A Funeral Service Associate handles the following duties:

  • Answering phones
  • Greeting and directing visitors
  • Assist grieving families while showing continual care and concern
  • Preparing chapels for funeral services and attending to services
  • Receiving and moving flower arrangements
  • Supporting and assisting funeral directors to ensure the highest quality, professional, and ethical services
  • Assisting funeral directors with dressing and casketing the deceased
  • Assisting funeral directors and admin team with errands
  • Monitoring parking lot activities in any weather, prepared to direct traffic
  • Transporting deceased to and from funeral homes as directed
  • Efficiently planning driving routes and arriving at destinations as scheduled
  • In addition to this, any other job as directed


  • Possess and display an understanding of the funeral profession
  • Have an adaptive/team player attitude
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Have professional self-presentation
  • Be resourceful and able to multi task
  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 15 pounds of force frequently
  • Have pleasant phone manner
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and have an insurable driving record

This is a full-time position of typically 40 hours weekly. The schedule consists of normal business hours as well as
some evenings and every other weekend. The candidate must have the availability to work evenings, Saturdays and
Sundays. Qualified candidates must have strong communication skills and the tact and ability to perform in dynamic
and sometimes stressful conditions. Thinking on your feet, multi-tasking, and resilience are necessary. Frequent
standing and lifting are required.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to: careers@snyderfuneralhome.com.

Job Category: Customer Service
Company: Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
Job Type: Full Time
Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Location: Lancaster Pennsylvania
Experience: 2 - 5 years
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