Job Detail

  • Job ID 1199
  • Experience Entry
  • Qualifications Licensed Professional

Job Description

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 is responsible for 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; some college or college degree preferred;

∙ 2 years of experience as a licensed Embalmer;

∙ Valid Embalmer’s license – Valid Funeral Director’s License highly preferred;

∙ 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;

∙ Properly and safely utilizes embalming instruments and machinery in accordance with company guidelines;

∙ Dresses, applies cosmetics, and performs casketing duties;

∙ Places remains in visitation room and sets up room to comply with client family wishes;

∙ Prepares deceased for transportation as needed;

∙ Answers questions and assists with serving the needs of client families;

∙ 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;

∙ Works on-call/ first call, as needed; and

∙ Instructs and oversees work of Apprentice Embalmers on cases and paperwork.

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 Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 – $32.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance


8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

Lafayette, CA 94549: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


High school or equivalent (Preferred)


Embalmer: 2 years (Preferred)


Embalming License (Required)
Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person

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