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PO Box 1350, 1156 Bowman Road, Ste 200
| Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465
Tel: 843-881-3634
| Fax: 843-881-3659


To post a classified ad, please contact the SCFDA office
843-881-3634 or forward by email below.

Help Wanted: Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer – Anderson, SC

The McDougald Funeral Home is seeking a full-time Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer with qualities of strong communication skills, a heavy emphasis of embalming, continued professional development and a desire of interest in local community activities. The job will require the applicant to have basic knowledge of all phases of funeral service.

Please email resumes to Jay Hodge.

Licensed Funeral Director Seeking Position - SC

Looking to obtain a position as a Funeral Director with a progressive firm that will foster teamwork, goal setting, excellent customer satisfaction, remembrance and healing within its community and its client familes. I am passionate in the area of computers and technology and consider learning a work in progress. 

I have been a licensed funeral director since 1989 and have been working in South Carolina since 2016.

Please contact the SCFDA Office by phone (843-881-3634) or email for more information and resume.

Seeking Apprenticeship - SC

My name is Dusty Modzel. I am a South Carolina native looking for a funeral home who will take me on as an apprentice at the end of the year.

I am currently working as a funeral director in Denver, CO and am moving back to SC at the end of 2023.

I am enrolled in an ABSFE accredited school here in Colorado and will be working on my mortuary science degree along side my apprenticeship. I am not particular about what part of the state has an opportunity but would like full time employment.

I am currently employed by the Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary. The diocese takes over 500 deceased into its care each year. I have experience with traditional funerals, cremations, and social service burials/cremations.

Please feel free to contact at any time via phone (864-760-3723) or email, thank you.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer & Apprentice – Walterboro, SC

Brice Herndon Funeral Home in Walterboro, SC is accepting resumes for a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Must be willing to work between three locations.

We are also accepting resumes for an Apprenticeship. The candidate must be in at least their second year of an accredited Mortuary School, and be willing to work nights and weekends.

Please email resumes to Anthony Herndon or call 843.538.5408.

Help Wanted: Advanced Planning Funeral Director - SC or NC

Great opportunities for Advance Planning Funeral Directors with family-owned Funeral Homes in South Carolina or North Carolina. If you like the beach or the mountains, we have  funeral homes that are looking for Licensed Funeral Directors like YOU! As you quickly learn our unique business model, you will serve your community by meeting with families to discuss prearranging and prefunding through a preneed policy ensuring every family has an intentional plan to begin healing at the time of loss. We have comprehensive training and sales support so that you can be more effective and productive.

We provide innovative marketing and lead generation. If you are interested in making your own schedule, strong income potential with commission pay, and you have an active Funeral Director’s License, reach out to us in confidence.

You will be working in South Carolina or North Carolina representing one of the nation’s most respected Advanced Planning Firms and Funeral Homes. 

Contact us at 574-220-6729 or click here to learn more about The Kilpatrick Group.

Help Wanted: Funeral Service Instructor - Greenwood, SC

Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood SC is in search of a full-time faculty member to teach classes in Funeral Service Education; assist in marketing and recruiting for FSE department; network with FSE professionals and attend local, state, and national meetings. Assist with the anatomical donor program and pet crematory.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduate of an accredited ABFSE school with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science
  • Licensed Embalmer in the state in which you reside and in good standing with the State Board of Funeral Service
Agency Specific Application Procedures
Qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements must apply online. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Paper, faxed or emailed applications/resumes will not be accepted, reviewed or responded to. AA/EOE. Piedmont Technical College provides affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability. 

Normal Work Schedule (Other):
Willingness to work within a flexible teaching schedule (i.e. day, evening) and at varied sites (i.e. on-campus, off campus) and in distance learning formats.

Veteran Preference Statement
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Additional Comments
Please review Agency Specific Application procedures for our required application procedures that include attaching a letter of interest, a current resume, and copies of transcripts to the application.

We regret that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to candidates individually regarding the status of their application or the status of the interview process. 

For more information and/or to apply, please click here

Help Wanted: Funeral Director - Spartanburg, SC

We are looking for a Licensed Funeral Director at the J.M. Dunbar Funeral Home, located in Spartanburg, S.C. We are family-owned and operated on the fast growing west side of Spartanburg. Looking for another person to call family , as part of our close knit team here at Dunbar.

Our Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Arrange and coordinate funeral plans with families.
  • Meet the needs and expectations of families in a respectful, and professional manner.
  • Team Player
  • Cooperate with employees and families to provide high quality service
  • Prepare and execute all necessary paperwork , death certificates, permits, obituaries etc.

Minimum Requirements:

  • SC Licensed Funeral Director
  • SC Preneed Insurance License is a big plus

Work Schedule

  • 8:30-5:30 4 days a week with 1 Saturday 8:30-12pm, Rotating with the other Funeral Directors.

Salary and Benefits will be discussed with interested candidates. Salary will range based on experience.

Call us at 864-587-7777, or email Pate Dunbar.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer - North Augusta, SC

Posey Funeral Directors is seeking a licensed funeral director and embalmer who seeks to provide the highest level of care to the families we serve while exhibiting both compassion and skill planning, directing and following up on all aspects of the services provided by our firm.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate our core values of Concern, Action, Readiness and Exactness in performing all duties and functions.
  • Hold or be able to obtain a South Carolina and Georgia Funeral Director and Embalmer License in a reasonable amount of time as mutual agreed upon prior to hire date.
  • Work in teams, with a positive, congeable, welcoming and friendly attitude and exhibit kindness and respect for coworkers always.
  • Advise and assist families in funeral planning and direct and carry out all funeral plans in accordance with the standards set forth in our Posey Policy and Procedure Guidebook.
  • Embalm, dress and position decedent in accordance with the Posey Standard as outlined in our Posey Policy and Procedure Guidebook.
  • Always treat and care for descendent in a respectful and professional way.
  • Comply with all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and with all Posey company policies and procedures.
  • Discuss and explain all services and selections questions in accordance with the FTC Funeral Rule and be comfortable in explaining the value of what we do to the consumer.
  • Wear all necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required to perform specific duties.
  • Dress and maintain personal appearance with the standards set forth by our Posey Policy and Procedure Guidebook.

Education, Licensure and General Skill Requirements:

  • A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized education program at a trade school combined with apprenticeship in this field.
  • Minimum of one-year of related work experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and transportation to and from work
  • Possess the proper accreditation to meet licensing requirements in South Carolina and Georgia for funeral directing and embalming

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to tolerate exposure to hazardous substances subject to government requirements; occasional lifting, pushing and pulling, with assistance, of objects up to approximately 600 pounds
  • Manual dexterity required for clerical tasks
  • Occasional stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 30 pounds for short distances

Please send resume to Brian.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer - Travelers Rest, SC

An opportunity exists for a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer at The Howze Mortuary located in Travelers Rest, SC. The Howze Mortuary is a family-owned funeral home located in the upstate mountain region of SC. The community has a small town feel with the urban amenities of Greenville, SC.

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Arranges, coordinates, and directs funeral ceremonies.
  • Embalm deceased individuals to the up most standards.
  • Rotating schedule for night phone coverage, body removal (home, hospital or nursing home), and embalming.
  • Meets and surpasses the needs and expectations of the many families we serve in the upstate.
  • Maintains active involvement within the community and is committed to building and creating effective relationships and rapport.

The successful candidate must have the following:

  • South Carolina Funeral Director License (Required) and South Carolina Embalmer License (Preferred). Every applicant will receive thoughtful consideration. Please note, if you do not hold a South Carolina License, support will be provided in obtaining your license here in SC.
  • Displays proven, superior arrangement, directing and embalming skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent diligence and consistently prominent level of accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point and Director Assistance software.
  • Exemplifies Howze's values of integrity, trust, teamwork, and overall excellence.
  • Excellent knowledge of funeral home procedures and business practices.
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Continue to better oneself via literature, professional educational seminars, etc.
  • A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement for this position with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to do home/hospital/nursing home body removals. Able to lift 100+ pound body weight with assistance from mortuary associate.

If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email Mr. Steven A. Norman, Assistant Manager/FD/EMB. 

We appreciate your interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks (credit, criminal) and proof of education and license are essential conditions of employment.

The Howze Mortuary, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, excellent medical and insurance benefits, matching employer 401K and other employer paid benefits.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer - Piedmont, SC

Family-owned firm with locations in North & South Carolina along the state line boarder south of Charlotte, is seeking two licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmers. We would prefer them to be licensed in both states but not required because of the ability to reciprocate a license from another state. Great work atmosphere with a team approach including an open-door management policy.

Must be a self-starter that is detail oriented and possesses excellent interpersonal/communication skills to interact with families. This person will have proficiency with computers & MS Office and ability to learn funeral profession software. Must have strong organizational skills to include time management and the ability to multitask. Clean driving record.

Responsibilities include meeting with client families to make funeral arrangements, present and explain service options, and assist with all aspects of coordinating cremation/burial services. make transfers from the place of death during business hours. If licensed Embalmer, Preparation room duties include embalming/dressing/casketing. Crematory experience a plus. Flexible schedule with every other weekend off. No night removals. On-call select nights per month.

Competitive base pay with incentive bonus program. Benefits include: company paid health insurance, 401K retirement plan, dental, vision, wellness & life insurance. We will participate with relocation expenses if necessary.

Job Type: Full-time. Compensation base range $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year based upon experience and community involvement.

Help Wanted: Preneed Funeral Director - Greenville, SC


Lead Generation

  • Networks and builds community and civic relationships
  • Explains and presents presentations to families served and referred families
  • Maintains and tracks activity levels to ensure productivity

Build Relationships with Families

  • Responds to client inquiries in a timely, respectful, sensitive and professional manner
  • Connects with families through listening, honest communication and genuine concern
  • Develops an understanding of each family’s unique needs and offers solutions that provide value to them
  • Stays in touch with families to ensure satisfaction
  • Prepares for all appointments and performs all procedures with professionalism and attention to detail
  • Follows through on all customer problems and requests


  • Represents a continuous link from services provided at need, through aftercare, to providing services to protect families in the future
  • Collaborates and teams with funeral directors, location managers, and other members of funeral home and or cemetery staff, to provide seamless, high quality service
  • Shares family concerns with rest of the SCI team


  • SC Licensed Funeral Director or ability to reciprocate from another state
  • SC Preneed Insurance License

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work a number of evenings and or weekends every month
  • Ability to drive frequently
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an insurance license if required by state/province
  • Ability to treat others with empathy and respect
  • Knowledge of computers and some software
  • Customer service skills

Please email Brandon Baynard or call 864-244-0978 at Mackey Funerals & Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer/Manager-
The J.F. Floyd Mortuary, Spartanburg, SC

At Park Lawn, we are passionate in our commitment to providing expert knowledge and leadership in the funeral home profession. It is our dedication to superior value and compassionate service that defines and differentiates us within the profession and the communities we serve.

We are searching for a full-time experienced, licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer who has excellent communication skills, a proven track record of active participation in community-based organizations, advanced computer skills and currently holds a valid South Carolina Funeral Director’s License, with the ability to obtain a reciprocal license as needed.

In this role, the candidate will be responsible for:

  • Consults with client families or legal representatives of the deceased to create services designed to meet their end-of-life memorialization expectations.
  • Coordinates all service arrangements and details with clergy, other presiding persons, fraternal or military organizations, and others who may participate in conducting the funeral service.
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts visitations and services.
  • Oversees all employees participating in services, ensuring that each member of the team understands their individual role and is professionally representing the location.
  • Prepares the deceased, including dressing and casketing.
  • Directs and ushers families and services attendees to and from the location of the funeral service.
  • Supervises and assists in the transportation of client families to ensure a timely departure and arrival.
  • Arranges and coordinates shipment of remains to and from other cities and locations.
  • Performs removals and transfers individuals into Park Lawn’s care as needed.
  • Is able to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum Associate Degree in Mortuary Science.
  • Minimum two years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
  • Valid South Carolina funeral licensure or the ability to reciprocate license from another state.
  • Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as a team.

We offer a progressive, family-centered working environment, competitive compensation and attractive benefit package.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with salary requirements and contact information to Park Lawn Memorial Group, Human Resources Department.

Park Lawn Memorial Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Help Wanted: Funeral Director/Embalmer - Greenwood, SC

Harley Funeral Home and Crematory, Greenwood, SC has a position available for a full-time licensed funeral director and embalmer. We are a small family-owned firm looking for someone who would like to become an active member of our community, which is located in the beautiful Upstate region of South Carolina. The position would require knowledge of all phases of funeral service, including removals, embalming, arrangements with families and crematory operations, and would require an on-call night schedule, weekends and holidays.

Benefits include paid vacation, retirement plan, health insurance, dental insurance and life insurance.

Resumes from qualified applicants may be submitted to Ruple Harley III or Carol Harley.

Questions may be directed to 864-229-3300.

Help Wanted: SC Licensed Preneed Funeral Director

Precoa, a national sales and marketing company in the preneed insurance industry, offers comprehensive training and sales support so that you can be more effective and successful. We are the nation’s leading provider of an innovative marketing, lead generation, and appointment setting system called ProActive Preneed®. We’re rapidly growing and expanding to everycorner of the country. 

As a Licensed Preneed Funeral Director, you will be connected with one of Precoa’s nationally partnered funeral homes, representing them through preneed funeral sales. As you quickly learn the unique Precoa business model, you will serve your community by meeting with families to discuss prearranging and prefunding funeral service through a preneed policy ensuring every family has an intentional plan to begin healing at the time of a loss.


  • Sales acumen
  • Strong relationship development and communication skills 
  • Tremendous work ethic and competitive mindset 
  • Ability to obtain an insurance license
  • Active Funeral Director License
  • Execute successful sales strategies
  • Generate leads, prospect, and deliver sales presentations 
  • Build and maintain meaningful relationships on both a business and consumer level
For more information, please contact Rachel Feher at 503-214-1270. 

Help Wanted: License Embalmer/Funeral Director - Bluffton, SC

Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton, SC and Ridgeland, SC has a position available for a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Old line family firm serving 600 families yearly. 

 Individual must be compassionate, motivated, eager to work, and community oriented.  

To apply, please contact Martin Sauls (843) 305-0131.

Help Wanted: Licensed Preneed Funeral Director

The Preneed Company of America (Precoa) is a national sales and marketing company within the preneed insurance industry. We are the nation’s leading provider of an innovative marketing, lead generation, and appointment setting system called Proactive Preneed. “Preneed” refers to funerals that are prearranged and prefunded through a small value life insurance policy. Precoa has over 200 employees and is partnered with over 500 independent contractors and funeral homes and has annual sales volume exceeding $300 million. Since inception in 2004, Precoa has experienced an average annual growth rate of 20%.

Our Licensed Preneed Funeral Directors represent our partnered funeral homes through preneed funeral sales. In this role, you will learn the Precoa business model, meet with families and individuals in the community, and assist them in prearranging and prefunding their services through a preneed policy.

Your job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Execution of successful sales strategies, lead generation and prospecting, sales presentations and general relationship development on both a business and consumer level. 


  • Sales Acumen
  • Strong relationship development and communication skills
  • Tremendous work ethic and competitive mindset
  • Ability to obtain an insurance license
  • Active Funeral Director License

Interested persons, please contact Rachel Feher, Corporate Recruiter @ 503.214.1270 or by email.

Help Wanted: Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer - Florence, SC

We are a 300 call a year firm in Florence, SC looking to employ a Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer to fill an immediate roll within our funeral home. We offer competitive wages and health benefits. Applicant must possess an ability to work independently and as part of a team. They must possess compassion and a great work ethic. They must also be willing to relocate to the Florence area. 

Seeking Apprenticeship - SC

To Whom it may concern,

My name is Arianna Surita, I am from New York and I plan to move to South Carolina shortly. I have been working for a funeral home in New York for the past 6 years. I am finishing up mortuary school in July and plan to take my boards shortly after. I am looking for an apprenticeship and I am open to the majority of the state. I can be reached by phone, 607-377-9152, or email. I am free to contact at any point during the week or on weekends. 

Thank you! 

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