Prin Landscape Architect - Grade 63

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This title exists in Transportation, Department of and has approximately 1 positions.

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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

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Job Duties

PRINCIPAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: manages the Landscape Architecture Bureau by preparing and managing the budget, managing the utilization of resources to assure completion of work programs and priorities, establishing work objectives, programs, and priorities, and managing personnel, including staff development, recruitment, and supervision; evaluates, implements, and revises policies, standards and specifications, procedures, and guidelines for the landscape architectural program in the Department of Transportation''s Main Office and regions and assures Main Office and regional compliance with them; develops and implements quality assurance procedures and programs for the bureau; implements new programs, such as scenic byways, rest areas, and transportation enhancements, by establishing policies, identifying funding strategies, preparing budgets, preparing grant applications, allocating resources, establishing performance standards, and coordinating activities with federal, State, and local officials and the public; and serves as the agency''s technical expert for landscape architecture by providing technical assistance and advice to agency staff, representing the agency with other government agencies, the public, and professional organizations, and managing special projects and assignments.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The examination that is used to fill this position is called Promotion Opportunities in Transportation Management.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, candidates must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had permanent competitive service in a position allocated to G-23 or higher.

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