Company: City of Greenville
Posted on: October 15, 2020
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT - 0820 Salary $46,200.00 - $69,300.00
Annually Location 206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC Job Type Full
Time Department PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Job Number 00467
Division PLANNING & ZONING Closing 10/16/2020 11:59 PM Eastern Job
Description Brief Description of the Job
Under the direction of the Senior Landscape Architect, conducts
comprehensive landscape architecture plan reviews. Assists in
completing various project details including design review,
construction review, graphics, and cost estimates. Researches best
practices as needed. Conducts public presentations and assists with
administrative issues pertaining to project coordination.
Job Duties Essential Functions
Conduct Plan Reviews (45%): Conduct comprehensive landscape
architecture plan reviews by checking plans, specifications,
blueprints, and drawings for completeness and compliance with
landscape and tree ordinance. Work with the Permit and Licensing
Unit on customer questions concerning permits or plan reviews.
Consult with and assist architects, engineers, builders, and owners
regarding methods of design and construction and other matters
relating to the plan review process, related codes and City
ordinances. Draft detailed plan review comments and discrepancies
into the data management system for each project reviewed.
Manage Landscape Architecture Projects (45%): Provide project
management services for small to medium scale landscape projects
within the Parks System or streetscape. Prepare project scope,
design, and budget. Generate plans and construction documents for
grading, drainage, hardscape, landscape, furnishing, and structural
features. Prepare presentation graphics, signage, and publications.
Manage small project requests for proposals and requests for
qualifications, scope, budget, contracts, and invoicing during the
design and construction process. Assist in grant funding
applications, awards, documentation, reimbursements, and
requirements. Assist the Senior Landscape Architect in making
substantial progress on ongoing city-wide master planning, design,
and construction projects including parks, trails, streetscapes,
plazas, signage, sculpture, furnishings, playgrounds, zoo exhibits,
Assist in Strategic Planning (10%): Provide data gathering,
inventory, and analysis as directed on large-scale system-wide
initiatives. Work with department staff and other departments to
provide technical and policy input. Regularly attends development
committee and construction committee meetings to communicate and
promote the departments mission, goals, and initiatives.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Job Requirements
Formal Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in
Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Civil Engineering,
Construction Management, or other building related field.
Experience: Over two years of experience in Architecture, Landscape
Architecture, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management. Any
equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which
provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this
job may be substituted.
Drivers License Required: Class D South Carolina license.
Certifications and Other Requirements: SC Landscape Architect
license preferred. Must have or obtain SC Landscape Architect
license within one year of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Landscape architectural design, construction, and engineering
principles and practices.
- Use and adaptability requirements of both native and cultivated
plants, shrubs, and trees in different landscaping situations.
- Methods, materials and techniques in the construction,
maintenance and repair of landscaped areas.
- Landscape architecture and urban design principles, practices,
current trends, regulations, standards and laws applicable to the
area of specialization.Ability to:
- Conduct public meetings and workshops for a variety of
- Read, analyze, and interpret design development document,
construction document, architectural and planning documents,
general business periodicals, professional journals, technical
journals and procedures, financial reports, legal documents, and
governmental regulations as well as literature, books, reviews,
reports, and abstracts. Perform plan checking, environmental
review, policy analysis and project review activities.
- Apply fundamental concepts of theories; work with advanced
mathematical operations methods and functions of real and complex
- Write reports, prepare business letters, summaries, meeting
minutes, and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and
grammar, using all parts of speech.
- Read, write, and interpret landscape ordinance and
code.Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Flashlight,
calculators, architectural and engineering scales, shoe covers,
vehicle, safety equipment, copier, telephone, printers, and fax.
Computer permitting application software, Microsoft Office Suite,
Autocad, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Primary Work Location: Office environment.
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to
unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional
outside work. Monthly exposure to respiratory hazards, noise and
vibration, and physical hazards. Seasonal exposure to extreme
temperature and wetness and/or humidity.
Protective Equipment Required: Hardhat, steel-toed shoes/boots, and
Continuously requires vision and hearing. Frequently requires fine
dexterity, walking, kneeling, foot controls, bending, crouching,
twisting, and talking. Occasionally requires standing, lifting,
carrying, sitting, and handling. Light strength demands include
exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or
negligible amounts constantly and/or walking or standing to a
Frequently requires time pressures, performing multiple tasks
simultaneously, and working closely with others as part of a team.
Occasionally requires frequent change of tasks and tedious or
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