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Landscape Architect (2-6 years’ experience)

ParkerRodriguez

Alexandria, VA

Posted 04_6_21

ParkerRodriguez is an award-winning, boutique sized landscape architecture design firm with an incredibly diverse and encompassing portfolio. Our projects include high-rise multi-family, mixed-use development, urban design and infill, institutional, streetscape, and large-scale community master plans. Our work features innovative hardscape and landscape design solutions that integrate program, technical challenges, and project complexities seamlessly into the landscape design include green infrastructure techniques knitted within the design. Our team is a highly motivated collective of design professionals that are dedicated to all aspects of our work.

Candidates should possess strong design skills and enjoy working as an integral part of a design team. Applicants should have substantial experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft programs, and graphic programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp, and Lumion. We use CAD as an integral part of the design process from initial 3D concept modeling in conjunction with SketchUp and Revit to the preparation of construction documents. Experience required: 2 – 6 years

A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university is preferred.

Salaries are commensurate with experience. Benefits include 401K, profit sharing, bonuses, health and dental insurance, and a contemporary, open studio environment overlooking the Potomac River in Historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Please submit your resume and portfolio (8 MB limit) to parod@parkerrodriguez.com. No phone calls please.

Stormwater Project Manager

City of Alexandria

Alexandria, VA

Posted 04_1_21

Overview 
Are you an experienced project manager who is versed in the design of flood mitigation practices? Does making a direct impact on urban flood mitigation and control excite you? If so, you are encouraged to apply to the City’s new Stormwater Project Manager position in our Department of Project Implementation (DPI). The Stormwater Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the design and construction of moderate complexity/risk capital infrastructure projects.  The employee will manage municipal infrastructure projects that may include, flood mitigation, stormwater and water quality improvements, sanitary sewer infrastructure, flood mitigation, roadway improvements, transit projects, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, and parks and recreation facilities. The employee will be part of the Flood Mitigation Program team.  The program team will be comprised of staff from Department of Project Implementation and Transportation & Environmental Services Department.

The Ideal Candidate
In order to minimally qualify for the position all applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Landscape Architecture; seven (7) years of related experience in a position as a Professional Engineer or Landscape Architect of which, three (3) years as a project manager; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer or Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia or eligible to obtain Virginia registration by reciprocity.

In order to be considered an ideal candidate applicants must possess all the above as well as, fifteen (15) years of experience as a Civil Engineer/Landscape Architect of which five (5) years are as a project manager for design and construction of capital projects; certification as PMP or CCM.

More requirements and details, as well as the application link, here.

Open Rank – Assistant/Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture Program

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Practice – Visiting

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Posted 03_31_21

Virginia Tech has 2 positions listed.

Assistant/Associate Professor: The Landscape Architecture Program is looking for a faculty member who is an emerging or established leader in green and blue infrastructure and design for environmental resilience (including watershed sensitive design, sustainability, and environmental landscape performance). This position, based on the main campus in Blacksburg, includes teaching, service, and research, and is based upon an academic year (9-month) calendar. We welcome applications for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level based on experience.  Full details and applicant portal here.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice or Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in the Landscape Architecture Program in the School of Architecture + Design to commence on August 10, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.  Appointment will be made on a one-academic year (9 month) fixed-term basis, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. This position enables emerging designers and scholars, or experienced  professionals to spend up to two years immersed in the creative community of the Landscape Architecture Program and School of Architecture + Design on the main campus in Blacksburg.  Full details and applicant portal here.

Landscape Architect I/II

Timmons Group

Ashburn, VA or Washington, DC

Posted 03_30_21

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a “Best Firm to Work For” by CE News. With more than a dozen offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture and surveying services to a diverse client base. As one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms in the country, we are dedicated to being an employer of choice and helping our clients achieve their vision resulting in shared success.

We are currently seeking an entry level Landscape Architect I/II to join our Washington DC and/or Ashburn, VA office location.  Ideally, this position would spend a few days at each location with flexibility to work remotely some also.

Our award-winning landscape architecture and land planning studio offers an extensive range of consulting and design support to urban, commercial, parks and recreation, economic development, environmental, transportation, residential and government clients across multiple markets.  Applicants should be creative, open-minded, collaborative and motivated and possess strong design, graphic, and written communication skills.

Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program is preferred, but a non-accredited degree in Landscape Architecture and 2-5 years of experience may be considered.

**Please include a resume and portfolio/sample of work when submitting an application.**

Full details and application link here.

Landscape Architect, Designer positions

AMT

Towson or Rockville, MD

Posted 03_29_21

A. Morton Thomas and Associates (AMT) is an employee-owned multidisciplinary firm with over 450 employees. Our Landscape Architecture + Design group includes dedicated landscape architects and passionate placemakers. We are seeking a creative, collaborative and curious entry-level landscape designer AND a landscape architect with 3-5 years of experience to join our growing practice. Our portfolio is continually expanding to include a wide array of project types, scales, locations and programs.

Entry-level landscape designer details here.

Landscape architect details here.

Landscape Architect

DDOT

Washington, DC

Posted 03_25_21

CLOSING DATE: 04/07/21

Click here for full details and to apply.

Landscape Architect

Klopfer Martin Design Group (KMDG)

Boston, MA

Posted 03_5_21

We are an interdisciplinary team whose work operates at the seam of landscape, architecture, infrastructure and urban design. Our work emerges from the contemporary integration of a site’s history and cultural context, and the creation of a compelling, lasting narrative that builds community. Our relationships with our clients are collaborative, rewarding and enduring.

Description:

As a Landscape Architect with KMDG you are part of an interdisciplinary team whose collaboration is key to creating compelling designs that endure in the public realm. You have experience managing all phases of complicated public projects, leading project design investigations independently and excel at leading staff through all phases of project development.  You are comfortable with clients and have the capacity and interest in developing relationships internally and externally.

Qualifications:

  • MLA, BLA, March, BArch or BS, BA in landscape architecture required
  • Registered Landscape Architect or Architect
  • 8 – 10 years professional experience in a design practice
  • Excellent graphic and design skills including fluency with Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD. Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Bluebeam, Revit and Rhino and/or SketchUp is highly beneficial.
  • Demonstrate project management experience; including coordinating and creating complicated document sets, construction detailing, specification preparation and construction administration.
  • Team-oriented with superior verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability and interest to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Proactive, strong work ethic and solutions-oriented
  • Interest in and experience mentoring and supporting the team in developing skills
  • Curiosity and interest in leveraging your personal super-powers to contribute to the firm’s future

We offer competitive benefits including paid vacation, 401k, medical and dental insurance.

We are looking to hire immediately. Interested applicants please send a portfolio in pdf format, CV and letter of interest to careers@klopfermartin.com. The total file size of submitted materials should not exceed 10mb.  No phone calls, please.

KMDG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position and we afford equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to age, color, creed, disability,  gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

Landscape Designer/Architect (4-6 Years’+ Experience)

Bradley Site Design

Washington, DC

Posted 03_5_21

Bradley Site Design is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to join our team on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC. We’re looking for a highly organized, self-motivated professional who shares our community-driven mission and our commitment to excellence.

The position is a full-time salaried post. You would join a talented, close-knit group of designers who work hard, support each other and enjoy field trips and social outings as a team. Projects include educational campuses, community redevelopment, and public spaces in the private sector, and institutional work in the public sector. BSD applies a unique approach to its work, using curriculum integration techniques in its schools and design metrics to evaluate triple bottom line outcomes for all projects.

Responsibilities include production leadership and support for project management from contract administration through close-out for projects of all scales. A high level of technical expertise, attention to detail and a collaborative work approach are required. Tasks include design and production, stakeholder engagement, intensive site analysis, construction administration, outcome evaluation, and collaboration with clients, contractors and multidiscipline design teams.

What We Prefer:

  • Professional landscape architecture registration
  • Exceptional hand and/or computer graphics
  • Proven public speaking abilities
  • Experience with client management

What We Require:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program
  • 4+ years of high-quality professional experience
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Highly proficient in technical detailing of landscape architecture elements
  • Strong knowledge of native plant species, especially those of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • Excellent organization, communication, and management skills
  • Commitment to environmental equity, innovation, health and wellbeing
  • Interest in working in a growing, mission-driven firm
  • Proactive self-starter with a positive attitude

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Generous paid leave policy
  • Collaborative and supportive working environment
  • Flexible hours and telecommuting options
  • Professional development opportunities and in-house sabbatical research program
  • Work-life balance

To Apply: Please email cover letter, résumé, and portfolio as a single file .pdf attachment to Chris Papp at cpapp@bradleysitedesign.com with the subject heading Landscape Architect/Designer Position.

To learn more about Bradley Site Design please visit our website at www.bradleysitedesign.com.

Landscape Architect

Ayers Saint Gross

Baltimore, MD

Posted 03_3_21

Ayers Saint Gross landscape architects specialize in the design of the natural environment, seamlessly integrating architecture and site. Our work demonstrates an appreciation of regional distinctions through the use of local construction materials, indigenous plants, and site-specific design solutions. For over 25 years, our team has offered a wealth of experience working with campuses, cultural institutions, and in urban contexts to ultimately help our clients express their values through carefully conceived and well-executed landscape spaces. As a multidisciplinary firm, we work both independently and in collaboration with our in-house architects, planners, interior designers, and graphic designers.

We are seeking a highly-motivated design professional to join our Landscape Architecture studio. Qualified candidates shall submit a portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design abilities from conceptual thinking through construction documentation and, preferably, with sustained input during construction.

Full details, criteria, and application portal here.

Urban Designer

Rhodeside & Harwell (RHI)

Alexandria, VA

Posted 03_2_21

ABOUT RHI

RHI is a 30+ person firm of urban designers, planners and landscape architects. We strongly believe in creating human-scaled built form, leveraging the power of multidisciplinary thinking to artfully transform spaces. We are committed to making the ever-expanding urban realm more livable, beautiful, and functional. Our current urban design work encompasses a broad variety of projects, including small area plans, corridor plans, land use plans, transit-oriented development plans related to multimodal transportation projects, site master plans, urban design guidelines, public open space plans, and large and small community comprehensive plans.

ABOUT THE URBAN DESIGN POSITION

What you will do once you are here:

  • Develop urban design plans, site master plans, urban design guidelines, and related plans (as mentioned above) from sketch/concept level to final design.
  • Analyze existing conditions of an area/site including history, physical site characteristics, cultural significance, environmental considerations, etc. towards evolution of design ideas.
  • Research urban design precedent examples – images of places and/or elements as well as specific ideas/themes.
  • Prepare high-quality master plan documents including narrative and graphics (maps, illustrative plans, visualizations, graphs/charts, infographics, etc.).

What we are looking for:

  • Between 3 and 5 years of urban design and/or related design experience.
  • Completion of 4-5 years of architectural degree with 1-2 years of graduate-level urban design/planning and related programs. Architectural degree can be substituted for urban design/planning related education and 3+ years of related experience in urban design/architecture firms.
  • Excellence in graphic presentation of design concepts through illustrative plans, elevations, sections, and 3D massing/renderings/visualizations.
  • Practical experience and proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign Illustrator, Photoshop), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ArcGIS Pro, 3D software including Sketchup, Rhino. (Experience with 3D Studio Max, rendering plugins such as VRay, and scenario planning tools is a plus.)
  • Strong writing, analytical and oral presentation skills.

THE SELECTION PROCESS

  • We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis but will start reviewing the applications starting March 15, 2021.

For full job description, please click here.

To apply, send a cover letter (addressed to Deana Rhodeside), resume and a portfolio of your representative project experiences (file size should be less than 10MB) to:

Deana Rhodeside | deanar@rhiplaces.comand Sukirti Ghosh | sukirtig@rhiplaces.com.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)

Wheaton, MD

One of 2 positions below will be filled, depending on experience.

Posted 03_2_21

CLOSING DATE: 04/05/21 11:59 PM

Landscape Architectural Project Manager II, Grade 26 ($61,231 – $104,980); #3161

  • Designs and manages a wide variety of medium to large projects to design or construct park and recreation facilities in a multi-disciplinary team setting, including developing project scopes, schedules, and budgets.
  • Manages projects that are large, technically complex, politically sensitive or high visibility.
  • Prepares in-house presentation graphics, concept designs and construction documents.
  • Coordinates work with multi-disciplinary internal stakeholders and regulatory agencies.
  • Procures and manages services performed by outside consultants or vendors.
  • Meets with and presents projects to community groups.
  • Prepares written reports and presents projects to the Montgomery County Planning Board.
  • Participates as a technical reviewer for other public agencies’ projects located on parkland, developer-built projects, and public-private partnership projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or any related field.

Four years of progressively responsible designer and/or construction experience that includes substantive work in the range of duties and responsibilities in this class specification.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total 8 years.

Valid driver’s license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations.  Driver’s license must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee’s ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.

 

Landscape Architectural Project Manager I, Grade 22 ($54,066 – $92,517); #3160

  • Designs and manages a limited range of park projects.
  • Manages projects that are small to average in size such as playgrounds, trails, courts, dog parks, community gardens, skate parks, planting designs, and smaller park renovations.
  • Assists senior staff with the design and management of park projects.
  • Works at the first level of project management across the continuum of planning, design and construction management.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.
  • Meets with and presents projects to community groups.
  • Helps ensure effective project budgeting and cost control, coordinates with internal and external stakeholders, and performs a range of project management functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or any related field.

Two years of progressively responsible designer and/or construction experience that includes substantive work in the range of duties and responsibilities in this class specification.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total 6 years.

Valid driver’s license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations.  Driver’s license must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee’s ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by position of assignment.

Important Skills and Characteristics for each position:

  • Collaborative with a strong work ethic, a cooperative spirit, and creative thinking skills.
  • Shown ability to approach and interact with people of all backgrounds and the ability to think collaboratively with various members of the organization and other public agencies.
  • Proven organizational, coordination, negotiation, problem-solving and workload skills and abilities.
  • Knowledge and experience with word processing, presentations and spreadsheets including the entire Microsoft Office Professional software suite.

Click here for more details on both positions and how to apply.

DOEE Notice of Funding Availability – DC High Water Mark Project

Posted 02_10_21
DOEE is seeking eligible entities that can propose a high quality, cost-effective and unique way to communicate instances of historic and projected flooding through the design, production, and installation of a High Water Mark visual presentation at The Wharf in the District of Columbia that will build community resilience to future flooding and help the public understand the risk of flooding. The amount available for the project is $30,000.  The Request for Applications (RFA) is available at: doee.dc.gov/node/1519061.

The deadline for application submissions is March 1, 2021. The online application must be time stamped by 11:59 p.m. on the date the application is due.  Questions and the completed application should be sent to flood.risk@dc.gov.

Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals

Fairfax, VA

Posted 02_9_21

The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals has an opening for two members.  Interested candidates must apply by Monday, March 1, 2021 to the Fairfax Circuit Court, which appoints the board’s seven members.  One position will be effective until April 15, 2023. The other position will be effective for a full five-year term from the date of appointment.  Members of the Board of Zoning Appeals are appointed for staggered, five-year terms, and are compensated at a bi-weekly rate of $357.69.  Applicants must be residents of Fairfax County and serve as private citizens, not as county employees.  Click here for the full details and application process.

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (8+ years experience)

Moody Graham

Washington, DC

Posted 01_26_21

Responsibilities will include managing public & private projects, providing design leadership, collaborating with allied professionals on project teams, overseeing design staff, hand sketching, developing of construction details, providing technical guidance on projects throughout the office, and helping guide the future direction of Moody Graham.

Qualifications required;

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Landscape Architecture (or Architecture with a documented interest in Landscape Architecture) and 8+ years of recent professional experience
  • Excellent organization, communication, and graphic skills
  • Commitment to innovation, design excellence, and improving health through the practice of landscape architecture
  • Experience working on urban commercial and institutional projects
  • Solid plant identification skills and design understanding of woody and herbaceous plants of the mid-Atlantic region
  • Interest in working in a small, idea focused firm that moves quickly
  • Self-motivated individual that brings a passionate point of view and can handle multiple projects and responsibilities

To Apply:  Please email cover letter, resume and portfolio as a single file pdf attachment (10mb maximum file size) to Ryan Moody at Moody Graham (ryan@moodyarchitecture.com) with the heading Project Manager Position. Please do not call regarding the posting.

Additional Notes: Moody Graham is currently working full time from remote locations. We have invested in hardware and software to make this effort as seamless as possible. We are currently planning new office space in Washington DC with the intention of moving in Q2 or Q3 2021. It is expected that the applicant would either be currently located in the metro area or commit to moving here within 3 months.

To learn more about Moody Graham please visit our website at www.moodygraham.com or follow us on Instagram @instamoodygraham.

 

LAI is Hiring (Entry Level  –  4 years)

Washington, DC

Posted 1_25_21

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 34 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.

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,  BA or BS).

* 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.)

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

* Microstation, Rhino & Revit

*Construction Administration experience with multi-discipline projects.

Joseph Richardson Landscape Architecture

Washington, DC

Posted 1_18_21

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.

Anova Territory Development Representative

for Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Posted 1/14/21

Full details here.

Senior Landscape Architect (6 or more Years of Experience)

Rhodeside & Harwell

Alexandria, VA

Posted 1/12/20

Rhodeside & Harwell is seeking new staff to join our award-winning team of landscape architects, urban designers, and planners.  Our work includes public urban plazas, streetscapes, parks and open space design, community revitalization, diplomatic and educational campus design, and historic preservation.  We work locally, nationally and internationally with both public and private sector clients. Our office of 30 people is located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. We also have a small studio in Manhattan to serve our NY area projects.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Landscape Architecture and 6 or more years of recent experience in a professional design office.
  • Must be a licensed Landscape Architect or in the process to become licensed.
  • Must demonstrate strong skills in design, construction document preparation, project management, communication, and construction administration.
  • The ideal candidate must be passionate about creating high-quality urban environments and care about the details of a project.

WHAT YOU WILL DO ONCE YOU ARE HERE:

  • Collaborate with internal design teams working on a wide range of urban-focused projects.
  • Manage projects through the development of design and preparation of construction document packages.
  • Be a part of a dynamic office that is committed to invest in continued education, mentorship, and your professional development.
  • Work with landscape architects, urban designers, urban planners, transportation planners, preservation specialists, horticulture experts, and construction managers in multi-disciplinary teams.

Interested candidates should email their resume and work samples, including at least one example of construction documents to:

Kevin Fisher | Kevinf@rhiplaces.com

Drew Taylor | Drewt@rhiplaces.com

Becky May | RebeccaM@rhiplaces.com

Planner or Landscape Architect (1-3 Years of Experience)

VIKA Maryland

Germantown, Maryland

Posted 12/30/20

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an entry-level Land Planner or Landscape Architect to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate should have a degree in planning or landscape architecture with a focus on urban design, entitlement, and mixed-use environments.

Our office provides planning, design, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants and expect a well-rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment.  While our foundation is in entitlement work, we are building our design portfolio with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles. Thus, a desire to create environments that people take ownership of and pride in is essential.  To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects, and coordinate with other disciplines within, and outside of the organization.

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or Landscape Architecture

Technical Requirements:

  • Education and Exposure to urban design and mixed-use environments.
  • Familiarity with regulatory codes and entitlement processes.
  • Software proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is required.
  • Basic understanding of plant material, grading and drainage, and construction materials.
  • Hand graphics skills are a plus.

Professional Requirements:

  • Licensure is not necessary, but an anticipated part of your career development.
  • To be considered for this position we may request work examples and references.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to mdemployment@vika.com with “Planner/LA Architect” in the subject line.

Planner & Landscape Architect (3-5 Years of Experience)

VIKA Maryland

Germantown, MD

Posted 12/30/20

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an experienced Land Planner or Landscape Architect to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate should have a degree in planning or landscape architecture with a portfolio documenting a range of planning, design and construction detailing experience.

Our office provides planning, design, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants and expect a well-rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment.  While our foundation is in entitlement work, we are building our design portfolio with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles; a desire to create environments that people take ownership of and pride in is essential.  To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects, and coordinate with other disciplines within, and outside of the organization.

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Landscape Architecture

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in entitlement work.
  • Experience in plan production.
  • Software proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is required. Civil 3D is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of plant material, grading and drainage, and construction materials.
  • Hand graphics skills are a plus.

Professional Requirements:

  • Licensure is not necessary, but an anticipated part of your career development.
  • To be considered for this position we need to see your work examples.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to mdemployment@vika.com with “Planner/LA Architect” in the subject line.

We currently offer great benefits that include medical, dental, 401k plan, generous tuition reimbursement and a professional development program. Our recruitment program brings new leaders into the company, while our professional development commitment encourages them to grow with us. VIKA Maryland, LLC provides a team-oriented environment, where staff members benefit from a comprehensive learning environment and many opportunities for advancement.  VIKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, age, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

DEADLINE: January 29, 5pmET
Request for Qualifications:
Landscape Architect/Designer for Wangari Gardens and Park Enhancement Project

The Wangari Gardens Board and community of gardeners seeks a qualified and creative local landscape architect, designer, or sustainable design team to work with the non-profit organization and neighborhood stakeholders to design an Open Space Master Plan and create a Plans, Specs, and Estimates set that captures and synthesizes desired improvements to the park and community garden.

With a mission inspired by a passion for community involvement and Professor Wangari Maathai’s legacy, they are building a park to benefit everyone.

Supported by funding through a Pepco Sustainable Communities grant to develop an Open Space Master Plan for Wangari Gardens, as well as grant funding from Nature Sacred, they seek design support to help us finalize a vision for the future of this green space – an urban oasis in our neighborhood.

Budget: $17,000

All information and application link can be found here.

Landscape Designer/Architect (4-6 Years’ Experience)

Bradley Site Design

Washington, DC

Posted 9/16/20

Bradley Site Design is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to join our team on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC. We’re looking for a highly organized, self-motivated professional who shares our community-driven mission and our commitment to excellence.

The position is a full-time salaried post. You would join a talented, close-knit group of designers who work hard, support each other and enjoy field trips and social outings as a team. Projects include educational campuses, community redevelopment, and public spaces in the private sector, and institutional work in the public sector. BSD applies a unique approach to its work, using curriculum integration techniques in its schools and design metrics to evaluate triple bottom line outcomes for all projects.

Responsibilities include production leadership and support for project management from contract administration through close-out for projects of all scales. A high level of technical expertise, attention to detail and a collaborative work approach are required. Tasks include design and production, stakeholder engagement, intensive site analysis, construction administration, outcome evaluation, and collaboration with clients, contractors and multidiscipline design teams.

What We Prefer:

  • Professional landscape architecture registration
  • Exceptional hand and/or computer graphics
  • Proven public speaking abilities
  • Experience with client management

What We Require:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program
  • 4+ years of high-quality professional experience
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Highly proficient in technical detailing of landscape architecture elements
  • Strong knowledge of native plant species, especially those of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • Excellent organization, communication, and management skills
  • Commitment to environmental equity, innovation, health and wellbeing
  • Interest in working in a growing, mission-driven firm
  • Proactive self-starter with a positive attitude

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Generous paid leave policy
  • Collaborative and supportive working environment
  • Flexible hours and telecommuting options
  • Professional development opportunities and in-house sabbatical research program
  • Work-life balance

To Apply: Please email cover letter, résumé, and portfolio as a single file .pdf attachment to Chris Papp at cpapp@bradleysitedesign.com with the subject heading Landscape Architect/Designer Position.

To learn more about Bradley Site Design please visit our website at www.bradleysitedesign.com.

Landscape Construction Manager

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Annapolis, MD

Posted 9/15/20

 

Why is this job important to Campion Hruby Landscape Architects?

Great design comes from team involvement.  This Landscape Construction Manager will be integral to project construction, ensuring jobs are executed according to plan. Because of our holistic office approach, the new employees will jump into all phases of the design process.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Education, or five years of experience, in the landscape construction industry, horticulture, gardening, and planting design
  • Experience successfully supervising the implementation of grading, drainage, planting design, landscape installation, and construction details

DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Intrinsic knowledge of hardscape construction, including: masonry, carpentry, irrigation and lighting
  • The ability to make detailed observations on job sites and architectural plans, and transcribe them into concise reports for project managers and contractors
  • Interpersonal and professional communication skills – written and verbal- are key to the job
  • Demonstrated technical skills, an attention to detail, and problem solving ability
  • Must be computer literate, with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge and experience using Fieldwire, and/or other construction management applications
  • Knowledge and experience using Google Suite applications, specifically Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Documents and Google Calendar
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, energetic and collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work
  • In-depth interest in and knowledge of horticulture
  • Passion for planting and ecological design
  • Spanish language skills a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Manage overall plant health and soil nutrition strategies through soil testing, sustainable amendment recommendations and supervising implementation
  • Travel to project sites to perform site inventory and analysis
  • Research project-related issues and best practices, and maintaining a working library of these practices
  • Work closely with the landscape architect, contractors and clients throughout the design and construction process
  • Lead construction crews on the job site, serving as the eyes and ears of CHLA and ensuring the job is executed according to plan
  • Manage teams of sub-contractors and oversee onsite construction
  • Review and collaborate with the landscape architect on garden designs and constructability
  • Periodically evaluate the health and quality of gardens, and generate recommendations for maintenance and improvements
  • Coordination and management of irrigation contractors and systems, including monitoring of moisture levels

How to Apply:

Submit the following in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in file size via email:

-Cover letter

-Resume

-Portfolio

 

Email with subject line  “Landscape Construction Manager  |  First & Last Name” to

Emily Hood

emily@campionhruby.com

No phone calls please.

Project Manager

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Annapolis, MD

Posted 9/15/20

 

Why is this job important to Campion Hruby Landscape Architects?

Great design comes from team involvement.  This Project Manager will be integral to the design process as a strong leader, designer, and manager.  Because of our holistic office approach, the new employees will jump into all phases of the design process.

What are we looking for?

Basics:

-A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture

-4 to 6 Years of employment history in a landscape architecture studio environment

-A registered Landscape Architect

-Experience in project management, construction documentation, and permitting

-Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up and MS Office

-Proficiency with AutoCAD or Vectorworks (preferred)

What gets us excited?

-Passion about design, exploration and research

-The ability to work at varying scales in our profession, from the campus level to rich details

-Strong hand graphics and artistic curiosity

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Demonstrated technical skills, an attention to detail, and problem solving ability

-Personable, hardworking, and fun, because our team spends a lot of time together

-Passion for and experience in horticulture

-International exposure

-Ability to work in a fast-paced and energetic environment

Once you are here you will:

-Perform the majority of the design for projects, working directly with the Principal

-Manage and be competent in the graphic delivery of ideas, from hand drawings to computer graphics

-Act as a Project Manager

-Be self-sufficient in leading design teams in the execution of all design phases, from Master Planning through Construction Administration

-Act as lead designer on projects, especially after the tone is set

-Assemble project teams, including internal staff and sub-consultants as required

-Lead, train, and coach less experienced staff members

-Communicate with clients

-Assist with billing process

-Assist the Principals in areas of the firm other then running projects, such as marketing, advertising, hiring, training, managing the physical plant

Our work:

Check out some of the award winning projects on our website:  www.campionhruby.com

About Campion Hruby Landscape Architects:

We are a 20-person firm providing a full range of landscape architectural services for residential, commercial and institutional clients in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia and other surrounding states. Kevin Campion founded the firm in 2010, after a career spanning 12 years in the Mid- Atlantic region and the United Kingdom. Robert Hruby joined the firm as Kevin’s partner in 2011 after a 16-year career working on projects spanning the United States.  Campion Hruby Landscape Architects hone their talents on specialties including city gardens, estate gardens, institutional campuses, urban spaces, and conservation planning.

What do we need for application:

Submit the following in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in file size via email:

-Cover letter

-Resume

-Portfolio

 

Email with subject line  “Project Manager  |  First & Last Name” to

Emily Hood

emily@campionhruby.com

No phone calls please.

Compensation:

Campion Hruby offers a competitive compensation package and benefits commensurate with experience.

Fyffe Landscape Architecture

Assistant

Posted 8/31/20

Fyffe Landscape Architecture seeks a qualified, organized and experienced person in auto cadd, excel, power point and sketch up.  Also proficient and capable in design and planting skills.  Hours are negotiable.  Please contact Susanne Fyffe at 703-966-2702 or susanne@fyffela.com.