Junior Landscape Architect

Grade 15

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Junior Landscape Architect

    Grade 15

  2. Landscape Architect

    Grade 20

  3. Senr Landscape Architect

    Grade 24

  4. Assoc Landscape Architect

    Grade 27

  5. Prin Landscape Architect

    Grade 63

Summary of Job Description

As a Junior Landscape Architect, you would assist Landscape Architects in planning and supervising the construction and maintenance of landscape architectural projects to achieve maximum usefulness, safety, and appearance consistent with economic and environmental considerations. Depending upon the agency where you are employed, you would perform site assessments, prepare designs, select materials, estimate cost, and provide construction supervision for landscape architectural work on highways, buildings, or parks. You may also prepare erosion and sediment control plans, storm water pollution preservation plans; develop pedestrian facility and wetland mitigation designs. You would coordinate your work with the architectural, environmental, and engineering aspects of projects with regard to the locations, design, construction, historic/cultural preservation, and maintenance of these projects.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must have:

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.*

You will be required to provide proof of having an out-of-state Landscape Architect License at time of interview.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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