Jobs & Internships

Employers interested in posting a job, please email the job posting to larpinfo@umass.edu.

These, among other job postings, are also available on our Department LinkedIn Page

*This Job Board is updated on a rolling basis ranging from once to a few times a week.

Landscape Architect/Designer
ZEN Associates, Inc. II Boston, MA

ZEN Associates, Inc. is a Design + Build firm providing landscape architecture, interior design, and construction services, since 1980. We have offices in the Boston and Washington DC metro areas with a staff of over 60 people passionate about what we do. 

ZEN Associates, Inc. is currently looking for a full-time landscape designer/architect with at least 5 years of experience with complex high end residential design projects. This position will support our growing Landscape Architecture practice by providing site planning, pools, masonry, planting, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production. Project experiences will be diverse, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors. Projects include residential estates, urban gardens, and rooftop gardens throughout the Northeast seaboard for a variety of great clients.

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Landscape Designer (3-5 Years Experience)
Dan Gordon Landscape Architects II Wellesley & Edgartown, MA

 

Description: 

DGLA is currently seeking a skilled landscape designer with 3-5 years of professional experience to join our studio. Candidates should be highly motivated, passionate individuals who have an eye for details and willingness to collaborate.

Primary responsibilities for this position will include the preparation of schematic packages, development of construction documents, as well as the creation of both computer and hand-drawn graphics. Qualified candidates should have professional experience with design, client communication and production, with a sound grasp of the design process and the ability to work independently in the preparation of work products. Landscape designers at DGLA can also expect to gain valuable experience in the field, both during design and through construction administration. Working efficiently to solve design challenges, the ability to clearly communicate design ideas will be necessary.

Qualified candidates for this position will have proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite. Those that possess strong hand drawing skills are preferred. Experience with Sketchup, Lumion or other 3-D rendering programs is a plus, but not required.

DGLA offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package. We provide a creative, friendly work environment with opportunities to become an integral part of a growing team. For more information about DGLA please visit: dangordon.com

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

Qualified candidates should submit a single PDF file which includes a cover letter, résumé & portfolio to employment@dangordon.com, or at dangordon.com/studio/employment. The file size should not exceed 15 MB.

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Landscape Designer (Entry Level)
Dan Gordon Landscape Architects II Wellesley & Edgartown, MA

DGLA is currently seeking skilled entry-level landscape designers to join our studio. Candidates should be highly motivated, passionate individuals who have an eye for details and a willingness to collaborate.

Primary responsibilities for this position will include the preparation of schematic packages, development of construction documents, as well as the creation of both computer and hand-drawn graphics. Landscape designers at DGLA can also expect to gain valuable experience in the field, both during design and through construction administration. Working efficiently to solve design challenges and the ability to clearly
communicate design ideas will be necessary.

Qualified candidates for this position will have proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite. Those that possess strong hand drawing skills are preferred. Experience with Sketchup, Lumion or other 3-D rendering programs is a plus, but not required.

DGLA offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package. We provide a creative, friendly work environment with opportunities to become an integral part of a growing team. For more information about DGLA please visit: dangordon.com

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

Qualified candidates should submit a single PDF file which includes a cover letter, résumé & portfolio to employment@dangordon.com, or at dangordon.com/studio/employment. The file size should not exceed 15 MB.

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Director of Assessing
Town of Needham, MA (05/2021)

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How to Apply:

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume via PDF to HR@Needhamma.gov, indicating where the job was discovered. For questions on submissions, call the Human Resources Department at 781-455-7500 x507. 

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Projects Specialists
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission II Pittsfield, MA (09/16/2021)

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Community Planner
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission II Pittsfield, MA (09/20/2021)

Dynamic and motivated individual sought for a Planner position in the Community Planning Program. This position involves local and regional land use planning, comprehensive planning, housing planning, open space and recreation planning, and related work. The Planner is a staff support person for multiple complex planning projects.  This position:

  • works with municipalities to prepare comprehensive planning documents such as but not limited to Master (Comprehensive) Plans, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Complete Streets Plan, ADA Transition Plans, and Housing Plans (Housing Needs Assessments / Housing Production Plans);
  • works to develop and implement regional plans, such as a Regional Housing Strategy;
  • provides planning services as needed to implement the District Local Technical Assistance DLTA Program. The DLTA program provides focused direct planning assistance by BRPC planners to municipalities on a wide range of planning topics, including zoning, housing, municipal services, and community development;
  • works with municipalities to develop land use bylaws and ordinances to advance municipal specific land use objectives; and
  • provides support as needed to other agency program areas, such as the Housing and Community Development Program (i.e., Community Development Block Grant), Public Health Program (i.e., Age-Friendly Berkshires), Energy and Environmental Program (i.e., municipal vulnerability assessments), Regional Services (i.e., Berkshire Group Purchasing Program).

The successful candidate is a problem solver, who can identify, and asses needs or opportunities and identify and initiate ways to solve problems or seize opportunities.  The candidate must demonstrate a high-level basic planning skill set, strong analytic and writing capabilities, and demonstrate strong ability to effortlessly communicate and work collaboratively with a wide range of people.  Must work within the Microsoft Office platform.

Minimum requirements:  Master’s degree in planning or closely related field.  Experience analyzing and writing zoning bylaws / ordinances a plus.  Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle.

Starting salary range is $49,894 – $56,475 with very attractive benefits package.  Minimum work week is 35 hours per week with flex time available.  Currently employees are required to be in-office two days per week and allowed to telework the other days.

Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org, by e-mail only: cover letter, resume, and a two page writing sample.  Please include the phrase Planner Community Planning in the subject line of your e-mail. (Please limit your writing submission to no longer than 2 pages, even if it needs to be an excerpt.)  No telephone calls.  Position available immediately and open until filled. EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace. Only serious applicants should apply.

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Landscape Architecture Internship
RKLA Studio II New York City, NY (01/22/22)

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

RKLA Studio is accepting applications for a full-time summer internship.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated and eager to learn and participate in a variety of projects in our New York City, Hudson Square office. Interns will work directly with all members of the RKLA Studio team and experience all facets of working in a dynamic, friendly environment on a variety of public, cultural, historical, institutional, and private landscapes.

Intern Responsibilities:
• Assist in all aspects of a small Landscape Architecture Studio
o Conduct project research
o Prepare CAD drawings, 3D Models and Renders
o Prepare Client Presentations
o Organize and compile project and reference images and notes
o Site Visits

Educational Requirements (Applicants should meet one of the following):
• Students enrolled in a MLA Program
• Students in their fourth or fifth year of a BLA program
• Recent graduates of a BLA or MLA Program

Skills and Qualifications (Intermediate / Advanced proficiency with the following software):
• Auto CAD
• Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop)
• Sketch Up 3D Modeling Software
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

Time Commitment:
• Minimum 10 Weeks; June – August 2022
• Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6: 00 pm

Internship Benefits:
• RKLA Studio is committed to offering an educational and professional experience for students and recent graduates to enhance their knowledge and skills by participating in all aspects of design and project administration.
• Monetary Stipend

Application:
• Application Deadline February 28, 2022. Final Notifications by April 1, 2022
• Letter of Interest
• Resume
• Work Samples (Max 10 MB)
• Email all materials as PDF attachments with subject: SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP to resumes@rklastudio.com
RKLA Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Women-Owned Business in New York City and New York State.

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Real Estate Development Coordinator
Urban Housing Solutions II Nashville, TN (3/10/2022)

Urban Housing Solutions (UHS) is Nashville's leading nonprofit provider of affordable housing, with a mission to provide affordable homes in supportive communities. This position is a member of the UHS Development Team, tasked with the creation and preservation of affordable multifamily rental housing. The primary responsibility of the Development Coordinator is to assist with the execution of development projects from concept to completion, specifically on financial matters. The success of our affordable housing development projects often depends on our ability to collaborate with multiple partners and community members. Therefore, the Development Coordinator will leverage both real estate development and interpersonal skills to help the agency respond to the growing need for affordable and supportive housing in Greater Nashville.

 

 

 

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

 

  • Identify and implement opportunities for additional impact through affordable housing development and preservation, including market research and community engagement.
  • Coordinate pre-development activities, including site surveys, environmental assessments, feasibilities studies and other due diligence items.
  • Support the Development Team’s community engagement activities to inform programmatic aspects and neighborhood impact of future projects.
  • Evaluate project financial feasibility by managing dynamic pro forma models, adjusting multiple variables to find the best solution. This may include a mix of affordability levels, funding sources, commercial uses, and project structures.
  • Assist in identifying, pursuing, and securing financial sources for development projects to ensure long-term affordability and financial/environment resilience. This includes federal, state, and local grants; various forms of tax credits; rental assistance contracts; construction/permanent loans; and private philanthropy.
  • Collaborate on drafting and editing grant applications for development projects.
  • Support the successful closing of all necessary financing for development projects.
  • Work with the Development Team to create realistic project budgets and monitor those budgets through construction and lease up.
  • Support the Development Team in managing development projects including coordinating with design consultants, general contractors, and financial partners as required.
  • Research and evaluate innovative financial tools and strategies to address funding gaps or leverage additional resources in creative ways.
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for new development including acquisition of existing apartments, adaptive reuse, and vacant land for new construction.
  • Research and evaluate strategic opportunities for new development partnerships, including consulting roles for peer organizations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and other partners.
  • Help to develop and maintain strong relationships with multiple partners that support development activities, including local government, housing/community development entities, banks, corporations, and local foundations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

 

The Development Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of Design & Development. There is also regular contact with the Managing Director and the Director of Administration & Community Engagement.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:

 

  • Commitment to the agency’s mission of providing affordable homes and supportive services to Nashville’s most vulnerable populations.
  • At least two years of experience or education in real estate development or finance. Specific experience with affordable housing development and/or underwriting, including Low Income Housing Tax Credit funding, is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, ARGUS, or similar platforms for financial analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Creative problem solving and ability to adapt to changing market conditions and resources
  • Well-organized, thorough, and detail-oriented.
  • Respectful and sensitive to the varied circumstances and perspectives of UHS residents, partners, staff, and community members.
  • Understanding of local, state, and federal policies that support affordable and supportive development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team spirit.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced work environment and balancing multiple projects at a time.

 

 

 

 

PAY & BENEFITS:

 

$50,000/year. UHS offers all full-time employees competitive benefits including health insurance and a 401k plan with an employer match.

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Junior Transportation Planner
Nelson/Nygaard II Boston, MA & Austin, TX (03/11/2022)

Description

 

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a motivated, inquisitive, and organized junior transportation planner for its Boston/Austin office to support the firm’s nationally recognized work in planning for more equitable and livable communities. A strong interest in and some understanding of multimodal and active transportation planning or policy is a must.

 

About Us

For over 30 years, Nelson\Nygaard has led the transportation planning field with our values and innovation. We’ve always been guided by the principle of putting people first—designing transportation systems for people, not just cars. This principle also extends to how we operate as a firm. We were founded by two women who believed in the benefits of a more egalitarian workplace, where leadership and creativity can blossom at all levels and where diversity is a core strength. Today, we are 150 talented and dedicated people in nine offices across the country who continue to live by those values. What unites us at Nelson\Nygaard is the belief that transportation can change the world and our steadfast commitment to make the world more just, more sustainable, more connected, and more beautiful.

About You

  • You’re resourceful, inquisitive, communicative, and enthusiastic. You don’t just find problems, you suggest solutions. You take initiative.
  • You’re passionate about how sustainable transportation can make the world a better place.
  • You understand the connection between transportation and equity and are committed to incorporating equity, diversity, and inclusion into your work.
  • You are interested in working with our diverse clients and communities across the U.S. and Canada to create more equitable, livable, and sustainable mobility systems
  • You bring energy and a commitment to your teams and clients to do great work, together.
  • You’re a clear writer. You get to the point.
  • You have a keen eye for design and are able to turn content into compelling graphics and visual stories that make sense to non-technical audiences.

 

Responsibilities

Our junior transportation planners focus on planning for municipalities, agencies, universities, and private clients. Depending on your skills and our project needs, responsibilities include research, data collection and analysis, mapping, visual communications, writing and editing technical and public-facing reports, developing presentations and outreach materials, and supporting limited business development tasks. You will work both independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications and Requirements

Candidates must have one of the following prerequisites:

  • A master’s degree in planning or an equivalent degree with a specialization in transportation planning and 0-2 years of relevant experience, OR
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field and 1-3 years of experience in transportation planning; other relevant degrees and concentrations include, but are not limited to, civil/traffic engineering, transportation operations, urban/city/regional planning, public health, urban design, geography, and landscape architecture

The ideal candidate will demonstrate skills in at least three of the following areas:

  • Excellent skills in writing and storytelling, oral presentation, data analysis, and/or problem solving
  • Experience incorporating equity, diversity, and inclusion into academic and/or professional work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with mapping platforms (GIS), graphics (Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp), modeling (Synchro, TransCAD), and/or database analysis (R, Python)
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and communicate effectively with project managers, colleagues, and project partners
  • Proficiency in Spanish or other foreign languages

Strong candidates will have a passion for advancing equity through community-based efforts, including engagement with BIPOC communities, and will demonstrate an ability to work effectively with diverse communities.

Salary and Benefits

The annual salary range equivalent for this position is industry competitive, depending on qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, pre-tax transit and bicycling benefit, a 401k program, life insurance and paid time off. Additionally, we offer flexibility for work from home up to 3 days per week.

Applying for the Position

To apply, please click on the 'Apply Online' link. Qualified and interested candidates must submit the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Work samples that highlight your skills. There is a 6MB limit for work samples. If they exceed 6 MB, please provide a link (e.g., via Dropbox or a similar service).

 

 

At Nelson\Nygaard we believe that inclusion spurs creativity, and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status, we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of ethnic minorities.

The safety of all employees is a priority during COVID and we presently require everyone to be fully vaccinated to enter our studio. No waiver of requirement that the position advertised includes the capacity to be present in the studio is expressly or impliedly waived.

 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Associate Transit Planner
Nelson/Nygaard II Austin, TX (03/10/2022)

Description

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a motivated, inquisitive, and organized associate transportation planner for its Austin office to support the firm’s nationally recognized work in planning for more equitable and livable communities. A strong interest in and some understanding of transportation planning or policy is a must. This person will primarily work transit and urban corridors projects, but broad mobility interests and capabilities are a plus.

About Us

For over 30 years, Nelson\Nygaard has led the transportation planning field with our values and innovation. We’ve always been guided by the principle of putting people first—designing transportation systems for people, not just cars. This principle also extends to how we operate as a firm. We were founded by two women who believed in the benefits of a more egalitarian workplace, where leadership and creativity can blossom at all levels and where diversity is a core strength. Today, we are 150 talented and dedicated people in nine offices across the country who continue to live by those values. What unites us at Nelson\Nygaard is the belief that transportation can change the world and our steadfast commitment to make the world more just, more sustainable, more connected, and more beautiful.

About You

  • You’re resourceful, curious, communicative, and enthusiastic.
  • You’re passionate about how transportation can make the world a better, more equitable place.
  • You bring energy and a commitment to your teams and clients to do great work, together.
  • You want to grow and evolve as a leading transit and urban corridors planning professional.

Responsibilities

Our associate transportation planners focus on planning for municipalities, agencies, universities, and non-profit clients. Depending on your skills and our project needs, responsibilities include research, data collection and analysis, mapping, visual communications, writing and editing technical and public-facing reports, developing presentations and outreach materials, and supporting limited business development tasks. You will work both independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications and Requirements

Above all, we are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for sustainable transportation planning
  • Is an inquisitive self-starter and a natural problem solver
  • Understands the connection between transportation and equity and is committed to incorporating equity, diversity, and inclusion into their work
  • Is interested in working with our diverse clients and communities across the U.S. and Canada to create more equitable, livable, and sustainable mobility systems
  • Has experience, exposure, or passion for transit planning work

Candidates must have one of the following prerequisites:

  • A master’s degree in planning or an equivalent degree with a specialization in transportation planning and 0-4 years of relevant experience, OR
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field and 1-6 years of experience in transportation planning; other relevant degrees and concentrations include, but are not limited to, civil/traffic engineering, transportation operations, urban/city/regional planning, public health, urban design, geography, and landscape architecture

The ideal candidate will demonstrate skills in at least three of the following areas:

  • Excellent skills in writing and storytelling, oral presentation, data analysis, and/or problem solving
  • Experience incorporating equity, diversity, and inclusion into academic and/or professional work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with mapping platforms (GIS), graphics (Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp), modeling (Synchro, TransCAD), and/or database analysis (R, Python)
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and communicate effectively with project managers, colleagues, and project partners
  • Proficiency in Spanish or other foreign languages

Strong candidates will have a passion for advancing equity through community-based efforts, including engagement with BIPOC communities, and will demonstrate an ability to work effectively with diverse communities.

Salary and Benefits

The annual salary range equivalent for this position is industry competitive, depending on qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, pre-tax transit and bicycling benefit, a 401k program, life insurance and paid time off. Additionally, we offer flexibility for work from home up to 3 days per week.

Applying for the Position

To apply, please click on the 'Apply Online' link. Qualified and interested candidates must submit the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Work samples that highlight your skills. Please do not exceed 6 MB.

 

 

At Nelson\Nygaard we believe that inclusion spurs creativity, and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status, we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of ethnic minorities.

 

The safety of all employees is a priority during COVID and we presently require everyone to be fully vaccinated to enter our studio. No waiver of requirement that the position advertised includes the capacity to be present in the studio is expressly or impliedly waived.

 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Project Manager
Hodgson Douglas Landscape Architects II Nashville, TN (03/23/22)

HDLA, an award-winning landscape architecture firm located in the urban fabric near downtown Nashville, TN, is seeking a Landscape Architect/Project Manager with 7-18 years of professional
experience to join our energetic and creative design studio.

HDLA is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Firm, committed to design excellence and the creation of sustainable, beautiful, and memorable landscapes that evoke a sense of place and connect communities to the built environment. HDLA values professional growth, work-life balance, and a collaborative open office environment. HDLA’s diverse portfolio includes high profile urban spaces, parks, retail, mixed-use and civic centers, multi-family residential communities, institutional and campus planning, medical facilities, and green infrastructure. For a more in-depth cross section of work, please visit www.hodgsondouglas.com.

Successful Landscape Architect/Project Manager Candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. This position serves as the critical contact point between the firm and its clients as well as consultants and contractors with whom we work. As such, strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills are essential to the position. Candidates must be creative, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities, and able to work collaboratively and confidently within a project team. The position serves a crucial role within the overall firm structure and exists to fulfill the overall, as well as day to day, management of individual projects within the firm. Candidates should be passionate about design and
the practice of landscape architecture and motivated to make an impactful difference in this profession and it’s changing role in shaping built environments.

Skills Required
• 7-18 years of professional experience
• Experience in working on Landscape Architecture projects from Concept to Construction Administration
• Technically competent and experienced with both plant and hardscape design
• Well organized
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to communicate via sketches and hand graphics
• Disciplined in time management
• Strong personal skills including phone skills and personal interaction with clients
• Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks/schedules at one time
• Ability to effectively manage and delegate work to Project Designers within the firm
• Ability and Passion for collaboration during the entire design and construction process
• Working toward licensure or licensed
• Self-motivated

Education Requirements
BLA or MLA from an accredited Landscape Architecture program required. HDLA offers competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and work samples, in PDF format to Chris Mantle at cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com.

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Mid-Level & Senior Landscape Architect
Hollander Design Landscape Architects II New York, NY (03/25/22)

We’re hiring for two great positions
in our NEW YORK office

We’re a nationally recognized and growing AD100 design firm working on exciting projects from the Hamptons to Hong Kong. Our works covers a wide range of scales with a focus on private residences, urban rooftops, parks, campuses, historic landscapes and luxury real estate development. We believe in a family-first work environment that balances life with work. And in doing best-in-class landscape architecture because excellence makes us happy. Our work centers around responding to three ecologies in every project: the site’s ecology, the architectural ecology, and the human ecology.

See some our recent projects in Architectural DigestDesign BoomCity Lab, and The Wall Street Journal. Find out more via our InstagramLinkedIn and website.


Senior Landscape Architect/Designer with 8+ years experience

We’re looking for a candidate who:

  • Is an effective leader in a small-team setting on a wide range of project types.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal, team leadership and organizational skills
  • Is excited by the hands-on nature of work that includes physically sketching in addition to computer rendering; getting out into the field for construction administration and placing plant material.
  • Is ready to be a part of an always-learning environment that regularly offers continuing education opportunities
  • Shares our commitment to thoughtful, innovative design solutions appropriate to three ecologies: the site’s ecology, its architectural ecology and its human ecology.
  • Is interested in a fast-paced and rigorous design process that results in outstanding built work with a high level of detailing.

Required Skills:

  • Experience leading complex projects from schematic design through construction documentation and implementation.
  • Project management experience in high-end, single family residential design; urban private rooftops; or small-scale commercial development.
  • Experience working directly with clients and successfully coordinating deliverables with contractor, consultants, and lead team members
  • Highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead multiple tasks in a fast-paced studio environment
  • Demonstrated strong technical skills (Grading and Construction Details)
  • Experience with Lumion, Rhino or other 3-D rendering programs
  • Proficient in AutoCAD v2013, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture

Preferred Skills:

  • A working knowledge of plant material
  • Professional licensure

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Some travel maybe required. Position is for immediate hire.

Benefits:

Hollander Design is a well-established firm with a strong project base. We are an equal opportunity employer offering a creative and dynamic work environment across multiple offices. Benefits include:

  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Transit Plan Allowing Pre-Tax Expenses
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Performance Bonus Plan
  • Vibrant urban neighborhood in the heart of Union Square

To Apply:

  • Please email resume and project examples to the attention of work@hollanderdesign.com.
  • Send portfolio and resume as .pdf attachments (max. 10MB). Please do not send as a link to an outside site.

 


Landscape Architect/Designer with 4+ years experience

We’re looking for candidates who:

  • Like working cheerfully and effectively in a small-team setting on a wide range of project types.
  • Are excited by the hands-on nature of work that includes physically sketching in addition to computer rendering; getting out into the field for construction administration and placing plant material.
  • Are ready to be a part of an always-learning environment that regularly offers continuing education opportunities
  • Share our commitment to thoughtful, innovative design solutions appropriate to three ecologies: the site’s ecology, its architectural ecology and its human ecology.
  • Are eager to be a part of a fast-paced and rigorous design process that results in outstanding built work with a high level of detailing.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in contributing to complex projects from schematic design through construction documentation and implementation.
  • Experience in high-end, single family residential design, urban private rooftops or small-scale commercial development
  • Highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced studio environment
  • Strong Technical Skills (Grading and Construction Details)
  • Experience with Lumion, Rhino or other 3-D rendering programs
  • Strong hand rendering and digital graphic skills.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD v2013, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program

Preferred Skills:

  • A working knowledge of plant material
  • Professional licensure

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Some travel maybe required. Position is for immediate hire.

Benefits:

Hollander Design is a well-established firm with a strong project base. We are an equal opportunity employer offering a creative and dynamic work environment across multiple offices. Benefits include:

  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Transit Plan Allowing Pre-Tax Expenses
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Performance Bonus Plan
  • Vibrant urban neighborhood in the heart of Union Square

To Apply:

  • Please email resume and project examples to the attention of work@hollanderdesign.com.
  • Send portfolio and resume as .pdf attachments (max. 10MB). Please do not send as a link to an outside site.

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Entry Level Landscape Architect
T.J. Boyle Associates II Burlington, VT (03/28/22)

.J. Boyle Associates, a landscape architecture and planning firm practicing for over 50 years in Burlington, Vermont, is accepting applications for a full-time landscape architect / designer with GIS experience.

We are a small office that handles a wide range of projects throughout Vermont, New England, and the United States.  The position offers the opportunity to work on a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional projects including master planning for mixed-use, sustainability-oriented developments, as well as work supporting renewable energy projects such as scenic assessment, aesthetic analysis, 3D visualization, photographic simulation, and GIS analysis.  Due to the variety of projects, experience with a wide range of computer programs such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS, 3DS Max, and Adobe Creative Suite is recommended, as well as the ability to quickly become proficient with new computer programs.  The available position is targeted to a technically oriented individual with an eye for detail and creativity.

If you meet these criteria, enjoy a diverse project palette, and desire to work in a closely-knit team environment, please respond with your letter of interest, resume and examples of work to info@tjboyle.com.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture

Experience Required: 0 - 3 Years

T.J. Boyle Associates offers competitive salary commensurate with experience, and full benefits including medical, 401k, paid time off, and professional development.

About Burlington, Vermont – Located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of America's most livable cities.  Burlington has won numerous national awards, including “No. 1 of Top 10 Cities to Have It All” (Arts & Entertainment Network), and is nationally recognized for its culture of sustainability.   

 

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Landscape Architectural Designer
Offshoots Inc. II Boston, MA (04/04/22)

Landscape Architectural Designer

Offshoots, Inc. seeks a Landscape Architectural Designer to join our Boston-based team. Offshoots is a fast-paced hybrid design and horticultural installation practice. We are looking for a motivated and flexible individual with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. While we are a full-service landscape architecture practice, we have a strong focus on productive horticulture and green infrastructure—candidates with strong plant knowledge are preferred. The position will be diverse, equally involved in the design studio, installation team, and general office support. Responsibilities will include:

In the design studio:
• Candidates must have excellent graphic design skills, including the ability to create photorealistic perspectives, 3D visualizations, diagrams and rendered plans
• Candidates shall have familiarity with Sketchup and/or Rhino, Adobe Suite and AutoCAD
• Presentation booklets and project boards
• Drafting and construction detailing for projects ranging from single-family residences to public parks, streetscapes and plazas
• Research plants and plant communities including innovative installation and maintenance strategies

With the installation team:
• Coordination between design studio and installation team
• Coordination between installation team and clients
• Assist in plant sourcing, estimating, and buying using Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks

Office Support:
• Administrative (phones, email)
• Gather information from potential clients and schedule consultations
• Generate posts for social media platforms and maintain a consistent presence

547 Rutherford Ave | Boston, MA | 02129
p 617.500.6530 x101 | f 617.500.6531
www.offshootsinc.com

The candidate must have creative energy with a strong design sensibility and eagerness to contribute. Prior professional work experience is preferred (1-3 years).
Please email cover letter, resume, contact information for three references and a PDF of work samples or a portfolio to office@offshootsinc.com

About our Practice: Offshoots is a landscape architecture design studio and horticultural installation company in Boston. At Offshoots, we are focused on creating productive landscapes that provide ecological, social and economic benefits. We specialize in the design and installation of green infrastructure and phytoremediation systems to uptake and remove pollutants from the environment. Projects include large scale regional planning initiatives, public park, plaza, streetscape design, multi-family housing and residential gardens.

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Assistant Planning Director
City of Beverly, MA (4/28/2022)

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Horticulture Manager
The Duchess of Dirt II Bedford, MA (05/04/2022)

The Duchess of Dirt is looking to hire an experienced horticulturist/gardener to our team! We are a fine gardening company based out of Bedford, MA. We are looking to add an experienced gardener/horticulturist to our team. We are looking for someone who has a love of nature and all things garden related, a leader to help guide our teams. Our team loves to be outside enjoying all the beauty that nature has to offer us as we go about our day ‘nurturing the earth’. We nurture gardens which range from large beautiful estates in Concord and Carlisle to tiny quaint gardens in Charlestown, with lots of variety in between. Attention to detail is a must, along with a strong work ethic and a positive, up-beat attitude. They must be responsible, self-motivating and a strong team player. Other important skills are; the eagerness to share plant knowledge, good communication skills, the ability to work independently or part of a team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Managing a crew Managing gardens Managing jobs Driving pick up and dump trucks Wheelbarrowing Digging and dividing plants Shoveling Composting Mulching Pruning Weeding Planting Help dragging heavy tarps Requirements: 3-5 years professional gardening experience Possesses a clean and valid driver’s license Exceptional customer service skills The ability to lift up to 50 lbs Have reliable transportation Own a cell phone Live in the MetroWest greater Boston area This is a seasonal position that will end for the year by November to the middle of December with a restart date in the early spring of the following year. We value individuals who are flexible, reliable and trustworthy! Please send resumes and emails to: theduchessofdirt@gmail.com chris@theduchessofdirt.rocks

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Senior Planner
City of Worcester, MA (05/16/2022)

The City of Worcester’s Planning and Regulatory Services Division seeks applicants for the position of Senior Planner. A primary responsibility of the Senior Planner position is to support the administration of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), including providing professional development review services to support their decision making. The Senior Planner also participates in the overall work program of the Planning & Regulatory Services Division, which includes work in land use, zoning, urban design, long-range planning and related subject areas. Attendance at evening meetings is required, typically 2 or 3 meetings per month.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in city or regional planning, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, geography or other related discipline PLUS three (3) years of professional experience in planning, development review, or a directly related field; OR,

·       A Master’s Degree in city or regional planning, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, geography or other related discipline PLUS one (1) year of professional experience in planning, development review, or a directly related field will be considered in lieu of the above mentioned requirements.

 

SALARY RANGE: $66,663.34 - $79,561.88 annually, full-time, exempt, with an excellent benefits package.

 

For full position details and to apply by Friday June 3, 2022, please visit:  www.worcesterma.gov/employment

 

Direct inquiries to:  City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.

The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Town Planner
Town of Sterling, MA (05/25/2022)

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Senior Regional Arts & Culture Planner
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) II Boston, MA (05/23/2022)

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Senior Regional Land Use Planner
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) II Boston, MA (05/23/2022)

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Planner/Senior Planner
City of Clearwater, FL (05/13/2022)

NOW HIRING: Planner or Senior Planner

As a Planner or Senior Planner for the city of Clearwater, your education and experience will be developed in a fast-paced work environment where business is thriving and no day is the same.

Want to join a work environment that promotes creativity, confidence, personal/professional development, equity, and inclusion? Clearwater is the place to be. Just graduated? Our entry-level planners hit the ground running using their education and skills essential to the city’s day-to-day business operations. The work is diverse, and you will become seasoned in all facets of planning. Where will you work? Just a few minutes drive from beautiful Clearwater Beach, steps from a restaurant row of great eateries in Downtown Clearwater, and with a diverse workforce that is dedicated to getting the job done for the citizens of Clearwater. Paid Professional Development: Join professional organizations and travel for conferences paid by the city.

Benefits: Healthcare fully paid by the city, with access to the
city’s employee Health Center. Three weeks paid vacation.

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Associate Planner
Devens Enterprise Commission II Devens, MA (05/15/2022)

Find this Job Description on the town's website.

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Community Planner I
JM Goldson II Boston, MA (05/13/2022)

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Staff Planner
Town of Grafton, MA (05/06/2022)

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Energy and Environmental Planner
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission II Pittsfield, MA (09/02/2020)

BRPC is hiring an Energy and Environmental Planner, this is a full time and benefitted position. Download this job posting and the job description.

Dynamic and motivated individual sought for Planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. This position is directed toward assisting communities, conservation organizations, and local committees to create a more sustainable and resilient Berkshire region. This position will be involved in various energy, environmental and sustainability planning activities. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing support to a wide range of environmental and sustainability planning activities at local and regional levels. Primary focus areas are reducing energy use, increasing clean efficient energy use, identifying renewable energy opportunities, identifying and addressing climate change impacts and natural hazards, and protecting the natural environment.

Day-to-day work involves researching and analyzing energy, environmental and socio-economic information/data, generating, writing and producing plans and other technical documents, and interacting with the public. Employees are expected to exercise a degree of independent judgment and initiative in performing duties.

As a regional planning agency, BRPC prepares regional and community plans and works to implement them. BRPC also provides direct technical assistance to its 32 member municipalities with economic, housing, and community development issues and projects.

Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org by e-mail only: cover letter, resume, and a two page writing sample. Please include the phrase Energy & Environmental Planner in the subject line. (Please limit your writing submission to no longer than two pages, even if it needs to be an excerpt.)  No telephone calls. Position available effective May 20, 2022. A position description and information about BRPC are available at http://berkshireplanning.org/about/employment-and-internship-opportunities/.EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace. 1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA  01201.

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Senior Planner
City of Worcester, MA (05/16/2022)

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Town Planner
Town of Stoughton, MA (06/16/2022)

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Post Doctoral Research Associate
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning II UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA (06/13/2022)

Post Doctoral Research Associate - Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Apply now Job no: 514463
Work type: Post Doc (Amherst Only)
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Landscape Arch & Regional Plan
Union: Post Doc
Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

 

Job Description

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Drs. Elisabeth Hamin Infield and Henry Renski in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, starting in the Fall 2022. The successful candidate will contribute to efforts to model the projected levels of climate-change induced migration in the Northeastern United States with particular attention to the impacts of such on receiving areas. As part of these efforts, the candidate will work closely with other researchers and stakeholders from around the Northeast on developing a major research grant application(s) to support additional research and related community outreach and planning activities. The candidate is also expected to prepare scholarly publications on this topic.

 

Essential Functions

  • Contribute to efforts to develop models and pilot data explaining the migration response to climate change events, and its impacts on communities in the Northeastern U.S.
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team on research grant applications.
  • Present research to internal and external academic audiences.
  • Develop and write, usually collaboratively, scholarly publications on this topic.
  • Help plan and organize scenario-based workshops for on climate migration in the U.S. Northeast.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning, Economics, Geography or other Social Science, or will graduate by August 2022.
  • Have been academically active for no longer than 2 years post-PhD.
  • Significant experience working with socio-economic/geospatial data and managing large datasets.
  • Knowledge of empirical data analysis methods common to research in the Social Sciences.
  • Familiarity with climate change science with an emphasis on human behavior and community impacts.
  • Available to travel to Amherst, Massachusetts roughly once a month for team/stakeholders meetings. Travel expenses will not be covered. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in interdisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge or interest in agent base modeling or similar simulation techniques.
  • Knowledge or interest in domestic migration processes, patterns and data sources.
  • Interest in mentoring master's student(s) as part of the team.
  • Grant writing/grant development experience.
  • Strong academic writing skills.
  • Residence within the Northeastern U.S., or willingness to relocate.

 

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment.

 

Additional Details

  • Start date of the position is October 2, 2022.

 

Work Schedule

  • Flexible and remote work eligible, with commitments to scheduled meetings and monthly in-person meetings.
  • Candidates work full-time (40 hours per week, Monday – Friday) for 8 months.
  • Reappointment possible contingent upon availability of additional funding and candidate's performance.

 

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interests and skills as they relate to the position description, a CV, a research paper (working or published), and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. The search will remain open until filled.

Questions can be addressed to Henry Renski at hrenski@umass.edu and Elisabeth Hamin Infield at emhamin@umass.edu.

 

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.  To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.  It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Jun 13 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
 

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Entry Level Landscape Designer
Bernice Wahler Landscapes II Sandwich, MA (06/15/2022)

Bernice Wahler Landscapes is a boutique design practice located in the seaside village of Sandwich, MA. Our work is informed by the landscapes that surround us. With a deep appreciation for contextual design and the desire to create, we have been fortunate enough to design award winning landscapes throughout New England and have some fun along the way.

We are seeking an intern to entry level designer to join our team. The ideal team member’s relevant professional experience should include:

  • 0-3 years of experience in the field of landscape design
  • Understanding of earth sculpting and grading
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Comfort level and confidence to communicate with clients and collaborators

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with Principal and team on designs
  • Prepare presentation documents and participate in presentations
  • Required proficiency in AutoCAD for Mac, Adobe Suite and Sketch-up.

We are a dog-loving, Mac based office of 4 designers using Autocad, Sketch-up, Adobe Suite, and soft leaded pencils. Take a look at our work @ https://www.bernicewahlerlandscapes.com
If you think you could be a good fit, would love to hear from you. Please reach out to jenna@bernicewahler.com

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Planner III (Two Positions)
City of Chesapeake, VA (05/05/2022)

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Planner
Mount Ascutney Regional Commission II Ascutney, VT (06/22/2022)

The Commission seeks a Planner to assist with our land use program. The planner will be expected to provide technical assistance to member towns including the preparation of planning documents and regional studies. The planner may assist with other programs, such as energy or natural resource planning.

This position involves working closely with local, state and federal officials in a variety of capacities. The Planner will need to provide staff assistance to various boards and committees as
deemed necessary by the Executive Director.

The position requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning or a related field with a minimum of 2-4 years of related professional experience. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Experience using Microsoft products is required. The ability to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and graphics software (e.g. Sketch Up, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) is preferred.

The salary is commensurate with ability. The MARC has an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurances and retirement in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System.
MARC serves a 10-town area in southeast-central Vermont. Given the small size of the region, we work very closely with our member towns. Although the region is rural, we also have excellent recreational and cultural opportunities in and around the region.

If interested in this position, please send resume and cover letter to:
Jason Rasmussen
Executive Director
MARC
PO Box 320
Ascutney, VT 05030
jrasmussen@marcvt.org
For more information about the region, go to www.marcvt.org
This position was posted on June 22, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The MARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Housing Project Manager
Ann L. Silverman Consulting II Lowell, MA (06/01/2022)

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Town Planner
Town of Canton, MA (04/14/2022)

The Town of Canton seeks qualified candidates for Town Planner.  Position performs complex planning, administrative and supervisory work for the Town. The role involves developing sound approaches to growth and development; assessing proposals for growth control, land use development, community housing strategies and zoning by-law changes; develops long-range planning studies; assists in review and evaluation of development proposals; seeks and prepares grant applications. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and three to five years’ experience in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience in municipal planning. Masters degree and certification by AICP preferred. 

More information available at: www.town.canton.ma.us/jobs. Send resume & Town Application to: Meredith Hartling, 801 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021; email tohr@town.canton.ma.us; or fax to 781-575-6602. AA/EEO

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Senior Planner I/II - Housing
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission II Springfield, MA (06/15//2022)

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Community and Economic Development Program Manager
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission II Haverhill, MA (07/07/2022)

COME JOIN US IN THE MERRIMACK VALLEY! We are looking for a Community and Economic Development Program Manager.

 

Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC) is seeking an experienced planning professional to provide supervisory, administrative, and technical leadership in developing and managing the agency’s Community and Economic Development Program (C&ED). The C&ED Program Manager oversees all U.S. Economic Development Administration funding through its designation as the Economic Development District (EDD) for the Merrimack Valley and is responsible for managing the agency’s broad range of community and economic development projects and program staff.  

 

For more information, check out the full job description at:  https://mvpc.org/wp-content/uploads/MVPC-Community-and-Economic-Development-Program-Manager-2022.pdf

 

Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive Massachusetts state employee benefits package.

 

Resume and cover letter accepted at jobs@mvpc.org until the position is filled.

 

The Merrimack Valley Planning Commission is an EEO/AA Employer.

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Economic Development Coordinator
Town of Southborough, MA (07/07/2022)

EDC Coordinator

 

The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the part-time position of Economic Development Coordinator.  This position supports and coordinates the efforts of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) to ensure effective communication and collaboration between Town officials and businesses located in Southborough. Qualified applicants must be available to attend EDC meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Grants administration, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government. 

 

Applicants shall possess a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public relations and writing skills preferred.  This is a 19.5 hour [non-benefitted] per week position; the rate of this pay range starts at $23.57 per hour.  A full job description is posted at https://www.southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities.  Review of resumes will begin immediately.  Please e-mail to personnel@southboroughma.com

 

The Town of Southborough is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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Senior Housing Planner/Project Manager
City of Chelsea, MA (07/20/2022)

City of Chelsea

Senior Housing Development Project Manager

(Grant Funded)

Union: USWA / Pay Grade: 11

Annual Salary Range: $67,235.39 - $84,242.49*

*If hired before 11/2/2009 (up to $87,421.32)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the coordination and project management of the City’s housing development projects and housing programs. Professional work in meeting the City’s comprehensive housing agenda. Under the Direction of the Director, manage housing programs and development projects through the planning, design, and implementation phases, evaluate and effectuate City investment towards development of private and non-profit affordable and workforce housing, and assist in the creation of housing policy. Responsible for housing program development and management, grant management, program budgeting and project financing, and for the operation and monitoring of the City’s CDBG-funded and other housing projects and programs. 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

BA/BS in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Business Administration, Construction Management, or a related field of study and four (4) years of experience in private or municipal housing development, housing program management, and/or public housing administration; and/or Masters Degree with two (2) years of professional experience in a related field. 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 urban housing and planning theories, principles, and policies. Understanding of municipal, state, and federal housing policy, neighborhood planning and development, and housing markets and economic trends. Experience in the administration of housing programs, including financing and strategies to create safe, affordable housing and prevent displacement. Experience in housing development and program/project management, project budgeting and financing, and construction supervision for private and non-profit housing developments. Experience with grant funding and management. Strong writing and organizational skills. Solid and varied experience with Massachusetts real estate and land use law, statutes, and regulations applicable to housing planning, development, and financing. Familiarity with state and federal housing policy and regulations. Ability to manage a varied portfolio of project and program management responsibilities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively engage residents, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and stakeholders. Excellent, tactful, and effective written and oral communication. Bilingual (Spanish) is helpful.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Diane Carey, Director of Human Resources & Administration, City of Chelsea, 500 Broadway, Room 301, Chelsea, MA 02150. Email to dcarey@chelseama.gov or fax to 617-466-4175. Application forms are available in the Human Resources Department.

 

The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Safe Routes to School Outreach Coordinator (2 Positions)
AECOM II Boston, MA // Remote Position (07/18/2022)

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking (2) two Safe Routes to School Outreach Coordinators to be based in the Boston, MA area .

In this position, we will consider candidates from all over New England to include; New York, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. You will be a member of the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) outreach team, a program of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Safe Routes to School works with schools, communities, students, and families to increase biking and walking among elementary and middle school students in the Commonwealth. We promote a collaborative, community-focused approach that fosters mutual partnerships between advocacy groups, law enforcement, education leaders, and public health departments that all work together to promote safer routes for elementary and middle school students to get to school.

As the Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with public elementary, middle, and high schools along with municipal and community stakeholders within an assigned geographic territory. You will assist partner schools and communities with the implementation of school-based travel options for elementary, middle school, and high school students. You will work in a fast-paced team environment following an outreach model with goals and performance metrics.

Performs a range of outreach, transportation, and marketing tasks aimed at enhancing opportunities for Massachusetts elementary, middle, and high school students to utilize healthy, active means of transportation, with a primary focus on walking and cycling to/from school. Develop, promote, and/or implement a range of school-based programs with the goal to teach and inspire children to start walking and bicycling more often to and from school, improving their physical health, safety, and community.

Maintain outreach responsibilities in an assigned territory through activities that include but are not limited to:

  • Developing successful partnerships with existing and new partner schools and their stakeholders.

  • Deepening existing SRTS partner relationships through frequent contact and follow-up meetings, tracking program implementation and student participation.

  • Promoting bicycling and walking for school trips. Educating parents, students, school personnel, and community representatives on the benefits of these modes, as opposed to parent drop-off/pick-up of students.

  • Providing customized assistance as schools implement Safe Routes education, encouragement, engagement, and evaluation activities.

  • Assisting with school- and community-based SRTS plans and guiding the implementation of walking and cycling programs.

  • Increasing participation rates and program awareness among parents, students and stakeholders at school partner locations.

  • Coordinating Safe Routes events at participating schools.

  • Generating measurable results from school and student participation in Safe Routes initiatives.

  • Reporting on outreach activities and maintaining a current, accurate database of school contacts and participation.

  • Attending networking and public meetings to raise program visibility.

  • Conducting presentations and writing detailed reports for schools, stakeholders, and community groups.

  • Exceeding goals and performance metrics

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

DCS—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must possess a Valid Drivers License and have a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of outreach, education, sales, marketing, transportation planning, or other relevant business experience

  • Knowledge of Safe Routes to School programs

  • Experience working with SalesForce.com

  • Conversational Spanish or Portuguese

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268963BR

Additional Locations US - Springfield, MA - 19 Howard Street

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Town Planner
Town of Dover, MA (08/04/2022)

Town Planner

Town of Dover
The Town of Dover is seeking applicants for the full-time position of  Town Planner. The Town Planner performs professional, technical and administrative work providing information, organization, analysis, and coordination of the work of the Planning Board and assisting the Board with making land use decisions and recommendations to other Town boards and committees for all planning, community development, land use permitting, open space, economic development and housing activities. This position is part of the town's leadership team and reports to the Planning Board. Required: Bachelor’s Degree; Masters in Planning, Public Administration or related field preferred; five + years of municipal planning experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Salary: $85,318  +/- DOQ. Visit website for  full job description and Town applicationhttps://www.doverma.gov/Jobs.aspx. To apply, email resume, letter of interest, and completed Town application to kobrien@doverma.gov. Deadline: 8/26/22. 

 

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Senior Climate Resilience Project Manager
BETA Group, Inc. II New England Offices (08/02/2022)

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Green Building Internship Fall 2022
Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity II Florence, MA (08/05/2022)

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Town Planner
Town of Belmont, MA

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Landscape Designer
Krefta Landscaping Inc. II North Billerica, MA (08/29/2022)

Landscape Designer

We are looking for a full-time Landscape Designer to join our company. In this position, you will use computer-aided design software to help bring our clients' landscaping dreams to life. You will suggest where to place plants, hardscape, structures, and other items on their property. While computer and design skills are important, you also need familiarity with what types of plants thrive in a particular environment, so horticultural experience is beneficial. Creating the design will be your primary responsibility in this role.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initial client interview to determine their design goals
  • Draft a preliminary concept design for approval and revise as needed
  • Create a final concept design and construction document package
  • Oversee the purchasing of plant material
  • Oversee planting installation on site

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Certification in Landscape Design (preferred)
  • AutoCAD, Vectorworks, or Sketchup experience
  • Knowledge of design concepts and construction methods, including site grading
  • Horticulture knowledge and experience
  • Driver’s license and vehicle

Job Type: Full Time/Part Time

Pay: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Reimbursement Plan

Work Location: Krefta Landscaping, Inc.

  223 Rangeway Road

                          North Billerica, MA 01862  

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Senior Planner
Town of Sudbury, MA (08/30/2022)

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Landscape Designer
Bayview Landscape Architects II New York, NY (08/31/2022)

Bayview Landscape Architecture seeks a remarkable person to join our dynamic, supportive and diverse design team to support our mission of delivering a more enjoyable experience to clients throughout the landscape architecture design and construction process.

As a Landscape Designer at Bayview, you will be part of a team that thrives by working together and challenging each other to deliver design excellence on every project. Our supportive environment will help you learn and grow in your career with plenty of mentorship opportunities. Plus, we like to have fun in and out of the office with team-building events and fierce but friendly debates about important topics like the best breweries in New York, Beyoncé’s best studio album, and whether NFTs are art.

About the role:
As Landscape Designer, you will participate in all project phases and contribute to the design vision and execution. Your projects will range in size: from small courtyards; to private luxury residential master plans; to large, urban-scale open space systems.

In the first three months you will:

● Contribute to the design process as an engaged member of project teams
● Have mentors to help you become familiar with Bayview’s design processes, firm tools and software, and favorite neighborhood restaurants
● Visit at least one of our regional project sites that is actively under construction
● Attend client and design meetings
● Introduce yourself to the office about your background, experience, and personal interests

Over time you will:

● Gain experience in all phases of the design process
● Build a working knowledge of materials and share our interest in crafting details
● Grow into a leadership position for project teams - leading all aspects of project delivery
● Pursue professional development opportunities to continue learning and growing your skillset
● Contribute significantly to the design direction of projects of varying complexity and scale
● Influence and help guide the firm culture
● Pursue licensure to become a Landscape Architect

Qualifications:

● MLA, BLA, MArch or BArch is required
● Professional experience in a design practice is highly desirable
● Comfort in a hybrid Apple/Windows environment is required
● Excellent graphic and design skills including fluency with Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD
● Proficiency with the following programs is highly beneficial: InDesign; Photoshop; Illustrator; Bluebeam; and SketchUp
● Familiarity with Asana (project management software) is a plus
● Team-oriented with superior verbal and written communications skills
● Ability to manage time and self-edit work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple concurrent projects
● Proactive communication, strong work ethic and solutions-oriented ideas are highly valued

Compensation:
Salary range for this position is $50,000 to $65,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Benefits:
We offer competitive benefits including paid vacation, 401k, and commuter benefits.
● 7 paid holidays
● 10 days of PTO (paid time off)
● We offer a relocation stipend to out-of-state applicants moving to New York (to be determined)
● 401k with employer match upon eligibility
● Commuter benefit
● Hybrid work schedule 1 day remote per week
● Summer Hours (Friday afternoons off)

Location:
NYC Metro Area/Long Island City. Currently a hybrid work schedule with 1 days remote per week.

Hours:
Full Time, 40 hours per week

To Apply:
We are looking to hire immediately. Please send an application in the form of a single PDF containing your letter of interest, resume, and portfolio to chelsea@charettevg.com. The total file size should not exceed 10mb. Bayview Landscape Architecture 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. No phone calls, please.

About Bayview Landscape Architecture:

At Bayview Landscape Architecture, we improve outdoor enjoyment through landscape architecture. Our process starts with engaging our clients, partners, and end-users. Our designs reflect our ability to truly listen to and understand our client’s goals and aspirations; every design detail enhances the whole. We create unique outdoor environments that add value to people’s lives without losing sight of our responsibility as stewards of the land.

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Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect
Saratoga Associates II Saratoga Springs, NY (09/03//2022)

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Planning Technician
Town of Danvers, MA (08/31/2022)

The planning team in Danvers is searching for a Planning Technician to help assist with in-field inspections, construction project monitoring, and various regulatory research related to the Zoning Board, Conservation Commission, and Planning Board.

This is an excellent position for someone looking to gain experience with the ins and outs of municipal planning alongside a dynamic group of people. There will also be lots of opportunities for growth and training!  See the posting here: https://www.danversma.gov/job/planning-technician-planning-division/

Aaron Henry, AICP

Director of Land Use & Community Services

building|health|planning|recreation|seniors|veterans

Town of Danvers

1 Sylvan Street

Danvers, Massachusetts

978.777.0001, ext. 3029

www.danversma.gov

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Town Planner
Town of Westwood, MA (09/18/2022)

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Part-Time Assistant Town Planner/Grants Administrator
Town of Athol, MA (09/20/2022)

JOB POSTING

TOWN OF ATHOL

OFFICE OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

ASSISTANT TOWN PLANNER / GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR –

PART TIME, 20 HOURS

Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, the Asst. Town Planner / Grants Administrator is responsible for performing entry-level professional and paraprofessional assignments to provide staff support to the Planning & Community Development Department. The position assists with various phases of department projects which include providing support in project research, supporting staff at various public meetings, performing demanding technical assignments and providing overall office support coordination. The position provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers on a daily basis. Work is often project-oriented involving a full scope of activities and accountability. The Assistant Town Planner is required to work independently at times, within established policies and procedures of the department and the requirements of federal, state and local law (as applicable). May provide project-specific support to the Office of the Town Manager. All other duties as required. Bachelor’s degree in town or regional planning, or related field; or undergraduate with 2-3 years of courses in urban planning, landscape architecture, geography, architecture or a related field required. A minimum of one year of experience in the field of planning is preferred, or, a combination of education and experience may be considered. A general understanding of the state's Zoning Act, Subdivision Control Law, the Green Communities Grant Program, and the Global Warming Solutions Act are preferred. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required for transportation to off-site construction or development projects, required meetings with other communities or federal or state officials. This position under the SEIU collective bargaining unit with a 20-hour per week, four day workweek Monday through Thursday. Hours are negotiable. Hiring salary range is $22.46 to $26.03 per hour DOQE. A complete job description may be obtained from the Office of Planning and Community Development, at (978) 721-8500 ext. 517 or esmith@townofathol.org. For consideration please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to:

Eric R. Smith,

Director of Planning and Community Development 

Town of Athol

584 Main Street

Athol, Massachusetts

01331

Electronic submissions preferred to esmith@townofathol.org.

Athol is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled.

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