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Funeral Director and Embalmer

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The Wilton Mortuary
Peoria, Illinois, United States
20 days ago


The Wilton Mortuary has been family-owned and based in Peoria, Illinois since 1884 and is seeking a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer to join our team. We have served the community around us with compassion, excellence, and quality for four generations. Our organization supports other local businesses with the same principles by partnering with nearby artists and firms to fully provide for our clients’ needs.

The Funeral Director and Embalmer is expected to perform tasks such as:

  • Transfers from homes, institutions, and other facilities
  • Meet with families to organize funeral services suitable to their wishes
  • Embalming, cosmetizing, dressing, casketing, and other preparation work as needed
  • Knowledgeable presentation of merchandise to families
  • Conduct or assist with funeral services on and off location
  • Complete necessary paperwork
  • Careful transportation and delivery of items such as flowers, memorabilia, urns, and caskets
  • Other duties as appropriate (tidying the funeral home, pre-arrangements, or special projects)

The Wilton Mortuary offers its full-time professional staff competitive salaries and benefits including:

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and disability insurance coverage
  • Nine (9) paid sick/personal days per year
  • Annual Management Review Bonus, Annual Compensation Increase, and Profit-sharing
  • Paid vacations beginning after the first year, Overtime compensation, and Paid Holidays
  • Reimbursement for licensing fees and the cost of continuing education
  • Work-life balance resulting from a permanent schedule rotation



  • Possess a current license as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in Illinois
  • Exhibit professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to navigate basic computer systems
  • Possess a current and valid driver’s license
  • Effective time-management and self-motivation
  • Available to be on-call per the schedule rotation
  • Willingness to involve oneself in the surrounding community

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64734406
  • Location:
    Peoria, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Funeral Director and Embalmer
  • Company Name For Job: The Wilton Mortuary
  • Industry: Funeral Homes
  • Job Function: Funeral Service Operations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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