Category: Jobs

Open Position: Security Guard/Visitor Services Representative

March 14, 2018

As a member of the Security staff, the Security Guard/Visitor Services Representative reports directly to the Security Supervisor for weekly scheduling and daily assignment of tasks, but also works closely with the Visitor Services staff to provide visitor services in a professional and courteous manner. Primary responsibilities include Entrance Gate duty, serving as first contact for visitors to welcome them, answer questions and direct them to their desired destinations. Uses computer to locate specific grave locations for visitors as requested. Provides security functions at the Entrance Gate area, including the handling of visitors arriving on bicycles, motorcycles, with dogs, etc. Assists with the management of funeral processions and memorial services, directing traffic flow and parking as appropriate.

Maintains a clean and professional appearance of Entrance Gate area by picking up trash, watering the plants, and removing snow and ice as needed. Sells and rents interpretive materials in a responsible manner, including credit cards transactions and cash management. Hours: Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Monday 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Start and end times may vary during different seasons of the year to correspond to the opening time of the Cemetery, and overtime hours may be required for special events and extra coverage during the busiest periods. (more…)

Open Position: Gardening Technician

March 7, 2018

The Gardening Technician performs a wide variety of duties associated with the overall Horticulture Department. Primary responsibilities include the oversight, care, and maintenance of gardens at the following locations: the Front Entrance Area, Administration Building, Gatehouse, Story Chapel, Asa Gray Garden, and Bigelow Chapel. Additional responsibilities include transplanting, pruning, watering, weed management, invasive species management, landscape renovation projects, IPM implementation, Recycle Area duties, greenhouse work, tree work, training and developing seasonal staff and interns, and snow removal. (more…)

Open Position: Advancement Associate

March 2, 2018

Mount Auburn is currently seeking a qualified candidate for Advancement Associate. 


The Advancement Associate is responsible for implementation of the Annual Giving program, including coordinating the design, printing, mailing lists, acknowledgement of gifts, and campaign and fund reporting. Responds to inquiries by phone, mail and email; and assigns stewardship and personal outreach to donors within Advancement staff. Oversees management of departmental data and information in donor database software, and is responsible for departmental budgeting and expense reconciliation. Assists with donor events.


Horticulture Summer Intern

January 10, 2018

The Horticulture Department at Mount Auburn Cemetery is seeking a summer intern for the 2018 season. The position will be 40 hours per week and will provide training and experience to a student enrolled in a horticulture program. Mount Auburn can provide training to accommodate a student’s interest or area of study including: Arboriculture, Gardening, Grounds Maintenance, Greenhouse/Nursery and Sustainable Horticulture practices under the supervision of the Superintendent of Grounds. (more…)