|SEIU Professional Exempt|
|Performs professional work preparing detailed landscape architecture plans for City parks and the grounds around other City facilities. An employee in this position designs and drafts plans for park and site development and beautification projects. Work involves preparing preliminary studies, sketches, working drawings and cost estimates. An employee in this class exercises independent judgement. Work is reviewed through reports, visual inspections and/or conferences.|
|Researches, evaluates data and prepares reports regarding site selection and project development.
Prepares master plans and detailed drawings independently or from sketches and verbal instructions.
Prepares working drawings such as layout, grading, drainage, and planting plans. Prepares cost estimates of construction and improvements.
Coordinates work with applicable City, County, State and other agencies.
Reviews, evaluates, and coordinates projects on City-owned open space including parks, plazas, libraries, fire stations and other municipal facilities.
Assists in preparation and participates in presentations before the public and various City Boards and commissions.
May serve as project coordinator and supervise work of subordinate personnel as necessary.
Participates in field inspections of landscape projects under construction to ensure compliance with project specifications and to evaluate open space for safety, appearance and function.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of principles and practices of landscape architecture as applied to the preparation of designs, plans, specifications and cost estimates for landscape and site development.
Knowledge of standard sources of landscape architectural information.
Knowledge of principles and practices of Landcadd and Autocad, Word, Excel, Knowledger, other Microsoft Office Applications, and Lotus Notes.
Knowledge of characteristics and requirements of Central Florida natural systems, plant materials, and landscape maintenance procedures.
Knowledge of general principles and practices of architecture, civil engineering and surveying.
Knowledge of normal drafting room equipment and procedures.
Ability to design open spaces and site components following established landscape architectural design principles and processes.
Ability to precisely draft, edit, revise, measure and calculate project requirements such as landscape, irrigation and costs.
Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications, including word processing and Autocad.
Ability to prepare construction documents and presentation graphics.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to plan, organize and direct landscape and groundskeeping maintenance work and perform duties in the field on uneven, unpaved ground, in a variety of weather and site conditions.
|Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture and four (4) years or more of experience in planning and designing landscape architecture projects; or a combination of education, training and experience. Experience with computers including word processing and AutoCad is required. Florida certificate of registration as a Landscape Architect is required. Professional Registration as a Landscape Architect from another state whose criteria for issuance were substantially identical to the Florida licensure criteria at the time the license was issued will be acceptable. (See Dept. of Professional Regulation, Board of Landscape Architecture, Florida Statutes (1991) Chapter 481.311). State of Florida Registration will be required within one (1) year of employment.
REVISED: 8/28/92 AL