City of San Josť
ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (3843)
|CLASS CODE: 3843|
Senior Landscape Architect
Under direction, performs work of moderate difficulty relative to the design and installation of landscaping for major city projects. Performs related work as required.
This is the third level professional class in the Architect/Landscape Architect series. An incumbent of this class is concerned with services dealing with project design, project administration, and supervision of office personnel. Incumbents are supervised by a senior level professional and perform work in the specialized field under the direction of that class. This classification differs from the Associate Structure/Landscape Designer classification in that this is a terminal classification used for current employees who possess a Certificate of Registration issued by the State of California, whereas the former classification does not require a Certificate of Registration. Additionally, new hires may not be hired into this classification.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelorís Degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture, plus three (3) years experience at the level of Structure/Landscape designer with the City of San Josť. Registration testing may be substituted for the degree requirement. Proof of acceptance must be provided at the time of application.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration issued by the State of California.
Possession of a valid California driverís license.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (position requirements at entry and depending on area of assignment):
|TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
|1.||Develops general guidelines, design elements, definition of necessary facilities and improvements, and analyses of all relevant factors in developing and constructing landscape improvements both now and in the future. Produces documents for Council review and approval.|
|2.||Provides sketches, drawings, construction documents, specifications and reports necessary for a contractor to bid on and accurately build public improvements.|
|3.||Coordinates details, paperwork, workloads of office personnel, meetings, decision making, cost analysis and estimates necessary to take a project from project definition through design, public bidding and construction, to completion of the project.|
|4.||Coordinates projects with other departments, flood control districts, school districts, concerned community groups and individuals and other entities and agencies.|
|5.||Provides analysis and estimates cost implications of construction, bidding, staff time costs and change orders.|
|6.||May plan, assign, direct and evaluate the work of other professional and sub-professional employees on landscape architecture projects.|
|7.||Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.||
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Formerly Associate Architect & Associate Landscape Architect