Mortician Interview Questions

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Listed below expected questions that most HR interviewers ask their applicants about, you'll find our recommended answer for each based on 'mortician' career.

Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "mortician" employee?


Mortician responsibilities are to offer counsel and comfort to bereaved families or friends; direct preparations and shipment of bodies for out-of-state burial; plan, schedule, or coordinate funerals, burials, or cremations, arranging details such as floral delivery or the time and place of services; provide information on funeral service options, products, or merchandise and maintain a casket display area; plan placement of caskets at funeral sites or place or adjust lights, fixtures, or floral displays; consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services; contact cemeteries to schedule the opening and closing of graves; close caskets and lead funeral corteges to churches or burial sites; inform survivors of benefits for which they may be eligible; participate in community activities for funeral home promotion or other purposes; receive or usher people to their seats for services; oversee the preparation and care of the remains of people who have died; arrange for clergy members to perform needed services; provide or arrange transportation between sites for the remains, mourners, pallbearers, clergy, or flowers; obtain information needed to complete legal documents, such as death certificates or burial permits; clean funeral home facilities and grounds; arrange for pallbearers or inform pallbearers or honorary groups of their duties; discuss and negotiate prearranged funerals with clients; perform embalming duties as necessary; maintain financial records, order merchandise, or prepare accounts; manage funeral home operations, including the hiring, training, or supervision of embalmers, funeral attendants, or other staff.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from mortician employee in order to success in his work?


Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do, Actively looking for ways to help people, Talking to others to convey information effectively, Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as mortician?


I have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences, communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, speak clearly so others can understand you, identify and understand the speech of another person, tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your mortician career?


The knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources, administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology, the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (mortician or your) needed work style?


My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, being honest and ethical, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job, accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

Other mortician interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful mortician?

Why do you like to work as mortician?

What could you do not like to work as mortician?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your mortician job?

As mortician, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being mortician employee?

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