This week’s job of the week is a Botanical Technologist I (#494136) for Infrastructure Planning and Facilities.
This positon is seeking an individual to participate in the collection, development and maintenance of diverse plant materials. The Botanical Technologist will assist and participate in the maintenance of the botanical garden and greenhouse, and the production greenhouse operations for the Beal Botanical Garden. This position will be responsible for service, maintenance, and activities of common and rare plants for the garden.
The ideal candidate would possess knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree in botany or horticulture; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in botanical gardening, pest control and plant identification; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and an Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicators Certificate.
Responsibilities for this role include a creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment, ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
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