Assoc Landscape Architect

Grade 27

New York State has approximately 13 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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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

Landscape Architects plan and design landscape development and site improvement projects, and oversee the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of outdoor spaces and other open areas for transportation facilities, buildings, parks, historic sites, recreational facilities, campuses, gardens, playgrounds, and roads and highways. Aesthetics, the architectural and natural environment, environmental impact of projects, and the purpose and use of facilities are significant factors in their work. They may also plan the locations of buildings, roads, walkways, flowers, shrubs, and trees within these environments. Incumbents select materials, estimate costs, prepare environmental analyses and reports, and integrate their designs with other design and construction professionals, such as architects and engineers.

Associate Landscape Architect oversees all landscape architecture programs for an organizational unit comprised of several design groups; or oversees the landscape architecture and environmental services programs in large regions; positions at this level will be required to use their professional license and registration seal.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

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 be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Landscape Architect and you must possess a New York State Landscape Architect's license and current registration at the time of appointment. You must submit proof of your license and registration to the appointing authority at the time of your interview to be considered for appointment.

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

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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