Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home is located in Oak Lawn, IL and is family owned for over 100 years.
Removals, which includes working with family members and Medical Examiner.
Follow company standards by initiating Chain of Custody, personal effects documentation, etc. while making removals.
Perform embalming and cosmetology
Dress and position remains in casket or alternative container and deliver to visitation area if requested by client family.
Direct casket bearers in placement and removal of casket to and from funeral coach, chapel or other place of service and interment location.
Arrange and coordinate shipment of remains to and from other cities and localities.
Counsel with and advise client families to arrange funerals, and supervise funeral service activities
Coordinate all service arrangements and details with clergy and other individuals or groups who may participate in the funeral service.
Lead funeral procession from place of service to interment site.
Supervise and assist with visitation by ushering and directing families and visitors of deceased to and from visitation area and where services are conducted.
Arrange family automobiles in the funeral procession in accordance with the client family’s wishes.
Ensure that all employees participating in a given funeral service are performing their assigned functions and in place at designated times.
Assist with pre-arranging client families with requested service arrangements, selection of funeral merchandise and other products, and financial arrangements.
Participate in community activities and events, such as civic or fraternal organizations as a part of local promotional and outreach efforts.
Illinois Funeral license or ability to reciprocate
Valid Driver’s License
Excellent work history and good driving record
Previous customer service and/or sales experience would be a definite asset
Knowledge of computers and some software would be an asset, or willingness to learn
High level of compassion and integrity
Good communication and problem-solving skills
Professional and team player
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year
Funeral Director: 2 years (Preferred)