Plant Digitization Assistant

Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Atlanta, Georgia
Job Category
Full time Positions
Start Date
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Job Title: Plant Digitization Assistant FLSA Status: Full Time/Salaried Posting Date: November 2022 Starting Date: January 2023 REPORTS TO: Conservation Database Coordinator & Plant Documentation Manager LOCATION: Atlanta This is a full time position funded for 3 years. JOB FUNCTION The Atlanta Botanical Garden invites applications for the position of Plant Digitization Assistant. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Research Scientist-Genetics, Conservation Database Coordinator, and Plant Documentation Manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Take high quality images of plant collections, including close up plant photography Obtain GPS coordinates for permanently planted accessions Maintain detailed records of all data collected according to standard operating procedures. Upload image and GPS data into Brahms database Manage a team of 4 summer technicians each year
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable. Holds a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Plant Biology, Biology, or related field. Minimum of one year of prior work experience. Prior experience with plant photography or GIS preferred. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lb.
Contact Person
Emily Coffey
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