Board of directors and/or executive team includes one or more persons with military service, Training and professional development resources designed to target veteran needs, Career transition assistance available and used by veterans (ex. internship program, training, etc.), Human Resources professionals well-versed in resources and benefits available to veterans, Accommodations available for employees with disabilities, Compliance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Utilization of job boards and job fairs targeted to veteran audiences, Pre-employment skills assessment and training for veterans, Hiring personnel trained to translate military experience to related civilian occupational skills, Monitoring of current employee veteran statistics, Hiring campaigns targeted at veterans
Woman Advancement Practices:
Educational benefits or reimbursement for education/training, Management level promotion availability for part-time positions, Formal organizational salary reviews to ensure pay equity, Career counseling or planning services, Professional and/or skills development training, Opportunities for rotation into job roles important to advancement, Management training opportunities for workingwomen, Formalized women’s networks, Formalized mentoring program, Executive leadership (board of directors and/or executive team) includes at least 40% women
Flexible Scheduling (i.e. part time, compressed work week, flextime, etc.), Telecommuting, Job sharing options, Child care subsidy or reimbursement, Onsite child-care, Paid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, Health insurance options for full-time employees, Health insurance options for part-time employees, Allowance of sick time utilization to care for family members, Management training to support the implementation of family friendly policies
Landscape Construction Project ResidentThe Capital Division at the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) manages the entire capital process from start to finish, including scope meetings, design, procurement of contractors and construction completion. We are proud to be the country’s largest employer of landscape architects, with over 100 currently on staff working on in-house and consultant-managed designs. We also have a large pool of architects and engineers, in addition to resident engineers who oversee the daily activities of contractors, budget and procurement staff, and many other talented employees. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES•Under supervision, perform landscape architectural work of moderate difficulty and responsibility.•Assist in all aspects of the landscape construction portion of general construction projects, especially the preservation of existing plant materials during site development.•Assist the Director of Landscape Construction in overseeing all matters relating to landscape construction, such as directing landscape contractors, suppliers and arborists.•Monitor landscape operations for compliance with contract specifications and documents.•Analyze top soil and other horticultural construction submittals for approval.•Hand-select and tag quality plant material at nurseries.•Write official reports and memoranda.•Maintain a database of landscape construction operations.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS1.A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in landscape architectural work; or2. A valid New York State Registration as a Landscape Architect.Note: A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in New York State may be required for certain assignments. If required, this license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required for all other candidates.PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS1.Candidate holds a permanent or non-competitive title.2.Strong and enthusiastic interest in horticulture.3.Ability to read and interpret design and construction drawings as well as other contract documents.4.Technical knowledge of horticultural construction, general construction and landscape design. Competent knowledge of arboriculture and tree pruning.5.Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.6.Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.7.Knowledge of AutoCAD, PhotoShop, PowerPoint and 3D rendering a plus.8.Driver license valid in New York State.Salary: $55,000 - $61,104 plus excellent benefitsApply by 6/30/17For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers1)Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search2)Search for Job ID#: 291268For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parksReferences will be required upon request.