Resthaven Funeral Home

Resthaven Funeral Home

Job Location
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Details

Funeral Director & Embalmer

When you join Resthaven Funeral Home, you are not only joining our organization, you are joining a family with a long-standing reputation and “legacy” of being the most respected company in the death care industry. Resthaven Funeral Home is seeking compassionate employees who use their creativity and talent to ensure each client family leaves our facilities saying, “That’s how I want to be remembered.”


The Funeral Director/Embalmer will be responsible for caring for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks including, embalming, removals and transfers, cosmetology, dressing, hair styling, and any other preparation required for the deceased. The successful candidate will have a current license in the applicable state and knowledge of the current regulations related to the funeral industry.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Ensures every client family is presented with all service and merchandise options
Contributes to the overall efficiency of the location by maintaining open and effective communication and maintaining accurate and timely client files
Acts to improve market share through participation in community events, groups and/or organizations and other community relationships as assigned by your supervisor
Carries out other projects/duties as assigned i.e. car washing, building/equipment repair, pre-need arrangement planning
Works on-call/first call, in rotation as assigned i.e. phone, face to face, at the hospital, hospice, residence
Initial transfers of decedents, embalms, dresses, cosmetizes, caskets and prepares deceased on as needed basis (per appropriate licensing) to the instructions obtained from the family
Meets with client families to listen, educate and arrange personalized funeral services and ensures their experience with the business is of the highest quality
Completes tasks and details resulting from the Arrangement Conference
Ensures proper paperwork, including permits and certificates are completed timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations
Conducts and attends funeral services regularly
Lead all post service follow-up as needed

Required Education and Experience

Funeral Director's and Embalmers license required
Current license or certification if required by state regulations
2+ years of funeral industry experience
Understanding of the services and products available
Professional communication skills
Experience handling sensitive situations in a professional manner
Knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations related to the funeral industry
AAP/EEO Statement


Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
(713) 284-1413

Maria Rios
(713) 591-0543