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Employment Opportunities


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Thank you for your interest in joining our family in serving our local community.  Each applicant  should have a clean driving record and professional attire as well as caring, compassionate, and meticulous with details. 

Please use the application for employment provided on this page in PDF; once completed you may scan and submit by email to info@sullivanfuneralcare.com or deliver in person.
No Phone Calls Please.

Application for Employment

Click on the graphic on the left to download the file.

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Current Openings:

Part Time Funeral Assistant

Part-time Funeral Assistant - (with possibility to develop to full time) a license is not required. Primary Job Functions: Assists with funeral services in chapel and off-site locations (carrying and moving equipment, casket and floral arrangements). Assist with and make first calls / removals at the locations where death occurs. Availability to be on-call as needed within an adequate response time. Drive vehicles as needed (funeral coach, 1st call van, flower van, etc). Assist with the greeting of customers and guests.

Job Requirements

  • The position requires the ability to do some occasional bending, pushing, pulling, and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 30 pounds for short distances and with assistance up to 75 lbs and some light housekeeping.
  • Ability to travel by standard methods of transportation.
  • Must be free from judgment-impairing conditions, diseases or addictions which impair ability to interact with employees, management or the public.
  • Conservative professional dress.
  • Possess a valid Drivers’ License and meet the driving performance standards as determined by our company. MVR’s may be reviewed annually for compliance, and any conviction or at-fault accidents should be immediately reported to management.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Varying hours available.  Hours are varied depending on the number of services.  Hours available include Sunday through Saturday. There is no guarantee on the number of hours available to work.

Salary: Hourly


Preneed / Preplanning Counselor

Salary: Commission – As Earned

The responsibilities of a Preneed / Preplanning Counselor include: creating sales presentations, networking, retrieving referrals, and presenting informational seminars. We will provide excellent, structured, field, and online trainings through our partnership with Security National Life Insurance Company. This position offers substantial earning potential, and you will be equipped with the tools and training needed to achieve your financial goals.

When you join our team, you will have a long-term career opportunity assisting families and individuals with their advance funeral and/or cremation arrangements. You will feel great about what you’re doing, and get paid well while doing it!

The position will assist families in the pre-planning and funding of burial/cremation arrangements through the purchase of a life insurance or annuity policy or utilizing other funding methods available through the company.  They may also assist families in purchasing memorial property and merchandise.  All of this is done before the need arises.  This individual is responsible for providing prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service to our client families.

This position requires a minimum of a Final Expense Insurance license, which we can assist you obtaining. Or a general Life Insurance License will be sufficient. 

  • Responsible for the sales and services either in a client family’s home, or in the funeral home office.
  • Responsible for developing and following up on leads, either self-generated or received from other reliable, company-approved sources.
  • Organize and conduct public seminars in concert with delivery of aftercare services.  Also, convert generated leads from these programs to preneed sales.
  • Assist in the development of after-care and seminar resources for funeral home and community.
  • Must remain well informed and educated on the benefits of pre-arrangement and possess the ability to pass this information on to client families.
  • Must be able to utilize tools given to generate sales, procure leads to increase sales, and close a sale.
  • Must develop positive relationships with local churches, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice providers.
  • Must possess (or willing to obtain) the necessary licensure or other certification to meet local or state legal requirements and must be licensed with the insurance company used by our company to underwrite our policies.
  • Must possess knowledge of the funeral rites, ceremonies and customs associated with various religions, always confirming the information with the clergy at the time the service is pre-arranged.
  • Must be very knowledgeable of general price lists, casket price lists and merchandise price lists for funeral homes and cemeteries and be able to answer all questions concerning prices and merchandise within the requirements of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rules.
  • Light housekeeping to keep the facilities and grounds in perfect order. This includes keeping work areas tidy, picking up litter on the grounds and general straightening up.
The above duties are neither intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities for this position nor are they intended to be a listing of prerequisite skills and abilities. The purpose of this job description is to describe the general nature of the position.

We are accepting applications for both positions, however, ideally, one person could fill both positions.

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