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Mount Auburn Cemetery-Climbing Arborist-Wed, 02/12/2020 - 3:42pm

Climbing Arborist


Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge , MA 02138

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Are you tired of working in the commercial tree industry? Do you have 2 or more years of solid climbing experience using rope and saddle and operating an aerial lift? If you answered yes to both questions, then check us out! We are seeking an experienced arborist to assist with maintaining our extensive collection of trees. The work will include: pruning, cabling, tree removals, plant health care, planting and other grounds maintenance tasks.

Mount Auburn Cemetery comprises 175 acres and is situated in Watertown and Cambridge MA. It is one of the oldest and best preserved landscaped gardens in North America and continues to operate as an active cemetery. As an accredited arboretum, Mount Auburn features 5,000 trees and more than 20,000 plants overall, representing 115 different botanical families and comprising more than 2,000 different taxa.

We offer full time, year-round employment in a safe working environment, well-maintained equipment and an experienced horticulture staff. Competitive pay and a generous benefits package including; 11 paid holidays, vacation and sick time, medical insurance, company matching 401k plan, uniforms, PPE, and paid continuing education and training.

Pay range $24 - $36/hour commensurate with experience.

To see the full details of the job description and requirements please visit our website Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.

Application Instructions 

Please send cover letter with a current resume, as Microsoft Word documents, and include “Climbing Arborist” in the subject area, to:

Or by mail to: Human Resources
Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Full Name 
Jane Brown