Batchelor Brothers is Hiring!

Below we have listed our current job openings. Please scroll down for detailed information.

  • Funeral Director/Mortician
  • Funeral Attendant

Job Listing for Funeral Director/Mortician

At Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services, a funeral director/mortician is responsible for coordinating, directing, and overseeing various aspects of funeral services including body preparation, funeral arrangements, visitation, funeral ceremonies, burial, and/or cremation. As a leader in the field, a funeral director/mortician is expected to serve, guide, and support the families that entrust their loved ones to us in a manner that exemplifies a standard of integrity, professionalism, and service – otherwise known as “The Batchelor Brothers Way.”

A funeral director/mortician (unless otherwise noted) is expected to maintain proficiency in two general concentrations – funeral service and clinical preparation. The responsibilities related to each proficiency are outlined as follows:

The service-related responsibilities of a funeral director include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide pre-planning support to families preparing the loss of a loved one.
    • Conduct pre-need arrangements.
    • Offer educational pre-planning resources (i.e. wills, estate plannings, life insurance, etc.)
  • Provide support and guidance to the bereaved family during initial stages of grief.
    • Review planning process, requirements, and timeline with family prior to arrangement conference.
    • Provide a General Price List when asked about funeral service costs.
  • Conduct arrangement conference with family to discuss the logistics regarding funeral services.
    • Consult with family to obtain demographic information to ensure the timely completion of state permits and authorizations.
    • Tactfully discuss the options and preferences for disposition of the remains and explain the various costs of funeral services in accordance with federal regulations.
    • Ensure the completion of all required at-need documents (i.e. general information sheet, release authorization, FTC disclosure, contract with payment terms, payment options, prep instructions, website authorization, next of kin affidavit, etc.)
  • Direct and oversee the administrative coordination of funeral arrangements.
    • Ensure schedules and case management system are updated with service details in a timely manner.
    • Consult with office coordinator to confirm the completion of assigned tasks.
    • Consult with the client family daily until services are completed.
  • Ensure the proper placement and set-up of deceased for viewings.
    • Evaluate the appearance of the deceased and perform necessary adjustments according to the photo and preparation instructions provided by the family.
    • Review schedule and related service details with family prior to first viewing.
    • Accompany family to viewing room and offer prayer prior to first viewing.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to make adjustments to the decease at the family’s request.
  • Direct funeral ceremonies.
    • Provide detailed instructions (i.e. dress code, arrival time, etc.) to the funeral attendants assigned to assist with funeral ceremony the day prior to service
    • Ensure the timely arrival and set-up of deceased, flowers, and all necessary equipment at service location. The instate is always 90 minutes prior to the wake.
    • Confirm burial details and committal procedures with clergy assigned to service (i.e. protocol for closing the casket and providing closing instructions, if the minister will travel to the cemetery, etc.)
    • Provide closing instructions following services to include: acknowledgement of clergy/church, burial/repast location, procession safety instructions, etc.
    • Ensure the safe and timely arrival of the procession to final resting place.
    • Provide closing remarks at cemetery.
    • Ensure the signature receipt of pertinent documents/keepsakes (i.e. death certificate, urn, register book, work slips, programs, etc.
  • Provide after-care support to client family following the conclusion of funeral services.
    • Provide instructions for filing death benefit claims.
    • Provide resources for grief counseling and estate management.

 The preparation-related responsibilities of a funeral director include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and perform the removal of the deceased from the place of death in a timely manner.
  • Ensure decedents are properly identified/tagged and appropriate paperwork is received for release and preparation of remains.
  • Prepare the body according to the wishes of the family and legal requirements.
  • Embalm assigned cases according to condition of remains (i.e. ensure preservation).
  • Complete decedent intake form and embalming report.
  • Communicate notable details or anticipated challenges regarding the deceased to arranging directors.
  • Observe the condition of the decedent each decedent daily.
  • Track the status of each case in preparation for services (i.e. permission to embalm, photo received, clothing, casket, viewing date, etc.)
  • Dress and casket deceased according to photo and preparation instructions (i.e. natural appearance, proper attention to skin tone, grooming, tapering, etc.)
  • Manage the transfer of deceased to the intended location 24 hours in advance of viewing. 
  • Manage inventory of equipment and supplies; request additional supplies/equipment as needed.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the equipment, instruments, and preparation area.
  • Prioritize tasks according to schedules.
  • Perform all tasks with safety in mind; use of masks, lifts, and safety equipment is required at all times.

The general responsibilities of a funeral director include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform duties with respect for the deceased and the client family.
  • Adhere to applicable federal/state mandated regulations.
  • Provide leadership in the absence of a managing director.
  • Assist families and team members, as needed.

Excellent Salary & Benefits Package

Interested applicants should send resume to William Miller at

Job Listing for Funeral Attendant

At Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services, a funeral attendant serves as an assistant to the funeral director performing a variety of tasks related to the visitation, funeral, and/or graveside service. In the absence of a licensed funeral director, a funeral attendant is expected to attend to the needs of each client family in a manner that exemplifies leadership and prioritizes service.

The responsibilities of a funeral service attendant include, but are not limited to:

Assist funeral director on funeral services, including:

  • Communication & Planning: Consult with funeral director in charge for specific instructions the day prior to services; review service details with client on the day of services (i.e. estimated time of arrival, service timeline, expectations for drop-off, etc.); communicate any family requests to the funeral director in charge; and ensure the proper release of family packet and flowers following services.
  • Dress Code: Wear a dark suit (black, charcoal, or navy), white shirt, tie, and black dress shoes; coordinate suit and tie colors with director in charge of service the day prior to service.
  • Instate: Arrive at service location for instate at least 1.5 hours prior to wake; assist the funeral director with set-up for services (i.e. casket, flowers, etc.).
  • Limousine Service: Arrive at place of mourning one hour prior to the wake and offer prayer; provide detailed instructions for procession (i.e. decals, hazard lights, etc.); open and close doors for family members; distribute family care packages to each passenger; ensure the safe and prompt arrival of family for funeral; “walk the line” upon arrival to chapel, church, or cemetery; accompany family to church/chapel entrance and/or gravesite and remain present and attentive for the duration of services; ensure safety guidelines are followed.
  • Funeral Ceremony: Assist the funeral director in managing on-site services (i.e. program distribution, livestreaming, slideshow, musician, clergy, etc.); remain in chapel/sanctuary when minister is preaching; close out services; and assist pallbearers.
  • Graveside Services: Assist the funeral director with flower placement, provide instructions for processional to gravesite, escort family to graveside and remain at gravesite to escort family back to limousines following the graveside service.
  • Other: Follow the directives of the funeral director in charge.

Assist with family viewings, including:

  • Ensure the satisfactory presentation of the deceased (i.e. casket, flowers, slideshow, photo easels, etc.)
  • Review service schedule and any additional paperwork with client prior to first viewing.
  • Escort immediate family for initial first viewing and offer prayer.
  • If adjustments are requested, consult a funeral director.

Assist client families in a kind and professional manner, as needed.

Perform related tasks as assigned by supervising funeral director to include:

  • Vehicle Maintenance: Report vehicle concerns and coordinate maintenance and repairs according to the direction of management.
  • Equipment Inventory: Report changes in equipment inventory and order additional supplies according to direction of management.
  • Courier Duties: Assist with vital records, flag requests, nameplates, and location transfers, as needed.

In addition to the above-listed responsibilities, funeral attendants are expected to maintain a professional attitude and presentation and serve client families with kindness and compassion. 

Excellent Salary & Benefits Package

Interested applicants should send resume to William Miller at