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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/28/23

Applications Due12/12/23

Vacancy ID144960

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleAssistant Architect

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $69943 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Will be discussed during the interview

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Tompkins

Street Address Finger Lakes Regional Office

2221 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

StateNY

Zip Code14886

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
For Permanent Appointment:

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must currently be employed as an Assistant Architect and be eligible for transfer or must be reachable on the Assistant Architect eligible list.

Provisional Appointment - In the event that there is not a valid eligible list at this location, candidates who meet one of the following minimum qualifications may apply to this posting:

Current NYS Employees (Transition qualifications):
You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had at least one year of permanent competitive or 55b/55c service as a Junior Architect, Principal Drafting Technician (all parenthetics), Junior Architectural Estimator, Construction Estimator 1 (Architectural), Assistant Architectural Estimator, or Construction Estimator 2 (Architectural).

Non-NYS Employees (Open-Competitive Qualifications):

Either 1. six years of architectural experience in design or drafting on buildings requiring multi-discipline trade involvement such as heating, plumbing, and electric. This experience must have been under the direction of a registered architect or professional engineer. Qualifying experience includes work performed on institutional, commercial, healthcare, academic, office, or residential buildings (excluding single family or duplex family homes). You must explain your level of involvement and type of building(s) worked on;
Or 2. an associate’s degree in architecture, architectural technology, construction technology, civil engineering technology, or drafting technology with an emphasis on architecture AND four years of architectural design or drafting experience under the direction of a registered architect or professional engineer. Qualifying experience includes work performed on institutional, commercial, healthcare, academic, office, or residential buildings (excluding single family or duplex family homes). You must explain your level of involvement and type of building(s) worked on;
Or 3. a four-year bachelor’s degree in architectural/structural engineering studies AND two years of architectural design or drafting experience under the direction of a registered architect or professional engineer. Qualifying experience includes work performed on institutional, commercial, healthcare, academic, office, or residential buildings (excluding single family or duplex family homes). You must explain your level of involvement and type of building(s) worked on;
Or 4. a five-year bachelor’s degree in architectural studies or a master’s degree in architectural studies AND one year of architectural design or drafting experience under the direction of a registered architect. Qualifying experience includes work performed on institutional, commercial, healthcare, academic, office or residential buildings (excluding single family or duplex family homes). You must explain your level of involvement and type of building(s) worked on;
Or 5. an Architect’s license, with current registration, from any state or territory of the United States.

Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.

Duties Description Under the supervision of a registered Architect, an Assistant Architect will perform architectural work on building plans and designs. Duties may include: developing scale drawings, details, estimates, and specifications of large and complex building projects from sketches and studies; preparing and reviewing estimates and specifications; evaluating and reporting on-site and unit plans, specifications, details, or shop drawings of building construction and equipment; preparing plans and designs; evaluating designs for renovating or rehabilitating buildings and preparing illustrative material; and performing technical reviews of consultants’ drawings and related details for compliance with appropriate codes, laws, regulations and standards, as well as functional design features. In addition, you may consult with clients and sponsors by providing technical assistance and guidance on architectural matters. You may use various computer applications in the performance of your duties.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Candidates must possess effective communication skills and have the ability to understand written and/or verbal material and instructions.
• Must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
• Work schedule may vary depending on agency needs and project completion dates.

BENEFITS:
There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:
• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave
• Health Care Coverage
• Retirement Plan
• Payroll Deduction Savings Plans
• Tuition Assistance Programs
• Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
Learn more about our benefits for permanent state employees, visit: https://parks.ny.gov/employment/benefits.aspx

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Jennifer Nicosia

Telephone

Fax

Email Address Albany.Employment@parks.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12238

 

Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and Agency operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, please submit a resume, an employment application and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet the stated minimum qualifications. The employment application (Part 1) can be downloaded from the website of NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at www.parks.ny.gov/employment. Please submit your application materials to Albany.Employment@parks.ny.gov. You must include Vacancy ID Number in the subject line of your e-mail for consideration. It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications.

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