Tim Entwisle Tim.Entwisle at RBGSYD.NSW.GOV.AU
Tue Jul 10 11:47:15 CDT 2001


The Gardens has a No Smoking policy.

The remuneration package quoted includes annual salary, employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

+ BOTANIST (TROPICAL SYSTEMATICS) Scientific Officer Grade 1/2, Permanent Full-time, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. Pos No: RBG01/42.  Remuneration package valued to: $59,459 pa (salary: $35,203 - $54,375 pa).  To develop and manage an active, productive research program into systematics of selected tropical and subtropical plants. The research program will concentrate on the flora of the Old World tropics including tropical and subtropical Australasia, Southeast Asia and Southwest Pacific. To actively prepare and publish outcomes of research in scientific journals and books, popular magazines, newsletters and newspapers, and on the Internet. Extend the tropical and subtropical collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney through an active personal collection program and by improving the current exchange program with other organisations. Manage the taxonomic curation of selected herbarium collections of the Plant Diversity Section (Plant Sciences Branch), Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. Ensure that the collections are identified, based on accepted botanical knowledge and nomenclature. The position will provide authenticated botanical information to colleagues, the community, government and non-government agencies. Selection Criteria:  Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) with extensive training in an area of appropriate expertise. Demonstrated ability to undertake and publish original research applicable to the position. Key skills: problem solving; accuracy; interpretation; verbal and written communication; ability to work in a team environment across different agencies; meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision. All applicants for NSW Government jobs must show a knowledge and understanding of the 'common selection criteria' - equal employment opportunity; occupational health and safety; ethical practice; and Ethnic Affairs Priorities Statement - as they relate to the job. A manual driving licence is required.
Inquiries: Barry Conn on (02) 9231 8131. 
Applications to: Personnel Officer, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney  2000.
Applications close:  31 August 2001.

Dr Tim Entwisle, Director Plant Sciences, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. phone: +61-2-9231 8113. mobile: 0419 600 449. fax: +61-2-9251 4403. email: tim.entwisle at website:

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