MiASLA Job Listing

This Free service is provided to Members by your Michigan Chapter of ASLA.  This is a savings of up to $280 from National’s JobLink!

Members: To have your job listed, simply follow the following guidelines:

  1. Use the MASLA Job Listing Form, a .txt file (Windows Notepad), and modify the fields as necessary.  No logos or letterheads, please.
  2. Submit completed forms to: administrator@michiganasla.org.
  3. Submit by the 15th of the month and your job will be posted by the first of the next month for three months.  (Example: submit by June 15 and your job posting will be on michiganasla.org from July 1 – September 30.)
  4. To clear a listing before the three month period is up, please email administrator@michiganasla.org.
  5. For non-members, submit $75 to the Michigan ASLA office and send your job listing via e-mail.

Current Michigan ASLA Job Listings

Posted November 5, 2017

Landscape Architects – Ann Arbor

SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe that extraordinary projects are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2017 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 7th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.

 

The Ann Arbor office of SmithgroupJJR, named one of Southeast Michigan’s Top 100 Workplaces by the Detroit Free Press for the past 4 years, is looking for Landscape Architects to join our team.

Depending on your experience level, you will:

  • Prepare concepts, design development and graphic illustrations.
  • Participate in design meetings.
  • Work with senior landscape architects to compile data and prepare design solutions.
  • Work in collaborative integrated teams of professionals that include civil engineers, architects, building systems engineers, planners and environmental scientists.
  • Establish and manage project budgets and schedules.
  • Conduct quality control review of others projects.
  • Direct team members and others in the application of landscape architectural standards and guidelines.
  • Anticipate and plan ahead for potential roadblocks on agency approvals.
  • Manage contractor and client relations during construction for larger and more complex projects.
  • Determine content of design presentations to client representatives and/or design review committees, and present them.
  • Conduct design work sessions and visioning, outreach and public forums.
  • Consult with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials.
  • Assist in editing technical specifications.
  • Assist in reviewing shop drawings.
  • Visit construction sites to gather information, review design intent, inform and support senior project team members during the construction phase.
  • Use in depth knowledge of trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, and annuals in preparing planting plans and landscape master plans.
  • Participate in marketing efforts through proposal development, interview participation and presentations (including proposal writing and fee negotiation).
  • Develop and maintain relationships with current/new clients.

An ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent.
  • Varying levels of experience
  • Landscape Architectural registration preferred, or ability to gain in near future.
  • Computer skills including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, GIS, Sketch-up and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Technical knowledge of landscape architecture site development elements
  • LEED AP preferred.

SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.

 

Interested in joining us? Get started today by visiting our website at http://www.smithgroupjjr.com/jobs?utf8=%E2%9C%93&location=Ann+Arbor%2C+MI&submit


 Posted October 16, 2017

Landscape Design Professional (1-2 years) — Detroit

Detroit is leading the nation in innovative and transformative design, and for over 23 years HamiltonAnderson (HAA) has been playing a significant role.
HAA is a multi-disciplinary design firm located in downtown Detroit. We are dedicated to improving the built environment through creative, contemporary design. HAA’s diverse group of design professionals work collaboratively across multiple disciplines, including architecture, landscape architecture, planning, urban design, strategic planning, and graphic design. Our design process combines rigorous analysis, intuitive curiosity, and thoughtful execution to create inspiring, contextually-responsive solutions.
HAA is seeking landscape architects and designers at all experience levels to join our Site Team.
We are seeking motivated team players with a passion for urban design and a commitment to affecting positive change. We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package.

Position Description:

–  Act as support for assigned projects within the Site Team.
–  Assist in development of site analysis, research, and conceptual design studies.
–  Assist in preparation of presentation graphics, including 2D and 3D modeling and rendering.
–  Assist in preparation of design drawings and construction documents.
–  Assist with field site visits and construction administration.
–  Actively participate in internal Site Team design reviews.
–  As knowledge and experience level increases, accept increased ownership and responsibility in anticipating and carrying out project-specific tasks under supervision of project lead.
–  Contribute to the design community outside the office by participating in design and community-centric events throughout Detroit.

Requirements:
–  Intermediate proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office (Lumion, AfterEffects, Rhino, Revit and others are a plus.
–  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
–  Interest in pursuing licensure.
–  1-2 years of work experience in urban design and landscape architecture.

Contact Information:
We ask qualified applicants to send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to careers@hamilton-anderson.com with “Application – Landscape Architect” in the subject line.  Those who meet the position requirements will be contacted for interviews.  No calls please. o Hamilton Anderson Associates is an equal opportunity employer, which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 


Posted October 16, 2017

Landscape Architect (3-5 years) — Detroit

Detroit is leading the nation in innovative and transformative design, and for over 23 years HamiltonAnderson (HAA) has been playing a significant role.
HAA is a multi-disciplinary design firm located in downtown Detroit. We are dedicated to improving the built environment through creative, contemporary design. HAA’s diverse group of design professionals work collaboratively across multiple disciplines, including architecture, landscape architecture, planning, urban design, strategic planning, and graphic design. Our design process combines rigorous analysis, intuitive curiosity, and thoughtful execution to create inspiring, contextually-responsive solutions.
HAA is seeking landscape architects and designers at all experience levels to join our Site Team.
We are seeking motivated team players with a passion for urban design and a commitment to affecting positive change. We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package.
Position Description:
–  Act as project lead for projects of simple to intermediate complexity and/or portions of highly complex projects:
–  Collaborate with and supervise Site Team members to execute project.
–  Liaise with Owner/Client on behalf of Site Team, in conjunction with HAA Project Architect and Project Manager.
–  Participate in project meetings and coordinate work across the Design Team.
–  Develop site analysis, research, and conceptual design studies.
–  Prepare and deliver presentations for owner/client and public meetings.
–  Prepare design drawings and construction documents, including specifications.
–  Conduct field site visits and construction administration.
–  Mentor and train less experienced team members in software skills and project tasks.
–  Actively participate in internal Site Team design reviews.
–  Build collaborative relationships both internal and external to HAA, with a focus on reinforcing HAA’s relationship with the City of Detroit, local Universities, and existing and prospective clients.
–  As knowledge and experience level increases, take leadership of increasingly complex projects and tasks.
–  Contribute to the design community outside the office by participating in design and community-centric events throughout Detroit.
Requirements:
–  Advance proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office (Lumion, AfterEffects, Rhino, Revit and others are a plus).
–  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
–  License to practice Landscape Architecture in Michigan or a reciprocal state OR progress toward licensure underway
–  3 or more years of progressively responsible experience in all phases of urban design and landscape architecture.
Contact Information:
We ask qualified applicants to send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to careers@hamilton-anderson.com with “Application – Landscape Architect” in the subject line.  Those who meet the position requirements will be contacted for interviews.  No calls please. o Hamilton Anderson Associates is an equal opportunity employer, which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 


 Posted October 16, 2017

Senior Landscape Architect (10+ years) — Detroit

Detroit is leading the nation in innovative and transformative design, and for over 23 years HamiltonAnderson (HAA) has been playing a significant role.
HAA is a multi-disciplinary design firm located in downtown Detroit. We are dedicated to improving the built environment through creative, contemporary design. HAA’s diverse group of design professionals work collaboratively across multiple disciplines, including architecture, landscape architecture, planning, urban design, strategic planning, and graphic design. Our design process combines rigorous analysis, intuitive curiosity, and thoughtful execution to create inspiring, contextually-responsive solutions.
HAA is seeking landscape architects and designers at all experience levels to join our Site Team.
We are seeking motivated team players with a passion for urban design and a commitment to affecting positive change. We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package.
Position Description:
–  Act as project lead for highly complex projects and mentor other staff within the department in their leadership of projects:
–  Collaborate with and supervise Site Team members to execute project.
–  Liaise with Owner/Client on behalf of Site Team, in conjunction with HAA Project Architect and Project Manager.
–  Participate in project meetings and coordinate work across the Design Team.
–  Lead internal Site Team project design reviews, mentoring staff in advancement of their design skills and processes.
–  Mentor less experienced team members in project tasks, design leadership and business development.
–  Build collaborative relationships both internal and external to HAA, with a focus on reinforcing HAA’s relationship with the City of Detroit, local Universities, and existing and prospective clients.
–  As workload and resources allow, engage on a deeper level in advancing design thinking within the Site Team and HAA at large and engage with HAA directors in advancing business development efforts on behalf of the design team.
–  Develop site analysis, research, and conceptual design studies.
–  Prepare and deliver presentations for owner/client and public meetings.
–  Prepare design drawings and construction documents, including specifications.
–  Conduct field site visits and construction administration.
–  Contribute to the design community outside the office by participating in design and community-centric events throughout Detroit.
Requirements:
–  Advance proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office (Lumion, AfterEffects, Rhino, Revit and others are a plus).
–  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
–  License to practice Landscape Architecture in Michigan or a reciprocal state.
–  10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in all phases of urban design and landscape architecture.
Contact Information:
We ask qualified applicants to send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to careers@hamilton-anderson.com with “Application – Landscape Architect” in the subject line.  Those who meet the position requirements will be contacted for interviews.  No calls please. o Hamilton Anderson Associates is an equal opportunity employer, which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Posted September 04, 2017

***UPDATE*** The previous PDF was updated to include new contact information. If you downloaded the earlier PDF, please refer to the PDF below.

Ingham County Trails and Park Millage Program Coordinator

General Summary: Under the general direction of the Parks Director this position is the primary contact for the Ingham County Trails and Parks Millage Program and is responsible for the coordination and monitoring of grants for non-motorized trails for the duration of each project, including blue ways, green ways and special projects, which requires highly technical oversight, management, and tracking and compliance assurance for these programs. Will communicate and interface with the Park Director, Deputy Controller, Staff and other local governments to allocate and track grant dollars appropriately and in accordance with the current millage plan. Works with communities on helping with local match from various state, federal and private grant programs. This position will analyze and evaluate data, manage funding from budgeting and programming through project implementation and financial closeout and have the ability to prepare reports, charts, maps and other graphs to display data and have background in GIS mapping and data collection.

Download the Job Description TRAILS AND PARKS MILLAGE


Posted July 26, 2017

Mid-Level LA Designer I – Traverse City

Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc., northwestern Michigan’s leading multi-disciplinary firm provides services in landscape architecture, planning, civil engineering, surveying, environmental, and geotechnical services.  GCES delivers quality community-based planning and design services to municipalities and development clients throughout Michigan, and is seeking to expand current staff to include a midlevel LA Designer I with a minimum of three years of professional practice experience in a LA, A&E or other similar organization.

Work would be with several licensed landscape architects and a variety of other staff. This full-time position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture (planning or architectural experience or degree a plus).  Candidates should have experience with landscape architectural design, planting design, and construction detailing document preparation.  On-site construction observation experience and/or project management experience a plus.  Licensure is not required. Public consulting experience preferred.  Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office and Autocad 3-D. Revit experience also a plus and will be considered. We also utilize Adobe Suite and Sketch-up platforms.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary range is dependent of qualifications
  • Insurance benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan with company match

 

Contact Information:

Klaus D. Heinert, PLA

1280 Business Park Drive

Traverse City, MI 49686

231-946-9191

kdheinert@goslingczubak.com