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Under the general supervision of the Planning and Development Manager, performs professional level strategic planning, design and development of parks, trails, open spaces and recreational facilities projects. Manages projects through technical review and approval of designs, estimates, bids, and specifications from concept to completion. Identifies and quantifies capital improvement and development needs for existing and future parks, greenways and other infrastructure within the park system and in compliance with the Department's adopted Master Plan. Communicates needs effectively to staff, city Administration, stakeholder's, consultants and media through budgets, spreadsheets, graphic presentations and GIS mapping.
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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and updates park plans; evaluates and analyzes issues and recommends solutions with site analysis, project design and technical plans for park, trail, open space and recreation facility projects.
Reviews engineered plans and specifications to ensure compatibility with the original project scope, completeness, conformance to permitting and applicable codes, and overall consistency with the department's goals for the project, providing written review and guidance to planners, engineers, architects, consultants and others involved in their preparation. Represents the department's interest during construction through sound and thorough project management.
Prepare detailed project scopes and specifications that accurately communicate projects to prospective bidders for internally managed capital projects. Coordinates bidding of these projects, the preparation of required contract documents, and manages the project through approved contract standards.
Prepares design drawings, graphics and specifications for parks, trails, open spaces and recreational facilities using CAD and other industry standard computer applications.
Identifies and retains data for later budget justification on budgetary operating impacts due to property acquisition, new capital project development, increased service delivery or other impacts.
Assists in developing and prioritizing the department's capital needs assessment program through SPLOST with stakeholder input and analysis of relevant data as identified in the department's Master Plan, trends, growth patterns, etc.
Develops reports and recommendations to management on properties to be considered for acquisition and development.
Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships to begin the implementation of Friends of the Parks groups. Serves as a liaison between the Department and the groups and attends Friends' meetings.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Landscape Architecture, Park Planning, Urban or Land Planning, Project Management, Engineering or a closely related field. Parks and Recreation Degree accepted.
Experience:Three (3) years' experience in the professional practice of capital project management, parks and recreation design and development, engineering, or similar professional work in land planning.
Fundamentals of parks, trails and open space planning, development, resource management, and recreation programming;
Intermediate engineering, architectural, and planning principles and practices;
Construction management process;
Budgeting and multiple purchasing methods and procedures.
Public sector experience desirable;
Interrelationship of structural and topographic elements, soils, groundwater, vegetation, horticulture and social and recreational needs; Parks construction and maintenance trades and tools; Environmental impacts and permitting requirements on a local, state and federal level.
Present ideas effectively in oral and written form;
Communicate through graphic representations including mapping, master plans, site specific park plans, engineered plans, specifications and other technical documents;
Review and comment on preliminary engineered documents in AutoCAD
Select, manage and supervise consultants hired to design and develop greenway or site specific master plans, engineered plans, specifications, contracts and other documents;
Balance competing interests and recognize sensitive political and organizational issues when they arise;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
Develop written reports and budgets in concise and organized format.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Positions in the class typically require: sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, reaching, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Augusta, Georgia is a consolidated governing body consisting of a Mayor and 10 commissioners. Located in the east-central part of the state, it is the principal city of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan statistical area. The city has a population of approximately 200,000 and the region has about 560,000 residents. Within the next few years, the city is expected to experience considerable po...pulation growth due to the location of the United States Cyber Command at Fort Gordon. Each year the city’s famous golf course, the Augusta National Golf Club, hosts the Masters, the first of four major golf championships. In addition, the city provides numerous indoor and outdoor recreational, entertainment, historic and cultural opportunities for all age groups and interest.