Employment Opportunities


BOLLING, GROSE & LOTTS FUNERAL HOME, BUENA VISTA, VIRGINIA, seeking a Funeral Director; experience preferred, salary based on experience; seeking an apprentice

Handle all aspects of arranging and directing funeral services for families who have lost a loved one ensuring that all details and requests by families are carried out to their highest expectations. Candidates must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity, compassion and caring for families experiencing a loss. They will need to be able to multi-task and be willing to work a rotating schedule. Excellent oral and written skills along with a moderate knowledge of computers and have a clean drivers record is required.

At-Need Arrangements
Meeting with families and handling all arrangements for services for their loved one
Call Rotation
Moderate computer skills
Be able to consult with families of deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
Plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations
Contact cemeteries to schedule the opening and closing of graves.
Provide information on funeral service options, products, or merchandise and maintain a casket display area.

Interested persons can send their resume by e-mail to:
Greg Chittum, Manager
Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home
Buena Vista, Virginia

A family owned historic Funeral Home in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia has an immediate opening for a Funeral Director & Embalmer and/or Licensed Apprentice to become a part of our work family. This position includes shared responsibilities of all areas associated with the funeral and cremation processes. Candidates wishing to apply should thrive in a team environment, be detailed oriented, have computer knowledge, and have the ability to lead others. In addition, this individual will need to embrace new technologies, be a forward thinker and be comfortable establishing relationships within the community.

Your goal will be to provide the highest quality of services, care and compassion for families in need who desire the high level of service we provide. In return, we promise to provide you with a clear vision of our company’s future, industry leading facilities, and a balanced family friendly atmosphere. Plan to be treated with dignity, fairness, respect, and rewarded for creativity, teamwork and family satisfaction.

Reclaim time with your family with our unique work schedule, advancement opportunities and bonus incentives. Excellence, Trust, Care, and Growth created within our goal of “Our Family Serving Your Family in Time of Need”.

A resume, along with professional and personal references, may be submit to virginiafuneraldirector@gmail.com

Funeral Service Licensee
John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home and Crematory
Salem, VA 24153

Would you like to work for an independently-owned funeral home? If you want an opportunity to grow professionally and help create meaningful experiences and funerals for families, we are the firm for you!

John M. Oakey and Son is an independently owned and progressively minded long-established funeral home and crematory currently seeking a Virginia Funeral Service Licensee to join our staff. The ideal candidate will be: a self-starter, enjoy working with families, have preneed experience, able to meet any challenge presented in the preparation room, present a professional appearance and knowledge of funeral service products and services. Crematory experience is a plus. Excellent work schedule, competitive salary, company paid benefits to include, Health, Dental, Life, Vision and Cancer insurances, short term disability and a company matched simple IRA.

• Professional, compassionate, detail driven, and enthusiasm is a must
• Basic knowledge of computers and funeral service software are a necessity
• The successful applicant will be able to work independently and have a full understanding in all facets of the funeral industry

Benefits include:
• Excellent work schedule
• Paid Benefits
• Competitive Salary
• Paid vacation

• Virginia Funeral Service License (Required)
• Crematory Operators (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Contact: Jon Wilson, manager
John M Oakey and Son
305 Roanoke Blvd
Salem, VA 24153

Funeral Service Intern
John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home and Crematory
Salem, VA 24153

We are seeking highly motivated Virginia Funeral Service Intern to join our firm. We are an independently owned Funeral Home located in Salem, VA. The ideal candidate should be compassionate and highly motivated to learn with a desire to assist families. The primary responsibilities of the position include, learning all aspects of the funeral business from serving families with arrangements, during services, assisting with removals, embalming, driving, and administrative duties. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, lift heavy weight and take direction from others. Preference will be given to individuals who have completed mortuary school and have passed the National Board Exam. Interns will work directly under the supervision of our licensed directors and embalmers.

• Professional, compassionate, detail driven, and enthusiasm is a must
• Basic knowledge of computers
• Desire to learn all aspects of funeral service

Benefits include:
• Excellent work schedule
• Paid Benefits
• Competitive Salary
• Paid vacation

• Virginia Funeral Service Intern License (Required)
• Crematory Operators (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Jon Wilson, manager
John M Oakey and Son
305 Roanoke Blvd
Salem, VA 24153

A family-owned firm, McCoy Funeral Home, doing over 300 calls is seeking a full time licensed Virginia Funeral Director/Embalmer in good standing with board. We are located in Blacksburg, VA, part of the New River Valley, home of the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Our potential candidate should have the following qualifications/attributes:
-Must be a well-groomed, motivated, dynamic individual who can multitask, have good communication skills, is detail oriented, and be a team player
-Must have an insurable driving record and pass a background check
-Computer skills are necessary

We pride ourselves in making a difference in our community. We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, paid vacations, and paid bonuses.

Interested persons can send resume to Ross Blount at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr SW, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 or by email at mccoyfuneralhome@verizon.net, phone number is (540)552-3211.

Funeral Director/Embalmer
Family owned and operated funeral home since 1927, seeking a full time Licensed Virginia funeral Director/Embalmer in good standing with the board.
Must be well groomed, motivated, dynamic individual who can multitask, have excellent communication skills, detail oriented and be a team player.
Must have insurable driving record, and pass a background check. Computer skills are necessary.
We pride ourselves in being leaders in our community, to make a difference.
Competitive salary, health, dental and vision insurance with paid vacation/sick time.
Qualified applicants should submit their resume and salary history to: maberryfuneralhome@swva.net, attention Mitzi Maberry Roberson, manager.

Licensed Funeral Director wanted for Northern Virginia firm
Northern Virginia Burial & Cremation Society
is seeking experienced licensed Funeral Director who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while focusing on providing excellent customer care. Virginia Licensed is required, DC and Maryland preferred but not required. Must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, computer skills and have a general knowledge of EDRS.

Excellent benefits offered to include competitive pay, incentive program, Health Insurance, Vacation, sick pay and 401K match.

Send confidential resume to info@novacremate.com

Funeral Director/Embalmer
Lotz Funeral Homes has two positions open for a Funeral Director/Embalmer at our Roanoke and Salem locations. Competitive salary and benefits available in a great working environment. To join our family please contact Bob Pollard at 540-389-9208, 1330 East Main Street, Salem, Va. 24153 or Betty Cundiff at 540-982-1001, 1001 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, Va. 24016.

The Funeral Director is accountable for performing a variety of tasks during the preparation, planning, and execution of the funeral and memorialization process to ensure services run smoothly and that the expectations of our client families and their guests are exceeded.

  • Consults with client families or legal representative of the deceased to create services designed to meet their memorialization expectations.
  • Ensures that client families are presented with all merchandising and service options available.
  • Obtains information needed to complete required documents such as obituaries, death certificates, burial permits, and insurance.
  • Coordinates all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons, fraternal or military organizations, and others who may participate in conducting the funeral service.
  • Utilizes systems to record merchandise selections, enter contracts, and complete necessary forms.
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts visitations and services.
  • Oversees all employees participating in services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their individual role and is professionally representing the location.
  • Prepares the deceased, including dressing and casketing.
  • Places casket in visitation area, adjusts light fixtures, and arranges or supervises arrangement of flowers or plants.
  • Directs and ushers families and services attendees to and from the location of the funeral service.
  • Supervises and assists in the transportation of client families to ensure a timely departure and arrival.
  • Arranges and coordinates shipment of remains to and from other cities and locations.
  • Instructs and oversees work of Apprentice Funeral Directors on services and paperwork.
  • Works on-call/first call, as needed.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • College degree or some college.
  • 3 years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director.
  • Valid Virginia Funeral Director’s License.
  • Valid Embalmer’s License highly preferred.
  • Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
  • High degree of overall computer proficiency.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to effectively present information to client families, co-workers, and leadership.
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in growing market share through personal community involvement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, community leaders, and grieving client families.
  • Ability to empathize with client families and their guests and demonstrate tact and patience in emotionally charged situations.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and working environment through organization and communication.
  • Ability to actively listen to the needs of client families.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Tactful and professional behavior when dealing with complaints or dissatisfaction with services or merchandise.

Company Overview
Carriage Services is a leading provider of professional funeral and cemetery services and products in the United States. Headquartered in the vital, thriving city of Houston, Texas, Carriage is reaching out to care for families in diverse communities throughout the country. Carriage Services is changing the face of
the funeral and cemetery industry in the United States. We invite you to be a part of this sweeping change. Carriage Services is an equal opportunity

Advent Funeral & Cremation Services
Well respected and progressive family owned funeral home in Virginia (just outside of DC) is seeking a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Our ideal candidate is an experienced self-starter and team player who has a good work ethic and is committed to serving families. Someone who will contribute in all areas of the funeral home including: meeting with families, conducting services and embalming. Community involvement with a strong track record of building community relationships is a must.
Job Requirements/Qualifications: Licensed in either, Virginia, Maryland or D.C., with the ability to become licensed in all three jurisdictions. We offer competitive wages and benefits. For immediate consideration, you may email your resume and cover letter to smarana@adventfuneral.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Funeral Services Adjunct Faculty Position
John Tyler Community College
Hiring Range: Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education
General Information: Adjunct faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credit hours taught in the Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within VCCS. Credit hours taught will be dependent upon course enrollments.
Responsibilities: The Division of Mathematics, Natural and Health Sciences at John Tyler Community College augments full-time teaching faculty with qualified part-time instructors to enhance the student learning process. Provide online or traditional delivery instruction at the Chester campus of the college. Courses offered in the discipline include Introduction to Funeral Service, Funeral Service Anatomy, Theory of Embalming, Theory of Embalming Lab, Restorative Art, Restorative Art Techniques and Lab, Funeral Service Law, Microbiology for Funeral Service, Pathology for Funeral Service, and Principles of Funeral Management.
Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited funeral services program; minimum of a bachelor’s degree; Virginia funeral service license or ability to obtain one. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is
required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level in Biology or Chemistry. Ability to use instructional technologies.
Application Instructions: For immediate consideration, submit cover letter specifying teaching discipline and schedule availability, resume/CV, all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references to adjunctjobs@jtcc.edu with only the teaching discipline listed in the subject of the email (Example Subject Line: Funeral Services). Note: A completed state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.

Funeral Service Licensee
A long-successful Shenandoah Valley FH is seeking a career-minded, service-oriented Funeral Director/Embalmer strongly rooted in professionalism, ethical integrity, and compassionate care. Candidate must have strong communication skills, a solid work ethic easily handling details, and the ability to work well with others in varying circumstances.
– Must hold a valid Virginia License for Funeral Director and Embalmer.
– Must have valid Virginia Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
– Must have confident computer skills.
– Capable of Moderate to Heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling.
– Positive attitude and working environment.
– Organized, attentive to details and follow-up.
– Effective communication skills with client families and community.
– Display confident completion of documents and forms
– Crematory Operator certification (helpful, but not required)
– Make arrangements with client families regularly.
– Embalm, prepare, dress and apply cosmetics regularly.
– Direct funerals, graveside services, and memorial services regularly.
– Make removals/transfers regularly.
– Share responsibility for night-call and night removals in a regular scheduled rotation.
– Operate on-site crematory and processor regularly.
– Competitive salary based on experience.
– 401K
– Paid Vacation time and Sick leave.
– Health plan
– Life Insurance
– Overtime and Bonus opportunities.
– Paid area civic memberships.

Mail applications to P.O. Box 307 Verona ,VA 24482

Funeral Director
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens located in beautiful Norfolk, VA is a Funeral Home/Cemetery Combo facility. The Funeral Director will be responsible for arranging and directing funeral services. Must have experience with merchandise and services. Assists customers with at-need arrangements. Must be proficient w/computer and be willing to learn new software. Must comply with company policies and local, state and government regulations. Must have a Virginia Funeral Service and have at least 1 year of prior Funeral Director experience. Crematory Certification a plus. This is a full-time position that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, profit sharing and vacation. For consideration, please email your resume with salary history to debbiebell@woodlawngroup.com. EOE.

Maddox Funeral Home, Inc. in Front Royal, Virginia is seeking a full time licensee. Please send a resume or call us for an appointment. Our address is 105 W. Main St., Front Royal, Virginia 22630 and our phone number is 540-635-2773

Funeral Director Alexandria, Virginia
Overview & Responsibilities
We currently have a full time opening for a Funeral Director at Demaine Funeral Home in Alexandria, VA. This is the opportunity to be part of the Dignity Memorial® provider network and grow your career in the funeral, cremation and cemetery services business. For us, there is no greater responsibility than celebrating each life like no other and making a difference in the lives of people we serve.

This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction. Our Funeral Directors are looking for more than a career – it’s a calling. Here is the chance to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and providing the utmost in service. This is a great opportunity to develop your career, with training and advancement.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have the appropriate state funeral licensure or the ability to reciprocate license from another state
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction
  • Proficient with computers and technology with knowledge of MS Office Tools
  • Ability to manage a caseload while creating an exceptional customer experience
  • Excellent driving skills and record
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Contact Branham M. Mann, Sr., 703 549 0074 or branham.mann@dignitymemorial.com

Sales and Marketing of funeral products. Hagerstown, Maryland. Position requires development and execution of marketing plans. Limited repeat customers require personal contact and relationships. Cultivation of new customers and introduction of new products and services required. Candidates demonstrate excellent presentation and communication skills. Limited overnight travel required. Product specific education provided. Vehicle provided. Salary starting at $60,000. Send resume to info@richardswilbert.com

A funeral home in a small rural community of Southwest Virginia is looking to hire a licensed funeral director/embalmer. The funeral home is located approximately 5 1/2 hours west of Richmond. Benefits include 401K, life, health and dental insurance. Resumes are to be sent to singleton@singletonfuneralservice.com. Questions contact 276-964-4011.