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The Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA) is accepting applications for the fulltime unclassified position of Funeral Home-Crematory Investigator-Inspector.  Salary will be determined based on experience with a tentative starting date in January of 2022 (the exact start date to be determined).

Preferences include:

Five (5) years of experience as a Kansas licensed embalmer, funeral director and crematory operator and be currently licensed as such.

Computer skills and experience using the following software: Word/Word Perfect, Excel, Access, and Adobe Acrobat Reader with the ability to learn the different software programs specific to the State of Kansas where training will be provided.

A valid driver’s license is required.

Must be patient and willing to learn and work with a small administrative staff daily, and to listen/communicate well with staff, board members, licensees and the public.

Duties include:

To inspect funeral establishments, branch funeral establishments and crematories; to reinspect any facilities as directed by the Executive Secretary in addition to inspecting new facilities, facilities with structural alterations, facilities with changes in ownership and facilities that have had a complaint filed against them to ensure protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people of Kansas.

To prepare, compile, complete and submit computerized/written reports with the Executive Secretary. 

To provide information to licensees, students, apprentices, consumers, and any other parties deemed necessary by the Executive Secretary regarding laws, governed by the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

To perform duties in the Topeka office as assigned by the Executive Secretary and to assist with the Office Manager and Executive Secretary.

Please send a resume with references and supporting documentation along with a Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance (application available at: https://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearence.html ) to:

The Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts
700 SW Jackson Street, Suite 904
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3733
Email:  boma1@ks.gov

 All information must be received by no later than January 1, 2022.


Due to the Updated State Agency Guidance – COVID-19 Delta Memorandum issued by DeAngela Burns-Wallace, Secretary of Administration, and our interest to observe social distancing requirements and help continue to decrease the spread of COVID-19 Delta Variant, effective Thursday, October 28, 2021, the office of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts will be open by appointment only to members of the public.

It is highly recommended that you conduct your business with the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts via online services available on our website, through mail, phone call, email, or by appointment.

If you have any questions or need to make an appointment, please call 785-296-3980.  Our office can also be reached by email at boma1@ks.gov.  

Due to possible remote working, telephone calls and emails will be returned as soon as possible in the order in which they are received.  Appointments are limited to one person per appointment.  No children or other adults will be permitted.

The Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts thanks you for your patience during these difficult and uncertain times.

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