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Funeral Director 

Koch Funeral Home and Crematory, State College, Pennsylvania (Est.1913) is seeking a PA licensed funeral director to provide burial and cremation services in our multicultural community. The successful candidate will embrace the quickly changing funeral industry with a positive attitude, an exceptional customer service orientation, excellent verbal and written communication skills, a diligent attention to details and the ability to use computer based technology. This is a full-time salaried position.

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Position Requirements:

  • PA Funeral Director and Embalming license 
  • Demonstrated ability to address the position accountabilities listed below

Position Preferences:

  • At least two years of funeral director experience 
  • Experience in all aspects of funeral service
  • CANA Cremation Certification (Preferred)

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Position Accountabilities:

  • Represent Koch Funeral Home (KFH) in a professional and respectful manner at all times, especially when communicating with families, staff, vendors, suppliers and business associates
  • Assist in coordination of daily professional funeral service
  • Consult with families to make funeral pre-arrangements
  • Consult with families to prepare for and coordinate the funeral services of the deceased, including gathering vital statistics and obituary information
  • Implement the Helping Grieving Hearts Heal and Because Love Can't Wait programs with families
  • Coordinate arrangements for funeral services, visitations, interments and disinterments
  • Direct, guide and oversee various funeral services 
  • Complete funeral service paperwork, including guarantee signatures for payment of services performed
  • Provide follow-up meetings with families
  • Arrange removals and transfers
  • Perform restoration, embalming, casketing and cosmetic work. Perform preparation (prep) room housekeeping and sanitation
  • Perform sanitary care and preparation for identification viewing
  • Schedule grooming services based on family preferences
  • Assist with cremations and verify cremation records
  • Coordinate and assist in the service set-up and tear down
  • Order caskets, vaults, urns, urn vaults, jewelry and prep room supplies
  • Enter and track inventory processes
  • Provide on-call coverage
  • Assist in keeping KFH in compliance with and educating staff about OSHA requirements 
  • Support Koch Funeral Home administrative staff as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Salary Compensation:

  • Based on experience


  • Health insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Clothing allowance
  • Bonuses
  • Relocation assistance

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If interested in joining our team here's how to apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to F. Glenn Fleming, Supervisor and Funeral Director at