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.
Also called: Apprentice Funeral Director, Funeral Assistant, Funeral Attendant, Funeral Home Assistant

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Accounting software
  • Bookkeeping software
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    associate's degree
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