Careers in the Plant Sciences


Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver, Co, USA

Position Title: Recruiter
Position Type: Technician
Application Review Begins: Monday, March 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021
Institution: Denver Botanic Gardens
Department/Division: research
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Denver, Co, USA
General Information: Job summary: This position assists with digitization and curation activities for the Gardens fungal collection. This position assists with imaging fungal specimens, barcoding, and wrapping specimens in tissue and tasks related to moving the collection to the Freyer-Newman Center.

 Career Type: Seasonal, Full-time (April-August 2019)
Qualifications/Requirements: Education/Experience: 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 biology, environmental sciences, museum studies, or related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Must be able to work independently, possess strong organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Database experience helpful, especially in Symbiota. Basic knowledge of scientific nomenclature and museum collections including handling specimens preferred.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties:

Performs trouble shooting and improving digitization protocols on assigned projects..
Digitize fungal specimens including but not limited to imaging, data entry, and editing records.
Prepare specimens for moving to the Freyer-Newman Center including wrapping specimens in tissue.
Handle specimens responsibly.
File specimens properly with strict adherence to workflows and protocols.

Other Duties:

Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to staff or serving members and visitors.
Performs other duties as requested by management.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): To apply click the link:
Compensation Range: $15 peer hour
Contact Name: Sue Caravas,