-3168

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