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Seed Program Crew Leader
Montana DNRC Seedling Nursery
Native seed increase production & seedling nursery crew lead for the Montana DNRC Nursery.
Link: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=24140056&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FDenver
GREAT BASIN SEEDS OF SUCCESS (SOS) CREW LEAD
Great Basin Institute
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, is recruiting a Great Basin Seeds of Success (SOS) Crew Lead, housed within the FWS office in Reno, NV. The lead will work directly with the FWS Restoration Ecologist/Botanist and partners and will coordinate and manage regional components of SOS Seed Collection on behalf of the Department of Interior (DOI).
Link: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2023-RAP-098&type=JOBDESCR
Nursery Team Member (Tech I)
Walker Basin Conservancy
Nursery Team Members are an essential part of Walker Basin Conservancy’s Nursery and Farm Team and our ability to plan and manage Nursery and Native Seed Initiative Programs effectively and efficiently. The ideal candidate will possess nursery propagation, seed collection and greenhouse or farm experience knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will have an interest in mentorship and teaching their peers, as well as patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and high level of comfort in the
outdoors.
Link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/550a1fc8e4b0e1de27f15703/t/6500b44499900a44fd3ebb79/1694544967972/Nursery+Team+Member+Position+Announcement+09.11.2023.pdf
Native Seed Initiative Collector (Tech II)
Walker Basin Conservancy
The Nursery Seed Collector (Tech II) supports the NSI Project Manager and Nursery Director. The ideal candidate will possess agronomic, nursery, seed collection and management, recordkeeping,
and staff supervision experience, knowledge, and skills. The successful candidate will have an interest in mentorship and teaching, as well as patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. The Nursery Seed Collector (Tech II) is an essential part of the Conservancy’s Nursery and NSI Team and our ability to execute the Nursery and Native Seed Initiative Programs effectively and efficiently.
Link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/550a1fc8e4b0e1de27f15703/t/652465a316d5a45dd73fe526/1696884132319/Nursery+Seed+Initiative+Collector+Tech+II+Employee+PD.pdf
Seasonal Habitat Restoration Technician
Cascadia Conservation District
Cascadia Conservation District is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join the District as a Habitat Restoration Technician I. This seasonal, fulltime position will assist with the District’s habitat restoration program. This position works to implement habitat restoration projects to benefit salmonid species and water quality in Chelan County. The Habitat Restoration Technician I will work with landowners, crews and project partners to implement high priority habitat restoration projects.
Link: cascadiacd.org/employment-opportunity_293.html
Nursery Production Assistant
Mojave Desert Land Trust
The Production Assistant is responsible for assisting the Nursery Manager and/or Lead Production Assistant in the day-to-day operations of the Native Plant Restoration Nursery. This includes assisting with all phases of production, and daily execution of all steps involved in container plant production in a safe manner, including,
but not limited to record-keeping, general plant care activities, disease/pest prevention and control, nutrition, irrigation, weeding, and supervision of volunteers. Other duties may include assisting with maintaining the seed bank and demonstration garden, as needed. The Production Assistant may be asked to participate in outreach efforts centered on the plant nursery and seed bank and other events as needed. Working some weekends or evenings may be required.
Link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/61815979dfa7a7572c721a67/t/65ba658a777c852446c96319/1706714506989/Production+Assistant+I-II+Job+Posting2024-01.pdf
Native Seed Technician
Great Basin Institute
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and National Park Service (NPS), are recruiting 20 Native Seed Technicians to conduct seed collecting and ecological restoration activities throughout the Great Basin on Department of Interior (DOI) lands.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Scouting and identifying populations of target native plant species suitable for collection;
• Mapping of populations of plants, disturbance areas, and other features using tablets, handheld devices, ArcGIS Online, ArcPro, and ESRI apps such as FieldMaps and Survey 123;
• Monitoring the phenology of plant populations to identify optimal seed collection times;
• Collecting seed from plant populations for both operational and conservation collections in accordance with the Seeds of Success (SOS) Technical Protocol;
• Processing and shipping seed following standard industry procedure;
• Collecting tissue samples for genetic analysis and processing and shipping, as necessary;
• Certifying seed collections following state agency protocols;
• Recording data electronically and on paper data forms, entering and editing data related to restoration activities;
• Driving a truck up to five hours a day;
• Traveling in a truck up to ten hours a day;
• Assisting with the coordination of conservation crew work;
• Assisting with species survey work, as needed;
• Providing support for arid land restoration projects;

26-week appointment beginning April 2023.

Multiple positions are available in the Great Basin through various Department of Interior agencies. See job announcement for location details: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2023-RAP-100&type=JOBDESCR

Compensation and Benefits:
• Up to $21/hr with overtime at 1.5x hourly rate. Full time, average 40 hours per week;
• Camping Per Diem: $34/day
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance available at no cost
Link: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2023-RAP-100&type=JOBDESCR
Seed Conservation Intern
California Botanic Garden
Join the Conservation team at the California Botanic Garden (CalBG) to assist in the execution of field research and seed collecting activities in support of projects to conserve California native plants. Project activities will include a diverse program of work including: rare plant seed banking, restoration seed collections, rare plant monitoring, botanical surveys, and California Seed Bank curatorial duties. Duties include assisting in the field to scout populations, collecting seed, conducting surveys, collecting and processing herbarium specimens, identifying plants, collecting data, preparing field forms and reports, entering data, processing seeds, conducting germination tests, and preparing seeds for storage. This is a six-month internship with the possibility of an extension/promotion to Seed Conservation Technician dependent on program funding and job performance. The ratio of field work to office work will change throughout the season, with a maximum of 75% field work during the peak season.
Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16IxObcDZsrzNKXUEWVpTa_hQDWWGxCSq/view
Land Stewardship Manager
Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens is seeking a full-time Land Stewardship Manager to lead daily land stewardship work operations, advancement of strategic goals, and special projects across Longwood Gardens’ 700+ acres of Piedmont forests, meadows, wetlands, streams, ponds, agricultural lands, and formally maintained naturalistic landscapes designed to inspire guests with the beauty of native plants and ecosystems. Responsibilities include:
•Management of diverse ecosystems and interfaces between natural areas, formal landscapes, infrastructure, and neighborhoods in a public-facing context.
•Supervising staff, students, contractors, and volunteers.
•Supporting the development and implementation of projects, budgets, and strategic management plans.
• Integrating current science and stewardship projects.
•Supporting the organization’s public engagement by delivering tours and talks and responding to requests for interviews.
•Innovation and testing of stewardship techniques and coordination both within the team and across the organization to achieve strategic goals.
•Occasional weekend, evening, and holiday work is required.
Link: https://longwoodgardens.org/employment/opportunities
Senior Ecologist (IPM Coordinator)
City of Boulder, Colorado
The city of Boulder is hiring a Senior Ecologist to direct multiple city-wide ecosystem management policies and programs including the city’s Integrated Pest Management program and the West Nile virus Mosquito Monitoring and Management program. The position is responsible for analysis, project and program development and management, effectiveness monitoring, development and management of partnerships with internal and external groups, and community engagement that effectively maintains and advances these and other community nature-based solutions and related climate action goals. Main functions of this position include, under limited supervision, to plan, coordinate and direct the activities of the city’s ecologically-based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program, incorporating biodiversity conservation, co-production of research, and designing monitoring protocols to meet ecosystem management and public health objectives.
This is a full-time salaried position (Hiring Range: $81,744.00 - 99,840.00). Application Deadline: February 16, 2024. Full job description and instructions on how to apply can be found here: https://bouldercolorado.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Boulder-CO/Ecologist-Senior_JR3859
Link: https://bouldercolorado.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Boulder-CO/Ecologist-Senior_JR3859
Bee Better Certified Program Technical Specialist
The Xerces Society
This position is responsible for supporting Bee Better Certified’s (BBC) core certification operations and other private-sector (supply chain) pollinator conservation initiatives under the direction of the Bee Better Certified program lead, working across the United States and beyond.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2213429
Spring Seed Crew
Intervale Conservation Nursery
The Intervale Conservation Nursey (ICN) is hiring two (2) Seed Crew Members for Spring 2024 to work with ICN staff and partners to collect, process, and store native riparian tree and shrub species for restoration practices across the state. As a member of the Intervale Center,
each Seed Crew Member will work closely with partners such as North Woods Stewardship Center, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, ICN, and other
restoration practitioners and nurseries statewide.
Through these projects, the Seed Crew Members will gain experience in the development and implementation of projects that are valuable to the restoration and enhancement of riparian habitats and will build connections among partners to develop their network within this field.
Link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5877a359f5e231f7a6d2b622/t/659ec953878ba70d6d717ced/1704905043140/2024+Spring+Seed+Crew.pdf
Watershed Program Coordinator (Full-Time, Year-Round)
NorthWoods Stewardship Center
The Watershed Program Coordinator will work with Conservation Science staff and partners to coordinate grant-funded and fee-for-service projects relating to water quality improvements, wildlife habitat, and public accessibility on public and private lands within the watersheds of Vermont.

Main projects include: development, coordination, and implementation of water quality best management practices on public and private lands such as infiltration steps, encapsulated soil lifts, shoreline gardens, open top culverts, riparian buffers, rain gardens, bioswales, and other practices designed to treat stormwater and improve water quality in surface waters; maintenance of project tracking records and grant reporting tasks; and broad oversight of the Conservation Services Crew and other Conservation Science project implementation seasonal staff.

Through these projects, the Watershed Program Coordinator will gain experience in water quality project management, as well as building skills in communicating with landowners, other conservation organizations/professionals, and the public. This position includes time for professional development including attending conferences/webinars, meeting with other professionals, and self-guided learning.

Compensation: Salary range from $36,960 to $40,425 based on experience. Benefits include Simple IRA with 3% employer match, Health Insurance employer contribution of $550/single $800/married, 11 paid Holidays, 10 days of Paid Time Off. Employment at NorthWoods includes personal use of outdoor equipment, wood shop, and access to gear lending library.

Housing: Options may be available for on-campus housing based on availability.
Link: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/watershed-program-coordinator/
Conservation Horticulture/ Invasive Species Management
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources
Assist the Brunswick GA DNR Wildlife Conservation Section office in their ecosystem restoration and management efforts in the coastal region. This work will include conducting habitat management practices to benefit game and nongame species and natural communities. Specifically with groundcover restoration projects on the coastal, with a special focus on WMAs in the Altamaha River Corridor. This position will also assist with invasive species management and assessment in this region.

GA DNR staff operate a native groundcover seed production nursery, and this position will spend much of their time helping to manage this facility. This includes wild seed collection, seed germination/plant propagation, mowing, weeding, mulching, irrigation construction and maintenance, in nursery seed harvesting, seed cleaning and storage, restoration seed dispersal. This position will assist with potential restoration site evaluation to help determine where to prioritize groundcover restoration.

GA DNR staff also conduct invasive species management on the various WMA’s in the coastal region and this position will assist with these efforts. This will include helping to supervise seasonal Student Conservation Association interns during the summer-fall field season. This work entails mapping, herbicide mixing and application, using various tools including backpack sprayer, hatchets, machetes, chainsaws (if trained), other herbicide applicators. Invasive treatment methods include, cut stump, hack and squirt, foliar, and some biocontrol releases.
May 15 through October 30th.
Pay is $14/ hour
Free housing available
Link: https://jobs.rwfm.tamu.edu/view-job/?id=89036&fbclid=IwAR3HAoe3S0Ot-uY1avG4Qv6CG0ovLFYFOK9O9vTyN13uPgLlr_i34Q0H0aI
Stewardship Field Crew Member-Seasonal
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
The Stewardship Field Crew Members (3 positions) will work with Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (GTRLC) staff and the Seasonal Land Stewards to implement site maintenance and habitat management of an extensive system of nature preserves and sanctuaries located across a five-county service area in northern Michigan.

The position primarily will involve sign management (installation, replacement, data recording), trail maintenance and construction, recreation infrastructure management, some light carpentry and construction (benches, informational kiosks, fences, etc.), and invasive species control (mostly manual control, but will also include some herbicide application).
Link: https://www.gtrlc.org/about/job-openings/
Botanical Field Assistant
Oregon Department of Agriculture
As a Botanical Field Assistant you will focus on botanical, ecological and experimental data collection at field-based project sites across Oregon. Work will include surveying, monitoring and collection of rare and native plants. Employees will record field observations, methods and project progress, and will enter field collected data and perform basic analysis. The position requires regular coordination with program staff and occasional assistance with greenhouse projects and operations.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--ODA--Headquarters-Office/XMLNAME--NB--Laborer--Botanical-Field-Assistant-_REQ-147534
Botanist
U.S. Forest Service
District and Forest Botanist positions open on USAJOBS throughout the U.S., through 2/21. (Other USFS employees, feel free to contact me about providing more information about your local opening here!)

Link below is for the Recent Grads hiring pathway, here's a link for all other folks: https://forestservicecareers.usajobs.gov/job/772224300
Link: https://forestservicecareers.usajobs.gov/job/772166200
Seed Bank Program Manager or Research Scientist, Conservation Seed Bank
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is seeking a highly qualified Seed Bank Program Manager or Research Scientist for its Conservation Seed Bank, based at the Southeastern Center for Conservation. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the Director of Research, leading seed-banking initiatives across the Southeast to support the survival of rare species in the wild. This role involves strategizing seed banking initiatives for Southeastern Regional Species of Conservation Need (RSGCN), ensuring the efficient handling of samples (seeds, spores, pollen), and integrating innovative protocols into the Garden’s seed bank programs.

Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2213805
Field Biologist GEBF- Florida
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Conservation & Research Department is seeking a Field Biologist to assist in the evaluation of the Restoration of Species Diversity and Hydrologic Function in Wetlands within the Coastal Dune Lake Watershed of Deer Lake State Park in Walton County, Florida. This project is a joint partnership between Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and is funded through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF).

The Field Biologist will conduct fieldwork at Deer Lake State Park and report directly to the Project Coordinator. Primary responsibilities will involve vegetation monitoring and assessment of the pre and post-management treatments at all restoration sites within the project zones to track progress, successes, and failures. This will be accomplished by evaluating species richness, structure, and composition at regular intervals over approximately 300 acres of targeted restoration area. Additional responsibilities include rare plant monitoring and tracking as well as long-term monitoring of outplantings that have and will occur within Deer Lake State Park. All monitoring data will be collected and compiled using a BadElf GNSS handheld unit and post-processed in ArcGIS Pro. Collected data will be organized and utilized for reporting specific project deliverables on a quarterly basis. Maps will be produced for sharing with our partners at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to facilitate the operational staff in the field and assist with decision-making.


Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2226350
NSF RaMP Conservation Mentorship Program Assistant
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Conservation Mentorship Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating, organizing, and facilitating undergraduate and post-baccalaureate mentorship programs for the Conservation & Research Department at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Conservation Mentorship Program Assistant must be creative and enjoy working on an active team that is mission-driven, results-driven, and scientifically focused. Strong organizational skills, project management experience, and experience organizing intern or mentee programs are highly desired. This position has funding until September 2026 through the NSF-funded RaMP: Understanding Plant Species Rarity: Causes and Consequences from Genes to Ecosystems grant, and it will directly support that project.


Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2214112
Eastern Oregon Stewardship Assistant
The Nature Conservancy
The Eastern Oregon stewardship assistant is a seasonal position starting March 25th and ending September 20th, 2024. The stewardship assistant will spend time in two Oregon geographies as a
member of teams that perform operations, maintenance, and monitoring of two important conservation sites in Oregon. At both locations, the stewardship assistant will conduct general preserve stewardship duties in support of priority projects. Tasks during the field assistant’s term may include fence and other infrastructure maintenance, invasive plant monitoring and control (including herbicide use), vegetation monitoring, wildlife surveys, monitoring for trespass cattle, prescribed fire burn unit preparation, and data collection and management. The stewardship assistant will also assist with site, equipment, and facilities maintenance, and repair. The stewardship assistant will maintain and preserve records using a database, computer, or mobile device. The stewardship assistant will work in the field and office alongside TNC staff, partners, and volunteers, but also independently. May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances and requires considerable physical exertion.
Link: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=54603&PostingSeq=1
Botany Survey Technician - Seasonal (6 Month)
AZCC/USFS
As Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) interns working directly with Tonto National Forest, Botany Survey Technicians conduct surveys of at-risk native and invasive plants, gain experience in surveying and monitoring, and receive mentorship from the Forest's Botanists. These positions are mostly field based but may include office work such as compiling survey and monitoring forms, data entry, or other routine project tasks.
- Hiring for (1) Lead Techinican and (2) Technicians.
Link: https://azcorps.org/ip-positions
Director of Conservation Research
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Responsible for the leadership and effectiveness of the Southeastern Center for Conservation (SECC) Research team, which produces world-class scientific research with important practical applications to advance plant conservation.

In cooperation with the Vice President of Conservation & Research and Director of Applied Conservation, provide strategic leadership to set and meet program objectives and priorities. The mission of the SECC is to lead innovative strategies and partnerships to conserve imperiled plants and natural communities.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/1854976
Red Canyon Ranch Stewardship Manager
The Nature Conservancy
The WY Red Canyon Ranch Stewardship Manager (RCRSM) develops, manages, and advances conservation programs, plans and methods for approximately 50,000 acres in the Southern Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. The RCRSM provides technical leadership and support to the Wyoming business unit and plans and directs preserve management programs and stewardship. The RCRSM addresses critical threats to natural systems and individual species, fosters cross-site learning among conservation community, and supplies conservation planning teams with site or landscape level information relevant to the planning process. The RCRSM develops and implements conservation strategies and employs a full range of stewardship tools and implements a variety of strategies to secure public and private support for TNC conservation priorities. The RCRSM coordinates community support, ensures the maintenance of preserve areas frequented by the visiting public and coordinates multiple projects, sets deadlines and manages completion.

Red Canyon Ranch, designated as a National Natural Landmark, spans approximately 50,000 acres along the Southern Wind River Mountains in Central Wyoming. Our approach to Ranch management involves stream restoration, biodiversity protection, research, and cattle grazing facilitated through lease arrangements. The diverse ecosystems within the Ranch, comprising grasslands, shrublands, dry forests, and boreal forests with interspersed creeks and springs, underscore our commitment to comprehensive stewardship.


Our primary objectives at Red Canyon Ranch are to rejuvenate local and regional ecosystems, engage in responsible land management in collaboration with stakeholders, and involve the community in pragmatic projects for a sustainable future across Wyoming and the western U.S. We foster a culture that encourages our staff to explore creative and innovative approaches to achieve these goals and effectively communicate the lessons learned to diverse audiences.
Link: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=54681&PostingSeq=1
RaMP: Post-Baccalaureate Training and Research Program in Rare Plant Science and Conservation
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Rare Plant RaMP (Research & Mentoring for Post-Baccalaureates in Biological Sciences) program is a one-year research experience intended for individuals who have completed a baccalaureate degree, but who were not able to participate intensively in research. Those interested in gaining research and professional development experience in botany, plant science, or conservation are encouraged to apply.

This program encourages applications from individuals from demographics historically excluded from STEM, first generation scholars, and those from under-resourced institutions.

This specific Rare Plant RaMP program will be dispersed across four separate botanic gardens in the continental United States. Mentees in this geographically distributed, research-focused program will have direct guidance from a mentor and co-mentors as they establish their research in the area of rare plant science and conservation. This RaMP will allow mentees to perform and lead both independent and collaborative research, and strengthen their ability to communicate science to other researchers, to policymakers, and to the general public.

Please learn more at the link below!

Next Program Dates: August 2024 - July 2025
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Link: https://atlantabg.org/conservation-research/outreach-education-and-training/ramp-post-baccalaureate-training-and-research-program-in-rare-plant-science-and-conservation/
Botany Assistant
Denver Botanic Gardens
This position assists with field work (including, but not limited to floristics, demographic monitoring, phenology, seed collection, germination, and restoration), field specimen processing, herbarium specimen processing and data entry.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2191697
Seed Collection Technician
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, in cooperation with the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, is hiring two crews for the 2024 seed collection season in support of the Wyoming BLM “Seeds of Success” program. Crews will be responsible for collecting seeds and other plant materials to be used in restoration and research.

This temporary project position is eligible for Denver Botanic Gardens full benefits package. Anticipated start date in May 2024 and will last approximately 6 months. Overnight camping and non-traditional work hours inclusive of weekend and evening hours will be required.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2191589
Seed Collection Lead
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, in cooperation with the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, is hiring two crews for the 2024 seed collection season in support of the Wyoming BLM “Seeds of Success” program. Crews will be responsible for collecting seeds and other plant materials to be used in restoration and research.



This Lead position will be responsible for leading crews in the field. This position is based out of Denver, Colorado with travel throughout Wyoming, primarily in the High Desert and Wind River Bighorn Basin Regions.



This temporary project position is eligible for Denver Botanic Gardens full benefits package. Anticipated start date in May 2024 and will last approximately 6 months. Overnight camping and non-traditional work hours inclusive of weekend and evening hours will be required.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2191559
Gulf Coast Field Technician
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s (ABG) Conservation & Research Department is seeking a Field Technician to assist with field work and data entry related to several projects located throughout the Florida panhandle (Escambia to Leon Counties). The Field Technician will report directly to ABG’s Gulf Coast Coordinator and will conduct a variety of field work including; floristic monitoring, rare plant surveys, plant demography and seed collection. This position is a part-time position with guaranteed funding for one year. Additional future funding may be acquired, but is not guaranteed.
Conservation Horticulturalist
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Atlanta Botanical Garden invites applications for the position of Conservation Horticulturist, reporting to the Senior Conservation Horticulturist. The selected candidate will assist in the curation and management of the Garden’s conservation collections.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implement horticultural practices at the highest standards of excellence. This will include but not be limited to: watering, weeding, pruning, planting, pest control, fertilization, and other horticultural tasks.
Assist with labeling, accessioning & inventorying individual plants into the Conservation & Research database.
Regular greenhouse maintenance including pressure washing and other cleaning.
Completes tasks as assigned by Senior Conservation Horticulturist.
Some involvement with plant lists and curation.
Some weekend work may be required.
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Conservation and Research
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Conservation & Research, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant additionally serves as a support for the Director of Applied Conservation and Director of Research and a point of contact for internal and external constituencies pertaining to the Conservation & Research Department’s Southeastern Center for Conservation. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy supporting an active team that is mission-driven, results-driven, and scientifically focused.
The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills, strong accounting experience, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities. Confidentiality and discretion is critical in this role.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2380899?source=Indeed_Feed
Conservation Director of Research
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Responsible for the leadership and effectiveness of the Southeastern Center for Conservation (SECC) Research team, which produces world-class scientific research with important practical applications to advance plant conservation. Provide strategic leadership, in cooperation with the Vice President of Conservation & Research and Director of Applied Conservation, to set and meet program objectives and priorities. The mission of the SECC is to lead innovative strategies and partnerships to conserve imperiled plants and natural communities.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2310262?source=Indeed_Feed
Conservation Field Botany Program Manager
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is seeking a highly skilled Conservation Field Botany Program Manager to lead initiatives in the Conservation & Research Department. This role involves overseeing projects focused on the monitoring and collection of rare or threatened plant species, managing fieldwork operations; manage permitting, and coordinating with internal and external partners to advance conservation efforts. The successful candidate will also play a crucial role in data management, including the use of GIS and drone technology for plant demography studies. Reporting to the Director of Applied Conservation, they will work closely with Conservation & Research staff and will provide support to the Directors of Research and Conservation Partnerships as needed.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2405600?source=Indeed_Feed
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