Funeral Director/Embalmer Job Description

Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory - Kent, OH.

Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, the premier independent family-owned funeral home in Portage County, Ohio is currently seeking a full-time licensed funeral director/embalmer to join our talented team. Bissler & Sons is located in the vibrant and growing city of Kent, OH.

The Bissler and Billow families have proudly served greater Kent and Northeast Ohio since 1875. We are a sixth generation family-owned business, and currently own and operate three locations, including two crematories. Our funeral homes have proudly been recognized as the areas "Best Funeral Home" by both the Akron Beacon Journal and Record Courier for five years in a row.

At Bissler & Sons, we believe that our staff is our most valuable asset. In order to maintain our status as the area's best funeral home, we must attract the area's best talent. Our goal is to be the area's best funeral home to work for and accordingly, we offer a well-rounded compensation plan to motivate, incentivize, and retain employees. In addition to best-in-class baseline compensation, we also strive to offer our employees a full-range of voluntary benefits, including work-life balance. The compensation and benefits package we offer our employees includes the following:

  • Industry leading compensation + incentive bonus program
  • A work schedule of 40 hours per week that incorporates work-life balance; no evening transfers or visitations
  • Minimal nights on-call limited to phone duties and working funeral services as needed
  • A non-elective 3% Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Employer Sponsored life insurance
  • Health/medical insurance and vision insurance
  • Employee Clothing (multiple suits and other clothing each year)
  • Ample Paid Vacation, Personal Time, and Sick leave
  • Funding for license renewal, continuing education, and professional development

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

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