Landscape Architect

Landscape Architect

Environmental Design Group | Akron, OH, 44301, US
Salary Range:$40,000 – $53,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Job Overview

We are seeking a qualified Professional Landscape Architect who aspires to impact communities in our Green and Blue Infrastructure Group. Our Green and Blue Infrastructure Group plays a critical role in making communities more resilient while providing key co-benefits such as beautification and urban renewal. You will be an integral part of the team to plan and design todays complex restoration of our natural areas and urban spaces.

Projects may include stream and wetland restoration plans, best management practice (BMPs)/green infrastructure (GI) design and retrofits, stormwater grading plans, urban GI site design, GI Operations & Maintenance, and watershed studies.

Our growing team works together to serve our communities, people, and the environment. We do what we love, and thats the vibe we maintain in our culture.


* Education: Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture or related field is required.
* Experience: 5+ years
* Certifications: Natural Channel Stream Design training (Rosgen) or similar certification preferred.
* Technical Skills: Proficiency in MS Office and computer-aided design (AutoCAD), Adobe Software, and other industry-based software is required.
* Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
* Analytical and creative thinking.
* Excellent leadership and organizational skills in a team-oriented environment.

As a Landscape Architect at Environmental Design Group you will:

* Have technical competency in areas of project development.
* Adhere to and train Associates on all quality and safety protocols.
* Actively engage in assigned projects including preparing proposals, project planning documents, and budgets; designing systems for projects using manual techniques and computer programs; calculating and checking project quantities and cost estimates; preparing applications for project permitting and coordinating approvals with regulatory agencies; monitoring project budgets, reporting results to the project manager, identifying and developing strategies to complete the project within budget; recommending project plan changes when needed; assisting with construction observation to ensure work is in compliance with design specifications; preparing reports for distribution to management, clients, and reviewing agencies; serving as assistant project manager as needed; maintaining contact with clients, regulatory agencies, and other outside groups as delegated by project manager
* Collaborate and regularly communicate with Project Manager and other project staff on status of work, deliverables, schedule, and budgets; supervise the work of other professionals to complete project documentation, provide basic direction and input, monitor quality, and ensure on-time completion of work
* Establish and maintain positive working relationships with existing and prospective clients; participate in client events, community boards and organizations and industry associations; participate in public meetings including delivery of presentations as requested

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with flexible work from home opportunities. Occasional evening work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel is primarily local during the business day.

Must have a valid drivers license and possess a driving record that will enable the employee to be insurable under the Companys standard vehicle insurance and general comprehensive liability insurance without additional costs to the Company.

Supervisor Responsibility

This position does not supervise any staff.

What We Offer:

At Environmental Design Group, our firm values, vision, and corporate mission drive everything we do. Throughout our firm, you'll find a culture of inclusion, out-of-the-box thinking, and family. We believe in working hard and playing hard, and we know the value of work-life balance. A career at Environmental Design Group combines challenge, professional development, and support for the community. We are committed to creating a positive environment that impacts the people we work with and work for.

* Performance Bonuses
* 401(k) retirement plan contributions
* Profit Sharing Program
* Medical/Dental/Health Insurance
* Paid vacation, holiday, and sick time
* Tuition Assistance Program
* Continuing Education opportunities
* Leadership Development Program
* Employee and Teambuilding activities
* Dog-friendly offices
* Bike-share program
* Community Impact - Volunteer opportunities
* A hybrid work-from-home and/or in-office work plan after evaluation.
* Referral Program - if your referral is hired, you will receive $2,500 after 30 days of referral's start date.