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City of Albuquerque BioPark, Botanic Garden-Assistant Curator-Mon, 06/24/2019 - 2:28pm

Assistant Curator

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City of Albuquerque BioPark, Botanic Garden
City of Abq, Rio Grande Botanic Garden, 2601 Central Ave NW Albuquerque
Albuquerque , NM 87104
US

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Job Description 

Supervise, plan and coordinate staff engaged in a variety of ABQ BioPark services, activities and operations with the focus on providing highly responsible care and husbandry of the BioPark's diverse living plant collection. This includes the maintenance of exhibits and facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Preferred Knowledge:
Principles and practices of supervision, evaluation and training
Principles and practices of farm animals and plant supervision, evaluation and training
Principles and techniques of Botanical Garden or Biological Park management
Principles and techniques of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certification
Theories of botany and horticulture
Theories and practices of tree care
Principles and techniques of irrigation design and maintenance
Principles and techniques of landscape maintenance for display and educational purposes.
Theories and practices of ecology, plant and water conservation and sustainability as it applies to botanical garden and biological park design and exhibits
Ornamental, native and invasive plant identification and management strategies
Methods of nursery propagation and plant husbandry
Basic operations and services of a Biological Park program focusing on either animals or plants including trees and/or agricultural aspects
Methods and techniques of botanical garden or biological park design, planning and construction as it relates to tree health
Methods of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
Methods of supervision, training, and performance evaluation on chain saw operation
Principles and procedures of record keeping
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations

Education and Experience 

Bachelor's degree in botany, horticulture, or agriculture; and

Three (3) years of experience working with botanical, horticultural, arboricultural, or agricultural operations (crop / animal); and

To include one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience.

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certification preferred but not required.

Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Application Instructions 

To view the complete advertisement and to apply please visit the CABQ website:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/cabq/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=2474387&sh...

Full Name 
Maria Thomas