Botany Seasonal, Denver Botanic Gardens
Job Summary: 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.
This position is from May-August (10-13 weeks)
Career Type: Full-time
Location: York Street
Compensation: $14 per hour
Qualifications: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (BA preferred); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in botany, biology, environmental sciences or related areas. Undergraduate class work in botany and/or experience with ecological field methods (vegetation monitoring, floristic surveys, sampling) and a basic knowledge of plant biology preferred. A basic knowledge of plant identification is required. Professional experience in field techniques and taxonomic identification preferred. Must be able to hike off-trail often in steep, exposed terrain while carrying moderately heavy equipment for extended periods of time sometimes in inclement weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, wind, and direct sunlight at high elevation) at moderate to high attitudes in the presence of wild animals including insects (such as bees, wasps, and mosquitoes). Irregular hours including weekends and evenings are also part of this position.
Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.