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Position Title: Landscape Designer

 

CBA Landscape Architects LLC is a small collaborative office of landscape architects; we approach our practice with an emphasis on imaginative, solutions-oriented design. Our work is strongly grounded in our conversations with our clients, communities, and project stakeholders; our attention to the individual characteristics of each site; and our thoughtful approach to sustainable design. Our public projects in particular prioritize an inclusive and broad-reaching public input process that strengthens the final results through civic engagement. All members of our staff are involved in all stages of projects, from feasibility studies through construction administration.

 

We are seeking a creative, motivated landscape designer with a landscape architectural degree and one to three years of office experience for a full-time position. Our projects include public parks and playgrounds, schools, institutional, and residential properties with a wide range of programs; visit our website (www.cbaland.com) to see the variety of our work.

 

The preferred candidate should demonstrate strong design and critical thinking skills, be attentive to detail, be comfortable taking initiative but ask pertinent questions as needed, and work well as part of a small project team. Prior experience with construction document preparation is preferred. Applicants should be fully proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, InDesign, and Photoshop. Proficiency in Sketchup or other digital modeling programs is a plus.

 

CBA is operating in a hybrid in-person/work-from-home model; all staff members work a minimum of 3 days per week in our physical office in East Cambridge. CBA is easily accessible by public transportation via the Lechmere green line stop (5 minute walk), Kendall Square red line stop (15 minute walk, connection to South Station) and North Station (25 minute walk). Our office values work-life balance, and we are proud of our record of developing capable and proficient Landscape Architects.

 

Please send your letter of interest, resume,

and 5-7 work samples to: cba@cbaland.com

Position Title: Immediate Opening for Landscape Architect / Project Manager


City: Newport
State: Rhode Island
Experienced Required: 4-8 Years
Education Required: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from an accredited program


Position Description/ Immediate Opening:
Award-winning Rhode Island landscape architecture firm specializing in high-end
residential projects seeks experienced landscape architect / project manager with 4+ years
of professional experience to join our talented team. We are looking for a creative
designer with technical experience, strong written and verbal proficiency, and knowledge
of horticulture and planting design. Must have good hand drawing skill and be proficient
in AutoCAD, SketchUp, InDesign, and Photoshop. Knowledge of Lumion preferred.
Position is full-time and salaried, commensurate with experience. The following benefits
are offered:

  • Hybrid work environment.

  •  Paid time off for personal, vacation and sick leave.

  • Medical and dental insurance plans.

  • 401(k) plan.

  •  Healthcare FSA plan.

 

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration please e-mail contact@katherinefield.com.

 

Landscape Architectural Designer - Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture, PLLC

CT ASLA
5/23/2022


Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture (WPD) seeks a new Landscape Architectural Designer to join the design staff at our small, dynamic landscape architectural design, planning, and project management firm. WPD provides a broad range of services, including municipal approvals, public outreach, project team coordination, and design development. Our projects range in scale from large community planning and urban revitalization efforts to compact pocket parks and custom detailing.

 

The Designer will help bring projects through the design process, including conceptual and technical drawings, public review and approvals, and construction. Expectations include clear graphic and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with a broad range of audiences. WPD team members play an integral role in developing meaningful design responses to site context, social and ecological life, stakeholder interests, and project program. We believe that our work shapes the identity and experience of these spaces, and look forward to reviewing interested candidates’ materials.

Interested applicants can send their cover letter, resume, and portfolio to admin@whithamdesign.com. Please visit www.whithamdesign.com/feature for more information.

 

 

LICENSED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Work Remotely with Generous Pay


ATLANTIC LAWN & GARDEN is seeking a full Licensed Landscape Architect to join our growing company, located in the beautiful coastal community of Jamestown, RI.  We primarily specialize in high end estate landscaping and hardscaping installations and maintenance and need someone with a strong design-focused mentality to help create renderings for our upcoming projects.


Job Requirements:

  • Licensed Landscape Architect with 1-4 years’ experience

  • Strong design/graphic talent with experience using AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and Sketch-Up

  • Field and site assessment abilities with plant identification knowledge

  • Understanding of landscape construction processes and techniques

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

We are offering generous compensation for the right candidate ($100,000.00 annually); we provide medical & dental insurance, a 401k plan with an employer match and paid vacation time.  The position will be remote with some office visits required.  Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including a portfolio to www.atlanticlawnandgarden.com/careers

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT/DESIGNER (1-5 years experience)


WATER STREET DESIGN ASSOCIATES is GROWING! We are a landscape architecture firm with offices in Connecticut, New York and Kentucky, specializing in high-end residential estate and garden design throughout the Eastern U.S. We seek individuals interested in being part of a dynamic team with tremendous growth potential.


Work Description / Responsibilities

  • Individual will work as part of a team, assisting with design development, construction documentation, and project administration for multiple projects

  • simultaneously.

  • Duties will include schematic design presentation graphics, including hand rendering and 3D rendering.

  • Field/site assessments; Plant identification.

  • Project / presentation tasks, as required.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum One year experience with BLA from an accredited landscape architecture or Licensed Landscape Architect.

  • Critical to possess strong design/graphic talent and have ability to develop designs from concept through construction documents and construction administration.

  • Fluency in Autocad, Adobe Suite, MS Office, Sketch-Up and 3D Modeling.

  • Strong knowledge of plant materials/planting design.

  • Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills and be required to effectively communicate with staff, clients, design consultants, and contractors.

 

Compensation
Generous compensation package based on experience level.


Submit C.V. with cover letter and graphic samples to:


Water Street Design Associates
530 Stonington Road, Suite 107
Stonington, CT 06378


Tel. 860.980.3328


E-mail: elaine@waterstreetda.com

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER


TL Studio Landscape Architecture is seeking an enthusiastic and detail focused landscape designer with 2 - 4 years of experience for our office in Providence, Rhode Island. We are a small, design-focused practice that emphasizes process as well as product. The ideal candidate will have strong design sensibilities and excellent graphic skills, both digital and hand drawing. You will work in an open and collaborative studio environment, on a variety of tasks at different project phases, from design to construction. We are working on a mix of project types, from private residential to institutional
landscapes. Go to www.tlstudioinc.com to get a sense of our work. Please send resume and work samples to tom@tlstudioinc.com.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT / LANDSCAPE DESIGNER (2+ years experience)

Artemis Landscape Architects is seeking a full time Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer to join our team. Candidates with 2+ years of project experience from schematic design through construction documentation and project administration.

 

Artemis Landscape Architects is an award winning landscape architecture studio located in the historic village of Sandy Hook, Connecticut. We are renowned for creating exceptional residential landscapes and are committed to excellence in project design, management, implementation and personal service. (www.ArtemisLA.com)

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schematic design presentation graphics, including hand rendering and 3D rendering skills

  • Design development, construction documentation, project coordination, and project administration for multiple projects simultaneously

  • Maintain clear and effective communication with clients, contractors, consultants and team members

 

REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

  • 2+ years experience

  • BLA from an accredited landscape architecture or BA/architecture program and/or licensed professional Landscape Architect

  •    Proficiency in AutoCAD/Vectorworks Landmark

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp (Mac environment)

  • Strong understanding of Northeast plant materials/planting design

  • Creative thinker and team player with a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the work

  • Strong communication skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to work efficiently with high degree of accuracy

  • Field administration required, must have vehicle

 

Please submit cover letter with salary requirements, resume and portfolio (or link to online portfolio) to: liz@artemisLA.com

 

PROJECT MANAGER

 

Come join our award-winning design studio! With a great roster of work on the horizon, Richardson & Associates is currently looking to expand! Just minutes from the ocean, the mountains, and the beautiful city of Portland in Maine, Richardson & Associates is looking for the right people to join our team. Our studio values design work which demonstrates collaboration, innovation, and quality. Our projects are diverse in scale, dynamic in range and typically include working on integrated teams with a variety of like-minded allied professionals in many fields. R & A offers the right applicant hands on experience in the process of design from inception all the way through to in-field construction administration.

We offer a very competitive compensation package which includes Medical Benefits, 401K Retirement Benefits, very competitive salary, a relocation allowance and a signing bonus!

Project Manager:

· 4+ years minimum experience in a landscape architecture firm.
· Excellent written, graphic (hand and computer), and technical skills.
· A strong design sensibility.
· Management experience with all aspects of a project through implementation
· Strong communication skills.
· Comfortable managing a diversity of tasks, as well as be self-motivated, articulate and willing to take initiative.
· Proficiencies in AutoCAD , Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch-up are required.

If you believe you may be the right fit for our team we’d love to hear from you! Feel free to call us and inquire about careers with R&A or please send a letter of interest, resume and work samples (highlighting residential design work and technical drawing skills) to 

 

mail@richardsonassociates.com

Richardson & Associates
11 Middle St.
Saco, Maine 04072
(207)286-9291
www.richardsonassociates.com

 

 

FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


DownCity Design (DCD) is a non-profit community design organization that empowers people to strengthen their communities, using
the tools of design. Our free design learning programs train Providence County youth and adults to become skilled changemakers
and engaged community members by inviting them to design and create service projects for public spaces and community groups,
while learning valuable academic and career skills. We also convene community design dialogues to help groups re-imagine public
spaces and solve civic problems using the design process. Learn more about our work at: www.downcitydesign.org
The Fund Development Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director to support and advance fundraising efforts for
DownCity Design. The Fund Development Coordinator is responsible for creation of visually appealing donor outreach materials;
donor database management; tracking, reporting and acknowledging gifts; preparing fund development reports; fundraising event
coordination; and assisting with grant writing and reporting.


Location: DownCity Design (425 West Fountain Street, Providence), with potential for some remote work

Hours: Part-time, 32 hours per week


Specific responsibilities include:
Relationship Cultivation & Communication:
● Support the Executive Director’s efforts to maintain and expand relationships with corporate sponsors and funders;
foundations and individual donors
● Develop strategies to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors
● Prepare donor acknowledgement letters
● Identification and research of potential individual or corporate donors
● Design of communications materials related to fund development
● Create and coordinate compelling monthly e-newsletter for all donors and funders
● Collaboratively create social media campaigns related to fund development, to build local and national awareness of our
work.
Fundraising & Grant Writing:
● Work with the Executive Director to plan, manage and implement the DownCity Design Annual Campaign and Capital
Campaign. Campaign management includes:
○ Coordinating direct mail, e-mail, and social media campaigns
○ Maintaining campaign materials such as webpages, brochures, and slide decks
● Work with the Executive Director to plan, manage and implement fundraising events including the DownCity Design
Community Builder, 401 Gives, and project unveilings. Event management includes:
○ Soliciting in-kind donations
○ Managing volunteers and event logistics
○ Creating a positive attendee experience
● Assist with grant research, proposals and reports
● Develop a grant seeking strategy and maintain a calendar of grant opportunities to support programs and operations
Database Management:
● Keep NonProfit Easy donor database up to date by entering gifts, updating donor information, and monitoring online
donations
● Run reports, synthesize information, and share regular updates about current and prospective donors, especially following
fundraising events
● Train and assist Board Members with NonProfit Easy usage
● Ensure overall data integrity within donor database

www.downcitydesign.org 425 West Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

The Fund Development Coordinator qualifications and experience include:
DownCity Design seeks a creative individual who can think strategically to implement long-term systems for fund development.
● Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
● Strong relationship building skills and the ability to provide an excellent donor experience
● Organization, professionalism and attention to detail and accuracy
● Openness to creative collaboration and working as a team
● Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
● Ability to plan for long-term projects and design strategies for implementation
● Experience with graphic design, including fluency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
● Well versed in all Microsoft Office and communications platforms; experience with MailChimp and Squarespace is a plus
● Understanding of database management, gift processing and donor relations; experience with Fundly / NonProfitEasy or
other CRM system is a plus
● Excellent writing and research skills
● Excitement about project-based learning and social practice
● Familiarity with and/or excitement about supporting positive change for Providence communities
The Fund Development Coordinator can expect:
● Meaningful work in a supportive, collaborative environment
● A community of colleagues dedicated to designing a just and equitable future
● Training opportunities in fund development, marketing and communications
● To gain proficiency with the design thinking process and project-based learning
● New connections with a team of passionate and innovative designers and design educators
● Access to fabrication tools at the DownCity Design studio, including laser cutter, 3D printer, table saw, miter saw, drill press
and hand tools


Scope:
This is a part-time position, temporary one-year position with the possibility of contract extension contingent on funding and
satisfactory job performance. The Fund Development Coordinator reports directly to the DCD Executive Director. The Fund
Development Coordinator will be expected to work an average of 32 hours per week throughout the year, with occasional evening
and weekend hours. Performance will be reviewed annually. This position will commence in early January 2022.


Benefits of the Position:
Compensation: $17-20 per hour, commensurate with experience


Health & Dental Insurance: DownCity Design offers a menu of health insurance plan options, and pays 50% of a “gold” level health
and dental insurance premium. Spouse and dependent benefits are available, paid in full by the employee.
Retirement Plan: DownCity Design matches contributions to a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, up to 3% of employee’s salary annually.
Paid Time Off: 8 flexible vacation days annually, plus full weeks of paid time off in December and August. DCD also offers 15 paid
staff holidays, including your birthday!


Paid Sick / Personal Leave: 7 days / year

Details on how to apply:
Please submit an application by Thursday, December 9, 2021. For more information and information on how to apply, visit
www.downcitydesign.org/opportunities. All applications must include a resume and cover letter. For any questions about the
position, please reach out to Adrienne Gagnon, Executive Director at adrienne@downcitydesign.org. No phone calls please.

 


DownCity Design Studio at PCTA Site Manager


DownCity Design (DCD) is a non-profit community design organization that empowers people to strengthen their communities, using
the tools of design. Our free design learning programs train Providence County youth and adults to become skilled changemakers
and engaged community members by inviting them to design and create service projects for public spaces and community groups,
while learning valuable academic and career skills. We also convene community design dialogues to help groups re-imagine public
spaces and solve civic problems using the design process. Learn more about our work at: www.downcitydesign.org
The Site Manager will oversee the DownCity Design Studio at Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA), a federally funded
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st Century Community Learning Center. PCTA is one of New England’s premier technical high schools, a Providence Public School
providing students with both a college preparatory academic education and rigorous technical training. PCTA boasts a state-of-the-art
facility and offers eleven challenging technical programs that prepare students for careers through hands-on, experiential learning.
Throughout the year, the Site Manager will work with PCTA administrators, teachers, students and families as well as DCD staff and
educators to support the DownCity Design Studio programs at PCTA and create an environment for collaborative engagement and
learning. The Site Manager organizes all logistics for the DownCity Design Studio program at PCTA and coordinates reporting on our
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st Century Community Learning Center grant to the RI Department of Education. During active program hours, the Site Manager
will be responsible for circulating throughout the programs to offer support to our educators. During the school day, they will
manage administrative responsibilities for this program, including connecting with students, recruiting for programs, coordinating
with teachers and administrators, hiring and training educators, and purchasing program supplies. They will also be responsible for
communicating regularly with the PCTA staff and administration, DCD staff, participating students, and families.


Location: Providence Career and Technical Academy (41 Fricker Street, Providence, RI) and the DownCity Design Studio (425 West
Fountain Street, Providence, RI)


Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week


Specific responsibilities include:
Program Coordination:
● Foster a welcoming, positive environment for participants and educators in the DCD Studio at PCTA programs
● Supervise daily operations of DCD Studio at PCTA programs, including taking attendance, overseeing snack, making daily
announcements, dismissal, and circulating throughout programs to offer support.
● Coordinate planning and oversee day-to-day operations of the 6-week DownCity Design Summer Design Studio program for
up to 75 students each year.
● Lead recruitment and registration efforts, including managing mailing of recruitment materials and organizing recruitment
events.
● Organize end of session celebration events for DCD Studios at PCTA.
● Connect with students during the school day and encourage them to attend programming, matching their interests and
goals to different opportunities offered.
● Check in with students and their families about missed program days, and encourage their continued participation.
● Work closely with the DCD Education Director and PCTA School Community Specialist to organize family engagement events,
including 4 Parent Workshops each year.
● Ensure respectful and responsible use of the PCTA facilities.
● Procure program supplies and track expenditures.
● Oversee administration of program participant assessment tools, including student surveys
● Coordinate with Providence Public School District (PPSD) Department of Research, Planning and Accountability to obtain
academic performance and attendance data for program participants
● Coordinate with PPSD and / or RIDE to offer some courses eligible for school credit

Management and Communication:
● Work with the DCD Education Director to hire, train and oversee 3-5 Design Educators who will teach specific programs at
PCTA each semester and during the summer program.
● Support educators to resolve issues arising within programs and support the coordination of Professional Development
workshops and trainings.
● Organize regular team reflection meetings for Design Educators to share successes and challenges.
● Select and supervise an AmeriCorps Program VISTA member each year, supporting them as they develop and implement
projects to build capacity for DCD programs at PCTA.
● Meet monthly with the PCTA principal to learn more about the evolving needs of the school, address challenges arising
within programs, and coordinate logistics.
● Attend PCTA department meetings and PCTA professional development trainings on a regular basis in order to ensure
alignment and strong communication with PCTA teaching staff.
● Participate in PCTA School Improvement Team and PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) meetings.
● Maintain a Governance Board with representatives from DCD@ PCTA stakeholder groups, organize and facilitate regularly
(monthly or bi-monthly) meetings and record meeting minutes
● Attend monthly 21CCLC network meetings and share relevant information with DCD leadership.
● Build relationships with teachers and staff at PCTA to spread awareness and opportunities offered by DownCity Design
Studio at PCTA.
● Steward and meet monthly with DCD Student Advisory Board to help select future programs, to advise and assist with
recruitment of new students, and to help publicize and plan special events in connection with the program.
● Contribute data and narratives to Progress Reports and development of Annual Plans for RI Department of Education and
Providence Public Schools.

The Site Manager qualifications and experience include:
● Experience teaching or working with youth (ideally high school students)
● Knowledge of best practices for positive youth development
● Highly organized, detail-oriented, and professional
● Administrative experience, including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and data entry
● Comfort with curriculum design and student engagement strategies
● Familiarity with and enthusiasm for the design process. Experience in a design-related field is a plus.
● Experience coordinating projects and events, and communicating with partners and constituents
● Experience supervising and supporting team members
● Openness to creative collaboration and working as a team
The Site Manager can expect:
● Meaningful work in a supportive, collaborative environment
● A community of colleagues dedicated to designing a just and equitable future
● Training opportunities in youth development and adaptive supervision
● To gain proficiency with the design thinking process and project-based learning
● Regular engagement with an inspiring generation of high school students
● To become a valued member of the DownCity Design and PCTA communities
● New connections with a team of passionate and innovative design educators
● Access to fabrication tools at the DownCity Design studio, including laser cutter, 3D printer, table saw, miter saw, drill press
and hand tools

www.downcitydesign.org 425 West Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

Scope:
This is a full-time, temporary position through June 30, 2022, with the possibility of contract extension contingent on funding and
satisfactory job performance. The PCTA Site Manager reports directly to the DCD Deputy Director to ensure high quality of our
programs and alignment to our mission. The PCTA Site Manager will be expected to work an average of 40 hours per week
throughout the year, with occasional evening and weekend hours. Performance will be reviewed annually. This position will
commence in early January 2022.

Benefits of the Position:
Compensation: $36,000 - $42,000 annual salary.


Health & Dental Insurance: DownCity Design offers a menu of health insurance plan options, and pays 50% of a “gold” level
health and dental insurance premium. Spouse and dependent benefits are available, paid in full by the employee.
Retirement Plan: DownCity Design matches contributions to a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, up to 3% of employee’s salary annually.
Paid Time Off: DCD offers 4 weeks of paid time off annually (5 vacation days are available through June 30). DCD also offers 15 paid
staff holidays, including your birthday!


Paid Sick / Personal Leave: 7 days / year


Details on how to apply:
Please submit an application by Thursday, December 9, 2021. For more information and information on how to apply, visit
www.downcitydesign.org/opportunities. All applications must include a resume and cover letter. For any questions about the
position, please reach out to Lexie Whipple, Deputy Director at lexie@downcitydesign.org. No phone calls please.

 

PROJECT MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

 

Company Name Quonset Development Corporation

Location North Kingstown

Date Posted November 4, 2021

Job Type Full-time

 

Description

QDC is seeking a Project Manager with experience in planning, site design, real estate development, regulatory review and/or grant management to join the team responsible for overseeing the development of the Quonset Business Park.  As part of the Planning and Development Department, the Project Manager will focus on providing Development Services, and will be responsible for a variety of tasks and projects related to the Business Park’s overall development, including preparing conceptual plans for real estate projects, overseeing the site plan review process, managing the Park’s Technical Review Committee, administering grant projects, and managing the work of development consultants.  QDC is a small organization composed of high energy staff who are involved in a variety of projects and take on a wide range of responsibilities.  The ideal candidate for the Project Manager, Development Services position will be highly organized and motivated, able to work independently with minimal supervision, and capable of prioritizing work tasks.

Essential Responsibilities

The Project Manager, Development Services will undertake the following activities, at minimum:

  • Coordinate and streamline the review of site development applications to facilitate development activity within the Business Park, which includes review of development proposals for conformance with QDC regulations and standards, providing information to applicants and the public, preparing written correspondence related to development activities, and managing the Quonset Business Park Technical Review Committee.

  • Coordinate QDC’s involvement in the building permit approval process with the State Building Code Commissioner’s Office.

  • Prepare conceptual plans for the development of real estate within the Quonset Business Park, based on guidance received from QDC’s Managing Director and Director of Planning and Development.

  • Participate in meetings with potential and current tenants to discuss real estate needs.

  • Assist in preparing local, state, and federal grant applications and administering grant programs once received.

  • Interact with prospective tenants, property owners, Professional Engineers, architects, contractors, State agencies and other consultants to discuss and resolve design and submission issues associated with development and permitting.

  • Coordinate final inspection of development projects for consistency with QDC standards and plan approvals.

  • Manage the work of professional consultants, including surveyors and architects, retained by QDC.

  • Develop reports, maps, presentation-style graphics, calculations, visualizations and sketches for park-wide infrastructure projects, master planning, and real estate development projects.

  • Act as QDC’s representative when required, including with existing and potential tenants, representatives from the host community (North Kingstown), other State agencies, and members of the business community.

 

Experience and Qualifications

Candidates for the Project Manager, Development Services position must have:

  • A proficient working knowledge of and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in site plan development and/or review.

  • Experience facilitating meetings, managing consultants, and creating illustrative, presentation-level graphics.

  • Experience in applying for grants and administering grant programs.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, the ability to prioritize work to achieve outcomes within set timelines, and the ability to organize digital information.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (engineering, urban/community planning, landscape architecture, etc.).

  • Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems, AutoCAD, the Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and/or Photoshop) and Microsoft Office (or some combination of these software programs).

 

Salary Range: $92,400 to $100,700 DOE

Quonset Development Corporation offers a generous benefit package to full time employees including; Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental, VSP, and retirement programs with employer match.

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by December 3, 2021 to:

Project Manager (Development Services) Selection Committee Quonset Development Corporation 95 Cripe Street North Kingstown, RI 02852 Or Email to: employment@quonset.com

http://www.quonsetjobs.com/job-seekers/jobs-at-quonset/jobboard/view/project-manager-8/

Landscape Architectural Designer - Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture, PLLC

Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture, PLLC would welcome a new team member to join the design staff at our small, 
dynamic landscape architectural design, planning, and project management firm.  

 

This full-time Landscape Designer position will be responsible for the following tasks: 
• Closely collaborate with other WPD staff and maintain a collegial, collaborative, and supportive office environment; 
• Manage and collaborate on 1-6 large- and small-scale projects during all stages of the design process; 
• Prepare site analysis, concept development, layout, planting, paving, grading and drainage, and materials plans and details; 
• Prepare and manage project schedules and meeting agendas; 
• Visit project sites before, during, and after construction; 
• Administer construction projects in accordance with the contract documents; 
• Prepare municipal approval documents including SEQR, Zoning, and Site Plan Review materials; 
• Coordinate between client and consultant teams; 
• Deliver presentations to a broad audience of project stakeholders; 
• Write project narratives. 

 

The ideal candidate for this position would have: 
• 1-3 years of professional landscape architectural design experience; 
• Professional degree in Landscape Architecture; 
• Record of effectively collaborating on projects with other colleagues; 
• Expert communication, organization, writing, graphic, and presentation skills; 
• Expertise in AutoCAD; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; 
• Fluency in SketchUp and/or other 3D software to prepare graphics; 
• Basic Microsoft Word and Excel fluency. 

 

WPD offers our employees a suite of benefits as part of this position, including a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications; 
health, dental, and vision insurance coverage; a generous PTO and vacation policy. Our office provides ongoing educational and 
professional development opportunities and enjoys volunteer engagement with our community. Our bright, beautiful office is in the center 
of downtown Ithaca, NY, a city which offers an exceptional quality of life. 

 

To Apply: 

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following to admin@whithamdesign.com
• Cover letter describing your interest in the position; 
• Professional resume; 
• Landscape Architectural Design portfolio: this should include academic and professional work produced; 
• Professional writing sample, such as a project description, public design application, or presentation narrative. 

 

About WPD: 

 

Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture PLLC (WPD) was established in 2010 and is located in ‘gorges’ Ithaca, New York. The 
firm provides a broad range of services, including design during all stages of a project’s development, municipal approvals planning, public 
outreach, and project team coordination. The projects we work on range in scale from community planning and large-scale infill 
development all the way down to urban pocket parks and minute custom detailing. We believe that our work shapes the identity and 
experience of these spaces, and look forward to reviewing interested candidates’ materials. 

posted 10/25/2021

 

P-100-21, SUPERVISIOR OF PROJECT PLANNING – PARKS, LIMITED – PARKS DEPARTMENT

Job Type: Limited Union

Job No.: P-59-21

Salary: $61,085 – $69,738

Department: Parks Department

Grade: 32

Posting Dates: 08/12/2021 – 08/25/2021

New employees will be compensated at a wage rate of fifteen percent (15%) below the contractual rate of pay for the period of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. Wages for new employees will be increased in five percent (5%) increments annually on the anniversary of the date of hire. On June 30, 2022, new employees shall receive the full contractual rate. This rate does not apply to IT Department positions.

The City of Providence formally invites historically underrepresented groups, such as women and minorities to apply for its open positions.

Job Summary

Under supervision of Design Team Manager, is responsible for the preparation of GIS mapping in order to prepare various CAD based engineering and planning projects; and to manage construction projects of various sizes. In addition, organization and management of project archives system and Parks Maintenance Documents pertaining to the various project Operations and Maintenance Manuals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs field assessments and research in support of Parks Department projects, including on site field measurements using level-transit system.

  2. Prepares reports and project assessments as required.

  3. Prepares design documents, detailed specifications and precise cost estimates and evaluations that conform to all federal, state, and City codes and standards.

  4. Prepares requests for proposals for consultant design services, planning services, landscape architectural service, engineering services.

  5. Reviews design proposals submitted by contractors or architects with consideration to adherence to specifications, site or park constraints, financial limitations, and public use requirements.

  6. Coordinates with Board of Contract and Supply for Park Improvement Projects including but not limited to architectural and engineering services.

  7. Manages complex construction projects by parks staff and by contractors including, but not limited to, project inspections, contract management, and financial oversight.

  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or planning from an accredited college or university preferred, or a related Engineering or Urban Planning degree.

  2. Minimum of five years professional experience in the field of Landscape Architecture or site planning, project development, or park improvements.

  3. Experience in developing requests for proposal for project planning.

  4. Knowledge and experience in AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Suite, ArcGIS online and ArcGIS apps

  5. Must be able to interpret project prints, plans, and site surveys. And prepare scaled drawings of planning and landscape projects.

  6. Must possess excellent oral communications and writing skills.

  7. Must possess and maintain a valid State Driver’s License.

  8. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Training Requirements

 Upon Appointment:

  1.  Must be able to gain a working knowledge of departmental technology and database systems through on-the-job usage and training within six (6) months.

 Sustainment:

  1.  Must maintain a valid State Driver’s License.

  2. Periodic training to maintain proficiency in department technology and database systems.

  3. Participation in customer service training every 36 months.

The term “limited” means that the successful candidate will perform the job for an undetermined length of time. The position may or may not become permanent.

Apply here: https://jobs.providenceri.gov/2021/08/12/p-100-21-supervisior-of-project-planning-parks-limited-parks-department/

posted 8/17/21