Landscape Architect


Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc

Job Description

Herrera is looking to fill a position for a Level II Landscape Architect with an ecology or biology background and 1 to 5 years of professional design experience. The position will be filled in either our Portland or Seattle office. Herrera’s landscape architecture services provide design support across all of Herrera’s practice areas. All our projects seek to maximize ecological benefits, include consideration of life-cycle maintenance, plan for climate-adaptive futures, and create meaningful places. If you are passionate about working collaboratively with other disciplines, have a hunger to push sustainability in design, and have deep knowledge of Pacific Northwest ecosystems, please apply for this position. Herrera is a Pacific Northwest leader in ecosystem restoration, sustainable development, and water resources protection. We recruit individuals who share our values and are dedicated to making a difference. With integrity, objectivity and a strong environmental ethic, we are proud of our positive contribution to our communities, environment, and our employees. We invest in each team member to drive success of our company. We develop lasting relationships with each other and with our clients. Our results-driven, collaborative culture is key to our continued success in developing innovative solutions for clients in the Northwest and across the globe. If you want more than a “job” and want to join our family of employee-owners who are engineers, scientists, planners, and technical support specialists, as well as skiers/snowboarders, parents, musicians, tri-athletes, gardeners, scrap bookers, runners, knitters, hikers, climbers, birders, fishermen, cyclists……please apply. We have a casual, cohesive and caring work environment. We offer excellent opportunities to develop your career and competitive compensation, including an attractive retirement package.

Job Requirements

Required skills:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
• 1-5 years of experience as a licensed landscape architect
• Project-related experience in stormwater and natural resource design
• Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native vegetation
• Experience creating conceptual, permit, and construction level plan documents
• Experience developing detail drawings
• Specification writing
• Technical proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
• AutoCAD • Strong digital rendering skills
• Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
• Flexibility and willingness to help with field work in other disciplines (e.g. assisting with field data collection, or other potential tasks that may need a second field crew member)
• Willingness to travel to Seattle office or project site locations regularly

Desired skills:
• Irrigation design
• Experience with construction oversight
• Background in biology, restoration ecology, environmental studies, or similar field
• Experience conducting site assessments or monitoring
• Experience with landscape maintenance

Terms of Employment

Full time

How to Apply

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