State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PARKS PLANNER AIDE
Performs skilled subprofessional work in design and development of park projects.
Lays out, sketches, renders, drafts, and details park designs, as assigned;
Assists professional park planners, landscape architects, and other personnel field as rodman, chainman, or operator of alidade, dumpy level, or transit;
Computes cost estimates of implementation of park designs, based upon office records;
Maintains map and plan files up‑to‑date and in proper order;
May supervise and instruct unskilled engineering, planner, or forestry aides, as assigned;
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: principles, practices, and instruments used in sketching, rendering, and drafting of park designs, fundamentals of surveying.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Graduation from high school and three years of experience as parks planning assistant, engineering aide, forestry aide, geologic aide, or closely related work.
College education in park planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, or closely allied field may be substituted, year for year, for experience.
Class Specification History
Revised September 1, 1966 Revises minimum qualifications
Revised September 14, 1979 General revision, class code change from 6439 to 6700 per salary survey
New class code: (formerly 67000) effective July 1, 2007