Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture. Must possess three years of professional experience in landscape architecture. Must possess a Driver license.
Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s (PROS) seeks a candidate with commitment to building a vibrant, healthier and more livable community through the implementation of the department’s Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to achieving planning, design and construction excellence in the development of a park project and demonstrate experience in innovative landscape architecture that evidences an understanding of industry best practices and the capacity to effectively grow and sustain a high level of collaboration, innovation and productivity critical to the department’s success and sustainable future. The Landscape Architect 2 is responsible for coordinating park and program elements, landscape design, scoping, development, preliminary engineering improvements, preparation of complete construction documents, general facility reports and inspection of work. The ideal candidate is innovative, dynamic, flexible, vehement and has a team-oriented management style. Performs related work and other tasks as needed.
Knowledge of LEED and SITES sustainability principles, methods and practices, park pre-development and development approval process, park planning, and project management is desired; awareness of recent urban design, place making, park, architecture and landscape architecture design, development trends and their health and sociological impacts as it relates to local and regional park recreation planning is important. Working knowledge of the Park and Recreation Department’s Open Space Masterplan (OSMP), Comprehensive Development Master Plan process, Smart Growth Principles, Resilience Planning and working knowledge of AutoCAD, 3D-Modeling Program, Adobe graphic applications (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and GIS is preferred. A State of Florida Landscape Architect license is desired.
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of unincorporatedMiami-Dade County, and has broad, regional powers to establish policies for servicesthat transcend city boundaries. The government provides major metropolitan services countywide and city-type services for residents of the unincorporated areas.Miami-Dade has an Executive Mayor with the power to veto Commission action items. In January 2007, the Mayor was given additional powers providing for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of Miami-Dade. The Mayor can only serve two terms of four years.The Board of Commissioners selected Joe A. Martínez as Chairman of the 13-member Miami-Dade Board of CountyCommissioners on November 16, 2010. Through ordinances and resolutions, the Commissioners set policies and establishlaws for the community.Commissioners are chosen in non-partisan, single-district elections. Miami-Dade County is structured into 13 districts.Residents choose only from among candidates running in the district in which they live. Commissioners serve four-year staggered terms, with elections scheduled every two years, with no term limits.Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square mil...es. Located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula,one-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County is bounded by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward Countyto the north.