Project Planner/Landscape Architect

Company: American Structurepoint

Contact: mperratore@structurepoint.com

Title: Project Planner/Landscape Architect

Job Description: American Structurepoint is constantly defining the built environment by creating an atmosphere of creativity, responsibility, diversity, accountability, and entrepreneurship. We believe that innovation comes from a constant flow of diverse ideas. The phrase "because that’s how we’ve always done it" is never a part of our conversations. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore ideas that can help our clients achieve their goals, even if those ideas are unconventional. We are looking for innovative, creative, and passionate professionals who seek excellence in all they do to serve their clients. We invite you to explore the following exciting opportunity to join our team:
Group: Planning and Economic Development
Position: Senior Planner/Landscape Architect 
Location: Indianapolis, IN 
Our upstart and growing planning and landscape architecture group helps our clients stay ahead of the curve and finds unique and innovative solutions to everyday problems. Our planning group specializes in both rural and urban redevelopment planning, sub-area plans, urban design projects, strategic investment planning, economic development and general land-use planning.
Our team is looking for a Senior-level Planner/Landscape Architect whom will be responsible for leading urban design projects, downtown and community revitalization plans, corridor plans, parks and trails master plans, and comprehensive and strategic plans. These project management responsibilities will also include developing budgets and schedules, client interactions, and managing junior staff production time. This position will also assume responsibilities within the civil group to include site and landscape plans (schematic through construction documents). Additional duties may include: preparation and facilitation of public meetings and workshops, public and client presentations, economic and demographic analysis, and land-use analysis and research.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Manage projects and effort of less experienced staff in:
o Comprehensive and neighborhood development plans
o Downtown and community revitalization plans
o Special area master plans
o Economic development studies
o Parks and Trails Master Plans
o Alternative transportation plans
o Public participation
o Site and Landscape Plans, Planting Plans
• Project management duties will also include:
o Client Management 
o Ensuring budgets and deadlines are met
o Assisting with business development activities, general marketing strategy, and preparation of responses to RFP’s and RFQ’s
• Provide support to other departments in the company with planning related projects (marketing, outreach and public involvement, project development)

Required Experience/Skills: • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design 
• Certified Professional Landscape Architect required
• AICP accreditation preferred
• Must be highly-motivated and possess the ability to work independently on concurrent projects in a fast-paced professional environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of Landscape Architecture, Urban Design
• Project management experience required
• Registered/Professional Landscape Architect in the State of Indiana (PLA/RLA) required or ability to obtain within 6 months
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google SketchUp, and ArcView GIS 
• Working knowledge of Adobe design software (PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator) and AutoCAD, Civil 3D

Years Experience: 5+

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Minimal- local mostly

Compensation: Negotiable pending on experience level

 Landscape Designer

Company: DAVID RUBIN Land Collective

Contact: info@land-collective.com

Title: Landscape Designer

Job Description: DAVID RUBIN Land Collective seeks a landscape designer, with 0-5 years’ experience, to join our Indianapolis studio!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, design-minded collaborator who represents the ethos and goals of the studio in both their temperament and their design skills. Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture, and will be expected to perform a broad range of tasks within the studio, including but not limited to: informing projects with design ideas that balance spatial and form-based matters, rendering, graphics for presentations, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

Candidates must have excellent design skills and aesthetic sensibilities, and the ability to render ideas digitally and by hand. The position requires proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino. Experience in ArcGIS is preferred but not required. Horticulture, site sustainability, and other technical knowledge is a plus. All candidates should be authorized to work in the United States.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio in PDF format. The total file size of submitted materials should not exceed 20 MB. Please send this package to info@land-collective.com or see land-collective.com/contact. Please put “Employment Application: (Your Name Here)” as the title.

Years Experience: 0 - 5 years' experience

City: Indianapolis, Indiana

Travel: On occasion

Landscape Architect / Designer

Company: BSA LifeStructures

Contact: karmbruster@bsalifestructures.com

Title: Landscape Architect / Designer

Job Description: Interested candidates please apply: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/BSA1000/JobBoard/b407762a-0f0a-8f28-44bc-9c4e973374a1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=07800562-9faa-4162-add0-bfd65392c1cd

Looking for a creative individual passionate about landscape architecture to join our site design group in our Indianapolis office. This position will provide site planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production on a variety of Healthcare and Higher Education projects. The ideal candidate will be able to do simple production in Revit as well as provide project management skills on smaller scale projects. 

Ideal candidates will have experience and strong interest in therapeutic design, healing gardens, campus planning and design, site planning, and roof garden design.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create the predesign, schematic design, and design development documents as directed.
Prepares overview of final project drawings and specifications.
Prepare necessary graphics for zoning submittals and presentations.
Prepare project information sheets for marketing and business development.
Confers with clients, engineers, and architects on overall program.
Visits and analyzes the site during planning stage to verify design can be incorporated into the landscape.
Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance with landscape specifications, to approve quality of materials and work, and to advise client and construction personnel on landscape features.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

Continually increase technical knowledge.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Skills: Critical Skills and Abilities

Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail. 
Effective communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; listens well.
High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; realizes errors can have significant impact on desired results and is able to avoid errors in almost all circumstances; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records. Maintains an active role in the QA/QC process.
Demonstrates leadership skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.
Strategic Thinking: Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Computer skills required: 
Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
SketchUp
Autocad/Civil 3d
Revit
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Google Mail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, Docs, Hangouts

Bachelors degree or better from LAAB accredited program or related degree

Years Experience: 2-10

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Minimal

Compensation: based upon experience

Parks Engineer - Project Manager

Company : City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works

Contact : amber.grant@indy.gov

Title : Parks Engineer - Project Manager

Job Description : Position Summary
Position is responsible for overseeing all construction projects for the Department including but not limited to evaluation of current buildings and sites, coordinating design services and building construction.

Position Responsibilities
Assess the condition of park facilities and amenities, including buildings, grounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds and formal play areas.

Perform condition report with renovation and repair priorities, use report for Capital Improvement Program.

Assists Department Administrators with prioritizing capital improvements within their area.

Works in accordance with established procedures and/or interprets policies and procedures in accordance with intentions set forth. Performs work that is considered complex and varied in nature, requiring evaluation, originality, and/or ingenuity.

Knows and uses the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the Construction Industry. Responsible for the adherence to the City of Indianapolis Standard General Conditions for Construction Contracts manual regarding construction agreements

Negotiate design fees with Design Professionals.

Prepare and monitor design contracts for conformance.

Prepare specifications for in house construction projects.

Prepare front end documents for construction projects.

Coordinate bidding with Purchasing division, evaluate bids, make recommendations to appropriate Boards for bid award.

Monitor and maintain budgets for Construction Projects.

Approve invoices.

Represent Staff for Board Presentations.

Review construction plans and specifications.

Review and respond to contractor correspondence

Conduct meetings including pre-construction meeting and progress meetings.

Generate and oversee completion of change orders, work directive orders and punch lists.

Respond to and resolve most questions and issues, referring only the most complex to the next level.

Requires minimum of direct supervision, position responsible for setting own work schedule and daily activities.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Required Experience/Skills : A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Technology, Architecture or a related field. One year of directly related construction work experience can be substituted for each year of formal education required. In addition, the position requires a minimum of five (5) year's prior related experience in an administrative role with progressive responsibilities. Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing procedures relative to bidding public works projects and negotiating design contracts. Comprehensive knowledge of current construction procedures. Ability to analyze, project, and utilize spreadsheet(s), database(s), and other software is required. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet various deadlines is a must. Ability to communicate effectively in both forms - oral and written.

Years Experience : 3-5

City : Indianapolis

Travel : Within Marion County

Compensation : $37,960.00 - $64,000.00 (Based on experience)

Landscape Designer/Architect

Company: Mark M. Holeman, Inc. - Landscape Architects and Contractors

Contact: dgorden@holemanlandscape.com

Title: Landscape Designer/Architect

Job Description: Mark M. Holeman, Inc., an Indianapolis Design-Build firm doing high quality work throughout Central Indiana for over 55 years, seeks to add to its design staff. We provide a friendly and comfortable work environment and support community and professional involvement for our staff and company.

Required Experience/Skills: Proficiency in computer and hand graphics.
Plant knowledge with enthusiastic curiosity to learn more.
Excellent communications skills - verbal and written.
Project management skills - from beginning to end.
Willingness to be on job sites and meeting with clients.
Desire to not be sitting behind a computer in an office all day.
Ability to balance a number of projects at one time.
Desire to become licensed.

Years Experience: Entry - 3 years

City: Indianapolis

Travel: No

Associate Planner/Planning Project Manager

Company: HWC Engineering, Inc.

Contact: hwcjobs@hwcengineering.com

Title: Associate Planner/Planning Project Manager

Job Description: Are you inspired and motivated to use your planning skills to help communities reach their full potential? Do you desire to become part of a top shelf team of planning and design professionals working together to
address your client’s most complex community challenges? Do you have the ability to inspire your team with thought-provoking and industry-leading recommendations?

If this describes you, then you would be a great fit to apply for our open Associate Planner/Planning Project Manager position at HWC Engineering. 

HWC Engineering offers a high-profile office location in downtown Indianapolis with a modern and flexible work environment. Additionally, we are just a few steps away from some of the best recreation, dining and
entertainment spots Indy has to offer.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support project development activities with general and specific research
• Develop and present formal reports, working papers and client
correspondence
• Work with project team to help client identify specific community
problems, issues and opportunities, and apply community planning
principles to provide recommendations for mitigation
• Develop visionary plans for communities with unique and substantial
development challenges
• Collaborate on innovative strategies to promote economic and
community development or efficient land use practices
• Provide recommendations on project priorities, implementation schedules
and applicable project funding sources in line with client goals
• Facilitate a high number of evening meetings

Required Experience/Skills: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a planning related field
• Four or more years of professional planning experience
• AICP Certification or the desire to obtain certification within one year
• Excellent graphic design and/or illustration skills
• Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience with ArcGIS
• Excellent communication and writing skills

Years Experience: 4

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Travel Required

Compensation: Competitive Indianapolis Market Rates

Assistant to Public Works Director/Public Works Technical Specialist

Company: Oshtemo Charter Township (Kalamazoo County, Michigan)

Contact: hellwegee@oshtemo.org

Title: Assistant to Public Works Director/Public Works Technical Specialist

Job Description: Oshtemo Charter Township is looking for a Public Works Technical Specialist to assist the Director of Public Works for the Township. The position has high growth potential. The Director of Public Works performs professional and engineering duties and is looking for assistance in planning and coordinating the planning operation and construction of sewer, water, road maintenance and non-motorized duties. 

Duties include:
• Perform administrative and engineering type work 
• Assist in the management of:
o sewer, water and storm water engineering
o oversight of sidewalk, path, road construction and maintenance
o participates in Township Capital Improvement projects planning
o managing state/federal grants on all assigned projects
o Maintain, access and extract infrastructure and public works records in a variety of formats such as MS Office digital documents, hard copy plan sheets, scanned records, database files and spatial records in a geographic information system (GIS)
o Provides information to the public related to water and sewer connections, construction project status, etc.

Required Experience/Skills: • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or related field
• Alternative qualifications would be considered if proven to be sufficient to perform position duties (Two Years Municipal Public Works Experience)

City: Kalamazoo, MI

Travel: No

Compensation: $55-65,000.

Project Landscape Architect

Company: Landstory, Inc.

Contact: jgreen@landstoryla.com

Title: Project Landscape Architect

Job Description: Landstory is looking for a Project Landscape Architect responsible for project planning, design and associated production efforts. This person will work under the guidance of the Project Manager and be responsible for the development of all phases of a project including schematic design, design development and construction document preparation. The Project Landscape Architect will assist the Project Managers and other staff with research, grading, drainage, specification writing, cost estimating, fee preparation and monitoring and AutoCad production. 
Landstory is interested in candidates who are self-motivated, ready to learn, hard-working but who understand life balance. We are looking for staff who are proactive communicators and who are ready to bring and apply their unique strengths. Flexible work hours and work weeks are offered, allowing more leisure and family time.

Required Experience/Skills: Skills and Experience
- Completed degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program
- 3-5 years of experience under the direction of a licensed landscape architect
- Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite
- Experience with SketchUp and InDesign preferred
- Professional registration preferred

Responsibilities: 
- Schematic and Design Development &Construction Documentation
- Cost estimating
- Assist with Construction Observation
- Assist with marketing efforts and proposal writing 
- Illustrative plan rendering & presentation graphics
- Project research

Years Experience: 3-5 years

City: INDIANAPOLIS

Travel: No

Compensation: Landstory offers a unique compensation package including paid vacation and personal time, holidays including a spring break day, a portion of health insurance and an HSA, a retirement plan with employer match, continuing education, and an annual bonus program. Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Sr. Planner

Company: American Structurepoint

Contact: mperratore@structurepoint.com

Title: Sr. Planner

Job Description: American Structurepoint is constantly defining the built environment by creating an atmosphere of creativity, responsibility, diversity, accountability, and entrepreneurship. We believe that innovation comes from a constant flow of diverse ideas. The phrase "because that’s how we’ve always done it" is never a part of our conversations. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore ideas that can help our clients achieve their goals, even if those ideas are unconventional. We are looking for innovative, creative, and passionate professionals who seek excellence in all they do to serve their clients. We invite you to explore the following exciting opportunity to join our team:

Group: Planning and Economic Development
Position: Project Planner/ Senior Planner
Location: Indianapolis, IN 

Our upstart and growing planning and landscape architecture group helps our clients stay ahead of the curve and finds unique and innovative solutions to everyday problems. Our planning group specializes in both rural and urban redevelopment planning, sub-area plans, urban design projects, strategic investment planning, economic development and general land-use planning.

Our team is looking for a supportive and energetic project planner that shares our interest in improving the quality of life for our clients and the communities we serve. Candidates should have a strong belief in the value of community engagement, should be comfortable working in a collaborative environment and should have a passion for providing informed, innovative and creative strategies and solutions. 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Preparing communications and outreach materials for planning processes, including the design of print collateral and online communications tools; 
• Providing support for public workshops and events, including preparing materials, facilitating small groups and processing public input gathered; 
• Researching and collecting data on community conditions and trends and working with staff to present information in a clear and compelling manner in multiple formats; 
• Preparing and delivering draft content for presentations to clients, stakeholders and the public; 
• Preparing maps and graphics that help to effectively convey key data and help tell important stories about communities; 
• Drafting text for planning documents and interim deliverables that is technically competent while also accessible to the intended audience(s); 
• Assisting with editing and formatting plans and other documents.

Additional Responsibilities may include:

• Assisting in client and business development.
• Assisting with the identification and creation of project opportunities in Indiana and Ohio.
• Assisting with content generation for proposals including RFQ’s and RFP’s including budgets, schedules and scopes of work.
• Assist in the mentorship and development of staff.
• Provide support to other departments in the company with planning related projects (marketing, outreach and public involvement, project development).

Required Experience/Skills: Qualifications: 

• Our ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience in the field of Community Planning, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Community Development
• Project and or task management experience required 
• AICP accreditation preferred
• Must be highly-motivated and possess the ability to work independently on concurrent projects in a fast-paced professional environment 
• Excellent written, graphic and oral communication skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
• Proficiency with ArcView, and Adobe design software (PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meets established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
• Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to the work.
• Knowledge of available funding opportunities and applicable processes including but not limited to the programs offered by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the Indiana Economic Development coalition (IEDC).

Years Experience: 5-10

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Minimal

Compensation: Competitive pay and benfits- Negotiable depending on level of experience

Graduate Landscape Designer

Company: Landstory, Inc.

Contact: jgreen@landstoryla.com

Title: Graduate Landscape Designer

Job Description: Landstory involves entry level landscape architecture graduates in the myriad of aspects necessary for professional and personal growth. In addition to including them in design, the technical and production side of the profession, we expose them to the business side of the practice introducing fundamentals of marketing and management. Landstory’s approach on every project is collaborative, and extends to involving new graduates directly on a staff level and externally with our clients and consultant team members. And having some fun along the way.
Landstory is interested in candidates who are self-motivated, ready to learn, hard-working but who understand life balance. We are looking for staff who are proactive communicators and who are ready to bring and apply their unique strengths. Flexible work hours and work weeks are offered, allowing more leisure and family time.

If interested, please submit your resume and portfolio to jgreen@landstoryla.com

Required Experience/Skills: Required Experience
- Completed degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program
- A completed internship under the direction of a licensed landscape architect
- Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite (InDesign & Illustrator)
- Experience with SketchUp and LandFX preferred

Responsibilities:
- Assist with Schematic Design, Design Development & Construction Documentation
- Illustrative plan rendering & presentation graphics
- Project research

Years Experience: One year

City: INDIANAPOLIS

Travel:  No

Compensation: Landstory offers a unique compensation package including paid vacation and personal time, holidays plus one spring break day, a portion of health insurance and an HSA, a retirement plan with a matching contribution, continuing education, and an annual bonus program. Starting salary commensurate with experience.

GS 11/12 Community Planner

Company: Federal Highway Administration

Contact: janice.osadczuk@dot.gov

Title: GS 11/12 Community Planner

Job Description: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524431100
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524431800

Provide guidance and technical assistance to Division staff and state Department of Transportation and MPO staffs on current Federal planning requirements, policies, procedures, and guidance.
Oversee the development of transportation planning processes, programs and products and assess the adequacy of State and/or Metropolitan Planning processes to meet Federal transportation planning requirements.

Explain requirements, negotiate working agreements, exchange and review information; and resolve problems with state Department of Transportation and/or MPO officials and other interested parties.
Promote developing and applying strategic and effective transportation planning management systems and lead in the implementation of new transportation planning program requirements and best practices.
Serve as a point of contact for the functional area of Environment.

Perform work related to transportation that encompasses the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project development process and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

The ideal candidate for this position is a midcareer professional in transportation planning who has the skills and abilities to effectively represent the agency to Federal, state, and local officials and the general public. This candidate is someone with good communication, negotiation and partnering skills who desires to work in a challenging, complex, innovative environment.

Required Experience/Skills: In order to qualify for this series, you must meet the following education/experience requirements:

You must have completed a full 4-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in community planning or a related field such as urban affairs, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography, economics, political science, or public administration that included at least 12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development finance, from an accredited college or university.

Note: Applicants with degrees in related fields, such as those listed above, who do not have the 12 semester hours of specified course work must have had at least 1 year of work experience in community planning acquired under the supervision and guidance of a community planner.

OR

You must have a combination of education and experience--courses equivalent to a major in one of the above disciplines, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the above disciplines of which at least 12 semester hours were in the planning process, and socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

The quality of the combination of education and experience must be sufficient to demonstrate that the applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform work in the occupation, and is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in the appropriate field. In addition to courses in the major and related fields, a typical college degree would have included courses that involved analysis, writing, critical thinking, research, etc. These courses would have provided an applicant with skills and abilities sufficient to perform progressively more responsible work in the occupation. Therefore, creditable experience should have demonstrated similarly appropriate skills or abilities needed to perform the work of the occupation.

Years Experience: Have at least 1 year of work experience in community planning acquired under the supervision and guidance of a community planner

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Some travel is involved

Compensation: $61,674 to $96,099 per year

Landscape Designer/Sales

Company: BPI Outdoor Living

Contact: jessica@bpioutdoorliving.com

Title: Landscape Designer/Sales

Job Description: Our values at BPI Outdoor Living are Trust, Growth, Purpose, Balance and Understanding. We’re fast-paced, yet provide an environment that is flexible. We work hard and still have fun in the process. We hope. 

We’re committed to creating the space for memorable outdoor experiences for our customers. In this role, you’ll be focused on delivering this vision to our clients. 

The Landscape Designer/Sales role will ensure that our client’s needs and desires are being met while also ensuring that BPI’s vision and mission are being fulfilled. You’ll play a crucial role in meeting with our clients and acting as a trusted advisor to help them realize the full potential for their outdoor living spaces and landscapes while also helping them enhance their lifestyles and property values.

You will work closely with a talented team of designers and craftsmen to allow your vision for our client’s spaces come to life the way you and the client intended. Our talented design team consists of skilled designers, computer savvy individuals and amazing graphic artists. Working with this team will allow for you to be part of award-winning designs and finished projects.

Our ability to create trust with clients and define unique, elegant, and functional design solutions allow us to build their spaces typically within a year of the initial designs. This will allow you to be a part of some amazing builds and allow for exposure to new installation techniques. 

Think you’re a good “fit”? You will need to bring the following:

● Ability to meet with clients and determine unique and functional design solutions based on their needs, desires and budget.
● Collaborate with a team of designers and project managers on project details and deadlines.
● Ability to communicate with the team and clients using graphics and renderings.
● Own and lead the design schedule.
● Understand construction documentation and possess the ability to create production packages.
● Effectively communicate with client and team members throughout the design and installation process.
● Knowledge of required permitting and construction compliance.
● A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. 
● More than three years of professional experience in a landscape architecture/design role. 
● Previous experience in a sales and performance-driven setting would help you and us. 

We’re committed to your success, and you’ll find opportunities to grow here with us. You won’t find a corporate ladder to climb, but rather a chance to evolve your skills and abilities as we grow. We’ll give you the tools that you need to excel - we just need you to tell us what you need and why it will help you and the business. 

EXPECTATIONS AND ROCKS
Within the first three to six months, this position would accomplish the following “rocks”. Names listed in () are considered resources. 

● Demonstrate the ability to design unique, functional outdoor spaces based on the client’s needs, desires and budget while maintaining profitability.
● Take a lead role in the design department and set realistic metrics for success.
● Meet or exceed initial sales goals and metrics.
● Forge relationships with the production team and ensure the company’s vision and mission are being upheld.

POSITION PURPOSE

To act as a trusted experts for our clients. To offer unique, and functional design solutions for their outdoor living spaces and landscapes while be thoughtful about their budgets and investments in their properties. To work with our production team to ensure the overall vision for the outdoor living space is realized.

Required Experience/Skills: POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
● Meets with clients to define realistic, unique and functional design solutions. 
● Manages the design team using defined metrics and goals.
● Meets or exceeds sales goals.
● Creates construction documentation and supporting design details for permit requirements.
● Collaborates with the production team to ensure the clients expectations and vision are being met.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
● Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
● Three or more years of Landscape Architecture or Design experience.
● Previous experience in a sales and performance-driven setting is preferred. 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities
● Impeccable organization and comfort following a process
● Highly motivated and energetic
● Strong sense of urgency and problem solving skills
● Strong work ethic

Years Experience: 3 years

City: Indianapolis

Travel: City Travel

Compensation: $60,000.00 - $100,000.00, including sales commissions

Project Landscape Architect

Company: Grissim Metz Andriese

Contact: hr@gma-la.com

Title: Project Landscape Architect

Job Description: Since 1965, Grissim Metz Andriese Associates has earned a reputation for providing our clients with exceptional service, quality design and reliability. Our diverse clientele is comprised of Fortune 100 companies, major real estate developers, hospitals, educational institutions, municipalities and architects. 

Our team consists of innovative professionals who are passionate about meeting the client’s goals and exceeding their expectations through team work, technical expertise and design excellence. Our work environment is a mix of collaboration, creative thinking and design enthusiasm. 

We are seeking a Project Landscape Architect to join our award-winning design team in our downtown Northville office. 

Benefits include a competitive salary, health, dental, short/long term disability, 401k/profit sharing plan, paid vacation, personal/sick days and paid holidays.

Required Experience/Skills: Responsibilities & Duties 

• Prepare design and construction documents
• Prepare technical specifications
• Manage project documentation and communications
• Research products and materials 
• Attend project meetings
• Attend meetings with municipalities 
• Collaborate with staff, clients and consultants 
• Research code and ordinance requirements
• Travel off site and potentially out of state depending on project requirements
• Review projects during construction

Qualifications and Skills

• Minimum 7 years’ experience
• Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree
• Registration preferred, but not required
• Strong technical skills
• Strong work ethic 
• Software (required): AutoCAD, Microsoft Office
• Software (preferred): SketchUp Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Lumion
• Proficient in site design, hardscape design and landscape design 
• Proficient in preparation of construction documents and technical specifications
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as ability to professionally interface with clients, consultants and other team members
• Ability to work on multiple projects
• Exceptional time management

To apply, please email resume and work samples in .PDF file format to: hr@gma-la.com

Years Experience: 6-8 years

City: Northville

Travel: some

Landscape Design Assistant

Company: Aspen Outdoor Designs

Contact: blake@aspenoutdoordesigns.com

Title: Landscape Design Assistant

Job Description: This position will assist current Landscape Architects, designers and salespeople in the creation and implementation of Aspen’s design process. This position will involve a variety of tasks including, but not limited to the accurate measuring of properties (measurements, photographs and identification of plant material). Creation of base plans, presentation drawings, and sales information. This position will also be responsible for assisting in marketing efforts as it applies to the sales and marketing department.

Required Experience/Skills: 

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • SketchUp software experience preferred, but not required.

  • Uvision 3D software experience preferred, but not required.

  • Construction knowledge preferred.

  • Knowledge of grading and drainage.

  • Candidate should be self-motivated, creative, and able to work with a team.

Years Experience:  0-5

City:  Noblesville

Travel: No

Compensation: If you are looking for a company that offers you the chance to work on some of the area’s best projects, the opportunity for advancement, and the chance to grow as a professional while working with Licensed Landscape Architects, then we would like to hear from you.

  • Aspen offers competitive pay, paid time off & holidays, 401(k), medical, dental, & vision insurance, and continuing education.

  • Salary 35-40K depending on experience.

Associate Landscape Architect/Planner

Company: Schoppe Design Associates

Contact: mike@schoppedesign.net

Title: Associate Landscape Architect/Planner

Job Description: Schoppe Design Associates, Inc. is a high energy, fast paced multi-disciplinary professional service firm specializing in site design and land planning, the development entitlement process, recreation amenity planning and construction documents, and government services consulting. SDA has built a highly respected reputation for providing excellent client service and boasts a diverse public and private sector portfolio including master planning and design of high profile residential, commercial, recreational and municipal projects. Our goal is to create planning and design solutions which demonstrate a strong commitment and sensitivity to the sustainability of our ecological systems. SDA is located in Oswego, Illinois with clients throughout the Midwest and a focus on the Chicago area and northern Illinois region. 

Candidates should be very creative, self-motivated with a positive attitude, think independently yet work in a team environment and be able to meet deadlines.

Required Experience/Skills: 1-5 years experience in landscape design and/or site planning for small and large scale residential, commercial and public sector projects. Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office, Photoshop, GIS, SketchUp, Adobe and PowerPoint and possess freehand graphic and technical skills. 

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference and place emphasis on exceeding client expectations, please submit your resume with examples of your work as well as salary expectations in confidence to :
Schoppe Design Associates, Inc.
Attn: Mike Schoppe
126 S. Main Street
Oswego, IL 60560

or via email at: mike@schoppedesign.net

Years Experience: 1-5 years

Senior Landscape Architect/Planner

Company: Schoppe Design Associates

Contact: mike@schoppedesign.net

Title: Senior Landscape Architect/Planner

Job Description: Schoppe Design Associates, Inc. is a high energy, fast paced multi-disciplinary professional service firm specializing in site design and land planning, the development entitlement process, recreation amenity planning and construction documents, and government services consulting. SDA has built a highly respected reputation for providing excellent client service and boasts a diverse public and private sector portfolio including master planning and design of high profile residential, commercial, recreational and municipal projects. Our goal is to create planning and design solutions which demonstrate a strong commitment and sensitivity to the sustainability of our ecological systems. SDA is located in Oswego, Illinois with clients throughout the Midwest and a focus on the Chicago area and northern Illinois region. 

Candidates should be very creative, self-motivated with a positive attitude, think independently yet work in a team environment and be able to meet deadlines.

Required Experience/Skills: Minimum 5 years experience in diverse public and private sector planning and design management including large scale development master planning, residential, commercial and municipal, site planning and design, client service and public presentations. Professional experience should include site design and land planning, detailed cost estimating and construction detailing. Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office, Photoshop, GIS, SketchUp, Adobe and PowerPoint and possess excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills with a solid understanding of zoning, comprehensive planning, grading, drainage and plant material. 

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference and place emphasis on exceeding client expectations, please submit your resume with examples of your work as well as salary expectations in confidence to:
Schoppe Design Associates, Inc.
Attn: Mike Schoppe
126 S. Main Street
Oswego, IL 60560

Or via email at: mike@schoppedesign.net

Years Experience: Minimum 5 years

City: Oswego

Junior Associate Landscape Architect

Company: Hitchcock Design Group

Contact: rroyer@hitchcockdesigngroup.com

Title: Junior Associate Landscape Architect

Job Description: Hitchcock Design Group is Growing!

Junior Associates at Hitchcock Design Group are integral studio members who are eager to get their career started! We look for the same qualification in our JAs as every other firm does: creativity, technical expertise, self-motivation, the ability to organize multiple responsibilities, a great attitude, and a commitment to provide excellent service to our clients.

What makes working at Hitchcock Design Group different? What you can expect from us: a thorough orientation to the Landscape Architecture profession, one-on-one mentoring from an experienced senior leader, an in-house education program with a budget for continued education opportunities, and an environment that supports personal growth and promotion within the company.

Responsibilities

- Design: schematic design, design development, and construction documentation; illustrating, rendering, and drafting; project research
- Documentation: design graphics, presentation graphics, SD-CD document production
- Comprehensive: meet project deadlines; improve planning and design resources; learn project management procedures and CSI standards

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and portfolio through the Hitchcock Design Group website (https://www.hitchcockdesigngroup.com/careers/).

Required Experience/Skills: - BSLA or BLA degree (completed, or eligible to graduate Spring 2019)
- Internship or Coop within a private-practice landscape architecture firm, or department within a multi-disciplinary firm
- High proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp
- Some proficiency with Lumion is a plus

Years Experience: Entry Level

Landscape Architect Intern

Company: Hitchcock Design Group

Contact: rroyer@hitchcockdesigngroup.com

Title: Landscape Architect Intern

Job Description: Hitchcock Design Group is actively seeking creative, highly talented landscape architecture interns for immediate employment in all of our locations!

In collaboration with leadership, the candidate will work closely with design teams and project landscape architects, managers and designers to assist in the design and execution of a variety of projects across all of the firm’s practice areas. This candidate must possess a strong desire to learn, be enthusiastic, and self-motivated. The position will be responsible for assisting technical staff in day-to-day project duties which can include site planning, 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.

Requirements

- Must be in process of completing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture
- Have the permanent right to work in the United States
- Strong communication, leadership, and technical skills

If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

We understand that universities and colleges have varying requirements as to when internships must start and are open to working with you to meet your time frame. In your cover letter, please state when your internship must begin.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and portfolio through the Hitchcock Design Group website (https://www.hitchcockdesigngroup.com/careers/).

Required Skills: - Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word and Excel), graphic software programs (Adobe Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, GIS/Arcview, and PowerPoint)
- Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Positive attitude and strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to collaborate as part of a diverse workgroup team

Required Experience: Student (College)

Cities: Indianapolis, Austin, Naperville, Chicago

Landscape Architect / Designer

Company: BSA LifeStructures

Contact: karmbruster@bsalifestructures.com

Title: Landscape Architect / Designer

Job Description: Looking for an individual passionate about landscape architecture to join our site design group in our Indianapolis office. This position will provide site planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production on a variety of Healthcare and Higher Education projects. The ideal candidate will be able to do simple production in Revit as well as provide project management skills on smaller scale projects. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create the predesign, schematic design, and design development documents as directed.
Prepares overview of final project drawings and specifications.
Prepare necessary graphics for zoning submittals and presentations.
Prepare project information sheets for marketing and business development.
Confers with clients, engineers, and architects on overall program.
Visits and analyzes the site during planning stage to verify design can be incorporated into the landscape.
Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance with landscape specifications, to approve quality of materials and work, and to advise client and construction personnel on landscape features.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

Continually increase technical knowledge.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Skills: Critical Skills and Abilities

Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail. 

Effective communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; listens well.

High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; realizes errors can have significant impact on desired results and is able to avoid errors in almost all circumstances; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records. Maintains an active role in the QA/QC process.

Demonstrates leadership skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.

Strategic Thinking: Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Computer skills required: Microsoft Windows environment, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Google Apps, Mail, and Calendar, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Revit, AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and Competency in design software for related field.

Years Experience: 5-10

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Minimal, within Indianapolis

Compensation: Negotiable