BFS Landscape Architects has a diverse design portfolio in parks, trails, higher education, sports, healthcare, hospitality, and residential. We seek people who strive for design excellence and professional growth in a collaborative and friendly work environment, where initiative and responsibility are highly valued. For more information about our firm, visit www.bfsla.com. Though this posting is for our main Monterey office, applications for our satellite Mountain View office may be considered on a case-by-case basis. If for Mountain View only please make that clear in your application otherwise it will be assumed it is for the Monterey office.
Project Manager: Landscape Architect with 6-8 years’ or more continuous experience in a similar US-based small to medium sized landscape architecture office. The service-oriented candidate with a strong design focus will be expected to manage projects of various sizes from concept through construction administration. The individual will have demonstrated leadership qualities and the proven ability to work with a team, provide direction to support staff, as well as work directly with principals and clients.
Designer: Landscape Designer with 1-3 years’ or more continuous experience in a similar US-based small to medium sized landscape architecture office. Support staff are expected to assist with site and landscape design from planning through construction documents and gain an early understanding of applicable codes and ordinances.
Creative thinking, problem solving, and a dedication to quality are important aspects of both jobs. BFS encourages personal development goals and offers a competitive full-time salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include a Simple IRA program with employer match, health insurance with HSA, medical and dental insurance, paid vacation / holidays/ sick leave, and professional education development. Relocation costs may be reimbursed.
Project Manager: skills should include communication with clients, collaboration with consultants, construction observation, as well as mentoring support staff, and managing budgets and schedules. Experience with cost estimates and CSI technical specifications is a plus. Software skills must include AutoCAD (2016 and newer), Bluebeam Revu, and Microsoft Office Suite. Driving to project sites and meetings is required. Landscape licensure is preferred; if from another state, then gaining reciprocity licensure will be required.
Designer: skills must include the ability to develop conceptual sketches and presentation materials supported by strong hand and computer graphics. Software skills must include Software skills must include AutoCAD (2016 and newer), Bluebeam Revu Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup and Microsoft Office Suite.
Production skills for both positions must include experience with design detailing, and extensive production of construction documents with the ability to adapt to new standards. A passion for planting design should be evident in materials presented. Knowledge of California native plants is a plus.
Requirements include a degree in landscape architecture from a U.S. institution. Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
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