Funeral Attendants

Funeral Attendants

Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Concern for Others * Self Control * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Social Orientation * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Greet people at the funeral home. * Perform a variety of tasks during funerals to assist funeral directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned. * Direct or escort mourners to parlors or chapels in which wakes or funerals are being held.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

Job Family Personal Care and Service

Sample Job Titles Apprentice Funeral Director, Attendant, Crematory Operator, Donations Attendant, Family Services Assistant (FSA), Funeral Assistant, Funeral Attendant, Funeral Greeter, Funeral Home Assistant, Funeral Home Associate, Funeral Home Attendant, Funeral Service Apprentice, Funeral Service Attendant, Mortician Helper, Pallbearer, Property Man, Property Worker, Undertaker Assistant, Undertaker Helper.