Funeral Director Apprentice

Hiring Professionals with Big Hearts

If you have a passion for helping people and would be comfortable receiving hands-on burial prep and cremation training, then we’ve got the job for you!

As a Funeral Director Apprentice, you will work closely with a licensed funeral director to aid community members in their loved one’s all-around planning for their visitation and funeral service.

This includes:
  • Reporting to places of death to bring the deceased into our care
  • Preparing the deceased for cremation or traditional services
  • Meeting with families to plan funeral arrangements
  • Coordinating all of the details the family has requested
  • Overseeing and running visitations, funerals, memorial services, graveside services, and celebration of life

The best part? The State of Wisconsin offers a unique apprenticeship program that gives you direct experience to be able to successfully do all of the above. No experience in the funeral industry? Not to fret – we will train as well as help pay for the apprenticeship course and license.

This position is located in Hudson and Baldwin, is full time, and pays a competitive salary based on experience and background. This position includes a scheduled on-call weekday and weekend rotation. You will also be eligible for health, dental, retirement benefits, and yearly clothing and cell-phone allowances.

O’Connell Funeral Homes creates a safe space and healthy foundation for grief and healing to those suffering a loss. We also foster a fun, growth-oriented culture for our employees.
  • Be able to handle situations like homicide, suicide or death of infants/children.
  • Be comfortable learning and performing embalming and cremation procedures.  
  • Have excellent oral communication skills.
  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 100 pounds or greater.
  • Be able to multitask, prioritize, and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have a team player, go-getter mentality
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If you’d like to be considered for this position, please fill out the form below & upload your resume.