Funeral Service Managers
Assistant Manager of Operations, Funeral Home Manager, Funeral Service Manager, Mortuary Operations Manager
see titles from the Army, Marine Corps, or Navy.
Mortuary Affairs Specialist
Mortuary Affairs Specialist; Personnel Retrieval and Processing Officer; Personnel Retrieval and Processing Specialist
What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.
On the job, you would:
- Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
- Direct and supervise work of embalmers, funeral attendants, death certificate clerks, cosmetologists, or other staff.
- Schedule funerals, burials, or cremations.
- customer service
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- philisophy and religion
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
Math and Science
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- talking to others
- looking for ways to help people
- understanding people's reactions
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- order or arrange things
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Self Control
- Stress Tolerance
- Concern for Others
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
- FPA Software MACCS
- HMIS Advantage
Electronic mail software
- Email software
- Microsoft Outlook
associate's degree or
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