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Landscape Designer - Wilson Design Studio

Description: Wilson Design Studio is a small but growing office with a long and successful local track record of consulting with a variety of clients and projects. We bring a true passion for design and a vision to add value to our communities through each project we work on. Regardless of the project type, we remain collaborative problem solvers at our core. We are looking for a talented, team-oriented designer to help build our growing design & production team. Primary job duties will include production of landscape construction documents, but will expend depending on capabilities.

Skills Required: 0-2 years of experience in a landscape architectural office setting is preferred, but we are open to other levels of experience.  Applicants should be confident and independent problem solvers who enjoy working in a team environment. Technical skills should include: AutoCAD, Adobe & Microsoft Suites, SketchUp, and excellent hand drawing, rendering and drafting capabilities.

Education Requirements: Undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited University.

Contact: Please send cover letter, resume and work examples in PDF format to

The City of Folsom is seeking to fill a position for a Senior  Trails Planner  

See job description HERE

Associate Landscape Architect and CAD Technician Positions

Firm: MDG

Job Description – MDG is looking for a professional, self-motivated employee for a full-time position. Work in a collaborative studio environment that encourages professional growth.  Draft and/or manage the production of landscape architectural plans using AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, 3D programs and hand drafting techniques. 

Experience at a landscape architecture firm preferred, including; landscape design; municipal parks and recreation, residential and commercial sites; grading, planting and irrigation; basic understanding of construction methods, plans and estimating cost of construction.

MDG staff have unique opportunities to provide services in visioning; master planning, community design, park and recreation design, commercial design, environmental assessment, agritourism and wineries, and landscape restoration and rehabilitation. Current project locations range from municipal parks in Sacramento, wineries in Napa to commercial development in Truckee.  Our core values lie in Responsible Resource Conservation, Connectivity and Community, and Innovation and Inspiration.

Located in Chico California, MDG also has a satellite office in Midtown Sacramento.  Associate Landscape Architect and CAD Technician Positions are currently needed in the Chico and Sacramento offices.

About Chico

Chico is a lovely place to live for anyone who loves the outdoors; you’ll find a plethora of outdoor activities any time of the year: from hiking, biking and skiing to swimming, rafting and fishing.  The 3,670 acre Bidwell Park is gorgeous and extends from downtown up into the Sierra Nevada foothills.  Centrally located between the bay area and Lake Tahoe, we enjoy a full range of all four seasons.  The people here are very warm and friendly, the town is attractive, and downtown is vibrant day or night.  With CSU Chico next to downtown, the City has a diverse culture enjoyed through farmer’s markets, concerts, theatres, symphony, art galleries, and wonderful restaurants.

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Project Manager / Landscape Designer

Firm: Fuhrman Leamy Land Group


Are you looking for quality of life, and an excellent career opportunity?  Fuhrman Leamy Land Group ("FLLG") is a landscape architecture and land development services company founded on a bold, transformative vision of design and service. FLLG pushes its greatest talent to the client through a new model of operating the firm for better outcomes and client satisfaction. Our design firm is located in Roseville, one of Northern California's fastest growing areas, at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, in the Sacramento metropolitan area.  We are a young, talented, and growing firm with a commitment to innovative excellence. We are focused on the personal and professional growth of our entire staff and are seeking creative designers who are driven go-getters, passionate about their work, deadline orientated, articulate and responsive to a collaborative group design environment.

Experience Required: 3-5 years

Education Requirements: Candidates should possess a degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college.

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and MS Office required.
  • Strong graphics and design skills are required.
  • Work well in a team environment with strong communication skills.
  • Experience in Construction Documentation is required.
  • Knowledge of California plant material and water conservation.
  • Knowledge of irrigation design and details.
  • Knowledge of construction details, materials and estimating.
  • Experience in Construction Administration is a plus.
  • A California license in Landscape Architecture is preferred, but is not required.

Candidates should have project experience from concept design, through design development and construction documentation. The position has potential for professional growth.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. This is a full time salaried position.   As a full time employee you will be eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing, paid time off and other company benefits. Salary is DOE.

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and professional work samples to  Files should be .pdf or .jpg format. Please do not send .zip files as these will not be reviewed. 

"Architecture-Oriented" landscape and construction document production support specialist

Firm: ORR Design Office

The ORR Design Office is a Mid-Town Sacramento based boutique multi-talented office specializing high-end custom home architecture, landscape architecture and interiors. Established since 1990, Our small team produces personalized and detailed award-winning projects throughout Northern California. Our cohesive projects include challenging topography, complex infrastructures, lighting, swimming pools, outdoor entertainment areas, cabana’s, tennis courts and multi-level outdoor spaces. Our plans are comprehensive, inventive and detailed NO OTHER FIRM IN THE REGION DOES THE KIND OF WORK WE DO.  We’re in the process of upgrading our technology to the best there is. Our office environment is sophisticated and beautiful. We’re in the core of Mid-Town with a beer garden across the street and dozens of cafe’s within walking distance.  This is a career opportunity for the right individual. We promise that you will learn more and be exposed to more inventive ideas in our office than any other office anywhere. Hands-on construction and engineering knowledge and understanding of the construction process is a big plus. You thrive in fast-paced, intense and focused work that demand your best.

You’ll Be Accountable For:

  • Assisting in the preparation and delivery of presentations
  • Preparation of project construction details, technical plans and annotations. 
  • Maintaining files and organizing drawings and graphic standards
  • Develop sketches into complex construction documents
  • Conceptualize a full set of plans and coordinate their completion in a timely way

Your Fantastic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree OR long-term (15 years+) work experience
  • 3-7+ years relevant work experience in California landscape or architectural consulting practices
  • You’re a professional seeking a career and not just a job
  • You’re a firecracker with AutoCAD 2014 and/or REVIT. SketchUp skills preferred
  • You’re proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • You’re a life-long learner and writer and can communicate with professionals and clients
  • You’re detail oriented and love to solve problems
  • You’re a wizard in irrigation design, know plants, a grading plan master, and can detail a building wall.

For full position description, see link here.

Open Position — Landscape Designer

Firm: HLA Group

The Position:

The HLA Group, Landscape Architects & Planners Inc. is seeking a creative, motivated and enthusiastic Landscape Designer to share in our passion for design and who are committed to creating innovative solutions for livable environments.  We are a highly collaborative studio-based firm focusing on a variety of project types including community design, parks/recreation educational facilities, urban design and residential developments.  Candidates should have 1 to 4 years of relevant professional experience, including a proficiency in landscape design and construction documentation as well as strong communication/organizational skills.  Proficiency in AutoCAD 2010, Word, Excel, Photoshop, SketchUp and Microsoft Office applications is required.  The successful candidate shall possess a strong work ethic, foster a high degree of self-motivation and demonstrate leadership in their day-to-day office activities.  An undergraduate degree in landscape architecture is required.

The HLA Group offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and a 401k plan as well as professional development opportunities through daily mentoring, paid licensure, continuing education (LEED, CLIA etc.) and networking events.  Internal teambuilding opportunities include a monthly all-staff meeting/lunch, annual holiday party, Friday socials and community volunteer events. We are centrally located in the Campus Commons neighborhood of Sacramento and within walking distance to a variety of restaurants and public transportation. If you would like to join our dedicated and growing team, please send resumes and examples of your work to Scott Redding, Sr. Associate Landscape Architect at