The tasks an Embalmer is expected to perform include:

Preserving dead human bodies by injecting and applying preserving medicines to retard or arrest process of decay or decomposition

Washing body with germicidal soap

Sewing lips, shutting and packing orifices with cotton to prevent leakage

Draining blood from body by cutting artery and injecting preservative or embalming fluid into body, under gravitational pressure

Moving parts of dead body manually, for injected fluid to spread thoroughly

Puncturing internal organs through abdomen to remove fluids and gases

Closing incisions and restoring disfigured bodies to their normal appearance by affixing pieces of moulded wax or other material to injured portions of the body

Dressing body and placing it in coffin for preservation till specified period

Skilled in preserving dead human bodies

Skilled in washing the body using appropriate chemicals

Knowledge of injecting embalming fluid in a dead body

Knowledge of time period for which should be kept for preservation

Will be updated






It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working required

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental stress, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 20,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 11,000 to INR 29,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public well-being. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained Embalmer and have a promising career in India in future.


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