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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Are you driven to help others in their time of need? Are you looking for a compassionate and dignified career? Funeral service professionals include licensed funeral directors as well as funeral service associates, grief counselors, and support and administrative staff.

At A.J. Desmond & Sons, our goal is to attract and retain people motivated to provide excellent and innovative service. We want people who get the job done right while finding new ways to make our services even better. We want people committed to our core values of compassion, respect, integrity, and responsibility.

A family-owned firm, we strive to provide a fair and ethical work environment for all our employees. We are committed to a work environment where each employee feels valued, motivated and well-prepared to support the families we serve as well as the goals of the company. Accordingly, we seek long-term employment relationships.

Current listings are below. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us. If we do not have a current opening that interests you, we still welcome the opportunity to get to know you. Please send us a resume that includes a cover letter telling us what type of position you wish to be considered for. Direct applications and inquiries to mdesmond@AJDesmond.com.

EOE

Part-time Funeral Service Associate

part-time Funeral Service Associate handles the following duties:

  • Answers phones
  • Greets and directs visitors
  • Assists grieving families
  • Transports deceased to and from funeral homes as directed
  • Prepares space for and attends to funeral services
  • Receives and moves flower arrangements
  • Supports and assists funeral directors to insure the highest quality, most professional, most ethical service
  • Monitors parking lot activities; prepared to direct traffic
  • Efficiently plans driving routes, drives and arrives at destinations as scheduled


A successful candidate must:

  • Possess and display an understanding of the funeral profession
  • Have adaptive/team player attitude
  • Have professional self-presentation
  • Be resourceful and able to multi-task
  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Be able to lift and move up to 40 pounds occasionally and up to 15 pounds of force frequently
  • Have pleasant phone manner
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent and some professional experience
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have an insurable driving record


This is a part time position, typically scheduled about 10-15 hours weekly with a varying schedule consisting mostly of weekends and some weekday evenings. An applicant must have availability on weekends from 8:00am-9:00pm and some availability Monday thru Friday from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Qualified candidates must have strong communication skills and the tact and ability to perform in dynamic and sometimes stressful conditions. Standing, lifting and driving are required. DO NOT apply if any of these do not apply to you.


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