Funeral Director – Embalmer – Gorman Recruiting – Owensboro, KY

Funeral Director – Embalmer

Gorman RecruitingOwensboro, KY
$35,000 a year

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home has partnered with Gorman Recruiting to fill a position for a Funeral Director/Embalmer in Owensboro, KY . The Funeral Director/Embalmer will offer counsel and comfort to bereaved families and friends, and consult with them to arrange funeral details. This position will be on call every other day and every other weekend, with on-call time considered as paid time.

Serving the Owensboro and surrounding area since 1909, Haley McGinnis Funeral Home and Crematory , remains a family-owned business, operating from its beautiful and historic building, built in 1860, at 519 Locust Street, in Owensboro, and owned by the Everly family since 1998. They are committed to providing superior services at fair and respectful prices, striving to serve families with love, compassion, professionalism and sincere hearts. These principles, which were established over a century ago, remain a driving force in their continued pursuit to providing a personalized and dignified service.

Principle Responsibilities Include

  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, arranging details such as floral delivery or the time and place of services.
  • Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
  • Contact cemeteries to schedule the opening and closing of graves.
  • Participate in community activities for funeral home promotion or other purposes.
  • Oversee the preparation and care of the remains of people who have died.
  • Arrange for clergy members to perform needed services.
  • Provide or arrange transportation between sites for the remains, mourners, pallbearers, clergy, or flowers.
  • Obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates or burial permits.
  • Arrange for pallbearers or inform pallbearers or honorary groups of their duties.
  • Discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals with clients.
  • Perform embalming duties as necessary.
  • Maintain financial records, order merchandise, or prepare accounts.
  • Conform to laws of health and sanitation and ensure that legal requirements concerning embalming are met.

Requirements Include

  • Must have completed 2 year mortuary program
  • Compassionate, eager, and professional
  • Must have current funeral director and embalmer license (acquire KY license if licensed elsewhere)


  • $35,000 plus benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification:

  • Funeral director and embalmer

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