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Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Park Planner)
Are you passionate about the outdoors? Does your dream job include the opportunity to work on recreation design projects in numerous ecosystems across the entire state of Oregon? Would you enjoy working with a diverse group of passionate professionals on recreation enhancement projects in over 250 developed parks, covering over 107,000 acres and enjoyed by over 50 million visitors annually? If so, we are interested in discussing this employment opportunity with you.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an experienced recreation planning and design professional with specific experience developing conceptual and final design plans for site improvements of all scales, and experience managing projects in a range of scales from intimate to park- or system-wide. The ideal candidate will join our Salem-based team in the execution of design, construction management and planning tasks for park and trail enhancement projects throughout the state. There is currently one (1) permanent, full-time opening. This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE). This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
What you will do:
Our newest Park Planner will work directly with the Planning + Design Manager, Planning + Design team members and OPRD’s field managers to plan, design and develop recreation facilities that better serve Oregon’s citizens and visitors.
The Park Planner may also provide project management and/or technical guidance, design review/input and public outreach leadership or support for park and trail planning efforts for new and existing facilities. Our new team member may also be asked to represent OPRD on statewide councils or as an attendee or presenter at conferences, summits or other events with a focus on recreation planning and design.
About our Team:
The Planning + Design team works collaboratively with our engineering and stewardship sections along with our field managers to visualize recreation improvement design solutions. Our work is intended to be responsive to public need as established through frequent public engagement efforts that include the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, the Oregon Trails Plan and other recreation development guiding documents. Our recreation planning professionals also develop new park master plans in addition to updating the plans for our iconic parks throughout the state.
About the Central Willamette Valley:
Situated on the Willamette River equidistant from Portland and Eugene, Salem is an ideal community to call home. The capital city has a burgeoning historic downtown with great restaurants, breweries, walkable streets and affordable housing. The greater valley is home to craft breweries, wineries and miles of rural roads ideal for exploring in car or on a bicycle. Salem is also an easy drive to miles of trails leading to pristine waterfalls, alpine meadows and mountain peaks. There are thousands of acres of public land in every direction waiting for eager hikers, bikers and equestrians to explore. If you are looking for a great place to call home, a position in Planning + Design at Oregon State Parks in Salem could be the opportunity for you.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s Mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.
Please Note: The first review of applications will occur on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. If you submit your application after August 15, 2018 it may not be considered for the first review. This posting will remain open until filled.
Three (3) years of experience in park, trail and recreation planning and design. At least one year of the experience must be at a technical or professional level performing activities in a natural resource program such as researching and analyzing data, conducting investigations, applying pertinent laws and regulations, or coordinating and monitoring project activities; AND
A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Recreation Management, Engineering, or related natural resource field.
A Master’s degree in related field will substitute for up to one year of the required experience.
We are looking for candidates with a work history that demonstrates the following:
Must have excellent graphic, oral and written communication skills.
Must have a positive can-do attitude and a willingness to work collaboratively within a group.
Ability to plan and design recreation facility and trail improvement projects on time and to budget.
Ability to develop content rich info-graphics for distribution to the public and presentation at public meetings.
Ability to work as part of a team in a collaborative design-oriented work environment.
Compensation Range: Based on Experience with Salary Range
How to Apply:
Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Park Planner)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (first review of applications will occur on August 15, 2018)
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: $4,272.00 – $6,309.00 Monthly
Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect
We are a landscape architecture, land use planning and environmental consulting firm with a close working relationship with other professionals and disciplines within our community. We work in an open studio environment within a renovated historic building with natural light and materials. We actively listen to each other and our clients. We develop land use plans, designs and details responsive to the community’s context, client’s aspirations and project budget. We research, plan and design thoughtfully with an understanding of how our design decisions affect our community and environment. We seek candidates that possess our values of craft, creativity, communication and stewardship.
We are looking for a candidate with a strong design sensibility. Someone who is motivated, detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks and manage responsibilities. The ideal candidate is a strong collaborator, highly organized, analytical and responsive to changes in priorities and schedules. The candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills. They must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Effective and proven working knowledge in AutoCAD, including experience in producing construction documents, is required. Demonstrated competence in Photoshop, InDesign, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office is also required. Completion of CAD test will be required as part of the review process.
Compensation Range: Compensation will be based on experience and skill level.
How to Apply:
Email in pdf format maximum of 10 MG file size: Cover letter, resume with education, work experience and a minimum of two references. Include a Digital Portfolio with work samples, including at least one construction drawing example. Please include a brief description of the project and identify the medium used. Send to: John@schirmersatre.com.
Project Manager, Capital Projects and Construction – Southwest Corridor
The Southwest Corridor team lives within TriMet’s Capital Projects and Construction Division. As a Division, we have a focused and talented group of design and construction project managers seeking to serve the public and uphold TriMet Values, while promoting career growth and work-life balance for team members. As the Southwest corridor team, we are collaborators. In our daily routines, we act as chefs in a kitchen making a complex soup. Our soup, is managing the delivery of the Portland Region’s next Light Rail Project, a 12-mile extension from Portland State University in South Portland, to outer SW Portland, Tigard, and Tualatin. This soup uses the finest ingredients rooted in community values, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, and all disciplines of engineering. In personality, we function as a team of musicians passionately writing the next top selling album, and we are looking to hire a multi-instrumentalist to round out our sound.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management or a related field.
Professional registration from the State of Oregon (or ability to obtain within 6-months) as a Professional Engineer or Architect and/or Landscape Architect or certification as a CCM or PMP is highly desired.
Demonstrated experience with transit station design and urban design integration, design and/or project management for amenities in the public realm, knowledge of relevant codes and standards (e.g., ADA-related), as well as general civil design, experience with Light rail-related common environmental requirements, project schedules and cost estimating and relevant procurement practices.
Or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Compensation Range: $75,195.00-$112,793.00
How to Apply:
To learn more and apply, go to: https://trimet.org/careers
TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.
Landscape Architect / Designer
Ecotone Environmental is seeking a project manager/designer who is interested in working on a wide range of projects. The ideal candidate has project management experience and the ability to work collaboratively with project teams. This person will thrive in a collaborative environment, be willing to work closely with the firm’s principals and be good at understanding client needs to ensure that the integrity and quality of design is maintained from conception to completion. The ideal candidate is outgoing, resourceful, well organized and has a knack for developing business relationships.
- Coordinate with project team, produce plans and provide services for multiple projects simultaneously.
- Meet with clients to establish project scope and aesthetic preferences.
- Assess site conditions and clarify opportunities and constraints to the client.
- Develop clear and concise conceptual plans, construction documents and cost estimates.
- Create graphic/visual presentations in the conceptual phase.
- Communicate with product suppliers in order to verify availability and costs.
- Perform site visits, review project details with contractors and ensure quality control for project installations.
- Maintain clear and consistent communication with clients throughout design process.
- Market to prospective clients.
Experience and Qualifications
- 3-6 years landscape architecture and project management experience.
- Experience designing and implementing various types of projects.
- Proven track record building and maintaining ongoing relationships with clients.
- Experience with client presentations & communication.
- Digital rendering experience with both Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency with AutoCAD.
- Experience designing for the Pacific Northwest environment. Knowledge of local vendors and unique demands of Portland landscape installations.
- Thorough knowledge of Pacific Northwest plants, both native and adaptive.
- Working knowledge of irrigation and lighting systems.
- Experience writing specifications.
Salary and Benefits:
- Salary and benefits dependent on level of experience.
Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to email@example.com, showcasing your skill range and relevant experience. Please submit information in PDF format.
Ecotone Environmental is a landscape architecture firm focused on designing environmental solutions that inspire people and respect nature. We collaborate with forward-thinking architecture firms, developers, municipalities, engineers, community organizations and private landowners. Our projects include affordable housing, educational institutions, mixed use developments, hospitality/light industrial and high end residential.
Entry–Level Landscape Architect / Designer
Shapiro Didway is actively seeking a talented and driven Landscape Architect / Designer to join our team.
Who We Are /
Shapiro Didway is a small firm based within Portland, OR committed to creating lasting connections between the landscape, people and the built environment. Our office provides a collaborative experience that exemplifies thoughtful design, ecological practice, and the exploration of design solutions to better the community and provide our clients with effective lasting designs.
Position Summary / 1 – 4 years of experience
We are currently looking to add a team member with a degree from an accredited landscape architecture program and 1-4 years of experience in the field of landscape architecture & design. The preferred candidate will be proficient in drafting and working in AutoCAD, Lumion, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge in Revit, 3DS Max , and VRay is a plus. The candidate must have an eye for clean aesthetics, be proficient in 3D rendering, and can provide support to senior staff. We are looking to fill this full-time position as soon as we identify a candidate that possesses the required skill set and is excited about joining our team.
Additional Position Information /
- Compensation will be based on experience and skill level.
- Full or Part Time position available.
- Independent Contractor will not be considered.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and design portfolio by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Shapiro Didway – Careers”. We ask that digital portfolios be in PDF format and not exceed 10 mb.
Shapiro Didway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect
Cameron McCarthy is a thriving 23-member Landscape Architecture and Planning firm with offices in Eugene and Portland, Oregon. The firm invites entry-level to mid-level landscapedesigner and landscape architect candidates to apply for positions available in Eugene and Portland. The firm has (2) open positions.
Applicants should demonstrate strong leadership, communication and graphic skills and appreciate working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with similarly driven colleagues. Applicants should be committed to design excellence and possess a professional Landscape Architecture degree. Proficiency with AutoCAD, the Adobe Suite, and 3D applications is desired for Landscape Architecture candidates.
Cameron McCarthy has an office culture that celebrates active lifestyles, community, adventure, and the arts. As a team, we support each other in both professional and personal pursuits which helps CM deliver exceptional projects and build long-lasting relationships. CM is growing and offers extraordinary opportunity to get involved in high-profile, legacy projects throughout the Pacific Northwest.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The firm is an equal opportunity employer.
Submit PDF letter of interest, resume and portfolio to: email@example.com