5163-Undertakers and embalmers

Job Title: 

Undertakers and embalmers

Job Description: 

Undertakers and embalmers perform various tasks in the disposal of dead human bodies.


Tasks include

  • making arrangements for, and conducting, funerals, cremations and burials
  • embalming human bodies to retard or arrest the process of decay
  • conforming to health and sanitation and ensuring that legal requirements concerning embalming are met
  • incising and closing incisions on various parts of the body and reshaping or reconstructing disfigured or maimed bodies when necessary
  • dressing bodies and placing them in caskets
  • conducting interviews to arrange for preparation of obituary notices, to assist with the selection of casketsorurns, and to determine the location and time of burials or cremations.
Specific Occupations: 

Attendant (funeral / undertaker?s)

Director (funeral)/ Mortician/ Undertaker

Embalmer/ Gussal

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2264