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.

Phone: 805.756.1319

BrightView Design Group

Designer Landscape Architecture

Location(s): Denver, CO
Contact Name: Heather Fritton
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 303-640-5203
Salary Range: $50,000-$65,000
Web Site:
Job Description:
BrightView Design Group
Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your crew. We’re looking for a Designer to join our team.

Here’s what you’d do:
BrightView Design Group is looking to build upon our existing team capabilities with a Designer for our team. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking a creative, collaborative office culture with significant opportunities for long-term professional growth. We are focused on finding a creative and passionate design professional to help continue to grow our practice and broaden our geographic influence.

You’d be responsible for:
In this role you will be exposed to all aspects of a project, including a wide range of activities.  You will be placed on projects as needed and have to collaborate with numerous team members. Demonstrating a base proficiency in all aspects of project delivery. Demonstrating teamwork, initiative and a strong work ethic.

You might be a good fit if you have:
• Experience working in a planning and landscape architecture firm preferred
• Initial CAD familiarity / standard BVDG CAD processes
• QA/QC familiarity
• Initial design process and graphics familiarity
• Ability to evaluate and select materials and products
• Exceptional Presentation Skills
• Personally engaged in activities that show Leadership
• Hand Drawing / Rendering Skills
• Interest in landscape systems such as 3D, technical systems including - constructability, grading, sections, etc.
• Experience leading (ASLA Student Chapters etc.)
• Adobe Suites - Working knowledge of all components
• BIM Software, Revit, Rhino, Auto Desk 3DS Max, LandFX, Sketch-up, Enscape,
• Lumion or equal experience preferred.

Here’s what to know about working here:
At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit crew who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home.

If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

In addition to industry-leading development opportunities, you’ll also have benefits and perks like:
• Competitive salary
• Paid time off
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Think you’ve found your crew?
BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
Last Updated
Apr 15, 2021
Pay Range
$50,000 - $65,000

How to Apply:
Apply here:

Submitted on Friday, April 16, 2021

The Satre Group

Entry Level position- 0-3 years experience

Location(s): Eugene, OR
Contact Name: Richard Satre
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 541-686-4540
Salary Range: commensurate with experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
The Firm:  We are a land use planning, landscape architecture and environmental consulting firm with a close working relationship with other professionals and disciplines in the community. We work in an open studio environment within a renovated historic building in a mixed-use neighborhood near downtown. We actively listen to each other and our clients. We develop land use plans, master plans, and site-specific designs which are responsive to the community’s context, client’s aspirations and project budget. We research, plan and design thoughtfully with an understanding of how our design decisions affect our community and environment. We seek candidates that possess our values of craft, creativity, communication and stewardship.

The Position:  We are looking for a candidate with a strong design sensibility. Someone who is motivated, detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks and manage responsibilities. The ideal candidate is a strong collaborator, highly organized, analytical and responsive to changes in priorities and schedules. The candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Effective and proven working knowledge of AutoCAD is required.  Working knowledge of QGIS, AutoCAD 3D, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp, Lumion and Microsoft Office is a plus. Completion of CAD test will be required as part of the review process.

Examples of Work Performed:  A person in this position works under the direct supervision of a senior member of the firm – a landscape architect, a project manager or a firm principal.  A person in this position may at times
work alone or in a team with fellow employees.  Specific assignments will range from large and complex to small and straight-forward.  Examples include preparation of base files, site plans, planting plans, irrigation plans, and construction details.  There may also be assignments which could include property research, code analysis, client or consultant meetings, and land use application assistance. Preparation of master plans and 2D and 3D illustrations round out possible assignments.

Compensation:  Compensation is commensurate with ability. A comprehensive benefit package is included. The Satre Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture or similar from an accredited program is required.

Submittal Requirements: Email in pdf format maximum of 10 MB file size: Cover letter, resume with education, work experience and a minimum of two references. Include a Digital Portfolio with work samples, including at least one cad drawing. Work samples to include a brief description of the project, timeframe and your role.  Send to:

Date Posted: April 15, 2021.    Posting Closes: May 15, 2021

How to Apply: Email in pdf format maximum of 10 MB file size: Cover letter, resume with education, work experience and a minimum of two references. Include a Digital Portfolio with work samples, including at least one cad drawing. Work samples to include a brief description of the project, timeframe and your role.  Send to:

Submitted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Melton Design Group

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Chico
Contact Name: Teresa Walsh
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 530-899-1616
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and desire
Web Site:
Job Description:
Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a variety of projects?  Are you ready to work on all facets of a project?  Join our diverse, well-rounded staff; become an essential part of our team.

Melton Design Group, Inc. is an award-winning Landscape Architecture & Planning firm in Chico and Sacramento, CA.  We create innovative, responsible designs that inspire and connect communities.  Our focus is on park design, urban planning, sustainable environments, agritourism, architectural envisioning and residential design.

Some of our recent and current exciting projects include:
Meriam Park Development – Chico, CA    
Hope Plaza – Paradise, CA
Turtle Bay Exploration Center – Redding, CA
Riverbend Park – Oroville, CA
Rotary Centennial Park – Chico, CA
West River Park – Truckee, CA
Truckee Market Square – Truckee, CA
Forebay Rowing Complex – Oroville, CA

Landscape Architectural Drafting Technician Opening
Desired skills and areas of training:

  • 2D Drafting landscape plans in AutoCAD,
  • Land F/X skills are highly desired,
  • Create material and vision boards,
  • 3D Modeling in SketchUp and/or Lumion,
  • Digital and hand-drawn rendering,
  • Strong verbal and writing skills.

Preferred experience with the following:

  • Good knowledge of, and proficiency with, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word and Excel,
  • Basic skills of hand sketching, Photoshop, SketchUp and In-Design,
  • Ability to read construction plans,
  • Self-motivated, work independently, as well as in a collaborative team environment,
  • Organized, detail-oriented and able to communicate professionally,
  • Enthusiasm to learn,
  • Possess a curious, creative mind and design eye.

Chico and the North Valley is a great place to live and work. . . Bidwell Park follows Chico Creek from downtown Chico to the forested Sierra wilderness; a vibrant Downtown of shops and restaurants plus tree-lined neighborhoods to live and raise a family; ease of access to the Bay area, the North Coast and the Sierra Nevada Mountains and beyond. . . all create the perfect setting for an active recreation lifestyle.

We are looking to hire one person to join the Chico office.  Hours required are 40 hours/week.  Pay is commensurate with experience.  Interested persons should submit a Cover Letter, resume and work samples that highlight technical and conceptual design abilities.  Submit via Email to or in person at 820 Broadway Street, Chico.

How to Apply: Submit via Email to or in person at 820 Broadway Street, Chico.

Submitted on Monday, April 5, 2021

Sage Ecological Landscapes

Landscape Sales & Operations Manager

Location(s): San Luis Obispo County
Contact Name: Rita Flores
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805) 574-0777
Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000
Web Site:
Job Description:

Landscape Sales and Operations Manager
Job Details:
Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 a year + profit sharing incentives
Job Type: Full Time
Benefits: 401k, health insurance, paid time off

Qualifications (required):
• Custom Landscape Design & Construction: 3 years
• Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or similar
• Driver’s License and Clean Driving Record
• Computer and Smart Phone Literacy

Job Description:
Sage Ecological Landscapes has been designing and installing beautiful landscapes for primarily residential customers on the central coast of
California for over 16 years. Our dedicated team is focused on working closely with clients to create high quality landscape designs that work well
with the environment to create functional outdoor living spaces, with an emphasis on sustainability and teamwork.

Sales and Operations Manager Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will work directly with Sage’s team to assist with growing and running the company. This person will lead landscape sales from design through estimating and construction to final walk through. They will be the primary point of contact for clients and will coordinate with the design and installation team to insure successful completion of landscape projects. They must have strong working field knowledge in designing and constructing gardens, excellent communication skills, experience in sales, and be able to supervise crews. We are looking for a long-term employee who is hard working and dedicated with an ownership mentality.

• Acquire new landscape sales leads to drive the sales pipeline by fostering strategic partnerships, and assisting with group marketing efforts
• Lead sales presentations for customers
• Assist with landscape design, estimating, ordering, and budgeting
• Coordinate between customers, project manager, project designer, crews, and vendors to ensure smooth and timely completion of projects
• Manage crews, overseeing and maintaining a high level of quality control, and increasing productivity
• Ensure proper safety and compliance
• Ensure equipment is repaired and maintained when required.
• Oversee that crews' time sheets & receipts are turned in and accurate.

How to Apply: Email your resume to

 Submitted on Thursday, March 25, 2021



Location(s): Irvine
Contact Name: Jerico Farfan
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 949-514-7906
Web Site:
Job Description:
Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your team. We’re looking for a Designer to join our team.

Here’s what you’d do:

BrightView Design Group is looking to build upon our existing team capabilities with a Designer for our team. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking a creative, collaborative office culture with significant opportunities for long-term professional growth. We are focused on finding a creative and passionate design professional to help continue to grow our practice and broaden our geographic influence.

You’d be responsible for:
• In this role you will be exposed to all aspects of a project, including a wide range of activities.
• You will be placed on projects ad needed and have to collaborate with numerous team members.
• Demonstrating a base proficiency in all aspects of project delivery.
• Demonstrating teamwork, initiative and a strong work ethic.

You might be a good fit if you have:
• Initial CAD familiarity / standard BVDG CAD processes
• QA/QC familiarity
• Initial design process and graphics familiarity
• Understanding of project contracts, budgets, profitability, scheduling and staffing
• Ability to evaluate and select materials and products
• Exceptional Presentation Skills
• Personally engaged in activities that show Leadership
• Hand Drawing / Rendering Skills - Able to think with a pencil
• Interest in landscape systems such as 3D, technical systems including - constructability, Grading, sections, etc.
• Confidence , self-assured - Well Spoken can enter a room and provide opinions
• Experience leading (ASLA Student Chapters etc.)
• Adobe Suites - Working knowledge of all components
• Knowledge / interest in HTML / Web Design
• BIM software : Revit, Rhino, Auto Desk 3DS Max, LandFX , Sketch-up, Enscape, Lumion or equal.

Here’s what to know about working here:

At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit team who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home.

If you’re looking to join a team of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

In addition to industry-leading development opportunities, you’ll also have benefits and perks like:
• Competitive salary
• Paid time off
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Think you’ve found your team?

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer

How to Apply: Please apply at:

Submitted on Friday, March 19, 2021

Campion Walker Landscapes

Design Associate

Location(s): Topanga
Contact Name: Edward Chavez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (310) 455-2125
Contact FAX: (310) 455-2121
Web Site:
Job Description:
We are a boutique landscape design, build and nurture firm located in Topanga, CA specializing in high end residential projects. We are currently seeking a full time Design Associate person to round out our team.


Design Associate responsibilities include site design and presentation graphics within a fast- paced design studio. There would be additional opportunity for garden nurturing and plant design work in the field.


Candidates should have proficiency in: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. Candidates must have excellent plant knowledge especially of Southern California climate appropriate, drought tolerant plants. Knowledge of local city landscape codes is a plus. Strong organizational skills, self- starting, independent work habits and strong verbal/written communication are essential.


Design Associate reports to Senior Designer for direction and work within a team to output projects on tight schedules. Liaises with maintenance clients and takes responsibility for communication and client satisfaction.


Act as daily design studio support with work in AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as needed in order to facilitate meeting project deadlines. Track deliverables for projects.


Work in partnership with Principal and Senior designers to maintain client gardens to a high standard of care. Duties include interfacing with client to implement and track garden care, follow up and supervise refresh planting, tree and lawn care, trimming etc. that fall outside of the weekly maintenance.

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

Submitted on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

vanderToolen Associates, Inc

Entry Level Landscape Design Associate

Location(s): Napa, Sacramento
Contact Name: Douglas Hodge
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 707-224-2299
Salary Range: To be determined
Web Site:
Job Description: vanderToolen Associates (vTA) is looking for recent Landscape Architecture Graduates for entry level positions to join our teams in Northern California.  The ideal candidate will work with Designers and Project Managers to imagine design concepts, create presentation graphics and assist with construction documents.  Knowledge of AutoCAD, Land F/X, Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion and SketchUp as well as, Microsoft Office, is desired.

How to Apply: Please send resume and selected examples of work not exceeding 8 mb. to

Please do not call

Submitted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Greenspace - The Cambria Land Trust

Landscape & Property Maintenance Contractor

Location(s): Cambria, CA
Contact Name: Ali Wolman
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805-927-2866
Salary Range: Interested contractors to propose weekly, monthly or job-dependent bid
Web Site:
Job Description:
SEEKING: Licensed Landscaping Contractor to Provide Property Maintenance Services

Greenspace, an environmental advocacy organization and land trust, is seeking a landscaping contractor who will regularly visit its properties and perform maintenance tasks. Most duties and tasks involve the 1.6 acre Greenspace Creekside Reserve and the 25 acre Strawberry Canyon site.

For more information about Greenspace please visit

• Provide outdoor property maintenance services with general supervision.
• Make daily visits to the Greenspace Creekside Reserve to check for and remove debris and trash.
• Identity property maintenance needs.
• Inspect and maintain the Chinese Temple at Greenspace Creekside Reserve.
• Maintain all Greenspace properties in compliance with CCSD vegetation removal ordinances and California conservation land laws.
• Interface with neighboring property owners and report concerns and issues to the Board of Greenspace.
• Interact with homeless/transient individuals who camp on the Creekside Reserve or any other Greenspace property to request that they leave and remove their possessions. Interactions should be limited to above request; any issues should be reported to a designated Greenspace Supervisor.
• Report any property safety concerns and/or emergencies to Greenspace.
• Determine his/her own schedule and report to a designated Greenspace Supervisor
• Provide a simple summarized report of all accomplishments and work in progress for each property at month end to a designated Greenspace Supervisor.
• Work with direction from Greenspace Board of Directors and/or a designated Greenspace Supervisor.

Desired Qualifications:
• Responsible, dependable, good-natured and able to work with minimal supervision.
• Familiar with Cambria and respectful of its beauty and environment.
• A licensed contractor familiar with OSHA and State of California regulations who carries his/her own insurance.
• Can provide equipment including chainsaws, mowers, weed trimmers, etc.

Compensation and Contract Term:
• Monthly compensation is negotiable.
• Greenspace will review bids from qualified parties.
• Additional work may be available in conjunction with projects funded by a Grant Contract or another outside funding source as agreed to by Contractor and the Greenspace Board of Directors.

To Apply and Bid:
For more information, please contact Ali Wolman at the Greenspace Office. She will provide a short application and a detailed list of monthly tasks. Qualified applicants will be invited to tour and inspect Greenspace properties prior to bidding.

Ali Wolman
805 927-2866

How to Apply: email for job application materials OR call 805 927 2866 for more information and leave your name, phone number and or email address for us to get back to you.

Submitted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Karen Aitken and Associates

Landscape Designer

Location(s): South San Francisco Bay Area
Contact Name: Pam Jones
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 831-234-3775
Salary Range: Competitive salary based on experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
A well-established Landscape Architecture and Design Firm is in search of an enthusiastic Cal Poly graduate with a degree in Landscape Architecture and a passion for learning the profession. Karen Aitken & Associates has been beautifying the South San Francisco Bay Area for 40 years. Karen is looking forward to mentoring a next-gen Landscape Architect.

We are a very busy firm, with an interesting mix of clients and project types. Our team works remotely, from all parts of the globe. Candidates should be confident in their design skills, competent with CAD, and adept at hand rendering. We are especially looking for a great communicator, who can develop a nice rapport with our clients. Most of your work would be done remotely, with a weekly visit to project sites. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

How to Apply: Please submit your portfolio along with your resume to

Submitted on Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 17:46

US Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District

Landscape Architect

Location(s): Sacramento, California
Contact Name: Richard Torbik
Contact Phone: 916-557-6698
Web Site:
Job Description: Recent graduate to more senior level. Serves as a landscape architect responsible for a variety of professional duties for a wide range of conventional and non-conventional projects.  Current work for the Civil Works Mission includes unique habitat restoration planting projects along the Sacramento River and American River flood control projects.  Work can also range to more conventional landscape architecture design projects for the Military Construction Program, for example dining halls and barracks, and medical offices for the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Please see the Sacramento District website at for more information. Please see the announcement on for information on how to apply.

How to Apply: Please apply at

Submitted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Mark Thomas

Landscape Designer

See the Landscape Designer position flyer HERE.

Location(s): Irvine, CA
Contact Name: Kelly Mitchell
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 916-712-2863
Job Description:
Mark Thomas is looking to add an intermediate level Landscape Designer to our growing Landscape Architecture and Urban Design team! This is an excellent full-time opportunity for a motivated and skilled Landscape Architecture professional interested in working on a diverse list of projects while making their mark based in our Irvine office. Qualified candidates for this position will collaborate closely with other creative design professionals on projects ranging from Southern California to the Oregon border, including: complete streets, urban streetscapes, green streets, public parks, bridges, active transportation & trail design, and community development.

• Involvement in all project phases from master planning to construction documents and construction assistance.
• Creation of conceptual design drawings.
• Creation of presentation graphics, 3D & Sketch up models.
• Participation in community outreach programs.
• Development of construction documents including plans and cost estimates.
• Assistance and support to business development activities.
• Engagement with clients & consultant coordination.

• Degree in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design from an accredited program.
• Experience at a landscape architectural, civil, and/or transportation consulting firm.
• Experience preparing construction documents (plans, details, cost estimates, specs).
• Excellent hand and digital graphic skills. Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Suite.
• Strong planting and irrigation knowledge.
• Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, lnDesign,
Illustrator). SketchUp skills are beneficial.

How to Apply: Visit for more information.

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2020

Wade Graham Landscape Studio

Freelance Landscape Design / Technical Drawing

Location(s): Los Angeles (remote)
Contact Name: Ezra Rawitsch
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 2133790220
Salary Range: Market negotiable
Job Description:
Los Angeles -based landscape design firm seeks freelance technical landscape drawing services. Vectorworks expertise required. Landscape architectural and/or architectural drafting experience required. Compensation based on project needs—percent complete or hourly fee, negotiable. Position can be remote.

•Work directly with firm principal & founder to develop and deliver landscape plans for a variety of residential & institutional garden design projects.

•Must have substantial Vectorworks experience; firm uses Vectorworks as primary design software

How to Apply: Please submit resumes or portfolios by email to, along with a short cover letter.

Submitted on Friday, February 19, 2021

Scenic Scapes, Inc.

Part-Time Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Carlos
Contact Name: Kelly Lau
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 6509355510
Web Site:
Job Description:
Scenic Scapes, Inc. is an award-winning, high residential design/build company based in San Carlos. Our project locations range from Hillsborough to Los Altos Hills and incorporate custom structures, water features, outdoor kitchens, pools and spas, fire features, ambient lighting and complementary plant palettes.

We are in need of a landscape designer to work directly with our design staff. The main components of this position include measuring sites, preparing AutoCAD base sheets, coordination with planning/building
departments for requirements/setbacks, completing designs based on red lines from our lead designer, ordering materials/appliances for construction projects, and pulling materials samples for clients.

Landscape Designer Essential Skills:
• Ability to juggle disparate tasks with varying timelines
• Creative, residential landscape design abilities
• Strong computer knowledge and graphics/presentations of designs
• Able to improvise and self-sufficient
• Meet projects deadlines and intuitive understanding of priority tasks

Required experience:
• Accredited Landscape Design Education: 4 years
• AutoCAD: 1 year
• Landscape Design Experience: minimum 1 year of experience
• Plant Knowledge: Good to excellent plant knowledge in local zones
• Digital: Sketchup or other 3d rendering ability is a plus!

How to Apply: Please submit resumes and samples of work to

Submitted on Thursday, February 18, 2021

Department of Defense, Department of the Navy

Facility Planner

Location(s): Monterey
Contact Name: Harry Housen
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 831-656-3336
Salary Range: $48,000 - $59,000
Job Description:
Naval Support Activities Monterey (NASM) is seeking to hire an entry level or recent graduate with a degree in landscape architecture, architecture, urban planning, geography or civil engineering to support facility planning at the Navy Postgraduate School (NPS) and other associated installations in and around Monterey, CA.  The Naval Postgraduate School is a graduate university offering masters and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and international partners. The Postgraduate School is located on the site of the Del Monte Resort a historic site anchored by the Hotel Del Monte.  The NPS site also includes several buildings designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill under the direction of Walter Netsch.

Job description:
This position is for an entry level Facility Planner with a strong background in physical planning to join the NSAM Public Works Department - the Asset Management Branch.  Public Works is responsible for a full range of facilities engineering products and services, with expertise in acquisition, public works, capital improvements, environmental, real estate, and planning and asset management.

1. Participate on interdisciplinary teams to develop and evaluate alternatives for site plans, construction documents and expansion and
renovation projects.
2. Contribute planning knowledge to help lead interdisciplinary teams through decision process.
3. Develop site plans, asset inventories, basic facility requirements and other Navy established planning products and processes.
4. Develop fact sheets, informational materials, graphic representations, and other communications materials for internal meetings, public meetings, non‐federal sponsors and stakeholders, district leadership, and congressional inquiries.
5. Use graphic, written and verbal communication to meet communications requirements.
6. Support public outreach efforts such as scoping meetings, sponsor
meetings, and comment processing and response.
7. Assists Planner/PMs and leadership in developing study plans and schedules, defining technical requirements and analyses, projected costs, and related plan formulation activities.
8. Interface with planning and design consultants in development of projects.

• U.S. Citizenship required.
• A Bachelor or Master Degree in landscape architecture, architecture, geography, urban/city planning or civil engineering from an accredited university.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, InDesign, Adobe Suite, SketchUp, ArcGIS, Microsoft Suite and Land F/X is desirable
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting processes, codes, and requirements.

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

Benefits including and not limited to:
1. A matching 401K (TSP) plan
2. Insurance and 104 hours of sick and 104 hours of vacation annually,
3. Opportunities to further your career through continuous learning and other training.

How to Apply:
Anyone wishing consideration for this opportunity should submit a resume, work samples, statement of interest and transcripts.

The application package will be submitted via email to For questions regarding this recruitment, inquire via email to

Submitted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Red Roots Landscape

Entry Level Landscape Architect or Designer

Location(s): Gilroy CA
Contact Name: Monique Medina
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (408)683-0336
Job Description:
Entry level Landscape architect/designer:
•Meet with clients, engineers, and building architects to understand the requirements of a project
•Prepare site plans, specifications, and cost estimates
•Coordinate the arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures
•Prepare graphic representations of plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) software and SketchUp
•Select appropriate landscaping materials
•Analyze environmental reports on land conditions, such as drainage and energy usage
•Work with project managers to Inspect landscape project progress to ensure that it adheres to plans
•Assist with permitting process.

Landscape architects design attractive and functional residential areas. They also plan the locations of buildings, walkways, flowers, shrubs, and trees.

Ability to use CADD software, to prepare models of proposed work. Present these models to clients for feedback and then prepare the final look of the project. Willing to learn the software we use.

Our goal for you is to allow you to gain the experience to move forward with your career and grow as a landscape architect.

How to Apply: Please send us your resume or give us a call to set up an interview.

Submitted on Friday, February 5, 2021


Landscape Architecture Design Associate

Location(s): Carmel
Contact Name: Brandi Briscoe
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8316593820
Web Site:
Job Description:
Rana Creek Habitat Restoration, Carmel, CA. is looking for a Landscape Architecture Design Associate who is interested is proficient in AutoCAD 2014-2017, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator, and Microsoft Office is expected. Must have the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions in the English language. The ability to work independently, cooperatively, and collaboratively with fellow employees, customers, clients, and the public is also desired.

Employment type: full-time

Responsibilities and Duties

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Basic researching of materials and products for suitability in landscape and architectural projects
  • Help prepare plans for planting, irrigation, site plans, and layouts for living roofs, landscapes, and park projects
  • Assist on maintaining records, preparing graphics, and reports
  • Attend periodic field investigations of landscape and restoration projects under construction
  • Help review plans submitted by consultants
  • Dedicated to idea-driven work
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of ecological design, California native plants, irrigation design and water reuse systems a plus

BLA, MLA or equivalent

Job Types: Full-time

Sketchup: 2 years (Required)
AutoCAD: 2 years (Required)

Architecture License (Preferred)

How to Apply:

Submitted on Thursday, February 4, 2021

KLA, Inc

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Modesto, CA
Contact Name: Matt Hawks
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 209-532-2856
Job Description:
About the Firm
KLA is a Landscape Architecture firm with offices in Modesto and Sonora. Our staff is a blend of licensed landscape architects and design support staff. Together, we provide well-rounded and creative design solutions for our clients. Throughout our history we have developed a reputation of being an integral partner in the design process and our long list of return clients is a testament to our ability to meet and exceed expectations.

KLA is a small firm creating a big impact. This tight group of employees has the opportunity to work on some of the biggest projects from Orange County, to the Bay Area, to Hawaii and beyond. Unlike many of the larger firms working on these types of projects, employees at KLA work on all facets of the project, making each of our team members well rounded and an essential part of our process. Come join our team!

About the Position
The ideal candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud Products, Microsoft Office, and SketchUp. Experience in Land F/X is preferred, but not required. The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.

The candidate will participate in a collaborative environment where creativity, knowledge, and information are shared between drafters, landscape architects, and planners to assist each other in providing high quality creative designs to meet and exceed clients’ needs.

The candidate will be expected to interact with other team members, clients, contractors, consultants, government agencies in a professional manner and be able to communicate clearly and concisely – written and oral communication will be expected.

The candidate will assist Project Managers and other team members to develop landscape documentation packages, hardscape design, site furnishings/equipment, grading and drainage plans, planting plans, irrigation plans, construction details, cost estimates, and color graphics.

Compensation will be based on education, knowledge, skills, attitude, and experience.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and portfolio to  Please keep portfolio size to less than 10MB or send via link.

Submitted on Thursday, February 4, 2021

Curtis Horticulture

Landscape Designer/Project Coordinator

Location(s): San Jose, CA
Web Site:
Job Description:

Curtis Horticulture, an award-winning, residential Landscape Architecture and Landscape Construction firm, is seeking a Landscape Designer Project Coordinator to join its team!

This position plays an integral role on our five-person management team, providing assistance to the Principal/Landscape Architect and construction Project Manager on virtually all aspects of executing our design and installation projects. 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.

At Curtis Horticulture, we strive for excellence in our work and pride ourselves on delivering innovative designs that are in keeping with current trends. We design and build gardens using modern materials, low-water plantings, the latest irrigation technology, and ecological building practices to meet the lifestyle and outdoor living needs of each unique client.

• Site measurements and drafting of landscape design plans in AutoCAD
• Design documentation / specifications
• Provide support to landscape construction department including: Take-offs, estimating, contracts, pricing and sourcing specialty materials, plant procurement
• Develop presentation materials for clients and design company marketing materials

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

• Degree in Landscape Architecture
• 2+ years’ experience in the landscaping industry (will consider ambitious entry-level applicant)
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Word & Excel
• High level of attention to detail, organizational skills, and initiative; excellent communication skills; adept follow-through
• California driver’s license and good driving record

How to Apply: Send us your resume at Include a cover letter and samples of your work.

Please visit our website at view our portfolio of work.

Submitted on Thursday, January 28, 2021

Verdance Landscape Architecture

Landscape Design Associate

Location(s): Palo Alto, CA
Contact Name: Kaitlin Hammersley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (650) 434-2749
Web Site:
Job Description:
Verdance Landscape Architecture is an award-winning boutique landscape architecture studio in Palo Alto, California. We transform fine homes and estates throughout Silicon Valley into exceptional destinations that delight the senses and nurture the environment. Verdance celebrates diverse backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and approaches in our work and our team. Currently we are seeking a talented Design Associate to create inspired places for our clientele. 

Ideal Candidate: Our ideal candidate is an ingenious landscape designer experienced in crafting innovative, efficient solutions that make residential sites more livable, sustainable, and beautiful. The candidate communicates clearly both verbally and visually, with strong digital and hand drawing and drafting skills, and is entirely comfortable collaborating with colleagues and representing ideas to clientele. Resourceful and exceptionally well organized, they can successfully coordinate office operations as well as landscape installations. Others describe them as smart, curious, disciplined, independent, and inventive. They consistently demonstrate outstanding initiative, attention to detail, and resource management on both simple and complex projects. 

The Design Associate will: 
•  Envision imaginative yet practical places that inspire outdoor living and improve the world.
• Produce clear and comprehensive conceptual diagrams, presentation drawings, and construction documents.
• Manage residential landscape design project timelines, resources, and deliverables. 
• Research and recommend plants, finishes, fixtures, furnishings, and other materials. 
• Champion our creative visions from concept through installation, while respecting budgets and timelines.
• Embody the firm’s core values of integrity, humility, creativity, stewardship, balance, quality, and joy.

• Graduate of a landscape architecture or landscape design program. 
• At least five years of residential design experience, including production of planting plans and detailed construction documents. 
• Knowledge of regionally appropriate plants and California MWELO standards.
• Technologically nimble; proficient with MacOS and comfortable learning and working on a variety of digital project, task, and file management platforms.
• Expertise in Vectorworks Landmark 2018 or later; or proficiency with AutoCAD and a commitment to develop Vectorworks skills. 
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and 3D drafting software is desired.
• Personable, energetic, and professional, with a proven record of success in client-facing roles.

Position Details: This is a part-time to full-time position with a flexible schedule. The ability to attend meetings and site visits on the mid Peninsula is required, with opportunities to work from home during studio hours. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The role offers excellent prospects for long-term growth, including direct collaboration with the principal throughout all phases of design, mentoring in every facet of the business, and support for professional development including licensure exams.

How to Apply:
Application: To be considered for this position, apply at

Submitted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

CSULB, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden


Location(s): Long Beach, CA
Contact Name: Michael Clements
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 562-985-8584
Web Site:
Job Description:
Job Summary

This position provides primary oversight for Garden operations and works collaboratively with 2.0 FTE gardeners, CHHS, and PPFM to support garden maintenance, preservation, and curation. In addition, the Director supervises garden and administrative staff, student workers, and volunteers and volunteer boards/committees and is responsible for (a) cultivating and stewarding donors, members, and friends of the Garden, (b) fiscal administration, (c) grant-writing, and (d) representing the Garden and its interests on campus and in the greater community. The Director establishes facilitates, coordinates and oversees programs consistent with the Japanese Garden strategic plan. Finally, in consultation with the Dean, the Director of the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic vision and long-range plans to support the role and mission of the Garden on the university campus and academic context.

Key Responsibilities

Manages all administrative and personnel functions of the Japanese Garden; establishes, facilitates, coordinates, and oversees Garden programs, curation, and preservation. Develops and provides oversight for fundraising activities. Develops and executes strategic plans for the EBMJG's preservation, conservation, and cultural and educational programs. Provides Garden communications and leads the development of marketing and promotional materials and enhances and improves cross-cultural exchanges.

How to Apply: Apply using this link:

Submitted on Friday, January 22, 2021

Purlieu Landscape Design + Build

Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Michael Vogt
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8054391757 ext. 1
Web Site:
Job Description:
Purlieu Landscape Design + Build is currently seeking a part time or full time Landscape Designer.

• Honest, hard working, and ability to work with a team
• Bachelors in Landscape Architecture
• 0-10 years of experience in landscape design
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe software, Sketch Up.

Job Description:
We are seeking a part time or full time Landscape Designer. Responsibilities include assisting the design team with master planning, graphic representation, and construction documentation.  The candidate should be detailed oriented, have the ability to work efficiently, manage their time accordingly and enjoy working with a team.

How to Apply: Interested applicants for this position should email a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Michael Vogt,

For more information on our firm, please visit or

Submitted on Thursday, January 14, 2021

Rainscape A Landscape Service Company

Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Al Hummell
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805)541-8536
Job Description:
Rainscape is a design build firm that focuses on residential design and commercial maintenance projects. This is a great position for an eager candidate wanting to learn more about the implementation and construction of design. The position requires critical thinking skills both in the office and at the job site and will encourage the new hire to take initiate and learn by experience.

Job duties will be based around the capabilities and experience of the new hire. Task range includes design, construction documentation, estimations, clerical work, and client customer service.

Full time or part time position available.

How to Apply: Please contact Al Hummell by phone or email to set up an interview. Electronic submission of a resume and portfolio before scheduled interview date is preferred but not required. Thank you!

Submitted on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Kiesel Landscape Architecture, Inc.

Design Associate/Project Manager (Mid-Level)

Location(s): Ventura, California
Contact Name: Jack Kiesel
Contact Email:
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:
Job Description:
Kiesel Landscape Architecture, Inc. (dba: Kiesel Design), is an internationally published and concept-driven landscape architectural firm. Our office space is located in the heart of the old town Ventura and only a few blocks away from the beach & surf. Project portfolio includes commercial, residential, resorts, mixed-use, parks, gardens, and wildland restoration.

We are now accepting resumes and portfolios for a mid to upper-level landscape designer/project manager for full-time employment with benefits. Please submit a resume and your portfolio to be considered for the position.


Self-starter and able to handle multiple projects deadlines in all stages of design and construction

Bachelor or Master degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college program

A minimum of 3 years of full-time employment at a landscape architectural firm and strong graphic communication skills and proficiency in hardscape, lighting, planting (especially California native) and irrigation

Detailing, project management, VectorWorks, Sketchup, Photoshop, Spreadsheet and Word processing programs

Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with internal and external clients

Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload

This job offer is limited to a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident. We are not sponsoring any work visa at this time.

How to Apply:
Email portfolio & resume to jack@kieseldesign


Submitted on Monday, December 14, 2020

O'Dell Engineering

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Modesto, Pleasanton CA
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 209-571-1765
Web Site:
Job Description:

About O’Dell Engineering:
O’Dell Engineering is a multi-discipline engineering firm with offices in Modesto, Fresno, and Pleasanton. O’Dell Engineering has four internal divisions: civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and land use entitlement & land planning. These divisions work together in a collaborative environment to produce high-quality deliverables to public and private clients.

We believe that our success is a direct result of our skilled and motivated staff. Our “Employee First” philosophy has created a rewarding work environment and attracts the best and brightest in the industry. Not only do we offer competitive salaries and benefit packages, we provide extensive training programs in-house as well as through outside sources. If you desire to advance your career while working in a rewarding environment, O’Dell Engineering is the place for you!

Position Description:
Qualified candidates should be proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketchup. Experience with Land F/X is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited landscape architecture program is required.

The successful candidate will work in a collaborative atmosphere shared by drafters, engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, and planners. The firm’s primary objective is to utilize knowledge, creativity, vision, and sustainability as tools to produce superior and innovative design that satisfy client needs and improves communities.

Team members interact with other team members, clients, contractors, and government agencies. Concise and clear communication skills are key fundamentals for providing clients with reliable, insightful and attentive service.

A Landscape Designer will assist Project Managers with developing site designs, project plans and specifications, horizontal control plans, furnishings and finishes plans, grading and erosion control plans, irrigation plans, and planting plans. Communication between clients, sub-consultants, contractors, local municipalities and state regulatory agencies is also expected both written and orally.

Most projects are located within Northern California. Current design projects include design and development of parks, playgrounds, recreational spaces, commercial campuses, healthcare facilities, public right-of-way landscapes and more. To see some of our project experience, please visit the projects page of our website here:

Compensation for the position is based on education, knowledge, skills, attitude, and experience.

This position will be staffed from our Modesto or Pleasanton office.

Best Places to Work:
O’Dell Engineering was named one of the “Best Places to Work: Central Valley” by Opportunity Stanislaus in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The program recognizes organizations with strong, positive work place environments. At O’Dell Engineering, we retain the best and brightest and believe that our employee first philosophy translates into motivated, successful, and dedicated employees ready to provide exemplary service. We believe in fostering a work environment centered on the principles of teamwork, commitment, and continuing education. We are proud to have a staff of premier professionals. Firm President Randall O’Dell stated, “Our goal is to provide an environment for professionals to thrive. Design is a thoughtful, creative process. Those who are drawn to this business are highly motivated and intelligent; what they need most from an enterprise is a good place, sufficient time, and support to pursue their life’s work.”

How to Apply:

Applying for Employment:
Thank you for your interest and consideration of O'Dell Engineering as a possible career choice. If you are interested in joining our amazing team, you can download an application from our website here: Email the completed application and your resume to careers@odellengineering[dot]com.

Candidates without a completed application and resume will not be considered.


Submitted on Thursday, December 10, 2020

Envision Landscape Studio

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Walnut Creek
Contact Name: Melissa Lee
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9253575887
Web Site
Job Description:
We are a small Landscape Design + Build company specializing in high-end residential landscapes. We are currently seeking an entry-level design professional in our Walnut Creek office. We strive to create spaces that are innovative, sustainable, and responsive to existing environs.

• Working on all aspects of design projects from conceptual design through construction documentation
• Documenting multiple projects at one time
• Innovate and collaborate with Principals and Staff.
• Ability and willingness to commit to project deadlines
• Site visits/measurements, coordinating and assisting with Construction Manager as needed

Minimum Requirements
• A degree in landscape architecture
• 1-3 years of experience in a professional environment
• Knowledge of Bay Area planting, developing construction drawings and details
• Strong communication skills and enthusiasm about solving unique design challenges
• Design and graphic sensibilities.
• Experience in Vectorworks a plus, but not required
• Proficiency in Sketchup, Adobe Illustrator and MS Office Suite as well as overall strong computer proficiency
• Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
• Capacity for creative and critical thinking

How to Apply: Please email with your cover letter, resume and portfolio

Submitted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Neive Tierney Design

Part-time Designer

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Neive Tierney
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8052809301
Salary Range: Dependent on experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
Section 1: PURPOSE

A designer who can bring their own unique vision to support the growth of Neive Tierney Design with their assistance in design and production throughout every phase of the project.


• Someone who is passionate about gardens, understanding a client’s needs, ecology, wellness, California native plants, Los Angeles design, business development, and many more!
• A self-starter who can initiate ideas and manage their own time
• A clear communicator who loves working with a team
• 20 hours a week to dedicate to NDT
• At least a year of experience in a design office
• Proficiency in the following programs: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Excel and Word, Sketch-up or Rhino is a plus
• Knowledge of plants and landscape materials

Responsibilities will vary depending on skill level and project phase.

• Client design presentation production: image selection, diagrams, and illustrative plans
• Concept design, AutoCAD drawings and sheets set-up and drafting
• Curating and researching planting and material palettes
• Construction and planting estimate preparation and research
• Site visits and site analysis

How to Apply: Please email with your portfolio and resume.

Submitted on Friday, November 20, 2020

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