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Shadley Associates currently has an open position for an entry level landscape architect. Also, we review employment applications whether or not we have open positions, so please send us information about yourself whether or not we have an open position. The employee we are seeking has:
A minimum of one year of professional experience after an undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. We are seeking a mature, independent landscape designer proficient in Office, AutoCADD, Adobe/Photoshop and Sketchup who can contribute to multidisciplinary projects. Candidates should be able to draw their visions by hand and by computer, work with complex interdisciplinary teams as well as colleague landscape architects, and to create the plans, details and other documents from which the designs will be built. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
SA offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package based on experience and qualifications, along with exceptional growth and reward opportunities for motivated individuals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are seeking a candidate with 1-3 years of work experience in a landscape architecture practice with strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office Suite. Ability to draw by hand, build models, and capability with a 3-D visualization program such as Rhino is advantageous. We employ a variety of design techniques throughout our Conceptual and Schematic Design phases. This position is a unique opportunity for someone who is trained as a landscape architect, but has an interest in evolving our palette of graphic representation, as well as seasonal engagement with our farm and nursery.
Please e-mail portfolios and a letter of interest to:
Jennie Abbott, Associate
The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is the largest of Connecticut’s nine regional planning organizations and serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for most of the Hartford area. We are looking for candidates for the following position:
Transportation Planner (P1) or Senior Transportation Planner (P2)
Annual Salary Range: $50,109 – $70,436 (35 hours / week – full time); depending on qualifications
Summary of Position
Within the Transportation Department, assist with various transportation and transit planning activities and initiatives, as well as other duties as required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assists with a broad range of Transportation Planning activities that could include transit planning, corridor study assistance, capitol project advancement, grant programs, and/or data collection and analysis. The position will require collaboratively working with others as well as good communication and writing skills.
Assists in preparation of monthly and quarterly Transportation related reports, website postings, and invoices.
Other Transportation Planning tasks as assigned.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles of transportation planning and transit operations. Ability to operate computers and word processing software and other standard office equipment; communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing; prepare clear, accurate records and reports; and coordinate and facilitate meetings. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the course of work.
Minimum Training and Experience
An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation or a combination of training and work experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties of the position. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications
May need a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain.
Physical Demands and Working Environment
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting
Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Jennifer Carrier, Director of Transportation. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to Ms. Cara Radzins at firstname.lastname@example.org. If submitting via regular mail, please send to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Resumes should be submitted by August 15, 2017, but the position will remained open until filled.
CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F
Woodburn & Company is a landscape architectural firm located in southern New Hampshire. Our varied work includes residential, commercial, institutional and municipal projects. We are seeking a landscape architecture student or recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience in a professional office. Candidates should be enthusiastic, motivated and organized. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel and Word is highly valued.
Please e-mail Vicky Martel (email@example.com) with resume and work samples.
Tim Murphy, Executive Director
Southwest Region Planning Commission
37 Ashuelot Street
Keene, NH 03431
Beals and Thomas is currently seeking skilled, creative candidates with a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program and three to five years of post-graduate professional experience. Candidates must have the capacity to think conceptually and work independently; have exceptional graphic and verbal communication skills; have sound decision-making, time management, and organizational skills; and have experience with technical detailing, coordination, and construction administration. The role requires a demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.
We are looking for candidates who are interested in growing with our firm. Compensation includes a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance; paid sick and vacation leave; a 401(k) retirement plan; and support for professional development. Beals and Thomas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Required experience: Landscape Architect: 3 years
David J. LaPointe, RLA, LEED AP, CPSI
National nonprofit agricultural conservation organization seeks a part-time, paid intern to conduct research and collect resources relating to state and local farmland protection programs, laws and policies.
Specific tasks include:
- Conduct research online and through interviews of current state planning laws and policies that protect farmland and encourage compact development;
- Document relevant provisions in state planning laws and policies and assist with comparative analysis by state; and
- Identify exemplary state and local laws, policies and/or plans for inclusion in the organization’s online farmland protection resource collection, www.farmlandinfo.org.
Interns are expected to attend regular check-in meetings with the project team (by phone or in person) to report on progress and ask questions. Typically, internships involve 15-20 hours of work per week for at least 12 weeks. Interns will work from AFT’s Northampton, Massachusetts office.
Interns will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about farmland protection laws, policies and programs at all levels of government;
- Become familiar with “tools of the trade” in farmland protection; and
- Gain an understanding of the issues facing agricultural conservation professionals nationwide.
Previous AFT internships have helped fulfill graduate study requirements and have led to employment with AFT and other organizations.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience; graduate-level coursework in planning or legal education preferred. Interest in public policy, agricultural conservation and familiarity with land use issues helpful. Strong communication skills, research ability and knowledge of spreadsheets (Excel) required.
Academic credit and/or a paid stipend. AFT interns not receiving academic credit may earn $12 dollars per hour as undergraduates and $14 dollars per hour if enrolled in graduate school.
Interested applicants please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morris-Depew Associates, Inc. is looking an Entry-Level Landscape Designer. Please see the link for flyer.
The Professionals at Morris-Depew Associates have provided civil engineering, land planning and expert witness services in Florida since 1989. More recently, we have provided landscape architecture, surveying and mapping services to fully satisfy the needs of our clients. We have successfully provided these services to a wide variety of government agencies, property owners, real estate developers, architects, and contractors.
Morris-Depew Associates has grown to be one of the most well respected firms in Southwest Florida. To better provide statewide service in the areas of growth management and hazard mitigation, a Tallahassee office was opened in July of 2005. Most recently, we have opened an office in Destin, FL. to better services our clients in the panhandle. We have completed many important and diverse assignments such as the following:
- Land development • Federal post offices • County Government office complexes • Golf Course and marina communities
- Residential communities • Hospitals • Air freight distribution facilities • Luxury mid-and high-rise apartments
- Office and industrial parks • Shopping centers • Quarry and stone processing facilities • Industrial/manufacturing facilities
- Public roadways • Extended care nursing facilities • Communication towers • Landfills
- Public school concurrency • Comprehensive Plan Evaluations
LEI Corporation located in Boylston Massachusetts is seeking a passionate and highly talented summer intern to assist our head project estimator one on one with submittals, estimating, and more. Interns are expected to be organized, be skilled in Microsoft word and excel, and possess strong graphic and verbal communication skills.
Dates of Internship: May 22nd to August 25th.
Salary: $47,860 - $55,039
Office Title: Junior Landscape Architect
Work Location: Olmsted Center, Queens
• Under direct supervision, perform entry-level landscape architectural work in the field and office.
• Assist in the preparation of contract drawings, specifications, estimates of cost and quantities.
• Assist in the design development of existing conditions analysis, landscape plans and proposed additions.
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in landscape architecture from an accredited college or university.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.
1. Candidate holds a permanent or non-competitive title.
2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, organizational abilities and self-motivation.
3. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketchup, as demonstrated in a portfolio or link on resume.*
4. Adept at creating presentations with InDesign and Powerpoint.
5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
6. A driver license valid in New York State.
Experience: 2+ years of professional experience
SE Group is looking for an energetic staff-level designer to join our team in Burlington, Vermont. We are a multi-disciplinary planning and design firm that works nationally (including local and regional levels) and internationally. Our project work is tremendous and engaging–focused primarily on planning and design for communities, mountain resorts, and public lands. Our office locations in Burlington, VT, Frisco, CO, and Salt Lake City, UT allow us to strategically serve our clients and work in communities that revolve around recreation, tourism, and quality of life.
Our Vermont office is located on the Church Street Marketplace in Burlington—ranked #2 among America’s 10 great places to live (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2013) and ranked #3 downtown in Livability Magazine. Bound both Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, our team is inspired by this setting and works hard to play hard.
SE Group is a company with a great culture. We value trust, clarity, passion, balance and innovation in all we do. We offer a competitive benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, access to 401K, vacation and excellent career development opportunities. For more about SE Group please visit our web site at www.segroup.com.
Exposure to both planning and design projects is anticipated for this position. Successful candidates should possess two or more years of professional experience in the field of landscape architecture/urban design. Candidates should be capable of creative and critical thinking—expressed in graphic, verbal, and written formats. Proficiency in design and documentation, including construction documentation, with proven skills in AutoCAD, the Adobe Suite, GIS, and Microsoft products is required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, a portfolio of work examples, along with three references. No phone calls please. Submittal deadline is March 17, 2017.
All materials should be submitted to:
Mark Kane, Director of Community Planning and Design
131 Church Street, Suite 300
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Pay Class/Grade: 10
Salary Range: $55,985.79- $70,149.73*
*($55,985.79- $72,797.38 if hired before 9/22/09)
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for advancing the City’s overall economic development agenda. Under the direction of the Director of Planning & Development, the Senior Economic Development Planner will coordinate and manage the City's economic development projects and provide meaningful input on the development of the City's economic development agenda. He or she shall bring and utilize practical experience and knowledge of the economic development planning process and will work closely with City staff, as well as independently, on local economic development efforts, including but not limited to those related to downtown planning/commercial district revitalization, redevelopment activities, and business and job creation/retention. He or she shall coordinate with state and local economic development organizations, seek funding sources or grants for projects, and assist the Director of Planning & Development in working with the Regional Economic Development Compact and in the staffing and supporting the City’s Economic Development Board.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BS/BA in City Planning, Urban Studies, Urban Economics, Finance, Government, or a related field and five years of experience in private or municipal planning development and/or economic development, and/or Master's Degree with two years of relevant professional experience. A combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. This position requires a strong theoretical basis gained through education as well as practical experience.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: Working knowledge of general economic development policies & planning principles. Experience with urban renewal districts, urban redevelopment, knowledge of or management of commercial loan programs and underwriting, and local and state permitting processes a plus. Ideal candidate will have experience in community/economic development, working knowledge of state and federal economic development programs and grants, CDBG, TIF's, and urban design and zoning. Familiarity with BIDs and other downtown revitalization programs. Knowledge of planning and development funding mechanism and processes. Strong organizational skills. Well-refined writing and communication skills. Ability to meet and deal effectively with government agencies, citizenry and the business community. Prior experience with grant writing and project management. Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Knowledge of and experience working within local, state and federal regulatory frameworks required. Experience with grant funding and management. Experience with program development. Tactful and effective in both written and oral communication. Commercial and residential real estate development knowledge is advantageous, but not essential. Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) helpful.
Qualified candidates submit a cover letter and resume to Diane Carey, Director of Human Resources & Administration, City of Chelsea, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150. Email to email@example.com or fax to: (617) 466-4175. City application forms are available in the Human Resources Department, Room301. The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Entry-Level Design and Planning Professional Houston application deadline: 11:59pm MDT on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
- Entry-Level Design and Planning Professional Austin application deadline: 11:59pm MDT on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
- Entry-level Design and Planning Professional Denver application deadline: 11:59pm MDT on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
- Entry-level Design and Planning Professional Shanghai application deadline: 11:59pm MDT on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
- 2017 Summer Internship Program application deadline: 11:59pm MDT on Friday, March 24, 2017
GGN is currently seeking applicants for 2017 summer internships in Seattle, WA and Washington, DC. Landscape architecture students, architecture students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
GGN’s internship program offers exposure to many facets of the profession and the opportunity to work on projects with all members of the firm. Interns will gain experience in design, documentation, coordination with other disciplines, project management, marketing, and construction adminstration.
Application deadline is February 21, 2017.
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) is a landscape architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. Recent and current work includes the National Museum of African American History and Culture, CityCenterDC, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus. GGN was the recipient of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture in 2011. The firm’s project awards include ASLA National Awards of Excellence, ASLA and AIA Honor Awards for Design, Tucker Design Awards, and Great Places Awards from the Environmental Design Research Association. For more information about GGN internships, please visit www.ggnltd.com/info/.
SWA/Balsley is the successor firm of Thomas Balsley Associates, a New York City-based design firm that specializes in urban landscape architecture in both the public and private realms. The firm’s diverse portfolio in New York and around the United States includes awardwinning landscapes of all scales, including parks, plazas, streetscapes and waterfronts.
We are offering a full-time paid internship opportunity for approximately two months to a student with outstanding written and verbal communication skills and exemplary design and technical skills. The individual should have experience in creating innovative and sophisticated design/presentation graphics.
Our studio environment offers interns an opportunity to interact directly with Tom Balsley, the 2015 recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of their work in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org by Apr 16th, 2017.
The Nashua Regional Planning Commission seeks a part time transportation planner to join its tightly-knit, award-winning team. This flexible opportunity will allow a recent graduate or student to gain valuable experience to launch their career in planning. Hours and compensation will be determined based on the selected candidate’s availability and experience.
The ideal candidate will possess strong research skills and have a background in transportation planning. The transportation planner will support the development of a Regional Freight Plan and an update to the Regional Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Plan. In addition, the transportation planner may play a support role in a variety of transportation planning tasks. Applicants should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to translate planning concepts and data into deliverable products.
Qualifications: Candidates should be enrolled in, or have completed, a bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban planning, geography, community development, environmental studies, or a related discipline and 0 -3 years of work experience is desired. Applicants should be adept at working in a variety of software platforms, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience in federal transportation planning regulations is a plus. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.
The Nashua Region is a vibrant landscape of rural, suburban and urban communities located just 40 miles from Downtown Boston. The commission enjoys extensive relationships with its 13 member communities as well as partners spanning the transportation, public health and wellness, human services, business, and philanthropic fields and the selected candidate will enjoy the opportunity to work on a variety of creative and cutting edge projects. The commission fosters a work environment that is both personally and professionally fulfilling and encourages continued professional development in an atmosphere that promotes a healthy work/life balance.
To apply: please forward a resume and cover letter to: Tim Roache, Executive Director, Nashua Regional Planning Commission, 9 Executive Park Drive, Suite 201, Merrimack, NH 03054 or via e-mail to email@example.com. This position is open until filled. Note: Applicants must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States. If hired, a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, must be completed at the start of employment.
Whitham Planning & Design LLC, located in Ithaca, NY, is seeking a Landscape Architectural Associate with expertise in design and planning, for our small, fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative firm. This position would entail the planning, site design, and coordination of projects at a range of scales, the majority of which are based in upstate New York. Applicants must have experience in landscape design, project research, project coordination for small, mid-size, and large development projects. The ideal candidate will have at minimum 2-3 years’ work experience in a landscape architecture firm in the US.
- Design, management, and production of drawings for projects of different scales and different stages in the design process
- Compilation of targeted project research and analysis into text documents and/or design solutions
- Preparation of and the ability to give verbal, visual, and oral presentations to clients, municipal staff and boards, community members, etc.
- Coordination between clients and consultant teams
- Preparation of proposals, contracts, and cost estimates for upcoming projects
- Preparation of building permit applications, Site Plan Review, SEQR documentation
- A professional Landscape Architecture degree
- Demonstrated ability in Site Planning and Design, Design Detail
- Strong design and writing skills
- Clear communication, organization, and presentation skills
- Effective time management ability with attention to detail
- Other degrees in allied design disciplines, such as in planning or architecture
- Experience with municipal review processes, including Site Plan, SEQR/A, and Zoning Review
- Project management and coordination experience
Required Software Fluency
- AutoCAD to create site, layout, landscape, and detail plan sheets.
- Microsoft Word to write professional memos and other documents
- Adobe InDesign to create presentations, submission packages, documents, etc.
Desired Software Fluency
- Google SketchUp to create site models, renderings, animations, etc.
- Microsoft Excel to create budget spreadsheets, plant lists, etc.
- Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator to create renderings, diagrams, etc.
- Working knowledge of online applications
Whitham Planning and Design LLC is a landscape architecture, planning, and project management firm located in Ithaca, New York. Established in 2010, the firm provides a broad range of services, including site design, approvals planning, and design team management. As part of this work, Whitham Planning and Design LLC acts as project design consultant or project landscape architect, and coordinates all review and permitting aspects of site and building development projects. Whitham Planning and Design LLC has developed strong relationships with professionals in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, planning, engineering, and graphic design, and works to coordinate collaborative efforts designed to meet specific project requirements.
The position will require approximately 40 hours per week, with some evening meetings.
Candidates are required to submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio (no more than 10 MB), and writing sample. Please send inquiries and application materials to Kathryn Chesebrough at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately, with an expected hire to occur in February 2017. We look forward to reviewing your work.
The city of Medford seeks qualified applicants for the position of Land Use Planner. The position works under the direction of the Director of the Office of Community Development.
The successful candidate must be competent in the development of comprehensive plans, land use ordinances, grant writing, plan review and planning studies. Excellent writing, meeting facilitation and oral communication skills are necessary.
Minimum qualification are a Master’s Degree in City Planning with a minimum of four years of experience in planning and community development.
Salary range is CAF 12, $63,274-$73,974.
A full copy of the job description is available at www.medfordma.org.
Mail cover letter and resume to
Jenn Dever Wood,
Director of Personnel, Room 204,
Medford City Hall,
85 George P. Hassett Drive,
Medford, Ma 02155
submit electronically to email@example.com with the job title in the subject line no later than January 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Position open until filled. EEO/AA.
LandDesign, Inc. is looking for creative and dynamic Landscape Architecture students to join us for our annual internship program happening Summer 2017! LandDesign offers award-winning urban design, branding, civil engineering, and landscape architecture solutions to public and private sector clients across the globe.
All students are encouraged to apply for intern positions through our website by March 17th, 2017: www.landdesign.com/careers.
Multiple Locations APPLY
Four Internship Programs:
Spring + Summer Term (January - August)
Summer Term (May - August)
Summer + Fall Term (May - November)
Fall Term (Septempber - November)
The Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, a program of the National Park Service, is currently accepting applications for a 52 week internship in cultural landscape preservation. Please see flyer.
The Olmsted Center promotes preservation of cultural landscapes through research, planning, stewardship and education. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the Center provides research, planning, stewardship, and education services to parks throughout the Northeast.
This internship provides an opportunity to broaden one’s understanding of landscape preservation practice through project work, educational programs and self-study. Working as part of a team, this internship will provide the successful applicant with experience preparing cultural landscape inventories and reports, developing preservation maintenance plans, documenting existing conditions, creating site plans and participating in field projects to improve the condition of cultural landscapes. The primary focus of this internship will be assisting in the completion of a cultural landscape report for the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.
Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in cultural landscape preservation and management, and the ability to work as part of a team. Applicants with education and experience drawn from the fields of landscape architecture, horticulture, history, historic preservation, landscape maintenance, graphic illustration will be considered. Excellent writing skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office are required. Proficiencies with AutoCAD, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Adobe Creative Suite programs are advantageous. U.S. citizenship is required. A stipend intended to assist with housing and living expenses will be provided.
The internship will extend from mid-September, 2016 to mid-September 17, 2017.
To apply, please e-mail (1) a one- to two- page letter that describes your interest in this opportunity as it relates to your career and educational goals, (2) resume, (3) transcript (unofficial is accepted), (4) dates of availability, and (5) contact information for two references. A combined .pdf of these materials is preferred. Please do not send portfolios or other materials until requested to do so.
Submit application materials no later than August 12, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org