Funeral Director/Apprentice

Date posted: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service is seeking to grow our astonishing Circle of Care Team.  We are interested in discovering full-time C.A.R.E. Specialists (Crematory Operator and Embalmer), Funeral Directors or apprentices who are eager to work in our fast-paced metropolitan area! We are located in Madison, the capitol city of Wisconsin with eight locations in Dane County. Cress Funeral & Cremation Service is family-owned and operated, having served families in Dane County for over 137 years, while providing the highest level of courtesy, compassion, and respect.

As you begin or continue your legacy in the funeral industry, why not become a valued team member of the Cress Circle of Care? We are looking for highly skilled team members committed to serving families to Cress’ high standards. If you pride yourself on your work ethic, communication skills, have the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and are willing to learn the Cress standards, we want to hear from you.

Career Overview:

  • Provide the highest quality service and integrity to exceed the needs of our families
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Sincere desire to serve grieving families at their time of need and beyond
  • On Call duties for Removals (currently, 2 to 3 nights a month for directors and embalmers)
  • Exemplary embalming, dressing, casketing, and cosmetizing skills
  • Funeral Arranging and Service Directing
  • Crematory Services


  • Graduated from an accredited school of mortuary science
  • Currently licensed or working toward WI state funeral directors license
  • Valid driver license


  • Market based compensation with annual reviews
  • Comfortable On Call Schedule
  • Group Health Plan
  • Medical/Child Care Reimbursement Flex Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Disability Insurance 100%
  • Paid vacation/sick leave
  • Signature Suit Program

How to Apply:
Email your resume and listing of references to: Or mail hardcopy to:
Carey Cress Fose
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road
Madison, WI 53705