Funeral Director CV Template

Also known as the undertaker or head mortician, the Funeral Director is at the heart of the death care industry in any country.  The position oversees both administrative and technical details in handling the last moments of a person’s presence on earth before a scheduled burial or cremation.  Most funeral directors have grown in their career starting as embalmers or have inherited the business from earlier generations of morticians.

Large commercial funeral homes and parlors employ a team of morticians headed by a Funeral Director.

Sample Funeral Director CV Template

Herbert V. Royce

Oxford St, London

Phone: 020-2765-2443


To work as a Funeral Director for a large investment house.

Professional Experience


1998 – Present: Funeral Director, Lakewood Funeral Homes, Plc, London

  • Condole and assist bereaved family relatives and friends of the deceased in selecting the suitable casket as well as planning for the schedule of wakes, memorial services interment and other arrangements based on their religion.
  • Maintain close business relations with local coffin makers and florists
  • Ensure that parlor hearses are in top condition, clean and properly configured.
  • Liaise with life insurance companies and memorial pre-need plans as required.
  • Provide funeral services quotation to concerned parties
  • Coordinate with hospitals for receipt of cadaver for embalming
  • Perform embalming and facial restoration process as required.



  • 12 years of experience in the death care industry
  • Extensive knowledge in the customs and burial practices of Catholic, Muslim and Jewish religions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.



Consistent receipt of customer satisfaction from various embalming services performed.


1994 – 1998: BS in Mortuary Science, Lewisham State College.


Can be provided upon request