Responsible for the compilation and management of plant records data for use in the BG-Base and ESRI mapping programs and assisting with the strategic planning for the plant collections in general. Actively promotes the plant collections and serves as an information source for the public in horticulture-related questions. Oversees the implementation of Mount Auburn’s on-line plants map. Coordinates work by volunteers, interns and staff for plant inventories, taxonomic verifications, label production and data processing. Provides mapping support for consultants and staff, especially Horticulture and Cemetery & Visitor Services. Conducts horticulture programs for the public and writes articles for publication. (more…)
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: Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 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…)