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Farmscape

Junior Landscape Designer

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Nicole Sherman
Contact Email: nicki@farmscapegardens.com
Contact Phone: 3234542888
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: www.farmscapegardens.com
Job Description:
Farmscape seeks a Junior Landscape Designer to join our growing team and assist with design & project management. This position is full-time and salaried, starting in February, 2020.

About Farmscape:
Farmscape is the largest urban farming venture in the country, with headquarters in Los Angeles (Highland Park) and Oakland. We design, install, and maintain urban farms and sustainable landscapes for residences, restaurants, agrihoods and commercial sites. For more information, please visit our website

Responsibilities:
• Work with Design & Sales team to assist in the creation of documentation packages for projects in various phases from schematic design to construction
documentation
• Generate plant lists, place orders and lay out plant materials at job sites
• Communicate details for completed project transitions to maintenance team

Qualifications:
• 2+ years of relevant field experience Landscape Architecture / Landscape Design Degree is a plus
• Proficient in CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up, Google / MS Office Suite programs
• Strong verbal and graphic communication skills
• Well-rounded plant knowledge, with a focus on edibles, fruit trees and California natives
• Organized, energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter
• Exceptional time management skills, highly organized and ability to complete projects
• Flexible, open-minded and the ability to take constructive feedback
• Construction Project management experience is a plus

Compensation:
• Salary commensurate with experience
• Health insurance through CaliforniaChoice
• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• FSA plan
• Paid vacation
• Mileage reimbursement

How to Apply:
To apply, please email the following to employment@farmscapegardens.com :
• Resume and Cover Letter outlining your previous work experience and interest
in the position
• Portfolio of conceptual and completed projects
• Three references

Submitted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019


JMS Design Associates, Inc.

AutoCad Drafter

Location(s): Beverly Hills, California
Contact Name: Jeffery Smith
Contact Email: JMSFineLandscapes@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 310-552-1644
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: Hourly - Negotiable- Depending on AutoCAD Test
Web Site: JMSDesignAssociates.com
Job Description:
AutoCAD LANDSCAPE Designer/ Draftsperson

Looking for an Individual that has a passion for Residential LANDSCAPE and GARDENS

Duties: AutoCAD Drafting, Design Concepts, Estimating, Plant material sourcing, As-builts, Construction Documents, Photoshop

Part-time work 24+ hours a week.

MUST have LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL background. Smaller firm, expect to answer office phones (excellent communication skills), organizing library, updating
Square Space Website...

Good knowledge of Southern California Plant Materials, AutoCAD, Sketch Up or Rhino or other 3D modeling programs. Must have strong written, graphic and VERBAL communication.

Location: Beverly Hills, California Must live within a punctual 20 mile radius of the Westside with a reliable car.

How to Apply:
Email Cover Letter/Resume/Portfolio- Residential Planting Plans, Residential
Construction Details, Residential Irrigation Plans etc. to:

JMSFineLandscapes@gmail.com

Submitted on Thursday, December 5, 2019


Arroyo Seco Construction

Landscape Design

Location(s): Santa Barbara
Contact Name: Chris Arntz
Contact Email: carntz@arroyosecoconstruction.com
Contact Phone: 805 403 9618
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:

Web Site: http://arroyosecoconstruction.squarespace.com/
Job Description: We are a Santa Barbara based general and landscape
contractor.  We provide a range of construction and design/permitting
services including landscape, grading, water features and pools.  We are
looking for a motivated Landscape Architecture student to help with all
phases of design.  Our office currently uses Vectorworks however we are open
to exploring and integrating other drafting programs.  Horticultural and
construction experience welcomed.

How to Apply: Please provide a resume and sample of work to
carntz@arroyosecoconstruction.com

Submitted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019


SLA

Assistant Project Manager

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Jessie Salazar
Contact Email: ambera@salazarlandscapingla.com
Contact Phone: 3105292291
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $48,000/Year
Web Site: salazarlandscapingla.com
Job Description:
SLA is a certified Benefit Corporation with the goal of creating healthy,
sustainable, landscapes that address community needs. We are looking for
talented individuals that share our core values. We are seeking an assistant
project manager to assist in:

-Effectively assist planing and scheduling of projects from acceptance to
successful completion.
-Successfully communicate with other trades throughout projects.
-Properly read landscape planting plans and complete quantity takeoffs for
bids.
-Properly pick out plant material from different range of nurseries.
-Understand the basics of landscape irrigation design.
-Properly read landscape irrigation plans and complete quantity takeoffs for
bids.

The goal of this position is to train and promote candidate to project
manager position within a 6 month period.

How to Apply: Please send your resume to office@salazarlandscapingla.com as
well as a brief description.

Submitted on Friday, October 18, 2019 


RRM Design Group

Assistant Designer

Location(s): SAN LEANDRO
Contact Name: Brooke Shepard
Contact Email: bpshepard@rrmdesign.com
Contact Phone: 8055431794
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site:
 www.rrmdesign.com
Job Description:
Our San Leandro office is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Designer to
join our Landscape Architecture team.

The Assistant Designer will work within a team setting to contribute to the
completion of master plans and construction documents, as well as technical
documents, including specifications, presentation graphics, site plans and
design guidelines. The candidate should possess strong skills in computer
applications, writing and graphics.

The requirements for this position include:
-A degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program
-Experience in AutoCAD
-Experience with in InDesign and Adobe Suite
-Experience with SketchUp and LandF/X software is desirable (but not mandatory)

The ideal candidate will:
-Have excellent judgment
-Effective communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Thrive in a team environment
-Applicable work experience
-Have a passion for planning and landscape architectural design

RRM has a vested interest in providing opportunities and career paths for our
employees. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package,
including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and an employee stock ownership
program.

How to Apply:
https://www.rrmdesign.com/careers/landscape-architecture-positions/

Submitted on Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Meadowbrook Design

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Walnut Creek area of SF East Bay
Contact Name: Dennis Murray
Contact Email: Dennis@Meadowbrookdesign.com
Contact Phone: 925-200-3661
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:

Web Site: www.Meadowbrookdesign.com
Job Description:
Landscape Designer

If you are the Landscape Designer we are looking for you will be a team
player that loves to learn. You will have a great attitude, be intuitive,
detail oriented, and accurate. You will enjoy prioritizing your work load
productively. You will have a fun personality and be full of energy.
Integrity and punctuality is a must.

Our leading Bay Area Landscape Design firm, Meadowbrook Design, is seeking an
inspired Landscape Designer to work with us at our firm.

Position has potential to expand to full-time.

Qualifications: Proficiency in

• CAD graphic skills in Vectorworks
• 3D and Sketch Up knowledge a plus
• Hand drawn perspectives also a plus

Experience:

• 1- 2 years Residential Design preferred

Salary

$19 - $24 D.O.E.

How to Apply: Please send your resume and in your cover letter answer these three questions,
1. What are your three strongest attributes?
2. Why are you suited for this position?
3. What is your biggest success?

Contact:
Dennis@Meadowbrookdesign.com
www.Meadowbrookdesign.com

Submitted on Sunday, October 13, 2019 


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

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