Professional Positions

Professional Positions

To post a position opportunity on this web page, fill out our Job Board Submittal Form. Postings are uploaded manually and make take anywhere from 24 - 48 hours to go live, depending upon the workload in the LA office. Positions will be posted as they are received. The department reserves the right to edit submittals for length and clarity. Your job will normally remain posted for two months unless you instruct us otherwise.

Arroyo Seco Construction

Firm/Company Name: Arroyo Seco Construction
Job Title: Landscape Designer / Estimator
Location(s): Santa Barbara CA
Contact Name: Laurena
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805.966.2907
Web Site:

Job Description:
Arroyo Seco Construction is looking for a graduate of an accredited landscape
architecture program to join our design-build operation. As a general
contractor Arroyo Seco provides design, permitting and construction services
for a wide range of projects in the greater Santa Barbara region.  Having
found that more and more clients are selecting the design-build process for
their projects we emphasize a team approach and ability to function
collaboratively.  Most importantly Arroyo Seco is seeking an individual who
is comfortable providing innovative and intelligent design in our studio
environment while also developing the experience necessary to translate and
supervise construction in the field.


• Training in vectorworks

• Ability to adhere to learn new software and design standards

• Training in in Adobe Suite and Sketchup

• Ability to work team members in the office and the field

• Understanding of construction details and methods

• Familiarity of water efficient plants and WELO documentation

• Organized, detail oriented and professional

• Ability to identify and source plants on a project specific basis

• Desire to incorporate sustainable practices in design and construction


• Graduate of an accredited landscape architecture program

• Previous experience under a licensed landscape architect highly valued
How to apply:

Posted: 4-25-17

Arterra Landscape Architects

Entry Level Landscape Designer/Vectorworks draftsperson

Arterra Landscape Architects is looking for a graduate of an accredited landscape design program to join our studio. We specialize in the creation of legacy residential gardens. As a boutique firm, we mentor team members on all aspects of the practice of landscape architecture. The candidate should have experience or be interested in working on large-ˇscale residential projects. The candidate must be fluent in Computer Aided Drafting, conceptual sketching and formal hand drafting. The draftsperson position will provide hands-on involvement in every step of the process, seeing concepts through to built-works.

We share ideas and inspiration in our beautiful, open studio space in the Design District of San Francisco. We are dedicated to doing sustainable work and living sustainable lives. Support for both of these goals is built in to our business model, through our comprehensive benefits and supportive office culture. As a studio, we are focused on creative exploration and learning. We are looking for applicants demonstrating an active interest in professional development and working in a collaborative team. We place a high importance on mentoring and building the next generation of leaders.


• Creative, open-ˇminded and imaginative

• We are a Mac based office, working knowledge of vectorworks, or a comparable

program and eager to learn

• Ability to adhere to office drafting and filing standards

• Working knowledge of Adobe Suite and Sketchup

• Excellent hand drawing skills and ability to pick up redlines

• Ability to work in a team environment and provide team support

• Interest in new/sustainable materials and technologies

• Knowledge of California plants

• Shows initiative and seeks to improve based on feedback

• Organized, detail oriented and professional

• Working knowledge of construction documents a plus


• Graduate of an accredited landscape architecture program

• On track to become a licensed Landscape Architect

• Proficient on Mac Computers

Entry Level Compensation:

• Full time position

• Competitive benefits package

How to apply:

Please email resume and portfolio to

Posted: 4-25-17

Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group

Firm/Company Name: Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): Los Gatos, CA
Contact Name: Christopher Kankel
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 408-356-5980
Salary Range: D.O.E.
Web Site:

Job Description:
Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group is seeking an entry level candidate to become a
permanent staff member. Initial responsibilities will include providing
support to existing staff primarily with construction documents as well as
design graphics. The candidate will be exposed to all aspects of project
development and will be given more responsibility as she/he develops
proficiency with various aspects of the profession.

Firm Overview:
Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group ( is a dynamic Bay Area
landscape architecture and site planning firm located in Half Moon Bay and
Los Gatos, and we are involved in all aspects of a diversified scope of
projects including custom residential, master planning, commercial, parks,
recreational planning, and institutional. We have a team approach to
projects, and continuous staff interaction on all levels is encouraged. We
believe that the quality of the profession of landscape architecture should
be maintained by an educational and challenging work environment, and we
encourage the individual growth of all employees to their fullest potential.
We offer a competitive compensation package including retirement, medical,
and performance-based bonuses. The current position being filled is in the
Los Gatos office.

Candidates must possess strong graphic design and communication skills as
well as a fundamental knowledge of construction materials and methods. The
candidate must be well organized, independent, and self-motivated. Candidate
must be proficient in AutoCAD LT 2013 as well as the Mac OS platform.
Competency with Sketch-up and Photoshop is also important.

How to Apply:
Email with a pdf file or link to cover letter, resume, and portfolio.


New View Landscape

Firm/Company Name: New View Landscape
Job Title: Full Time Assistant Landscape Designer
Location(s): Calabasas, CA
Contact Name: Jason Bardeen
Contact Phone: (760)-777-0089
Contact FAX: (760)-777-0089
Salary Range: $31,200-$41,600 D.O.E.
Job Description:
We are seeking to fill this position ASAP. Please e-mail resumes to me.  Our
company designs and installs landscapes for high-end residential landscape
projects. We currently have 75 full-time employees and our office is located
in Calabasas, CA. We are seeking an employee to assist in landscape design
work and some field work as well. I am a graduate of Cal Poly's landscape
architecture class 2014. New View Landscape is an excellent company and the
candidates will gain great experience under me and our professional team.
-Strong CAD skills
-Plant knowledge
-3D modeling experience
-Construction knowledge
-Irrigation design knowledge
Spanish/English speaking
How to apply:
Contact Jason Bardeen at
Posted: 4-12-17

Thomas Klope Associates, Inc.

Firm/Company Name: Thomas Klope Associates, Inc.
Job Title: Entry Level Landscape Designer
Location(s): Los Altos, CA
Contact Name: Miranda Hudson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 650-691-1000

Web Site:

Based in the Silicon Valley, Thomas Klope Associates, Inc. is a Landscape
Architecture firm specializing in Estate Level Residential Design.
Job Description:
We are seeking an entry level applicant with 0-2 years of experience. The
appropriate candidate/protégé will assist the firm's Landscape Architects
in the development of design and construction drawings, consultant
coordination, and field inspections. The full-time position will provide the
motivated candidate with tremendous learning opportunities.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Word and Excel, Sketchup, Adobe Suites
Ability to work well in a team environment with a willingness to learn
Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture
Experience in construction documentation
Knowledge of/experience with Bay Area appropriate plants
Manual drawing skills for illustrative drawings
Thomas Klope Associates offers competitive salary and health benefits in a
professional yet relaxed design office environment.
Please send your resume and cover letter to
Thank you.
Miranda (Williams) Hudson
Cal Poly Landscape Architecture Program Alum (2011)
Posted: 4-7-17

Oasis Associates, Inc.

Firm/Company Name: Oasis Associates, Inc
Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): 3427 Miguelito Court, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Contact Name: Michael L. Cripe, ASLA
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805-541-4509
Salary Range: Negotiable
Web Site:

Job Description:
TEAM OASIS is seeking a highly-motivated candidate for a part-time,
entry-level position of Landscape Designer. Candidate must be a creative
designer, passionate about the industry and their related work, deadline
oriented, articulate, and responsive to a collaborative group design
environment. Candidates must be able to commit to a minimum of 15-20 hours
per work week in office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Firm Overview:
Oasis Associates, Inc. is a collaborative design studio involved in all
aspects of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning with foremost experience
in educational facilities and sports fields, mixed use, commercial, and
residential development throughout California.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work directly under the project manager(s) in a supportive role producing
site analysis drawings, conducting project level and code research, creating
schematic design presentations, conceptual 2D plan graphics, 3D digital
renderings, construction documents and details, and graphic presentation

-Have a general understanding of the basic principles of landscape
   including site design, grading and drainage, plant material design
irrigation design,
   working drawings, construction materials and detailing.
-Possess clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Progressive graphic skills, compositional layout, and an aptitude for
   landscape design through digital media.
-Ability to produce quick and accurate hand perspective, section, and
elevation sketches.
-Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
-Effective time management and ability to multi-task between various
-Ability and willingness to commit to project deadlines.
-Self-motivated and self-directed. Ability to work independently as well as
part of a team.
-Previous landscape architecture office or studio experience that includes
work on design development and construction documents is recommended, but not

Computer Skills:
-AutoCAD v.2015
-MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
-Adobe Design Suite CS5: Photoshop, InDesign
-SketchUp (recommended)

Educational Requirements:
Students graduated from or currently enrolled in the Cal Poly Landscape
Architecture program or equal.
How to apply:
To respond, please email a letter of introduction, resume, and portfolio to
the contact below:
Posted: 4-3-17

Frank and Grossman Landscape Contractors

Firm/Company Name: Frank and Grossman Landscape Contractors
Job Title: Full TimeLandscape Construction Estimator
Location(s): San Fransisco, CA
Contact Name: Kendra Sutherland
Contact Email: steve@frankandgrossman
Contact Phone: 415-822-1900
Salary Range: 55-80k/DOE
Web Site:
  • Perform quantity take offs, reading of plans and specifications, and entering information into Excel spreadsheets
  • Request/analyze subcontractor and material quotes.
  • Create Proposals using MS Office. Job tracking / Project Management / RFIs and RFQs -- involvement will depend on your skillset.
  • 2 to 5 years minimum experience in building or landscape construction/design.
  • Excellent math and computer skills, experience with MSOffice, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret Landscape/Architectural/Structural plans.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, persistent, and willing to ask a lot of questions.
  • Landscape Architecture or Construction Management degree preferred.
How to apply:
An interest in landscaping -- if you do not have experience in landscaping, please demonstrate your interest in a cover letter. Please submit your resumé with cover letter and portfolio to steve@frankandgrossman.
Posted: 4-3-17

Girvin Associates

two positions availible

Firm/Company Name: Girvin Associates
Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): Larkspur CA
Contact Name: Paige Martin
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (415) 459-3443
Salary Range: TBD
Web Site:

Job Description:
Girvin Associates, a leading Landscape Architecture firm based in Marin
County, California is seeking talented Landscape Designers with a minimum of
4 years' experience to support senior staff in the design and documentation
of both domestic and international projects in our Larkspur studio.
Girvin Associates’ practice encompasses all aspects of Landscape
Architecture and Site Planning with foremost experience in luxury
Hotel/Resort Planning and Design, Master Planning, Mixed-Use and Community
Development, and Estate Residential Design. In addition to a broad portfolio
of work within California, the firm and staff has extensive project
experience throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe.
Girvin Associates offers competitive compensation packages as well as a
studio environment that provides opportunities for professional growth and
participation in exceptional projects.

Skills Required:       
The applicant should have the following experience and
•       Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a landscape architecture
•       Superb AutoCAD skills
•       Clear understanding of the design process
•       Technical knowledge and experience in production of construction
documents, including: site details, materials selection, grading, and
•       Ability to work collaboratively within a team and take direction
•       Clear and effective verbal and written communication
•       Sound design and drawing skills
•       Proficiency in Adobe suite (Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft Office
•       LandFX, 3D and Sketch Up skills a plus
Additionally, applicants must be available for an in-person interview, and be
prepared to work regular business hours in our Larkspur studio. This is not a
remote position.

Education Requirements:
Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.
How to apply:
Please respond by emailing a cover letter and work samples in PDF format, not to exceed 10MB, to - no phone calls please. Applicants must be available for an in-person interview.

Landscape Architect Position

Location(s): Larkspur, CA
Contact Name: Paige Martin
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4154593443
Salary Range: TBD
Web Site:

Girvin Associates, a leading Landscape Architecture firm based in Marin
County, California is seeking talented Landscape Architects with a minimum of
6 years' experience to work in our Larkspur studio.
Job Description:
Girvin Associates’ practice encompasses all aspects of Landscape
Architecture and Site Planning with foremost experience in luxury
Hotel/Resort Planning and Design, Master Planning, Mixed-Use and Community
Development, and Estate Residential Design. In addition to a broad portfolio
of work within California, the firm and staff has extensive project
experience throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe.

We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages as well as a studio
environment that provides significant opportunities for professional growth
and participation in exceptional projects.

Applicants shall be licensed landscape architects with experience managing
all aspects of landscape architecture, working as a member of a
multi-disciplinary team, and working collaboratively as well as
independently. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite (InDesign & Photoshop) and
Microsoft Office programs are required. LandFX, Sketch Up and 3D skills a

Additionally, applicants must be available for an in-person interview, and be
prepared to work regular business hours in our Larkspur studio. This is not a
remote position.
Skills Required:       
The applicant should have the following experience and
•       Ability to develop design ideas and solutions from concept through
•       Excellent hand and computer graphic skills
•       Technical knowledge and ability to produce construction documents,
including: site details, materials selection, grading, and planting
•       Perform construction observation
•       Clear and effective verbal and written communication
•       Successful management of complex projects and collaboration within a
multi-disciplinary team
•       Self-motivation with the ability to manage and mentor team members
•       Problem Solving and Organizational Skills
How to apply:
Please respond by emailing a cover letter and work samples in .pdf format,
not to exceed 10MB, to: - no phone calls please.

Education Requirements:
Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.
Posted: 4-3-17

Frank and Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.

Firm/Company Name: Frank and Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.
Job Title: Estimator
Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Steve Graham
Contact Email: steve@frankandgrossman
Salary Range: 55 - 80k per year DOE
Job Type: Full-time
Web Site:

Frank and Grossman, Landscape Contractors, Inc. is a premiere Landscape Construction company in San Francisco with over 30 years in the trade. We specialize in high end large scale residential installations and maintenance.


  • Perform quantity take offs, reading of plans and specifications, and entering information into Excel spreadsheets .
  • Request/analyze subcontractor and material quotes.
  • Create Proposals using MS Office. Job tracking / Project Management / RFIs and
  • RFQs -- involvement will depend on your skill set.


  • 2 to 5 years minimum experience in building or landscape construction/design.
  • Excellent math and computer skills, experience with MSOffice, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret Landscape/Architectural/Structural plans.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, persistent, and willing to ask a lot of questions.
  • Landscape Architecture or Construction Management degree preferred.
  • An interest in landscaping -- if you do not have experience in landscaping, please demonstrate your interest in a cover letter.



AAA Landscaping

Firm/Company Name: AAA Landscaping
Job Title: Part- time Landscape Designer
Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Shawn Sousa
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805-748-3721
Contact FAX: 805-5429695
Salary Range: $12-$15 per hour
Web Site:

Job Description:
Providing timely conceptual landscape designs.  Designer will work alongside
owner throughout the design process.
The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of
landscape architectural design and plan review programs, and supervisory
techniques, personnel policies, and procedures.

Job Duties:
The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by positions
in this job classification.
- Plans, organizes, and supervises the development and preparation of
landscape construction plans, specifications, estimates, and other contract
- Reviews and makes recommendations concerning landscape architecture and
design, and makes final decisions about the design of specific projects.
- Interprets landscape plans, specifications, and codes and regulations
related to the work.

Job Qualifications:
- Thorough knowledge of the instruments, tools, symbols, and nomenclature
used in landscape architectural drawing and specifications.
- Thorough knowledge of the methods of analysis and computation required in
landscape design.
- Thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations related to the work.
- Thorough knowledge of ecological principles and their relationship to
environmental planning and design.
- Thorough knowledge of costs and uses of construction materials used in
landscape design.
- Thorough knowledge of survey methods and remote sensing methods and
- Thorough knowledge of inspection techniques and procedures.
- Thorough knowledge of topographical mapping
- Ability to perform data entry
- Ability to analyze landscape development plans for accuracy,
appropriateness, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Ability to make space utilization studies and analyses.
- Ability to make material and labor estimates and computations.
- Ability to communicate effectively

-1-4 years professional experience 
-Knowledgeable with QuickBooks, Windows Operating System,
AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Civil 3D, Microsoft Office Suite, and Microsoft

$12-15/hr-  Pay rate will depend on project locations and tasks needed for
Posted: 3-23-17


Chattanooga Design Studio

Firm/Company Name: Chattanooga Design Studio
Job Title: Summer Internships
Location(s): Chattanooga, TN
Contact Name: Roy Wroth
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (423) 664-4837
Salary Range: $10.00/hour
Web Site:
Job Description:
About the Organization

The mission of the Chattanooga Design Studio is to enhance Chattanooga’s
quality of life by educating the community about, advocating for, and
facilitating excellent urban design.
We are a not-for-profit public interest urban design center with a focus on
Chattanooga’s downtown.

About the Position:
Full-time; runs May 15 to August 11, 2017.
The Intern will assist Design Studio staff with professional design and
planning projects located within Chattanooga’s dynamic downtown and
Innovation District. Current projects respond to challenges in the urban
environment, and include asset mapping, community engagement, redevelopment
proposals, and traffic and streetscape studies.
We are seeking a career-track college or graduate student who can contribute
to professional project work. You should bring some knowledge or interest in
one or more of the following: Chattanooga; urban design; the public realm;
green infrastructure; and community development. We value a variety of
skills, with an emphasis on design thinking and visual communication. You
should be proficient in one or more of the following: 3D modelling; AutoCAD;
Adobe suite, or GIS. You should be prepared to work in a team setting and to
work independently under the direction of the permanent staff.

Duties and Compensation:
Prepare studies and visual materials in support of the design process,
prepare for and participate in community meetings; and survey and document
field conditions and community preferences.
Compensation is $10 per hour, 40 hours a week.

How to apply:

Please send the following to PDF format is
A cover letter, describing your specific personal interest in the position.
A current resumé.
A short portfolio of relevant original work.

The application deadline is 5pm April 14.

Urban Arena LLC

Firm/Company Name: Urban Arena LLC
Job Title: Mid Level Landscape Architect/ Designer
Location(s): San Diego
Contact Name: Ellie Gaffo
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (858) 625-0112
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Web Site:

Job Description:
Mid-Level Landscape Architect/ Designer
We are seeking a full time, mid-level landscape architect/ designer (4-6
years’ experience) in the field of landscape architecture for our San Diego

Urban Arena [UA] is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of
Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning & Design.  With offices in San
Diego, Costa Mesa, and Oakland, UA attracts a diverse group of professionals
working on a range of projects from Urban Villages, Retail & Entertainment
Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities, Community
Parks, High-Density Housing & Sports Complexes. Check out our work at

At UA, we pride ourselves on doing things a little different. We create
innovative & forward-thinking design solutions that break away from run of
the mill projects. The Project Designer will work directly with the Landscape
Architecture team & assist in the design & creation of projects ranging from
small parks to large, master-planned communities.

UA believes that when our employees are happy, we, as a company, produce our
best work. That’s why we balance work & play – whether it’s off-site
“UA Days”, happy hours or 3 pm office walks, we live by the motto that
where you work should also be where you enjoy being – and we squeeze as
much fun into our work week as possible.

Full-time employees receive vacation, sick days & paid holidays. Full
medical, dental & vision coverage are provided in addition to strong
continuing education support on an individual basis. We offer flexible
working hours with four nine-hour days & a half day every Friday.
Compensation is based on skills & experience.

•       4 to 6 years’ experience. Experience preparing and coordinating project
from conceptual design through construction documentation and administration.
•       Ability to work within a team environment. We are a growing office with
an open & collaborative environment. Team chemistry is key.
•       Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide
variety of opportunity & responsibility. We’re looking for candidates who
can take a project or task & run with it.
•       Undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture or related
field of study.
•       Highly organized, detailed oriented and possess strong verbal and
communication skills
•       Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop & InDesign.

A Plus [but not required]:
•       Knowledge of southern California and drought tolerant plant materials and
planting design is a plus.
•       Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, Sketchup,3D Max
& Excel.
•       Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office.

How to apply:
Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:
Please put “Mid Level Landscape Architect” in the Subject line.  No phone
calls or drop-ins please.

Posted: 2-23-17


American Landscape Inc.

Location(s): Canoga Park
Contact Name: Marcela Gonzalez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (818) 999-2041
Contact FAX: (818) 999-2041
Salary Range: Dependent on Experience
Job Description:
American Landscape, Inc., a well-established commercial landscape and
irrigation construction company has an immediate opening for a full-time
Estimator in its Canoga Park office.
The Estimator reports to and is accountable to the
Estimating Manager/Chief Estimator. Those working closely with the Estimator
are the following:
•       Purchasing Department
•       Sales Department
•       Operations Department
•       Estimating Department (individual estimators)
Essential Functions:
•       Review requests for estimates
•       Review documents and site
•       Request and obtain clarification of all questions, conflicts or omissions
found in bid documents or at work site
•       Completion of takeoff for landscape, irrigation, and general site
development scope
•       Produce a comprehensive estimate (utilizing the takeoff software OST and
bidding software, Microsoft EXCEL) while maintaining a timely submittal.
Present estimate to the Chief Estimator, report approach taken to prepare
estimate and any concerns regarding the project
•       Check estimate for errors and/or omissions; incorporate appropriate
exclusions and qualifications
•       Assist in finalizing prime contract bids to public agencies, as required
•       Develop and maintain resource information – material catalogs and
specification  sheets; vendor information; wage determination , equipment
specifications and usage; subcontractor information; MBE/WBE information
Essential/Required Abilities:
•       Minimum of 2 years experience as an estimator for landscape, irrigation
and general site construction
•       Valid driver’s license
•       Fluent use of the English language, both written and spoken
•       Plant material & irrigation knowledge
•       Strong communication skills
•       Proficient with computer software – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word,
Outlook) and On Center Software (OST).
•       Supervisory experience helpful
•       Ability to professionally represent Company with owner’s, general
contractors, vendors, employees and the public
•       Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
•       Ability to perform simple and repetitive tasks
•       Ability to maintain work pace appropriate to given work load
•       Ability to perform complex or varied tasks
•       Ability to accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and
•       Detail Oriented, well organized, ambitious self-starter
•       Successfully pass employment background check
•       Negative results on pre-employment drug test
•       Compensation dependent upon experience
•       Please submit salary history and requirements
•       Participation in health and dental plan
•       Participation in 401k plan

Conceptual Design & Planning Company

Firm/Company Name: Conceptual Design & Planning Company
Job Title: Landscape Architect/Project
Location(s): Atascadero
Contact Name: Denise Riches
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (949) 399-0870
Salary Range: Commensurate upon experience
Web Site:

Job Description:
Landscape Architect/Project Manager for Atascadero, California Office with
5-8 years experience. We are currently seeking a full-time, upper level design project manager for our Costa Mesa office, whois self-motivated and can take a project from start to finish.

Position Requires a Degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent knowledge.
 5 to 8 years experience in design, the construction process, irrigation
design and preparation of Construction Documents. A broad design ability with
experience in higher level project types. A strong background in Retail,
Commercial, Hospitality, Residential, Parks and Site Planning Projects.
Outstanding design and presentation skills plus creative vision and artistic
talent. Strong analytical and communication skills as well as Proficiency in
AutoCAD/BricsCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up, and Microsoft Office. Must
have the ability to successfully manage multiple projects, deadlines and
staffing requirements concurrently. Candidate should be willing and able to
travel and be open to business development activities and networking
opportunities in the bay area.

CDPC is known for quality, service and integrity which fosters a strong
foundation to retain qualified personnel. At CDPC, we are passionate about
what we do. We are a close knit group who work hard yet take time to have fun
as well. CDPC places a high value on its employees and offers an exciting
participatory business environment, excellent compensation and benefits
including paid vacation, medical, 401k and other personal growth
opportunities. Salary to be commensurate with ability and experience.
How to apply:
We encourage you to submit your qualifications for a career at CDPC and
appreciate your interest. For consideration, please provide your cover letter
with salary history, resume, references and pdf portfolio to Denise Riches at

Boxleaf Design

Firm/Company Name: Boxleaf Design
Job Title: Associate Landscape Designer
Location(s): San Francisco, CA
Contact Name: Steve Warto
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (650) 619-6877
Salary Range: Competitive
Web Site:

Boxleaf Design is an award-winning, full-service landscape architectural firm
based in the San Francisco/Bay Area. We have a commitment to creating
timeless and contemporary exterior spaces with a focus on customized
solutions, sustainability and enduring design. The individual needs of our
diverse and sophisticated client base is the catalyst of every project. Thus,
each of our designs is unique, highly custom and precisely detailed. Our
growing network of high-end residential and small commercial clients is
located throughout the Bay Area from Healdsburg to Santa Cruz.

The Boxleaf Design team is a tight-knit group of highly experienced
professionals, who share a sense of optimism, enthusiasm and passion for what
we do. Close collaboration with many of the Bay Area’s top architects,
interior designers and consultants is paramount to our process. As a
full-service landscape architectural firm, our work encompasses everything
from initial concept design to construction administration.

Job Description:
We are seeking candidates for the position of Associate Landscape Designer
Project to join our growing team. The position will expose candidates to all
facets of the design and implementation process. We are looking for detail
oriented, organized and self-motivated designers, who share our passion for
landscape architecture, the construction process and client relations. We
make an investment in the continued professional development of our team
members.  Our rapidly growing practice requires candidates to be highly
focused and driven with the ability to multi-task and communicate clearly.

-Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture,
Landscape Design, or related, from an accredited University or College
-Post-graduate or internship experience strongly preferred
-Intermediate Auto CAD skills required, Advanced Auto CAD preferred
-Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch-Up preferred
-Strong organizational and time management skills to manage the workload in a
fast-paced environment
-Communicate effectively and directly with design team, consultants and
-Knowledge of California plant material is preferred
-Valid drivers license preferred
-Personal vehicle preferred (employees compensated for personal vehicle use)
-In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify
identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the
required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire

-Full time position with benefits
-Salary will be based on experience
-Boxleaf Design offers paid vacation, sick time, health insurance and
professional development

We currently have many active jobs, all in different stages of development,
including initial design concepts, production of technical drawing packages,
product research on site supervision, etc.  Your willingness to be flexible,
take responsibility of the workload, be proactive and maintain open
communication is essential to the working relationship.  There is opportunity
to move up quickly and take on greater responsibility.

How to apply:
-Email resume, cover letter, and portfolio/samples of relevant work in PDF
format (up to 25MB, link to download if larger) to
-Include “Applicant for Associate Position” in subject line
-No phone calls please


Job Title: Project Manager
Location(s): Anywhere
Contact Name: Scott Hutcheon
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (949) 887-7738
Salary Range: Per job
Web Site:
Job Description: Help develop plant database for new garden commerce app.

Integrated Design Studio, Inc.

Job Title: Part-Time Entry Level Landscape Designer and/or Intern
Location(s): Mill Valley, CA
Contact Name: Jane Sedonaen
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (415) 381-9500 x 711

Web Site:

Salary Range: NA

Job Description:
Integrated Design Studio specializes in landscape design and planning for a
range of projects, including single-family homes, schools, communities, and
commercial properties. We are seeking to hire and enthusiastic team player to
provide technical and graphic support in all phases of production. The ideal
candidates will be graphically talented, self-motivated, and able to work on
multiple tasks and deadlines. Our office is located at our Outdoor Design
Center in Mill Valley, CA.

General responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

q Drafting (AutoCAD) of design plans, through all phases from concept to
q Plan, section, and elevation drawings (hand drawing and digital)
q 3D Sketch-up modeling
q Development of plant palettes
q Research of construction materials and finishes
q Preparation of display graphics (Adobe Suite)
q Administrative and other tasks, as needed

q A degree in Landscape Architecture is preferred, but candidates currently
enrolled in
school will be considered for Internship Position.

q All Candidates MUST be proficient in AutoCAD.
q Valid working visa required.
q Compensation D.O.E.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format to:


John Montgomery Landscape Architects 

Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): Alamo, California
Contact Name: Cynthia Montgomery
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9258312899
Salary Range: $43,000+
Web Site:
Job Description:
OUR FIRM: JMLA is a boutique residential landscape design firm that has built
a reputation for superior quality, unsurpassed customer service and
personalized designs. The exceptionally talented 40-year veteran, John
Montgomery LA, leads the award-winning team. Our intimate suburban studio
sets the tone for our unique working environment. JMLA’s company culture is
an unusual blend of down to earth people with extremely high standards; a
tight knit team whose number one focus is a job well done; ultimate lovers of
music & a good belly laugh!

Setting up Layout Pages for Conceptual Plan & Construction Documents:
•Drafting existing site plans in AutoCAD and setting up base plan
•Preparing Hardscape, Planting, Lighting, Grading & Drainage, and Storm
Water Plans
•Generating & editing standard and custom construction details
•Revising drawings, plant counts, redlines, etc.
•Calculating take offs for Cost Analysis’ using JMLA developed systems

Partner with John Montgomery to create custom residential landscape designs:
•Follow our companies signature design process
•On site Client design meetings with John Montgomery
•Lead generator of all the necessary plans and documents for project
•Creating & presenting personalized residential landscape designs
•Fine-tuning and revising landscape design to achieve 100% client

•Proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel & Adobe Suite (tech savvy)
•Team player mindset, meticulous attention to detail, and customer service

•6+ month post college work experience
•Residential landscape design experience
•Client design presentation experience
•Knowledge of sketch up and/or any other 3D modeling

TO APPLY: email your resume & work samples to Cynthia Montgomery at




Mark David Levine Design Group 

Job Title: Auto Cad Operator/Designer
Location(s): Tarzana
Contact Name: Mark David Levine
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 818-427-1633
Contact FAX: 805-852-8653
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
We create gorgeous outdoor environments. Looking for landscape auto cad
individual who also enjoys designing. Part time to full time position
How to apply:
Please call Mark David Levine @ (818) 427-1633. Thank you for your interest.


Purlieu Landscape Design + Build 

Job Title: Construction Project Coordinator
Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Taylor Boyle
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805.709.6319
Salary Range: $37,000-$50,000
Web Site:
Job Description:
Construction Project Coordinator

The goal of this position is to enable rapid and accurate project execution
in terms of timeline and profitability. The Project Coordinator facilitates
the success of a project through organized and precise material and equipment
sourcing/scheduling as well as organizing material and labor costs to manage
real time project analytics and provide financial clarity in to project
efficiency and profitability.

Work as the administrative extension of the landscape installation team,
enabling clear and timely communication to the client as well as facilitating
the project momentum, efficiency and profitability.

•Carry out pre- project communication with client including gathering
necessary insurance certs, project submittals, and scheduling updates.
•Work with Production Manager, Design Team and Project Foremen on project
•Execute material take-offs
•Strategically order materials and equipment to maximize efficiency, create
accurate timeframes and minimize delivery costs.
•Create a material and equipment flow chart for upcoming projects.
•Coordinate and Maintain project delivery schedules in direct
synchronization with Foremen and Production Manager.
•Track, Process, manage and report on all project invoices for materials,
equipment, sub-contractors, and other project expenses.
•Maintain book keeping system for Current projects
•Analyze the actual cost vs the estimated cost of labor, materials, subs
and equipment on current and past projects.
•Prepare and present progress reports with up-to-date project costing.
•Report on project AR and AP on a weekly basis at the Management Meeting.
•Report all material and equipment scheduling to Production Manager and Job
•Make recommendations to Sales and Estimates team on job costing to ensure
project success.

$18-$24 per hour based on experience-
3 days of paid Sick Leave

Vacation pay, Cell Phone, Health benefits, Retirement plans and other
compensation methods will be offered as they become possible with company

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed,
also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and general stoke :)

Botanica Landscapes

Job Title: Landscape Estimator
Location(s): Yuba City, CA
Contact Name: Tim Corey
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 530-671-1029
Salary Range: Starting $18-20/hr. DOE
Web Site:

Job Description:
Botanica Landscapes (of Yuba City) is seeking a full-time Estimator for the
Construction Department. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with
excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
   - Performing all aspects of the bidding
   - Submitting accurate company bids in a timely and effective manner.
   - Frequent customer contact to discuss project and make changes/corrections
as needed.
   - Securing and managing suppliers and diplomatically negotiating with
suppliers to the lowest possible price.
   - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Landscape Architecture,
Civil Engineering, Construction Science, Construction Management or related
field is preferred.
   - Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office.
   - Proficient in CAD is preferred.
   - Above average mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills.
   - Ability to prioritize and multi task in a fast paced environment.
   - Previous customer service experience.
   - Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
How to apply:
All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of pre-employment
drug screen and criminal background check. Email an introduction letter and
current resume with references to

GSM Landscape Architects

Job Title: Entry‐Level Landscape Designer
Location(s): Napa Valley, CA   
Contact Name: Gretchen McCann
Contact Email:
Job description:
GSM landscape architects, inc. is seeking a motivated, skilled individual with 1‐2 years of professional experience. As a team member, you will participate in all aspects of conceptual design and master planning to development of construction documents and site observation. We place an emphasis on high quality finished products with attention to detail. We are a dynamic, established firm located in the beautiful Napa Valley. We design for a variety of parks and recreation, campus planning, urban and commercial projects. The majority of our work is located within the greater Northern San Francisco Bay Area, allowing for hands‐on follow through during construction. We offer a friendly, comfortable work environment, competitive salary, health, dental and retirement benefits, personal and paid holiday leave, and support for professional development/continuing education.
The ideal candidate possesses:
-Excellent computer skills in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, including Sketch‐Up, InDesign and Photoshop
-A working knowledge of landscape design principals and materials
-Talent in creating free hand and digital graphics
-Competent written and verbal communication skills
-Capability to listen, be organized and multi‐task
-Ability work independently and within a team setting
-Awareness of project parameters and budgets
Education and Experience:
-BLA, BSLA or MLA in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university. 
-1-2 years of professional experience
How to apply:
For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, references, digital portfolio (under 8MB file size) and salary history/requirements request to: No phone calls please.

Foothill Associates

Job Title: Junior Level Landscape Planner/Designer
Location(s): Rocklin, CA
Contact Name: Dianne Ransby
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (916) 435-1202
Contact FAX: (916) 435-1205
Salary Range: DOE

Job Description:
Foothill Associates is accepting applications for a talented entry- to
mid-level individual with a degree and background in landscape architecture
who is looking for professional growth opportunities. Job duties include
planning and designing landscape spaces in urban, rural, and suburban
settings; developing open space, mitigation, restoration, resource
management, and recreation plans and documents; and public outreach and
engagement. The work includes preparation of conceptual plans, project
graphics, construction documents (including details, cost estimates, and
specifications), master plans, and public presentations. Additional
responsibilities may include project management tasks, construction review,
preparing proposals and marketing packages, and maintaining schedules and
budgets. The successful candidate is self-directed, creative, personable, and
detail oriented; possesses excellent communication, organization, graphic
production, and writing skills; enjoys working collaboratively; and meets

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, 0-5 years
of landscape planning and design work, MS Office, and current AutoCAD
experience are required. The candidate should possess a working knowledge of
California native and drought tolerant plants, irrigation design, and basic
design requirements for public spaces. A landscape architecture license
and/or arborist certification are desirable, but not required. Knowledge of
computer and hand rendering, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D modeling tools,
and natural sciences are also desirable.

Foothill Associates is a multidisciplinary firm located in suburban
Sacramento near the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We are a small office made up of
compassionate and fun professionals who form collaborative interrelated
teams. Our landscape architects work together on a wide variety of planning
and design projects including parks, trails, urban redevelopment,
streetscapes, ecological restoration, habitat mitigation, and commercial
development. We work for both public agencies and private sector clients;
many who are repeat clients, our ultimate goal.

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience.  Current
Benefits offered are Personal Time Off (PTO), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical,
Dental, Vision and Flex Spending Plan.

How to apply:
Candidates should submit the following: a cover letter, resume, digital portfolio demonstrating technical and illustrative drawing skills (PDF preferred), and writing samples demonstrating writing skills. Please send complete package to or
Foothill Associates
HR Department
590 Menlo Drive, Suite 5
Rocklin, CA 95765
Posted: 12-5-16

Lumos & Associates, Inc.

Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): Reno, NV
Contact Name: Debby Hunter
Contact Email:
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:
Lumos & Associates, Inc. is looking for a talented, technically proficient Landscape Architect Designer. This is a great opportunity to step forward in your design career while interacting with professionals, providing creative sound designs that clients and agencies are proud of, and to become an integral part of a healthy environment. Lumos is growing, we have a healthy backlog of public and private projects.
Job Description: 
The successful candidate will provide design and be involved in identifying all steps, critical and other, necessary to bring projects from inception to completion. Designer will prepare construction documents for agency submittals and permitting; have strong verbal, written and graphic skills and demonstrate fluency in AutoCAD. Candidate should have design/illustration skills, with an ability to create high-level hand-drawn perspectives as well as assume a variety of design responsibilities ranging from conceptualization to construction while working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Education and Experience:
Candidates should have a minimum of a Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture with 0-3 years’ experience in design. 
Clean driving record is required. Lumos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Excellent benefit package including competitive wages, vacation/sick leave/family leave, holidays;401(k) with 25% match; company-paid medical/dental, short-term disability, long term disability, life insurance; vision and flexible spending account (after 60 days). Work-Life balance with a great family culture is a huge priority at Lumos
How to apply:
Please send resume to: Debby Hunter, 9222 Prototype Drive, Reno, NV 89521; or email 
Posted: 11-28-16

The Trust For Public Land

Job Title: Project Manager
Location(s): Los Angeles/Pasadena
Contact Name: Kate Vlasak
Contact Phone: (541) 382-3074
Salary Range: Competitive
Web Site:

Job Description:
The Project Manager will be responsible for the full range of activities
associated with park and green alley development projects within the Parks
for People—Los Angeles Program from negotiating land acquisition
transactions to managing the design and construction of new parks. The
Project Manager will facilitate community workshops, prepare conceptual
plans, manage consultants, steward construction document preparation and
construction administration.   This position will be a key member of the
Parks for People – Los Angeles team working to restore, construct and
maintain capital improvements for green alley, park, garden and playground
development projects throughout Los Angeles County.

• Manage a range of existing and new park and playground projects in close
coordination with the Parks for People –Los Angeles Program team. This
management of projects includes:
• Site selection and evaluation for new parks, playgrounds and Fitness
• Due diligence for new park projects;
• Conceptual design development;
• Vendor selection and management (including contracting of landscape
designers and construction professionals);
• Selection and purchase of play and outdoor fitness equipment and other
• Community engagement;
• Management of relationships and negotiation of contracts with city and
other local agencies and vendors;
• Design and planning coordination with city agencies and community groups
• Oversight of project construction process
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with partner
organizations and other community-based organizations. Assist them with their
community support strategies.
• Assist program staff in identifying new projects and partnership
• Administrative tasks will include adherence to contractual project
obligations, including associated reporting requirements and general program

Experience, Education and Skills Required:
• A degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university;
licensure a plus
• Minimum 3 years’ experience that includes project management in urban
community park planning and construction, ideally in Los Angeles
• Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills
• Experience in hiring and managing contractors to design and construct
urban park improvements
• Experience working for or with community based organizations and public
• Ability to manage complex projects from start to finish with moderate
level of supervision
• Must have the ability to determine procedures on new assignments and
provide guidance to others
• Demonstrated ability to function well as a team member
• High degree of creativity, vision, and resourcefulness
• An awareness and understanding of environmental justice issues in
low-income, urban communities
• Ability to collaborate and negotiate with diverse groups and interests in
dynamic inner-city environments
• Budgeting and time management skills
• Ability to train and mentor other project staff

• Computer proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe CS and Microsoft Office; SketchUp a
Posted 11-15-16

Envision Landscape Studio

Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Location(s): Walnut Creek, CA
Contact Name: Melissa Lee
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (925) 357-5887
Salary Range: $50k + DOE
Web Site:
Status: Full Time

Job Overview:
Envision Landscape Studio is looking for someone who is passionate about
modern landscape design to work with architects, office staff, suppliers,
construction crews and sub contractors to fulfill the design and construction
objectives of Envision Landscape Studio.  The primary responsibility of this
position will be managing construction projects start to finish including
organization, scheduling, purchasing materials, expense tracking, and all
other necessary tasks.  This person will serve as a critical link between the
design and construction processes, ensuring the quality, efficiency and
profitability of each project.

• Must have good people skills.
• Needs to be willing to work in and out of office when necessary.
• Must fully participate in fulfilling both the objectives of Envision
Landscape Studio in ways that remain undefined by this job description.
• Required to be self-motivated, organized and willing to learn new
• Must demonstrate basic computer proficiency with both Mac and PC
including Word, Excel and email.
• Needs to have superior organizational/administrative skills.
• Required to have basic understanding of construction and project
• Proficient in landscape construction details and able to create shop
• Should have passion to work in design/build industry.

Job Requirements:
Envision Construction Project Manager will be tasked with, but not limited
to, the following responsibilities:
• Be involved with the design phase, providing creative input and becoming
familiar with projects.
• Be the primary/direct contact with the clients during the entire
construction phase.
• Pre-Construction planning and preparation for individual jobs.  For
o Creation of job calendar
o Material overview, take off and pre ordering.
o Create and maintain job binders.
• Management of weekly construction schedule and overall job progress.
• Calculating, ordering & managing materials in partnership with
construction crews.
• Management of Job expenses including, labor costs, materials,
sub-contractors, county/city fees and/or any other cost involved in the
completion of jobs.
• Calculation of job profit and loss upon the completion of each job.
• Maintaining accurate records of jobs, their profit and losses for future
estimation and/or general reference.
• Pick up/delivery of materials and delivery to job sites.

Posted 11-14-16

Susan Friedman Landscape Architecture

Job Title: Landscape Architect/Designer
Location(s): San Ramon, CA
Contact Name: Susan Friedman
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (925) 806-0643
Contact FAX: (925) 806-0643
Salary Range: Competitive

Job Description:
Susan Friedman Landscape Architecture has an immediate opening for a landscape designer/architect (30+ hours/week) to join our fun, fast-paced and growing team. Our firm has an incredible track record specializing in medium/high end residential, commercial, Houses of Worship, and Home Owner Associations. We are committed to bringing social and environmental function to each design. Our office is located in a bucolic Creekside office park with easy freeways access, close to restaurants, parks, trails and shops.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop project presentations and other support documents
• Design development and graphic communication; individually and
• Create budgets
• Create materials lists
• Field measuring/site analysis
• Plant layout/construction observation
• 1–5 years experience in Landscape Design or related field
• CAD/Vectorworks proficient
• Sketch Up/Revit/3D modeling desirable
• Excellent plant knowledge; Bay friendly plants
• Irrigation design
• Excel/Numbers proficient
• AB 1881/MWELO working knowledge
• Excellent communication skills
• Self starter with excellent time management
• Creative problem solver with an eye for detail
• Team Player
• BA/BS Landscape Architecture degree or AA Landscape Design certificate
• Competitive salary
• Optional time off as needed
• PTO/sick days
• Paid vacation/holidays
• Work from home options
• Educational advancement
• Autonomous working environment
• Company/team outings
• Great reputation and job satisfaction–participate in the experience
of producing extraordinary landscape designs

Automobile, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume and work samples to

Arcadia Studio

Job Title: Project Manager/Designer
Location(s): Santa Barbara
Contact Name: Justin Dullum
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805) 962-9055
Occasional to regular client contact with only occasional principal or project manager involvement.
Collaborative work in both technical and supervisory roles.
Complete tasks in a timely manner, within project budgets.
Organize simple and moderately complex tasks, and demonstrated ability to think critically.
Demonstrate ability to be thorough, complete, and accurate at a high professional level in all work produced.
Demonstrate maturity and use of good judgment.
Involvement in proposal preparation.
Degree from accredited professional landscape architecture program, equivalent experience in the field, or approved combination.
Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible positions.
Three-year minimum design experience.
Experienced with the production of planning and design documents
Demonstrate good communication skills.
Demonstrate ability to anticipate problems and solve them effectively.
Demonstrated technical & design abilities:
Final/presentation hand-drawn and CAD graphics
Irrigation Design
Layout Design
Planting Design
Grading & Drainage Design
Specification and Documentation Preparation
Posted 09-26-16

Geremia Pools Inc.

Job Title: Designer/Project Manager
Location(s): Sacramento, CA
Contact Name: Mike Geremia
Contact Phone: 916-541-9469
Job Description:
Geremia Pools Inc., a Sacramento pool and landscape company that has been in business for over 90 years, is interested in adding to our design team. This company provides opportunity for creativity and financial reword through design. This career is best suited for someone that is creative, self driven and knows their plants. Designers also job cost, project manage and negotiate with clients.
How to apply:
Please contact Mike Geremia if interested.

Envision Landscape Studio

Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): San Diego, CA
Contact Name: Navid Mostatabi
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 800-414-1860
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:

Job Description:
Envision Landscape Studio is a residential Design/Build Firm
based out of Walnut Creek, CA and San Diego, CA.  We are currently seeking a
full time landscape designer at our San Diego, CA location. Applicants
should be proficient in AutoCad, Photoshop, and Sketch-up. Since we are a
design/build company designers would be involved in both design work and
on-site construction management.

Sansei Gardens Inc.

Job Title: Assistant Designer/Project Manager
Location(s): Silicon Valley/SF Bay Area
Phone: (510) 226-9191
Toll Free: +1 (888) 226-9191
FAX: +1 (510) 226-1298
Job Description:
Join a solid yet rapidly growing "green industry" construction company headquartered in Fremont where new positions and opportunities are opening up with excellent potential for career advancement. We need more enthusiastic people to join our energetic team so as to accommodate our expansion in the Silicon Valley/SF Bay Area. Sansei Gardens Inc. has an opportunity for an Assistant Designer/Project Manager who will help prepare design bid proposals and manage commercial landscape construction projects. Design/Bid proposals and project management typically cover the landscape components for new, larger scale commercial and residential construction projects.
-College education and landscape construction design experience are a big plus
-Excellent computer skills with emphasis on design, spread sheet and construction bid software
-Self Starter with ability to manage and take ownership of projects
How to apply:
If interested, please reply to this posting with your qualifications/experience or resume.
Posted: 08-31-16

Arcadia Studio

Job Title: Project Manager/Designer
Location(s): Santa Barbara
Contact Name: Justin Dullum
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805) 962-9055
Job Description:
Project manager/designer needed for high profile Santa Barbara Landscape
Architecture firm with a richly varied scope of work throughout the Central
Coast and Southern California. Candidate must possess strong design, graphic
and organizational skills and be able to work efficiently with co-workers and
clients in a busy studio setting.
-Manage projects of various scales while working with Clients and other
design disciplines, execute and oversee time management of projects.
-Manage and assist in the development of complete project documents
including Conceptual Design, Design Development and Construction Document
-Manage and perform Construction Administration services.
-Present design and other project documents to Clients for review and
approval/Maintain the firm’s established level of quality for design and
-Coordinate design activity between various disciplines including ArchitectsEngineers and Contractors.

Mark Thomas and Company

Job Title: Project Landscape Architect (Mid-Level)
Location(s): United States
Contact Name: Annie Lucero
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4088315459
Contact FAX: 4088315459
Salary Range: DOE

Job Description:
MTCo’s urban planning and landscape architecture services provide our
clients an integrated and comprehensive planning and design suite of
services. Providing site-responsive design that is focused on community needs
makes a project successful. Our planners and designers have the flexibility
to deliver a range of projects, such as detailed complete street planning,
streetscape designs, bicycle/pedestrian, median and gateway enhancements,
landscape master plans, and trail designs.

Over a year ago we established our Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
division to expand our service offerings to our clients. Our involvement in
all phases of the design process has led us to form our Landscape
Architecture and Planning Division with these core values in mind. Erik
Smith, PLA (and CalPoly Alum) leads the division and specializes in the
master planning and development of construction documents for facilities,
parks, and public infrastructure projects. His group’s input and
contribution has assisted our clients in the planning and implementation in
giving public projects a sense of place that are aesthetically pleasing and
user friendly. Additionally, having worked as a subconsultant to MTCo for the
last several years, Erik’s group understands MTCo’s commitment to quality
and client service.

MTCo is currently looking for a mid-level Project Landscape Architect (LA) in
our Sacramento or Bay Area offices. The Project LA leads technical designs
and provides oversight of tasks to complete small to medium size projects
within a defined scope of work.  This includes the coordination of project
design & construction phases, and the responsibility to adhere to schedules
and budgets.  The Project LA will supervise and oversee the work of lower
level designers and interns and be instrumental in the training & development
of such staff.The Project LA will report to a more experienced and licensed Landscape Architect or Project Manager.

Responsibilities include:
- Completion of design details, drawings & plans, specifications and
- Delivery of certain components of projects or entire projects depending on
scope and complexity
- Compliance with Company standards and quality control measures
- Coordination of information & project deliverables among in-house
departments and sub-consultants
- Maintain/build client relationships & drive for customer satisfaction
- Provide assistance for proposal development, client presentations as well
as appropriate and fiscal management
- Preparation and oversight in the development of presentation graphics and
conceptual designs

Education, Experience, and Skills:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
- 5-8+ years of relevant consulting experience in a landscape architecture
- Registered LA in the State of California
- Specific experience in the development & completion of design &
construction documents
- Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite software tools
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to collaborate with project teams, sub-consultants, external
services & regulatory groups/agencies

To apply for this opportunity, please visit OR
send your resume and cover letter to

Posted: 07-31-16

LPA, Inc.

Job Title: Landscape Architectural Project Manager
Location: San Jose, CA
Contact Name: Alex Figge
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9497014232
Web Site:
Apply here:

Join an established firm where your voice is heard, ideas are encouraged
and your work is highly regarded.  LPA offers a unique collaborative
environment with dynamic, passionate, creative, and intelligent people with
potential for professional and personal development.  As LPA grows, we are
seeking a Licensed Landscape Architect for the role of Project Manager with
strong project, interpersonal and client relationship skill in our San Jose
office.  A project focused leader that has been actively involved in managing
projects in California is ideal.

You will:
+Maintain effective liaison with Clients.
+Solicit and negotiate Client and consultant services and fees.
+Manage projects of various scales while working with Clients and in-house
design disciplines.
+Execute and oversee financial management of projects.
+Establish Work Plans and Manage Project Teams for the purpose of procuring
profitable projects.
+Manage and assist in the development of complete project documents including
Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document Packages.
+Manage and perform Construction Administration services.
+Present design and other project documents to Clients for review and
+Work with the directors of various architectural and engineering disciplines
in the development of plans and project documents.
+Work in support of the Managing and Design Directors in Landscape
+Maintain LPA’s established standards for Quality Assurance and Quality
+Foster Collaborative engagement with other architectural and engineering
disciplines within the company.
+Coordinate design activity between various disciplines.

Education, Experience, and Skills:
+Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture is required.
+Highly motivated licensed Landscape Architect.
+Experience with Education, Corporate and/or Sports Facility projects
+Strong interpersonal and Client relationship skills.
+Proficient in the development of plans and details required to properly
convey design intent at all levels of the design process.
+Proficient in Construction Administration.
+Ten + years of experience in an landscape architecture or multi-disciplinary
design firm.
+Knowledge in the construction process and field experience sufficient to
coordinate projects with contractors.
+Proficiency in AutoCAD is required.
+Proficiency in Sketch Up, PowerPoint and other typical programs is required.

Transcon Environmental, Inc.

Job Title: Environmental Planner
Contact Name: Monique Mondragon
Salary Range: DOE

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah.  Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, environmental construction management and monitoring.  Our company philosophy is, “Understand and Serve.”

Job Description: We seeking an Environmental Planning professional in our Draper, Utah office to provide technical services and written products for environmental permitting/compliance projects. Tasks may include assistance with all aspects of environmental planning including the preparation of environmental studies and documents meeting NEPA requirements; federal, state, and local agency coordination and regulatory permitting; public involvement and agency coordination efforts; and preparation of visual analysis, visual simulations, and maps. Candidates for this position should demonstrate the capability to serve a meaningful role in a team-oriented office, and contribute specific planning, technical or scientific expertise.

Education, Experience, and Skills:
A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental or Urban Planning, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management or a closely related field is desired. Experience in environmental planning, urban/regional planning, environmental science or a related field preferred. Seeking candidate familiar with ArcGIS, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp (or similar 3D software). Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment; ability to work independently or as part of a team; strong attention to detail; strong written and oral communication skills are also required.
Transcon provides a generous benefits package, including vacation/sick days, heath/dental/vision insurance, holidays, 401(k), etc.
How to apply:
Send the following to Monique Mondragon at Please note that writing samples may be requested. One page cover letter, resume and three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker).

NDH Search Worldwide

Job Title: Junior Landscape Architect/Designer
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Contact Name: Brenda Mathews
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (323) 464-6494
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:
Job Description: Our client, located in Beverly Hills, CA, is a renowned landscape design firm that seeks a Landscape Designer to join their team.
This firm prides itself on designing compelling, beautiful, functional
environments that enable and inspire people to live well. Their studio
culture is based on collaboration, mutual respect, and a shared belief in the
transformative influence that quality design can have on our lives. They
particularly value the productive and engaging relationships that result from
client and design team collaborations.
The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of related experience, is dedicated and
passionate towards the pursuit of design excellence and professional growth,
enjoys collaboration, has a positive self start attitude and possesses
outstanding design skills.
-Project Designer: collaboration with principal in concept development and
design features
-Project Management: coordination with contractors and consultants, from
bidding to completion and coordination with clients, from schematic design to
-Preparing presentation packages, sketching schematic design, delegating and
managing drawings
-Preparing construction documents, design development – details and
delegating and managing drawings
Desired Skill Set:
-Conceptual design on both master plan and detail scales
-AutoCAD- proficient in CAD with clear understanding of technical drawings--plans, sections and elevations.
-Project Management – both onsite and administrative
-Perspective Drawing – strong rendering skills for master plans, perspectives, elevations and sections.
-SketchUp is a plus – graphic renderings and presentation.
-Adobe Creative Suite – Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
-Good communication skills
How to apply:
For more information and to submit your resume, please contact Brenda Mathews at

Landsystems Landscapes

Job Title: Designer
Location(s): 3113 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City CA 94063
Contact Name: Kenneth Gifford
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (518) 588-7461
Salary Range: 60k Base Salary 
Benefits: Kaiser Health Plan, 401K
Landsystems Landscapes is looking for a talented individual to fill the role of Designer. Landsystems is a design/ build company located in the bay area. Designers will be given the unique opportunity to be a lead designer on new projects and watch their designs turn into reality.
Job Description:

The position focuses on creating conceptual plans, coordinating material selection with clients, working with local municipalities to obtain the required permits, creating planting designs, developing construction documents, and creating one-of-a-kind details.   

Education, Experience, and Skills:
Applicants should have a Bachelors or Masters in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university. 1-2 years experience in the landscape design industry is preferred. Applicants must be able work independently, as well as within a team environment. Designers will need to be aware of the current codes and regulations pertaining to the industry. Applicants should demonstrate a proficiency in: Microsoft Office, Landscape Design, AutoCAD 2D or 3D, Hand Drawing, Planting Design, Grading & Drainage, SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs.

Landsystems Landscapes

Job Title: Design Manager 
Location(s): 3113 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City CA 94063
Contact Name: Kenneth Gifford
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 518-588-7461
Salary Range: 70k Base Salary 
Benefits: Kaiser Health Plan, 401K
Job Description:
Landsystems Landscapes is looking for a talented individual to fill the role of Design Manager. Landsystems is a design/build company located in the bay area. We are looking for experienced candidates to manage a small design staff of 3-5 designers. Additionally, this position will include taking the lead designer role in some of the more complicated projects in the office. The Design Manager position focuses on design team billing, QAQC, scheduling, and other necessary administrative tasks.

The lead designer aspect of the position focuses on creating conceptual plans, coordinating material selection with clients, working with local municipalities to obtain the required permits, creating planting designs, developing construction documents, and creating one-of-a-kind details.   

Education, Experience and Skills: 
Applicants should have a Bachelors or Masters in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university. 3-5 years experience in the landscape design industry is preferred. Landsystems is looking for applicants with previous management experience. Applicants must be able work independently as well as within a team environment. The position requires a high level of multitasking and creative problem solving. Applicants will need to be aware of the current codes and regulations pertaining to the industry. Applicants should demonstrate a proficiency in: Microsoft Office, Landscape Design, AutoCAD 2D or 3D, Hand Drawing, Planting Design, Grading & Drainage, SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs.

Smith + Smith Landscape Architects

Job Title: Landscape Designer/Architect
Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Bill
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: work: (415) 543-0332 cell: (415) 518-5052
Web Site:

35-year-old San Francisco Landscape Architecture Design Firm looking to hire an energetic talent in San Francisco, CA.
-Able to work well in teams
-Loves Northern California plants
-Seeks to master technical skills
-Is self-motivated
-Engaged in computer design skills
-Has professional aspirations

CDel Conte's Landscaping INC

Job Title: Part-Time Designer and Sales
Location(s): Fremont, CA
Contact Name: Lillian Espinoza
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (510) 353 6030
Contact FAX: (510) 353 6030
Web Site:

Del Conte’s Landscaping, Inc. is a full-service landscaping firm offering
Landscape Maintenance, Design/Build, Irrigation and Water Management. Our
mission at Del Conte's Landscaping is to fulfill the landscape needs of our
clients, and, in doing so, exceed client expectations for service, quality
and value.

Job Description:
To provide beautiful landscape designs that meet client specifications.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Creating, presenting, and selling beautiful landscape designs to
residential and commercial clients
•Managing (and developing) the marketing of landscape design services to
increase client base
•Meeting with clients: initial, follow-up, and closing
•Assisting clients with budgets
•Managing design and sales budget and meeting budget goals
•The preparation and presentation of proposals, scopes of work, and
conceptual landscape plans and layouts
•Providing production staff with the vision of the project prior to its
•Overseeing the installation process to ensure it meets the client vision
and design specifications
•Working closely with Department Manager and General Foreman of
Construction Department to meet department goals
•On going business development practices that include the ability to build
and maintain relationships with both clients and construction crew.
•This position will work closely with staff & client in order to meet and
exceed client expectations for beautiful landscapes.
•Meet or exceed sales expectations, as individually assigned within the
budget process.
•Other miscellaneous duties to advance the organization, which may be
assigned or required to help the company in general.
•Maintain a calendar of activities with conscious effort to plan and
schedule in advance to the fullest extent possible.  This applies to all
aspects; particularly your work schedule for the next day and preparedness
for others, whose work or production depends upon your preparedness.

Minimum Qualifications:
•B.S in Horticulture with emphasis in landscape design (or related field)
•2+ years in similar Landscape Design and Sales position and with similar
•Landscape Construction experience
•Full understanding of construction details
•Good computer literacy including knowledge in design software (imaging,
•Ability to be creative, innovative and produce detailed and accurate

•Estimating and take-off skills
•Good Analytical and problem solving skills
•Excellent inter-personal skills in order to interface with employees and
clients in all levels
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Attention to detail and organization
•Excellent ability to work independently and as a team member
•Ability to multi-task
•Ability to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment

We offer a competitive annual salary including incentives.  We also offer a
comprehensive benefit package including 401(k), medical, dental, paid
holidays, continuing education and professional certification opportunities,
excellent work environment and much more!

The ideal candidate will also be able to work a 20-30 hour work week.

Land F/X

Job Title: Technical CAD Drafter/ SketchUp Modeler
Location(s): 3165 Broad Street Suite 114, San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact Name: Krystal Bozarth
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805) 541-1003
Salary Range: Depends on experience ($15--$25/hour)
Web Site:

We are a software company looking for a bright and driven AutoCAD technician
and/or SketchUp 3D modeler located in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Our software is an add-on program for AutoCAD and SketchUp. We offer clients
access to a library of 2D blocks and 3D components to use in landscape and
irrigation design. We also work with manufacturers in the industry to add
their landscape products to our block and component library. Examples include
benches, irrigation equipment, play structures, athletic equipment, and more.

This position is for a drafter or modeler to work on blocks and components to
add to this library.
Although the position is temporary, the possibility exists for full-time
employment in the future.

-Proficiency in either AutoCAD or SketchUp. Proficiency in both is an asset.
-Meticulous attention to detail.
-Self-motivated and organized in order to meet deadlines.
-Candidate will be located in the San Luis Obispo area. Working daily at our
office is preferred, but we offer the possibility for remote work for highly
qualified applicants. If working remotely, candidate still must occasionally
meet with us at our office.
-If working remotely, candidate must have access to an AutoCAD or SketchUp
-Candidate must be patient and meticulous with a high level of critical

-Re-work AutoCAD blocks or details, and/or 3D SketchUp components, to match
our standards, including layer structure, lineweights, and best CAD or
SketchUp practices.
-Using non-CAD details as a guide, create standardized CAD details, plan
blocks, and/or SketchUp 3D components.
-Perform data entry related to the above blocks, components, and details to
integrate them into our system.

Must Submit* :
-Sample files of your work in .dwg or .skp format
-Date when you can start
-Rate of pay desired
*If we do not receive all of these items, we will not consider your resume.



Job Title: Landscape Architectural Designer


Tatsumi and Partners are looking for talented, team-oriented people who are passionate about their profession to join us and share in the continued growth and future of the company. We have immediate openings for three individuals willing to share the challenges and excitement of the field of landscape architecture and visual quality management.

Job Description:
This technical position entails the development of conceptual designs, design development and construction documents for a wide variety of projects.
• Minimum of an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture
• Two to five years of experience in the field of landscape architecture
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD (MicroStation is a plus)
• Experience preparing construction documents including specifications and estimating
• Knowledge of irrigation design is a definite plus
Computer Graphics/3D Modeling

This position involves the preparation of graphics for various types of presentation exhibits and publications/reports. It also includes the development of 3D modeling using various computer software platforms and rendering in Photoshop.

• Minimum of undergraduate degree in landscape architecture or related field from a college or university
• Two to five years of experience in the field of graphics and computer modeling
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD (MicroStation is a plus) and 3D modeling
• Working knowledge of Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator
• Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
• Experience preparing graphics for presentations and publications/reports


O’Dell Engineering in Modesto, CA. 

Landscape Designer (Modesto Office)

We are looking for an additional team member to work in a collaborative atmosphere shared by drafters, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects and planners. The firm’s primary objective is to utilize knowledge, creativity, vision and sustainability as tools to produce superior and innovative design that satisfies client’s needs and improves their communities. Team members interact with other team members, clients, contractors, and government agencies. Concise and clear communication skills are key fundamentals for providing clients with reliable, insightful and attentive service. Current design projects include design and development of parks, playgrounds, recreational spaces, commercial campuses, healthcare facilities, public right of way landscapes and more. Most projects are located within northern California. Our new team member will assist project managers with developing site designs, project plans and specifications, horizontal control plans, furnishings and finishes plans, grading and erosion control plans, irrigation plans and planting plans. Communication between clients, sub-consultants, contractors, local municipalities and state regulatory agencies is also expected both written and orally. Qualified candidates should be proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketchup. Experience with Land F/X is preferred. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited landscape architecture program is preferred

Salary for the position is based on education, knowledge, skills, attitude and experience.If interested, submission of an application is required. Please email a completed application and resume to: NO CALLS PLEASE. NO RECRUITERS.

PleinAire Design Group

Job Title: Draftsperson
Location(s): Santa Maria
Contact Name: Kevin Small Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (805) 349 9695
Salary Range: DOE Web Site:
Job Description:
We are seeking a part time draftsperson. Candidates must be proficient in
AutoCAD. Able to follow drawing protocols xref, layer state mgmt., and
paper space environments, and basic understanding of construction documents.
Knowledge of Adobe Suite products, sketch up and MS Office beneficial but not required. This is an entry level part time position.

RRM Design Group


Job Description: RRM Design Group, we inspire and support each other through collaboration, respect, and innovation to create environments people enjoy. We are a multidisciplinary design firm comprised of architects, civil and structural engineers, planners, landscape architects, and surveyors. With four offices in California, our team of professionals work on a variety of fun and exciting projects throughout the state.

Our San Leandro office is currently seeking a Landscape Architecture Designer to join our Planning and Landscape Architecture team. The Assistant Designer will be working under the direction of our Senior Landscape Architect.

The Assistant Designer will contribute to the completion of master plans and construction documents, as well as technical documents, including specifications, presentation graphics, site plans and design guidelines. The candidate should possess strong skills in computer applications, writing and graphics.

This position requires:

Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience, with 1 (one) of those years of experience needing to have been worked in a private Landscape Architecture firm.
A degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
Extensive experience in AutoCAD,
Proficient in InDesign, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp . 
Experience with LandF/X software is desirable (but not mandatory).

The ideal candidate will: Have excellent judgment, strong communication skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to thrive in a teamwork environment and have a passion for planning and landscape architectural design.

RRM provides opportunities and career paths for our employees. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including full medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

**Please upload portfolio when applying to the position.**

Jeff Wortham & Assoiciates

Job Title: Design Associate
Location(s): Pleasanton, CA
Contact Name: Jeff Wortham
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 925 351-7620
Web Site: http:
Salary: DOE
Job Description: Residential Landscape Design Associate
Jeff Wortham and Associates, a small Residential Landscape Architecture firm located in Pleasanton, CA. Project sizes average $70k- $200k but they do some very large ones as well so there is a lot of variety in our project types. They are also plant design specialist. We design 50-60 projects per year.

We serve the East Bay 680 corridor from Pleasanton to Walnut Creek roughly. You must live within a 30 minute car drive to Pleasanton or be willing to locate here to apply. You need a reliable car to get to work and or job sites.
We are looking for someone with the desire to learn and be part of a small, tight knit design team. As a small firm of 2-4 people each person needs to be able to wear different hats as the situation requires. 
Education, Experience, and Skills:
Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture, basic Understanding of CAD, Vectorworks or LandFX (we use Land FX) and must be teachable and punctual.

Proficiency with Sketchup

How to apply:
Send resumes to Please review their website and look at design process video on the cover page. The site is having problems right now, but you can watch this video. Please say a few words about why you would like to work with them in your cover letter. 

Stephen Billings Landscape Architecture

Job Title: Landscape Designer
Location(s): Santa Monica, CA
Contact Name: Sarah Ferreter
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 3103108438
Web Site:
Salary Range: DOE

Job Description: 
Stephen Billings Landscape Architecture (SBLA) is seeking a Landscape Designer to support a wide variety of projects for this rapidly growing design practice located in Los Angeles.

The candidate should possess a strong interest or experience in landscape architecture, specifically as it relates to planting design, materials and detailing. SBLA is deeply interested in the experiential qualities of landscape, and the position and office environment require individuals who are collaborative, creative and who want to explore how design gestures are translated into built work.

The candidate will work as part of SBLA’s design team to conceptualize, develop and execute work at various scales ranging from small, high-end residential to large institutional campuses. The candidate should be able to understand and contribute to the creation of various design drawings, including perspective and plan renderings, diagrams and construction document sets.

• Drafting and design for all project phases using hand sketching and AutoCAD
• Production of plans, elevations and details for Construction Document sets
• Self-directed management and production of presentation materials using Adobe Creative Suite and hand sketches
• Conducting site visits and analyzing and documenting site conditions for design projects

• Proficient knowledge of the following computer programs: AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite
• Ability to convey ideas through hand sketching
• A working understanding of plant materials and planting design
• Strong presentation and organizational skills
• The ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and self-motivate
• Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical capabilities
• Good interpersonal skills and an interest in working collaboratively as part of our team

How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio via email to with the following subject 'Application for Landscape Designer’. Attachments should be less than 7MB total.

Nature-Scape, Inc.

Job Title: Landscape Designer/Estimator
Location: Calabasas, CA
Contact Name: Hartley Fullerton
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 818-222-4220
Contact FAX:818-222-4233
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Job Description: 
Landscape Company in Calabasas is seeking a Landscape designer with landscape design skills to work with a close knit team on upper-end residential installation and estate maintenance. We have been in business over 30 years, in which time we have established a solid reputation with top landscape architects, designers, general contractors and home owners.

We have a great office in a scenic area along the 101 Freeway. This position requires that you be motivated and have the ability to converse with and satisfy very successful clients and professionals with a low tolerance for stupidity. This is not a job that will require that you pick up a shovel and actually install plant material or an irrigation system yourself. It will require that you have the knowledge to lead and guide others.

Qualifications and Requirements
  • A valid California driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Ability to read plans and perform accurate design take offs.
  • Knowledge of plant material and landscape design.
  • Basic knowledge of associated trades – Residential masonry, carpentry, some electrical/lighting.
  • Good customer service skills a must.
  • Good IT skills big plus.


Job Title: Entry Level Project Designer
Contact Email:

Urban Arena is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning & Design. With offices in Costa Mesa, San Francisco & San Diego, UA attracts a diverse group of professionals working on a range of projects from Urban Villages, Retail & Entertainment Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities, Community Parks, High-Density Housing & Sports Complexes. 

  • 0-3 years' experience. UA is willing to take on an applicant with limited experience who is ready to learn quickly.
  • A degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop & InDesign
  • ​Self starter with a "can-do" attitude.
How to Apply:
Please email cover letter, resume, portfolio & salary requirements to: Please put "Project Designer" in the Subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Firma Design Group

Job Title: Junior Landscape Architect

Firma Design Group is a San Francisco Bay Area planning, civil engineering and landscape architecture firm focused on developing strong relationships with our valued clients in order to provide them with the finest professional design services. This has been our mission since our founding, and today we continue to work with both public and private sector clients, creating designs that respond to their specific needs. Our innovative designs represent the careful integration of a client’s goals with site-specific opportunities and constraints. We work collaboratively with our clients to transform their sites into sustainable, livable, functional and inspiring environments.

Job Description:
The Junior Landscape Architect will work with a multidisciplinary team of landscape architects, civil engineers, surveyors, designers, and project managers to continue providing exceptional designs for our clients. The landscape architect will develop site designs, land planning, report preparation, construction documentation, client meetings, planting, irrigation calculations, etc. While the position is for entry to mid-level architects, an ideal candidate would have experience with AutoCAD, Sketchup, and the Adobe Suite. We will work with the right person to help you increase your skills as we move forward.
Job Requirements:
  • Perform diverse computer data entry and clerical duties
  • Perform complex and diverse duties involving the application of standard procedures to a variety of details requiring independent analysis. The work requires a thorough knowledge of interdepartmental and company policies and procedures dealing with the area of responsibility
  • Develop planting, irrigation designs and construction details
  • Compile and submit permit applications to local, state, and federal agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations
  • Develop cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labor to determine a project’s economic feasibility
  • Present their findings to the public on topics such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, or property descriptions
  • Assist in design efforts and in making unit selection to fit customer needs
  • Be responsible for checking drawing format and dimension accuracy
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned
  • Read, write, and understand English at a level necessary to perform the duties of this classification
  • Follow and provide detailed oral and written instructions
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks, functions, and duties related to landscape architecture and design using normal computer based programs and databases
  • Perform computer data entry and related clerical work requiring independent judgment and analysis
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills, with attention to detail, consistency, and preciseness
  • Manage files within a computer operating system directory structure
  • Demonstrate supportive and cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors
  • Ideal candidate is highly motivated to grow professionally within the firm
  • A license is not required of a junior landscape architect, but we hope to find someone who is on track to get their license in the State of California in the future.
A combination of education and experience that would establish possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above. A minimum of 4 years of related academic coursework and Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, or equivalent. 1-5 years of related work experience using AutoCAD, and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Access. Document control experience strongly desired.

Posted 2-9-16

New Image Landscape Company/Sansei Gardens, Fremont

Job Title: Assistant Designer/Project Manager
Contact Name: Brock Hopkins
Contact Phone: 510-226-9191
Contact Fax: 510-226-1298

Join a solid yet rapidly growing "green industry" construction company headquartered in Fremont, Calif. where new positions and opportunities are opening up with excellent potential for career advancement. We need more enthusiastic people to join our energetic team so as to accommodate our expansion in the Silicon Valley/SF Bay Area.

Sansei Gardens Inc. has an opportunity for an Assistant Designer/Project Manager who will help prepare design bid proposals and manage commercial landscape construction projects. Design/Bid proposals and project management typically cover the landscape components for new, larger scale commercial and residential construction projects.

The following minimum qualifications are required:
  • College education and landscape construction design experience are a big plus.
  • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on design, spreadsheet and construction bid software.
  • Self-starter with ability to manage and take ownership of projects
How to apply:
If interested, please reply to this posting with your qualifications/experience or resume.

Posted 2-8-16

Scarlett's Landscape, Ventura

Job Title: Landscape Planner/Designer (Experience Required)
Contact Name: Jeremy Scarlett
Contact Phone: 805-914-9843
Contact Fax: 805-830-0405
Salary range: $36,000 - $42,000

Design and Build landscape company seeks an experienced Landscape Designer to join a growing design team under the supervision of a Licensed Landscape Architect. This position is responsible for meeting with potential clients in order to sell and ultimately produce landscape designs. You would then present completed designs along with cost proposals with the goal of securing the construction contract. Upon securement of the construction contract, you would work with the client and construction crew and see the job through to completion. Ideal candidate will possess or be in the process of completing a Bachelor's Degree in landscape architecture or equivalent. CAD, SketchUp 3D, and Dynascape experience preferred. Company works exclusively in Dynascape Design software.

Salary, 10 paid holidays and 401(k) available immediately. Paid vacation, 401(k) matching, and profit sharing available after one year.
How to apply:
Please send resume with references.

Posted 2-8-16

Urban Arena, Ventura

Job Title: Entry Level Project Designer

Urban Arena is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Architectural Design. UA has offices located in Costa Mesa, San Francisco, and San Diego staffed with a diverse group of professionals working on an exciting range of projects, from Urban Villages, Retail and Entertainment Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities Community Parks, to High-Density Housing and Sports Complexes.

We are immediately seeking an entry level Project Designer (0-3 years' experience) for our San Diego office.

Desired qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field of study. Ideal candidate should possess complete working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, and all Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, Archicad, Sketchup, and 3D Max as well as job experience in a Landscape Architect's office are a plus but not required.
How to apply:
Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: Include "Project Designer" in the subject line.

Posted 2-8-16

Precision Landscape Maintenance, San Diego

Job Title: Landscape Designer

We are a well-established Landscape Contractor seeking a driven, success-oriented, and accountable team player to perform design, estimates, sales, and management of landscape projects. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in design and construction as well as excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, landscape maintenance knowledge and interest in growing in alignment with our construction, turf and maintenance divisions.

This is a full time position if candidate is self-motivated and capable of helping in all aspects of the business.

Responsibilities include:
  • Cultivate and maintain client relationships for potential, new, and repeat business opportunities
  • Conduct preliminary studies of sites including aspect, drainage, utility location and existing 
  • Create appropriate and sustainable exterior landscapes for retail and commercial spaces
  • Work closely with clients to create innovative and aesthetically pleasing design plans
  • Present proposals and close sales that match client’s specifications, wants, and needs
  • Provide hands-on customer service throughout the installation process
  • Work positively with coworkers to ensure a smooth and timely completion
  • Consult with ownership regarding daily operation and ensure alignment of company goals
  • Contact and follow-through on delegated projects with potential clients, co-workers and 
  • Efficiently and accurately measure and bid projects
  • Assemble project proposals
  • Coordinate materials, people and equipment required to produce timely work.
  • Coordinate with turf, construction and maintenance divisions to assist in balancing all aspects of 
the business
  • Ensure proper paperwork is completed for design and construction contracts
  • Maintain and manage all required administrative systems, including construction schedules, and 
executed vs. budgeted performance.
  • Coordinate with President to develop databases with current and future client information and 
materials used on project sites as well as photo documentation for future promotions.
  • Order materials as needed and monitor costs and deliveries
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of prior working experience in a Horticulture related field
  • Competency in Microsoft Office primarily Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Minimum 2 years of customer service and/or sales experience
  • Passion for providing San Diego with high quality drought tolerant landscape options
  • Adept at self and time management
  • 2 or 4-year degree in a landscape-related field or certification by a landscape association preferred

Posted 2-8-16

Thomas Baak and Associates, Walnut Creek

Job Title: Associate Staff
Contact Name: Rick Stover
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 925-933-2583, ext. 105
Contact fax: 925-933-0242
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:

Our firm is a small practice of primarily site design projects that range in scope and scale including new communities, mixed-use and commercial development, parks, and residential estate design. We provide all aspects of project plan preparation from conceptual site design through construction document preparation, including panting, construction details and irrigation design.

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time, in-house position requiring a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture, as well as a minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in the profession. The position would start as support drafting and design associate, needing a strong understanding of AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel and Photoshop, and willingness to learn and grow with the firm.

Posted 2-8-16

Petersen Studio, San Francisco

Job Title: Landscape Designer/Project Manager
Contact Name: Jacob Petersen
Contact Phone: 415-813-5417
Contact Address: 58 Maiden Lane, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108

Petersen Studio (PS) is seeking a highly motivated landscape designer/project manager (2-6 years of professional experience) to fortify and expand their growing design practice. As a critical member of the PS team, the applicant should have exemplary design, production, management, and communication skills. Applicants should be interested in assuming a leadership role within the office, including mentoring junior staff and assisting with office management. Exemplary resumes will be considered at all experience levels.

PS is currently leading the design of a major public waterfront park on San Diego's bayfront, several small public/private parks and plazas in the Makers QuarterTM District of downtown San Diego, and was recently a semi-finalist for the international competition to redesign Pershing Square -- downtown Los Angeles's central park.

  • Strong design and graphic skills
  • Ability to prepare and manage DD/CD documentation
  • Urban and public realm landscape architecture experience
  • Interest in landscape technology and high-quality detailing
  • Collaborative spirit and strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to multi-task in dynamic environment
  • Enthusiasm for elevating the overall profession
  • Passion for landscape sustainability
  • Basic knowledge of California native and drought-tolerant plants
Required Proficiency:
  • AutoCad
  • Rhino and/or 3D Studio Max
  • Sketch-Up
  • Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • MS Office Suite
Education Requirements:
  • Master of Landscape Architecture is preferred.

Posted 2-8-16

Valley Landscaping and Maintenance, Lodi

Job Title: Landscape Designer

Valley Landscaping and Maintenance, a large commercial landscape company in Lodi, Calif., is seeking a Landscape Designer who will be responsible for site survey and analysis, preparing project estimates, working with installation crews and meeting with clients.

  • Design skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Creative and self-motivated
  • Valid driver's license
  • Full-time position
  • Salary negotiable
  • Benefits / 401(k)

How to Apply:

Please send resumes to

Posted 2-8-16

MPA Design, San Francisco

Job Title: Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer
Location(s): 414 Mason St., Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94102
Contact Name: Gerald Kawamoto
Contact Email:

MPA Design, an established landscape architectural and urban design firm, is seeking a full time, highly motivated, creative, skilled individual with experience in design and contract document preparation for its San Francisco office. The firm places special emphasis on a high quality finished product with attention to detail. Our current backlog includes a diversity of project types: corporate and medical campuses, retail developments, recreation, and mixed use urban residential.

Job Description:
The primary role of the candidate would be to assist project managers as a Job Captain in the preparation of conceptual graphics through production of contract documents and details.
The candidate must be a self-motivated person, have strong design ability, be a good verbal and graphic communicator, and demonstrate a firm working knowledge of landscape design and materials including knowledge of California plant materials. This person should show the passionate commitment to landscape architecture and display a strong work ethic. New employees will participate in all aspects of site and landscape design from master planning, concept design, contract documents, through construction observation. Project production includes an understanding of compliance with codes and ordinances. Computer skills shall include AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Strong hand drafting, proficient graphic skills, and an understanding of finish grading principals are important. Current work visa and an accredited degree in Landscape Architecture required. Professional Office Experience Required: 0 to 3 years.
Benefits include a 401(k) program, health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and professional development. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Send cover letter, resume, portfolio and salary requirements via email to Gerald Kawamoto, MPA Design. No phone calls please.

Posted 1-13-16

Stimmel Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Title: Landscape Architect
Contact Name: Katie Chaklos
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 336-723-1067
Job Description:
Stimmel Associates, an award-winning urban design, landscape architecture, land planning, and civil engineering firm, is seeking a creative and self-motivated Landscape Architect with 2-5 years' experience to join their design team in their Charlotte, NC office.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) and SketchUp
  • ​Exceptional research, analysis, and writing skills
  • Site planning, amenity, landscape and sustainable design
Please send resume to

Posted 1-13-16

Hermann Design Group, Palm Desert

Job Title: Landscape Designer (2-4 years)
Contact Email:
Salary Range: DOE
Job Description:
Hermann Design Group (HDG) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated landscape designer with two to four years of experience to join our team in Palm Desert. You should have the ability to multi-task and work in a team-oriented atmosphere, and you will work with a design team on a variety of project types and all phases of the design process including construction documentation.
Education, Experience and Skills:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture, with a minimum of 2-4 years of work experience. This position requires the ability to work independently along with being a team player. Organization, time management, and a high level of proficiency in AutoCAD is required. Additionally, a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and SketchUp is important. Land F/X proficiency is a plus.
How to apply:
Please submit your resume with work samples including digital and hand-graphic skills to In the subject line of the email, please include "Landscape Designer - 2 to 4 Years - Cal Poly."

Posted 1-6-16


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