General Nature of Work:
Performs planning or managerial duties for land areas or a physical plant.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Incumbents function as directors or assistant directors of a large physical plant or as professional landscape architects.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Directs the activities of personnel engaged in the maintenance and operation of a physical plant.
Coordinates inspections to evaluate the condition of equipment and facilities.
Prepares work orders for maintenance or repairs.
Originates and develops plans for the beautification of highways and campuses.
Prepares site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development.
Confers with technical personnel and agency managers to solve administrative, organizational and technical problems.
Interviews and selects personnel.
Oversees training of new and existing staff.
Selects, requisitions, purchases and receives equipment and materials.
Maintains records and prepares reports regarding work activities.
Prepares budget estimates based on anticipated needs for equipment, materials and personnel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of electrical or mechanical engineering.
Knowledge of landscape engineering and design principles.
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Knowledge of technical drafting.
Knowledge of personnel, procurement and budgeting practices in state government.
Knowledge of the concepts and techniques of on-the-job training.
Ability to keep accurate written records.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to prioritize and make the optimal use of personnel, materials and equipment.
Ability to develop procedures and define actions for specific situations.
Ability to plan, direct and review the work of subordinates.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree and professional experience directly related to the area ofemployment.