Job Detail

  • Job ID 1246
  • Experience Intermediate
  • 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.

We are looking for a Funeral Director / Embalmer to join our team at Emerald Coast Funeral Home in Fort Walton Beach, FL! Become part of a team of highly devoted professionals dedicated to providing the most meaningful celebrations of a loved one’s life and offering families an environment for peaceful reflection. Our team provides an atmosphere of understanding and care for anyone who has lost a family member or a friend with Celebration of Life Service Options and Candlelight Memorial Services.

Our directors work with client families to arrange memorial services, presenting all options and ensuring experiences of the highest quality. We count on our directors to exemplify our core values, providing the most professional and ethical service possible.

The “Who”

∙ A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Funeral Director/Embalmer;

∙ Demonstrated willingness to participate in growing market share through community involvement;

∙ Valid Funeral Director/Embalmer License and/or the ability to obtain licenses or application by endorsement in the state of Florida; and

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

The “What”

∙ Meets with client families to listen and arrange personalized memorial services;

∙ Ensures timely and appropriate document filling in accordance with relevant laws and regulations;

∙ Conducts and attends services regularly;

∙ Maintains open and effective communication and accurate, up-to-date client files;

∙ Understand and implements company provided training;

∙ Works on-call/first call with proven embalming skills in our 3 care center locations;

∙ Utilizes proprietary software for merchandise options, contracts and complete necessary forms;

∙ Leads employees to ensure high standard of professionalism and service level is achieved;

∙ Participation in events along side community groups and/or organizations; and

∙ Offering and Coordinating Celebration Of Life Memorial Services with our on certified celebrants, ordained ministers and retired members of the military.

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:



401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
On call
Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Funeral Director: 2 years (Preferred)
Embalmer: 2 years (Preferred)


Funeral Director and/or Embalmer License (Required)

Work Location:

In person

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