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Botanists are scientists responsible for studying plant life. Their work has multiple applications, such as determining how to increase food supplies or creating new building materials. Essential work duties seen on a Botanist resume are conducting research, determining how plants influence the environment, conducting experiments, and advocating for preserving plant life. Based on our collection of resume samples, required skills for a Botanist include research skills, availability for travel, flexibility, teamwork, and analytical thinking. At least a Bachelor’s Degree in biology with focus on botanic science is required for this role.

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Project Manager Botanist and Media Contact

Coordinated events for CEU credit, biannual Aeroallergen Identification Courses for allergists and researchers

  • Performed microscopy training and pollen and spore identification; provided daily pollen count for the Minneapolis area
  • Performed site recruitment and database management of an extensive nationwide network of pollen counting stations
  • Assisted in development of Pollen.com's Pollen Library, a web database in dictionary form of 1200 allergenic plant species including recruitment and supervising employees, content generation and editing, gathering resources
  • Reported pollen and mold counts to the media
  • Entered data into ACCESS database for research
  • Recruited participants for scientific research paper on ragweed pollen seasons throughout the country; gathered data and assisted in the writing of the manuscript to be published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology called A Survey of Television Meteorologists About their Sources for and Understanding of Pollen Counts
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Biology
2

Botanist / Public Relations Leader

  • Researched, developed, and published monthly technical advancement newsletters.
  • Lead a team to increase awareness of deforestation, over-exploitation, and illegal logging practices.
  • First and only female recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Botany
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
3

Field Botanist

Seasonally monitored Woodbridge and other vernal pool mitigation preserves on the Santa Rosa Plain.

  • Measured water levels throughout the year.
  • Identified all plant species using dissecting microscope.
  • Counted rare plants, calculated percent cover of all wetland and non-wetland plants, and entered data into Excel, finalizing reports for 5 years according to mitigation standards.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Botany
4

Botanist

  • Conducted surveys for state and federally threatened and endangered plants and remnant prairie within proposed Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) corridors
  • Collaborated with other botanists, wetland ecologists, and GIS specialists to produce reports outlining the location of rare plants and plant communities for IDOT
  • Assisted with collection, preparation, and organization of plant specimens for the herbarium
  • Applied prescribed fires for prairie management
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Biology
MS
Biology
PhD
Biology
5

Field Botanist

Performed surveys for target species including vascular and non-vascular plants, fungi, and lichens using BLM and USFS protocols.

  • Documented and mapped invasive vascular plant species for noxious weed control.
  • Collected specimens for identification using dichotomous keys and online tools.
  • Wrote and submitted unit reports including complete species lists, listed species sites, and habitat descriptions.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Environmental Science
6

Botanist Assistant

Specialized in planting, cultivating and harvesting horticulture including flowers, shrubs, and trees

  • Applied knowledge of environment systems regarding common pests, disease identification and control
  • Determined soil auditions, nutrients and moisture requirements, detection and isolation of pest infestation
  • Studied green house management, botany, plant propagation, gardening and basic landscaping principles
  • Assisted in the green house and landscaping of a 200+ acre historical facility
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Care Management
7

Lands and Minerals Botanist

Make impact determinations for threatened, endangered, and Utah BLM sensitive plants resulting from proposed projects based upon biological survey reports written by environmental consultants; BLM's GIS layers including known plant locations, geological maps, and soil survey data; and in person site inspections.

  • Serve as the BLM VFO's point of contact with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for consultations on federally listed, and proposed plant species. Including working with the USFWS and the project proponent on mitigation measures, writing biological assessments, and entering into Section 7 Consultation with the USFWS.
  • Investigate current and past issues of industry non-compliance with the Endangered Species Act and suggest corrective actions to field office management.
  • Assist the Renewable Resources Botanist/Weed Program Lead with the administration of the VFO Weed Program. Oversee the development and local approval of Pesticide Use Proposals (PUP) associated with weed treatments around oil and gas facilities, assist with the preparation of the VFO's annual Pesticide Use Report, and ensuring compliance with approved PUPs.
  • Participate as a member of the NEPA Interdisciplinary team on lands and minerals projects, including proposed rights-of-way and oil and gas developments, for rare plants, vegetation, and invasive plants.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MS
Botany
8

Botanist/ Ecologist

Designed and undertook vegetation surveys and forest resource inventories

  • Monitored reforested/ restored sites of community forests over time
  • Prepared compliance documents pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act, National park and wildlife reserve act (NPWRA), Wetland management policy (WMP), Forest and community forest management act (FCFMA)
  • Analyzed & summarized data, prepared reports and articles for scientific journals
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Botany, Zoology
MS
Botany
Environmental Technology
9

Botanist

  • Used UC Riverside herbarium specimens and the Jepson Manual of California Plants to learn and identify 63 rare plants and their phenotypically similar relatives
  • Conducted surveys, modified from the California Native Plant Society’s Rapid Assessment Protocol, of rare plant populations to assess size and vitality
  • Baited, trapped, handled, and ear tagged federally endangered Stephen’s Kangaroo Rats (Dipodomys stephensi) using Sherman traps on grids of varying size
  • Obtained permit to survey for federally endangered Delhi Sands Flower-Loving Fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis)
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Biology
MA
Master of Arts
MS
Environmental Science
10

Botanist Intern

  • Coordinated with state and Federal resource specialists to update the BLM plant and animal special status lists for the BLM California State Office.
  • Provided assistance and knowledge for California state resource specialists for effective restoration procedures, current special status changes, and botanical name changes.
  • Spatially located and compiled list of potentially impacted botanical resources for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan using ArcGIS.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Agriculture
MS
Environmental Science And Management

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