Career as a Funeral Director

Are you considering a career as a Funeral Director? While the work can be demanding, most funeral directors would agree that it is a rewarding career.

Funeral Director Duties Include:

  • First call – remove deceased from residence or institution
  • Disinfection & embalming of body
  • Initial contact with family
  • Arranging for funeral services
  • Preparation of body
  • Visitation
  • Funeral service – transportation, processional
  • Committal service
  • Post funeral activities
  • Additional services to families – death certificate, insurance claims, follow up

The best way to learn about becoming a funeral director would be to contact your local NeFDA member. They can offer insight and advice in helping you decide if a career in funeral directing is for you.

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