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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/23

Applications Due12/17/23

Vacancy ID145639

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleSenior Architect

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $86057 to $108638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation 8 AM to 4 PM or 9 AM to 5 PM

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12238

Minimum Qualifications For Permanent Appointment: Reachable on the Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for 70.1 transfer. All candidates must have New York State Registration and License as a Registered Architect.

Provisional Appointment - In the event that there is no valid eligible list at this location, candidates who meet the following minimum qualification may apply and if hired, will be provisionally appointed:

NYS Employees (Promotion Qualifications):

You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Assistant Architect AND you must possess a New York State Architect’s license and current registration at the time of appointment.

Candidates must have a New York State Professional Architect’s License and current registration. You must provide information regarding your license and current registration on your application materials.

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 As a Senior Architect, you will perform professional architectural work in the planning, design, or technical review of drawings and related details for the creation, construction, rehabilitation, or restoration of buildings and facilities. You may also supervise assistants in architectural work; coordinate the services of engineers and contractors on specific projects; manage design professionals on specific projects; perform technical reviews of consultants’ drawings, specifications, and reports; ensure compliance with applicable requirements, and provide advice and guidance to individuals and groups involved with the project.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:

• Must possess and maintain a New York State Professional Architect’s License and current registration as a term and condition of employment.
• Candidates must possess effective communication skills and have the ability to understand written and/or verbal material and instructions.
• Candidates must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
• Knowledge of current 2023 New York State Building Codes a plus.
• Work schedule may vary depending on agency needs and project completion dates.

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:

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

Name Jennifer Nicosia



Email 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 Please submit your application materials to 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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