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Landscape Designer 1-2 years experience
Freeman Companies, Hartford, CT (Posted on 9/6/2017)

Freeman Companies, a multi-discipline design firm based in Hartford, CT, has an immediate opportunity for a site designer/landscape architect with 1-2 years of experience to join our landscape architecture studio. The candidate will provide design and support services for private and public clients. Our project work ranges from municipal parks and urban streetscapes to residential communities, corporate and educational facilities. Applicants should be hard-working, self-motivated, and detail oriented with strong design, graphic and communication skills. 

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in the use of current versions of AutoCAD
  • Expertise in traditional and digital renderings and graphics (Sketch-up / Adobe suite)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in grading
  • Seeks to obtain licensure within 12-24 months
  • Strong knowledge of plant materials
  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel)

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college program.

To apply for this position applicants should send cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to: Info@freemancos.com  

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Redevelopment Director
Brookline Housing Authority (posted on 9/8/2017)

The Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) seeks a Director of Redevelopment to lead its efforts to renovate and recapitalize its public housing developments. This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated person with broad skills and experience. 

Please see the pdf for for a complete position description and more information. 

PDF icon brookline ha redevelopment director 9 5 17.pdf

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Landscaping
UMass Residential Life Special Projects (Deadline 10/15/2017)

Job Title: Landscaping

Hiring Period: Fall Semester | Hourly Pay Rate: $11.00 | Hours per week: Flexible up to 20

On/Off Campus: On Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Work-Study, Non Work-Study

Job Description: SPECIAL PROJECTS ASSISTANTS: Special Project Assistants are undergraduate students who are actively enrolled in a degree-granting program. Each individual may work up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters with full time hours available during the winter and summer breaks. Work hours are 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM with a minimum commitment of 3 hours on each available day of work.. Starting wage rate will be $11 per hour. Work Study recipients are welcome, but an award is not required. 

The Office of Special Projects is an integral participant in the Residential Life program and is staffed primarily by students. Daily tasks are assigned by Student Supervisors when practical. Tasks may include assisting full-time trades to remove construction debris from on-going projects within halls and Family Housing apartments; grounds work (some mowing, raking, gardening, weeding, plant bed creation and maintenance, mulching, planting flowers, shrubs and occasional trees, episodic pruning, moving furniture and equipment, and other requested activity that will provide service to our primary stakeholders. In the winter we perform snow removal and ice control tasks. All staff must possess a current driver’s license, and may not be under a judicial sanction or other legal restriction that may limit access to any segment of the on-campus residential community. Daily tasks will be undertaken in both inclement and excellent weather conditions. An ability to accomplish heavy lifting and moving is important. Candidates with prior landscaping and other compatible outdoor experience are preferred, but this is not a requirement.

If interested please email Josh Burton at jjburton@umass.edu for instructions. The Special Projects office is open from 7 AM until 3 PM, Monday through Friday. Applications will be received through Oct. 15, 2017.

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Entry Level Landscape Designer
Freeman Companies, Hartford, CT (Posted on 8/31/2017)

Freeman Companiesa multi-discipline design firm based in Hartford, CT, has an immediate opportunity for a landscape architect with 1-3 years of experience to join our landscape architecture studio. The candidate will provide design and support services for private and public clients. Our project work ranges from municipal parks and urban streetscapes to residential communities, corporate and educational facilities. Applicants should be hard-working, self-motivated, and detail oriented with strong design, graphic, and communication skills. 

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in the use of current versions of AutoCAD
  • Expertise in traditional and digital renderings and graphics (Sketch-up / Adobe suite)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in grading
  • Seeks to obtain licensure within 12-24 months
  • Strong knowledge of plant materials
  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel)

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college program.

To apply for this position applicants should send cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to: info@freemancos.com

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Parks Planning & Design Intern
Town of Manchester, CT (Posted on 8/28/2017)

The Town of Manchester seeks to engage a graduate student or recent graduate in landscape architecture, urban design or a related field to assist in the creation of a master plan for Center Springs Park, a 57-acre urban park in the town’s core. See job posting below. 

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume and relevant work samples (in particular, evidence of design skills such as conceptual renderings or visualizations and a brief writing sample) to Kyle Shiel, Senior Planner at kshiel@manchesterct.gov.

PDF icon Town-of-Manchester-Parks-Planning-Intern-Job-Description.pdf

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Entry level Landscape Designer
Greylock Design Associates, Lenox, MA (Posted 8/2/2017)
Greylock Design Associates is looking to hire an entry level - 2 years of experience in Landscape Architecture for their Lenox MA office.  Individual(s) must have knowledge of CAD, Creative Suites, solid design skills, independence and ability to collaborate with other professionals.
Opening is immediate.
We enjoy client relationships in many aspects of the field of Landscape Architecture, (Residential, Institutional, Commercial, Planning, etc..). We are potentially opening a Boston office in the not so distant future (possible to transfer to Boston once Established). 

 
Please have portfolios and a letter of interest sent to:
Robert Akroyd 
Rakroyd@greylockdesign.com

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Entry Level Landscape Designer
Shadley Associates, Lexington, MA (Posted 7/17/2017)

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.

Please email cover letter, resume and work samples to Pamela Shadley at pshadley@shadleyassociates.com
Website: http://www.shadleyassociates.com/employment

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Landscape Designer 1-3 years
Stephen Stimson Associates, Princeton, MA (Posted on 6/12/2017)

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
jabbott@stephenstimson.com

PDF icon Summer 2017 Princeton Studio Advert_SSA.pdf

 

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Transportation Planner (P1) / Senior Transportation Planner (P2)
The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), Hartford, CT 06106 (Deadline 8/15/2017)

http://crcog.org/2017/07/13/senior-transportation-planner-p2/

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

Contact Information

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 cradzins@crcog.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

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2017 Summer Internship
Woodburn & Company Landscape Architecture, LLC, Newmarket, NH 03857 (Posted on 6/6/2017)

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 (vicky@woodburnandcompany.com) with resume and work samples.

 

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Planning Technician
SWRPC, Keene, NH (Posted on 5/3/2017)
The Southwest Region Planning Commission (SWRPC) is looking to fill the position of Planning Technician.
 
SWRPC is based in Keene, NH and serves the 34 communities of the Monadnock Region. This is an entry-level position to be involved in a range of activities including sustainability as well as transportation, emergency preparedness and public health planning. Activities may involve fieldwork.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, environmental science or related field. Graduate degree, prior internship and/or professional experience a plus. Additional qualities include well developed interpersonal skills, well organized, familiarity with common office computer applications, ability to collect and process data, multi-task, and work both independently and as part of a team in a professional environment. Familiarity with ArcGIS a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to attend occasional evening meetings. Some physical activity required.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Tim Murphy, Executive Director
Southwest Region Planning Commission
37 Ashuelot Street
Keene, NH 03431
tmurphy@swrpc.org

 
Please respond promptly (preference by 5/19/17). This position is open until filled. EOE.
SWRPC reserves the right to close this position announcement and search process at any time at its sole discretion.

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Landscape Architect 3-5 yr
Beals and Thomas (Posted on 4/18/2017)

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

TO APPLY: 
Email
David J. LaPointe, RLA, LEED AP, CPSI
Principal
dlapointe@bealsandthomas.com

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Farmland Protection Policy Research Intern
American Farmland Trust, Northampton, MA (Posted on 4/26/2017)

Internship Description

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.

Qualifications

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.

Compensation

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.

Apply

Interested applicants please email your resume and cover letter to pmccabe@farmland.org.

PDF icon Internship Description Spring 2017.pdf

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Landscape Architect
J Buckley & Associates, Inc, Burke, VA 22015 (Posted on 4/18/2017)
J. Buckley & Associates, Inc. is a small well-established landscape architecture firm in Northern Virginia seeking a landscape architect. We pride ourselves on creativity in our design work and on staying involved with a project to its completion. We work in a collaborative, team atmosphere and stay on the cutting edge of technological advances. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in all facets of landscape architecture. The position involves conceptual design development, planting plans, detail design and site analysis for a variety of projects. We have a full range of benefits available including competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, and retirement plans
 
Skills Required:
The position requires knowledge of  AutoCad, Photoshop and MS Office.
 
Education Requirements:
BLA or BSLA degree from an accredited college program in Landscape Architecture
 
Please send your resume, references and portfolio examples as a PDF attachment to the below email address only.
 
J Buckley & Associates, Inc
Chase A Allen
Thank you,
 
Joseph R Buckley, RLA, ASLA
President

J. Buckley & Associates, Inc.
9300-F Old Keene Mill Rd.
Burke, VA 22015
Telephone: (703) 451-6069
E-mail: JRB@JBuckleyInc.com

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Junior Landscape Architect
Parks & Recreation, City of New York (Deadline 4/7/2017)

PDF icon Junior-Landscape-Architect.pdf

Salary: $47,860 - $55,039
Office Title: Junior Landscape Architect
Work Location: Olmsted Center, Queens

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• 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.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in landscape architecture from an accredited college or university.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
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.

TO APPLY:
Click here to apply: Junior Landscape Architect OR
1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID#: 283882

 

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EDSA 2017 Internship Programs
EDSA Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations  APPLY

Four Internship Programs:

Spring + Summer Term (January - August)
Deadline: 09.15.2016

Summer Term (May - August)
Deadline: 01.15.2017

Summer + Fall Term (May - November)
Deadline: 01.15.2017

Fall Term (Septempber - November)
Deadline: 04.15.2017

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