LANDSCAPE PLANNER – ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
As a Landscape Planner in the Parks and Recreation Department, you will assist with the procurement and management of contracted landscape services, to include landscape installation, maintenance, arboricultural, and pest management services for City-wide sites. You will prepare bid packages, maintain appropriate records, and monitor budgets for all annual contracting. Supervision of contractors and work zone safety measures will also be part of this position’s responsibilities. The Landscape Planner will design, coordinate, and review landscaping site plans for a variety of City locations & parks. You will also ensure compliance with applicable City zoning ordinances, site regulations, design specifications and standards. You will coordinate reviews of design recommendations as appropriate and will prepare landscape plans and GIS maps to include concept, design, cost analysis, bidding, award, and installation. You will have the opportunity to coordinate with City departments and contractors regarding questions dealing with site layout and design. You will also support staff in the preparation of reports, RFPs, creating landscape designs and renovating existing landscapes.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, Urban Design, Horticulture, Botany, Environmental Science or any Earth/Physical Science; and 5-7 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with an emphasis on Landscape Design and related horticulture, grounds maintenance or pesticide applicator certification is preferred. An acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check, sex offender registry check, and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record will also be required.
If interested in learning more about this position, and to apply visit https://www.nnva.gov/193/Apply-for-a-Job
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