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Apprentice Embalmer

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Hours - Flexible

Full Time

About the Role


Education and Experience

  • College degree required or, in process of completing a mortuary program with acceptable grades, references, and work history

  • Must meet apprenticeship embalming minimums as dictated by the state of California

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding the Order of Christian Funerals

  • Able to conduct oneself with a “Family First” approach

  • Perform inspection, preparation, embalming, dressing, and casketing of decedent

  • Familiar with the administrative and records aspects of Case Management

  • Adhere to all applicable professional, federal, and state licensing authority regulations

  • Maintain awareness of potential hazards and employ safe practices

  • Maintain equipment repair, maintenance, and certification logs

  • Receive caskets and other prep room supplies and maintain inventories

  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology

Licenses and Certifications

  • Working towards an embalming license and/or the ability to obtain a license in the state of California

  • Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift or move objects weighing between 75-100 lbs.

  • Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs. with a wheeled cart

  • Ability to stand for long periods on a hard surface

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