Prescott, Leah lprescott at blm.gov
Wed Oct 31 08:31:12 CDT 2018


Regular or Seasonal: Regular

Full-time or Part-time: Full time

Position is located at the Washington DC Office of Bureau of Land

Position Overview: Coordinate and implement data analysis and mapping for
the Seeds of Success National Collection and the BLM Plant Conservation and
Restoration Program.


1.  Work with SOS National Curator to assist with data management related
to the National Collection. Verify and georeference the information that is
currently in the SOS database (i.e. ensuring that the coordinates, state,
county, ecoregion, land owner and locational details concur).

2. Provide analyses on the National Collection, using GIS, in order to
strategically add taxa and populations for collection.

3.  Provide quality control on data submission from field collectors.
Create and maintain GIS Story maps on SOS accomplishments to include on SOS

4.  Teach classes and provide lectures in support of native seed banking.

Key Cooperative Relationships: Botanic Garden and BLM Washington Office
staff; SOS cooperators; CLM interns and technicians for SOS; federal, state
and regional land managers; conservation, stewardship and restoration

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in ecology, botany, biology or equivalent
with appropriate experience; Master’s degree or GIS certification
preferred. Knowledge of plants, especially seed collection methods.  GIS
experience. Data management, teaching and project management experience,
good organizational skills. Desire to work with volunteers and interns.
Occasional outdoor and weekend work may be involved, valid driver’s license

Go to https://www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs to apply. Review of applications
begins November 16, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is
hired.  Contact Kayri Havens at khavens at chicagobotanic.org with any

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a
veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local
protected class.

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972,
Chicago Botanic Garden does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its
programs or activities, including in employment or admissions. Please call
(847) 835-8264 to contact our Title IX Coordinator should you have
questions or concerns.

Leah Prescott
Bureau of Land Management
Plant Conservation & Restoration Program
Data Coordinator

National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration
Plant Conservation Alliance <http://www.plantconservationalliance.org/>
Seeds of Success
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