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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/16/19

Applications Due01/31/19

Vacancy ID63478

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleJunior Landscape Architect/Landscape Architect

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade15

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

Salary RangeFrom $48027 to $61229 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Monroe

Street Address 1530 Jefferson Rd

City Rochester

StateNY

Zip Code14623

Minimum Qualifications In order to be considered for appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.
If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.

The minimum requirements for taking the Junior Landscape Architect examination are:

Either 1. a bachelor’s or higher-level degree in landscape architecture,

Or 2. a Landscape Architect’s License from any state or political subdivision of the United States.

Junior Landscape Architects who have successfully completed one year of service and have passed Sections 1 and 2 of the Landscape Architect Registration examination (LARE) will be advanced to Landscape Architect, Grade 20 (beginning salary). Failure to obtain a passing result on both Section 1 & 2 of the LARE within the first year of service will result in removal from the position.

Duties Description Under the direction of a higher-level supervisor/manager, the duties of the Landscape Architect may include, but are not limited to:

•Preparing plans, specifications, and estimates for the landscape, roadway, wetland mitigation, grading, drainage, sidewalk, bike path, ADA compliance, stormwater quality, and quantity management portions of highway and bridge projects;
•Organize, facilitating, and/or participating in public meetings, workshops, and hearings;
•Preparing architectural renderings and presentation material for public meetings;
•Gathering data and providing technical assistance, support and design on Americans with disabilities Act (ADA) policy and regulations;
•Assisting with erosion control plans and storm water management plans;
•Coordinating with engineering, construction, maintenance, and operations staff;
•Developing pedestrian facility and compensatory wetland mitigation designs;
•Evaluating projects proposed by local governments, developers, and organizations for impact on adjacent State properties and the need for environmental analysis and approval;
•Providing technical assistance and advice to project staff and management about erosion control, vegetation management, plant selection, topography, grading, drainage, accessibility requirements, and roadway and site selection and improvements;
•Analyzing and researching landscape/environmental issues affecting the State transportation network, gathering data, writing reports, and making recommendations to management;
•Reviewing and/or preparing/delivering landscape architecture/environmental documentation, permits, guidance, training, official issuances, Design Reports, correspondence, and other written documentation;
•Utilize Microstation, InRoads, HydroCADD, Arc-GIS, Projectwise and other software packages to perform project work;
•Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Qualified candidates should complete an Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) and submit with a letter of interest and current resume to:
Lisa M. Schuster
Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation- Region 4
1530 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
585-272-3426 (fax)
dot.sm.r04.personnelDOTjobs@dot.ny.gov


If responding via email, please include the title and posting number in the subject of your email. Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than January 31, 2019.

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Name Lisa M. Schuster

Telephone 585-272-3334

Fax 585-272-3426

Email Address dot.sm.r04.personnelDOTjobs@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 1530 Jefferson Rd

City Rochester

State NY

Zip Code 14623

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should complete an Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) and submit with a letter of interest and current resume to:
Lisa M. Schuster
Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation- Region 4
1530 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
585-272-3426 (fax)
dot.sm.r04.personnelDOTjobs@dot.ny.gov


If responding via email, please include the title and posting number in the subject of your email. Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than January 31, 2019.

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