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Billow’s Funeral Homes & Crematory, greater Akron’s most preferred full-service family owned and operated funeral home, is a progressive, sixth generation firm serving local families through two locations in the greater Akron area. We take pride in our rich history, which is fueled by the trust and loyalty our community has places in us.

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Interested applicants should contact Nathanael Billow, Executive Vice President, The Billow Co, at (330) 867-4141 or nbillow@billowfuneralhomes.com, no later than April 30th, 2018.

We are looking for individuals who are driven by integrity and share in our mission to help families achieve peace of mind—while providing the highest levels of service.

Job Summary:

  • Perform embalming and basic care of deceased as required.
  • Oversee the placement of deceased persons and check cosmetics and overall appearance of each. 
  • Make arrangements with families.
  • Plan, schedule and coordinate funerals, burials, and cremations, arranging for details like time and place of services.
  • Lead funeral ceremonies 
  • Communicate with families each day. 
  • Promote Billow's in the community through active participation in a community service organization as well as additional partnerships throughout the community. 
  • Promote culture and company vision.
  • Work with owner to promote company culture and vision.

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ Years total work experience
  • Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer; State of Ohio
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent management organizational skills
  • Skilled embalmer
  • Knowledge of funeral merchandising
  • Knowledge of cemetery regulations
  • Knowledge of crematory & cremation regulations
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task within job responsibilities
  • Basic computer and audio/visual skills
  • Participation in a community service organization
  • Team player with a can-do, "find a way" attitude

Education:

  • Mortuary Science Degree
  • Completed Accredited Apprenticeship Program