Job Detail

  • Job ID 1204
  • Experience Entry
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

FT & PT Opportunities

At Carriage Services we believe in the concept of “First Who, Then What.” We have learned that leaders, who attract and surround themselves with the best people, achieve great things. We believe in the Four E’s of Leadership—Energy, Energize, Edge, and Execute.

The Embalmer Assistant will partner with and assist the Embalmer in the preparation and presentation of the deceased to ensure that the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded in preparation for memorial services.

The “Who”

∙ High School Diploma or equivalent;

∙ Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record; and

∙ High degree of overall computer proficiency.

The “What”

∙ Prepares and embalms the deceased for interment, cremation, or other disposition in compliance with legal requirements and with the utmost respect and dignity;

∙ Dresses, applies cosmetics, and performs casketing duties;

∙ Prepares deceased for transportation as needed;

∙ Ensures proper paperwork, including permits, logs, identification tags, and certificates are completed accurately and timely and in accordance with relevant laws and regulations;

∙ Utilizes personal protective equipment and adheres to relevant operational and safety procedures;

∙ Stocks and cleans preparation room and refrigeration unit; and

∙ Works on-call/ first call, as needed.

Carriage Services is a leading provider in death care in the United States and is changing the face of the funeral and cemetery industry. We invite you to be a part of this sweeping change. Carriage Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


4 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Evening shift
Night shift
On call
Overnight shift
Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

Metairie, LA 70001: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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