Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 948718
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OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincolns promise To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are Americas Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define who we are, our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (I CARE).
America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
The Office of Construction & Facilities Management (CFM) is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of all major construction projects greater than $10 million. In addition, CFM acquires real property for use by VA elements through the purchase of land and buildings, as well as long-term lease acquisitions. Through the construction and real property programs, CFM delivers to Veterans, high quality buildings, additions, large scale renovations, and structural enhancements. CFM also manages facility sustainability, seismic corrections, physical security, and historic preservation of VA's facilities.
As the Supervisory Landscape Architect you will:
a team of Project Managers that oversee the planning, design, and construction
of new and expanded national cemeteries.
the preparation, review, and execution of site designs, grading plans, urban
designs, landscape plans, irrigation designs, environmental assessments and
public design presentations.
designs result in cost-effective healthful, efficient, and aesthetically
pleasing physical environments.
full support for integrated project delivery (IPD) to improve efficiency, and
streamline construction projects.
data from preliminary surveys and site investigations.
controversial and conflicting engineering and architectural issues involving
landscape architecture, building and construction activities, design standards
and criteria, and related agency requirements.
the agency on interagency task forces, symposiums, and national engineering
councils and conferences explaining the agency's views and objectives.