Landscape Designer

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Yamasaki Landscape Architecture is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time position on our team.  We are currently interviewing for an entry/mid-level landscape designer with 0-5 years of experience.

Located in Auburn, California, we are a landscape architectural firm serving a large variety of clients throughout the state.  Projects include K-12 and University educational facilities, office and commercial buildings, parks and recreation, subdivisions and residential landscapes among others.

We are a small firm that believes in collaboration with duties including all aspects of design from meeting with clients and design development, to presentation graphics and development of construction drawings.

A strong working knowledge in AutoCAD is required. Familiarity in LandFX is a bonus along with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

The position includes a competitive salary with benefits, vacation time and an investment package.

Applicants should forward a resume to our office via email at jeff@yamasaki-la.com.  Please feel free to call with inquiries 530-885-0040.

BA or BS in Landscape Architecture or a related field.

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City of Berkeley Planning and Development Department: Paid Planning Internship

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City of Berkeley Planning and Development Department: Paid Planning Internship

Gain experience to jump-start your planning career. Develop professional writing, research and presentation skills. Learn about the many stakeholders and participants in the city planning process. Participate from a City perspective, and gain political astuteness.

The City of Berkeley Land Use Planning Division seeks an intern with strong analytic skills and attention to details, solid understanding of planning and development, a desire to learn, and an interest in honing skills to assist with the Adeline Corridor Specific Plan planning process.

Under the lead of the Principal Planner managing the project, the qualified candidate will assist with all aspects of the planning process including:

  •  Assisting with outreach to the community through preparation for and attendance at numerous public meetings and workshops;
  • Designing informative maps, meeting notices and other materials;
  • Updating the project website;
  • Researching pertinent planning issues, such as affordable housing and anti-
    displacement strategies and equitable development strategies;
  • Collecting and analyzing data;
  •  Interacting with staff from other City Departments and public agencies (e.g. BART, AC Transit, Caltrans, ABAG, MTC) involved with the project.

Salary/Duration: Salary is $17.94/hour with a maximum of 19 hours per week. Duration is a minimum of six (6) months and may be extended. This position does not offer health or other benefits.

Qualifications: The internship is available to current college students or recent graduates. The ideal candidates will: be an undergraduate (in their junior or senior year) or graduate student in Urban Studies, City Planning, Architecture, Public Policy, Geography, or other related fields; possess excellent organizational and communication skills; be proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite; be proficient with ArcGIS (not required). Must also be able to work independently and follow through with assigned tasks.

Contact: Interested individuals should submit: 1) a cover letter with an explanation of your interest in the internship and any past experience (work or education); 2) a resume; and 3) one writing sample (five pages max.) to Alisa Shen, Principal Planner, ashen@cityofberkeley.info

Deadline: We are seeking to fill this position as soon as possible. We will review applications and may schedule interviews on a rolling basis up until the final application deadline.

Interested candidates should submit complete applications, as soon as possible and no later than Friday, September 8, 2017.

Berkeley Food Institute

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We’re Hiring!
10 Positions Available for Undergrads, Grad Students, and PostdocsBFI is excited to announce 10 new positions available to students and scholars. Opportunities range from soil health and agricultural labor research to hands-on farm management, data management, and outreach and communications fellowships in urban agriculture. Find out more below and apply today!

See Graduate Student Research Assistant details here. 
See Agriculture Social Scientist Postdoctoral Scholar details here.
See UC Gill Tract Community Farm Agroecological Fellowship Program details here (8 positions).

Policy and Engagement
Glenda Humiston Advises Farm Bill on University Research FundingOn June 22, Glenda Humiston, UC Vice President of Agriculture & Natural Resources, gave a testimony to the US House Agriculture Committee during a hearing about university research for the 2018 Farm Bill. Her remarks, available here, focused on investing in interdisciplinary research, improving UC research facilities, and prioritizing specialty crops. The Committee is gathering ideas and data to prepare for the new Farm Bill.

Full details about the hearing are available here.

LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATE, CALTRANS

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Position Details

Job Code #: JC-71253
Position #(s):
908-217-2971-001
Classification:
LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATE, CALTRANS
$4,998.00 – $5,959.00 A
$5,723.00 – $7,160.00 B
$6,619.00 – $8,281.00 C
$7,481.00 – $9,361.00 D

# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Bernardino County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Mission and Vision:  Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.  A performance-driven, transparent and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork.

Job Description and Duties

District 8 Division of Design

Under the direction of the Senior Landscape Architect, Caltrans, the incumbent develops a broad range of landscape architectural products and services.  The incumbent ensures that landscape plans are in conformance with the Standard Plans and Specifications.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is desired.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: 7/19/2017Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at http://www.jobs.ca.gov.
Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at http://www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Other – Upload and include either a copy of your degree in Landscape Architecture from a college or university accredited by the American Society of Landscape Architects, or a copy of your certificate of registration as a Landscape Architect as issued by the California Board of Landscape Architects.  Failure to include at least one of these documents with your application may result in your application being disqualified for this position.  

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Naomi Ruiz
    (909) 383-4652
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    Caltrans EEO Office
    (844) 368-3367
    ask.eeo@dot.ca.gov

  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

  • https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=71253

Shades of Green Landscape Architecture

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Shades of Green Landscape Architecture (www.shadesofgreenla.com) is a full-service design studio located in Sausalito, California.  We are an office with a diverse array of projects, with a main focus on residential, hospitality, and commercial landscapes. We have a growing practice with current projects located throughout the Bay Area and California. We are committed in all of our work to promoting sustainable landscape practices through the creation of unique and innovative design solutions. In addition to talented and nice people, we also have office dogs.

Positions Offered:

Shades of Green has 2 full-time positions available:

1)    Entry-Level Landscape Designer with 0-3 years of experience

2)    Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager with 3-6 years of experience

Offering:

Health Benefits

401 K investment plan

Position offered is long term

 

1) Qualifications & Skills for the Entry-Level Landscape Designerposition:

  • B/S and/or MA/MLA in Landscape Architecture
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong graphic ability. Able to produce presentation graphics and materials.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Time management skills.

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D modeling, such as Rhino and SketchUp, is desirable.
  • Experience preparing construction details and documentation is desirable.
  • Knowledge of current green BMPs is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of CA plant material

 

2) Qualifications for the Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager position:

  • B/S and/or MA/MLA in Landscape Architecture
  • Significant office experience in preparing design proposals, detailed landscape design and construction documents.
  • Extensive planting design experience, particularly in the Bay Area.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite. Strong graphic ability and experience with 3D modeling, such as Rhino and SketchUp, is desirable.
  • Knowledge of current green BMPs is desirable.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Time management skills.

 

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior project management experience.
  • Coordination experience.

 

Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio toinfo@shadesofgreenla.com.

Portfolios are to be no larger than 10 mb.

Cover letters are to be addressed to Gonzalo Azcona.

Email subject line:

ATTN: Entry-Level Landscape Designer Application

Or

ATTN: Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager Application

No calls please. Thank you.

 

Molly Franson Designer

 

SHADES OF GREEN
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
1306 Bridgeway Blvd, Suite A
Sausalito CA 94965
www.shadesofgreenla.com

 

Design/Compliance Assistant

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Design/Compliance Assistant

Internationally renowned coastal development at The Sea Ranch in northern Sonoma County seeks P/T or F/T professional to join the staff of The Sea Ranch Association’s Dept. of Design, Compliance and Environmental Management. Successful candidate will possess academic and/or professional experience in the field of architecture, landscape architecture or design, with the ability to read and translate plans. Effective verbal communication and strong writing skills are required. Position entails both in-office and field work duties in small-town environment. Salary dependent on experience. ADA/EOE

Reply to: Tony Ariola, DCEM, The Sea Ranch Association, PO Box 16, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497 or tariola@tsra.org

Shades of Green Landscape Architecture Professional Opportunity

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Shades of Green Landscape Architecture
Professional Opportunity

 
Shades of Green Landscape Architecture (www.shadesofgreenla.com) is a full-service design studio located in Sausalito, California.  We are an office with a diverse array of projects, with a main focus on residential, hospitality, and commercial landscapes. We have a growing practice with current projects located throughout the Bay Area and California. We are committed in all of our work to promoting sustainable landscape practices through the creation of unique and innovative design solutions. In addition to talented and nice people, we also have office dogs.
Positions Offered:
Shades of Green has 2 full-time positions available:
1)     Entry-Level Landscape Designer with 0-3 years of experience
2)     Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager with 3-6 years of experience
Offering:
Health Benefits
401 K investment plan
Position offered is long term
1) Qualifications & Skills for the Entry-Level Landscape Designer position:
  • B/S and/or MA/MLA in Landscape Architecture
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • Strong graphic ability. Able to produce presentation graphics and materials.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
Other Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with 3D modeling, such as Rhino and SketchUp, is desirable.
  • Experience preparing construction details and documentation is desirable.
  • Knowledge of current green BMPs is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of CA plant material
2) Qualifications for the Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager position:
  • B/S and/or MA/MLA in Landscape Architecture
  • Significant office experience in preparing design proposals, detailed landscape design and construction documents.
  • Extensive planting design experience, particularly in the Bay Area.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite. Strong graphic ability and experience with 3D modeling, such as Rhino and SketchUp, is desirable.
  • Knowledge of current green BMPs is desirable.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
 Other Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior project management experience.
  • Coordination experience.
Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to info@shadesofgreenla.com.
Portfolios are to be no larger than 10 mb.
Cover letters are to be addressed to Gonzalo Azcona.
Email subject line: 
ATTN: Entry-Level Landscape Designer Application
Or
ATTN: Mid-Level Landscape Designer/Project Manager Application
No calls please. Thank you.