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Job: Landscape Architect Pittsburgh Office (posted 11/03/17)
Strada, a cross-disciplinary design firm, is seeking a passionate and creative, licensed Landscape Architect to support urban and campus planning efforts and landscape design. Master of Landscape Architecture a plus but not required, and a minimum of eight years of experience in commercial Landscape Architecture. Strada is a design focused, team environment where architects, landscape architects, planners, collaborate with interior designers, exhibit designers, and graphic designs to create exceptional places.
Strada covets individuals with diverse and/or complimentary higher education and work experience, excellent communications skills, and the ability to thrive in a Team environment. Skilled facility with BIM and digital design, free hand sketch and drawing skills are a plus. Experience with zoning, land use and community engagement are an important part of our collaborative place making process.
No entry level applicants will be considered, minimum 8 years practical experience. Please submit portfolio, resume, and a letter of interest that communicates why you are the right team member for Strada and any other information you believe is important.
Strada is interested in meeting creative, passionate, and articulate individuals who will thrive in our collaborative cross-disciplinary design studio. Our culture provides wonderful opportunities to enrich your design talents, excel in your professional development, and nurture your intellectual pursuits. Strada is committed to the development of our staff and actively supports individual professional growth. To apply, please submit a cover letter communicating your interests, passions, and skill sets, one page maximum; a resume with education and work history; and a portfolio that provides a minimum of three projects that you think best represent your individual design talents, capabilities, and interests.
Cover letter, resume, and portfolio should be combined into a single pdf so that you only need to send one file. Include your surname in the document name and email the pdf to careers@stradallc.com. Do not send files larger than 15 MB. This inbox is automated, so do not attempt to use it to contact Strada staff. To ensure your privacy, all applications are kept confidential.
Job: Project Architect (Team Leader) Pittsburgh Office (posted 11/03/17)
Seeking licensed professional experienced in higher education projects including teaching and research laboratory, academic classroom, programming and planning. Candidate shall have a minimum of 10 years in higher education design experience including team leadership and project management, and who is passionate about their work, enjoys a collaborative team environment.
Important skills include:
• team management including allied engineering disciplines
• collaborative leadership in design and quality control
• technical knowledge and strong design sensibility
• facility with digital design including a working knowledge of BIM
Strada is interested in meeting creative, passionate, and articulate individuals who will thrive in our collaborative cross-disciplinary design studio. Our culture provides wonderful opportunities to enrich your design talents, excel in your professional development, and nurture your intellectual pursuits. Strada is committed to the development of our staff and actively supports individual professional growth. To apply, please submit a cover letter communicating your interests, passions, and skill sets, one page maximum; a resume with education and work history; and a portfolio that provides a minimum of three projects that you think best represent your individual design talents, capabilities, and interests.
Cover letter, resume, and portfolio should be combined into a single pdf so that you only need to send one file. Include your surname in the document name and email the pdf to careers@stradallc.com. Do not send files larger than 15 MB. This inbox is automated, so do not attempt to use it to contact Strada staff. To ensure your privacy, all applications are kept confidential.
Job: BCWH Landscape Architect and Campus Planner (posted 10/20/17)
The Van Yahres Studio of BCWH is seeking an extraordinary individual who shares our passion for campus planning and design as well as the general practice of landscape architecture. BCWH is a multidisciplinary design firm headquartered in vibrant Richmond, Virginia. Its Van Yahres Studio is nationally recognized for its work in campus planning and design.
This will be a senior position, with excellent opportunities for advancement. The successful candidate will start strong and advance quickly. Primary responsibilities will include design leadership, project management and client relations for a wide variety of planning and design projects. The successful candidate will be disciplined, well-organized and flexible. He or she must be an inspired planner and designer, capable of imagining, articulating and producing creative solutions to our clients’ needs. He or she must also possess excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with consultants, the firm’s partners and a talented and diverse staff.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
·        A degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program. A masters degree is desirable but not required.
·        A minimum of 7-8 years relevant experience, showing steady growth in skills and responsibilities throughout their career.
·        Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing ability.
·        Strong technical skills, including grading, construction design and construction administration.
·        Professional registration in the Commonwealth of Virginia or the ability to obtain registration through comity.
·        Strong graphic skills, including freehand drawing.
·        Fluency in computer skills, including MS Office, Adobe CS, AutoCadd and Sketchup or similar modeling programs. Experience in BIM programs such as Revit is desirable but not required.
·        Strong interest in the world of higher education.
If you are looking for professional opportunity and creative challenges as part of a friendly, caring and well-managed firm, we would love to hear from you. BCWH offers health, life, short and long-term disability insurance, paid sick leave, a 401K plan, paid vacations and holidays.
BCWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Please send resumes and expressions of interest to BCWH 1840 West Broad Street, Suite 400 Richmond, VA 23220. Digital resumes and portfolios (5 MB max file size) may be directed to Syd Knight. No calls, please.
Job: Entry Level Landscape Architect (posted October 18, 2017)
Experience: 0-4 years
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
About:
AE7 Pittsburgh is a multidisciplinary, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and master planning firm located in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Strip District. Throughout our seven offices worldwide, AE7 provides an unparalleled commitment to design excellence on all projects, small or large. From conception of a project idea to construction, our team of innovative designers bring the visions of the client to life.  Our designs focus on the intricacies and the successful interweaving of architecture, site, people, programming and function, connecting each project to its unique surroundings and context.
Description:
We are currently seeking talented, design oriented candidates to fulfill entry level positions in our Pittsburgh landscape architecture studio. Candidates should be highly motivated individuals who have an eye for design, willingness to collaborate and flexibility to adjust to changing project needs. Work will be comprised of international and/or domestic projects.
Responsibilities:
·        Work on entry level assignments to develop professional work knowledge and abilities
·       Prepare concept, schematic, design development and construction documentation in collaboration with design team
·       Prepare general landscape construction detailing, grading and documentation
·        Develop graphic presentations including plan, section, 3-dimensional renderings and design reports
·       Prepare hand sketches and diagrams to illustrate design intent
·       Participate in coordination meetings with clients, consultants and team members
·        Participate in office activities, initiatives and learning development programs
Requirements:
·        Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from LAAB accredited Landscape Architecture program
·        Strong design skills and attention to detail
·        Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary studio environment
·        Positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
·        Ability to convey designs in both hand sketch and digital form
·        Effective verbal and written communication skills
·        Proficient in: AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up
·        Experience in additional platforms is a plus (including, Rhino, Lumion, ArcGIS, Civil 3D and Revit)
AE7 offers competitive compensation (based on experience) and benefits package including; medical, dental and life insurance and 401(k) program.
Qualified candidates should electronically submit a single PDF which includes a cover letter, resume and portfolio to HR.Pittsburgh@ae7.com with the job title “Entry Level Landscape Architect” in the subject line. All submissions should be under 10MB with the applicant’s name in the filename. To learn more about AE7 please visit http://ae7.com/
Job: Landscape Architect / Planner (Posted October 6, 2017)

Environmental Design, Pittsburgh, PA

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Job Description

Louis Berger’s Planning practice is seeking a Landscape Architect/Planner to support growing workloads in its Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA offices. The Landscape Architect/Planner is a key role that will have the opportunity to impact the team’s diverse portfolio through the following:

·     Contribute to private and public facilities master plans (including for federal facilities and educational facilities), resiliency planning, transportation planning, urban planning and landscape planning and design.

·     Participate in planning projects, stakeholder interviews, existing conditions analysis using GIS, develop high quality plan graphics, renderings and 3D models using software as well as hand drawing.

·     Support design projects through preparation of landscape plans for ecosystem restoration projects, landscape design, streetscape and construction drawings for a variety of landscape architecture projects.

Required Experience

The successful candidate will have the following:

·     1-4 years of practical experience in landscape architecture

·     Master of Landscape Architecture degree or BA with 2 years of experience minimum.

·     Team-based orientation.

·     Ability to conduct independent research and interest in sustainable and resilient design.

·     Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and 3D modeling.

·     Eligibility for US government security clearance.

·     Due to the team-based nature of the work and mentoring environment, presence in the office is expected.

Required Project Skills:

·     Read, understand, summarize, and apply existing planning documents, studies, and regulations

·     Create analysis map layers (GIS, CAD, Illustrator, InDesign)

·     Listen and record stakeholder input during interviews and charrettes, quickly and thoroughly

·     Graphic design to convey program requirements, statistics, and stakeholder input

·     Hand sketch clear concept/bubble diagrams as well as plans for urban and landscape development

·     Digitally render plans for urban and landscape development in Illustrator or similar

·     Digitally render landscape/urban designs perspectives in Photoshop or similar

·     3D model landscape/urban designs in Sketchup or similar (graphic enhancement plug-ins a plus)

·     Construction documents in AutoCAD

·     Create Grading plans, layout/dimension plans and landscape plans, details and notes following CAD standards

Preferred Qualifications:

·     Familiarity with AutoCAD and ESRI/GIS.

·     Landscape Architecture license not required. (Louis Berger will support and reward obtaining licensure).

·     Previous Military Installation Master Planning experience.

Applicants will be asked to provide a writing sample showing description of a design problem, analysis, and recommendations, and graphic samples showing information synthesis (infographics), plans/sections/elevations, analysis graphics, 3D renderings of final designs. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

 

Company Description: Site Design Concepts is an award winning professional engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, and environmental services firm headquartered in the heart of the thriving historic downtown Central Business District of York, Pennsylvania steps from shopping, restaurants, and breweries. SDC was founded over 23 years ago with a passion to provide great service to our Clients, while designing project sites that are innovative, constructible, and cost-conscious. We work diligently to support our Client’s efforts, advocate for their projects, and contribute to their success while maintaining a collaborative company culture.

Job Description: We are searching for a motivated individual to join our growing team of civil/site professionals as we design the communities in which we live, work, and play. Qualified candidates must have high-level verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills (AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office), strong work ethic, and the ability to work well alone and as part of a team.

As a Landscape Designer, you will use your site design knowledge and CADD skills to create a wide variety of land development projects through preparation of site layout, grading, landscape design, utility, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, PennDOT HOP and other related permit and construction plans. Candidate must have the ability to understand and apply municipal ordinances and regulations to designs. Planting design experience is a must.

Our ideal person has a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and is on the path to licensure as a professional landscape architect in Pennsylvania or Maryland.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, 3+ years of related experience, and a PLA or on the path to licensure, or;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, 2+ related internships or co-ops  (please provide references)
  • Strong organizational, technical, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, or other modeling software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

We expect you to work hard and have fun while utilizing your experience, CADD knowledge, and communication skills to further your career. SDC offers quarterly employee appreciation outings, professional development opportunities, a business casual dress code, collaborative culture, flexible schedule, and a competitive pay and benefits package that is scalable with experience, including bonuses and a 401k plan with company match.

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@sitedc.com

Why York, PA?
York, PA is conveniently located just an hour north of Baltimore, two hours from Philadelphia, and about four hours from Pittsburgh and New York City. The City of York carries an urban, downtown feel of some much larger cities, while enjoying the perks of a small town. You will enjoy great dining, shopping, museums, music, art, and theaters, all within walking distance of our headquarters in the historic downtown. York is home to minor league sports teams, award-winning craft breweries and wineries, historic architecture, concerts, and many professional development groups.  Meanwhile, York County also offers plenty for those who enjoy the great outdoors including a picturesque countryside with outdoor recreational activities including biking the York County Heritage Rail Trail, hiking in Pinchot State Park or Rocky Ridge County Park, fishing in Lake Redman, boating in the Susquehanna River or Chesapeake Bay, and skiing and snowboarding at Roundtop Mountain Resort. The beaches of New Jersey and Maryland are also accessible within a few hour drive. York County truly has something for everyone’s tastes!

Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture seeks a thoughtful, inquisitive individual who advances design practice through work firmly grounded in creative responses to environmental and social challenges. to join our collegial community as a tenure-track faculty starting in August 2018.

We seek to enrich our department with faculty who share our commitment to leadership in teaching, creative and/or scholarly work, and in preparing students to be professional leaders. We live our mission: great work grounded in commitment to environmental and social good.  We share this commitment with our students as we prepare them for professional leadership by cultivating skills and values needed to do meaningful work.

Required Qualifications include PhD in Landscape Architecture or a related discipline, with at least one professional degree in Landscape Architecture preferred; a record of scholarly and/or built works that aligns with our mission; and a strong research agenda. Candidates must also demonstrate commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary cooperation, show evidence of success in teaching, and be enthusiastic team players to thrive in our frequently team-taught courses.

The successful applicant will apply expertise to design studio, to “skills” courses (especially GIS, but also possibly visual representation, landform grading, planting design, materials, stormwater management) and to Geodesign coursework; they also will make an ongoing commitment to scholarship in creative work and/or research addressing landsape architecture grounded in environmental and/or social commitment. Applicants for this position should expect to teach 2 courses per semester, one of which will be design studio.

Our faculty possesses considerable breadth of expertise and unanimous commitment to teaching, research and outreach. Many classes are team-taught and frequently engage students and faculty from other disciplines—which means that we both expect and value effective teamwork. Faculty conduct and publish peer-reviewed scholarship which may include creative practice and/or externally-funded research. Faculty also engage in service to the University, community, and profession.

Landscape Architecture at Penn State (http://stuckeman.psu.edu/larch) includes a 5-year professional undergraduate program (BLA) that is consistently ranked among the top 3 by Design Intelligence, a highly-ranked 3-year professional graduate program (MLA), a research-focused graduate program (MSinLA), and an online MPS in Geodesign (https://geodesign.psu.edu/). We also participate in Architecture’s PhD program. The department requires all undergraduates to undertake study abroad; for many, this is through our program in Bonn, Germany.  Our departmental community includes about 190 students and 19 faculty. Our home, the LEED Gold Stuckeman Family Building, serves as an inspiring environment for learning and scholarship.

Our department resides within the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, which includes Architecture and Graphic Design.  Thanks to our School’s Stuckeman Endowments, our efforts are greatly enriched—by chairships and professorships, by funding for faculty initiatives, exhibits and lectures, etc.  Note as well the significant location of our department within a College of Arts and Architecture, which includes Theatre, Music, Visual Arts, and Art History.  Our university context offers an exciting array of opportunities for scholarship and outreach; within our School these include the Hamer Center for Community Design, the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, and our new E+D (Ecology + Design) collaborative.

Penn State is an internationally highly ranked Tier 1 research institution and a land grant university. University Park/State College (86,000 inhabitants/44,000 students) is a delightful small city located in a central Pennsylvania rural valley of beautiful farmland amidst wooded mountains; yet Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York City can each be reached in a four-hour drive or less.

To apply, submit a letter that includes a statement of teaching interests and a brief description of creative and/or research achievements; a curriculum vitae; representative samples of research and/or creative works; and names of three references.  All of these materials must be submitted via Penn State’s Electronic Jobs Management System (EJMS): https://psu.jobs, job #74434. For full consideration, submissions must be received by December 15, 2017; review will begin immediately thereafter and continue until suitable candidates are found.  Please direct any questions to Larry Gorenflo, Chair Faculty Search Committee:  814-863-5337 or ljg11@psu.edu.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups.

Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture seeks a thoughtful, inquisitive individual who advances design practice through work firmly grounded in creative responses to environmental and social challenges. to join our collegial community as a tenure-track faculty starting in August 2018.

We seek to enrich our department with faculty who share our commitment to leadership in teaching, creative and/or scholarly work and in preparing students to be professional leaders. We live our mission: great work grounded in commitment to environmental and social good. We share this commitment with our students as we prepare them for professional leadership by cultivating skills and values needed to do meaningful work.

Required Qualifications include a terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or a related discipline (with at least one professional degree in Landscape Architecture), a record of scholarly and/or built works that aligns with our mission, and experience in innovative professional practice. Candidates must also demonstrate commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary cooperation, show evidence of success in teaching, and be enthusiastic team players to thrive in our frequently team-taught courses. PhD preferred.

The successful applicant will apply expertise to design studio, to “skills” courses (potentially including visual representation, landform grading, planting design, materials, stormwater management) and/or to the professional practice course; they also will make an ongoing commitment to scholarship in creative work and/or research addressing landscape architecture grounded in environmental and/or social commitment. Applicants for this position should expect to teach 2 courses per semester, one of which will be design studio.

Our faculty possesses considerable breadth of expertise and unanimous commitment to teaching, research and outreach. Many classes are team-taught and frequently engage students and faculty from other disciplines—which means that we both expect and value effective teamwork. Faculty conduct and publish peer-reviewed scholarship which may include creative practice and/or externally-funded research. Faculty also engage in service to the University, community, and profession.

Landscape Architecture at Penn State (http://stuckeman.psu.edu/larch) includes a 5-year professional undergraduate program (BLA) that is consistently ranked among the top 3 by Design Intelligence, a highly-ranked 3-year professional graduate program (MLA), a research-focused graduate program (MSinLA), and an online MPS in Geodesign (https://geodesign.psu.edu/). We also participate in Architecture’s PhD program. The department requires all undergraduates to undertake study abroad; for many, this is through our program in Bonn, Germany.  Our departmental community includes about 190 students and 19 faculty. Our home, the LEED Gold Stuckeman Family Building, serves as an inspiring environment for learning and scholarship.

Our department resides within the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, which includes Architecture and Graphic Design.  Thanks to our School’s Stuckeman Endowments, our efforts are greatly enriched—by chairships and professorships, by funding for faculty initiatives, exhibits and lectures, etc.  Note as well the significant location of our department within a College of Arts and Architecture, which includes Theatre, Music, Visual Arts, and Art History.  Our university context offers an exciting array of opportunities for scholarship and outreach; within our School these include the Hamer Center for Community Design, the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, and our new E+D (Ecology + Design) collaborative.

Penn State is an internationally highly ranked Tier 1 research institution and a land grant university. University Park/State College (86,000 inhabitants/44,000 students) is a delightful small city located in a central Pennsylvania rural valley of beautiful farmland amidst wooded mountains; yet Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York City can each be reached in a four-hour drive or less.

To apply, submit a letter that includes a statement of teaching interests and a brief description of creative and/or research achievements; a curriculum vitae; representative samples of research and/or creative works; and names of three references.  All of these materials must be submitted via Penn State’s Electronic Jobs Management System (EJMS): https://psu.jobs, job #74430. For full consideration, submissions must be received by December 15, 2017; review will begin immediately thereafter and continue until suitable candidates are found.  Please direct any questions to Larry Gorenflo, Chair Faculty Search Committee:  814-863-5337 or ljg11@psu.edu.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

TOWN OF AMHERST, NEW YORK

Community Background:

Amherst, a vibrant community of 126,000 residents, is the premier suburb of the City of Buffalo in western New York. Over the course of the past several decades, Amherst has undergone major changes that have reshaped its role in the economy of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. After a long history as a rural-agricultural community, the Town has emerged as an affluent bedroom community with a diverse economy, driven in part by the opening of the North Campus of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Amherst has transitioned into one of the region’s major employment centers accommodating over 103,000 jobs.

Due to its outstanding environment, educational opportunities, excellent services and public safety, Amherst remains the community of choice for families. This record of excellence has, in large part, been the result of the community’s ongoing commitment to effective planning and design. The Town has an adopted Comprehensive Plan that undergoes routine performance monitoring and updating. Its zoning code is continually reviewed in response to changing technology, planning practice and market shifts.

Distinguishing Features of the Position:

Under the direction of the Planning Director, the Landscape Architect will prepare and review urban design plans, site concept plans, grading/drainage plans, landscape plans, construction drawings, specifications and cost estimates as related to existing and proposed park, recreation, open space, roadway and building site development. The incumbent gives direction to project engineers, architects and contractors involved with landscaping and park/trail, pedestrian and bicycle facility projects. Related work includes; review of site and landscape plans for commercial development and residential subdivisions; grant writing and administration; review, preparation and administration of local laws regarding landscaping and tree preservation; assists with the preparation of comprehensive plans and various planning studies as they relate to environmental issues and park, recreation and open space planning.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Performs reconnaissance surveys of existing and proposed parks or other project sites for the purpose of formulating development plans;
  • Secures data for the preparation of site development plans, interprets the data, creatively designs, and assists in the coordination and drawing of detailed construction plans;
  • Assists in the preparation of cost estimates and specifications for various municipal projects;
  • Gives direction to project engineers and contractors involving matters related to landscaping, grading, drainage, planting and tree preservation;
  • Coordinates consulting professionals and town staff as part of project management for various projects including park planning, design and construction projects and selected planning projects;
  • Reviews private development plans compliance with the Zoning Ordinance and other local laws in areas related to landscaping, tree preservation and environmental impacts;
  • Performs inspections of private project sites to verify conformance with approved landscape and site plans and prepares written reports to the Commissioner of Building;
  • Reviews Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Special Use Permit applications and prepares a report for the Zoning Board of Appeals;
  • Performs research and assists in the preparation and revision of local laws regarding landscaping, tree preservation and visual impact assessment;
  • Performs duties as staff for the Division of Forestry in matters relating to municipal tree planting, urban forestry and Tree Removal Permit Application review and prepares written reports where required;
  • Researches grant opportunities and assists in the preparation of grant applications and the administration of grants;
  • Participates in staff meetings to review current work, outline future work and receive general orientation and direction;
  • Conducts presentations at public meetings and hearings related to current projects;
  • Attends regular meetings of assigned citizens committees and provides technical assistance;
  • Maintains digital and hard copy records and files on all pertinent material;
  • Answers technical questions on landscaping and planting matters;
  • Meets with municipal and state officials and technical personnel to discuss park, recreation, open space planning and environmental issues.

Performance, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

Good knowledge of the principals and practices of landscape architecture and urban design; ability to prepare sketches and plan graphics, general designs, working drawings and specifications; a general knowledge of plant ecology, pathology, entomology and horticulture; knowledge of soil erosion control; knowledge of grading and stormwater management; ability to assemble and evaluate site data; ability to interpret and analyze statistical data; ability to evaluate landscaping/site development projects, plan improvements and complete cost estimates; general knowledge of the principals of land use planning and urban design; ability to express oneself effectively, both orally and in written form; general knowledge of and skills with commonly used computer operating systems including Geographic Information Systems, Computer Aided-Design and Drafting, including three-dimensional computer rendering; resourcefulness; initiative; tact; good judgment.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have graduated from an accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in landscape design, review and plan implementation; OR

Graduation from an accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, and two (2) years of experience in landscape design, plan review and plan implementation one (1) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

Six (6) years of experience in landscape design, review and plan implementation, at least two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience Level:

(2-6 YEARS) RLA Preferred

Salary Range:

$49,373 – $68,512

Deadline:

Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest and resume to the contact listed below by 5:00 p.m. on October 2, 2017

Contact Information

Address:              Robert McCarthy, Director of Human Resources

Town of Amherst

5583 Main Street

Williamsville, NY  14221

United States

Resource URL

http://www.amherst.ny.us

Email 

egillert@amherst.ny.us

EOE/AA M/M/F/V/D

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. (MVVA) Cambridge seeks design staff candidate with a passion for building, enjoys quantitative aspects of design, and has experience with technical design and drawings.  2-3 years’ experience preferred.  Construction administration experience a plus.  MVVA has excellent benefits and a fabulous group of co-workers who await a highly-motivated candidate.  Please send resume and a letter of interest laying out why you might be a good fit to Chris Donohue at cdonohue@mvvainc.com.

ELA Group, Inc. provides a range of engineering & landscape architectural services to private & public sector clients. We have an immediate need for an entry level to five (5) years of experience Landscape Architectural Designer/Landscape Architect in our Lititz, PA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with ELA staff for the successful completion of a variety of projects, with mentoring from senior staff as needed, and freedom to work independently as skills develop
  • Preparation of a range of planning documents, from feasibility studies to master plans, construction documents to subdivision and land development plans
  • Project scheduling, coordination, communications & meetings
  • Review and interpret ordinances and regulations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred, but entry-level candidates also considered
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, SketchUp, Photoshop & Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational, technical & interpersonal communication skills

Why ELA Group & why Lititz, PA? 

For 21 years, ELA has developed a loyal following of clients and employees, by stressing close interpersonal relationships, high ethical standards, a relaxed workplace culture, and a benefits-rich employment opportunity. We’re a team of highly talented & devoted professionals who like to work and play hard.

Our excellent benefits include a generous medical plan, FREE dental, vision, life, AD&D, long-term & short-term disability insurances, paid vacation/sick/holiday time, tuition reimbursement, company events.

Our corporate offices are located in Lititz, PA voted America’s Coolest Small Town in 2013. Downtown Lititz boasts “Second Fridays”- when local merchants stay open late & musicians, dancers, artists & entertainers line the streets with several themed Fridays throughout the year. Additionally, there is a Farmer’s Market open every Thursday evening May-Oct, as well as several major events throughout the year. More information about Lititz can be found at: https://lititzpa.com/.  

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume & cover letter with salary requirements to: ASCASSEL@elagroup.com or Attn: HR Department, ELA Group, Inc. 743 South Broad St. Lititz, PA 17543. ELA Group, Inc. is an EOE.

The Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area, managed by the Schuylkill River Greenway Association, seeks a Trail Program Coordinator to provide professional services in all aspects of trail development and management including property acquisition, site design, consultant procurement and management, public outreach, grant writing, and creating trail related alignment studies and public linkages between the Schuylkill River Land and Water Trails and riparian communities. The selected candidate shall have a minimum of two years of trail experience and strong communication skills, graphic and cartography ESRI/GIS abilities, and project management expertise. The $46,500 salary is funded for a minimum of two years. Interested individuals may review the entire job description and apply for the position at http://schuylkillriverheritagearea.applytojob.com/apply/spRUCAxsst/Trail-Program-Coordinator

Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is seeking to build its pool of part-time adjunct faculty in Landscape Architecture to teach a variety of design, technical and lecture courses. Courses may include Graphics Studio I, Design Studios I-VI, Construction Materials, Construction Methods, Professional Practice, Topographical Surveying, AutoCAD and more. We are in immediate need of an instructor for Design Studio III in the fall of 2017. The studio theme is Parks and Open Space meeting Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:40-4:20pm.

Candidates must possess a first professional degree in landscape architecture or related field. A Master’s degree or higher, industry experience and professional licensure are preferred.

You must apply online to be considered.  To apply online and for additional information regarding this position, follow the link below to submit your application and resume:   

http://www.delval.edu/offices-services/human-resources/current-openings 

Michael Fleischacker, MLA, ASLA, PLA

Chair and Program Administrator

Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Science

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA 18938

Office: 215-489-2330

Cell: 908-892-5701

Email: Michael.Fleischacker@delval.edu

The Planning Commission seeks a Planner, Landscape Architect, and/or Urban Designer to assist in creating realistic land planning and design layouts and visualizations and eye-catching illustrations to advance land use, transportation, and urban planning efforts throughout Chester County. The position, classified as a Planner I, also provides professional design services for local municipalities and other county entities seeking compelling analysis and communication of planning and development concepts.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate must demonstrate a competency level in urban design, site planning, and graphic representation. Demonstrated knowledge shall include two- and three-dimensional perspective renderings, illustrative plans, and other graphics that illustrate planning and development concepts.

Requirements: 

The candidate must possess excellent verbal, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft

Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp software. Candidates should demonstrate experience with freehand illustrations and hand rendered concept development plans.

 Minimum Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Architecture, or a related field, with a preference of a Master’s Degree and two or more years of job experience.

Position Type Full-Time / Exempt

Salary Information Salary range available beginning at $42,133.00 annually based on education and experience.

Shift 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Weekly Hours 35

Deadline Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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The RGS Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the technical design and implementation of RGS projects. Services are delivered both as an individual contributor as well as by effectively leading, managing, and coaching a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals and technicians. The PM relies heavily not just on technical expertise, but also on critical thinking and good management practices in performing these duties.

Primary Functions/Responsibilities

  • Effectively interact with review agencies to facilitate the projects
  • Deliver effective project presentations when appropriate in lieu of the Client Manager
  • Correspond and coordinate with clients, sub-consultants, and municipalities on technical issues
  • Maintain knowledge of existing and new regulations
  • Review the technical aspects of designs of other team members
  • Prepare CAD drawings
  • Visit and evaluate sites
  • Assist in the preparation of billing and invoices
  • Assist the Client Manager in developing proposals
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BSLA, BLA or BSCE or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years of progressively responsible design and management experience
  • Professional licensure preferred
  • Broad proficiency in all key areas of technical design and project management
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills

Interested candidates should submit your resume and work samples to info@rgsassociates.com

The RGS Project Landscape Architect is responsible for the conception and interpretation of subdivision and land development project designs and execution for assigned RGS client projects. The position is focused on providing full technical support through the entire project acting as a resource to the project manager.

Primary Skills/ Responsibilities

  • Manages drawing development including detailing, quality control and overseeing drawing support staff
  • Evaluates code compliance
  • Independently prepares designs for site layouts, site grading, site stormwater conveyance, and site planting plans
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD software for project design
  • Prepares reports, construction details, and cost opinions
  • Performs calculations to support design as needed
  • Familiarity with Stormwater design, NPDES permitting, and Erosion Control design
  • Attends construction meetings and prepares field reports
  • Works in a team setting helping to facilitate projects from inception to completion, and achieving project financial goals
  • Serves as a mentor to junior staff members

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture at an accredited university
  • Professional licensure preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects
  • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills and ability to interface with clients, co-workers and approval agencies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interacts well with other disciplines and clients in a manner that builds productive relationships
  • Knowledge of sustainable principles and LEED accreditation a plus

Interested candidates should submit your resume and work samples to info@rgsassociates.com

 

Company Description: Site Design Concepts is an award winning professional engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, and environmental services firm headquartered in the heart of the thriving historic downtown Central Business District of York, Pennsylvania steps from shopping, restaurants, and breweries. SDC was founded over 23 years ago with a passion to provide great service to our Clients, while designing project sites that are innovative, constructible, and cost-conscious. We work diligently to support our Client’s efforts, advocate for their projects, and contribute to their success while maintaining a collaborative company culture.

Job Description: We are searching for a motivated individual to join our growing team of civil/site professionals as we design the communities in which we live, work, and play. Qualified candidates must have high-level verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills (AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office), strong work ethic, and the ability to work well alone and as part of a team.

As a Landscape Designer, you will use your site design knowledge and CADD skills to create a wide variety of land development projects through preparation of site layout, grading, landscape design, utility, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, PennDOT HOP and other related permit and construction plans. Candidate must have the ability to understand and apply municipal ordinances and regulations to designs. Planting design experience is a must.

Our ideal person has a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and is on the path to licensure as a professional landscape architect in Pennsylvania or Maryland.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, 3+ years of related experience, and a PLA or on the path to licensure, or;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, 2+ related internships or co-ops (please provide references)
  • Strong organizational, technical, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, or other modeling software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

We expect you to work hard and have fun while utilizing your experience, CADD knowledge, and communication skills to further your career. SDC offers quarterly employee appreciation outings, professional development opportunities, a business casual dress code, collaborative culture, flexible schedule, and a competitive pay and benefits package that is scalable with experience, including bonuses and a 401k plan with company match.

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@sitedc.com