Company Name:

City of Louisville, KY

Location:

Louisville, KY

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

March 28, 2018

Landscape Architect

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Prepares landscaping plans for parks, golf courses, recreational areas and open spaces

Reviews construction landscaping plans, and recommends modifications

Inspects landscape work to assure compliance with specifications

Examples of Duties

UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION

Assists in budget preparation and monitors and controls expenditures

Prepares construction drawings, specifications and cost estimates for landscape projects

Compiles and analyzes data on site conditions including geographic location, soil, vegetation, rock features and drainage

Reviews, approves or recommends changes to landscape plans prepared and submitted by licensed landscape architects, developers, contractors or builders to assure compliance with contract specifications, land use regulations, and landscape ordinances

Conducts field inspections to approve quality of materials used, advise construction personnel and to ensure landscaping work is complete and in compliance with specifications and landscape ordinances

Represents the department to government agencies, consultants, contractors and the public to discuss, answer questions and provide information concerning landscape projects, activities and operations

Provides technical assistance and instruction concerning landscape plans, projects and activities

Coordinates capital projects, infrastructure improvements, special projects and prepares reports

Performs related work

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree

Horticulture

Landscape Architecture

WORK EXPERIENCE

Two years of landscape architecture experience under the guidance and direction of a licensed Landscape Architect

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA

Desirables for Landscape Architect:

* Project management experience

* AutoCad/Sketchup

* Ability to conduct public meeting

* Basic knowledge of Olmsted design principles

* Registered Landscape Architect

* Valid Driver license

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be licensed as a Landscape Architect in the State of Kentucky or obtain within six months of employment (KRS 323A)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work

Supplemental Information

EOE

NU/11

SDL2017


Company Name:

City of Louisville, KY

Location:

Louisville, KY

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

March 28, 2018

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