Assistant to Funeral Director

Dressler's Funeral Service & Fischer Funeral Care - Atlanta, GA


Job Duties

*Assist funeral director on planning, arrangements, communication

*Proof paperwork

*Interact and communicate with next of kin of deceased

*Handle deceased for care, preparation, and transport

*Set-up and break-down funeral services and assist in directing funerals

*Staff funeral visitations and viewings

*Maintain the cleanliness of the funeral home facilities and vehicles

*Maintain inventory

Important Qualities


*Excellent bedside manner

*Polite and courteous

*Excellent follow-through

*Outstanding communicator

*Good personal hygiene and grooming

*Valid GA driver’s license and good driving record

*Fluency in Spanish is beneficial

Work Hours (Regular)

*Scheduled Hours: weekdays from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

*Typical days - off schedule: every other weekend and one day during the week

*Off days: A total of 8 (eight) days during a four week period

On-Call Hours

*Weekdays: One night per week from 5 pm to 8 am

*Weekends: Every other Friday from 5 pm through Monday at 8 am

Income: entry level is $15 per hour up to 40 hours, and then 1.5 times the hourly rate for all hours over 40

Health Insurance: Company contributes towards company health plan

Retirement plan: Company offers Vanguard Simple IRA and matches up to 3% of amount invested by employee

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour


  • Funeral Director: 1 year (Preferred)