Career Opportunities


We are proud to care for the Putnam County community with a team of professional full and part-time employees. Each member of our team is dedicated to the needs of those who’ve lost a loved one.  We are currently seeking a licensed professional for the position listed below. 

Funeral Director/Embalmer

We are looking for a Tennessee licensee to fill our need for a Funeral Director/Embalmer/Arranger. This professional will provide service in all areas of helping meet or exceed the expectations of client families. This person who fills this postion will be accountable for servicing families in a professional and timely manner. Respectful service and attention to detail is integral to success in this position. The ability to function as a team member is vital.

The successful candidate will possess a valid Tennessee Funeral Director/Embalmer’s License and a minimum of two years of experience as a funeral director/embalmer/ arranger.


  • Product and service knowledge and arrangement skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with funeral service functions from first call to final disposition
  • High level of professionalism, compassion and integrity
  • Awareness and adherence to all governmental regulations
  • Ability to work with funeral home database system, technology systems and audio/visual equipment
  • Physical ability to meet the lifting requirements of the position
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to relate well with families and team members
  • Ability to meet or exceed funeral home’s quality standards for all services
  • Ability to represent the organization in a positive manner to client families, the public, government officials, and other external sources.
  • Dependability
  • Thoroughness in completing work tasks.
  • Team player mindset

Competitive compensation package including:
Group Health and Dental plan
Retirement Plan
Paid time off
Full-time – 40 hrs/week

To apply, email resume with a letter of introduction to jillhorner@hhhfunerals.com




Funeral Service Apprentice


All assignments will be under the supervision of one of our licensed staff members.  This position reports to the operations manager and/or assigned licensed staff.


THE APPRENTICE PROGRAM OUTLINE includes instruction, training and performance in the follow areas: 

  • Relating to client families with compassion, knowledge and professionalism
  • Preparing, compiling, procuring and filing funeral service related forms and maintaining datebase systems with accuracy and efficiency
  • Conducting funeral services with technological and audio/visual enhancements
  • Interacting effectively with client families, visitors, medical personell and the clergy
  • Knowledge of mortuary law
  • Serving families from the first call to dispostion with care and compassion
  • Following appropriate procedures and processes in the Care Center
  • Managing facilities and equipment 


This is a full-time or part-time position, with flexible hours, depending on the availability of the candidate and the needs of the funeral home.  Upon completion of the program and obtaining licensure, the apprentice will be considered for a position of funeral director/embalmer if a position is open at that time.  If a position is not  open the apprenticeship program, will be considered complete.

The successful applicant will be enrolled in and/or will be pursuing funeral director/embalmer licensure in Tennessee and must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, including the ability to lift at least 75 lbs. Compensation will be at a rate of $15 per hour. 

If interested, please send letter of introduction and resume to jillhorner@hhhfunerals.com.

Proudly serving the communities in Algood, Baxter, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Cookeville Chapel
Phone: (931) 526-6111
59 N. Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38501

Baxter Chapel
Phone: (931) 526-6111
532 4th Street, Baxter, TN 38544

Dyer Chapel
Phone: (931) 526-7158
798 South Willow Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38501

Horner Funeral Home
Phone: (931) 526-6111
203 South Holly Street, Monterey, TN 38574

Cumberland Family Services (Cremation Center)
Phone: (931) 526-6111
209 Hub Circle, Algood, TN 38506

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