|JOB CODE:||101160 |
|SALARY RANGE:||$42,324 - $58,586|
|LOCATION OF WORK|
|Department of Public Works|
|Under the direction of an employee of a higher classification, reviews design contracts and prepares plans, cost estimates, and specifications for design projects. May supervise or provide guidance to a small work unit. Work is performed with minimal supervision and subject to review through work completed. Performs other work as requested.|
|ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS|
|Designs and reviews proposed project plans; estimates implementation cost.
Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance with landscape specifications, approves quality of materials and work, and advises construction personnel.
Represents the Department of Public Works at interagency and public meetings on matters involving landscape design and environmental design.
Assists in the review of landscape ordinance plans for Planning Commission and building permit purposes.
Attends meetings of and performs support activities for the East Baton Rouge Tree and Landscape Commission.
Reviews the work of lower level employees and/or consultants to ensure accuracy and compliance with proposal objectives.|
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES|
|Knowledge of the nomenclature, principles, techniques, tools, and equipment used in landscape architecture.
Knowledge of costs associated with various facets of a design plan.
Skill in the use of a variety of computers, and computer aided design and drafting software.
Ability to calculate complex cost estimates.
Ability to supervise or provide guidance to a small work unit.
Ability to research project and material information as needed.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisor, subordinate personnel and the general public.
Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.|
|EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE|
|Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture or educational equivalent, supplemented by one year experience in landscape architecture.|
|Any equivalent combination of education and experience.|
|Possession of a license to practice landscape architecture as issued by the Louisiana Horticulture Commission.
Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must maintain throughout employment in this position.|
|OTHER JOB ASPECTS|
|The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.|