City of Tucson


$25.58-$44.44 Hourly / $53,206.40-$92,435.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 816

General Description

Plans, coordinates, and manages project design and construction contracts for City landscapes. Coordinates funding sources and budget tracking and serves as the point of contact for internal and external customers.

Essential Functions

Reviews development plan submittals for compliance with the City’s adopted codes, policies, plans, manuals, and other regulatory documents related to landscape, native plants, grading/drainage, and water harvesting.

Provides and obtains clarifications and detailed information on specific requirements related to development proposals. Interprets guidelines, policies, standards, codes, and specifications.

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.

Performs project management duties which may include but are not limited to assembling of design and bid documentation, tracking budgets, performing quality control and assurance, coordinating with other City departments/contractors. Ensures that all unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.

Provides technical and management advice and serves as subject matter expert on landscape issues to City departments and outside agencies. Conducts neighborhood meetings and workshops, requiring the preparation of staff reports, written materials, and presentations.

Assists in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to the ideal application of landscape regulations in order to further the community’s goals.

Supervises and coordinates the work of at least two fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the city, community, department, and unit.         

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years of experience in reviewing, designing, or managing landscape architecture designs or construction projects.

Special Job Requirements

Registered as a Landscape Architect in the State or Arizona.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 14

Occupational Group Description: Architectural

EEO Job Category Code:B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally Directs

NCCI: 9102

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2103; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;