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Landscape Architect

RK&K’s Healthy Communities Team is focusing on being a positive, supportive force in this new environment. We are hiring a new teammate who is enthusiastic about active transportation, revitalizing communities, and engaging with the public.

Click here for full details and application link.

Request for Proposal
Exploring Innovative Funding Mechanisms to Support Installation of Green Stormwater Infrastructure on Faith-Owned Property

Posted 6_19_20

Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) is a growing non-profit that is mobilizing faith communities throughout Maryland to restore the Chesapeake.  Click here for the full RFP.

Multiple positions and levels of experience (Entry Level  –  5 years)

Lee and Associates

Washington, DC

Posted 5_26_20

Award Winning Firm, Lee and Associates, Inc. (Lai), is a design-driven studio comprised of enthusiastic landscape architects, planners and urban designers located in the center of Washington, D.C., right next door to the ASLA HQ. Our 30 years of award winning local and global work consists of a variety of project types and clients.  The scale of our commissions ranges from the smallest of courtyards to masterplans for new towns/cities.

We are seeking highly motivated and creative individuals with multiple levels of experience.

Solid presentation and graphic production skills, and the desire and ability to collaborate within the studio and with our multi-disciplinary partners are essential.   Individuals who will share our firm’s enthusiasm for our projects, promote positive work atmosphere and bring creative ideas and energy to our studio.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and find the diversity of our studio strengthens our work.  www.leeandassociatesinc.com.

Send resume, cover letter and portfolio in single PDF (maximum of 6MB) to bshon@leeandassociatesinc.com   No calls or links to websites please.

Salary is Based on experience.

Requirements:

* Professional degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA or BLA).

* Assist with production of renderings, 3D Models and construction documents.

* Strong written, oral, and graphic communication skills

* Commitment to design excellence

* High proficiency in AutoCad

* High proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe applications

* Proficiency in Sketch Up (other 3D applications a plus.)

*Construction Administration experience with multi-discipline projects.

Other Preferred Skills, Not required but may need to learn:

* Microstation, Rhino & Revit

Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds

Tudor Place

Washington, DC

Posted 2_27_20

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden is looking for someone with a passion for beautiful landscapes and respect for architectural masterpieces. The Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds leads efforts at this National Historic Landmark to care for 5 ½ acres of historic gardens and multiple historic structures, including the 1816 house. The preferred candidate will have a strong background in cultural landscape management and historic preservation. This will be a labor requiring creativity, hard work, and a love of getting dirt under the fingernails. A competitive salary and benefits accompany an inspiring work environment and a dedicated team.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in horticulture and grounds management
  • Three years of experience in landscape or facilities management
  • Training in historic preservation and facilities management and experience at a historic site preferred

Click here for full job listing and how to apply.

Landscape Designer – Landscape Architect – Project Manager

Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN)

Seattle and Washington, DC

Posted 2_27_20

Seattle and Washington, DC

GGN is busy working on many exciting projects, and we are seeking people with a passion for design, problem solving, and discovery to join us.

We are looking for design professionals with proven office experience who have managed a minimum of 3 projects and/or who have managed a minimum of 3 technical document sets. Please highlight any project management experience, and/or background in leading/strategizing technical document sets, and/or planting design, documentation, and installation experience. Candidates should demonstrate their skills and experiences in project leadership, as well as show their direct involvement in developing and coordinating document sets, technical detailing, and specification preparation.

We are looking for people who have the drive and the ability to contribute in a collaborative design environment, have strong communication skills, and demonstrate how they use drawing as a tool to problem solve. Experience with software such as AutoCAD, Revit (BIM), Rhino, and 3D modeling skills is required. Foreign language skills are not required, but fluency in Japanese, Korean, and other languages is of interest, so please highlight if relevant.

We want to know how your personal and professional experience has shaped your perspective and how you can contribute to our team. Please email application materials to the attention of Grant Stewart at Jobs@ggnltd.com. Include a letter of interest, resume, references, and portfolio/work samples in PDF format (7MB maximum). In your cover letter, please state any preference for a Seattle or Washington, DC workplace.

For more information about GGN: https://www.ggnltd.com/info.

Mid-Level Designer/Landscape Architect

Arentz Landscape Architects

Washington, DC or Warrenton, VA

Posted 2_11_20

Description:

Arentz Landscape Architects, a small boutique landscape architecture firm, is seeking a talented and motivated Mid-level Designer/Landscape Architect. Our practice is 90% high-end residential with the occasional institutional project including niche hotels, private schools, and museums. We practice across a broad spectrum of scales from large rural estates to small urban gardens developing big picture relationships and intensely focusing on the execution of the finer details. ALA has developed a consistent body of award-winning work based on the philosophy that the creation of place is critical to the outcome of a project and achieved through an understanding of scale, proportion, and context to develop projects that fit their environment. Underlying all of our work is the acknowledgement that each project is unique, and an appropriate response is one that carefully integrates client values with layers of culture, history, and materials. Our projects are primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region with a D.C., Maryland, and Virginia focus. However, we frequently have projects outside of the region and occasionally abroad.

Interested persons should demonstrate strong design and graphic skills including hand drawing. Candidates should be creative, efficient, adaptable to changing schedules and priorities and be comfortable working both collaboratively and independently. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with attention to detail and will be expected to think critically to develop projects from design conception through construction.

Our offices are located in Old Town Warrenton, Virginia among the foothills of the Blue Ridge and at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.

Experience:  

Qualified candidates must have at least three year of experience in a professional setting and an undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and collaborate on the development of conceptual design presentations.
  • Develop, organize, and present detailed design and construction packages.
  • Research and explore design solutions.
  • Coordinating with other disciplines and government agencies.
  • Coordinating with and directing contractors and trades for project construction.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proven superior people, project management, and organizational skills.
  • Construction documentation, specification, and construction observation experience on highly detailed projects.
  • Strong hardscape and plant knowledge.
  • Proven track record of successful collaborations with design team members.
  • Attention to detail, ability to self-edit and commitment to accuracy.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or MicroStation, Adobe Photoshop, and Sketchup.
  • Regional familiarity.

Salary commensurate with work experience and skill set.

Email resume, portfolio, and reference information to:

Sandi Olsen

accounting@arentzdc.com

Part-time Internship

Studio AKA

Washington, DC

Posted 1_28_20

Studio AKA is a small but nimble design practice located in Capitol Hill. We are seeking a self-motivated intern with a passion for imagining creative, sustainable solutions to tough urban problems. Bring your research and design interests! Learn directly from firm leadership! Get hands-on project experience! This is a paid part-time internship and can coordinate well with planned summer travel or thesis research.

Qualifications:

–          Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in landscape architecture, civil engineering, horticulture, or urban planning

–          Eager to learn and manage small projects with guidance

–          Proficiency with Adobe suite, CAD, rhino is a must, familiarity with Lumion and Vectorworks preferred

Please submit a portfolio and resume at a single PDF (maximum 10MB) to dani@studio-aka.com by April 1, 2020.

Experienced Landscape Designer – Landscape Architect

Joseph Richardson Landscape Architecture

Washington, DC

Posted 11_21_19

JOSEPH RICHARDSON LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (JRLA) creates distinctive, sophisticated natural environments for modern living. Based in Washington, DC, the boutique firm takes on select commissions nationwide as well as in the MidAtlantic region. JRLA’s portfolio of residential and specialty commercial projects reflect comprehensive, personalized services that result in meaningful connections between people, architecture, and the land.

Our firm is currently seeking an experienced landscape architect/designer. The ideal candidate is a creative, organized, selfstarter who is prepared to jump into a wide range of projects and tasks. This position offers a flexible work schedule with strong growth opportunities.

Required Skills: 

Strong experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch Up.

Solid technical knowledge of construction detailing, materials, grading and drainage.

Experience developing a design from the concept phase through construction documents.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to communicate with clients, consultants, and contractors effectively.

Ambition to grow within our firm.

Education Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited landscape architecture program.

A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience working in a landscape architecture firm

Licensure is a plus, but not required.

Horticultural knowledge is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, but we are prepared to offer a compensation package well above the industry average for the best candidates in our region.

How to Apply: Please email a resume, portfolio, and salary requirements to office@jrichardsonla.com. All submissions will be kept confidential.

Bloom Sales Manager (Exempt, Full-Time)

Washington, DC

Posted 09_11_19

Bloom® is DC Water’s Class A, Exceptional Quality biosolids soil amendment. Blue Drop markets and sells Bloom to nurseries, landscapers, soil blenders, construction firms and select retail outlets in the mid-Atlantic area in partnership with DC Water. A combination of DC Water and Blue Drop staff make up the team on this program.

The Bloom Sales Manager leads all sales activities for the Bloom program. The position requires direct selling to commercial and institutional customers. We are looking for someone who is well-connected in the mid-Atlantic industries that make up the target market for Bloom and can use those connections to build the program.

Duties

Direct Sales

  • Ensures that Blue Drop and DC Water meet sales targets for Bloom by directly selling the product to commercial and institutional customers
  • Responsible for developing sales pipeline, qualifying marketing leads, and managing prospect and customer information through Bloom’s CRM system
  • Meets with existing customers to discuss their evolving needs and to assess the quality of our company’s relationship with them
  • Gives sales presentations to a range of prospective clients
  • Representing Bloom at trade shows and other industry events
  • Recruits ambassadors for Bloom from among existing and new customers, leveraging their connections and reputations to help sell the product
  • Helps determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports
  • Coordinate sales efforts with marketing programs
  • Understand and promote company programs

Leadership

  • Participates in the development of a marketing and sales plan
  • Leading the sales effort in close collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Vice President
  • Serves as a key part of the DC Water/Blue Drop Bloom team
  • Identifies and develops new customers and markets for the product
  • Develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programs to capture key demographics

Requirements

This position requires at least three years of experience in a direct sales environment. Experience in soils, horticulture, agriculture or construction is a must. A valid driver’s license is required. Supervisory experience is helpful. Blue Drop may choose to conduct a criminal history or driving record check on a successful applicant.

CompensationCompensation for this position will consist of a combination of base salary and a commission/revenue share. Blue Drop offers a competitive benefits package, including a retirement plan with employer match and generous paid time off.

Location

This position is based in Blue Drop’s Washington, DC headquarters with flexible telecommuting options and will require significant travel within the several surrounding states. Blue Drop will reimburse the Bloom Sales Manager for mileage on a personal vehicle and provide an expense account for sales activities.

EEO Statement

Blue Drop embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We make employment decisions, including hiring, promoting, disciplining and discharging, based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

To apply

Please send questions, resumes and cover letters to Blue Drop Vice President Francesca Valente at fran@bluedrop.co. No phone calls, please.

MID-LEVEL LANDSCAPE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT (3-7 years experience)

STUDIO39

Alexandria, VA

Posted 09_4_19

STUDIO39 is currently seeking a talented, self-motivated experienced designer to join our team! In this position, you will be responsible for managing master planning and site design of projects from schematic design construction documents; perform drafting and presentation exhibits for projects ranging from roof top amenities, streetscapes and urban plazas; and collaborate directly with other disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 to 7 years of professional experience
  • The ability and desire to work in a team environment with others on multiple projects.
  • Experience managing all phases of work for a project, including construction documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to provide assistance to others with accurate production capabilities.
  • Strong hand rendering skills and graphics capability utilizing SketchUp, InDesign, Photoshop, and AutoCAD (required).
  • Land F/X experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office 365.
  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or Planning from an accredited program. MLA is a plus!
  • Professional registration (PLA) is a plus but not required.
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K with 3% match, vacation and sick time and paid holidays.

Reply with cover letter including desired salary, resume and work samples/portfolio to careers@studio39.com.


ENTRY LEVEL LANDSCAPE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT (0-3 years experience)

STUDIO39

Alexandria, VA

Posted 08_30_19

STUDIO39 is currently seeking a talented, self-motivated entry level designer to join our team! In this position, you will be responsible for assisting project managers on master plans and site designs from schematic design to construction documents; perform drafting and presentation exhibits for projects ranging from roof top amenities, streetscapes and urban plazas; and collaborate directly with other disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Entry level to 3 years experience.
  • The ability and desire to work in a team environment with others on multiple projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to provide assistance to others with accurate production capabilities.
  • Strong hand rendering skills and graphics capability utilizing SketchUp, InDesign, Photoshop, and AutoCAD (required).
  • Land F/X experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office 365.
  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or Planning from an accredited program. MLA is a plus-
  • Professional registration (PLA) is a plus but not required.
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K with 3% match, vacation and sick time and paid holidays.

Reply with cover letter including desired salary, resume and work samples/portfolio to careers@studio39.com.