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 May 23, 2017

Landscape Architect – Holland or Grand Rapids, MI

Disher is currently partnering with our customer in their search an experienced Landscape Architect. Our partner is an established A&E firm; this is a full time, direct hire role with our customer and not with Disher.
The Culture:
We’re unique. Sure, every firm says that, but we know what makes us unique. We constantly develop well-rounded professionals who become the best at what they do. We strive to create an office culture that reflects the rapidly shifting world we live in. We believe we’re located in a great city in one of the best parts of the world. At our core we deeply value talent development and opportunities for growth. We have always supported an office culture that encourages new employees to become the best professionals in our core markets of Educational facilities, Industrial plants, Healthcare facilities and Corporate offices. We love what we do and we’re ready to help you love it too. We think that building engineering and architecture is an exciting career full of opportunities for innovation, exploration and relationship building, all to help make the world a better place. Whether you come join us in Holland or Grand Rapids, Michigan, your opportunities are as limitless as your imagination. Come be a part of designing the future.
What are some of the things you’ll get to do in this job?
· Participate with a team on a variety of project types and scales
· Assist in designing and preparing illustrative concepts, design development solutions and detailed construction documents.
· Design and manage individual projects
Experience Required:
· What are some of the basic requirements to work for us?
· Previous experience at another Architectural or Landscape Architectural office preferred (3-10yrs)
· Ability to communicate effectively with various staff and clients
· Creative designer with a passion for quality and exceptional client service
· Team player that enjoys a collaborate work environment
· Exceptional graphic skills and proficiency in AutoCad, SketchUp, and Adobe Suite
· Relationship driven individual with both fellow employees and future clients
What might set you apart from other candidates?
· An understanding of both design and constructability
· You have good time management skills and the ability to balance short-term deadlines against long-term goals
· Registration/current license or working toward completion of registration
Education Requirements:
Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.


Contact Information:

Posted May 23, 2017

Senior Administrative Assistant/Marketing Coordinator – Northville, MI

Provides administrative and marketing support to firm’s management and personnel.
Assist Business Manager with day to day accounting administration:
•Reconcile bank statements
•Assist with client invoicing
•Assist with accounts receivable
•Assist with accounts payable
•Maintain project reimbursables
•Prepare bank deposits
•Set up new vendors and clients in accounting program
•Manage sub-consultant paperwork
•Assist with year end
Assist with the firm’s marketing efforts:
•Prepare RFP/RFQ submittals
•Prepare marketing books
•Maintain master marketing materials
•Manage social media
•Manage project photography
•Maintain master proposal/prospective project list
•Liaison with website consultant to coordinate website updates
•Assist with public relations: new hire announcements, awards submittals
•Assist with special projects: photo books and project photo boards
Support management and personnel with day to day administrative needs:
•Back-up admin support when part-time admin is out of office
•Type project related correspondence and spreadsheets
•Assist with management of facility and equipment contracts, repairs & maintenance
•Manage state professional license registrations & professional memberships
•Track and coordinate continuing education credits
•Update print tracking software
•Event planning
•Special projects
•Performs other duties as required
•Minimum 8 years’ experience in a senior level administrative role
•Marketing experience a plus
•Experience supporting a variety of personnel levels
•Experience working in a small office, architectural/engineering environment preferred
•Must possess knowledge and application of providing administrative support practices in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
•Strong level of accuracy and attention to detail
•Strong analytical skills
•Ability to work independently and self-manage assignments
•Ability to prioritize work assignments and multi-task effectively
•Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
•Advanced level Microsoft Office
•Adobe Acrobat
•Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign)
•Deltek Vision
Grissim Metz Andriese Associates is a progressive landscape architecture firm located in historic downtown Northville, Michigan.  For over 50 years, we have been servicing a diverse clientele comprised of Fortune 100 companies, major real estate developers, hospitals, educational institutions, municipalities and architects. Our firm plays a significant role in project site design and has a strong commitment to team work and design excellence
GMA offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Email resume to: hr@gma-la.com

Administrative Assistant – Part Time – Northville, MI

Grissim Metz Andriese Associates is a leading landscape architecture firm located in downtown Northville. We have an outstanding opportunity for an individual to join our team as a part-time Administrative Assistant.
Responsibilities include:
* Type correspondence and reports
* Answer multi-line phone system and route calls
* Process incoming/outgoing mail
* Organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
* Conduct research on various items using the Internet and other resources
* Order and maintain office supplies
* Run occasional office errands
* Perform other duties and special projects, as directed
Minimum Required Skills / Competencies:
* Minimum 3-5 years related work experience as an administrative assistant, preferably in an architecture/engineering environment
* Ability to efficiently plan, organize and implement work priorities
* Excellent listening, organizational and communication skills
* Enjoys administrative work and is comfortable supporting multiple team members
* Able to successfully perform in a fast-paced and changing environment
* Self-motivator who can work with minimal instructions/supervision at times
* Takes initiative to keep projects and tasks moving
* Computer proficiency with common office software, including Microsoft Word and Excel
* Experience with Deltek Vision and Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Bridge and InDesign is a plus
* Accounting experience is a plus
Please email your resume to: hr@gma-la.com


Posted March 15, 2017

Landscape Architect – Ann Arbor, MI

SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe extraordinary environments 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 2016 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 6th 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 a Landscape Architect to join our team.
Working with us, 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.
* 5 – 10 years of experience
* Landscape Architectural registration preferred.
* Mastery of AutoCAD.
* Working knowledge of 2D and 3D modeling software such as Revit, Rhino and Sketchup.
* 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? Visit our website at http://www.smithgroupjjr.com/jobs/707#.WKXDelUrLDA
EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


Posted March 15, 2017

Entry Level Landscape Architect – Detroit, MI

Hamilton Anderson Associates
Experience Required: 0-5 yrs
Education Requirements: Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
Position Description: We are seeking a hardworking talented designer to assist in the preparation of site design documentation, master planning and site development plans, planting plans and construction documents. Interested applicants should be highly motivated and self-sufficient, able to work in a team environment and have a passion for design and the urban environment. Applicants should have strong graphic capabilities and an understanding of good urban design principles.
Skills / Requirements: Proficiency with AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite, Proficiency with SketchUp, Lumion or other 3d Graphic modeling software desired,  Desire to work towards registration,  Proficiency with regional plant material and landscape plans is highly desired.
Contact Information: Shayla Davis
1435 Randolph Street, Suite 200. Detroit Mi, 48226


Posted March 01, 2017

Landscape Architect – Ann Arbor, MI

Beckett & Raeder, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary firm with offices in Ann Arbor, Petoskey and Traverse City, Michigan providing landscape architecture, planning civil engineering and environmental services. Market segments include: park design and planning, urban design, campus design and planning, K-12 site design, community design, governmental and private sector mixed use, commercial and industrial projects all with a focus on sustainability, universal design and transit forward principles. We are a close-knit group of passionate professionals, enthusiastic learners, and are committed to assisting our clients in making great places for future generations. We focus on developing creative design solutions employing state of the art materials, design principles and best management practices. If you are interested in joining an award winning, fun loving group of collaborative professionals we are looking to add two positions to our Ann Arbor team:
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT,  0-3 years experience
Landscape Architect (license not required) committed to being a collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals interested in learning through participation with senior team members assisting with public input, site design, landscape design, construction observation and master planning.
Work experience is important (internships included)! Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, passion for the profession, design and technical skills. Candidates should enjoy learning and collaborating within a team often sharing drawings and responsibilities.
Software Experience Required:
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, etc.)
  • Sketch Up
  • Proficiency with AutoCad, Civil 3D preferred.
Software Experience Preferred:
  • ArcGIS
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Rhino 3D
Submit resume and work examples to Brian Barrick, bbarrick@bria2.com.
Beckett & Raeder, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.