Mount Auburn Cemetery, an accredited arboretum and America’s first landscaped garden cemetery, is searching for an experienced gardener with experience directing gardening staff. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in horticulture, gardening or landscaping fields. The assistant supervisor will provide horticultural expertise and management of small crews in ongoing perennial and garden maintenance. Tasks will include but are not limited to, planting, weeding, watering, pruning, mulching and the ability to assist with tree work during the winter months.
Candidates must possess a strong knowledge of shrubs and perennial plants, supervising gardening crews, the ability to lift up to 80 pounds, to use and operate a variety of arboricultural hand tools and power equipment, to bend, walk, stand and/or stoop for long periods of time. A valid driver’s license is required.
We offer a competitive benefits package including 11 paid holiday, sick leave, vacation, uniforms, paid training, paid industry association dues, opportunities for professional development and medical and dental insurance.
A full job description is available on our website: www.mountauburn.org.
Interested applicants can apply by emailing their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org (as Word documents only). Please include the job title in the subject line. Resumes can also be mailed to: Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Attention: Human Resources. No phone calls please.
Mount Auburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.