Funeral Attendant – Position Opening

Category: Full-Time
Posted: Oct 07, 2020

Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home in Rockland is currently seeking to add to their team with the position of a full-time Funeral Attendant. This position will provide the right applicant the opportunity to join a family-owned and operated funeral home with a long-standing reputation for exceptional service and commitment to the Mid-Coast Area. Every member of our team is essential to our mission to treat the families that call on us with dignity, compassion, and respect at all times.

Experience in the funeral industry is not required, on the job training will be provided for this dynamic position with a stimulating daily schedule. The right applicant must have good communication skills to engage in difficult conversations, be comfortable interacting in multiple challenging and sensitive settings (i.e. professional, medical and public), have efficient time management skills and be detailed oriented to assist the team daily as needed. Primary duties will include assisting with initial contact with families at the time of their loved ones’ passing and facilitating the transfer of individuals into our care, maintaining facilities and vehicle fleet, setting up for services, escorting families, coordinating parking during services, and maintaining a friendly, respectful attitude while offering assistance. This position includes an on-call schedule that requires evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule. Applicants must also pass a background check, hold a valid Maine State Driver’s License, and be able to lift 100 pounds.

Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home offer a competitive benefits package that includes an on-call stipend, cell phone stipend, employer-paid health, dental, and life insurances, SIMPLE I.R.A. plan, paid time off, and much more. If interested,

Please send resumes to or call 207-594-4212 for more information (No walk-in inquiries please).