Location: Weston, FL
Calvin Giordano & Associates, a SAFEbuilt company is currently searching for a Landscape Inspector in Weston. This is technical field work in the enforcement of landscape code. An employee in this position reviews landscape plans and inspects construction sites to ensure adherence to the approved construction plans, conditions of approval placed by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC), or municipalities, time certain conditions and any applicable codes. Work includes reviewing landscape plans in the field to ensure plan material quantity, quality, location and size; plan suitability; planting practices and irrigation performance meet the approved landscape plan specifications and code requirements. This employee exercises considerable independence in making decisions in the field and office. Reviews and compares landscape plans with approved site plans on file for compliance with requirements. Conducts annual re-inspections of sites to ensure all trees and shrubs are alive and healthy. Ensures parking requirements are satisfied and handicapped access to building entrances is provided. Investigates complaints concerning dead or missing landscape materials. Maintains landscape files, coordinates landscape code violations with Code Enforcement. Answers questions from contractors, applicants and the general public concerning landscape code requirements.
Education & Experience
Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; two (2) years of college level courses in Environmental Science, Biology, Botany, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture or related field or two (2) years of experience as a landscape contractor, nursery manager, forester or related field; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.
Certified Arborist and Certification from Landscaper Inspector Association strongly preferred
Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Considerable knowledge of landscape materials and installation methods common to the landscape industry in South Florida.
Ability to read and interpret site and landscape plan, and to recognize deviations from such plans during the construction process. Ability to identify various plant species indigenous to the County and ecosystems commonly associated with them.
Ability to organize information, maintain records, schedule daily activities and work independently.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas, handle complaints and requests for information, both orally and in writing.
More About SAFEbuilt: One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners with over 800 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
With Growth Comes Opportunity! Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1100 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement. We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.
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