We are a dynamic and well-established Landscape Architecture firm with a strong reputation across Sydney, operating locally from the Sutherland Shire. We have over 30+ years of experience in landscape architecture, specialising in development applications across a wide variety of clients and projects including residential, commercial, child care, schools and aged care facilities.
We are a small but supportive team who take on projects of all scales from private residential yards, large commercial infrastructure briefs and Land and Environment Court cases.
Your role will be to assist the Principal Landscape Architect with a growing project schedule and will include coordinating the design process, drafting, undertaking planting and detailed landscape design, assisting with project development and client/team consultation.
This is a contract role with part time equivalent hours on offer. An attractive hourly rate is available, dependent on experience. This is a great role for an applicant seeking flexible and balanced work arrangements in the form of a genuinely supportive team, working hours and option to work from home.
The successful applicant will have a commitment to quality and individualised design. We’re looking for consistent documentation skills, creativity, good communication, environmental awareness, written and organisational ability. You must be comfortable working both autonomously and within a small team. Prioritising our clients is our ultimate goal, supported by frequent liaison with other designers and consultants, stakeholders and Councils.
A general aptitude for high and organised design skills
Prepare and draft landscape architectural drawings in accordance with State and Local Government development application requirements
Prepare detailed site plans, planting plans, levels and landscape structures
Conduct and report on site visits and inspections, displaying confident plant identification skills and general plant and garden construction knowledge
Familiarity and demonstrated experience working with local governments, development applications and residential clients.
Confident and broad plant identification skills. Knowledge of indigenous and locally suitable flora is highly advantageous as is the ability to identity and tailor plants to the opportunities and constraints of individual sites.
Ability to interpret and specify levels, formulate sections, elevations and understand conceptual designs.
Ability to communicate and constructively work with our team, clients, stakeholders, consultants and councils.
Skills and Experience:
Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer with relevant tertiary qualifications
Member of AILA and/or AILDM, or eligible for membership
Minimum 2 years post graduate experience
Strong AutoCAD skills is a must
Exposure to Revit advantageous, but not essential
Required proficiency in Microsoft Office
Confident plant knowledge
Ability to multitask and manage your time across multiple projects