Apprentice Embalmer

Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery   Kaneohe, HI   Full-time     Other
Posted on May 26, 2021

Apprentice Embalmer (R00110)

Takes special care for the deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks. Fulfills the requirements as dictated by the licensing board in the practicing state or province. Works under the supervision of a licensed embalmer.



  • Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks: 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 solid 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
  • Completion of or currently enrolled in a diploma training program at a recognized college or technical school specializing in funeral service or mortuary science preferred
  • Graduation pending from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law


  • None required


  • Current state/province issued Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift over 75 pounds required
  • Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required
  • High level of compassion and integrity
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills


Compensation: TBD



Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts (health care and dependent care), Sick Leave, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Voluntary/Accidental/Death or Dismemberment Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, SCI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company match, Employee Assistance Program


Position Type: Full-Time


Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery

45-425 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe , HI