123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Objective: Seek The Position of Funeral Director
Highly Talented and newly licensed Funeral Director, trained under the supervision of one of the best experienced licensed Funeral Directors in America, with an impressive track record of providing efficient and appropriate services.
Highly-trained and highly motivated.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to provide counseling on all aspects of grief and loss.
Detail oriented with proven ability to follow tasks through completion.
In-depth knowledge of legal and procedural matters.
Remarkable ability to be composed and tactful.
Compassionate and understanding.
Strong leadership skills and qualities.
Sound business sense.
Strong desire and ability to comfort people in their time of sorrow.
Life Yard Undertakers, Minneapolis, MN 2002 2005 Funeral Director - Apprentice (Donald Jones as supervisor)
Supervised over 25 services.
Assisted with more than 25 funerals.
Consulted with the family of the deceased regarding the nature of the funeral service, the disposition of the remains and funeral costs.
Transferred and also arranged for the transfer, of the remains from the place of death to the funeral home.
Informed survivors of benefits for which they may be eligible.
Issued death notices to newspapers.
Oversaw the preparation of the remains, planned and scheduled funeral services, co-coordinated burials and cremations and completed legal documents.
Discussed and negotiated pre-arranged funerals with clients.
Managed funeral home operations including hiring and directing staff, maintaining financial records, preparing accounts and ordering merchandise
Supervised embalmers, funeral home attendants and other funeral home staff.
Performed same duties as embalmers, such as Preserve, sanitize and prepare human remains for funeral services.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Minneapolis Licensed Funeral Director (2005) BS in Mortuary Science, New York University, NY (2004) Certificate, National Board Examination for Funeral Service (2002)