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Below is a list of all current job postings. To post a job to our board, click on the Post a Job link below.

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Landscape Architect (Park Developer)

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to perform professional level landscape architecture and park planning work relating to parks, open space and related facilities. Provide project design and planning, manage consultants, perform design review, prepare permitting documents and perform construction inspection on park and recreation capital and improvement projects. Provide information and assistance to the public on park and recreation related matters;

Position Status: This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. Limited term position ending four years from date of hire.


  • Develop conceptual and comprehensive site and master plans.
  • Create technical drawings, plans, and specifications.
  • Prepare detailed graphics and written documents for grants and other funding sources.
  • Deliver presentations to a wide variety of stakeholders, including the City Council, management, neighborhoods, and community groups. Inspect construction to ensure compliance to plans, specifications, and applicable guidelines and standards.
  • Approve payment for services.
  • Coordinate and oversee multiple projects being designed by consultants. Develop contract specifications and participate in the bid selection process. Prioritize projects and maintain accurate progress records as appropriate.
  • Confer with and advise State and local agencies and organization as well as the general public regarding City park and recreation matters
  • Develop cost estimates and prepare and monitor project budgets. Identify departmental budget needs and make recommendations for budget requests.
  • Prepare reports and graphics and acquire permits for projects which require local, state, and federal agency review.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
Experience – Three (3) years of related experience relating to planning, design and development of park, trails and/or open spaces.

Education – Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in landscape architecture from an accredited college or university with major course work in landscape architecture, planning or a related field.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Computer Skills –

  • Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate skills in AutoCADD required.
  • Proficiency using GIS and/or Adobe Suite experience is highly desirable.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications. Possession of:

  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire, a Washington State Landscape Architects License.

Compensation Range: $63,564.00 – $82,620.00

How to Apply:

Must apply online through the City of Vancouver’s website or Government Jobs:

Posted 9/20/2018

Landscape Architect/ Landscape Designer – Contract Work

Job Description: Studio is an award-winning, design intensive landscape architecture studio located in Portland, Oregon. The firm’s current work engages higher education, healthcare, parks and open space, high end residential and urban mixed use settings. We are seeking a qualified candidate with 0 to 3 years of experience to share our commitment to design excellence and exceptional client service. We are offering a temporary 3-month contract position with the possibility to continue with the firm full time.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate:

  • Superior graphic skills including assembly of presentation packages and 3D rendering.
  • Excellence in Conceptual Design through Documentation.
  • Exemplary written, verbal, and graphic communication skills, including hand drawing and computer assisted presentations.
  • Experience with multi-disciplinary team design approach.
  • Strong technical and construction skills and the ability to clearly communicate in construction documents.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive technical drawing sets including construction details and specifications.
  • Ability to meet aggressive project deadlines, manage diverse projects and work well within a team setting.
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D modeling (Rhino and/or SketchUp preferred). Revit skills are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
  • LEED-AP is also greatly valued.
  • Ability to begin work immediately.

Compensation Range: Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit a single pdf file (10MB limit) including letter of interest, resume, references, and digital portfolio to: Please do not provide links to online portfolios. No phone calls please. Materials must be submitted no later than October 12, 2018. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 9/20/2018

Landscape Architect

Job Description:

The City of Eugene Public Works Department is hiring two Landscape Architects to help implement an updated vision for Parks and Open Space in Eugene.

The vision for Parks and Recreation in Eugene is a system of beautiful, inspiring places that foster personal, community and environmental health while upholding four core principles:•Care for and make the most of what we have

•Serve the entire community
•Create more connections
•Build better partnerships

This is the foundation of the recently completed Picture. Plan. Play. A Vision and Implementation plan for Eugene’s Parks and Recreation System, which can be found at Eugene voters recently passed two ballot measures to implement this plan, providing additional funding to maintain and renovate existing parks and recreation assets and to expand the system into underserved areas of the city.

Two additional Landscape Architects are needed to complete these and other important City priorities. One position will reside in the Parks and Open Space Division of Public Works and the other will work in the Engineering Division of Public Works. While the duties, skills and qualifications are generally shared, the focus of work varies based upon which Division the position resides. In the Parks and Open Space Division, the focus is on public land management, conceptual design development and public engagement. The focus of work in Engineering is on final design, construction documents and specifications, project bidding, and construction administration and inspection.

Application Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.



  • Principles and practices of landscape architecture.
  • Principles and practices of park, recreation, and open space planning.
  • Public involvement practices, including stakeholder research, interviews, charrette and workshop design and facilitation, and survey design and administration.
  • Principles and practices of landscape design, irrigation system design, stormwater management and erosion control, and surveying.
  • Principles and practices of natural resource management including native vegetation, wetlands and water quality.
  • Practices and methods in park and open space maintenance.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Principles and procedures of public contract bidding and purchasing.


  • Prepare complex maps concept plans, and construction drawings using AutoCad.
  • Use various computer applications and equipment.
  • Understand and apply graphic forms including drafting, sketching and color rendering.
  • Prepare reports, conduct research efforts, respond to public information requests, and prepare and conduct advanced-level presentations.
  • Understand and apply project management strategies, such as scheduling, budgeting, and staffing.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including citizens, staff in outside agencies, other City staff, and elected officials.

Compensation Range: $66,996 – $86,652 Annually

How to Apply:

Apply at:  Application Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Posted 9/20/2018

Parks Planner

Job Description:

Work for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the recreation program to support the development of a diverse array of public, outdoor recreation opportunities. From mountain bike trails to campgrounds to parasailing, Washington’s public lands offer incredible opportunities – we want you to help us provide these outdoor experiences to the people of Washington.

Under the dynamic leadership of the Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, the agency is working to expand access to recreational opportunities across Washington’s 3 million acres of working forests, farms, and natural areas.

The successful candidate will be motivated, creative, hardworking, and have a successful track record of communicating complex issues and working with a variety of stakeholders.

In this position, you will work on the development of concept, design development, and construction plans for recreation projects. This is work utilizing hand drawn and computer-aided design programs to prepare designs, meeting with staff to refine them, cost estimating, and permitting as necessary. You may also provide project management and technical guidance, design review/input and support public outreach, trail planning efforts for new and existing facilities, and statewide recreation plans.

You will work with individual citizens, non-profit groups and other stakeholders, as well as federal, state and local government bodies to coordinate and develop crucial projects required for the successful development of outdoor recreation in Washington. You must be passionate about recreation and sharing the value of public lands and waters.

You will provide strategic guidance to recreation staff, stakeholders, and partners to help DNR provide world-class outdoor recreation experiences. Expect to help build a growing recreation program and to manage & staff outreach events. Expect to draft public and internal correspondence. Expect to work with an amazing team of recreational staff statewide. Expect to love working at DNR!

Why work for us?

At DNR, you will join a tight-knit team of skilled recreation providers to work in a field that is incredibly rewarding. You will be empowered to be creative and think boldly, but will always have the support and guidance needed. We move fast, and want you to help us make the world a better place. You will work in close proximity to a statewide elected official and will have the opportunity to travel throughout the state and experience our incredible recreational areas. In addition, awesome benefits.



  • A bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or civil engineering.
  • Competent in AutoCAD and MS office applications: word, excel, outlook and PowerPoint.
  • A clear understanding of landscape project design and construction practices; conservation and recreation planning; and stakeholder and public outreach strategies.
  • Strong desire to manage projects.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, monitor, and work within project scopes.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.


  • Two years of professional level experience in Recreation, Natural Resource Management, Planning or related field.
  • Experience with Photoshop, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat and Illustrator.
  • Professional Landscape Architect licensure by the state of Washington.


  • The incumbent in this position is required to travel.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function. Employees who drive for state business, whether in a state or privately owned vehicle, are required to possess a valid license as defined in policy PO02-006 and abide by all other driver responsibility requirements.
  • Ability to work on uneven terrain in all weather conditions.

Compensation Range: $4,378 – $5,885 per month

How to Apply:

To be considered you must apply online at (Click on the APPLY button above)
You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
You must attach the following:
A letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile, required and desired position qualifications, and special position requirements.
A resume including the names of three to five professional references.
3-5 graphic examples either hand drawn, AutoCAD or graphics software of: Design concepts, Site plans or Construction drawings.
Carefully review your application materials before submitting. If you fail to submit the required documents or complete the entire online application, you may no longer be considered for the position by the supervisor.

Application Status – once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. Finalists for the position will be contacted by the hiring managers directly.

Note: Finalists and/or interview candidates will be asked to provide a driving record issued from all states in which they have held a license during the past 3 years.

Questions? Please contact Dana Leavitt at (360) 902-1606, or e-mail us at

Posted 9/20/2018