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Landscape Architect 3

Position Type: Full-time, Hourly

Department: Parks

Compensation Range: $28.90 - $36.76 ($60,123.66 - $76,481.17)
Closing Date: August 2, 2018 @ 5:59pm CST

Job Summary

Responsible for planning, design, construction, and inspection of parks and related facilities such as: golf courses, playgrounds, comfort stations, trails, dog exercise areas, sports courts and fields, and similar amenities. Prepare and participate in long-range planning efforts including comprehensive and master plans as well as capital budget strategies. Ensure quality service and product delivery.


Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and Design - Lead the design and construction of parks and facilities; prepare and review plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates; define scopes; design parameters; evaluate land transactions; and attend and lead public hearings and informational meetings.

  • Park Planning - Assist in capital and long-range planning; advance the implementation of plans, policies, and procedures; and analyze systemwide assets using geographic information systems.

  • Project Management - Oversee contractor work to ensure compliance with approved design and budget. Prepare narratives, statistical and legislative reports, permits, grants, easements, and exhibits.

  • Special Assignments and Projects - Participate on special project teams. Drive community outreach efforts, marketing and communication efforts.

  • Use of Vehicles, Tools and Equipment – Operate vehicles, hand tools, computers, and general office equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned.


**Attention Applicants: Please attach a Portfolio of Work in addition to your Resume when applying.**

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education, License/Certification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture required

  • Five (5) years or more work experience in Landscape Architecture required

  • Valid Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout incumbency

  • State of Wisconsin Licensed Landscape Architect required

  • GIS (Geographic Information System) experience preferred

  • Previous Construction Management work experience preferred

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification preferred


**Attention Applicants: Please attach a Portfolio of Work in addition to your Resume when applying.**


PG29G Org:9000 RV


Special Instructions: This Original Examination is open to internal and external candidates. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.

Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.