Assoc Landscape Architect - Grade 27

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 13 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Junior Landscape Architect
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Junior Landscape Architect 15 $55,152 $70,317
Landscape Architect 20 $72,032 $91,381
Senr Landscape Architect 24 $88,639 $111,897
Assoc Landscape Architect 27 $103,784 $127,830
Prin Landscape Architect 63 $111,925 $141,439

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

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.

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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 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.

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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

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For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

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