Jobs

Thank you for your interest in working at Cave Hill Cemetery! Opportunities are listed chronologically and will remain on this page until the position is filled. You are also welcome to stop by our Main Admin Office during normal business hours (8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and 8:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday) to fill out a General Application Form.

To apply for any of the positions listed below, please email your resume and/or application to Gwen Mooney at gwen@cavehillcemetery.com. All candidates must pass a drug test and background check.

Monument Preservation Intern

Full-time
Pay range: $18 to $22 per hour
Uniforms provided
Benefits: 401(k) and Employer matching, Dental, Health, and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off.

As a Monument Preservation Intern, you will gain valuable hands-on experience working with Cave Hill Cemetery's monument preservation staff repairing monuments and headstones using a combination of traditional and modern methods and materials. Projects include repointing of monuments, mausoleums, and other structures; adhesive repairs of broken marble, slate, sandstone and granite monuments, and the repair and resetting of loose and leaning headstones.

Qualifications and physical demands include, but are not limited to:

  • Intern will be trained the necessary hands on skills that will be required to perform this job.
  • Strong preservation ethics, patience, and the desire to perform careful, conscientious and lasting repairs to these invaluable historic resources.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of hand and power tools safely and effectively including, but not limited to various drills, circular saw, table saw, miter saw, angle grinder, reciprocating saw, and bench grinder.
  • Basic computer skills, as required.
  • Heavy work that includes moving, adjusting, or carrying objects weighing up to 80 pounds on frequent/constant/occasional basis.
  • Position involves moving in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments for extended period of time, including, remaining in a stationary position and/or performing activities such as climbing, bending, twisting, reaching, pulling, and working from an elevated position on scaffold or in a lift.
  • Must be able to perform physically strenuous work, including heavy lifting, outdoors throughout the year in all weather conditions.
  • Must possess valid driver's license.

Administrative Assistant

Full-time
Pay: $22 to $26 per hour
Benefits: 401(k) and Employer matching, Dental, Health, and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off.

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation Manager and other senior staff, as required.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs clerical and administrative tasks including drafting letters, memos, invoices, reports, and other documents for senior staff.
  • Schedules and attends meetings on behalf of executives, taking notes and recording minutes.
  • Receives incoming communication or memos on behalf of senior staff, reviews contents, determines importance, and summarizes and/or distributes contents to appropriate staff.
  • Performs office tasks including maintaining records, ordering supplies, and performing basic bookkeeping.
  • Provides leadership to interns, as requested.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems.
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software with the ability to learn new or updated software.
  • Extremely proficient with donor development software- eTapestry and Quickbooks.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.
  • At least two years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Regular Tasks

Bookkeeping

  • Facilitates needs of Accounts Receivable & Payable
  • Maintains General Ledger
  • Conducts account reconciliation activities
  • Maintains Chart of Accounts
  • Prepares audit reports monthly

Database Management

  • Manages development CRM database using established protocols
  • Researches donor prospects using Researchpoint system

Development

  • Facilitate development-related research: Corporate and Foundation relations
  • Prepares statistical reports
  • Assembles mailing lists
  • Classifies donors using established system
  • Conducts prospect research (corporate, foundation, and donor)
  • Use Foundation Databook to identify grantor agencies and preparation of prospect reports

Internal Communications

  • Reviews and edits correspondence
  • Researches and writes copy for production

External Communications

  • Provides customer service
  • Leading school tours
  • Weekly tours on the golf cart to guests (Spring, Summer & Fall)
  • Distribution of Grief Correspondence
  • Contacts families via phone re: Grief Services
  • Event preparation for Grief services
  • Records maintenance within eTapestry for Grief Program

General Crew

Full-time
Pay: From $17 per hour
Uniforms provided
Benefits: 401(k) and Employer matching, Dental, Health, and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off.

As a General Crew member you would be trained to mow grass, string trim grass, work on landscaping projects and a variety of other cemetery grounds projects in the cemetery. Good attention to detail is necessary. You should enjoy working outside in a park-like setting in any kind of weather conditions. We are looking for seasonal and full-time crew members.

Monument & Marker Crew

Full-time
Pay: $17 to $20 per hour
Uniforms provided
Benefits: 401(k) and Employer matching, Dental, Health, and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off.

As a Monument & Marker Crew member, you would have the following duties:

  • Moving, picking up, dropping off, installing, leveling, and fixing of monuments and markers.
  • Troweling and pouring of concrete foundations
  • Operation of a pressure washer
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Will be trained to operate equipment such as lifts, small cranes, utility vehicles, backhoes, tractors, etc.
  • Will be trained to use a spade, shovel, and auger for digging foundations

Requirements for the job are the following:

  • Flexibility to complete multiple tasks in a day
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to work well in a team.