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Job Opening

The Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA) is accepting applications for the temporary position of Funeral Home-Crematory Inspector.  Salary will be determined based on experience with a tentative starting date in September of 2021 (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.kdor.ks.gov/apps/taxclearance/Individual.aspx ) 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 September 1, 2021.


Due to the migration of our Sitefinity website to a new cloud hosted environment, the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts will refrain from adding new content to the website after Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:00 A.M. CST, for approximately five (5) weeks. For updated content, such as Continuing Education and Resources, please contact the office of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts by phone, (785) 296-3980, fax, (785) 296-0891 or email, boma1@ks.gov and we will assist you with your inquiries. The Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts appreciates your patience during the website migration.  

From the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA): Situation Update: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
When a Loved One Dies During the Coronavirus Pandemic 
COVID-19 & Embalming

From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):Frequently Asked Questions (note the section on: COVID-19 and Funerals)
Information from the World Health Organization (WHO) Updates on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) COVID-19 Resource Center

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