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Parks Project Planner

Company: City of Baytown
Location: Baytown
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Parks Project Planner Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/baytowntx/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3638899&sharedWindow=0) Apply Parks Project Planner Salary $63,523.00 - $79,404.00 AnnuallyLocation 2407 Market St. Baytown, TXJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentParks & RecreationJob Number22-00193

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  • Questions Job SummaryMake a positive impact in our community while enjoying an awesome benefits package!
    • Paid holiday, vacation & sick leave to support your work/life balance
    • Insurance options
    • Free employee clinic for medical coverage participants
    • TMRS retirement with 14% City contribution
    • Mental health and financial education benefits
    • And much more!Baytown is a growing community with a population of about 82,000 situated on the north side of Galveston Bay approximately 25 miles from Downtown Houston. As a full-service municipal government our purpose is simple Together we enrich lives and build community.Our employees are dedicated to public service through Caring, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership and Stewardship, and we are looking for a qualified candidate who shares our values to join our team in the role of Parks Project Planner . About the PositionThe Parks Project Planner is responsible for planning, design, development, construction and implementation of Capital Improvement and Park Development Projects. Reviews planning, engineering development and city-wide development plans. Negotiates professional service, construction contracts, as well as oversee some park construction activities. Responsible for developing and managing project budgets to include planning and design cost, construction estimates and project budgets, as well as monitoring an evaluating throughout construction. Oversees the contract administration, project site inspections, project tracking reports and project performance measures. Prepare and applies for grants, to include development of applications, and administering of grant documents, grant management, and grant reimbursement requests. Make recommendations for the annual budgets and help prepare budgets. Responsible for the administering and routing of plans for City-wide and internal projects for review and comments. Duties
      • Manages and coordinates the design and implementation of parks, park land, recreational facility projects and park development projects, to include land acquisition, conceptual designs, and project specifications. Oversees project timelines and scheduling. Coordinates with various departments to include Engineering and Legal.
      • Responsible for developing and managing project budgets and presentations to include planning and design costs, construction estimates, and project budgets, as well as monitoring and evaluating the budgets throughout construction projects. Prepares payment approvals for construction and services contracts.
      • Oversees the contract administration, project site inspections, project tracking reports, project performance measures, and monitors the project progress to include the work of contractors and vendors.
      • Develops requests for proposals, qualifications and bids for projects, and evaluates and recommends contractors and consultants for park planning, design, and construction. Oversees the review and approval of designs and specifications, negotiates the professional service agreements and construction contracts, as well as coordinates and supervises the park construction activities.
      • Coordinates and oversees landscape and beautification projects with park staff and contractors, as well as special maintenance programs.
      • Performs outdoor inspections and surveys of parks, trees, trails, and field sites. Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance with specifications, ordinances, and to approve quality of materials and work.
      • Assists in the development, writing, review and submission of grant applications for future parks, park land, recreational facility projects and park development projects. Administers grant documents and grant reimbursement requests. Minimum QualificationsREQUIRED:
        • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or institution in Landscape Architecture, Park Planning.
        • Three years work experience in the design and management of public parks projects.
        • Valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record (must obtain TX drivers license within 90 days). ORAn equivalent combination of education, experience, certification and/or licenses sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. PREFERRED:
          • National Playground Safety Institute Certified Playground Inspector.
          • Certification of registration as a professional landscape architect with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.
          • Irrigation design experienceAdditional InformationKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of principles and practices of park planning, engineering requirements, construction, and development. Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in park design and construction including drainage, earthwork, irrigation, and research. Knowledge of methods and techniques of preparing technical specifications and construction documents. Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws. Ability to get along appropriately with co-workers and the public. Experience in land development, greenway development, and grant writing and management of grants. Computer experience in AutoCAD, (GIS) Geographic Information System, Adobe Photoshop, Google Sketch up, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.How to Apply01 Do you possess at least a Bachelors' Degree in Landscape Architecture or Park Planning from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education, experience, certification and/or licenses sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job?
            • Yes, I have a high school diploma and at least 7 years work experience in the design and management of public parks projects.
            • I have an Associate's Degree in Landscape Architecture or Park Planning and at least 5 years work experience in the design and management of public parks projects..
            • Yes, I have a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture or Park Planning from an accredited college or institution.
            • Yes, I have a Master's Degree or higher in Landscape Architecture or Park Planning from an accredited college or institution.
            • No, I do not meet this requirement.02 How many years of work experience do you possess in the design and management of public parks projects?
            • No experience.
            • Less than 3 years
            • 3 - 5 years
            • 5 - 7 years
            • 7 - 10 years
            • More than 10 years03 Do you have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record?
            • I do.
            • I do not.04 Which of the following do have certification in or experience with? Check all that apply.
            • National Playground Safety Institute Certified Playground Inspector
            • Registration as a Professional Landscape Architect with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
            • Irrigation design experience
            • Land development experience
            • Greenway development experience
            • Grant writing experience
            • Grant management experience
            • AutoCAD experience
            • Geographic Information System (GIS) experience
            • Adobe Photoshop experience
            • Google Sketch up experience
            • Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook experience
            • None of the above05 Please briefly describe your education and experience that qualifies you for this position. Required Question AgencyCity of BaytownAddress2401 Market Street Baytown, Texas, 77520 Phone281-422-8281 Websitehttp://www.baytown.org Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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