Job hunting information
It is recommended by Industry Associations that if you would like to work in this sector it would be best to approach employers directly. Due to the small employment size, if you are considering working in this industry you will need to multi-skilled and adaptable.
As death can occur at any time you might be required to be on call and expect to work various hours and shifts.
Skills that are important in this industry are: Active Listening, Speaking, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness and Critical Thinking.
Due to the sensitive nature of this industry, there is normally not the opportunity to complete work experience or volunteer, and you must be employed before commencing most training, especially to become an embalmer.