[Taxacom] USDA NRCS PLANTS Database Job Announcement
Stinger at stingersplace.com
Thu Aug 7 11:14:36 CDT 2008
We currently have an opening at PLANTS and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
The USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana has a vacancy open for a GS-12/13 botanist (plant systematist) through 25AUG08. The announcement can be found on www.usajobs.gov under the following announcement numbers: NRCS-NCSU-08-18DE (Non-Federal Status) or NRCS-NCSU-08-18MP (applicants who are current Federal employees).
Incumbent will serve as a principal plant taxonomist developing the PLANTS database - the national database that provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools. More than 70,000 users log onto PLANTS every day and it is the most heavily used USDA scientific database (http://plants.usda.gov).
Gerald F. Guala, Ph.D.
National Plant Data Center
Baton Rouge, LA
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