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Landscape Designer (Entry Level)

Company: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

HELIX Environmental Planning, IncDescription: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned environmental consulting and planning firm, is seeking a Landscape Designer for its Roseville or Folsom office. HELIX provides landscape architecture, environmental planning, biological resources, regulatory compliance, habitat restoration, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors. Why work for HELIX? We prioritize our employees. We have been an employee-owned firm since 2004, providing employees a vested interest in the firm's success through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). HELIX placed in the top three for environmental consulting firms and in the top ten for firms in our size range (100 to 199 employees) nationwide in a recent ZweigWhite Best Firms to Work For survey. Our employees describe us as team-oriented, caring, flexible, and driven by our standards of integrity. HELIX offers a competitive benefits package that includes:Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)Life and Long-term Disability InsurancePersonal Time OffBonus ProgramESOP participation401K participationIn addition to our competitive benefits package, we also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional growth, employee development training, and community volunteer programs. We support a hybrid work environment that balances the ability to work in the office and remotely.While this will be a full-time position, we welcome young professionals who will be completing their degree by the spring/summer of 2023 to apply, as we will consider a flexible schedule prior to graduation. We are looking for an ambitious, creative, organized, and motivated landscape designer to assist with the preparation of conceptual landscape plans, supporting graphics/exhibits, site analysis, construction documents, construction administration, report writing, cost estimates, and public outreach. Our projects include parks and recreational facilities, trails and open space, master plans, transportation and infrastructure, commercial and institutional facilities. Our culture is rooted in collaboration and communication, so this position is best suited for a candidate with an eagerness to learn, a positive attitude, strong verbal, graphic, and written communication skills, and the ability to work within a team environment. This individual must have the ability to coordinate effectively with their project manager, and to prioritize and complete high-quality work within specified deadlines. Attention to detail, including strong writing, proofreading, and organizational skills, is required. Lastly, we make mentoring a priority by investing in and committing the time, leadership and resources in the professional growth of our staff. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a minimum of 5 work samples (in PDF format) for review and consideration. Salary will be based on qualifications and/or experience.HELIX is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and an inclusive work environment. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. PM21 #landscapedesigner #landscapearchitect #landscapeplanning Requirements: Minimum Requirements for a Landscape Designer:Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture (graduation date of June 2023 or earlier) Excellent written and interpersonal communication skillsStrong computer skills including proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPointKnowledge of commonly used California native and ornamental plants Additional qualifications considered a plus for Landscape Designer:Intern, volunteer or other experience in a landscape architecture or related field (outside of academic requirements)Proficiency with LandF/X, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Rhino, Sketchup, Lumion and/or other graphical programsRelated coursework associated with the principles of ecology, biology, land use planning, environmental engineering, and/or related topics Understanding of California MWELO requirementsA desire to pursue professional licensurePI201541691

Keywords: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc, Sacramento , Landscape Designer (Entry Level), Other , Sacramento, California

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