Professional Positions

To post a position opportunity on this web page, fill out our Job Board Submittal Form. Postings are uploaded manually and make take anywhere from 24 - 48 hours to go live, depending upon the workload in the LA office. Positions will be posted as they are received. The department reserves the right to edit submittals for length and clarity. Your job will normally remain posted for two months unless you instruct us otherwise.

Email: landscapearchitecture@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805.756.1319

 


Keith Willig Landscape Architecture

Design Drafter

Location(s): Menlo Park, California
Contact Name: Keith Willig
Contact Email: keith@keithwilliglandscape.com
Contact Phone: 650-222-2233
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience
Web Sitewww.keithwilliglandscape.com
Job Description:
KWLA is seeking a well-rounded, enthusiastic, and motivated Landscape Design
Drafter to grow with us as the firm takes on an increasing number of
residential projects. The firm specializes in modern design of sustainable
residential landscapes and is looking for an accomplished drafter who shares
excitement in this space. KWLA is a small, busy office, and the qualified
candidate must be comfortable working closely with the other designers and
drafters to collaborate in the creation of project materials. For the right
candidate, this position presents the opportunity to develop and grow with
the firm by providing an integral role to our day-to-day operations. Check us
out at www.keithwilliglandscape.com

Applicants must be located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our Ideal Candidate
Has three to five years' experience in all aspects of design and construction
documentation, including but not limited to: creating diverse and detailed
landscape design documents, providing assistance to project teams, and
possessing a deep understanding of the key principles of landscape
architecture;

Excels at working closely with other team members to deliver design/drafting
content and packages from the conceptual stage through to planning
application and final construction stage
Is skilled at organizing project workloads efficiently and overseeing
multiple projects concurrently;

Possesses a keen interest in sustainable residential landscape architecture,
ecological design initiatives, and environmental issues/solutions

Education and Experience
A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Environmental
Design, or equivalent field from a four-year college/university;

Three to five years related experience and/or training in a design office
environment
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe, Microsoft Office, SketchUP;

An understanding of WELO requirements and a working knowledge of California
native plants

Additional Application Information
KWLA provides an employee benefits program including holidays, sick leave,
vacation, and medical insurance;

Our firm pays close attention to individual strengths and is committed to
fostering growth opportunities for our staff;

Salary of qualified candidate will be commensurate with experience

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and a curated
portfolio or samples of relevant work in PDF format to
keith@keithwilliglandscape.com.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and a
curated portfolio or samples of relevant work in PDF format to
keith@keithwilliglandscape.com.

Submitted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019


MIG Communications

Landscape Design Project Associate

Location(s): Berkeley, CA
Contact Name: Roxanne Evanoff
Contact Email: hr@migcom.com
Contact Phone: 303-440-9200 Ext. 618
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site:
Job Description:
Landscape Design Project Associate

MIG is an award-winning national firm specializing planning, design,
management, science, communications and technology. For over 35 years, we
have been a guiding force in helping our clients and the public think
strategically, communicate effectively, and look beyond convention to produce
meaningful design solutions to improve our communities and protect the
environment.

Our headquarters in Berkeley, California is seeking a full-time talented,
motivated entry- to mid-level landscape design Project Associate to join our
Community and Environmental Design department.

This position will support our Landscape Architecture studio on innovative
public realm projects, each with a goal of sustaining equitable, inclusive
environments that support healthy human development. Duties include, but are
not limited to, graphic production, including the preparation of construction
documents, design presentations, illustrative plans, perspective renderings,
and project research and reports. The studio focuses primarily on parks and
park master plans, plazas and public spaces, children’s environments and
inclusive design.

Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate a passion for the profession, an interest in
camaraderie with colleagues, the ability to work independently or as part of
a team, quality and efficient production skills, excellent communication and
problem-solving abilities, personal organization and managing multiple
priorities with multiple teammates.

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited landscape
architecture program (or equivalent combination of training and experience)
• 1-4 years of relevant work experience in a design firm or applicable
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite
(Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Proven competence in knowledge related to the preparation of construction
documents
• Competence in the use of ArcGIS, Lumion, Revit, Rhino, and SketchUp is a
plus
• Experience in community engagement and oral and/or written proficiency in
multiple languages (e.g., Spanish and Chinese) a plus Candidates must
demonstrate personal organization, excellent communication skills, and an
ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people. Some
weekend or evening work may be requested to meet client deadlines.

How to Apply:
Your application package should demonstrate that you meet the minimum
requirements and skills described above. Please include a cover letter,
resume and portfolio. Cover letters should express a clear interest in
working with MIG and include salary requirements. Portfolios should be in a
PDF format with a maximum file size of 20 MB.
Send via email to Roxanne Evanoff at hr@migcom.com

Submitted on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Interdisciplinary Community Planner

Location(s): San Diego
Contact Name: Lorna Berberabehorr
Contact Email: lorna.berberabe@navy.mil
Contact Phone: (619) 532-2815
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $57,279 to $90,097
Web Site:
https://www.navfac.navy.mil/navfac_worldwide/pacific/fecs/southwest.html
Job Description:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544085300

Interdisciplinary Community Planner/Engineer/Architect

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) is looking for
highly motivated civilian personnel to join our Asset Management team in
support of Navy and Marine Corps installations. This is a full-time federal
government position, NOT a contractor.

As a Community Planner with NAVFAC Southwest, you will plan, coordinate, and
conduct planning and master planning studies to resolve specific facilities
and land use development.

The ideal candidate will have Entry Level to Journeyman level experience in
leveraging in-house technical expertise and management capabilities of other
disciplines (Environmental, Engineering, Real Estate, and Public Works).
Planner will lead mutli-disciplined teams involved with military installation
and asset development and develop proficiency in Information Technology (IT),
Geographic Information System (GIS), Navy software Interoperable Enterprise
Facilities Management (ieFACMAN), eProjects, Electronic Project Generator
(EPG) and Internet Navy Facilities Assets Data Store (iNFADS).  He/She shall
identify areas for improvement, studies processes, recommend changes, studies
impact, and assist with implementation.

Responsibilities:
• Development of planning infrastructure strategies for installations,
using Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), other relevant planning guidance and
land use practices
• Engage in planning and master planning studies to resolve specific
facilities and land use development.
• Guide others in the community to make sure sound, economical repairs are
made to existing facilities.
• Assess contractor proposals for architectural and engineering projects to
analyze cost and price provisions.
• Direct the preparation of engineering estimates, final plans, and
specifications for the maintenance of structures and buildings.
• Advise staff on correct implementation of facilities project management
processes to achieve optimal results.
• Analyze project requirements to schedule or sequence work operations.

Qualifications:
• To qualify for the GS-11: In addition to the responsibilities for this
position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized
experience equivalent experience in private or public sector. Specialized
experience must demonstrate the following:
• Resolving engineering, architecture or community planning problems using
established principles;
• Developing facility plans and objectives including criteria, procedures,
and instructions; and
• Analyzing the impacts (i.e., benefits and liabilities) of facility
projects.

• To qualify for the GS-09: In addition to the responsibilities for this
position, your resume must also demonstrate at lead one year of specialized
experience equivalent experience in private or public sector.  1) Planning
and carrying out work within the established policies and practices while
following instructions and guidelines to resolve encountered problems; 2)
Preparing basic project documentation for projects, basic requirements
documentation for site approval documentation for moderate to complex
projects with minimal review/input; 3) Conducting asset evaluations on a
majority of facility and structure types for review; 4) Participating in land
use planning and site evaluations as a team member point of contact.

Education Requirements:
1. Degree: community planning; or related field such as urban affairs,
architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography,
economics, political science, or public administration that included at least
12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical
elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development
finance. Note: Applicants with degrees in related fields, such as those listed
above, who do not have the 12 semester hours of specified course work must
have had at least 1 year of work experience in community planning acquired
under the supervision and guidance of a community planner.
OR
2. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in
one of the above disciplines, or a combination of related courses totaling at
least 24 semester hours in any combination of the above disciplines of which
at least 12 semester hours were in the planning process, and socioeconomic
and physical elements of planning, plus appropriate experience or additional
education.

Requirements:
• Obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.
• Obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to
entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance
may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
• Obtain U.S. Citizenship
• Some travel is required.

How to Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544085300

Submitted on Monday, September 9, 2019


Falling Waters Landscape

Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Diego
Contact Name: Ryan Prange
Contact Email: ryan@fallingwaterslandscape.com
Contact Phone: (760) 516-1055
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Web Site: https://www.fallingwaterslandscape.com/projects
Job Description:
Falling Waters Landscape of San Diego is seeking to hire a part-time designer
to become a member of the Design/Build production team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As an Associate Designer, you will work closely with the Principal and Lead
Designer from the start of the project (when the client initially reaches
out) to the end (the final walk-through and photoshoot). This is a unique
opportunity because you will be working under licensed contractors in a
competitive high-end residential community of North County San Diego. This
will lend a vast array of experience of client relations, marketing and
strategy, landscape design, and construction management.

-Perform site observations and measuring
-Collect inspiration imagery, site information, and special requests or
concerns from clients prior to design
-Perform planning research by preparing the designers with any restrictions
set forth by the HOA, City, or County for a particular project
-Prepare illustrative plans and imagery for design presentation meetings
-Manage and execute design and construction revisions
-Process permits, coordinate with structural engineer, pool contractors, and
architects
-Lastly, assist with the preparation of policy documents and construction
documents for clients and the workers on the field

Qualifications:

-Has a proficient understanding of AutoCAD and Adobe Suites (mostly Indesign)
-Has experience drawing hand-rendered site plans
-Bachelor's/Associate’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field
-0-3 years of experience as a Landscape Designer
-Microsoft Office experience
-We are looking for someone who works well in a team, takes direction well,
is efficient and pays attention to details, and above all will love to learn
and grow from a very experienced and creative team

Work Schedule:
This position will be part-time. Hours per week will be determined by
necessity and availability.

How to Apply:
Email your resume and portfolio/work sample to the following email:
ryan@fallingwaterslandscape.com

Submitted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Office of Cheryl Barton

Landscape Architect/Designer

Location(s): San Francisco, CA
Contact Name: Laura Cincotta
Contact Email: employment@toocb.com
Contact Phone: 415.551.0090
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Web Site: www.toocb.com
Job Description:
Office of Cheryl Barton is seeking a talented Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect to join our growing creative team.  Ideal candidates have a passion for the integration of art and science and the creation of resilient and transformative landscapes.  Our firm is an idea-driven practice with growth opportunities for individuals who thrive being contributors, have the capacity to think conceptually, and possess exceptional graphic and verbal communications skills. We offer benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Our projects include urban parks and open space, eco-districts, brownfield redevelopment sites, university campuses, museums, and cultural/archaeological landscapes.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Contribute to all aspects of project development including conceptual design, design refinement, construction documents, technical details, and construction observation
- Prepare presentation materials and landscape construction drawing sets and details
- Participate in client meetings and presentations, and interface with design team members
- Conduct research for project development and prepare site analyses
- Carry out special projects that contribute to the operation of the firm, such as marketing, design research, design competitions, and standards development

REQUIREMENTS
- Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture from an accredited program, Masters preferred
- Minimum 2 years of professional practice experience with a strong technical emphasis
- Demonstrated experience preparing schematic design, design development, and construction documents packages
- Demonstrated production of presentation quality graphics and renderings
- Ability to translate conceptual design into construction drawings and details, including grading
- Articulate and able to work collaboratively and autonomously in a team environment
- Working knowledge of California plant materials desired
- Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, Microsoft Office; knowledge of Rhino, Revit, and Lumion a plus
- Valid CA driver license.  Travel to client or job sites may be required.

How to Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume, and portfolio (both graphic and construction drawing examples) as PDF attachments not exceeding 10MB total to employment@toocb.com.  Include SUMMER 2019 LANDSCAPE DESIGNER POSITION in the subject line.  Only candidates meeting the required experience will be considered.

Office of Cheryl Barton is an equal opportunity employer.

Submitted on Tuesday, July 30, 2019


MIG Communications

Landscape Design Project Associate

Location(s): Berkeley, CA
Contact Name: Roxanne Evanoff
Contact Email: hr@migcom.com
Contact Phone: 303-440-9200 Ext. 618
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: www.migcom.com
Job Description:
We have an opening for an entry- to mid-level Project Associate. The position will support our design studio with project research and graphic production, including the preparation of construction documents, design presentations, illustrative plans, perspective renderings and project reports.

This is a full-time position. Candidates must demonstrate a passion for the profession, effective teamwork, the ability to work independently, creative problem-solving, excellent communication and production skills, personal organization and managing multiple priorities.

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited landscape architecture program (or equivalent combination of training and experience)
- Minimum 2 years' work experience in a design firm or equivalent (e.g., landscape contractor, internship, etc.)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, lnDesign)
- Proven competence in knowledge related to the preparation of construction documents
- Proven competence in the use of ArcGIS, Lumion, Revit, Rhino, and SketchUp is a plus
- Experience in community engagement and oral and/or written proficiency in multiple languages (e.g., Spanish and Chinese) a plus

Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment, personal organization, excellent communications and skills, and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people.

How to Apply:
Your application package should demonstrate that  you  meet  the  minimum
requirements  and skills described above. Include  a cover  letter, resume
and portfolio. Cover  letters should express  a clear interest in working
with MIG. Portfolios  should be  in a PDF format  with  a  maximum  file size
of 20 MB. Send via mail or email to hr@migcom.com

If you meet the qualifications above and are passionate about design and
improving our communities, please submit a cover letter, resume, and single
PDF file of representative work (if available) via email to:hr@migcom.com
(reference “Landscape Designer” in the subject line).

MIG values diversity and foster an inclusive workplace and is an equal
opportunity  employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits program, flexible
work schedule, a rewarding work environment, and a creative atmosphere.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Submitted on Friday, July 26, 2019


HDLA

Entry to Mid Level Landscape Architect

Location(s): Nashville
Contact Name: Christopher Mantle
Contact Email: cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com
Contact Phone: 859-312-4320
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:

Web Site: www.hodgsondouglas.com
Job Description:
HDLA, an award-winning landscape architecture firm located in Nashville, TN, is seeking an Entry to Mid-Level Designer with 2-4 years of professional experience to join our energetic and creative design studio.

HDLA is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Firm, committed
to design excellence and the creation of sustainable, beautiful, and memorable landscapes that evoke a sense of place and connect communities to the built environment. HDLA values professional growth, work-life balance, and a collaborative open office environment. HDLA’s diverse portfolio includes high profile urban spaces, parks, retail, mixed-use and civic centers, multi-family residential communities, institutional and campus planning, medical facilities, and green infrastructure. For a more in-depth cross section of work, please visit www.hodgsondouglas.com.

Successful Candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. Candidates must be creative, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities, and able to work collaboratively and confidently within a project team. Candidates should be passionate about design and the practice of landscape architecture and motivated to make an impactful difference in this profession and it’s changing role in shaping built environments.

Skills Required:
• 2-4 years of professional experience
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office required
• Working knowledge of SketchUp and other 3-D modeling programs (Lumion preferred)
• Excellent hand graphics, specifically at the conceptual level
• Broad understanding of plant material selection and use
• Ability to construct and administer CAD drawings in accordance with office standards
• Construction document and detailing experience preferred
• Strong oral, written, and graphic communication skills
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills
• Ability to self-edit work and command a high level of accuracy

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and work samples, in PDF format to Chris Mantle at cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com.

Submitted on Thursday, July 11, 2019


HDLA

Landscape Architect/Project Manager

Location(s): Nashville
Contact Name: Christopher Mantle
Contact Email: cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com
Contact Phone: 859-312-4320
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:

Web Site: www.hodgsondouglas.com
Job Description:
HDLA, an award-winning landscape architecture firm located in Nashville, TN, is seeking a Landscape Architect/Project Manager with 5-10 years of professional experience to join our energetic and creative design studio.

HDLA is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Firm, committed to design excellence and the creation of sustainable, beautiful, and memorable landscapes that evoke a sense of place and connect communities to the built environment. HDLA values professional growth, work-life balance, and a collaborative open office environment. HDLA’s diverse portfolio includes high profile urban spaces, parks, retail, mixed-use and civic centers, multi-family residential communities, institutional and campus planning, medical facilities, and green infrastructure. For a more in-depth cross section of work, please visit www.hodgsondouglas.com.

Successful Landscape Architect Candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. This position serves as the critical contact point between the firm and its clients as well as consultants and contractors with whom we work. As such, strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills are essential to the position. Candidates must be creative, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities, and able to work collaboratively and confidently within a project team. The position serves a crucial role within the overall firm structure and exists to fulfill the overall, as well as day to day, management of individual projects within the firm.  Candidates should be passionate about design and the practice of landscape architecture and motivated to make an impactful difference in this profession and it’s changing role in shaping built environments.

Skills Required:
• 5-10 years professional experience
• Experience in working on Landscape Architecture projects from Concept to Construction Administration
• Technically competent and experienced with both plant and hardscape design
• Well organized
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to communicate via sketches and hand graphics
• Disciplined in time management
• Strong personal skills including phone skills and personal interaction with clients
• Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks/schedules at one time
• Ability to effectively manage and delegate work to Project Designers within the firm
• Ability and Passion for collaboration during the entire design and construction process
• Working toward licensure or licensed
• Self-motivated

Education Requirements:
BLA or MLA from an accredited Landscape Architecture program required.

HDLA offers competitive salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and
work samples, in PDF format to Chris Mantle at cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com.

Submitted on Thursday, July 11, 2019


Urban Arena

Project Designer

Location(s): Oakland
Contact Name: Loren Kortizija
Contact Email: loren@urbanarena.com
Contact Phone: 714-754-4500
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: urbanarena.com
Job Description:
You:
• 0 to 3 years’ experience. Willing to take on an applicant with limited experience who is ready to learn quickly; we care about our employee’s growth & are willing to teach
• A degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign and SketchUp
• Ability to work within a team environment.  We are a growing office with an open & collaborative environment; team chemistry is key
• Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide variety of opportunity & responsibility; we’re looking for candidates who can take a project or task & run with it

A Plus [but not required]:
• Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, 3D Max, Twinmotion & Excel
• Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office
• An active professional member of the ASLA

How to Apply:   
• Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: loren@urbanarena.com
• Please put “Project Designer” in the Subject line
• No phone calls or drop-ins please

Submitted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019


Jordan, Gilbert & Bain Landscape Architects, Inc

Landscape Designer/Drafter

Location(s): Ventura, CA
Contact Name: Cynthia Valdez
Contact Email: cynthia@jordan-gilbert.com
Contact Phone: 8056423641
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site:

Job Description: Currently hiring for a full time, entry level Landscape Designer/Drafter.  Candidate must be well versed in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and Sketch Up.  He/she must a have a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field.  An interest in Irrigation Design would be a benefit.

How to Apply: Please email resumes to Cynthia@jordan-gilbert.com

Submitted on Friday, July 5, 2019


Caltrans

Landscape Associate (Licensed and Unlicensed Landscape Architects)

Location(s): Fresno, CA
Contact Name: Maggie Reid
Contact Email: maggie.reid@dot.ca.gov
Contact Phone: (805) 549-3107
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $5,327.00 - $9,978.00
Web Site: www.dot.ca.gov
Job Description:

Job Description and Duties

Under the supervision of a Senior Landscape Architect, the Landscape
Associate will provide a full range of professional landscape architectural
services.  Though the level of authority will vary depending on the specific
classification Range (A through D) of the selected candidate, the landscape
architectural duties and responsibilities include the following:

• Participate in the preparation of landscape architecture program
preliminary studies, Project Initiation Reports, Project Study Reports,
Projects Reports, and Plans, Specifications and Estimates [PS&E] involving;
highway planting, safety roadside rest areas, vista points, planting and
irrigation rehabilitation, and mitigation projects.

• Participate in the preparation of highway, bridge and other
transportation projects by providing professional landscape architectural
services including; Scenic Resources Determinations, Visual Impact
Assessments, and impact avoidance and mitigation measure recommendations,
documentation for Project Study Report and Projects Report, erosion control
PS&E, planting and irrigation PS&E, and Storm Water Pollution Prevention
Plans.

• Provide project information to; Project and Functional Managers, local,
state and federal agencies, elected officials, utility companies and the
general public.

• Provide professional services to Resident Engineers.

• Participate in the oversight of landscape architectural work performed by
others (e.g. consultants, encroachment permits, and local agency work).

• Provide professional services to Maintenance concerning roadside
vegetation management and irrigation system management.

• Provide professional services to Right-of-Way concerning excess lands,
air space utilization plans, and other property-related activities.

• Provide professional landscape architectural services on special
“non-capital” activities including; task force, design studies and
presentation graphics.

• Provide assistance in identifying landscape architecture program needs
and preparation of programming documents for new State Highway Operation and
Protection Program Roadside projects.

• Communicate with the various segments of the landscape industry
concerning availability of materials and equipment.

• Represent the Central Region at landscape architecture meetings, and
serves on committees and task forces.

• Provide responses to referral letters and requests from the public and
agencies concerning landscape architectural matters.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

How to Apply: Go to
https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=160636

Submitted on Thursday, June 13, 2019


National Park Service - Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program

Outdoor Recreation Planner

Location(s): Los Angeles, CA / San Francisco, CA / Las Vegas, NV / Seattle, WA
Contact Name: Tamara Achan 
Contact Email: Tamara.Achan@opm.gov
Contact Phone: 202-286-9241
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
Job Description: Please visit HERE for additional information and how to apply.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting HERE.

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2019


Serpico Landscaping

Landscape Designer & Project Manager

Location(s): Based in San Ramon, CA 
Contact Name: Linda Carlton 
Contact Email: linda@financestaff.com
Contact Phone: 415-298-4143
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Competitive
Web Site: 
Job Description: Are you a talented landscape designer who is highly organized and committed to a customer-oriented service approach? This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a growing Certified Green Business with a collaborative work environment and a solid reputation, serving in a trusted advisor capacity to both coworkers and clients in the design of efficient planting and water management. 

Serpico Landscaping provides superior landscape management service to commercial businesses apartment complexes and HOA's in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our winning team in our Tri-Valley Branch. Qualified candidates will share our deep commitment to customer satisfaction and will desire to be part of building a successful team in a growing organization. Position reports to the Branch Manager, supports the Sales function, and oversees the Enhancement Management group (6 reports). Competitive compensation package, including base salary, bonus, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, company vehicle, paid industry training, and health, vision and dental benefits. 

This is a key Customer Service and Operations role, with responsibility for designing landscaping and irrigation projects and then translating those projects into reality through the Enhancement Team. This role is committed to the success of the Branch and the overall success of Serpico Landscaping.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Provide Excellent Customer Service by being pro-active and providing thoughtful communication to customers about project topics and details, and by ensuring that all landscaping project issues are responded to in a professional and timely manner. 

Support Solution-Based Enhancement Sales to both existing and potential clients through development of designs for efficient irrigation installations and upgrades, water friendly landscape installations and renovations, landscape design services, and multi-phase landscape enhancement projects. 

Lead Enhancement Operations and Production, providing consulting services related to irrigation water conservation and water-friendly landscape design to maintenance clients as well as potential clients identified in new market segments. Specific duties include: 
• Occasionally performing Irrigation Water Audits and calculating Distribution Uniformity at customer project sites 
• Calculating customer ROI for all applicable upgrade projects and new designs 
• Developing Water Management Action Plans (WMAP) and educating current and potential customers on water savings trends, products, and plants 
• Partnering as an end-to-end Project Manager, supporting the Branch Manager for all sold projects 
• Directing enhancement crews' activities and production on all design / project work 

Support New Business Development by developing relationships at the Water District level, including identifying their positions on current and future Water Management conditions; identifying new customer profile opportunities; and developing strong internal partnerships, including helping pursue project opportunities 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
• At least five (5) years of combined full-time, increasingly responsible professional Landscape Design or Landscape Enhancement Management experience; experience in a related field such as construction or architectural design may be considered in combination with a strong interest in the landscaping industry 
• Current and on-going certifications in Landscape Irrigation Management or Design (QWEL, CLIA, BFQL, ReScapes CA, IA, etc.) highly preferred 
• Proven ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and Pro Landscape, Adobe Autodesk, or Dynascape design tool at a high level of proficiency 
• Current and practical working knowledge of efficient irrigation products and specifications, together with hands-on working experience with installation of landscape irrigation systems(or willingness to train extensively to gain appropriate knowledge) 
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and kneel, bend, stoop, carry, stand, or walk frequently 
• A valid CA driver's license and a clean driving record 
• Must live in or be willing to relocate within reasonable commuting distance to our Tri-Valley locations (San Ramon and Livermore, CA); no relocation allowance available.

How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume in Word or PDF format, together with a cover email stating your interest in the role, to  linda@financestaff.com.  For more information, contact Linda Carlton, 415-298-4143 (phone or text). FinanceStaff is the exclusive recruiting partner for this search; please do not contact the company directly regarding this position.

Submitted on Thursday, May 23, 2019


Broussard Associates Landscape Architects

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Clovis, CA
Contact Name: Terry Broussard
Contact Email: terry@broussardassoc.com
Contact Phone: 559-325-7284
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: competitive
Web Site: www.broussardassoc.com
Job Description:
We are seeking a motivated full time landscape designer with 0-3yrs experience.

Broussard Associates is located in Clovis California, the heart of the Central Valley in one of the fastest growing areas in California.  We are a forward thinking design firm that specializes in Master Planned Community Design and branding, Model Homes, commercial retail and office design, medical campus design, community parks, trails, open spaces and urban design.

Our goal is to "design for people" with an out of the box lens. The same mantra would apply to our office culture, it is about our staff, their work/life balance, career goals and continuing education and passion for landscape architecture. Our desire is that our staff thrives not just survives.

Full time employees receive paid vacation, paid holidays and sick days. Paid Medical, dental and eye care health plan including a 401k plan option.  We compensate based upon skill level and experience.

Our ideal candidate would have a undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. Posses computer and graphic skills in AutoCadd, Adobe Creative Suites, Sketchup, 3d studio max including solid hand graphics and lettering. (we still do a lot of hand sketches and site plan illustratives).

How to Apply: Please call or send a resume with work examples to:
terry@broussardassoc.com or call us at 559-325-7284.  Ask for Terry.

Submitted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019


MTW Group

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Sacramento, CA
Contact Name: Peter Larimer
Contact Email: resumes@mtwgroup.com
Contact Phone: 1-916-369-3990
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: www.mtwgroup.com
Job Description:
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Experience Required: 0-5 years
Education Required: Undergraduate or graduate degree in landscape architecture

Company Description
MTWgroup is a long-established landscape architecture and planning firm in
Sacramento, celebrating over fifty years of professional services to California’s central valley communities. Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, as well as the many benefits of working in a midtown location and living within a few hours’ drive of Lake Tahoe, the San Francisco Bay, the Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, and many other natural, recreational, and cultural landmarks. Sacramento is a diverse city, and MTWgroup’s work culture promotes a balanced lifestyle that draws from that diversity to enhance creativity and productivity which it reinvests in the community.

Candidate Description
MTWgroup seeks a qualified Landscape Designer with a passion for landscape architecture and a desire to become a licensed landscape architect. The successful candidate will be willing to learn more about landscape architecture and related disciplines to become an integral part of a collaborative team, and will meet the following standards:
• Detail-oriented, energetic, creative, talented, versatile.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office – required.
• Proficient in 3D Rendering – preferred.
• Able to follow written and verbal instructions.
• Able to effectively and professionally communicate with clients and co-workers with excellent written, graphic, and verbal skills.
• A commitment to meet deadlines.
•  Equipped with reliable transportation, automobile insurance, and a valid CA driver’s license in order to visit project sites and attend project-related meetings.
• Authorized to work in the United States.

Job Description
• Work directly under the supervision of a landscape architect and collaborate with co-workers, clients, design team members, owners, local and state agency representatives, etc, to provide research and investigation; AutoCAD drafting; preparation of contract documents, cost estimates, specifications, etc.
• Cooperate and assist with other duties as required.

Description of Benefits currently offered to full-time employees
• Competitive salary, paid holidays, and annual leave.
• Medical, Dental, and Disability insurance (Employer contribution – 100 percent)
• 401k Retirement plan with annual employer contribution.
• ASLA membership for actively participating employees.
• Partial reimbursement of CLARB Landscape Architect Registration Examination fees

How to Apply: Interested parties should send a resume and work samples in pdf
to resumes@mtwgroup.com. Please include keyword “resume” in the subject
line and limit submissions to 10 MB total.

Submitted on Friday, May 24, 2019


GSM Landscape Architects, Inc.

Entry Level Landscape Architect

Location(s): Napa Valley, CA
Contact Name: Elizabeth Dunn
Contact Email: info@gsmlainc.com
Contact Phone: (707) 255-4630
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Competitive
Web Site: www.gsmlainc.com
Job Description:
GSM landscape architects, inc. is seeking a motivated, energetic and skilled graduates of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo's unique program. Ideal candidate possesses:

• Excellent computer skills in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, including Sketch-Up, InDesign and Photoshop
• A working knowledge of landscape design principles and materials
• Talent in creating free hand and digital graphics
• Competent written and verbal communication skills
• Capability to listen, be organized and multi-task
• Ability to work independently and within a team setting


As a team member, you will participate in all aspects of conceptual design and master planning to development of construction documents and site observation.  We place an emphasis on high quality finished products with attention to detail.

We are a dynamic, established firm located in the beautiful Napa Valley.  We design for a variety of parks and recreation, campus planning, urban and commercial projects.  The majority of our work is located within the greater Northern San Francisco Bay area, allowing for hands-on follow through during construction.

We offer a personal and paid holiday leave, competitive salary, health, dental and retirement benefits, and support for professional development/continuing education.

Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Landscape Architecture.

How to Apply:
For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, references, digital portfolio (under 10MB file size) and salary requirements request to:

info@gsmlainc.com  (707) 255-4630.


Urban Arena

Entry Level Project Designer - Landscape Architecture

Location(s): San Diego
Contact Name: Katie Hartman
Contact Email: katie@urbanarena.com
Contact Phone: 858-625-0112
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: www.urbanarena.com
Job Description:
We are seeking a full time, Entry Level Project Designer (0-3 years’experience) in the field of landscape architecture for our San Diego office.

Urban Arena [UA] is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning & Design.  With offices in San Diego, Costa Mesa, and Oakland, UA attracts a diverse group of professionals working on a range of projects from Urban Villages, Retail & Entertainment Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities, Community Parks, High-Density Housing & Sports Complexes. Check out our work at www.UrbanArena.com

At UA, we pride ourselves on doing things a little different. We create innovative & forward-thinking design solutions that break away from run of the mill projects. The Project Designer will work directly with the Landscape Architecture team & assist in the design & creation of projects ranging from small parks to large, master-planned communities.

UA believes that when our employees are happy, we, as a company, produce our best work. That’s why we balance work & play – whether it’s off-site “UA Days”, happy hours or 3 pm office walks, we live by the motto that where you work should also be where you enjoy being – and we squeeze as much fun into our work week as possible.

Full-time employees receive vacation, sick days & paid holidays. Full medical, dental & vision coverage are provided in addition to strong continuing education support on an individual basis. We offer flexible working hours with four nine-hour days & a half day every Friday. Compensation is based on skills & experience.

You:
- 0 to 3 years’ experience. UA is willing to take on an applicant with limited experience who is ready to learn quickly. We care about our employee’s growth & are willing to teach
-A degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study
-Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop & InDesign
-Ability to work within a team environment. We are a growing office with an open & collaborative environment. Team chemistry is key.
-Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide variety of opportunity & responsibility. We’re looking for candidates who can take a project or task & run with it

A Plus [but not required]:
-Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, Sketchup,3D Max & Excel
-Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office

How to Apply:
Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:  katie@urbanarena.com Please put “Project Designer” in the Subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Submitted on Thursday, May 2, 2019


Bill Mellett Design

CAD Technician

Location(s): Ojai, CA
Contact Name: Janice Mellett
Contact Email: janice@bmdla.com
Contact Phone: (805) 640-0168
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: bmdla.com
Job Description:
Bill Mellett Design is a growing landscape architecture firm located in Ojai, Ca. specializing in high-end residential and commercial landscapes within Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. We are currently seeking a full-time CAD Technician who has the ability to produce detailed construction documents and assist in creating effective graphic presentations.

This position works closely with the Principal and Project Managers and will also require coordination with Architects and Contractors. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketch Up, and Microsoft Office is a must. Familiarity with Photoshop and Vectorworks is a plus. You will be responsible for drafting various landscape design documents and plans including: presentation plans, layout plans, construction details, irrigation, lighting, and planting plans.

Landscape Design drawing experience is a plus. In addition to the required computer skills, you must be organized, be able to prioritize your work load, possess the ability to meet tight deadlines, and work well within a strong team environment.

What’s in it for you?
•An opportunity to further develop your skill set, increase your working knowledge, and expand your level of involvement in various phases of multiple projects.
•An opportunity to join a landscape architecture firm in the middle of growth and exciting changes.
•Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time.

How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, your resume, compensation requirements, and examples of your work to janice@bmdla.com. This is an on-site employment position.

Submitted on Monday, April 29, 2019


Bill Mellett Design

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Ojai, CA
Contact Name: Janice Mellett
Contact Email: janice@bmdla.com
Contact Phone: (805) 640-0168
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: bmdla.com
Job Description:
Bill Mellett Design is a growing landscape architecture firm located in Ojai, CA specializing in high-end residential and commercial landscapes within Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. We are currently seeking a full-time, entry level Landscape Designer with a degree in Landscape Architecture and experience working in a Landscape Architecture office.

This position works closely with the Principal and coordinates with Clients,
Consultants, and Contractors. Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Graphics Programs, and Microsoft Office is a must. Familiarity with Vectorworks Landmark is a plus. You will be responsible for site analysis and design, drafting documents and plans including: presentation plans, layout plans, construction details, irrigation, lighting, and planting plans, and be able to apply local codes to projects as needed.

In addition to the above, you must be organized, be able to prioritize your work load, possess the ability to meet tight deadlines, and work well within a strong team environment.

What's in it for you?
• An opportunity to further develop your skill set, increase your working
knowledge, and expand your level of involvement in various phases of multiple projects.
• An opportunity to join a landscape architecture firm in the middle of growth and exciting changes.
• Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time.

How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, compensation requirements, and examples of your work to janice@bmdla.com. This is an on-site employment position.

Submitted on Monday, April 29, 2019 


Curtis Horticulture, Inc

Landscape Designer / Project Coordinator

Location(s): San Jose, CA
Contact Name: Stephanie Curtis
Contact Email: careers@curtishort.com
Contact Phone: 408-280-7339
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: www.CurtisHort.com
Job Description:
The Landscape Designer / Project Coordinator position is an integral part of our 5-person management team. We strive for excellence in our work, and pride ourselves on providing innovative designs in keeping with current trends, as well as building gardens utilizing modern materials and highly-efficient irrigation systems. Opportunity to see jobs from design through to construction, with position involving both design studio time and field time assisting with project management and build quality.

Curtis Horticulture, Inc. is an award-winning Landscape Architecture and Landscape Construction firm building modern gardens with an ecological approach. We’ve been in business for 16 years and have a dedicated team of over 20 staff members. Please visit our website at http://www.CurtisHort.com to view our portfolio of work.

Responsibilities:
-Site measurements and drafting of landscape design plans in AutoCAD
-Design documentation / specifications
-Develop marketing materials and presentation materials for clients
-Provide support to landscape construction department – takeoffs, estimating, contracts, pricing and sourcing specialty materials, plant procurement, project management / client relations

Benefits:
-Competitive salary based on experience
-Health and dental benefits
-Simple IRA with employer matching
-Paid time off, paid holidays, paid professional development (LA licensure)

Requirements:
-Degree in Landscape Architecture
-2+ years experience in the landscaping industry (will consider ambitious entry-level applicant)
-Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel
-Excellent communication skills
-CA Driver’s license with good driving record

How to Apply: Please send your resume to careers@curtishort.com and include a
cover letter and samples of your work.

Submitted on Monday, April 29, 2019


Campion Walker Landscapes

Studio Support

Location(s): Topanga, CA
Contact Name: Patty Gum
Contact Email: patty@campionwalker.com
Contact Phone: 310-455-2125
Contact FAX: 310-455-2121
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Web Site: https://www.campionwalker.com/
Job Description:
CAMPION WALKER LANDSCAPES
We are a small, boutique landscape design, build and nurture firm located in Topanga, CA specializing in high end residential projects. We are currently seeking a full time Studio Support person to round out our team.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Studio Support role is focused on connecting and supporting the projects
and people of Campion Walker. Studio Support management responsibilities include overseeing workflows, deliverables, standards and client communication. Studio Support design responsibilities include CAD, presentation material and production plan work within a fast- paced design studio.

KEY SKILL SET
-Mandatory proficiency in: AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop, SketchUp, Microsoft
Office.
-Remaining Adobe Suite programs and additional rendering software a plus.
-Strong organizational skills, independent work habits and strong
verbal/written communication is a must.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
-Design Associates (DAs) report to Studio Support for workflow and expectations and work as a team to output projects on tight schedules.
-Partners with Director of Operations to execute projects on PM schedule
-Liaises with design clients and takes responsibility for client communication
and satisfaction.
-Reports into Principal and Senior designer for both Project Management and Design project support.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Project Management
-Oversee organization of incoming information of project leads and their transition to design clients, build clients, and maintenance clients.
-Manage designer tasks and workflow, including time reporting, project hour accounting, and client deliverables.
-Oversee organization of project files and studio-wide standard templates, as well as spreadsheet information repositories and information/reference libraries.
-Proactively work with Director of Operations to transition projects from design to build phases, overseeing budget, schedule, and delivery of necessary detail drawings.
-Interface between Operations (estimates, materials, timing) and Design prior
to mid Client meeting to offer more tactile understanding of design to answer Client questions.

Design
-Act as daily support for Principal, Director of Operations and all design team associates with work in AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp as needed in order to facilitate meeting project design deadlines.

How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, compensation history, and
examples of your work to Patty@campionwalker.com.  Any questions, please call
the office at 310.455.2125.

Submitted on Monday, April 29, 2019


Farmscape

Landscape Sales & Design Manager

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Nicki Sherman
Contact Email: employment@farmscapegardens.com
Contact Phone: 323-454-2888
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience
Web Site: www.farmscapegardens.com
Job Description:
Farmscape is the nation’s largest urban farming company. We design,
install, and maintain  urban farms and sustainable landscapes in a wide
variety of venues. Our Los Angeles office is seeking a Landscape Sales &
Design Manager to work on our residential, agrihood and corporate projects.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Identify and contact potential clients
-Meet with clients to develop urban farm and sustainable landscape designs
-Complete attractive landscape designs using AutoCAD or similar software
-Submit designs to clients, schedule all design and construction meetings
-Generate accurate cost estimates based on approved landscape layouts
-Relay project details to construction team and collaborate with foreman to manage project schedule
-Generate plant lists, place orders and lay out plant materials at job sites
-Order hardscape and other materials for jobs
-Develop strong client relationships and manage client concerns during design and construction phases
-Communicate details for completed project transitions to maintenance team
-Assist with development of marketing materials

Qualifications:

-Well-rounded plant knowledge, with a focus on edibles, fruit trees and California natives
-Landscape Architecture/Management degree or equivalent field experience; licensed landscape architect a bonus
-Energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter
-Highly organized
-Strong communication and customer service skills; previous sales experience preferred
-AutoCAD experience a must; SketchUp, Illustrator, Photoshop a plus
-Strong PC, Google Doc & Excel skills

Compensation:

-Salary commensurate with experience
-Health insurance through CaliforniaChoice
-401(k) plan with employer matching
-Paid vacation
-Mileage reimbursement @ IRS recommended rate of $0.58/mi for site visits

For more information, please visit our website at www.farmscapegardens.com.

How to Apply: Email the following to employment@farmscapegardens.com

-Resume and Cover Letter outlining your previous work experience and interest in the position
-Portfolio of completed projects
-Three references

Submitted on Thursday, April 25, 2019


True Greenscapes

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Tulare, CA
Contact Name: Nicholas Nahial
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (559) 936-7557
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site:
Job Description: Truegreenscapes is currently seeking a full-time Landscape Concept Designer to join our team. Applicant must have knowledge of the following: AutoCAD, ability to design water efficient landscape (MAWA and ETWU), and be able to complete full construction drawings and create estimates. Applicant will be asked to create a sample yard design.
 
How to Apply: Send a resume and sample yard design to:
resume@truegreenscapes.com
 
Submitted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 


Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Project Manager

Location(s): San Francisco, CA
Contact Name: Claire Mooney
Contact Email: cmooney@parksconservancy.org
Contact Phone: (415) 561-3075
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: https://www.parksconservancy.org/
Job Description: The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit support partner to six of the Bay Area’s open space management agencies, including the National Park Service and the Presidio Trust. The Projects & Design team works to preserve and restore natural habitat and cultural features, rehabilitate trails and trail corridors, improve facilities for park visitors, and plan and design parks for the future with the community. The team also supports improvements to Conservancy facilities used for offices, retail, food service, visitor centers, education and volunteer programs, and native plant nurseries.

The Project Manager manages the planning, design, and implementation of park projects, with a focus on facilities and utilities maintenance and rehabilitation. The Project Manager manages multiple projects simultaneously and serves as the primary liaison to the Conservancy’s Facilities Maintenance Department.

How to Apply: https://www.parksconservancy.org/careers

Submitted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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