Columbia, Maryland

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Performs all embalming activities of the deceased correctly and respectfully.


+ Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include: verifying identification and embalming authorization; performing restorations; completing removals and transfers; dressing, styling hair and or applying cosmetics, and; any other preparation required for human remains

+ Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

+ Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

+ Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

+ Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

+ Assists with chemical and supply inventory

+ Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

+ Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct



+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ Graduation from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law


+ Embalmer, Apprentice experience as required by state/provincial law

+ 2 years of experience in a 200-call minimum/year funeral firm embalming facility preferred


+ Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

+ Current state/province issued driver’s license

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

+ Acceptable driving record

+ Ability to lift over 75 pounds

+ Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

+ High level of compassion and integrity

+ Good communication skills

+ Problem solving skills

Postal Code: 21045

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-MD - Columbia

Job Profile ID: F00213

Columbia, Maryland

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest single provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 25,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

Our Purpose

Service Corporation International is dedicated to compassionately supporting families at difficult times, celebrating the significance of lives that have been lived, and preserving memories that transcend generations, with dignity and honor.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

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