Career Opportunities


There is a need for trained funeral service professionals and a developing need for graduates who have prepared themselves for management positions in funeral service by selecting business courses as part of their college programs. 




OFDA maintains a database of resumes to help match qualified individuals with interested firms.  Just follow these easy steps: 


Submit one clean copy of your resume to Oregon Funeral Directors Association. Include a cover letter specifying what type of position you are seeking (licensed or apprentice), along with any geographic preferences. (Important note for those interested in apprentice positions---NO PREVIOUS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY.) 

By Mail:
12725 S.W. 66th Ave. Suite 105
Portland, OR 97223


By E-mail:



When you submit your resume, we will contact you to authorize OFDA to run a background check. Background checks are required in order for us to share your resume with our member funeral firms. With this consent, you understand and are in agreement that OFDA may obtain your public records information. Once the background check is completed, we will distribute your resume to interested funeral firms, who, in turn, will contact you directly. When you have accepted a position, please call the OFDA office at 503.639.1186 and let us know so that we can update our records.



12725 SW 66th Avenue, Suite 105, Portland, OR 97223
Phone: 503.639.1186 Fax: 503.624.2903
In-State Phone: 800.304.5095 In-State Fax: 800.828.3415

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