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


TEN OVER STUDIO

Project Manager - Landscape Architecture

Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Megan Sinton
Contact Email: megans@tenoverstudio.com
Contact Phone: 805-541-1010
Web Site: https://www.tenoverstudio.com/join-the-family
Job Description:
PROJECT MANAGER – LANDSCAPE STUDIO

TEN OVER STUDIO is seeking a full-time Project Manager to join our Landscape Studio. We are looking for an awesome person to manage all aspects of a project, including design, production, and quality control. The ideal candidate will have expertise in both Public and Private Projects. This person will be able to establish strong relationships, ensure client satisfaction and act as a mentor to junior team members. This position will report to the principal in charge of the Landscape Studio.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Principal with marketing and business development
  • Prepare project proposals and contract amendments
  • Develop budgets, tasks, and contract negotiations
  • Mentor and lead project team members
  • Travel for project meeting and construction job sites
  • Interact with and nurture client relationships

REQUIREMENTS

  • Expertise on Public and Private landscape design projects
  • Architecture License
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/LandFX, Revit and Sketchup
  • Proficient in at least one design software program, e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign

BENEFITS

  • Paid major holidays, vacation and sick time
  • Insurance contribution; health, dental & vision
  • 401k contribution
  • Mentorship program
  • Flexible schedule options

TEN OVER STUDIO
In 2014, a few good friends started TEN OVER STUDIO with a mission to leave the world better than we found it. In 2017 we became the third certified B Corp in California. As a B Corp we meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We specialize in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design and Media Services. The TEN OVER team designs award-winning projects within Hospitality, Mixed Use, Multi-Family, Custom Home and Public Spaces and we have fun while doing it!

How to Apply: Please let us know a little about your awesome self here... https://www.tenoverstudio.com/join-the-family

Submitted on Monday, November 15, 2021


Bliss Landscape Architecture

Design Associate

Location(s): Carmel
Contact Name: Jessica Neafsey
Contact Email: jessica@blisslandarch.com
Contact Phone: (831) 298-0990
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000
Web Site: https://blisslandarch.com/
Job Description:
FIRM OVERVIEW
Bliss Landscape Architecture (BLA) is a full-service licensed Landscape Architectural design firm in high demand with over 25 years of experience specializing in Residential, Estate, and Winery projects throughout Central and Northern California. We design regional landscapes inspired by a tireless understanding of site and architecture in deep collaboration with the project team. Our work is intuitive and highly responsive to the unique California terrain we work with, driven by a bold and sensual simplicity that is both modern and timeless.

Our office is located in a peaceful location near the river in Carmel, California. We operate within an informal, collaborative, and friendly open studio setting where staff work as a team in all aspects of project development.

ROLE DESCRIPTION: ENTRY-LEVEL DESIGN ASSOCIATE
Bliss Landscape Architecture (BLA) is seeking an Entry-Level Landscape Design Associate to join our young and growing studio in beautiful Carmel, California. The successful applicant’s responsibilities will include site investigation, design studies and conception, construction drawing production, presentation renderings and models, and assistance with Construction Administration to start.

QUALIFICATIONS
Desired candidates shall possess a passion and a high standard for design and sustainability, a positive attitude, a superb work ethic, and great communication skills. Progressive graphic skills and a solid proficiency with digital development tools, as well as hand sketching, are integral to the office’s process. The ideal BLA team member will be self-motivated, articulate, have a sense of humor, and possess the ability to enthusiastically apply themselves within a team. Day travel and reliable transportation are required. Other desired qualifications include the following:

  • Proficiency in a Mac-based computer environment with the following programs: Vectorworks (if trained with Autodesk, candidate must show willingness to learn VW in a timely fashion), Adobe Creative Suite (PS, AI, ID), SketchUp Pro
  • Hand sketching (plan and perspective)
  • BLA and/ or MLA  in Landscape Architecture from an accredited school
  • Excellent design, visualization, communication + graphic skills
  • Additional background interests in art, architecture, sculpture, gardening, photography or other creative craft is a plus.

WHAT WE OFFER
BLA offers all staff a life outside of the office. A competitive salary, benefit package, 401K plan, flexible 40-hour work week, and growth for the those who effectively apply themselves are also provided. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This is a full time position in our Carmel, CA studio. Monterey County is one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse stretches of California’s central coast, with many landscapes to take inspiration from in the Santa Lucia range of Big Sur, redwood forests, oak woodlands, beautiful beaches and marine reserves, stunning bluffs and wild shorelines, where there exist endless recreation opportunities for hiking, trail running, biking, surfing, sailing, diving, climbing… There are also many authentic restaurants and remarkable wineries to enjoy, as well as good schools in this relaxed, family-friendly community. Please visit our evolving website for more information on the firm, www.blisslandarch.com

How to Apply:
TO BE CONSIDERED
Please email a pdf of your resume, portfolio (no larger than 20 MB or a link), and a letter of interest to Jessica Neafsey (jessica@blisslandarch.com). No phone calls please. BLA will be in contact with all who apply.

Submitted on Monday, November 15, 2021


SLA

Project Engineer

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Jessie Salazar
Contact Email: jessies@salazarlandscapingla.com
Contact Phone: 310 529 2291
Salary Range: $18-$22/Hour
Web Site: salazarlandscapingla.com
Job Description:
Salazar Landscaping is a Certified B Corporation. B Corps are a type of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Experience Required: Entry Level

Educational Requirements: Bachelors in Landscape Architecture

Description: Candidate will prepare proposals, submittals, attend meetings and coordinate public projects with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

OUR VISION:
Salazar Landscaping seeks to become the catalyst in creating social and environmental change within the landscape field. We work and create opportunities that are of benefit to our company, employees and community all while being the leading landscape company to provide training and a path to employment for at risk youth and formerly incarcerated individuals.

How to Apply: Send resume to office@salazarlandscapingla.com

Submitted on Thursday, November 4, 2021


Purlieu Landscape Design + Build

Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Michael Vogt
Contact Email: michael@purlieulandscapes.com
Contact Phone: 8054391757 ext. 1
Salary Range: $40k-$63k (pending experience). Further opportunities and positions allow for increased pay and responsibilities 63k-83k
Web Site: www.purlieulandscapes.com
Job Description:
Purlieu Landscape Design + Build is currently seeking a part time or full time Landscape Designer.

Requirements:

  • 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/LandFX, 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 and have the ability to work efficiently and manage their time accordingly.

How to Apply: Interested applicants for this position should email a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Michael Vogt, michael@purlieulandscapes.com. For more information on our firm, please visit www.purlieulandscapes.com or www.instagram.com/purlieulandscapes.

Submitted on Thursday, October 28, 2021


Landzen

Landscape Architect/Designer

Location(s): Santa Rosa
Contact Name: Charles Randolph
Contact Email: randy@landzen.com
Contact Phone: 707-591-1629
Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000
Web Site: http://www.landzen.com
Job Description: Seeking a full time Landscape Architect/Designer for an established and innovative Landscape Design/Build company.  Professional experience in the landscape industry and working collaboratively in a fast paced environment preferred. Candidates will design and manage projects from preliminary design through construction.  Successful candidate will be familiar with Northern California plant material.  Proficiency in AutoCad, Sketch-ups and MS Office beneficial.  Excellent Benefit Package.

How to Apply: Please email resume and your own design samples to the email address listed.

Submitted on Thursday, October 28, 2021


HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc.

Landscape Architecture Group Manager

Location(s): Sacramento
Contact Name: Mylaine Wright
Contact Email: Mylainew@helixepi.com
Contact Phone: 6194621515
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site: www.helixepi.com/careers/current-openings/
Job Description:
HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned California-based environmental consulting and planning firm, is seeking a Landscape Architecture Group Manager for its Northern California offices located in Folsom and Roseville. Our landscape architecture group works on a range of high-quality and environmentally-focused design and planning projects including parks, trails, plazas, streetscapes, habitat restoration, and commercial developments. HELIX provides landscape architecture, environmental planning, biological resources, regulatory compliance, habitat restoration, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.

Why work for HELIX?  We are an employee-owned firm, hard-working with a casual and collaborative work environment.  Our employees describe us as Client-focused, Caring, Team-oriented, Focused on Integrity, and Flexible. In addition to our competitive benefit package, we have robust, award-winning wellness and community volunteer programs and much more!

The Landscape Architecture Group Manager will be a member of the HELIX leadership team, reporting directly to the Regional Manager and with direct responsibility for growing and managing HELIX’s Landscape Architecture Group. This includes responsibility for business development, staff recruitment, and financial performance for the group, working with the firm’s senior leadership, other group managers, technical specialists, and operations staff. Additionally, the group manager will oversee projects and participate in design ranging from public outreach meetings, construction document development, and construction administration.

Our team culture is rooted in collaboration and communication, so this position is best suited for a candidate with a positive attitude, strong verbal, graphic, and written communication skills, and the ability to work with a team. This individual must have the ability to coordinate effectively with other project managers, and to prioritize and complete high-quality work within specified deadlines. Attention to detail, including strong spelling, proofreading, and organizational skills, is required. The applicant must be a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills.

How to Apply:
Please apply through our website.
https://www.helixepi.com/careers/current-openings/

Submitted on Friday, October 22, 2021


Contexto

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Grover Beach, CA
Contact Name: Enrique Guzman
Contact Email: contexto.landscape@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 760-680-1885
Salary Range: Negotiable at interview and based on experience
Web Site: https://contextoland.com/
Job Description:
Contexto is looking for an entry-level landscape designer to join our growing team!

We are looking for an individual with a can-do attitude and who is eager to thrive in the profession. Responsibilities include creating design drawings and 3-D renderings for a variety of projects located along the Central Coast and in the Bay Area.

This position is part-time but with potential for growth into a full time career opportunity. We are also open to a flexible remote and in-office schedule. Certain tasks require in-office work but we are happy to discuss further! Compensation is based on experience.

Qualifications:

  • 1 -3 years experience in landscape design or a design related field.
  • A degree or experience in landscape architecture, horticulture, or a design-related field.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in SketchUp and experience in Lumion rendering software is a plus!
  • Experience with Irrigation Design and WELO, not required but a huge plus!
  • Knowledge of plants (water use and regionality)
  • Strong work ethic, communication skills, and an eye for the details.
  • Effectively prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively when needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft plans and details accurately and efficiently under the direction of the principal.
  • Produce SketchUp models and renderings of proposed designs for client presentations.
  • Produce presentation packages and graphics in InDesign, Illustrator, and CAD.
  • Assists principal in completing design construction packages.

How to Apply:
Email your resume and portfolio to Enrique at contexto.landscape@gmail.com.
Also, please answer the following question in the body of your email:

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world (dead or alive), whom would
it be and why?

We cant wait to meet you!

Submitted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021


Thomas Klope Associates

Entry-Level Landscape Designer

Location(s): Mountain View
Contact Name: Kevin Lei
Contact Email: kevin@klope.com
Contact Phone: Please email instead
Job Description:
Based in the Silicon Valley, Thomas Klope Associates, Inc. is a Landscape Architecture firm specializing in high-end, estate level residential design.

We are seeking a full-time, entry level applicant with 0-3 years of experience. The appropriate candidate will assist the firm's Landscape Architects in the development of design and construction drawings, consultant coordination, and field inspections. The full-time position will provide the motivated candidate with tremendous learning opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator), SketchUp and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with a willingness to learn
  • Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture

Beneficial:

  • Experience in construction documentation
  • Knowledge of additional programs such as Rhino 3D, and Lumion Rendering is a plus
  • Manual drawing skills for illustrative drawings
  • Knowledge of/experience with Bay Area appropriate plants


Thomas Klope Associates offers competitive salary and health benefits in a professional yet relaxed design office environment.

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: kevin@klope.com
Digital portfolios should be in a PDF format not exceeding 20 MB in size.
 
Submitted on Tuesday, October 5, 2021


Stoev Design Group

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Sausalito
Contact Name: Vivian Fenn
Contact Email: info@stoevdesigngroup.com
Contact Phone: 415.944.1475
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Web Site: www.stoevdg.com
Job Description:
Experience Required:
(1) One to (5) Five years of relevant experience in a professional landscape architecture setting.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.

Description:
Successful candidates will demonstrate strong design and graphic production skills, including hand drawing and rendering. Strong consideration will be given to those candidates with proficiency in developing construction documentation. Candidates must be detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities and work well collaboratively. Designers are expected to think critically and contribute creatively to the design process.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills for working with our internal and external design team.
  • An ability to work at various project scales, from planning to detail design, is fundamental, as is the desire to learn about plants and ecology.
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Sketch-up is necessary, as well as good hand graphics and writing skills.
  • Interest in administering CAD and office standards is a plus.
  • Construction document and detailing experience is a plus.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to self-edit work and command a high level of accuracy.
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.


Benefits:

  • Hybrid/Flexible work schedule
  • Health Care benefits
  • 401k with a match
  • Continuing education Program

Our Mission
Our practice is based on designing holistic environments that respond to our client’s lifestyle, the environment, the market, and the overall vision of each project. We are committed to the professional growth of our staff and promote collaboration, a team environment, and sharing knowledge firm-wide and with our clients.

How to Apply: Please email your resume and portfolio to info@stoevdesigngroup.com.

Submitted on Saturday, October 2, 2021


Kounkuey Design Initiative

Landscape Design Associate

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Jesus Payan
Contact Email: jesus@kounkuey.org
Contact Phone: 2135370031
Salary Range: TBD
Web Site: https://kounkuey.org/jobs/landscape_design_associate
Job Description:
Job Title: Landscape Design Associate
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: October 2021
Closing date: When Filled

KDI is currently seeking a Landscape Design Associate to add to our growing team of 16 in downtown Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative, hands-on self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California and the U.S.. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary studio environment including landscape designers, urban planners, artists, community organizers, and program development specialists. The candidate should excel in design thinking with strong representation skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the design of projects including vacant lot transformations, site-scale architecture, parks, river greenways, healthy living neighborhood planning and affordable housing campuses.
  • Site renderings/illustrations in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Rhino and Physical modeling
  • Hand drawing / sketching
  • Material / code research
  • Assist with CAD drawings for schematic through construction documentation
  • Assist with community workshop design and facilitation
  • Record meeting minutes and photograph community meetings
  • Frequent travel to local job sites in Southern California by car
  • Support project managers

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish Strongly Preferred
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Excellent skills in Adobe CS, Rhino and VRay
  • Excellent skills in AutoCAD and Construction Documentation
  • Proficient hand drawing
  • Strong commitment to social justice
  • Driver’s license required
  • Interest in native plants and nature-based infrastructure

About KDI:

KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works.

We have been recognized for our innovative approach to participatory design by notable institutions such as American Society of Landscape Architects, Architectural League of New York, World Resources Institute, MIT, The Rockefeller Foundation, UN-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and Swiss Re Foundation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

How to Apply:
Send electronic copy of cover letter, résumé, portfolio and three (3) references to:  LAJobs@kounkuey.org with subject heading: Landscape Design Associate: Your Name. Portfolio should highlight your design exploration and experience with CAD or construction documentation.

Submitted on Friday, October 1, 2021


City of Norco

Park & Landscape Maintenance Inspector

Location(s): City of Norco
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email: hr@ci.norco.ca.us
Contact Phone: 951-270-5655
Salary Range: $17.00 to $21.00 per hour
Web Site: http://www.norco.ca.us/hr
Job Description:
Park & Landscape Maintenance Inspector

Part-Time position - 32 hours per week

BENEFITS: Sick time accrual, one hour for every 30 hours worked with a 48-hour accrual maximum. The City does not participate in Social Security. PERS Retirement (Classic Employee 2.7% @ 55 - employee pays 8%, New Employee/PEPRA 2% @ 62 employee pays 6.75%).

Under general supervision, learns to perform and performs field inspections on contract landscape maintenance, parks and parkways construction projects, irrigation systems operations; performs a variety of duties relating to the City's parks, facilities, parkways, medians, public grounds and City right-of-way including planting, mowing, watering, and performing minor irrigation system repair, tree clearance, trimming shrubs, and cleaning and maintenance of facilities; identifies hazards with regard to the safety of parks and facilities; learns and demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience: Three years of experience in landscape installation and maintenance duties, which include interpreting plans for landscaping and irrigation layout, and standard planting and ground maintenance.

Desirable Qualifications: Qualified Applicator Certificate – QAC ( within 1 year of employment); knowledge of Arborist, horticultural water use management and reclaim water management practices is desirable; experience in preparing reports in Word and Excel; experience in reviewing and understanding plans for new construction and development to ensure they meet City landscape standards.

License/Certificates:
Valid Class “C” California Diver License, at time of hire with good driving record.

How to Apply: Apply online at: http://www.norco.ca.us/hr

Submitted on Saturday, September 25, 2021


O'Dell Engineering

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Modesto, Pleasanton CA
Contact Name: Jenny Frazier
Contact Email: careers@odellengineering.com
Contact Phone: 209-571-1765
Salary Range: Compensation for the position is based on education, knowledge, skills, attitude, and experience.
Web Site: https://odellengineering.com/
Job Description:
Landscape Designer – Modesto or Pleasanton

About the Landscape Architecture Department:
O’Dell Engineering’s landscape architecture department is a tight-knit, collaborative, and high-energy group of professionals. The team possesses a passion for forwarding the value of citizen’s rights to the social and physical opportunities that landscapes, park facilities, and play areas present. Every project the team completes is focused on positively impacting the community through innovative, sustainable, and inclusive design principles.

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.

Submission of a portfolio is preferred.

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

How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our amazing team, please submit a completed application (https://odellengineering.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ODell-Engineering-Application-for-Employment.pdf) and your resume to careers@odellengineering.com. If you are using Google Chrome as a web browser, please save the application locally before completing for best results. Candidates without a completed application and resume will not be considered.

Submitted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Campion Walker Landscapes

Landscape Studio Assistant

Location(s): Topanga
Contact Name: Edward Chavez
Contact Email: omanager@campionwalker.com
Contact Phone: 3104552125
Salary Range: DOE negotiable at interview
Web Site: www.campionwalker.com
Job Description:
Nationally published landscape design firm specializing in high end residential projects is seeking a Studio Administration Assistant to join the team. We are a fast paced, small firm that takes projects from design to installation to garden nurturing. This is an opportunity where the right individual can shine, learn and grow with the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team on operations and design administration support.
  • Track new client input and follow up
  • Track current design project scheduling
  • Research materials for design development and project estimating
  • Place and track material orders for current installation projects
  • Track material invoices and code out for job billing
  • Archive photos and information pertaining to active projects

Key Working Relationship:

  • Reports to Senior Designer and Director of Business Affairs

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and task follow up
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Office Sheets
  • Experience and interest in planting; plant knowledge is a plus Spanish speaking is a plus
  • Certificate, Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture is a plus
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign/Photoshop) is a plus.

Please note only candidates in the Los Angeles area should apply, preferably less than a one hour commute from Topanga

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

Submitted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021


Landesign Construction & Maintenance

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Santa Rosa, CA
Contact Name: Kelley Lazzareschi
Contact Email: kelley@landesign-inc.com
Contact Phone: 415-412-6332
Web Site: www.landesign-inc.com
Job Description:
Landesign is looking for a passionate and motivated Landscape Designer to join our growing Construction team! In this role, you will be responsible for creating landscape design drawings for select design/build projects for commercial properties and high-end residential estates.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Account Managers and customers to bring their vision to life
  • Quickly and accurately deliver quality drawings
  • Research topics such as plants and their ability to survive in an area, guidelines and codes
  • Review plans, proposed changes, and any other necessary documents
  • Evaluate and select materials and products
  • Understanding of project contracts, budgets, profitability, scheduling and staffing
  • Assist Project Managers with estimating and administrative tasks
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients, work-site partners, and colleagues in courteous and effective manner

Qualifications:

  • A degree in landscape architecture, planning or horticulture
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with AutoCAD preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Aspire or other construction management software preferred, but not required
  • Strong knowledge of plants (water use, sustainability, maintenance, etc.)
  • Strong work ethic and experience in collaborate team environment
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail and analytical abilities
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, annual bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), other benefits
  • Energetic, focused, and collaborative work environment
  • We are a drug free and an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply: Please send your resume and portfolio to Kelley Lazzareschi at kelley@landesign-inc.com

Submitted on Monday, September 13, 2021


Joni L. Janecki & Associates, Inc.

Draftsperson/Design Associate

Location(s): Santa Cruz, CA
Contact Name: Anne-Marie Hallal
Contact Email: amhallal@jlja.com
Contact Phone: (831) 423-6040
Salary Range: competitive compensation
Web Site: www.jlja.com
Job Description:
We are currently seeking full-time candidates for a draftsperson/design associate position offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits,and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Position Summary:

  • 2-4 years’ experience
  • Draft plans and details accurately and efficiently.
  • Produce design studies and image sheets.
  • Assist project managers and principal in completing design construction packages.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in current AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Design Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Experience preparing construction documents.
  • Proficiency in Sketch-up; other 3-D modeling and rendering programs are a plus.
  • Proficiency in Land F/X is desirable.
  • Ability to sketch, develop design studies, and complete graphic illustrations.
  • Good team collaboration and strong communication and time management skills.
  • Detail, deadline, and multi-task oriented.
  • Legal authorization to work in the USA.

How to Apply: Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio (including 3-5 work samples showing CAD proficiency), maximum size of 5 MB, to amhallal@jlja.com.

Submitted on Wednesday, September 8, 2021


Callander Associates

Designer/Project Manager

Location(s): San Jose/Burlingame
Contact Name: Sonja Ditto
Contact Email: sditto@cavalleyoffice.com
Contact Phone: 9169854366
Salary Range: Dependent upon experience
Web Site: www.callanderassociates.com
Job Description:
We are looking for someone with the right aptitude and attitude. Ideal candidates will have the right combination of personal, professional, technical and communications skills coupled with a strong desire to advance in the profession.  Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn to advance their own career and to contribute to the advancement of the firm, as well as possess a solid understanding of design and construction document preparation.

Designer Position:

  • Minimum 2 years experience working under a licensed Landscape Architect
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Positive attitude & strong desire to learn

Project Manager Position:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience working in a Landscape Architecture office preferable in CA
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Licensed Landscape Architect, or working towards licensure
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Experience managing projects, clients and project teams
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Positive attitude & strong desire to learn
  • Additional Items (not required but would be super awesome!)
  • Land F/X and Sketchup Skills
  • Hand Graphics
  • Public Speaking/Presentation Experience

What We Offer (besides our great office culture!)

Benefits:  We offer excellent benefits including: Hybrid work schedules, 401k with a match, full premiums paid for medical and dental for full-time employees, long term disability, all-inclusive paid time off (PTO), continuing education program, reimbursement for alternative transportation, above average salaries, and more!

Work Environment:  The opportunity to collaborate with our talented core of seasoned and passionate staff to create vibrant public parks, urban spaces, bikeways, streetscapes, and other truly unique environments. From conceptual design drawings and construction documents to community workshops and client coordination, you will be exposed to the full breadth of landscape architecture while working in our educationally oriented studio environments.

How to Apply:
Direct your submittal to our HR Manager, Sonja Ditto, at sditto@cavalleyoffice.com and use the subject line “Designer Position” or “Project Manager Position”. Include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 4-5 Pages (max) of work samples that best represent you and your experience.
  • Please include your role on the project. Web links to work samples and full portfolios will not be accepted.

Submitted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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