SENIOR ARCHITECT (NON-COMPETITIVE)
SENIOR ARCHITECT (NON-COMPETITIVE)
SENIOR ARCHITECT (NON-COMPETITIVE)
$70,769.60 - $95,108.41 Annually
Ohio 45202, OH
7/26/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
General Statement of Duties
Provide specialized architectural and/or urban design services; prepares programs, documents, correspondence and presentations related to architectural and/or urban design projects; serves as a liaison between the City, contractors and other related groups in order to help see a project through to completion; supervises the work of subordinate personnel.
Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)
(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)
Principles and practices of architecture and/or urban design theory.
Auto CAD programs and their use.
Facility management principles.
Construction materials and methods.
Cost estimation; budget management procedures.
Principles of management, supervision and training.
Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Create drafting/architectural drawings.
Estimate costs and time requirements of construction requirements.
Prepare contract documents, specifications, requests for proposals and other documents.
Manage construction projects.
Work with a wide range of people, from construction workers to community leaders.
Analyze and solve complex problems.
Make architectural presentations to the public.
Use computer office applications to prepare necessary documents and correspondence.
Manage, supervise and train subordinate personnel; assign work to subordinate personnel.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be performed.)
Prepare design concepts, plans, etc. for assigned projects; use CAD and manual methods.
Write and prepare urban design or facility plans, including analyses, design, guidelines and recommendations.
Prepare specifications, estimates and contract documents for assigned projects.
Prepare verbal, written and graphic presentations as assigned; produce renderings and models as appropriate.
Attend a variety of meetings with clients, contractors, City administrators and other groups; negotiate with various groups as needed in order to see projects through to completion.
Assume project management duties and project team coordination duties as assigned; fill in for Architect Supervisor as assigned.
Provide instruction, training and assistance to technical staff as appropriate.
Write reports and prepare correspondence as assigned.
Prepare paperwork for contract bidding processes; review bid documents received.
Provide information and assistance with developing the departmental budget.
Assist those contacted in the course of duty in an effective, efficient and professional manner.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
PROMOTIONAL: Each applicant must have three years experience with the City of Cincinnati as an Architecture Intern plus a Bachelors degree (five- or six-year track) from an accredited college or university in architecture. (Resume and transcripts must be attached or application will be rejected.)
OPEN: Each applicant must have a Bachelor's degree (five- or six-year track) from an accredited college or university in architecture. If not registered in Ohio when appointed, Ohio registration must be obtained during the probationary period. (Resume and transcripts must be attached or application will be rejected.)
Possession of an architectural license by the Ohio State Board of Examiners of Architects as Professional Architect.
Possession of a valid Driver's License.
MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION
Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.
Background Investigation: A criminal background investigation will be conducted for this position (according to Civil Service Commission Rule 15 – Sensitive Classifications/Positions and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2001 and the Patriot Act). The purpose is to detect security risks and prevent security threats posed by potential employees.
U.S. Citizenship: All positions with the City of Cincinnati require that each applicant be a citizen of the United States or have a valid permanent resident card at the time of appointment (date of hire).
HR Contact: Erica Burks, ****
The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on appllicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.
The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.
The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.
The City of Cincinnati has 10 paid holidays annually that include:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Day after Thanksgiving
The Cincinnati 80/20 Plan is offered to all City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents. The 80/20 medical plan is administered by Anthem and prescription drug coverage is administered by OptumRx.
Eligible dependents include:
Legal Spouse or Equal Partner
Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a Qualified Medical Child Support Order)
Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian
Group Life Insurance
City employees that are in the non-protective services can participate in a flex term life insurance and long term disability plan. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and tobacco use.
Flexible Benefits Plans
Healthcare Flex Spending Account
City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family member. Participants can set aside up to $2,500/year in pre-tax payroll deductions.
Dependent Care Flex Spending Account
City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside up to$2,500/year for a single person or married person filing separately and up to $5,000 for a married couple or single person filing head of household in pre-tax payroll deductions.
Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account
City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to $230/month.
Healthy Lifestyles Program
City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to$500/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to the traditional medical plan. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may qualify for an annual reimbursement of up to $10,000 to offset the cost of enrolling in the other plan and your out of pocket expenses associated with that plan.
The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.
The City offers employees a choice of two tax-deferred retirement savings programs, Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation (OPEDC) program and ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC). Both programs allow employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.
This is a Noncompetitive position that includes an evaluation of the applications to determine if the applicants meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the Required Education and Experience section. A Noncompetitive process may also consist of other components, such as a qualifying test, to determine if the applicant is able to perform the duties of the position. Applications that meet the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the hiring department for consideration. Please review the Required Education and Experience section for additional information.
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