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State of Nevada LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT in Nevada



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For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.

In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.


Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Transportation

Division: Engineering

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 41522

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)888-7066

Email: drussell@dot.nv.gov

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Position

Landscape Architects perform professional landscape architecture involving the design, planning and coordination of capital improvement projects and major renovations.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training; OR Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

This position is in Carson City within the Landscape Architecture Section of the Roadway Design Division at the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). The incumbent will perform professional landscape architecture for transportation construction and capital improvement projects; designs, plans, and coordinates site restoration, revegetation, seed mix designs and other erosion control treatments, landscape architectural improvements including contract administration, cost estimating, field and construction submittal reviews, inspection and compliance to laws, regulations and specification and coordination with other public and private agencies. In addition, the incumbent will be involved in the management of consultants, including the solicitation and selection, negotiation for scope of work and time frames and cost. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Licensure as a Landscape Architect and one year of post-licensure experience which involved the design, planning and coordination of landscape architectural projects including campgrounds, boat ramps and docks, picnic areas, group use areas, trails or paths, trail heads, roadside rest areas, roadside right-of-way beautification, visitor centers and the restoration and preservation of natural or cultural resources.

Special Notes

Any person licensed in another state must become licensed in Nevada within six months following the date of appointment to a Landscape Architect or landscape Architect Supervisor position.

Licensure as a Landscape Architect by the Nevada Board of Landscape Architecture is a condition of continuing employment at the Landscape Architect and Landscape Architect Supervisor levels.

Special Requirements

This position requires a 25% statewide travel requirement.

A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.


For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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