[Assistant] Landscape Architect - Field Supervision

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Job Summary:
Reporting to the Construction Director, supervises and coordinates construction projects as part of the Conservancy’s ongoing program of work to rebuild, restore, and manage Central Park.

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise fieldwork performed by site contractors.
  • Inspect material deliveries and completed work for quality and conformance with contract documents.
  • Perform field measurements and calculations for contract payments.
  • Ensure that project sites are managed in a safe and professional manner, in full compliance with applicable safety standards and other regulatory requirements, and consistent in appearance and information communicated to park patrons with CPC’s public image and high standards for our work in the Park.
  • Maintain daily and weekly reports and photo-documentation of work by contractors.
  • Maintain up-to-date files on projects.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Position Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited program in Landscape Architecture.
  • Familiarity and understanding of construction documents.
  • Familiarity with relevant design standards, codes, and industry standards of practice.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and MS Office.
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Professional licensure is required to use the title Landscape Architect in the State of New York. Candidates who may not legally use the title Landscape Architect shall use the title Assistant Landscape Architect until such time as they meet the requirements for registration as a landscape architect in New York State.

SPECIAL NOTE: Any applicants for this position are required to submit a cover letter along with their resume.

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Safety Requirements

Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.  Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities.  Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways).  If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed